Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 445 407 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.86% 8.49% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.69% 25.33% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 293 326
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +13.85%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £260
90th Percentile £560 £523 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £56.00 £25.42 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.34% +10.50% -37.84%
10th Percentile £49.80 £19.97 £16.60
90th Percentile £61.75 £29.94 £37.80
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% +10.97% +10.71%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,802 1,607 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.87% 33.51% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,072 1,009 1,034
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £259
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £484 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +32.00% -16.85%
10th Percentile £16.85 £17.30 £14.58
90th Percentile £57.95 £49.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 154 £400 +14.29% 133
Coventry -4 111 £438 -2.23% 23
Shropshire -2 74 £435 -8.81% 16
Staffordshire -1 32 £438 +34.62% 40
Warwickshire -10 21 £350 +27.27% 24
Solihull +13 14 £444 +77.50% 22
Walsall -7 3 £356 +20.76% 8
Worcestershire -10 3 £395 +21.54% 36
Wolverhampton -2 2 £425 +25.00% 8
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
Dudley - 1 £250 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £575 - 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 307 (68.99%) HTML
2 281 (63.15%) CSS
3 227 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (45.62%) .NET
5 190 (42.70%) C#
6 152 (34.16%) SQL
7 146 (32.81%) SQL Server
8 143 (32.13%) MVC
9 122 (27.42%) Git (software)
10 121 (27.19%) Web Services
11 119 (26.74%) TDD
11 119 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 113 (25.39%) Scrum
13 110 (24.72%) ASP.NET
14 100 (22.47%) Java
14 100 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
15 95 (21.35%) HTML5
16 92 (20.67%) jQuery
17 89 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 78 (17.53%) DevOps
19 76 (17.08%) Microsoft
20 70 (15.73%) .NET Framework
20 70 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 70 (15.73%) Jenkins
21 69 (15.51%) ASP.NET MVC
22 67 (15.06%) Node.js
22 67 (15.06%) Microservices
23 63 (14.16%) REST
24 61 (13.71%) BDD
25 60 (13.48%) React

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (5.62%) Confluence
2 22 (4.94%) CMS
3 20 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.92%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.47%) Apache
7 10 (2.25%) nginx
8 9 (2.02%) JBoss
9 8 (1.80%) Documentum
9 8 (1.80%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.12%) Anypoint
11 5 (1.12%) Drupal
12 4 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.90%) IIS
12 4 (0.90%) WordPress
13 3 (0.67%) Mule
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.22%) InDesign
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (8.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.80%) Magento
3 3 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.45%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 119 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (7.42%) Dynamics 365
4 32 (7.19%) GitHub
5 27 (6.07%) Google Analytics
6 24 (5.39%) Serverless
7 18 (4.04%) Office 365
8 14 (3.15%) SaaS
9 12 (2.70%) Slack
10 5 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.12%) Azure Functions
11 4 (0.90%) npm
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.92%) Skype
1 13 (2.92%) SSL
2 9 (2.02%) HTTP
2 9 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.67%) Firewall
3 3 (0.67%) Internet
3 3 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.45%) Extranet
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.99%) MySQL
3 27 (6.07%) MongoDB
3 27 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (2.25%) Power BI
7 10 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.02%) SQLite
9 8 (1.80%) Big Data
9 8 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.80%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.57%) SQLPlus
11 5 (1.12%) MS Access
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 122 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 70 (15.73%) Jenkins
3 47 (10.56%) JIRA
4 44 (9.89%) Selenium
5 42 (9.44%) Visual Studio
6 40 (8.99%) Cucumber
7 38 (8.54%) gulp
8 33 (7.42%) Maven
9 24 (5.39%) Gatling
9 24 (5.39%) IntelliJ
9 24 (5.39%) Sublime Text
10 22 (4.94%) Subversion
11 20 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 20 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (3.82%) Ant
12 17 (3.82%) Grunt
12 17 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (3.82%) WebDriver
13 15 (3.37%) Visual Studio Code
14 14 (3.15%) Artifactory
General
1 18 (4.04%) Finance
2 13 (2.92%) Games
3 10 (2.25%) Retail
4 8 (1.80%) Legal
5 5 (1.12%) Marketing
6 3 (0.67%) Automotive
6 3 (0.67%) Law
7 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 379 (85.17%) Developer
2 95 (21.35%) .NET Developer
3 49 (11.01%) C# Developer
4 38 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 33 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 27 (6.07%) Architect
8 27 (6.07%) React Developer
9 26 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (5.17%) CRM Developer
11 22 (4.94%) Agile Developer
11 22 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 22 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 21 (4.72%) Lead Developer
13 20 (4.49%) Web Developer
14 19 (4.27%) Angular Developer
14 19 (4.27%) UI Developer
15 18 (4.04%) Applications Developer
15 18 (4.04%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (68.99%) HTML
2 281 (63.15%) CSS
3 203 (45.62%) .NET
4 121 (27.19%) Web Services
5 110 (24.72%) ASP.NET
6 95 (21.35%) HTML5
7 92 (20.67%) jQuery
8 89 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 70 (15.73%) .NET Framework
9 70 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 69 (15.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (15.06%) Node.js
12 63 (14.16%) REST
13 60 (13.48%) React
14 58 (13.03%) CSS3
15 50 (11.24%) XML
16 46 (10.34%) SOAP
17 45 (10.11%) JSON
18 43 (9.66%) Sass
18 43 (9.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.24%) User Experience
2 30 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.25%) iPhone
6 10 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.67%) iPad
8 3 (0.67%) Mobile Games
8 3 (0.67%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) Social Media
9 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.45%) Animation
9 2 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.45%) New Media
9 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.22%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.22%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.31%) Linux
2 19 (4.27%) Mac OS
3 18 (4.04%) Unix
4 16 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.37%) Android
5 15 (3.37%) Windows
6 10 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (32.13%) MVC
3 119 (26.74%) TDD
4 113 (25.39%) Scrum
5 100 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (17.53%) DevOps
7 67 (15.06%) Microservices
8 61 (13.71%) BDD
9 55 (12.36%) Kanban
10 53 (11.91%) SOLID
11 50 (11.24%) Front End Development
11 50 (11.24%) Test Automation
12 41 (9.21%) CRM
13 39 (8.76%) Analytics
13 39 (8.76%) Web Development
14 35 (7.87%) Technical Leadership
15 34 (7.64%) Workflow
16 32 (7.19%) SDLC
17 29 (6.52%) OO
17 29 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (42.70%) C#
2 152 (34.16%) SQL
3 100 (22.47%) Java
4 47 (10.56%) Python
5 45 (10.11%) PHP
6 35 (7.87%) Ruby
7 33 (7.42%) Scala
8 24 (5.39%) Groovy
8 24 (5.39%) Perl
9 23 (5.17%) Java 8
10 20 (4.49%) TypeScript
11 17 (3.82%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.15%) Apple Swift
12 14 (3.15%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.25%) ES6
15 9 (2.02%) Haskell
16 8 (1.80%) Go
17 7 (1.57%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.15%) Degree
4 8 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.90%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.67%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) GCFA
7 1 (0.22%) GCFE
7 1 (0.22%) GREM
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.90%) WCAG
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (10.79%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.22%) etcd
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (5.17%) Grafana
1 23 (5.17%) Kibana
2 14 (3.15%) Graphite
2 14 (3.15%) Puppet
3 11 (2.47%) HockeyApp
4 10 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.12%) Terraform
7 4 (0.90%) Ansible
8 3 (0.67%) Mesos
8 3 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.67%) rkt
8 3 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.45%) cPanel
9 2 (0.45%) EnCase
9 2 (0.45%) Plesk
10 1 (0.22%) Consul
10 1 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 76 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.11%) Oracle
3 37 (8.31%) Google
4 18 (4.04%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.15%) Splunk
6 13 (2.92%) IBM
6 13 (2.92%) Xamarin
7 12 (2.70%) Adobe
7 12 (2.70%) Twitter
8 10 (2.25%) Apple
9 8 (1.80%) Pega
10 7 (1.57%) SAP
11 6 (1.35%) hybris
12 5 (1.12%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.67%) ATG
14 3 (0.67%) Demandware
14 3 (0.67%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.45%) Telerik