Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 483 402 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.37% 8.26% 9.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.29% 26.14% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 279 356
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +6.87%
10th Percentile £308 £216 £239
90th Percentile £550 £488 £480
England median daily rate £463 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +2.78% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.50 £30.66 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.02% -18.24% +31.14%
10th Percentile £38.63 £22.87 £14.80
90th Percentile £61.56 £34.98 £39.82
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +19.54%

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 1,837 1,538 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.62% 31.60% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,122 997 1,165
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £244 £256
90th Percentile £550 £533 £513
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 60
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.78% +37.23% -17.82%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.95 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.95 £49.88 £42.63
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +3.90% +2.67%

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 9 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 9 December 2018. 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 +11 162 £425 +30.77% 126
Coventry -3 93 £425 +6.25% 21
Shropshire -10 80 £438 +9.50% 17
Staffordshire +4 38 £413 +26.92% 54
Warwickshire -14 26 £490 +63.33% 33
Solihull +8 19 £425 +25.00% 27
Wolverhampton 0 11 £475 +35.71% 1
Worcestershire -6 6 £325 -3.70% 33
Walsall -3 3 £356 +14.92% 3
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
Herefordshire -18 1 - - 4
Dudley - 1 £250 - 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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.

1 313 (64.80%) HTML
2 305 (63.15%) CSS
3 241 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (40.79%) .NET
5 183 (37.89%) C#
6 171 (35.40%) SQL
7 167 (34.58%) MVC
8 146 (30.23%) Git (software)
9 140 (28.99%) jQuery
10 134 (27.74%) TDD
11 133 (27.54%) SQL Server
12 131 (27.12%) Java
12 131 (27.12%) AngularJS
13 130 (26.92%) HTML5
14 118 (24.43%) Scrum
15 116 (24.02%) ASP.NET
16 111 (22.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 102 (21.12%) Web Services
18 93 (19.25%) Microservices
19 92 (19.05%) Microsoft
20 91 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
21 89 (18.43%) Node.js
22 80 (16.56%) React
23 77 (15.94%) CSS3
24 75 (15.53%) ASP.NET Web API
25 73 (15.11%) DevOps
26 71 (14.70%) BDD
27 70 (14.49%) Test Automation
27 70 (14.49%) Front End Development
28 69 (14.29%) REST

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 26 (5.38%) Tomcat
2 25 (5.18%) Confluence
3 23 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 20 (4.14%) nginx
5 19 (3.93%) CMS
6 14 (2.90%) Apache
7 10 (2.07%) JBoss
7 10 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.45%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.24%) Drupal
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.62%) Documentum
12 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.62%) WordPress
13 2 (0.41%) IIS
13 2 (0.41%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.04%) GIMP
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 43 (8.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.28%) Magento
3 7 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Shopify
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 111 (22.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (9.32%) GitHub
3 42 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (7.87%) Google Analytics
5 36 (7.45%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (2.69%) SaaS
7 10 (2.07%) Slack
8 7 (1.45%) Office 365
8 7 (1.45%) PaaS
9 6 (1.24%) IaaS
9 6 (1.24%) npm
10 5 (1.04%) Serverless
11 4 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.83%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.21%) Apigee
12 1 (0.21%) Force.com
12 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.55%) SSL
1 22 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.93%) HTTP
3 12 (2.48%) Skype
4 3 (0.62%) SMS
5 2 (0.41%) Extranet
5 2 (0.41%) Internet
5 2 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.35%) MySQL
3 45 (9.32%) MongoDB
4 34 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (6.83%) Relational Database
6 31 (6.42%) NoSQL
7 22 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.07%) Big Data
9 10 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (1.86%) SQLite
11 5 (1.04%) Power BI
11 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 146 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 62 (12.84%) gulp
3 60 (12.42%) Jenkins
4 56 (11.59%) Selenium
5 53 (10.97%) Cucumber
6 43 (8.90%) Grunt
7 39 (8.07%) JIRA
8 38 (7.87%) Subversion
9 35 (7.25%) IntelliJ
9 35 (7.25%) Sublime Text
10 34 (7.04%) Gatling
11 33 (6.83%) Ant
11 33 (6.83%) Visual Studio
12 27 (5.59%) Eclipse
13 24 (4.97%) Karma Test Runner
14 22 (4.55%) Bitbucket
15 20 (4.14%) JUnit
15 20 (4.14%) Maven
15 20 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (3.31%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (4.35%) Finance
2 19 (3.93%) Marketing
3 10 (2.07%) Back Office
4 9 (1.86%) Games
5 8 (1.66%) Local Government
5 8 (1.66%) Retail
6 6 (1.24%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.24%) Automotive
7 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 398 (82.40%) Developer
2 89 (18.43%) .NET Developer
3 64 (13.25%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 41 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (7.25%) Architect
5 35 (7.25%) C# Developer
6 33 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 31 (6.42%) Angular Developer
8 30 (6.21%) React Developer
9 23 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (4.35%) Agile Developer
11 20 (4.14%) Applications Developer
11 20 (4.14%) Web Developer
12 19 (3.93%) Azure Developer
12 19 (3.93%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.93%) UI Developer
13 17 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.52%) Scala Developer
14 16 (3.31%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (64.80%) HTML
2 305 (63.15%) CSS
3 197 (40.79%) .NET
4 140 (28.99%) jQuery
5 131 (27.12%) AngularJS
6 130 (26.92%) HTML5
7 116 (24.02%) ASP.NET
8 102 (21.12%) Web Services
9 89 (18.43%) Node.js
10 80 (16.56%) React
11 77 (15.94%) CSS3
12 75 (15.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 69 (14.29%) REST
13 69 (14.29%) Spring
14 67 (13.87%) Sass
15 66 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (13.04%) .NET Framework
17 56 (11.59%) RESTful
18 54 (11.18%) Hibernate
19 51 (10.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.04%) User Experience
2 36 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.07%) iPhone
8 5 (1.04%) W3C
9 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.62%) iPad
11 2 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.41%) New Media
12 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.21%) Fintech
12 1 (0.21%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.52%) Linux
2 42 (8.70%) Windows
3 27 (5.59%) Unix
4 23 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 16 (3.31%) Android
5 16 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.07%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.41%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (34.58%) MVC
3 134 (27.74%) TDD
4 118 (24.43%) Scrum
5 93 (19.25%) Microservices
6 91 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (15.11%) DevOps
8 71 (14.70%) BDD
9 70 (14.49%) Front End Development
9 70 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 53 (10.97%) Analytics
11 46 (9.52%) CRM
11 46 (9.52%) Migration
12 41 (8.49%) Kanban
12 41 (8.49%) OO
12 41 (8.49%) Workflow
13 40 (8.28%) Web Development
14 35 (7.25%) SOLID
15 32 (6.63%) SDLC
16 29 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 183 (37.89%) C#
2 171 (35.40%) SQL
3 131 (27.12%) Java
4 50 (10.35%) PHP
5 49 (10.14%) Java 8
6 38 (7.87%) Ruby
7 32 (6.63%) Groovy
7 32 (6.63%) Scala
8 28 (5.80%) Python
9 27 (5.59%) TypeScript
10 19 (3.93%) Haskell
10 19 (3.93%) Perl
11 15 (3.11%) ES6
12 13 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.69%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.48%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.48%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.66%) C++
15 6 (1.24%) C
16 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.97%) Degree
4 18 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.62%) ISEB
6 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.11%) QA
1 15 (3.11%) WCAG
2 5 (1.04%) WAI
3 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) PMO
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (9.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.21%) etcd
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (7.04%) Grafana
1 34 (7.04%) Kibana
2 19 (3.93%) Puppet
3 15 (3.11%) Graphite
4 11 (2.28%) HockeyApp
5 5 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) cPanel
6 2 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.41%) Plesk
6 2 (0.41%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) Consul
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Packer
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.39%) Google
3 38 (7.87%) Oracle
4 23 (4.76%) IBM
5 13 (2.69%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.69%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.48%) Splunk
6 12 (2.48%) Twitter
7 11 (2.28%) Apple
8 10 (2.07%) SAP
9 7 (1.45%) BMC
9 7 (1.45%) hybris
9 7 (1.45%) Remedy
10 6 (1.24%) Adobe
10 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.83%) Demandware
11 4 (0.83%) Zend
12 3 (0.62%) ATG
12 3 (0.62%) Pega
12 3 (0.62%) Sitecore