The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 68 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.62% 11.22% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.19% 34.85% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £204 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 198 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.83% 32.20% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 122 115
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.54 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.75 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Birmingham region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 107 (66.88%) CSS
2 102 (63.75%) HTML
3 76 (47.50%) jQuery
4 66 (41.25%) .NET
5 61 (38.13%) C#
6 55 (34.38%) MVC
7 47 (29.38%) ASP.NET
8 45 (28.13%) PHP
8 45 (28.13%) HTML5
9 41 (25.63%) SQL
10 40 (25.00%) CSS3
11 39 (24.38%) MySQL
12 36 (22.50%) SQL Server
13 30 (18.75%) XML
14 26 (16.25%) Java
14 26 (16.25%) WCF
14 26 (16.25%) Web Development
15 23 (14.38%) Ajax
15 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
16 21 (13.13%) Visual Studio
17 19 (11.88%) .NET Framework
18 18 (11.25%) Web Services
18 18 (11.25%) E-Commerce
19 17 (10.63%) JSP
19 17 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (10.00%) LINQ
20 16 (10.00%) Finance
20 16 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
21 15 (9.38%) CMS
21 15 (9.38%) Perl

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.38%) CMS
1 15 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.63%) Apache
2 9 (5.63%) WordPress
3 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.75%) IIS
5 5 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.88%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.88%) SAP Portal
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.25%) Node.js
7 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Office
1 10 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (8.13%) Magento
3 2 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.63%) e-Work
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) LTE
2 3 (1.88%) 4G
3 2 (1.25%) 2G
3 2 (1.25%) Intranet
3 2 (1.25%) 3G
3 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) Extranet
4 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.38%) MySQL
2 36 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.13%) Informix
6 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.88%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.88%) Subversion
3 9 (5.63%) Ant
3 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.38%) Maven
5 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.13%) Selenium
7 4 (2.50%) PhoneGap
7 4 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.88%) JIRA
8 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.25%) JMeter
10 1 (0.63%) NUnit
10 1 (0.63%) FxCop
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.63%) Grunt
10 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.75%) Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Games
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
5 3 (1.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (85.63%) Developer
2 34 (21.25%) .NET Developer
2 34 (21.25%) Web Developer
3 19 (11.88%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 14 (8.75%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.75%) CRM Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Consultant
8 8 (5.00%) Architect
8 8 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Designer
10 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.13%) UNIX Developer
12 4 (2.50%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (2.50%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (66.88%) CSS
2 102 (63.75%) HTML
3 76 (47.50%) jQuery
4 66 (41.25%) .NET
5 47 (29.38%) ASP.NET
6 45 (28.13%) HTML5
7 40 (25.00%) CSS3
8 30 (18.75%) XML
9 26 (16.25%) WCF
10 23 (14.38%) Ajax
11 19 (11.88%) .NET Framework
12 18 (11.25%) Web Services
13 17 (10.63%) JSP
14 16 (10.00%) LINQ
15 14 (8.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (8.13%) AngularJS
16 13 (8.13%) XSLT
16 13 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (6.25%) JSON
17 10 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Web 2.0
2 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.13%) Open Source
3 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.13%) iPad
4 3 (1.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.25%) W3C
5 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) UNIX
2 13 (8.13%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Windows
4 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.75%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Fedora
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.63%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.38%) MVC
2 26 (16.25%) Web Development
3 18 (11.25%) E-Commerce
4 17 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (8.75%) CRM
7 13 (8.13%) Logistics
8 12 (7.50%) Scrum
9 11 (6.88%) Migration
9 11 (6.88%) OOP
10 10 (6.25%) SOA
11 9 (5.63%) SEO
11 9 (5.63%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (5.63%) TDD
12 7 (4.38%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (3.75%) Incident Management
14 5 (3.13%) OO
14 5 (3.13%) Web Design
14 5 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.13%) C#
2 45 (28.13%) PHP
3 41 (25.63%) SQL
4 26 (16.25%) Java
5 15 (9.38%) Perl
6 13 (8.13%) VBA
7 7 (4.38%) PHP5
8 5 (3.13%) VB
8 5 (3.13%) PHP4
9 4 (2.50%) Scala
9 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.50%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.25%) Ruby
11 2 (1.25%) VBScript
11 2 (1.25%) C++
11 2 (1.25%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (1.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.50%) Adobe
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle
4 6 (3.75%) Sencha
4 6 (3.75%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.75%) Alterian
4 6 (3.75%) BMC
5 5 (3.13%) Sybase
5 5 (3.13%) Zend
6 4 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) Remedy
7 2 (1.25%) Sony
8 1 (0.63%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.63%) Stellent
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) AccuRev
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