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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 8 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 72 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.39% 10.56% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.73% 32.32% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 21
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 £265 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
220 198 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.75% 32.67% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 111 121
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +13.84%
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 23 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 23 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.

1 105 (66.46%) CSS
2 100 (63.29%) HTML
3 74 (46.84%) jQuery
4 66 (41.77%) .NET
5 61 (38.61%) C#
6 54 (34.18%) MVC
7 47 (29.75%) ASP.NET
8 45 (28.48%) PHP
9 43 (27.22%) HTML5
10 42 (26.58%) SQL
11 39 (24.68%) CSS3
12 38 (24.05%) MySQL
13 37 (23.42%) SQL Server
14 30 (18.99%) XML
15 26 (16.46%) Java
15 26 (16.46%) WCF
15 26 (16.46%) Web Development
16 25 (15.82%) Microsoft
17 22 (13.92%) Ajax
18 21 (13.29%) Visual Studio
19 19 (12.03%) .NET Framework
20 17 (10.76%) Web Services
20 17 (10.76%) JSP
20 17 (10.76%) Finance
21 16 (10.13%) E-Commerce
21 16 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (10.13%) LINQ
22 15 (9.49%) SharePoint
22 15 (9.49%) UNIX
22 15 (9.49%) Perl

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (9.49%) SharePoint
1 15 (9.49%) CMS
2 9 (5.70%) Apache
2 9 (5.70%) WordPress
3 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.80%) IIS
5 5 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.53%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.90%) SAP Portal
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.27%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.63%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Office
2 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.33%) Photoshop
3 9 (5.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (8.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.63%) e-Work
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) LTE
2 3 (1.90%) 4G
3 2 (1.27%) FTP
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) 3G
3 2 (1.27%) 2G
4 1 (0.63%) Extranet
4 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.05%) MySQL
2 37 (23.42%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.16%) Informix
6 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.90%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.96%) Subversion
3 9 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.06%) Ant
5 7 (4.43%) Maven
6 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.16%) Selenium
8 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.90%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.27%) JMeter
10 2 (1.27%) JIRA
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.63%) NUnit
11 1 (0.63%) FxCop
11 1 (0.63%) RubyGems
11 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (10.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.80%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Games
5 3 (1.90%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) 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%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 134 (84.81%) Developer
2 34 (21.52%) Web Developer
2 34 (21.52%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.03%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (9.49%) .NET Web Developer
6 14 (8.86%) PHP Developer
7 13 (8.23%) CRM Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.06%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Consultant
9 8 (5.06%) Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Designer
11 6 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.16%) UNIX Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Sitecore Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (66.46%) CSS
2 100 (63.29%) HTML
3 74 (46.84%) jQuery
4 66 (41.77%) .NET
5 47 (29.75%) ASP.NET
6 43 (27.22%) HTML5
7 39 (24.68%) CSS3
8 30 (18.99%) XML
9 26 (16.46%) WCF
10 22 (13.92%) Ajax
11 19 (12.03%) .NET Framework
12 17 (10.76%) Web Services
12 17 (10.76%) JSP
13 16 (10.13%) LINQ
14 14 (8.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (8.23%) XSLT
16 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
17 10 (6.33%) J2EE
17 10 (6.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Web 2.0
2 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.16%) Open Source
4 4 (2.53%) iPad
4 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) W3C
6 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) UNIX
2 13 (8.23%) Linux
3 9 (5.70%) Windows
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.16%) Android
5 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.63%) Fedora
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.18%) MVC
2 26 (16.46%) Web Development
3 16 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.13%) E-Commerce
4 15 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (8.23%) CRM
5 13 (8.23%) Logistics
6 12 (7.59%) Scrum
7 11 (6.96%) Migration
8 10 (6.33%) OOP
9 9 (5.70%) SEO
9 9 (5.70%) SOA
9 9 (5.70%) TDD
9 9 (5.70%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.80%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.80%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.16%) Web Design
11 5 (3.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.61%) C#
2 45 (28.48%) PHP
3 42 (26.58%) SQL
4 26 (16.46%) Java
5 15 (9.49%) Perl
6 14 (8.86%) VBA
7 7 (4.43%) PHP5
8 5 (3.16%) PHP4
9 4 (2.53%) Scala
9 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.53%) VB
9 4 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.53%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) Python
11 2 (1.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Adobe
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle
4 6 (3.80%) BMC
4 6 (3.80%) Alterian
4 6 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.80%) Sencha
5 5 (3.16%) Sybase
6 4 (2.53%) SAP
6 4 (2.53%) Zend
7 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) Remedy
7 2 (1.27%) Sony
8 1 (0.63%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.63%) Stellent
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
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