The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 22 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 55 83 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.72% 12.65% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.21% 35.78% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 13
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£300 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
JavaScript
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 232 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.97% 35.37% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 156 62
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 84 (83.17%) HTML
2 76 (75.25%) CSS
3 53 (52.48%) jQuery
4 45 (44.55%) HTML5
5 39 (38.61%) .NET
6 36 (35.64%) MVC
7 32 (31.68%) C#
8 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET
9 28 (27.72%) PHP
9 28 (27.72%) CSS3
10 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
12 21 (20.79%) MySQL
13 20 (19.80%) AngularJS
14 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (15.84%) Web Services
14 16 (15.84%) SQL
15 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
16 13 (12.87%) Photoshop
17 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
17 12 (11.88%) OO
18 11 (10.89%) Java
19 10 (9.90%) Adobe
19 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
20 9 (8.91%) WCF
20 9 (8.91%) WordPress
20 9 (8.91%) OOP
20 9 (8.91%) CRM
20 9 (8.91%) XML
20 9 (8.91%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 9 (8.91%) WordPress
1 9 (8.91%) CMS
2 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.95%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.97%) Node.js
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.97%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 1 (0.99%) Kentico
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) Magento
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.98%) GitHub
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.98%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.98%) PaaS
1 2 (1.98%) Heroku
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Intranet
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.79%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) MS Access
7 1 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.93%) Subversion
4 4 (3.96%) PhpStorm
5 3 (2.97%) Lombardi
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.97%) Grunt
5 3 (2.97%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) FishEye
6 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.99%) Toad
6 1 (0.99%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 8 (7.92%) Marketing
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Games
3 3 (2.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (87.13%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Web Developer
5 14 (13.86%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.94%) MySQL Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.96%) WordPress Developer
10 3 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Magento Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Consultant
11 2 (1.98%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (83.17%) HTML
2 76 (75.25%) CSS
3 53 (52.48%) jQuery
4 45 (44.55%) HTML5
5 39 (38.61%) .NET
6 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET
7 28 (27.72%) CSS3
8 20 (19.80%) AngularJS
9 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (15.84%) Web Services
10 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.91%) WCF
11 9 (8.91%) XML
11 9 (8.91%) Ajax
12 7 (6.93%) Spring
13 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.94%) XHTML
13 6 (5.94%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.95%) Laravel
14 5 (4.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.97%) W3C
3 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Social Media
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.99%) VAX
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) UNIX
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) VMS
4 1 (0.99%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) MVC
2 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.88%) OO
4 9 (8.91%) OOP
4 9 (8.91%) CRM
5 7 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (6.93%) Workflow
5 7 (6.93%) TDD
6 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.94%) Web Development
7 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.95%) Scrum
7 5 (4.95%) Mobile Development
8 4 (3.96%) Web Design
8 4 (3.96%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.97%) BPMN
9 3 (2.97%) Android Development
9 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.97%) SOA
9 3 (2.97%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) C#
2 28 (27.72%) PHP
3 16 (15.84%) SQL
4 11 (10.89%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) PHP5
6 4 (3.96%) PHP4
7 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.99%) XPath
8 1 (0.99%) Scala
8 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.99%) Pascal
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VB6
8 1 (0.99%) DCL
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
1 2 (1.98%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Adobe
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle
4 5 (4.95%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.96%) Telerik
5 4 (3.96%) Google
5 4 (3.96%) Zend
6 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.98%) Apple
7 2 (1.98%) Nintex
8 1 (0.99%) Pega
8 1 (0.99%) Talend
8 1 (0.99%) Facebook
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) BEA
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Sybase
8 1 (0.99%) Vitria
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