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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 55 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.74% 6.91% 8.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.54% 19.18% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £310 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
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
169 219 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.87% 36.02% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 131 80
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.30 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 111 (74.00%) HTML
2 107 (71.33%) CSS
3 61 (40.67%) jQuery
4 56 (37.33%) .NET
5 41 (27.33%) C#
6 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 38 (25.33%) MVC
8 34 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (22.67%) CRM
9 32 (21.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 32 (21.33%) HTML5
9 32 (21.33%) AngularJS
10 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
11 28 (18.67%) PHP
12 27 (18.00%) MySQL
13 25 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 23 (15.33%) Web Services
14 23 (15.33%) OOP
15 22 (14.67%) SharePoint
16 20 (13.33%) SQL
17 18 (12.00%) OO
18 17 (11.33%) .NET Framework
18 17 (11.33%) Backbone.js
19 16 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
19 16 (10.67%) CSS3
19 16 (10.67%) Symfony
19 16 (10.67%) Zend
19 16 (10.67%) Ajax
19 16 (10.67%) Finance
19 16 (10.67%) Visual Studio

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.33%) IIS
2 11 (7.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.33%) Drupal
3 5 (3.33%) Node.js
3 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.67%) Apache
5 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.33%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (21.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) FTP
2 3 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.00%) MySQL
2 25 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.33%) Ant
5 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.67%) Lombardi
5 4 (2.67%) JIRA
6 3 (2.00%) Subversion
7 2 (1.33%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.67%) NUnit
8 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.67%) Maven
8 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Local Government
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 129 (86.00%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) CRM Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 19 (12.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (12.67%) Web Developer
5 17 (11.33%) .NET Developer
6 14 (9.33%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (8.67%) Designer
7 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 10 (6.67%) PHP Developer
9 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.67%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
13 5 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
13 5 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.33%) Interactive Designer
13 5 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (3.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (74.00%) HTML
2 107 (71.33%) CSS
3 61 (40.67%) jQuery
4 56 (37.33%) .NET
5 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 32 (21.33%) HTML5
6 32 (21.33%) AngularJS
7 23 (15.33%) Web Services
8 17 (11.33%) .NET Framework
8 17 (11.33%) Backbone.js
9 16 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (10.67%) CSS3
9 16 (10.67%) Ajax
9 16 (10.67%) Symfony
10 15 (10.00%) WCF
11 14 (9.33%) Ember.js
12 11 (7.33%) XHTML
13 10 (6.67%) Silverlight
14 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.67%) User Experience
3 9 (6.00%) iPad
4 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.33%) W3C
7 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Social Network
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Windows
1 8 (5.33%) Android
1 8 (5.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.00%) UNIX
2 3 (2.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.67%) HPUX
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) MVC
2 34 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.67%) CRM
3 23 (15.33%) OOP
4 18 (12.00%) OO
5 14 (9.33%) Web Development
6 13 (8.67%) Unit Testing
6 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.00%) System Testing
8 8 (5.33%) Android Development
8 8 (5.33%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.67%) SOA
10 6 (4.00%) TDD
10 6 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.33%) Logistics
12 4 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (2.67%) Waterfall
12 4 (2.67%) BPMN
12 4 (2.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.33%) C#
2 28 (18.67%) PHP
3 20 (13.33%) SQL
4 11 (7.33%) Java
5 8 (5.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.67%) PHP5
7 5 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) Progress 4GL
8 2 (1.33%) PHP4
8 2 (1.33%) VBScript
9 1 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.67%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Zend
3 6 (4.00%) Sencha
3 6 (4.00%) Adobe
4 4 (2.67%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.33%) Progress
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) Stellent
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow