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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 62 86 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.34% 11.14% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.72% 34.13% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 58
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -5.55%
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
232 252 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.22% 32.64% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 174
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -44.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.15 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £22.90 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 89 (78.76%) HTML
2 81 (71.68%) CSS
3 56 (49.56%) jQuery
4 42 (37.17%) HTML5
5 36 (31.86%) MVC
6 33 (29.20%) .NET
7 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (27.43%) MySQL
9 27 (23.89%) C#
10 25 (22.12%) SQL
11 24 (21.24%) PHP
12 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
13 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
14 20 (17.70%) CSS3
14 20 (17.70%) AngularJS
14 20 (17.70%) Java
15 17 (15.04%) Ajax
16 16 (14.16%) TDD
17 15 (13.27%) Scrum
17 15 (13.27%) Web Services
18 14 (12.39%) Linux
18 14 (12.39%) Subversion
19 13 (11.50%) Photoshop
20 12 (10.62%) WCF
20 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
20 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
21 11 (9.73%) User Experience
21 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
21 11 (9.73%) XHTML
22 9 (7.96%) WordPress

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (7.96%) Apache
1 9 (7.96%) CMS
1 9 (7.96%) WordPress
2 4 (3.54%) nginx
2 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.77%) Drupal
4 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.88%) Kentico
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) GitHub
2 3 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.65%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.77%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Heroku
3 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.43%) MySQL
2 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Subversion
2 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.54%) JIRA
4 4 (3.54%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.77%) gulp
5 2 (1.77%) Grunt
6 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) FishEye
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 5 (4.42%) Marketing
2 4 (3.54%) Games
3 2 (1.77%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (91.15%) Developer
2 22 (19.47%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Web Developer
4 15 (13.27%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.27%) PHP Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Front-End Web Developer
7 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (5.31%) CRM Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (4.42%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Perl Developer
11 4 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Consultant
12 3 (2.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (78.76%) HTML
2 81 (71.68%) CSS
3 56 (49.56%) jQuery
4 42 (37.17%) HTML5
5 33 (29.20%) .NET
6 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET
7 20 (17.70%) CSS3
7 20 (17.70%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.04%) Ajax
9 15 (13.27%) Web Services
10 12 (10.62%) WCF
10 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (9.73%) XHTML
12 9 (7.96%) XML
12 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.19%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.19%) Spring
14 6 (5.31%) RESTful
14 6 (5.31%) REST
14 6 (5.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) User Experience
2 7 (6.19%) DataPower
3 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.65%) iPhone
4 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) W3C
5 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) VAX
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Linux
2 4 (3.54%) UNIX
3 2 (1.77%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) VMS
4 1 (0.88%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) MVC
2 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.16%) TDD
4 15 (13.27%) Scrum
5 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.08%) OO
7 7 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (5.31%) SDLC
8 6 (5.31%) BDD
8 6 (5.31%) Content Management
8 6 (5.31%) CRM
8 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.42%) OOP
10 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.54%) Web Development
10 4 (3.54%) DevOps
11 3 (2.65%) Web Analytics
11 3 (2.65%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) C#
2 25 (22.12%) SQL
3 24 (21.24%) PHP
4 20 (17.70%) Java
5 4 (3.54%) Perl
5 4 (3.54%) PHP4
6 3 (2.65%) PHP5
6 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.65%) Python
6 3 (2.65%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) C
7 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) XPath
8 1 (0.88%) Pascal
8 1 (0.88%) VB6
8 1 (0.88%) DCL
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Adobe
2 6 (5.31%) Zend
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Telerik
4 4 (3.54%) Google
5 3 (2.65%) Nintex
5 3 (2.65%) Apple
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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