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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 7 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 81 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.90% 11.70% 6.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 33.19% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 16
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 £254 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.91%
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
246 238 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.11% 35.26% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 166 112
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £12.54 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £175.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 106 (66.25%) CSS
2 104 (65.00%) HTML
3 74 (46.25%) jQuery
4 65 (40.63%) .NET
5 60 (37.50%) C#
6 56 (35.00%) MVC
7 45 (28.13%) ASP.NET
8 41 (25.63%) PHP
9 40 (25.00%) HTML5
10 36 (22.50%) MySQL
11 34 (21.25%) SQL
12 32 (20.00%) CSS3
13 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
14 28 (17.50%) WCF
15 26 (16.25%) XML
16 25 (15.63%) Java
17 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
18 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (14.38%) Web Development
19 22 (13.75%) Dynamics CRM
19 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio
19 22 (13.75%) CRM
20 20 (12.50%) SharePoint
20 20 (12.50%) Web Services
20 20 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 19 (11.88%) .NET Framework
22 18 (11.25%) Ajax
23 17 (10.63%) QA
23 17 (10.63%) LINQ
23 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.50%) CMS
3 9 (5.63%) Apache
4 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.75%) IIS
6 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.88%) WordPress
7 3 (1.88%) Node.js
8 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
2 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) LTE
2 3 (1.88%) Intranet
3 2 (1.25%) 4G
3 2 (1.25%) 2G
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 36 (22.50%) MySQL
2 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.50%) Informix
6 3 (1.88%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.25%) Ant
2 10 (6.25%) Subversion
3 7 (4.38%) Maven
3 7 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.75%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.50%) Selenium
5 4 (2.50%) JIRA
6 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.25%) JMeter
7 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.63%) NUnit
8 1 (0.63%) RubyGems
8 1 (0.63%) FxCop
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.63%) WebSpeed
General
1 12 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.50%) Advertising
3 4 (2.50%) Games
3 4 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Legal
4 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (89.38%) Developer
2 32 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 31 (19.38%) Web Developer
4 22 (13.75%) CRM Developer
5 19 (11.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 16 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
7 15 (9.38%) PHP Developer
7 15 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
8 12 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.00%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Consultant
12 6 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Architect
13 4 (2.50%) UNIX Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Magento Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Sitecore Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (66.25%) CSS
2 104 (65.00%) HTML
3 74 (46.25%) jQuery
4 65 (40.63%) .NET
5 45 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 40 (25.00%) HTML5
7 32 (20.00%) CSS3
8 28 (17.50%) WCF
9 26 (16.25%) XML
10 20 (12.50%) Web Services
10 20 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 19 (11.88%) .NET Framework
12 18 (11.25%) Ajax
13 17 (10.63%) LINQ
14 14 (8.75%) JSP
14 14 (8.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (7.50%) XSLT
16 11 (6.88%) Symfony
16 11 (6.88%) XHTML
16 11 (6.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) iPad
1 9 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.38%) Web 2.0
2 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.25%) W3C
4 2 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (0.63%) Social Network
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) GIS
5 1 (0.63%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.13%) UNIX
2 11 (6.88%) Linux
3 10 (6.25%) Windows
4 8 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.00%) Android
5 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) AIX
7 1 (0.63%) HPUX
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Fedora
7 1 (0.63%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) MVC
2 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.38%) Web Development
3 22 (13.75%) CRM
4 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
5 15 (9.38%) OOP
6 14 (8.75%) Logistics
7 12 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.88%) Migration
8 11 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (5.63%) System Testing
9 9 (5.63%) SOA
10 8 (5.00%) TDD
11 7 (4.38%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (4.38%) Scrum
12 6 (3.75%) Android Development
12 6 (3.75%) iOS Development
13 5 (3.13%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.13%) OO
13 5 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.50%) C#
2 41 (25.63%) PHP
3 34 (21.25%) SQL
4 25 (15.63%) Java
5 11 (6.88%) Perl
6 8 (5.00%) VBA
7 6 (3.75%) PHP5
8 5 (3.13%) PHP4
9 4 (2.50%) VB
9 4 (2.50%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.88%) Ruby
10 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.25%) VBScript
11 2 (1.25%) Scala
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.63%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Zend
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.13%) Alterian
4 5 (3.13%) Sencha
5 4 (2.50%) Adobe
5 4 (2.50%) BMC
5 4 (2.50%) Sybase
6 2 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) iRise
7 1 (0.63%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Progress
7 1 (0.63%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Stellent
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Rate: From £250 to £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago