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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 62 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.54% 10.31% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.20% 32.39% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 27
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.29% -8.57%
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
246 213 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.88% 31.84% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 139 87
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £36.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 (79.46%) HTML
2 81 (72.32%) CSS
3 53 (47.32%) jQuery
4 47 (41.96%) HTML5
5 42 (37.50%) .NET
6 37 (33.04%) MVC
7 34 (30.36%) C#
8 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET
8 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (25.89%) PHP
10 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
11 26 (23.21%) MySQL
12 25 (22.32%) CSS3
13 21 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 18 (16.07%) SQL
15 17 (15.18%) Java
15 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (14.29%) Web Services
17 14 (12.50%) Photoshop
17 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
18 13 (11.61%) Scrum
19 12 (10.71%) TDD
20 11 (9.82%) Ajax
20 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
20 11 (9.82%) WCF
21 10 (8.93%) Subversion
21 10 (8.93%) OO
21 10 (8.93%) Adobe
22 9 (8.04%) XHTML
22 9 (8.04%) SharePoint

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.04%) SharePoint
1 9 (8.04%) CMS
1 9 (8.04%) WordPress
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.46%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
4 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.79%) Node.js
5 2 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.89%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Kentico
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.79%) PaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Heroku
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Intranet
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.21%) MySQL
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.89%) DB2
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.93%) Subversion
3 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.57%) PhpStorm
5 3 (2.68%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.68%) Grunt
5 3 (2.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.79%) gulp
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) Toad
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) FishEye
General
1 8 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (3.57%) Games
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (84.82%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (5.36%) MySQL Developer
6 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Perl Developer
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Sitecore Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Magento Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (2.68%) CRM Developer
9 3 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (79.46%) HTML
2 81 (72.32%) CSS
3 53 (47.32%) jQuery
4 47 (41.96%) HTML5
5 42 (37.50%) .NET
6 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET
7 25 (22.32%) CSS3
8 21 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (14.29%) Web Services
11 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
11 11 (9.82%) Ajax
11 11 (9.82%) WCF
12 9 (8.04%) XHTML
13 8 (7.14%) Spring
13 8 (7.14%) XML
14 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
14 7 (6.25%) Entity Framework
15 6 (5.36%) REST
16 5 (4.46%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) DataPower
2 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.68%) User Experience
3 3 (2.68%) W3C
4 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) VAX
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.89%) Social Media
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) UNIX
3 1 (0.89%) VMS
3 1 (0.89%) OpenVMS
3 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) MVC
2 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.61%) Scrum
4 12 (10.71%) TDD
5 10 (8.93%) OO
6 8 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (6.25%) CRM
7 7 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.36%) Workflow
8 6 (5.36%) Web Development
8 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.46%) BDD
9 5 (4.46%) OOP
10 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.57%) Web Design
10 4 (3.57%) DevOps
11 3 (2.68%) Mobile Development
11 3 (2.68%) SDLC
11 3 (2.68%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) C#
2 29 (25.89%) PHP
3 18 (16.07%) SQL
4 17 (15.18%) Java
5 4 (3.57%) Perl
5 4 (3.57%) PHP4
6 3 (2.68%) PHP5
7 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.89%) VB6
8 1 (0.89%) DCL
8 1 (0.89%) XPath
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) Scala
8 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.89%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 3 (2.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) WCAG
2 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Adobe
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.46%) Zend
3 5 (4.46%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Telerik
4 4 (3.57%) Google
5 3 (2.68%) Apple
5 3 (2.68%) Nintex
6 1 (0.89%) Facebook
6 1 (0.89%) Pega
6 1 (0.89%) Vitria
6 1 (0.89%) Sybase
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) BEA
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