The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 6 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 87 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.19% 8.40% 9.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.84% 25.00% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 32
Average daily rate £325 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £393 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 172 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.54% 33.59% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 123
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +111.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
JavaScript
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 89 (71.77%) HTML
1 89 (71.77%) CSS
2 66 (53.23%) jQuery
3 51 (41.13%) .NET
4 42 (33.87%) SQL
5 39 (31.45%) HTML5
6 38 (30.65%) ASP.NET
7 37 (29.84%) C#
7 37 (29.84%) MVC
8 35 (28.23%) SQL Server
9 29 (23.39%) XML
9 29 (23.39%) CSS3
10 28 (22.58%) PHP
11 24 (19.35%) MySQL
12 21 (16.94%) Java
12 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
12 21 (16.94%) Ajax
13 17 (13.71%) WCF
14 16 (12.90%) JSP
15 15 (12.10%) Visual Studio
15 15 (12.10%) Web Services
16 14 (11.29%) UNIX
16 14 (11.29%) Scrum
16 14 (11.29%) Finance
16 14 (11.29%) Web Development
16 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (10.48%) .NET Framework
17 13 (10.48%) CMS
17 13 (10.48%) MS Office
18 12 (9.68%) Perl

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (10.48%) CMS
2 7 (5.65%) WordPress
2 7 (5.65%) IIS
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.84%) Apache
4 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.23%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.42%) SAP Portal
7 2 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Office
2 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.65%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Magento
2 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.81%) e-Work
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
2 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) 4G
2 2 (1.61%) 3G
2 2 (1.61%) 2G
2 2 (1.61%) LTE
3 1 (0.81%) Extranet
3 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.35%) MySQL
3 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.03%) Informix
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.42%) MS Access
9 3 (2.42%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.26%) Subversion
4 6 (4.84%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.84%) Maven
5 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.03%) Ant
6 3 (2.42%) Selenium
6 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.42%) QUnit
7 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.81%) RubyGems
8 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.81%) Toad
8 1 (0.81%) Grunt
8 1 (0.81%) TextMate
General
1 14 (11.29%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Games
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (78.23%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Web Developer
3 21 (16.94%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.52%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Games Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Architect
8 5 (4.03%) Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) UNIX Developer
9 4 (3.23%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (71.77%) HTML
1 89 (71.77%) CSS
2 66 (53.23%) jQuery
3 51 (41.13%) .NET
4 39 (31.45%) HTML5
5 38 (30.65%) ASP.NET
6 29 (23.39%) XML
6 29 (23.39%) CSS3
7 21 (16.94%) Ajax
8 17 (13.71%) WCF
9 16 (12.90%) JSP
10 15 (12.10%) Web Services
11 13 (10.48%) .NET Framework
12 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (7.26%) LINQ
14 9 (7.26%) CGI
14 9 (7.26%) Sass
15 8 (6.45%) J2EE
15 8 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Web 2.0
2 4 (3.23%) Open Source
3 3 (2.42%) W3C
3 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) UNIX
2 12 (9.68%) Windows
3 11 (8.87%) Linux
4 7 (5.65%) Android
4 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.81%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) MVC
2 14 (11.29%) Scrum
2 14 (11.29%) Web Development
3 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
3 11 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (8.06%) Migration
4 10 (8.06%) TDD
5 9 (7.26%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.45%) OO
7 7 (5.65%) OOP
7 7 (5.65%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.84%) Logistics
9 5 (4.03%) BDD
9 5 (4.03%) Workflow
9 5 (4.03%) SEO
9 5 (4.03%) Web Design
9 5 (4.03%) SOA
9 5 (4.03%) Game Development
10 4 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) SQL
2 37 (29.84%) C#
3 28 (22.58%) PHP
4 21 (16.94%) Java
5 12 (9.68%) Perl
5 12 (9.68%) VBA
6 11 (8.87%) VB
7 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.45%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.03%) PHP5
10 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.23%) Scala
11 3 (2.42%) Ruby
11 3 (2.42%) Uniface
12 2 (1.61%) Python
12 2 (1.61%) C
12 2 (1.61%) C++
13 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.81%) PHP4
13 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (1.61%) ISEB
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) WCAG
3 1 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Control-M
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Adobe
3 10 (8.06%) Oracle
4 6 (4.84%) BMC
5 5 (4.03%) Alterian
5 5 (4.03%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.03%) Sybase
6 4 (3.23%) Sencha
6 4 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.61%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) Remedy
7 2 (1.61%) Sony
8 1 (0.81%) iRise
8 1 (0.81%) Zend
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.81%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.81%) Facebook
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