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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 19 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 47 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.42% 9.62% 11.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.17% 31.19% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 43
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 £225 £263 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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
222 218 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.33% 30.83% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 132 120
Average daily rate £363 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £20.00 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £89.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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 86 (79.63%) HTML
2 78 (72.22%) CSS
3 54 (50.00%) jQuery
4 43 (39.81%) HTML5
5 39 (36.11%) .NET
6 36 (33.33%) MVC
7 30 (27.78%) C#
8 29 (26.85%) MySQL
8 29 (26.85%) ASP.NET
9 27 (25.00%) PHP
9 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (24.07%) SQL Server
11 23 (21.30%) CSS3
12 21 (19.44%) AngularJS
12 21 (19.44%) SQL
13 16 (14.81%) Java
14 15 (13.89%) Web Services
15 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
16 13 (12.04%) Scrum
16 13 (12.04%) TDD
16 13 (12.04%) Photoshop
17 12 (11.11%) Subversion
17 12 (11.11%) Ajax
18 11 (10.19%) WCF
19 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
19 10 (9.26%) WordPress
19 10 (9.26%) XHTML
20 9 (8.33%) Adobe
20 9 (8.33%) XML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (9.26%) WordPress
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) CMS
3 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) GitHub
2 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.85%) PaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Heroku
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) MySQL
2 26 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) MS Access
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.11%) Subversion
3 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) PhpStorm
5 3 (2.78%) Grunt
5 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 2 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.85%) gulp
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) Toad
7 1 (0.93%) FishEye
General
1 5 (4.63%) Marketing
2 4 (3.70%) Games
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (87.96%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.81%) PHP Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Perl Developer
8 5 (4.63%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.70%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) Architect
10 3 (2.78%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (79.63%) HTML
2 78 (72.22%) CSS
3 54 (50.00%) jQuery
4 43 (39.81%) HTML5
5 39 (36.11%) .NET
6 29 (26.85%) ASP.NET
7 23 (21.30%) CSS3
8 21 (19.44%) AngularJS
9 15 (13.89%) Web Services
10 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (11.11%) Ajax
12 11 (10.19%) WCF
13 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.26%) XHTML
14 9 (8.33%) XML
15 8 (7.41%) Spring
16 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
16 7 (6.48%) Entity Framework
17 6 (5.56%) Laravel
17 6 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) DataPower
2 5 (4.63%) User Experience
3 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.78%) iPhone
4 3 (2.78%) W3C
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) VAX
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) VMS
3 1 (0.93%) OpenVMS
3 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) MVC
2 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.04%) TDD
3 13 (12.04%) Scrum
4 9 (8.33%) OO
5 8 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (6.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.63%) Web Development
8 5 (4.63%) CRM
8 5 (4.63%) OOP
8 5 (4.63%) BDD
8 5 (4.63%) Workflow
9 4 (3.70%) DevOps
9 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.78%) Change Management
10 3 (2.78%) SEO
10 3 (2.78%) OOD
10 3 (2.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.78%) C#
2 27 (25.00%) PHP
3 21 (19.44%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) Java
5 5 (4.63%) Perl
6 4 (3.70%) PHP4
7 3 (2.78%) PHP5
7 3 (2.78%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) Pascal
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
9 1 (0.93%) DCL
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
1 1 (0.93%) Degree
1 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Adobe
2 7 (6.48%) Zend
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Telerik
4 4 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) Apple
5 3 (2.78%) Nintex
6 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.93%) Facebook
7 1 (0.93%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) Vitria
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) BEA
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