The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 23 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 3 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.79% 7.21% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 19.28% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £600 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 83 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.40% 37.39% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 23
Average daily rate £350 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Midlands region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Midlands region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) DoubleClick
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Animation
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (33.33%) Social Media
4 3 (33.33%) Facebook
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter
4 3 (33.33%) Flash
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
4 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (33.33%) InDesign
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) DOM
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Dojo

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) InDesign
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Flash Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Flash Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Uniface Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Flash
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) DOM
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) Struts
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Dojo
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) Guice
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Animation
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Uniface
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) DoubleClick
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
1 3 (33.33%) Facebook
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Ektron