The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.33% 5.06% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.95% 26.47% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £382 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 34 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.79% 19.10% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 15
Average daily rate £325 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £394 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) CRM
6 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) SAP
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) MVC
9 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
10 3 (13.64%) Grunt
10 3 (13.64%) Selenium
10 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.64%) Bower
10 3 (13.64%) User Experience

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (22.73%) IIS
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (9.09%) CMS
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
5 2 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (4.55%) WordPress
6 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
6 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
3 3 (13.64%) Grunt
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Bower
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) CRM Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) JSP
9 2 (9.09%) J2EE
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) XHTML
9 2 (9.09%) Servlets
9 2 (9.09%) EJB
9 2 (9.09%) Ajax
10 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
10 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) SEO
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects