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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.60% 2.44% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.69% 9.09% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£394 £563 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
JavaScript
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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
51 44 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.31% 26.83% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 33
Average daily rate £306 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) CRM
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
5 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) DOM
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) CMS
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) XHTML
8 1 (8.33%) Grunt
8 1 (8.33%) Relational Database

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) InDesign
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Flash Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Flash Designer
5 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) DOM
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
7 1 (8.33%) Flash
7 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Java EE
7 1 (8.33%) Dojo
7 1 (8.33%) Guice
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Animation
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) CRM
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) DoubleClick
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Ektron
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter