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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.33% 2.04% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 10.53% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £325 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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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
54 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.00% 19.39% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 12
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 (69.57%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) CRM
4 7 (30.43%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) WCF
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) SAP
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) Flash
8 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) VBA
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) Business Objects

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.70%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (4.35%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) MS Access
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
3 3 (13.04%) Grunt
3 3 (13.04%) Bower
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.04%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 6 (26.09%) WCF
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Flash
7 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 2 (8.70%) Servlets
8 2 (8.70%) EJB
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) CRM
3 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) RAD
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) IBM