The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 13 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.89% 14.78% 8.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 36.17% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
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£295 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.58% 40.87% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 51
Average daily rate £310 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £253 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £347 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -5 3 £300 -9.09% 1
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Lichfield - - - - 2
Stafford - - - - 3
Tamworth - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
JavaScript
West Midlands

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
2 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) Ajax
4 12 (63.16%) XML
5 10 (52.63%) CSS3
6 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
7 8 (42.11%) Web Development
7 8 (42.11%) jQuery
7 8 (42.11%) HTML5
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) VB
9 6 (31.58%) XHTML
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
11 4 (21.05%) SOA
11 4 (21.05%) XSLT
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (21.05%) Degree
12 3 (15.79%) TDD
12 3 (15.79%) Windows
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
13 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (10.53%) Sass

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.26%) Yeoman
2 1 (5.26%) Bower
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Web Developer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
2 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) Ajax
4 12 (63.16%) XML
5 10 (52.63%) CSS3
6 8 (42.11%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) XHTML
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (21.05%) XSLT
10 2 (10.53%) Sass
10 2 (10.53%) SOAP
10 2 (10.53%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) JSON
11 1 (5.26%) WCF
11 1 (5.26%) JSF
11 1 (5.26%) JSP
11 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) WURFL
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore