The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 251 145 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.56% 7.91% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.06% 24.58% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 85 76
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £377 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 87 £325 +6.55% 32
Warwickshire +13 46 £300 -14.21% 17
Coventry +12 36 £325 +8.33% 8
Wolverhampton +4 18 £270 +5.88% 3
Solihull -1 14 £294 +6.72% 2
Staffordshire -1 13 £325 -1.51% 12
Walsall -1 3 £425 - 4
Worcestershire -7 3 £263 -30.00% 8
Shropshire - 3 £221 - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 295 (73.38%) HTML
2 256 (63.68%) CSS
3 176 (43.78%) .NET
4 169 (42.04%) jQuery
5 122 (30.35%) SQL
6 120 (29.85%) ASP.NET
7 118 (29.35%) SQL Server
8 116 (28.86%) C#
9 108 (26.87%) XML
10 104 (25.87%) HTML5
11 95 (23.63%) Java
12 72 (17.91%) CSS3
13 68 (16.92%) MVC
14 61 (15.17%) JSP
15 57 (14.18%) PHP
16 54 (13.43%) CMS
17 50 (12.44%) MySQL
18 48 (11.94%) J2EE
18 48 (11.94%) Ajax
19 46 (11.44%) Web Services
20 45 (11.19%) Subversion
21 44 (10.95%) MS Office
21 44 (10.95%) Microsoft
22 43 (10.70%) REST
23 38 (9.45%) WCF
24 36 (8.96%) XSLT
24 36 (8.96%) UNIX
25 35 (8.71%) Tomcat
26 34 (8.46%) Spring
27 33 (8.21%) Maven

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 54 (13.43%) CMS
2 35 (8.71%) Tomcat
3 32 (7.96%) Apache
4 24 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.48%) IIS
6 9 (2.24%) WordPress
7 7 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.00%) Drupal
8 4 (1.00%) LiveCycle
8 4 (1.00%) Node.js
8 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.75%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.50%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.25%) SAP EP
Applications
1 44 (10.95%) MS Office
2 28 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.97%) Photoshop
3 13 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Magento
2 9 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.75%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.50%) e-Work
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.24%) SaaS
2 8 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.49%) HTTP
2 8 (1.99%) Internet
3 3 (0.75%) FTP
3 3 (0.75%) 4G
4 2 (0.50%) LTE
4 2 (0.50%) 3G
4 2 (0.50%) 2G
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (29.35%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.44%) MySQL
3 22 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.99%) MS Access
9 7 (1.74%) Informix
10 6 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.75%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.50%) ReportNet
15 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (11.19%) Subversion
2 33 (8.21%) Maven
3 32 (7.96%) Ant
3 32 (7.96%) Eclipse
4 28 (6.97%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.23%) Selenium
7 7 (1.74%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.49%) JIRA
9 5 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.00%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.75%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.75%) QUnit
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.50%) Grunt
12 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 25 (6.22%) Finance
2 19 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.98%) Games
4 14 (3.48%) Front Office
5 9 (2.24%) Retail
6 8 (1.99%) Automotive
7 7 (1.74%) Banking
7 7 (1.74%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 342 (85.07%) Developer
2 86 (21.39%) Web Developer
3 68 (16.92%) .NET Developer
4 57 (14.18%) Front-End Developer
5 44 (10.95%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.72%) Java Web Developer
7 23 (5.72%) C# Developer
7 23 (5.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (5.47%) Analyst
9 19 (4.73%) Software Developer
10 16 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (3.73%) Programmer
11 15 (3.73%) Applications Developer
12 14 (3.48%) Front-End Web Developer
12 14 (3.48%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.99%) Database Developer
14 12 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
15 11 (2.74%) VB.NET Developer
15 11 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (73.38%) HTML
2 256 (63.68%) CSS
3 176 (43.78%) .NET
4 169 (42.04%) jQuery
5 120 (29.85%) ASP.NET
6 108 (26.87%) XML
7 104 (25.87%) HTML5
8 72 (17.91%) CSS3
9 61 (15.17%) JSP
10 48 (11.94%) J2EE
10 48 (11.94%) Ajax
11 46 (11.44%) Web Services
12 43 (10.70%) REST
13 38 (9.45%) WCF
14 36 (8.96%) XSLT
15 34 (8.46%) Spring
16 33 (8.21%) .NET Framework
17 31 (7.71%) SOAP
18 29 (7.21%) XHTML
18 29 (7.21%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.49%) Web 2.0
1 10 (2.49%) Mobile App
2 8 (1.99%) Client/Server
3 7 (1.74%) W3C
4 6 (1.49%) Open Source
5 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.75%) Streaming Video
6 3 (0.75%) EPoS
6 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.75%) Online Games
7 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.50%) NHS
7 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.25%) Economics
8 1 (0.25%) DTV
8 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.25%) WURFL
8 1 (0.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.96%) UNIX
2 31 (7.71%) Linux
3 30 (7.46%) Windows
4 17 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.23%) Android
6 5 (1.24%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.92%) MVC
2 32 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
2 32 (7.96%) TDD
3 31 (7.71%) Web Development
4 30 (7.46%) CRM
5 28 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (6.47%) Migration
7 23 (5.72%) OO
8 21 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (4.73%) Software Engineering
9 19 (4.73%) Scrum
9 19 (4.73%) E-Commerce
10 16 (3.98%) Unit Testing
10 16 (3.98%) OOP
10 16 (3.98%) SOA
11 13 (3.23%) SEO
11 13 (3.23%) Web Application Development
12 12 (2.99%) Web Design
12 12 (2.99%) Workflow
12 12 (2.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.35%) SQL
2 116 (28.86%) C#
3 95 (23.63%) Java
4 57 (14.18%) PHP
5 32 (7.96%) VB.NET
6 31 (7.71%) Perl
7 28 (6.97%) VBA
8 26 (6.47%) VB
9 23 (5.72%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.24%) Scala
11 8 (1.99%) ActionScript 3.0
11 8 (1.99%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.49%) VBScript
13 5 (1.24%) VB6
13 5 (1.24%) Ruby
13 5 (1.24%) PHP5
14 4 (1.00%) Uniface
14 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.75%) C++
15 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (1.49%) ISTQB
1 6 (1.49%) ISEB
2 5 (1.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (1.24%) Degree
3 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) WCAG
3 2 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) Control-M
2 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.47%) Oracle
3 23 (5.72%) Alterian
4 16 (3.98%) Adobe
5 15 (3.73%) ServiceNow
6 13 (3.23%) HP
6 13 (3.23%) BMC
7 12 (2.99%) Northgate
8 10 (2.49%) Sitecore
9 9 (2.24%) Remedy
10 8 (1.99%) SAP
11 5 (1.24%) Sage
11 5 (1.24%) Sybase
12 4 (1.00%) Sencha
13 3 (0.75%) Sony
13 3 (0.75%) Stellent
13 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.75%) Facebook
13 3 (0.75%) Ektron
13 3 (0.75%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£340
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £285 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Myria
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago