The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 17 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 200 252 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.42% 10.54% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.31% 33.83% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 150 78
Average daily rate
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£325 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.58 £25.70 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.98 £32.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
JavaScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
858 745 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.85% 31.17% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 432 290
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.20 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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
Birmingham -11 59 £300 -6.97% 46
Staffordshire +2 29 £325 - 27
Shropshire +10 25 £400 +80.79% 4
Coventry -8 24 £315 -3.07% 20
Warwickshire -15 19 £325 +8.33% 26
Wolverhampton -4 6 £220 -18.51% 4
West Bromwich - 5 £225 -
Worcestershire +4 3 £300 - 15
Solihull -4 3 £313 +6.38% 23
Walsall -3 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £188 - 4
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 241 (72.37%) HTML
2 219 (65.77%) CSS
3 140 (42.04%) .NET
4 138 (41.44%) jQuery
5 116 (34.83%) C#
6 101 (30.33%) HTML5
7 98 (29.43%) SQL Server
8 96 (28.83%) MVC
9 88 (26.43%) ASP.NET
10 69 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (19.52%) MySQL
12 59 (17.72%) CSS3
13 56 (16.82%) PHP
14 55 (16.52%) SQL
15 47 (14.11%) Java
16 46 (13.81%) XML
17 44 (13.21%) AngularJS
18 43 (12.91%) Ajax
19 42 (12.61%) Microsoft
20 35 (10.51%) .NET Framework
21 34 (10.21%) Web Development
21 34 (10.21%) TDD
22 33 (9.91%) Adobe
22 33 (9.91%) Linux
22 33 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
23 32 (9.61%) OO
24 31 (9.31%) Web Services
25 29 (8.71%) Web Design
25 29 (8.71%) Visual Studio
26 28 (8.41%) Oracle

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 27 (8.11%) CMS
2 26 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.80%) Apache
4 14 (4.20%) WordPress
5 13 (3.90%) IIS
6 12 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.40%) Umbraco
9 8 (2.40%) Drupal
9 8 (2.40%) Node.js
10 7 (2.10%) Confluence
10 7 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.80%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.50%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.50%) JBoss
13 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.90%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.70%) MS Office
5 5 (1.50%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.60%) MS Project
7 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.60%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Magento
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) GitHub
1 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.60%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.60%) PaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Heroku
2 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Boomi
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.50%) Internet
2 9 (2.70%) HTTP
3 7 (2.10%) Intranet
4 3 (0.90%) Skype
4 3 (0.90%) Firewall
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.30%) Extranet
6 1 (0.30%) LDAP
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.43%) SQL Server
2 65 (19.52%) MySQL
3 21 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.50%) MS Access
10 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.60%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.30%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (8.71%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.01%) Subversion
4 10 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.00%) JIRA
5 6 (1.80%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.50%) Grunt
6 5 (1.50%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.20%) JUnit
7 4 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.20%) Lombardi
8 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.90%) PhpStorm
8 3 (0.90%) Selenium
8 3 (0.90%) Ant
8 3 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.60%) Maven
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (6.31%) Finance
2 18 (5.41%) Marketing
3 11 (3.30%) Automotive
4 9 (2.70%) Advertising
5 6 (1.80%) Publishing
6 3 (0.90%) Legal
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 285 (85.59%) Developer
2 60 (18.02%) .NET Developer
3 42 (12.61%) Front-End Developer
4 40 (12.01%) Web Developer
5 31 (9.31%) PHP Developer
6 22 (6.61%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.01%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (3.90%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (3.00%) Analyst
11 10 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 9 (2.70%) CRM Developer
12 9 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
12 9 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.70%) MySQL Developer
13 8 (2.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (2.40%) Designer
14 7 (2.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (72.37%) HTML
2 219 (65.77%) CSS
3 140 (42.04%) .NET
4 138 (41.44%) jQuery
5 101 (30.33%) HTML5
6 88 (26.43%) ASP.NET
7 59 (17.72%) CSS3
8 46 (13.81%) XML
9 44 (13.21%) AngularJS
10 43 (12.91%) Ajax
11 35 (10.51%) .NET Framework
12 33 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (9.31%) Web Services
14 17 (5.11%) Entity Framework
15 16 (4.80%) XHTML
16 15 (4.50%) XSLT
16 15 (4.50%) WCF
17 14 (4.20%) REST
17 14 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (3.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.50%) Open Source
2 14 (4.20%) User Experience
3 13 (3.90%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.00%) N-Tier
4 10 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.80%) NHS
9 5 (1.50%) DataPower
10 4 (1.20%) GIS
10 4 (1.20%) W3C
10 4 (1.20%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.90%) Physics
11 3 (0.90%) Statistics
12 2 (0.60%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.60%) iPad
12 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.91%) Linux
2 23 (6.91%) Windows
3 13 (3.90%) UNIX
4 8 (2.40%) SUSE
4 8 (2.40%) Android
5 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.83%) MVC
2 69 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (10.21%) Web Development
3 34 (10.21%) TDD
4 32 (9.61%) OO
5 29 (8.71%) Web Design
6 22 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (6.61%) CRM
7 21 (6.31%) Scrum
8 17 (5.11%) Workflow
9 16 (4.80%) OOP
10 13 (3.90%) E-Commerce
10 13 (3.90%) Unit Testing
11 11 (3.30%) SOA
11 11 (3.30%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.30%) Content Management
12 10 (3.00%) SEO
13 9 (2.70%) Mobile Development
13 9 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.83%) C#
2 56 (16.82%) PHP
3 55 (16.52%) SQL
4 47 (14.11%) Java
5 18 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.30%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.00%) PHP5
8 9 (2.70%) VB
9 7 (2.10%) VBScript
9 7 (2.10%) Ruby
10 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.50%) Python
11 5 (1.50%) VBA
12 4 (1.20%) VB6
12 4 (1.20%) Perl
13 3 (0.90%) PHP4
13 3 (0.90%) XPath
13 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (6.91%) Degree
2 11 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) MCPD
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) MCTS
5 1 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) Kibana
2 5 (1.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 42 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.91%) Adobe
3 28 (8.41%) Oracle
4 21 (6.31%) Google
5 12 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.10%) Apple
8 6 (1.80%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.50%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.20%) Sybase
10 4 (1.20%) IBM
10 4 (1.20%) Zend
11 3 (0.90%) Twitter
11 3 (0.90%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.60%) Stellent
12 2 (0.60%) MKS
12 2 (0.60%) Omniture
12 2 (0.60%) Telerik
12 2 (0.60%) Alterian
12 2 (0.60%) SAP
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