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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 209 143 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.19% 6.47% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.25% 21.80% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 91 94
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -7.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
862 656 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.78% 29.70% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 384 432
Average daily rate £365 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.45 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.88% -7.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.85 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +5 59 £320 +4.06% 59
Coventry -2 29 £300 -7.69% 25
Staffordshire +3 23 £344 +2.61% 31
Warwickshire -2 22 £315 -3.07% 25
Shropshire -5 19 £421 +77.05% 16
Solihull -11 5 £250 +11.11% 9
Herefordshire - 5 £421 - 1
Walsall +1 3 £310 - 3
Worcestershire +8 1 - - 18
Wolverhampton +3 1 £300 +36.36% 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 299 (71.70%) HTML
2 283 (67.87%) CSS
3 172 (41.25%) .NET
4 171 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (40.05%) jQuery
6 159 (38.13%) C#
7 148 (35.49%) HTML5
8 123 (29.50%) MVC
9 115 (27.58%) AngularJS
10 105 (25.18%) ASP.NET
11 98 (23.50%) CSS3
12 97 (23.26%) SQL
13 84 (20.14%) SQL Server
14 80 (19.18%) Java
15 65 (15.59%) TDD
16 57 (13.67%) Front End Development
17 54 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 53 (12.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 52 (12.47%) Ajax
20 49 (11.75%) Web Services
21 46 (11.03%) PHP
21 46 (11.03%) Microsoft
22 45 (10.79%) XML
23 42 (10.07%) Web Development
24 41 (9.83%) MySQL
25 40 (9.59%) SOA
26 39 (9.35%) N-Tier
26 39 (9.35%) Scrum
27 36 (8.63%) Finance
28 33 (7.91%) CRM

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.24%) CMS
3 20 (4.80%) Node.js
4 15 (3.60%) WordPress
5 14 (3.36%) Apache
6 10 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.16%) Confluence
7 9 (2.16%) IIS
7 9 (2.16%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.44%) Drupal
8 6 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.96%) nginx
10 3 (0.72%) JBoss
10 3 (0.72%) SAS
11 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.12%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.16%) MS Office
4 7 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.72%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.72%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.72%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.48%) SPSS
8 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.44%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.44%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.72%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.40%) SaaS
2 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.44%) PaaS
5 5 (1.20%) GitHub
6 4 (0.96%) IaaS
6 4 (0.96%) Office 365
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.48%) Force.com
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.08%) HTTP
2 8 (1.92%) Intranet
3 6 (1.44%) Firewall
4 3 (0.72%) DNS
4 3 (0.72%) LAN
4 3 (0.72%) SMTP
4 3 (0.72%) SSL
4 3 (0.72%) VoIP
4 3 (0.72%) WAN
5 2 (0.48%) Extranet
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.83%) MySQL
3 21 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.84%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.92%) DTS
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.96%) Pentaho
10 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.72%) Redis
12 2 (0.48%) Big Data
12 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.84%) JIRA
3 16 (3.84%) Subversion
4 10 (2.40%) Selenium
5 9 (2.16%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.92%) Maven
7 7 (1.68%) Grunt
8 6 (1.44%) Ant
8 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.20%) JUnit
10 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.96%) FishEye
10 4 (0.96%) Gradle
10 4 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.96%) Moq
10 4 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 36 (8.63%) Finance
2 28 (6.71%) Retail
3 11 (2.64%) Advertising
3 11 (2.64%) Games
4 8 (1.92%) Marketing
5 6 (1.44%) Automotive
6 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.48%) Billing
7 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 331 (79.38%) Developer
2 79 (18.94%) .NET Developer
3 76 (18.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 58 (13.91%) Web Developer
5 53 (12.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 47 (11.27%) C# Developer
7 39 (9.35%) HTML Developer
7 39 (9.35%) Java Developer
8 34 (8.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (8.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 30 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (6.00%) PHP Developer
11 21 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.08%) Angular Developer
13 16 (3.84%) Architect
14 14 (3.36%) Consultant
14 14 (3.36%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.12%) Mobile Developer
15 13 (3.12%) Mobile Web Developer
15 13 (3.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (71.70%) HTML
2 283 (67.87%) CSS
3 172 (41.25%) .NET
4 167 (40.05%) jQuery
5 148 (35.49%) HTML5
6 115 (27.58%) AngularJS
7 105 (25.18%) ASP.NET
8 98 (23.50%) CSS3
9 54 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (12.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 52 (12.47%) Ajax
12 49 (11.75%) Web Services
13 45 (10.79%) XML
14 32 (7.67%) .NET Framework
14 32 (7.67%) WCF
15 26 (6.24%) JSON
15 26 (6.24%) Spring
16 25 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (5.52%) Hibernate
18 20 (4.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.35%) N-Tier
2 32 (7.67%) User Experience
3 20 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.92%) Streaming Video
6 7 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.20%) Blog
8 4 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.96%) Linked Data
8 4 (0.96%) Psychology
8 4 (0.96%) RIA
8 4 (0.96%) Social Media
9 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.72%) iPhone
9 3 (0.72%) Statistics
9 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.19%) Linux
2 23 (5.52%) Unix
3 18 (4.32%) Windows
4 7 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.96%) Android
6 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (29.50%) MVC
3 65 (15.59%) TDD
4 57 (13.67%) Front End Development
5 42 (10.07%) Web Development
6 40 (9.59%) SOA
7 39 (9.35%) Scrum
8 33 (7.91%) CRM
9 30 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
10 29 (6.95%) OO
11 28 (6.71%) E-Commerce
11 28 (6.71%) High Availability
11 28 (6.71%) Software Engineering
12 20 (4.80%) Mobile Development
13 19 (4.56%) Performance Testing
14 18 (4.32%) B2C
15 17 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (3.84%) Unit Testing
17 14 (3.36%) SDLC
18 13 (3.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 159 (38.13%) C#
2 97 (23.26%) SQL
3 80 (19.18%) Java
4 46 (11.03%) PHP
5 29 (6.95%) TypeScript
6 21 (5.04%) ActionScript
7 20 (4.80%) VB
8 18 (4.32%) C
9 17 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 14 (3.36%) C++
10 14 (3.36%) Python
11 13 (3.12%) Perl
11 13 (3.12%) XPath
12 10 (2.40%) ActionScript 3.0
12 10 (2.40%) Ruby
13 8 (1.92%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.92%) VBScript
14 7 (1.68%) Scala
15 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (5.52%) Degree
2 13 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) ECDL
4 4 (0.96%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) MCAD
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) MCSD
7 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.96%) WCAG
2 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.72%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
1 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.72%) vSphere
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) Puppet
2 3 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.43%) Oracle
3 8 (1.92%) Adobe
3 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (1.92%) Zend
4 6 (1.44%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.44%) IBM
4 6 (1.44%) Siebel
4 6 (1.44%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.20%) VMware
6 4 (0.96%) EMC
6 4 (0.96%) Google
6 4 (0.96%) Sun
7 3 (0.72%) CA
7 3 (0.72%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.72%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.72%) hybris
7 3 (0.72%) Informatica
7 3 (0.72%) SAP
7 3 (0.72%) SevOne
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £315 - 385 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £350 - £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £400 to £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Rate: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago