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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 241 203 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.33% 7.45% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.53% 23.31% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 138 154
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% +2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £402 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.65% -11.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
944 871 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.63% 31.98% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 534 436
Average daily rate £383 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 47 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £19.66 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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 +7 73 £325 +8.33% 66
Coventry 0 40 £388 +23.01% 17
Warwickshire +10 39 £390 +19.92% 39
Shropshire -22 37 £518 +29.37% 6
Staffordshire +1 14 £338 +3.84% 32
Worcestershire +2 9 £259 -13.75% 18
Solihull -7 5 - - 7
Wolverhampton -2 4 £255 +15.90% 9
Herefordshire +7 2 £488 +160.00% 1
Walsall +3 1 - - 3
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 303 (69.50%) HTML
2 301 (69.04%) CSS
3 190 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (38.07%) .NET
4 166 (38.07%) jQuery
5 154 (35.32%) C#
6 153 (35.09%) HTML5
7 112 (25.69%) Java
8 110 (25.23%) MVC
9 108 (24.77%) AngularJS
10 105 (24.08%) ASP.NET
11 102 (23.39%) CSS3
12 98 (22.48%) Web Development
13 84 (19.27%) SQL
14 76 (17.43%) SQL Server
15 69 (15.83%) Scrum
16 63 (14.45%) Front End Development
17 58 (13.30%) TDD
18 55 (12.61%) Microsoft
18 55 (12.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 52 (11.93%) PHP
20 51 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
21 50 (11.47%) JSON
22 45 (10.32%) Web Services
23 41 (9.40%) XML
23 41 (9.40%) Node.js
24 39 (8.94%) CRM
25 36 (8.26%) MySQL
25 36 (8.26%) SOA
26 35 (8.03%) MongoDB

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (9.40%) Node.js
2 33 (7.57%) CMS
3 24 (5.50%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.44%) WordPress
5 14 (3.21%) Confluence
5 14 (3.21%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.83%) IIS
7 6 (1.38%) Apache
7 6 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.15%) Liferay
8 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.92%) Drupal
9 4 (0.92%) JBoss
9 4 (0.92%) Mule
9 4 (0.92%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (5.05%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.38%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.15%) MS Office
5 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.38%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.38%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.69%) Magento
4 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.52%) SaaS
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.38%) Heroku
4 3 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (0.69%) IaaS
4 3 (0.69%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.46%) Force.com
5 2 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.98%) Network Security
2 10 (2.29%) HTTP
3 5 (1.15%) DNS
3 5 (1.15%) Intranet
4 4 (0.92%) Firewall
5 3 (0.69%) LAN
5 3 (0.69%) SMTP
5 3 (0.69%) SSL
5 3 (0.69%) VoIP
5 3 (0.69%) WAN
6 2 (0.46%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.26%) MySQL
3 35 (8.03%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.75%) Pentaho
7 11 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.83%) Big Data
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.92%) DTS
11 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.92%) Redis
11 4 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.69%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.28%) JIRA
4 22 (5.05%) WebDriver
5 16 (3.67%) Subversion
6 14 (3.21%) Grunt
7 13 (2.98%) Selenium
8 9 (2.06%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.61%) gulp
9 7 (1.61%) NUnit
10 6 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.15%) JUnit
11 5 (1.15%) Maven
12 4 (0.92%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.69%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.69%) Zend Studio
General
1 26 (5.96%) Finance
2 23 (5.28%) Retail
3 9 (2.06%) Advertising
4 7 (1.61%) Marketing
5 6 (1.38%) Automotive
5 6 (1.38%) Games
6 4 (0.92%) Legal
7 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 345 (79.13%) Developer
2 84 (19.27%) .NET Developer
3 75 (17.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 58 (13.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 54 (12.39%) Web Developer
6 39 (8.94%) Java Developer
7 35 (8.03%) C# Developer
8 33 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (7.34%) HTML Developer
10 29 (6.65%) HTML CSS Developer
11 28 (6.42%) Architect
12 26 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (5.50%) PHP Developer
14 19 (4.36%) Digital Architect
15 17 (3.90%) Mobile Developer
15 17 (3.90%) Software Architect
16 16 (3.67%) Mobile Web Developer
17 14 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (3.21%) Senior Developer
17 14 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (69.50%) HTML
2 301 (69.04%) CSS
3 166 (38.07%) .NET
3 166 (38.07%) jQuery
4 153 (35.09%) HTML5
5 108 (24.77%) AngularJS
6 105 (24.08%) ASP.NET
7 102 (23.39%) CSS3
8 55 (12.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 51 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (11.47%) JSON
11 45 (10.32%) Web Services
12 41 (9.40%) XML
13 34 (7.80%) Spring
14 31 (7.11%) Ajax
14 31 (7.11%) REST
15 27 (6.19%) Sass
16 26 (5.96%) J2EE
16 26 (5.96%) React
17 25 (5.73%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.96%) N-Tier
2 23 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.90%) User Experience
4 15 (3.44%) Digital Media
5 14 (3.21%) Data Integration
6 13 (2.98%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.69%) Fintech
9 3 (0.69%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.46%) Blog
10 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.46%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.46%) EPoS
10 2 (0.46%) iPhone
10 2 (0.46%) Psychology
10 2 (0.46%) Social Media
11 1 (0.23%) CMDB
11 1 (0.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.88%) Linux
2 19 (4.36%) Unix
3 13 (2.98%) Windows
4 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.69%) Debian
5 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.46%) Android
6 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.46%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (25.23%) MVC
3 98 (22.48%) Web Development
4 69 (15.83%) Scrum
5 63 (14.45%) Front End Development
6 58 (13.30%) TDD
7 39 (8.94%) CRM
8 36 (8.26%) SOA
9 33 (7.57%) OO
10 32 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (6.88%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.19%) Mobile Development
13 22 (5.05%) Microservices
14 21 (4.82%) B2C
14 21 (4.82%) High Availability
15 19 (4.36%) ERP
16 18 (4.13%) BDD
16 18 (4.13%) Software Engineering
17 17 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (35.32%) C#
2 112 (25.69%) Java
3 84 (19.27%) SQL
4 52 (11.93%) PHP
5 24 (5.50%) Scala
6 22 (5.05%) TypeScript
7 20 (4.59%) C
8 19 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.36%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.13%) VB
10 13 (2.98%) ActionScript
11 11 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.29%) ActionScript 3.0
12 10 (2.29%) Python
13 9 (2.06%) VBScript
14 8 (1.83%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.83%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.61%) Perl
16 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.90%) Degree
4 6 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.15%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.92%) MCAD
6 4 (0.92%) MCITP
6 4 (0.92%) MCSD
6 4 (0.92%) MCTS
7 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.46%) ECDL
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.46%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (5.05%) Puppet
2 6 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.36%) Oracle
3 14 (3.21%) Adobe
4 11 (2.52%) Cloudera
4 11 (2.52%) Informatica
4 11 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.38%) CA
5 6 (1.38%) SevOne
5 6 (1.38%) Siebel
5 6 (1.38%) VMware
5 6 (1.38%) Zend
6 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.15%) Sun
7 4 (0.92%) EMC
7 4 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.69%) Google
8 3 (0.69%) SAP
9 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Warwick, Warwickshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £33 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
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Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
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Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
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Hereford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
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