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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / West Midlands
Rank 9 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 226 185 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.44% 7.68% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.96% 22.95% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 114 95
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +5.64%

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
730 806 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.49% 33.44% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 492 384
Median daily rate £375 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 88 £375 +17.18% 63
Coventry +2 43 £400 +33.33% 19
Staffordshire 0 25 £338 - 16
Shropshire +21 15 £500 +61.29% 7
Warwickshire -12 13 £273 -13.49% 26
Worcestershire +10 6 £363 - 19
Solihull -2 6 £350 - 7
Herefordshire +6 5 - - 2
Wolverhampton +3 1 £450 +100.00% 5
West Bromwich - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 377 (74.21%) HTML
2 328 (64.57%) CSS
3 222 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (38.39%) .NET
5 159 (31.30%) C#
6 156 (30.71%) AngularJS
7 146 (28.74%) MVC
8 137 (26.97%) jQuery
9 130 (25.59%) SQL
10 129 (25.39%) Microsoft
11 127 (25.00%) Web Development
11 127 (25.00%) HTML5
12 111 (21.85%) ASP.NET
13 110 (21.65%) Java
14 98 (19.29%) Web Services
15 87 (17.13%) CRM
15 87 (17.13%) Scrum
15 87 (17.13%) Git (software)
16 85 (16.73%) Front End Development
17 84 (16.54%) PHP
18 82 (16.14%) SQL Server
19 70 (13.78%) TDD
19 70 (13.78%) .NET Framework
20 69 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
21 67 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
21 67 (13.19%) CSS3
22 65 (12.80%) OO
23 64 (12.60%) Visual Studio
24 62 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
25 61 (12.01%) XML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (6.69%) CMS
2 33 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.94%) Drupal
5 17 (3.35%) Confluence
6 15 (2.95%) WordPress
7 14 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (2.36%) Apache
9 8 (1.57%) JBoss
10 7 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.18%) IIS
12 5 (0.98%) nginx
12 5 (0.98%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.79%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.79%) Documentum
13 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.18%) HipChat
3 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) CATIA
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 62 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.20%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.74%) GitHub
3 11 (2.17%) Office 365
4 7 (1.38%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.18%) SaaS
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.79%) Heroku
6 4 (0.79%) PaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Firebase
8 1 (0.20%) Google Play
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) iTunes
8 1 (0.20%) Route 53
8 1 (0.20%) Slack
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.12%) HTTP
2 19 (3.74%) Network Security
3 11 (2.17%) LDAP
4 10 (1.97%) SSL
5 5 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.59%) Internet
7 2 (0.39%) DNS
7 2 (0.39%) Firewall
7 2 (0.39%) Intranet
7 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.20%) Extranet
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.20%) NAS
8 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.06%) MySQL
3 32 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.13%) Power BI
5 17 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.18%) Hazelcast
11 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
12 4 (0.79%) Redis
13 3 (0.59%) DB2
13 3 (0.59%) HBase
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 87 (17.13%) Git (software)
2 64 (12.60%) Visual Studio
3 46 (9.06%) Jenkins
4 31 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 28 (5.51%) Selenium
7 25 (4.92%) Subversion
8 23 (4.53%) Cucumber
9 22 (4.33%) gulp
9 22 (4.33%) JIRA
10 21 (4.13%) Grunt
11 18 (3.54%) Jasmine
11 18 (3.54%) JUnit
12 17 (3.35%) Protractor
13 13 (2.56%) Ant
14 12 (2.36%) NUnit
15 11 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (2.17%) TeamCity
16 10 (1.97%) CruiseControl
16 10 (1.97%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (8.66%) Finance
2 34 (6.69%) Marketing
3 21 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.54%) Retail
5 5 (0.98%) Advertising
5 5 (0.98%) Automotive
6 4 (0.79%) Electronics
6 4 (0.79%) Games
6 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.39%) Back Office
8 2 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 448 (88.19%) Developer
2 82 (16.14%) .NET Developer
3 71 (13.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 63 (12.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 62 (12.20%) CRM Developer
6 45 (8.86%) Microsoft Developer
7 44 (8.66%) Java Developer
8 42 (8.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 41 (8.07%) PHP Developer
10 38 (7.48%) Senior Developer
11 30 (5.91%) Angular Developer
11 30 (5.91%) HTML Developer
12 29 (5.71%) C# Developer
13 28 (5.51%) HTML CSS Developer
14 21 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.94%) SharePoint Developer
16 19 (3.74%) Web Developer
17 18 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (3.54%) Dynamics AX Developer
17 18 (3.54%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (74.21%) HTML
2 328 (64.57%) CSS
3 195 (38.39%) .NET
4 156 (30.71%) AngularJS
5 137 (26.97%) jQuery
6 127 (25.00%) HTML5
7 111 (21.85%) ASP.NET
8 98 (19.29%) Web Services
9 70 (13.78%) .NET Framework
10 69 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 67 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (13.19%) CSS3
12 61 (12.01%) Node.js
12 61 (12.01%) XML
13 58 (11.42%) WCF
14 57 (11.22%) REST
15 53 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (7.87%) Spring
17 38 (7.48%) React
18 37 (7.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.51%) User Experience
2 26 (5.12%) Visualisation
3 19 (3.74%) Digital Media
4 17 (3.35%) Data Conversion
5 14 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.18%) W3C
8 5 (0.98%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.79%) NHS
10 3 (0.59%) iPad
10 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.59%) Wiki
11 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.39%) CMDB
11 2 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.39%) IVR
11 2 (0.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.45%) Linux
2 29 (5.71%) Unix
3 27 (5.31%) Windows
4 16 (3.15%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.36%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.38%) Android
6 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.59%) Debian
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (28.74%) MVC
3 127 (25.00%) Web Development
4 87 (17.13%) CRM
4 87 (17.13%) Scrum
5 85 (16.73%) Front End Development
6 70 (13.78%) TDD
7 65 (12.80%) OO
8 58 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (8.07%) BDD
10 39 (7.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (6.10%) Web Design
12 28 (5.51%) Migration
13 27 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (4.92%) Unit Testing
15 24 (4.72%) Configuration Management
16 23 (4.53%) Data Migration
16 23 (4.53%) Software Engineering
16 23 (4.53%) SOLID
17 22 (4.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (31.30%) C#
2 130 (25.59%) SQL
3 110 (21.65%) Java
4 84 (16.54%) PHP
5 26 (5.12%) Python
6 25 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 18 (3.54%) X++
8 13 (2.56%) Ruby
9 12 (2.36%) TypeScript
10 10 (1.97%) Scala
11 7 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.18%) Groovy
12 6 (1.18%) Perl
13 5 (0.98%) Haskell
13 5 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.98%) VB
14 4 (0.79%) ES6
14 4 (0.79%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.59%) ABAP
15 3 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.17%) Degree
4 9 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.98%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.59%) ISEB
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.79%) WCAG
3 3 (0.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) WAI
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.57%) Docker
2 7 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.38%) Puppet
2 6 (1.18%) Kibana
3 5 (0.98%) Grafana
4 3 (0.59%) Ansible
4 3 (0.59%) Plesk
5 2 (0.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.39%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 129 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.56%) ServiceNow
3 12 (2.36%) Oracle
4 10 (1.97%) Adobe
4 10 (1.97%) Google
5 8 (1.57%) IBM
5 8 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.98%) Canon
8 5 (0.98%) SAP
8 5 (0.98%) Sun
9 4 (0.79%) Apple
9 4 (0.79%) Pega
9 4 (0.79%) Zend
10 3 (0.59%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.59%) hybris
11 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.39%) HP
11 2 (0.39%) Splunk
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