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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 187 205 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.69% 8.98% 7.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.97% 29.75% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 124 70
Average daily rate
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£315 £314 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £386 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.85 £35.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.90% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.15 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £42.35 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
749 689 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.81% 30.18% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 410 239
Average daily rate £325 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 24 19
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.11% -12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -14 51 £300 -3.22% 54
Coventry -4 24 £320 -5.88% 11
Shropshire +13 21 £400 +80.79% 2
Staffordshire +7 21 £325 - 23
Warwickshire -13 16 £325 +8.33% 35
Wolverhampton +1 9 £250 -0.99% 1
West Bromwich - 7 £225 -
Solihull -6 6 £309 +2.91% 15
Worcestershire +4 3 £250 -17.35% 13
Walsall -4 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £188 - 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 245 (72.06%) HTML
2 222 (65.29%) CSS
3 149 (43.82%) jQuery
4 143 (42.06%) .NET
5 119 (35.00%) C#
6 106 (31.18%) HTML5
7 102 (30.00%) MVC
8 95 (27.94%) SQL Server
9 94 (27.65%) ASP.NET
10 84 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (20.59%) CSS3
12 67 (19.71%) MySQL
13 61 (17.94%) SQL
14 57 (16.76%) PHP
15 53 (15.59%) AngularJS
16 47 (13.82%) XML
17 46 (13.53%) Java
18 44 (12.94%) Ajax
19 43 (12.65%) TDD
19 43 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 39 (11.47%) .NET Framework
21 37 (10.88%) Web Development
21 37 (10.88%) Web Services
22 35 (10.29%) Visual Studio
22 35 (10.29%) Microsoft
23 34 (10.00%) Linux
24 32 (9.41%) CMS
25 31 (9.12%) Oracle
25 31 (9.12%) Adobe
26 29 (8.53%) Photoshop

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 32 (9.41%) CMS
2 21 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.88%) WordPress
4 15 (4.41%) Apache
5 12 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (3.24%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.65%) Joomla!
8 9 (2.65%) Node.js
9 8 (2.35%) IIS
10 7 (2.06%) Confluence
10 7 (2.06%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.76%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.76%) JBoss
12 5 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.88%) Drupal
15 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 29 (8.53%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.65%) MS Office
5 3 (0.88%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Maya
7 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.47%) GitHub
1 5 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.18%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.59%) Heroku
4 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Boomi
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.12%) Internet
2 11 (3.24%) HTTP
3 7 (2.06%) Intranet
4 5 (1.47%) SSL
5 3 (0.88%) Skype
5 3 (0.88%) Firewall
6 2 (0.59%) FTP
6 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) Extranet
7 1 (0.29%) SMTP
7 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 67 (19.71%) MySQL
3 19 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.47%) MS Access
10 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.59%) DB2
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 35 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 28 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.59%) Subversion
4 13 (3.82%) JIRA
5 7 (2.06%) Grunt
6 6 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.47%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.18%) JUnit
8 4 (1.18%) PhpStorm
8 4 (1.18%) Selenium
9 3 (0.88%) Lombardi
9 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.88%) Ant
10 2 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.59%) Maven
10 2 (0.59%) Bower
General
1 16 (4.71%) Marketing
2 15 (4.41%) Finance
3 11 (3.24%) Automotive
4 6 (1.76%) Advertising
5 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Back Office
6 4 (1.18%) Games
7 3 (0.88%) Publishing
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 295 (86.76%) Developer
2 64 (18.82%) .NET Developer
3 51 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 38 (11.18%) Front-End Developer
5 32 (9.41%) PHP Developer
6 25 (7.35%) C# Developer
7 21 (6.18%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (3.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 12 (3.53%) Front-End Web Developer
11 11 (3.24%) MySQL Developer
11 11 (3.24%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (2.94%) Designer
13 9 (2.65%) Analyst
14 8 (2.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.06%) CRM Developer
15 7 (2.06%) Oracle Developer
15 7 (2.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (72.06%) HTML
2 222 (65.29%) CSS
3 149 (43.82%) jQuery
4 143 (42.06%) .NET
5 106 (31.18%) HTML5
6 94 (27.65%) ASP.NET
7 70 (20.59%) CSS3
8 53 (15.59%) AngularJS
9 47 (13.82%) XML
10 44 (12.94%) Ajax
11 43 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (11.47%) .NET Framework
13 37 (10.88%) Web Services
14 23 (6.76%) WCF
15 19 (5.59%) Entity Framework
15 19 (5.59%) XHTML
16 16 (4.71%) LAMP
17 15 (4.41%) REST
17 15 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (4.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.12%) User Experience
1 14 (4.12%) Visualisation
2 12 (3.53%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.06%) W3C
5 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.47%) DataPower
7 4 (1.18%) NHS
7 4 (1.18%) GIS
7 4 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.88%) Statistics
8 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.59%) Wiki
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.00%) Linux
2 22 (6.47%) Windows
3 11 (3.24%) UNIX
4 9 (2.65%) Android
5 8 (2.35%) SUSE
5 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.00%) MVC
2 84 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.65%) TDD
4 37 (10.88%) Web Development
5 29 (8.53%) OO
5 29 (8.53%) Web Design
6 28 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (7.94%) Scrum
8 19 (5.59%) Workflow
9 16 (4.71%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.71%) SOA
10 15 (4.41%) Open Source
10 15 (4.41%) CRM
11 14 (4.12%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.12%) Content Management
12 11 (3.24%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.24%) SDLC
12 11 (3.24%) OOP
13 10 (2.94%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 119 (35.00%) C#
2 61 (17.94%) SQL
3 57 (16.76%) PHP
4 46 (13.53%) Java
5 21 (6.18%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.65%) VB
8 8 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.35%) VBScript
9 7 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.76%) VBA
10 6 (1.76%) Ruby
11 5 (1.47%) PHP5
11 5 (1.47%) VB6
11 5 (1.47%) Python
12 4 (1.18%) PHP4
13 3 (0.88%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.88%) C++
13 3 (0.88%) Perl
14 2 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (6.47%) Degree
2 10 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.29%) MCITP
4 1 (0.29%) MCTS
4 1 (0.29%) MCPD
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) Kibana
2 7 (2.06%) Plesk
Vendors
1 35 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.12%) Oracle
2 31 (9.12%) Adobe
3 28 (8.24%) Google
4 10 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.06%) Apple
7 5 (1.47%) LANDesk
7 5 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.47%) Sybase
7 5 (1.47%) IBM
8 4 (1.18%) Telerik
8 4 (1.18%) Zend
9 3 (0.88%) Nintex
9 3 (0.88%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.59%) HP
10 2 (0.59%) BEA
10 2 (0.59%) Lotus
10 2 (0.59%) Vitria
10 2 (0.59%) Alterian
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Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £33.55 - £45.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
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Warwick, Warwickshire
TEKsystems
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Staffordshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £325 - £400 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Amoria Bond - UK
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Lichfield
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Real Staffing
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Amoria Bond - UK
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West Midlands
CPS Group
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Birmingham
Real Staffing
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