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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 242 178 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.45% 8.44% 6.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.55% 26.53% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 115 78
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +16.66%
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
819 671 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.98% 31.80% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 419 450
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 34
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -27.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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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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 99 £338 +25.00% 37
Warwickshire -1 38 £300 +13.20% 18
Coventry +2 27 £320 +21.90% 16
Staffordshire -1 14 £300 -9.09% 21
Worcestershire -3 11 £199 -33.75% 4
Solihull +9 6 £290 +5.45% 13
Herefordshire - 6 £325 -
Wolverhampton -8 3 £290 +5.45% 1
Shropshire - - - - 3
Walsall - - - - 2
West Bromwich - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 327 (74.32%) HTML
2 317 (72.05%) CSS
3 213 (48.41%) jQuery
4 196 (44.55%) .NET
5 169 (38.41%) ASP.NET
6 167 (37.95%) C#
7 126 (28.64%) HTML5
8 117 (26.59%) MVC
9 115 (26.14%) SQL Server
10 108 (24.55%) CSS3
11 99 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (18.41%) SQL
13 70 (15.91%) Microsoft
14 68 (15.45%) Ajax
15 62 (14.09%) PHP
16 58 (13.18%) MySQL
17 56 (12.73%) Java
17 56 (12.73%) AngularJS
18 54 (12.27%) Web Development
19 53 (12.05%) XML
19 53 (12.05%) WCF
20 49 (11.14%) SharePoint
20 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
21 44 (10.00%) TDD
22 43 (9.77%) Visual Studio
23 41 (9.32%) Web Services
24 40 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
25 39 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
26 38 (8.64%) User Experience
27 36 (8.18%) CRM

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 49 (11.14%) SharePoint
2 35 (7.95%) CMS
3 23 (5.23%) IIS
4 20 (4.55%) Node.js
5 19 (4.32%) Apache
6 14 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.59%) OpenEdge
11 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.14%) WordPress
11 5 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.14%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.91%) Drupal
13 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.68%) Liferay
13 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 24 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (2.27%) InfoPath
5 9 (2.05%) MS Office
6 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.23%) Blender
Business Applications
1 31 (7.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.18%) Magento
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Tridion
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.82%) Office 365
2 6 (1.36%) GitHub
2 6 (1.36%) SaaS
3 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.00%) Intranet
2 13 (2.95%) HTTP
3 8 (1.82%) Internet
4 7 (1.59%) FTP
5 4 (0.91%) LDAP
6 3 (0.68%) SSL
6 3 (0.68%) Firewall
7 2 (0.45%) LTE
8 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 58 (13.18%) MySQL
3 18 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.68%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.45%) ReportNet
12 2 (0.45%) Informix
12 2 (0.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (0.45%) Cognos Report Studio
12 2 (0.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.45%) Cognos Transformer
13 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (9.77%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.05%) Subversion
4 22 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.41%) Ant
6 12 (2.73%) Maven
7 11 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.50%) NUnit
8 8 (1.82%) Selenium
8 8 (1.82%) JIRA
9 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.14%) WebSpeed
10 5 (1.14%) FxCop
10 5 (1.14%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.91%) Grunt
12 3 (0.68%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 14 (3.18%) Finance
2 13 (2.95%) Retail
2 13 (2.95%) Marketing
3 10 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.36%) Advertising
6 5 (1.14%) Games
7 4 (0.91%) Automotive
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 387 (87.95%) Developer
2 94 (21.36%) .NET Developer
3 86 (19.55%) Web Developer
4 61 (13.86%) Front-End Developer
5 47 (10.68%) C# Developer
6 46 (10.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (7.05%) CRM Developer
9 28 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 26 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (5.91%) .NET Web Developer
12 25 (5.68%) PHP Developer
13 19 (4.32%) Java Developer
13 19 (4.32%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.41%) Designer
15 14 (3.18%) Microsoft Developer
16 13 (2.95%) VB.NET Developer
16 13 (2.95%) Front-End Web Developer
17 12 (2.73%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (74.32%) HTML
2 317 (72.05%) CSS
3 213 (48.41%) jQuery
4 196 (44.55%) .NET
5 169 (38.41%) ASP.NET
6 126 (28.64%) HTML5
7 108 (24.55%) CSS3
8 68 (15.45%) Ajax
9 56 (12.73%) AngularJS
10 53 (12.05%) XML
10 53 (12.05%) WCF
11 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
12 41 (9.32%) Web Services
13 40 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (7.73%) XHTML
15 28 (6.36%) LINQ
16 27 (6.14%) Backbone.js
17 26 (5.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 26 (5.91%) XSLT
17 26 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.64%) User Experience
2 16 (3.64%) N-Tier
3 15 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.05%) iPad
6 7 (1.59%) W3C
7 6 (1.36%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.36%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.14%) SCORM
9 4 (0.91%) Open Source
9 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.68%) WURFL
10 3 (0.68%) GIS
11 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.23%) Copywriting
12 1 (0.23%) Social Network
12 1 (0.23%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.23%) Windows
2 18 (4.09%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.86%) Linux
4 14 (3.18%) Android
5 12 (2.73%) UNIX
6 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.91%) HPUX
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.68%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.59%) MVC
2 99 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (12.27%) Web Development
4 44 (10.00%) TDD
5 39 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 36 (8.18%) CRM
7 32 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 29 (6.59%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.45%) OO
9 24 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (4.77%) OOP
10 21 (4.77%) Scrum
11 20 (4.55%) Logistics
12 19 (4.32%) SOA
13 18 (4.09%) Project Management
14 13 (2.95%) Web Design
14 13 (2.95%) SEO
15 12 (2.73%) Waterfall
16 11 (2.50%) Content Management
16 11 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 167 (37.95%) C#
2 81 (18.41%) SQL
3 62 (14.09%) PHP
4 56 (12.73%) Java
5 34 (7.73%) VB.NET
6 26 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.09%) VBScript
8 12 (2.73%) VB
9 11 (2.50%) Perl
10 9 (2.05%) VBA
11 8 (1.82%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.59%) Ruby
13 6 (1.36%) PHP5
13 6 (1.36%) PHP4
14 4 (0.91%) VB6
14 4 (0.91%) Progress 4GL
15 3 (0.68%) Python
15 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (1.59%) Degree
2 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.64%) Oracle
2 16 (3.64%) Zend
3 12 (2.73%) Sitecore
4 11 (2.50%) Adobe
5 7 (1.59%) Progress
6 6 (1.36%) Sencha
7 4 (0.91%) SAP
7 4 (0.91%) Alterian
8 3 (0.68%) Capita
8 3 (0.68%) Google
8 3 (0.68%) CA
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.68%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.68%) Stellent
8 3 (0.68%) VMware
9 2 (0.45%) Facebook
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 2 (0.45%) StreamServe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Recital Consulting
Rate: £270 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £16k - 18k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago
Solihull
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago