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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 17 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 172 198 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.15% 8.14% 9.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.89% 27.27% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 123 105
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £253 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £33.55 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.21% +17.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -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
720 726 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.94% 29.84% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 427 337
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £12.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £54.10 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 July 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
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 -5 49 £338 +1.88% 40
Staffordshire +8 31 £378 +25.83% 27
Coventry +5 31 £325 - 15
Warwickshire -14 16 £200 -33.33% 22
Wolverhampton +2 9 £215 -11.34% 5
Worcestershire +6 7 £250 -18.03% 7
Solihull -8 4 £303 +10.00% 10
West Bromwich - 2 £225 -
Walsall 0 1 - -
Herefordshire -6 1 £190 -41.53% 4
Shropshire - 1 - - 4
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 276 (74.39%) HTML
2 256 (69.00%) CSS
3 162 (43.67%) .NET
4 156 (42.05%) jQuery
5 126 (33.96%) HTML5
6 121 (32.61%) C#
7 108 (29.11%) ASP.NET
8 101 (27.22%) SQL Server
8 101 (27.22%) MVC
9 94 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (21.29%) CSS3
11 77 (20.75%) MySQL
11 77 (20.75%) SQL
12 63 (16.98%) PHP
13 50 (13.48%) AngularJS
14 49 (13.21%) TDD
15 45 (12.13%) Ajax
16 43 (11.59%) Java
16 43 (11.59%) XML
16 43 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (11.32%) Web Development
18 40 (10.78%) Web Services
19 39 (10.51%) Scrum
20 37 (9.97%) .NET Framework
21 36 (9.70%) Photoshop
22 35 (9.43%) CMS
23 34 (9.16%) Finance
23 34 (9.16%) Linux
24 31 (8.36%) WCF
25 30 (8.09%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (9.43%) CMS
2 23 (6.20%) WordPress
3 21 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.04%) Apache
5 11 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (2.43%) Joomla!
7 8 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.16%) IIS
7 8 (2.16%) Confluence
7 8 (2.16%) Node.js
8 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.35%) JBoss
9 5 (1.35%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.81%) Drupal
11 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (9.70%) Photoshop
2 15 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (2.70%) MS Office
5 5 (1.35%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Magento
2 7 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.89%) GitHub
2 6 (1.62%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.08%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.81%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Heroku
6 2 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.27%) Boomi
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.12%) HTTP
2 11 (2.96%) Internet
3 8 (2.16%) Intranet
4 6 (1.62%) SSL
5 4 (1.08%) Skype
6 3 (0.81%) Firewall
7 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.54%) DNS
7 2 (0.54%) SMTP
7 2 (0.54%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 77 (20.75%) MySQL
3 18 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.16%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.35%) MS Access
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.54%) DB2
12 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (7.82%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.47%) Subversion
4 14 (3.77%) JIRA
5 7 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.62%) Grunt
7 4 (1.08%) PhpStorm
7 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.81%) gulp
8 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.81%) JUnit
9 2 (0.54%) Ant
9 2 (0.54%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.54%) NUnit
9 2 (0.54%) Selenium
9 2 (0.54%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.54%) Maven
General
1 34 (9.16%) Finance
2 10 (2.70%) Automotive
2 10 (2.70%) Marketing
3 7 (1.89%) Games
4 6 (1.62%) Retail
4 6 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.08%) Advertising
5 4 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (0.81%) Publishing
6 3 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 315 (84.91%) Developer
2 68 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 48 (12.94%) Web Developer
4 41 (11.05%) Front-End Developer
5 39 (10.51%) PHP Developer
6 28 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 18 (4.85%) Java Developer
8 17 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (4.04%) Front-End Web Developer
10 14 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.23%) Designer
11 12 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.96%) Architect
12 11 (2.96%) Team Leader
12 11 (2.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 11 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (2.70%) MySQL Developer
14 9 (2.43%) Flash Developer
14 9 (2.43%) Oracle Developer
15 8 (2.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (74.39%) HTML
2 256 (69.00%) CSS
3 162 (43.67%) .NET
4 156 (42.05%) jQuery
5 126 (33.96%) HTML5
6 108 (29.11%) ASP.NET
7 79 (21.29%) CSS3
8 50 (13.48%) AngularJS
9 45 (12.13%) Ajax
10 43 (11.59%) XML
10 43 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (10.78%) Web Services
12 37 (9.97%) .NET Framework
13 31 (8.36%) WCF
14 24 (6.47%) XHTML
15 20 (5.39%) Entity Framework
16 18 (4.85%) Spring
16 18 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (4.31%) REST
17 16 (4.31%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.01%) N-Tier
2 15 (4.04%) User Experience
3 14 (3.77%) Visualisation
3 14 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.70%) DataPower
5 9 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.89%) W3C
7 5 (1.35%) NHS
8 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.81%) iPhone
8 3 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.81%) Social Media
8 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.54%) iPad
9 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.54%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.54%) GIS
9 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.16%) Linux
2 24 (6.47%) Windows
3 9 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.16%) SUSE
4 8 (2.16%) Android
5 5 (1.35%) UNIX
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) VMS
7 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.22%) MVC
2 94 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (13.21%) TDD
4 42 (11.32%) Web Development
5 39 (10.51%) Scrum
6 30 (8.09%) E-Commerce
7 29 (7.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (7.01%) OO
9 25 (6.74%) SOA
10 24 (6.47%) Web Design
11 20 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.58%) Content Management
13 16 (4.31%) Workflow
14 15 (4.04%) Configuration Management
14 15 (4.04%) Open Source
15 13 (3.50%) CRM
16 11 (2.96%) BDD
16 11 (2.96%) Technical Architecture
16 11 (2.96%) Performance Testing
16 11 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 121 (32.61%) C#
2 77 (20.75%) SQL
3 63 (16.98%) PHP
4 43 (11.59%) Java
5 24 (6.47%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.85%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.23%) VB
8 10 (2.70%) ActionScript
8 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.43%) ActionScript 3.0
10 7 (1.89%) Perl
10 7 (1.89%) VBScript
11 6 (1.62%) Python
11 6 (1.62%) VBA
11 6 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.35%) VB6
13 4 (1.08%) Ruby
13 4 (1.08%) PHP4
13 4 (1.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.04%) Degree
2 9 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.27%) MCTS
4 1 (0.27%) MCITP
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) Kibana
2 7 (1.89%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (8.09%) Microsoft
1 30 (8.09%) Oracle
2 29 (7.82%) Adobe
3 26 (7.01%) Google
4 8 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.89%) Zend
6 5 (1.35%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.35%) Telerik
6 5 (1.35%) Apple
6 5 (1.35%) IBM
7 4 (1.08%) Nintex
8 3 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.54%) MKS
9 2 (0.54%) Stellent
9 2 (0.54%) Lotus
9 2 (0.54%) Vitria
9 2 (0.54%) HP
9 2 (0.54%) Sybase
9 2 (0.54%) BEA
9 2 (0.54%) Alterian
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ISL
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Rate: £260 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Staffordshire
Computer Futures
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