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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 23 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 148 204 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.53% 9.23% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.20% 26.56% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 118 90
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £29.45 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -
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
698 768 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.80% 34.75% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 429 331
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 25
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £14.88 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -2 46 £319 +2.00% 43
Warwickshire -12 27 £325 +8.24% 23
Coventry -3 22 £325 - 13
Staffordshire -4 17 £335 +19.64% 21
Shropshire -1 8 £300 - 2
Worcestershire -1 2 £135 -40.00% 10
Wolverhampton -11 2 £220 -12.00% 5
Solihull +5 1 - - 15
Walsall 0 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Halesowen - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 240 (74.30%) HTML
2 226 (69.97%) CSS
3 149 (46.13%) jQuery
4 145 (44.89%) .NET
5 115 (35.60%) C#
6 104 (32.20%) ASP.NET
7 99 (30.65%) SQL Server
8 86 (26.63%) MVC
9 80 (24.77%) HTML5
10 65 (20.12%) Microsoft
11 61 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (17.03%) CSS3
13 54 (16.72%) SQL
14 50 (15.48%) PHP
15 46 (14.24%) MySQL
16 44 (13.62%) Web Services
16 44 (13.62%) XML
17 43 (13.31%) AngularJS
18 41 (12.69%) Ajax
19 40 (12.38%) SharePoint
20 38 (11.76%) .NET Framework
21 37 (11.46%) OO
22 35 (10.84%) Java
22 35 (10.84%) CRM
23 33 (10.22%) Visual Studio
24 30 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
24 30 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
25 28 (8.67%) TDD
26 26 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
27 25 (7.74%) User Experience

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.43%) IIS
3 17 (5.26%) Apache
4 14 (4.33%) CMS
4 14 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.72%) Drupal
7 10 (3.10%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.48%) Node.js
9 7 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.55%) WordPress
11 4 (1.24%) LiveCycle
11 4 (1.24%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.93%) JBoss
13 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.62%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.02%) Photoshop
3 11 (3.41%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) MS Office
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.31%) Maya
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.55%) Magento
3 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.62%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.62%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.31%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.33%) Intranet
2 10 (3.10%) Internet
3 5 (1.55%) HTTP
4 2 (0.62%) FTP
4 2 (0.62%) Extranet
5 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.31%) LDAP
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.24%) MySQL
3 26 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.62%) MS Access
13 2 (0.62%) DB2
14 1 (0.31%) DataStage
14 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.31%) SQLite
14 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 33 (10.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.26%) Subversion
4 14 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.55%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.24%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.24%) Selenium
7 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.24%) Lombardi
8 3 (0.93%) JIRA
8 3 (0.93%) Ant
8 3 (0.93%) NUnit
8 3 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.93%) Grunt
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.62%) Bower
9 2 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (6.50%) Finance
2 15 (4.64%) Marketing
3 13 (4.02%) Advertising
4 10 (3.10%) Automotive
5 5 (1.55%) Publishing
5 5 (1.55%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 256 (79.26%) Developer
2 55 (17.03%) .NET Developer
3 38 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 32 (9.91%) Web Developer
5 21 (6.50%) C# Developer
5 21 (6.50%) CRM Developer
6 20 (6.19%) PHP Developer
7 18 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 17 (5.26%) Designer
9 14 (4.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (4.02%) Architect
11 12 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Developer
12 11 (3.41%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (2.79%) Consultant
14 8 (2.48%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.48%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (74.30%) HTML
2 226 (69.97%) CSS
3 149 (46.13%) jQuery
4 145 (44.89%) .NET
5 104 (32.20%) ASP.NET
6 80 (24.77%) HTML5
7 55 (17.03%) CSS3
8 44 (13.62%) Web Services
8 44 (13.62%) XML
9 43 (13.31%) AngularJS
10 41 (12.69%) Ajax
11 38 (11.76%) .NET Framework
12 30 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (6.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 22 (6.81%) WCF
14 15 (4.64%) XSLT
15 13 (4.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (3.41%) LAMP
16 11 (3.41%) Sass
17 10 (3.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.74%) User Experience
2 17 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.79%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.48%) Taxonomies
5 8 (2.48%) Blog
5 8 (2.48%) Social Media
5 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.55%) DataPower
7 5 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.24%) Physics
9 3 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) GIS
9 3 (0.93%) Statistics
10 2 (0.62%) Open Source
10 2 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.88%) Windows
2 13 (4.02%) Linux
3 12 (3.72%) UNIX
4 7 (2.17%) Android
4 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.63%) MVC
2 61 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.46%) OO
4 35 (10.84%) CRM
5 28 (8.67%) TDD
6 24 (7.43%) Web Development
7 21 (6.50%) OOP
8 18 (5.57%) Workflow
9 16 (4.95%) Scrum
10 15 (4.64%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (4.64%) Unit Testing
11 14 (4.33%) Web Application Development
12 13 (4.02%) Web Design
13 12 (3.72%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (3.41%) E-Commerce
15 9 (2.79%) Project Management
15 9 (2.79%) Software Engineering
15 9 (2.79%) Time Management
15 9 (2.79%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (2.79%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 115 (35.60%) C#
2 54 (16.72%) SQL
3 50 (15.48%) PHP
4 35 (10.84%) Java
5 18 (5.57%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.95%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.33%) PHP5
8 11 (3.41%) VBScript
9 7 (2.17%) ActionScript
9 7 (2.17%) Ruby
9 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.86%) ABAP
11 5 (1.55%) VB
11 5 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.24%) Perl
12 4 (1.24%) C++
12 4 (1.24%) Python
13 3 (0.93%) VBA
14 2 (0.62%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.81%) Degree
2 10 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.55%) VCP4
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.31%) MCTS
5 1 (0.31%) MCITP
5 1 (0.31%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.81%) Adobe
3 16 (4.95%) Oracle
4 10 (3.10%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.48%) SAP
6 7 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.17%) Google
6 7 (2.17%) Zend
7 6 (1.86%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.55%) Sybase
8 5 (1.55%) Apple
9 4 (1.24%) IBM
9 4 (1.24%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.93%) Twitter
10 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.62%) Alterian
11 2 (0.62%) Omniture
11 2 (0.62%) BEA
11 2 (0.62%) Lotus
11 2 (0.62%) Pega
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £180 - 260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago