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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 230 141 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.04% 6.85% 8.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.35% 21.08% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 96 93
Average daily rate
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£323 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +12.90%
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
841 669 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.07% 32.51% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 411 441
Average daily rate £338 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £23.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £37.15 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 95 £338 +22.72% 29
Warwickshire -3 29 £300 +9.09% 24
Coventry -4 22 £320 +50.58% 16
Staffordshire +1 21 £325 +3.58% 28
Worcestershire +1 13 £213 -29.16% 3
Wolverhampton -9 5 £265 -3.63% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £338 - 1
Solihull +6 3 £290 +5.45% 7
Walsall 0 1 £310 +3.33% 2
West Bromwich - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 317 (74.76%) HTML
2 305 (71.93%) CSS
3 205 (48.35%) jQuery
4 187 (44.10%) .NET
5 164 (38.68%) ASP.NET
6 158 (37.26%) C#
7 119 (28.07%) HTML5
8 117 (27.59%) MVC
9 113 (26.65%) SQL Server
10 97 (22.88%) CSS3
11 95 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (18.40%) Microsoft
13 74 (17.45%) SQL
14 70 (16.51%) Ajax
15 63 (14.86%) PHP
16 58 (13.68%) AngularJS
17 57 (13.44%) MySQL
18 54 (12.74%) XML
19 53 (12.50%) Web Services
20 49 (11.56%) SharePoint
21 48 (11.32%) Web Development
22 47 (11.08%) Java
23 45 (10.61%) .NET Framework
24 43 (10.14%) WCF
24 43 (10.14%) TDD
25 41 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
26 40 (9.43%) Visual Studio
27 36 (8.49%) CRM
28 35 (8.25%) User Experience
29 33 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.08%) CMS
3 29 (6.84%) IIS
4 26 (6.13%) Apache
5 20 (4.72%) Node.js
6 15 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (3.07%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.12%) Drupal
10 8 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.18%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.18%) WordPress
11 5 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.18%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.94%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.94%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.47%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.72%) Photoshop
3 13 (3.07%) InfoPath
4 10 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.71%) MS Office
6 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.24%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.24%) Blender
Business Applications
1 33 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.83%) Magento
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Tridion
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (1.89%) Office 365
2 6 (1.42%) GitHub
2 6 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.19%) Intranet
2 13 (3.07%) HTTP
3 9 (2.12%) Internet
4 7 (1.65%) FTP
5 4 (0.94%) LDAP
6 3 (0.71%) SSL
7 2 (0.47%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) LTE
8 1 (0.24%) Extranet
8 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (26.65%) SQL Server
2 57 (13.44%) MySQL
3 16 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.47%) SQLite
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.24%) MS Access
12 1 (0.24%) DB2
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.24%) DataStage
12 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.08%) Subversion
4 23 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.30%) Ant
6 12 (2.83%) NUnit
7 11 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.59%) Maven
8 7 (1.65%) JIRA
8 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.18%) WebSpeed
9 5 (1.18%) FxCop
9 5 (1.18%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.71%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.71%) Selenium
11 3 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.71%) Grunt
12 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (4.01%) Finance
2 10 (2.36%) Retail
2 10 (2.36%) Marketing
3 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.65%) Advertising
4 6 (1.42%) Games
5 5 (1.18%) Automotive
5 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.47%) Legal
6 2 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 362 (85.38%) Developer
2 82 (19.34%) .NET Developer
3 74 (17.45%) Web Developer
4 51 (12.03%) Front-End Developer
5 46 (10.85%) C# Developer
6 42 (9.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (7.55%) CRM Developer
8 31 (7.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (7.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 27 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (5.66%) PHP Developer
13 21 (4.95%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.48%) .NET Web Developer
15 17 (4.01%) Designer
16 16 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
17 15 (3.54%) Java Developer
18 14 (3.30%) Architect
19 13 (3.07%) SharePoint Developer
20 12 (2.83%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (74.76%) HTML
2 305 (71.93%) CSS
3 205 (48.35%) jQuery
4 187 (44.10%) .NET
5 164 (38.68%) ASP.NET
6 119 (28.07%) HTML5
7 97 (22.88%) CSS3
8 70 (16.51%) Ajax
9 58 (13.68%) AngularJS
10 54 (12.74%) XML
11 53 (12.50%) Web Services
12 45 (10.61%) .NET Framework
13 43 (10.14%) WCF
14 41 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (7.08%) XHTML
16 25 (5.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (5.90%) Backbone.js
17 24 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (5.66%) XSLT
18 23 (5.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.25%) User Experience
2 18 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.12%) iPad
7 8 (1.89%) Social Media
8 7 (1.65%) W3C
8 7 (1.65%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.65%) Blog
9 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.94%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.94%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.71%) Open Source
11 3 (0.71%) SCORM
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.71%) GIS
12 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.72%) Windows
2 16 (3.77%) Linux
2 16 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.30%) Android
4 11 (2.59%) UNIX
5 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.94%) HPUX
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.59%) MVC
2 95 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (11.32%) Web Development
4 43 (10.14%) TDD
5 36 (8.49%) CRM
6 32 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (7.08%) Unit Testing
8 29 (6.84%) OO
9 28 (6.60%) E-Commerce
10 24 (5.66%) OOP
10 24 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (4.95%) Project Management
12 20 (4.72%) Scrum
13 17 (4.01%) SOA
14 15 (3.54%) Logistics
14 15 (3.54%) Web Application Development
15 14 (3.30%) Time Management
16 13 (3.07%) Waterfall
17 11 (2.59%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (2.59%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 158 (37.26%) C#
2 74 (17.45%) SQL
3 63 (14.86%) PHP
4 47 (11.08%) Java
5 30 (7.08%) VB.NET
6 24 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.01%) VBScript
8 13 (3.07%) PHP5
9 10 (2.36%) VB
9 10 (2.36%) ActionScript
10 6 (1.42%) Perl
10 6 (1.42%) PHP4
10 6 (1.42%) Ruby
11 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (1.18%) ABAP
12 4 (0.94%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (0.94%) VB6
13 3 (0.71%) VBA
14 2 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (2.12%) Degree
2 8 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.48%) Adobe
3 16 (3.77%) Zend
4 13 (3.07%) Oracle
5 9 (2.12%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.65%) SAP
6 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.42%) Sencha
8 5 (1.18%) Progress
9 4 (0.94%) Alterian
9 4 (0.94%) Google
10 3 (0.71%) VMware
10 3 (0.71%) Capita
10 3 (0.71%) Stellent
10 3 (0.71%) CA
10 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.71%) IBM
11 2 (0.47%) Facebook
11 2 (0.47%) Twitter
11 2 (0.47%) AccuRev
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Technology Sourcing Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £16k - 18k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Boss IT
Rate: £450 - £500 a day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Syntax Consultancy
Rate: Per Day (neg)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
CFOA
Rate: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago