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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 12 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 288 197 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.76% 7.96% 9.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.18% 26.48% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 117 134
Median daily rate £350 £331 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £28.50 £38.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -26.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £19.20 £23.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £40.14 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.84 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.73% +8.33%
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
1022 744 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.08% 30.07% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 428 446
Median daily rate £365 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £36.37 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 91 £325 -2.98% 48
Coventry -2 54 £380 +16.92% 15
Warwickshire 0 27 £325 +10.16% 32
Staffordshire -5 20 £326 -10.61% 17
Shropshire -14 16 £400 - 6
Solihull -6 10 £308 +2.50% 6
Wolverhampton 0 5 £300 +69.01% 5
Worcestershire -3 4 £425 +70.00% 8
Herefordshire -1 3 - -
Walsall - 3 £545 -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 378 (72.83%) HTML
2 355 (68.40%) CSS
3 190 (36.61%) .NET
4 176 (33.91%) Java
5 171 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (32.76%) C#
7 152 (29.29%) MVC
8 150 (28.90%) jQuery
9 149 (28.71%) HTML5
10 121 (23.31%) Web Development
11 111 (21.39%) AngularJS
12 104 (20.04%) SQL
13 103 (19.85%) ASP.NET
14 94 (18.11%) Front End Development
15 89 (17.15%) CSS3
16 88 (16.96%) SQL Server
17 82 (15.80%) Web Services
18 81 (15.61%) PHP
19 79 (15.22%) Microsoft
20 75 (14.45%) CRM
20 75 (14.45%) REST
21 72 (13.87%) XML
22 66 (12.72%) Scrum
23 64 (12.33%) Spring
24 63 (12.14%) JSON
25 57 (10.98%) CMS
26 54 (10.40%) Node.js
27 53 (10.21%) TDD
28 52 (10.02%) Linux
29 47 (9.06%) Git (software)

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (10.98%) CMS
2 23 (4.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 21 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.66%) WordPress
5 17 (3.28%) JBoss
5 17 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.28%) Umbraco
6 14 (2.70%) Confluence
7 10 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.73%) Apache
9 8 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.35%) IIS
11 6 (1.16%) Mule
11 6 (1.16%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.96%) Kentico
12 5 (0.96%) Liferay
13 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.39%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (2.12%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.93%) MS Office
4 6 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Magento
3 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.54%) SaaS
3 6 (1.16%) Office 365
4 5 (0.96%) Heroku
5 4 (0.77%) GitHub
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Firebase
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Route 53
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.90%) Network Security
2 6 (1.16%) HTTP
3 5 (0.96%) Firewall
3 5 (0.96%) SNMP
4 3 (0.58%) Internet
4 3 (0.58%) Intranet
4 3 (0.58%) LDAP
4 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.19%) DMZ
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.74%) MySQL
3 20 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.35%) Power BI
10 6 (1.16%) Big Data
10 6 (1.16%) DB2
10 6 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.16%) Pentaho
11 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.20%) WebDriver
4 26 (5.01%) Subversion
5 23 (4.43%) Selenium
6 21 (4.05%) JIRA
7 18 (3.47%) Grunt
8 17 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.70%) Jenkins
10 12 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (2.12%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.73%) Ant
12 9 (1.73%) JUnit
13 8 (1.54%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.35%) gulp
15 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.77%) NetBeans
16 4 (0.77%) Zend Studio
General
1 21 (4.05%) Automotive
2 20 (3.85%) Retail
3 19 (3.66%) Marketing
4 18 (3.47%) Finance
5 9 (1.73%) Games
6 4 (0.77%) Banking
6 4 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.39%) Billing
7 2 (0.39%) Legal
7 2 (0.39%) Local Government
7 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 422 (81.31%) Developer
2 94 (18.11%) .NET Developer
3 90 (17.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 81 (15.61%) JavaScript Developer
5 57 (10.98%) Java Developer
6 48 (9.25%) C# Developer
7 38 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 30 (5.78%) PHP Developer
9 29 (5.59%) HTML Developer
10 27 (5.20%) Architect
11 26 (5.01%) HTML CSS Developer
12 22 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (4.24%) CRM Developer
12 22 (4.24%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 19 (3.66%) Angular Developer
15 18 (3.47%) Digital Architect
16 15 (2.89%) Senior Developer
17 14 (2.70%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (72.83%) HTML
2 355 (68.40%) CSS
3 190 (36.61%) .NET
4 150 (28.90%) jQuery
5 149 (28.71%) HTML5
6 111 (21.39%) AngularJS
7 103 (19.85%) ASP.NET
8 89 (17.15%) CSS3
9 82 (15.80%) Web Services
10 75 (14.45%) REST
11 72 (13.87%) XML
12 64 (12.33%) Spring
13 63 (12.14%) JSON
14 54 (10.40%) Node.js
15 47 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (8.67%) SOAP
17 43 (8.29%) Sass
18 40 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (6.55%) Hibernate
19 34 (6.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.09%) Digital Media
2 21 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.28%) User Experience
4 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.77%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.58%) CMDB
9 3 (0.58%) W3C
10 2 (0.39%) Blog
10 2 (0.39%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.39%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.39%) EPoS
10 2 (0.39%) NHS
11 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.02%) Linux
2 27 (5.20%) Windows
3 16 (3.08%) Unix
4 12 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.35%) Android
6 6 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.96%) Debian
8 4 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.39%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (29.29%) MVC
3 121 (23.31%) Web Development
4 94 (18.11%) Front End Development
5 75 (14.45%) CRM
6 66 (12.72%) Scrum
7 53 (10.21%) TDD
8 47 (9.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 46 (8.86%) ERP
10 35 (6.74%) OO
11 24 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (4.62%) E-Commerce
11 24 (4.62%) Software Engineering
12 21 (4.05%) BDD
12 21 (4.05%) Data Modelling
12 21 (4.05%) Microservices
13 18 (3.47%) DevOps
13 18 (3.47%) SOA
14 17 (3.28%) Open Source
14 17 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 176 (33.91%) Java
2 170 (32.76%) C#
3 104 (20.04%) SQL
4 81 (15.61%) PHP
5 21 (4.05%) Scala
6 17 (3.28%) Ruby
6 17 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.70%) Python
8 13 (2.50%) C
8 13 (2.50%) Perl
8 13 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.73%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.54%) PHP 5
10 8 (1.54%) VB
11 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.58%) C++
13 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.89%) Degree
4 3 (0.58%) ISEB
4 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CCNA
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.19%) MCAD
6 1 (0.19%) MCITP
6 1 (0.19%) MCSD
6 1 (0.19%) MCTS
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) WCAG
3 5 (0.96%) WAI
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.35%) Docker
3 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (5.01%) Puppet
2 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.58%) Rancher
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) Kibana
5 2 (0.39%) Terraform
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.19%) Grafana
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.19%) Plesk
6 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.01%) Adobe
3 24 (4.62%) Oracle
4 19 (3.66%) IBM
5 17 (3.28%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.16%) BEA
6 6 (1.16%) Cloudera
6 6 (1.16%) Informatica
6 6 (1.16%) Pega
6 6 (1.16%) Sybase
6 6 (1.16%) Vitria
6 6 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.77%) CA
8 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.77%) SevOne
8 4 (0.77%) Zend
9 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.58%) SAP
9 3 (0.58%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Venn Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Canon
Posted: 11 days ago