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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 258 200 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.97% 7.93% 9.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.02% 27.10% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 132 133
Median daily rate £350 £345 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £31.44 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +42.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.30 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £37.13 £39.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.85 £36.50 £33.64
% change year-on-year
+11.91% +8.50%
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
1031 738 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.85% 29.26% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 443 439
Median daily rate £362 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 27
Median hourly rate £39.60 £30.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.83% +48.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.92 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Coventry +14 63 £375 +11.11% 13
Birmingham -2 62 £384 +11.23% 51
Staffordshire -2 27 £313 -20.88% 17
Shropshire -14 23 £375 +36.36% 12
Warwickshire -8 15 £350 +7.69% 19
Worcestershire -4 6 £425 +61.90% 7
Solihull -4 4 - - 8
Wolverhampton -1 3 £340 +94.28% 4
West Bromwich - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 394 (72.83%) HTML
2 359 (66.36%) CSS
3 207 (38.26%) .NET
4 190 (35.12%) C#
5 189 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (32.90%) Java
7 176 (32.53%) MVC
8 158 (29.21%) jQuery
9 151 (27.91%) HTML5
10 138 (25.51%) Web Development
11 126 (23.29%) AngularJS
12 116 (21.44%) SQL
13 108 (19.96%) ASP.NET
14 100 (18.48%) SQL Server
15 95 (17.56%) Front End Development
16 94 (17.38%) Web Services
16 94 (17.38%) Microsoft
17 92 (17.01%) PHP
18 87 (16.08%) CRM
19 83 (15.34%) CSS3
20 81 (14.97%) XML
21 79 (14.60%) REST
22 77 (14.23%) Scrum
23 71 (13.12%) Spring
24 62 (11.46%) Linux
25 61 (11.28%) TDD
26 56 (10.35%) Node.js
27 55 (10.17%) Git (software)
27 55 (10.17%) JSON
27 55 (10.17%) CMS

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 55 (10.17%) CMS
2 29 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 19 (3.51%) JBoss
6 16 (2.96%) WordPress
7 14 (2.59%) Confluence
7 14 (2.59%) Umbraco
8 13 (2.40%) Apache
9 11 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.48%) IIS
10 8 (1.48%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.11%) Mule
11 6 (1.11%) Mule ESB
11 6 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.92%) Kentico
13 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.85%) MS Office
4 9 (1.66%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.48%) Office 365
3 6 (1.11%) SaaS
4 4 (0.74%) GitHub
4 4 (0.74%) Heroku
5 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
6 2 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) Firebase
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Google Play
7 1 (0.18%) iTunes
7 1 (0.18%) Route 53
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.32%) Network Security
2 13 (2.40%) HTTP
3 6 (1.11%) Firewall
4 5 (0.92%) SNMP
5 3 (0.55%) Internet
5 3 (0.55%) Intranet
5 3 (0.55%) LDAP
5 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.37%) DNS
6 2 (0.37%) FTP
6 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.18%) DMZ
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) TACACS
7 1 (0.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.84%) MySQL
3 24 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.59%) Power BI
5 13 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.11%) DB2
9 6 (1.11%) PerformancePoint
9 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 55 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.73%) Subversion
4 28 (5.18%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.81%) Selenium
6 25 (4.62%) WebDriver
7 22 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (3.88%) JIRA
9 17 (3.14%) JUnit
10 16 (2.96%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.96%) Eclipse
10 16 (2.96%) Grunt
11 13 (2.40%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (2.03%) Ant
14 7 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.11%) Protractor
15 6 (1.11%) TeamCity
16 5 (0.92%) gulp
16 5 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 24 (4.44%) Finance
2 22 (4.07%) Automotive
3 20 (3.70%) Marketing
3 20 (3.70%) Retail
4 8 (1.48%) Games
5 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.11%) Banking
7 4 (0.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.55%) Billing
8 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 448 (82.81%) Developer
2 103 (19.04%) .NET Developer
3 89 (16.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 83 (15.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 62 (11.46%) Java Developer
6 48 (8.87%) C# Developer
7 39 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (6.84%) Web Developer
9 31 (5.73%) PHP Developer
10 30 (5.55%) HTML Developer
11 29 (5.36%) CRM Developer
12 28 (5.18%) HTML CSS Developer
13 24 (4.44%) Software Developer
14 23 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 23 (4.25%) Senior Developer
15 22 (4.07%) Angular Developer
15 22 (4.07%) Architect
16 19 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
18 14 (2.59%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (72.83%) HTML
2 359 (66.36%) CSS
3 207 (38.26%) .NET
4 158 (29.21%) jQuery
5 151 (27.91%) HTML5
6 126 (23.29%) AngularJS
7 108 (19.96%) ASP.NET
8 94 (17.38%) Web Services
9 83 (15.34%) CSS3
10 81 (14.97%) XML
11 79 (14.60%) REST
12 71 (13.12%) Spring
13 56 (10.35%) Node.js
14 55 (10.17%) JSON
15 50 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 50 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (9.06%) SOAP
17 39 (7.21%) Hibernate
17 39 (7.21%) React
17 39 (7.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.32%) Digital Media
2 24 (4.44%) User Experience
3 22 (4.07%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.66%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.11%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.92%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.55%) W3C
10 2 (0.37%) Blog
10 2 (0.37%) CMDB
10 2 (0.37%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.37%) IVR
10 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.46%) Linux
2 33 (6.10%) Windows
3 19 (3.51%) Unix
4 15 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.03%) Android
6 7 (1.29%) Debian
6 7 (1.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (32.53%) MVC
3 138 (25.51%) Web Development
4 95 (17.56%) Front End Development
5 87 (16.08%) CRM
6 77 (14.23%) Scrum
7 61 (11.28%) TDD
8 50 (9.24%) ERP
8 50 (9.24%) OO
8 50 (9.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (5.55%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.36%) BDD
11 25 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 24 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 21 (3.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (3.51%) Web Design
15 18 (3.33%) Migration
16 17 (3.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (35.12%) C#
2 178 (32.90%) Java
3 116 (21.44%) SQL
4 92 (17.01%) PHP
5 21 (3.88%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.96%) Ruby
7 15 (2.77%) Python
7 15 (2.77%) Scala
8 13 (2.40%) Perl
9 12 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.48%) C
10 8 (1.48%) PHP 5
11 7 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.29%) VB
11 7 (1.29%) X++
12 6 (1.11%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.55%) C++
14 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.77%) Degree
4 3 (0.55%) ISEB
4 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.55%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.18%) MCAD
6 1 (0.18%) MCITP
6 1 (0.18%) MCP
6 1 (0.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.40%) QA
2 7 (1.29%) WCAG
3 5 (0.92%) WAI
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.29%) Docker
3 5 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (4.07%) Puppet
2 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.55%) Rancher
5 2 (0.37%) Ansible
5 2 (0.37%) Kibana
5 2 (0.37%) Terraform
6 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.18%) Grafana
6 1 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.18%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.18%) Plesk
6 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 94 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.81%) Oracle
3 25 (4.62%) Adobe
4 19 (3.51%) IBM
5 17 (3.14%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.85%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.11%) BEA
7 6 (1.11%) Pega
7 6 (1.11%) Sybase
7 6 (1.11%) Vitria
8 5 (0.92%) CA
8 5 (0.92%) Canon
9 4 (0.74%) Google
9 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.74%) SevOne
9 4 (0.74%) Zend
10 3 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.55%) BMC
10 3 (0.55%) hybris
10 3 (0.55%) Sun
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Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Concept Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
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Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Difrent
Rate: Up to £450 per day Initial contract 5-6 months
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