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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 200 241 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.99% 9.32% 9.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.08% 30.62% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 137 125
Average daily rate
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£339 £311 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £33.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +49.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £22.31 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.14 £41.91 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
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
767 787 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.66% 30.44% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 450 413
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 14
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.92 £74.30 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 62 £335 +3.07% 52
Staffordshire +7 37 £390 +32.20% 24
Coventry +2 31 £325 +1.56% 17
Warwickshire -9 22 £325 +8.33% 36
Solihull -8 8 £300 +6.19% 8
Worcestershire +2 7 £250 +33.33% 9
Wolverhampton +7 5 £175 -32.03% 2
Shropshire - 5 - - 4
Herefordshire -6 1 £190 -41.53% 6
Walsall - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 292 (75.26%) HTML
2 272 (70.10%) CSS
3 150 (38.66%) .NET
4 149 (38.40%) jQuery
5 142 (36.60%) HTML5
6 108 (27.84%) C#
7 102 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (24.74%) MVC
9 93 (23.97%) SQL Server
10 92 (23.71%) ASP.NET
11 86 (22.16%) CSS3
12 81 (20.88%) MySQL
13 79 (20.36%) SQL
14 72 (18.56%) PHP
15 57 (14.69%) AngularJS
16 55 (14.18%) TDD
17 49 (12.63%) Java
18 46 (11.86%) Ajax
19 42 (10.82%) XML
20 39 (10.05%) Web Development
21 38 (9.79%) Scrum
22 37 (9.54%) CMS
22 37 (9.54%) Linux
22 37 (9.54%) Photoshop
22 37 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
23 36 (9.28%) Web Services
23 36 (9.28%) Finance
24 31 (7.99%) N-Tier
24 31 (7.99%) Microsoft
25 30 (7.73%) Adobe

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (9.54%) CMS
2 23 (5.93%) WordPress
3 17 (4.38%) Apache
4 16 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (2.84%) IIS
7 10 (2.58%) Confluence
8 9 (2.32%) Joomla!
9 7 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.55%) Node.js
10 6 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.29%) nginx
12 4 (1.03%) JBoss
13 3 (0.77%) Drupal
14 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (9.54%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (4.12%) MS Excel
4 13 (3.35%) MS Office
5 5 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.77%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (2.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) GitHub
2 6 (1.55%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.03%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.77%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Heroku
6 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.26%) Boomi
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.41%) HTTP
2 11 (2.84%) Internet
3 6 (1.55%) SSL
3 6 (1.55%) Intranet
3 6 (1.55%) Skype
4 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) Firewall
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) SMTP
6 2 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 81 (20.88%) MySQL
3 18 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.06%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.77%) MS Access
12 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 28 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.90%) Subversion
4 17 (4.38%) JIRA
5 8 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.80%) Grunt
7 6 (1.55%) Selenium
8 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.29%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.03%) PhpStorm
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.03%) gulp
10 3 (0.77%) JUnit
11 2 (0.52%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.52%) NUnit
11 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.26%) Flash Builder
12 1 (0.26%) Bower
General
1 36 (9.28%) Finance
2 12 (3.09%) Marketing
3 11 (2.84%) Games
4 9 (2.32%) Automotive
5 8 (2.06%) Retail
6 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
7 3 (0.77%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 333 (85.82%) Developer
2 60 (15.46%) .NET Developer
3 55 (14.18%) Front-End Developer
4 48 (12.37%) Web Developer
5 39 (10.05%) PHP Developer
6 23 (5.93%) C# Developer
7 21 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.90%) Front-End Web Developer
9 16 (4.12%) Designer
10 15 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.61%) Team Leader
11 14 (3.61%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (2.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 10 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.58%) MySQL Developer
14 10 (2.58%) Flash Developer
15 9 (2.32%) Oracle Developer
15 9 (2.32%) SharePoint Developer
15 9 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (75.26%) HTML
2 272 (70.10%) CSS
3 150 (38.66%) .NET
4 149 (38.40%) jQuery
5 142 (36.60%) HTML5
6 92 (23.71%) ASP.NET
7 86 (22.16%) CSS3
8 57 (14.69%) AngularJS
9 46 (11.86%) Ajax
10 42 (10.82%) XML
11 37 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (9.28%) Web Services
13 30 (7.73%) WCF
14 28 (7.22%) .NET Framework
15 26 (6.70%) XHTML
16 19 (4.90%) Flash
16 19 (4.90%) LAMP
16 19 (4.90%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (3.87%) Sass
17 15 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.99%) N-Tier
2 29 (7.47%) User Experience
3 13 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 10 (2.58%) DataPower
6 7 (1.80%) W3C
7 5 (1.29%) NHS
7 5 (1.29%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.03%) RIA
9 3 (0.77%) iPhone
9 3 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.77%) Social Media
9 3 (0.77%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.54%) Linux
2 17 (4.38%) Windows
3 12 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.84%) Android
5 8 (2.06%) SUSE
6 6 (1.55%) UNIX
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (24.74%) MVC
3 55 (14.18%) TDD
4 39 (10.05%) Web Development
5 38 (9.79%) Scrum
6 29 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (7.22%) OO
7 28 (7.22%) E-Commerce
8 27 (6.96%) Web Design
9 25 (6.44%) SOA
10 19 (4.90%) Content Management
11 16 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (4.12%) BDD
12 15 (3.87%) Open Source
12 15 (3.87%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.61%) CRM
13 14 (3.61%) Workflow
13 14 (3.61%) Performance Testing
13 14 (3.61%) SDLC
14 12 (3.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (27.84%) C#
2 79 (20.36%) SQL
3 72 (18.56%) PHP
4 49 (12.63%) Java
5 23 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.87%) VB.NET
6 15 (3.87%) ActionScript
7 11 (2.84%) VB
7 11 (2.84%) ActionScript 3.0
8 9 (2.32%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.32%) C++
9 7 (1.80%) Perl
9 7 (1.80%) VBScript
9 7 (1.80%) Python
9 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.80%) Ruby
10 5 (1.29%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.29%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.29%) VBA
11 4 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (3.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.84%) Degree
3 8 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.35%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.06%) Kibana
2 7 (1.80%) Plesk
Vendors
1 31 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.73%) Adobe
3 28 (7.22%) Oracle
4 24 (6.19%) Google
5 8 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.80%) Zend
7 5 (1.29%) Telerik
7 5 (1.29%) Apple
8 4 (1.03%) Nintex
9 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.52%) Facebook
10 2 (0.52%) IBM
10 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.52%) MKS
10 2 (0.52%) Stellent
11 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.26%) Pega
11 1 (0.26%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.26%) Vitria
11 1 (0.26%) Sybase
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Pen-y-bont, Shropshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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