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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 272 171 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.63% 7.13% 8.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.85% 23.82% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 101 126
Median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £420 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -29.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £22.00 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.68 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +19.67%
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
1013 718 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.15% 29.92% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 422 428
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 21
Median hourly rate £36.25 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +5 92 £300 -11.11% 60
Coventry -5 46 £375 +15.38% 16
Warwickshire +6 27 £350 +75.00% 25
Staffordshire -9 17 £320 -15.23% 16
Shropshire -18 14 £375 - 11
Solihull -5 13 £291 -3.71% 7
Worcestershire +4 12 £325 +30.00% 10
Wolverhampton 0 6 £300 +20.00% 8
Walsall 0 3 £545 -
Herefordshire -1 3 - - 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 367 (71.54%) HTML
2 357 (69.59%) CSS
3 189 (36.84%) .NET
4 181 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (33.33%) C#
6 168 (32.75%) Java
7 161 (31.38%) jQuery
8 158 (30.80%) HTML5
9 140 (27.29%) MVC
10 118 (23.00%) Web Development
11 113 (22.03%) AngularJS
12 104 (20.27%) ASP.NET
13 100 (19.49%) SQL
14 99 (19.30%) CSS3
15 91 (17.74%) Front End Development
16 86 (16.76%) SQL Server
17 77 (15.01%) Microsoft
18 75 (14.62%) PHP
19 72 (14.04%) CRM
20 69 (13.45%) Web Services
21 68 (13.26%) Scrum
22 67 (13.06%) JSON
23 66 (12.87%) REST
24 60 (11.70%) CMS
24 60 (11.70%) Spring
24 60 (11.70%) XML
25 56 (10.92%) TDD
25 56 (10.92%) Node.js
26 48 (9.36%) Responsive Web Design
26 48 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 60 (11.70%) CMS
2 21 (4.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 20 (3.90%) Umbraco
4 19 (3.70%) WordPress
5 16 (3.12%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.92%) Confluence
6 15 (2.92%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.73%) JBoss
8 8 (1.56%) Apache
8 8 (1.56%) IIS
8 8 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.17%) Mule
10 6 (1.17%) Mule ESB
10 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.97%) Kentico
11 5 (0.97%) Liferay
12 4 (0.78%) Drupal
13 3 (0.58%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.31%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.95%) MS Office
5 9 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.58%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Magento
3 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.17%) Heroku
3 5 (0.97%) Office 365
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.82%) Network Security
2 6 (1.17%) HTTP
3 5 (0.97%) SNMP
4 4 (0.78%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.63%) MySQL
3 30 (5.85%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.95%) Pentaho
7 9 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.56%) Big Data
9 7 (1.36%) Power BI
9 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.17%) DB2
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 47 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.38%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.43%) WebDriver
4 26 (5.07%) Subversion
5 25 (4.87%) JIRA
6 18 (3.51%) Grunt
6 18 (3.51%) Selenium
7 16 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.75%) gulp
10 9 (1.75%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.56%) NUnit
12 7 (1.36%) JUnit
13 6 (1.17%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.97%) Ant
14 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 22 (4.29%) Finance
2 21 (4.09%) Marketing
3 20 (3.90%) Retail
4 19 (3.70%) Automotive
5 9 (1.75%) Games
6 4 (0.78%) Banking
7 3 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 421 (82.07%) Developer
2 95 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 83 (16.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 73 (14.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 55 (10.72%) Java Developer
6 50 (9.75%) C# Developer
7 45 (8.77%) Web Developer
8 38 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (6.63%) Architect
10 29 (5.65%) PHP Developer
11 27 (5.26%) HTML Developer
12 25 (4.87%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.87%) CRM Developer
13 24 (4.68%) HTML CSS Developer
14 23 (4.48%) Digital Architect
14 23 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 19 (3.70%) Software Architect
16 18 (3.51%) Software Developer
17 16 (3.12%) Senior Developer
18 15 (2.92%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (71.54%) HTML
2 357 (69.59%) CSS
3 189 (36.84%) .NET
4 161 (31.38%) jQuery
5 158 (30.80%) HTML5
6 113 (22.03%) AngularJS
7 104 (20.27%) ASP.NET
8 99 (19.30%) CSS3
9 69 (13.45%) Web Services
10 67 (13.06%) JSON
11 66 (12.87%) REST
12 60 (11.70%) Spring
12 60 (11.70%) XML
13 56 (10.92%) Node.js
14 48 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 41 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (7.99%) Sass
16 38 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (7.41%) SOAP
17 36 (7.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.02%) Digital Media
2 24 (4.68%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.31%) User Experience
4 14 (2.73%) Data Integration
5 12 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.58%) CMDB
8 3 (0.58%) Fintech
8 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.58%) W3C
9 2 (0.39%) Blog
9 2 (0.39%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.39%) EPoS
9 2 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.19%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.16%) Linux
2 23 (4.48%) Windows
3 17 (3.31%) Unix
4 11 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.36%) Android
5 7 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.97%) Debian
7 4 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.39%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (27.29%) MVC
3 118 (23.00%) Web Development
4 91 (17.74%) Front End Development
5 72 (14.04%) CRM
6 68 (13.26%) Scrum
7 56 (10.92%) TDD
8 48 (9.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 40 (7.80%) ERP
10 33 (6.43%) OO
11 27 (5.26%) Microservices
12 26 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (5.07%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.29%) BDD
14 21 (4.09%) Open Source
15 20 (3.90%) DevOps
16 19 (3.70%) SDLC
17 18 (3.51%) Migration
17 18 (3.51%) Mobile Development
17 18 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 171 (33.33%) C#
2 168 (32.75%) Java
3 100 (19.49%) SQL
4 75 (14.62%) PHP
5 27 (5.26%) Scala
6 17 (3.31%) C
6 17 (3.31%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.92%) Ruby
8 14 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.34%) Perl
10 11 (2.14%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.75%) Python
11 9 (1.75%) VB
12 8 (1.56%) PHP 5
12 8 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.58%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.58%) VB6
14 3 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.68%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.92%) Degree
4 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.58%) MCAD
4 3 (0.58%) MCITP
4 3 (0.58%) MCSD
4 3 (0.58%) MCTS
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.39%) ISEB
5 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CCNA
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.14%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) WAI
2 3 (0.58%) WCAG
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.17%) Docker
3 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (6.04%) Puppet
2 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.58%) Rancher
4 2 (0.39%) Terraform
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.19%) Plesk
5 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.46%) Adobe
3 24 (4.68%) Oracle
4 17 (3.31%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.92%) IBM
6 10 (1.95%) Cloudera
6 10 (1.95%) Informatica
7 6 (1.17%) BEA
7 6 (1.17%) Pega
7 6 (1.17%) Sybase
7 6 (1.17%) Vitria
8 5 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.97%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.78%) CA
9 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.78%) SevOne
10 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.58%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.58%) VMware
10 3 (0.58%) Zend
Cannock, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lennon Wright
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Home working
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago