The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 18 17 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 91 69 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.45% 6.12% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.36% 24.82% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £385 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.91%
JavaScript
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
426 278 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.89% 24.65% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 109 88
Average daily rate £375 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.65 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Edinburgh region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Edinburgh region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 149 (85.14%) HTML
2 133 (76.00%) CSS
3 71 (40.57%) jQuery
4 58 (33.14%) HTML5
5 53 (30.29%) XML
5 53 (30.29%) .NET
6 47 (26.86%) CSS3
7 44 (25.14%) JSON
8 42 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 40 (22.86%) C#
10 39 (22.29%) SQL
10 39 (22.29%) Web Services
10 39 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (20.00%) Java
12 33 (18.86%) Web Development
12 33 (18.86%) MVC
13 29 (16.57%) Backbone.js
14 27 (15.43%) Finance
15 26 (14.86%) SOAP
16 23 (13.14%) SQL Server
16 23 (13.14%) RESTful
16 23 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (12.57%) JSP
17 22 (12.57%) Linux
18 21 (12.00%) Microsoft
19 19 (10.86%) Mac OS X
19 19 (10.86%) TDD
19 19 (10.86%) Maven
20 18 (10.29%) SharePoint
20 18 (10.29%) Relational Database

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.71%) CMS
3 13 (7.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (6.86%) IIS
5 11 (6.29%) Lync
6 10 (5.71%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.57%) Apache
8 6 (3.43%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (2.29%) Node.js
9 4 (2.29%) WordPress
9 4 (2.29%) TeamSite
9 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.57%) Kentico
11 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.57%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.71%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.29%) MySQL
5 9 (5.14%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) DB2
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Maven
2 15 (8.57%) Subversion
3 11 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.14%) Selenium
5 5 (2.86%) QUnit
6 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.29%) JUnit
7 3 (1.71%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.71%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.71%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.14%) Grunt
8 2 (1.14%) Hudson
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.14%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.14%) Introscope
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Advertising
3 3 (1.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) German Language
4 1 (0.57%) International Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 148 (84.57%) Developer
2 35 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (14.86%) Web Developer
4 19 (10.86%) Lead Developer
5 17 (9.71%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 16 (9.14%) UI Developer
6 16 (9.14%) UI Programmer
7 15 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Analyst
11 6 (3.43%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.86%) Programmer
13 4 (2.29%) WordPress Developer
13 4 (2.29%) Ruby Developer
13 4 (2.29%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (2.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (85.14%) HTML
2 133 (76.00%) CSS
3 71 (40.57%) jQuery
4 58 (33.14%) HTML5
5 53 (30.29%) XML
5 53 (30.29%) .NET
6 47 (26.86%) CSS3
7 44 (25.14%) JSON
8 42 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 39 (22.29%) Web Services
10 29 (16.57%) Backbone.js
11 26 (14.86%) SOAP
12 23 (13.14%) RESTful
13 22 (12.57%) JSP
14 17 (9.71%) Ajax
15 13 (7.43%) JSF
16 10 (5.71%) WCF
16 10 (5.71%) DOM
17 9 (5.14%) Servlets
17 9 (5.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Open Source
2 7 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.43%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.71%) FMCG
4 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.71%) Graphic Design
4 3 (1.71%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.14%) Blog
5 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) RIA
6 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.57%) Informatics
6 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.57%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.57%) Linux
2 19 (10.86%) Mac OS X
3 8 (4.57%) Windows
4 7 (4.00%) Android
4 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.29%) AIX
5 4 (2.29%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.86%) Web Development
2 33 (18.86%) MVC
3 23 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (10.86%) TDD
5 17 (9.71%) SOA
6 16 (9.14%) Waterfall
6 16 (9.14%) Scrum
7 15 (8.57%) Dependency Management
7 15 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.43%) Web Accessibility
9 12 (6.86%) Project Management
10 11 (6.29%) Release Management
11 10 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.14%) Web Design
12 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.00%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.00%) Software Testing
13 7 (4.00%) Android Development
13 7 (4.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.86%) C#
2 39 (22.29%) SQL
3 35 (20.00%) Java
4 16 (9.14%) PHP
5 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.14%) C++
7 8 (4.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.43%) Ruby
9 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.71%) Perl
10 3 (1.71%) Python
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
12 1 (0.57%) VBScript
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) Jython
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) WCAG
3 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) CA Wily
1 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Oracle
3 10 (5.71%) JBoss
4 8 (4.57%) Twitter
5 5 (2.86%) IBM
6 3 (1.71%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.14%) CA
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe
8 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
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