The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 16 15 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 105 61 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.21% 5.92% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.78% 23.28% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 4
Average daily rate
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£383 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.60% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £373 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £28.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 262 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.04% 25.44% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 104 97
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
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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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 164 (86.32%) HTML
2 146 (76.84%) CSS
3 78 (41.05%) jQuery
4 61 (32.11%) HTML5
5 58 (30.53%) .NET
6 57 (30.00%) CSS3
7 56 (29.47%) XML
8 46 (24.21%) C#
9 45 (23.68%) ASP.NET
10 44 (23.16%) JSON
11 42 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (21.05%) Web Services
13 39 (20.53%) Java
14 38 (20.00%) SQL
15 36 (18.95%) MVC
16 34 (17.89%) Web Development
17 32 (16.84%) Backbone.js
18 30 (15.79%) SQL Server
19 28 (14.74%) Finance
20 25 (13.16%) SOAP
21 24 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
22 22 (11.58%) RESTful
22 22 (11.58%) Linux
22 22 (11.58%) JSP
22 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
22 22 (11.58%) TDD
23 21 (11.05%) Maven
23 21 (11.05%) SharePoint
23 21 (11.05%) SOA
24 19 (10.00%) Mac OS X

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.47%) CMS
3 13 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (6.32%) IIS
5 10 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.26%) Lync
6 9 (4.74%) Apache
7 6 (3.16%) Node.js
7 6 (3.16%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (3.16%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.63%) TeamSite
9 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.11%) WordPress
10 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.53%) SAS
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.95%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) Intranet
2 2 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.32%) MySQL
4 11 (5.79%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.74%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 21 (11.05%) Maven
2 15 (7.89%) Subversion
3 12 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.79%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.74%) Selenium
7 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.63%) QUnit
8 4 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.11%) JUnit
9 3 (1.58%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.58%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.58%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.05%) Grunt
10 2 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.05%) Hudson
10 2 (1.05%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.05%) Introscope
General
1 28 (14.74%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Retail
3 3 (1.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.53%) International Banking
4 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (85.26%) Developer
2 34 (17.89%) Front-End Developer
3 27 (14.21%) Web Developer
4 18 (9.47%) .NET Developer
5 17 (8.95%) SharePoint Developer
6 16 (8.42%) UI Developer
6 16 (8.42%) UI Programmer
6 16 (8.42%) Lead Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.21%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.68%) Analyst
10 6 (3.16%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Programmer
10 6 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Portal Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (86.32%) HTML
2 146 (76.84%) CSS
3 78 (41.05%) jQuery
4 61 (32.11%) HTML5
5 58 (30.53%) .NET
6 57 (30.00%) CSS3
7 56 (29.47%) XML
8 45 (23.68%) ASP.NET
9 44 (23.16%) JSON
10 40 (21.05%) Web Services
11 32 (16.84%) Backbone.js
12 25 (13.16%) SOAP
13 22 (11.58%) JSP
13 22 (11.58%) RESTful
14 18 (9.47%) Ajax
15 13 (6.84%) JSF
16 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (5.26%) WCF
17 10 (5.26%) AngularJS
17 10 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Open Source
2 8 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.58%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.58%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.58%) FMCG
6 2 (1.05%) Blog
6 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Informatics
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.53%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.58%) Linux
2 19 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 8 (4.21%) Windows
4 7 (3.68%) Android
4 7 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.11%) AIX
5 4 (2.11%) Solaris
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.95%) MVC
3 34 (17.89%) Web Development
4 24 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 22 (11.58%) TDD
6 21 (11.05%) SOA
7 17 (8.95%) Scrum
7 17 (8.95%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.42%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.89%) Dependency Management
10 13 (6.84%) Web Accessibility
10 13 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.32%) Project Management
12 11 (5.79%) Release Management
13 10 (5.26%) Web Design
14 8 (4.21%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.21%) Web Application Development
15 7 (3.68%) Business Transformation
15 7 (3.68%) Android Development
15 7 (3.68%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.21%) C#
2 39 (20.53%) Java
3 38 (20.00%) SQL
4 18 (9.47%) PHP
5 9 (4.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.74%) C++
5 9 (4.74%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.68%) Ruby
7 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.58%) Perl
8 3 (1.58%) XPath
9 2 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.05%) Python
10 1 (0.53%) XQuery
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.53%) Jython
10 1 (0.53%) VB6
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (2.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.05%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.89%) Oracle
3 12 (6.32%) JBoss
4 9 (4.74%) Twitter
5 5 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (1.58%) HP
7 2 (1.05%) CA
7 2 (1.05%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.53%) Telerik
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £68,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £350 per annum + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 23 days ago