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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 21 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 70 79 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.83% 7.17% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.95% 27.53% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.98% +15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.03 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +16.66%
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
413 287 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.39% 26.04% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 123 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 147 (81.67%) HTML
2 131 (72.78%) CSS
3 70 (38.89%) jQuery
4 68 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (33.33%) .NET
6 57 (31.67%) HTML5
7 52 (28.89%) XML
8 48 (26.67%) CSS3
9 46 (25.56%) C#
10 45 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 44 (24.44%) JSON
12 41 (22.78%) MVC
13 40 (22.22%) SQL
14 38 (21.11%) Web Services
15 34 (18.89%) Java
15 34 (18.89%) Web Development
16 31 (17.22%) Backbone.js
17 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
17 29 (16.11%) Finance
18 26 (14.44%) SOAP
19 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
20 24 (13.33%) TDD
21 23 (12.78%) RESTful
22 22 (12.22%) Linux
22 22 (12.22%) JSP
22 22 (12.22%) Responsive Web Design
23 21 (11.67%) User Experience
23 21 (11.67%) Scrum
24 20 (11.11%) SharePoint
24 20 (11.11%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.44%) CMS
3 15 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (6.11%) IIS
4 11 (6.11%) Lync
5 10 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.44%) Apache
7 6 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (2.22%) WordPress
8 4 (2.22%) Node.js
8 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.67%) TeamSite
10 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.56%) Kentico
11 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) HTTP
2 2 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.56%) MySQL
5 9 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (10.56%) Maven
2 14 (7.78%) Subversion
3 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.00%) Selenium
6 6 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.78%) QUnit
8 4 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.22%) JUnit
9 3 (1.67%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.67%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.11%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.11%) Introscope
10 2 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.11%) Hudson
11 1 (0.56%) Grunt
General
1 29 (16.11%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (1.67%) Retail
3 3 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.56%) International Banking
4 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 150 (83.33%) Developer
2 33 (18.33%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 24 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 19 (10.56%) Lead Developer
6 16 (8.89%) SharePoint Developer
7 14 (7.78%) UI Developer
7 14 (7.78%) UI Programmer
8 13 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Technical Leader
11 8 (4.44%) Analyst
12 6 (3.33%) Programmer
13 5 (2.78%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
14 4 (2.22%) ScrumMaster
14 4 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
14 4 (2.22%) Designer
14 4 (2.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (81.67%) HTML
2 131 (72.78%) CSS
3 70 (38.89%) jQuery
4 60 (33.33%) .NET
5 57 (31.67%) HTML5
6 52 (28.89%) XML
7 48 (26.67%) CSS3
8 45 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 44 (24.44%) JSON
10 38 (21.11%) Web Services
11 31 (17.22%) Backbone.js
12 26 (14.44%) SOAP
13 23 (12.78%) RESTful
14 22 (12.22%) JSP
15 20 (11.11%) Ajax
16 13 (7.22%) JSF
17 12 (6.67%) WCF
18 11 (6.11%) .NET Framework
18 11 (6.11%) AngularJS
19 10 (5.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) User Experience
2 13 (7.22%) Open Source
3 8 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.67%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.67%) FMCG
6 2 (1.11%) Blog
6 2 (1.11%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.11%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.56%) Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) RIA
7 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.22%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) Mac OS X
3 10 (5.56%) Windows
4 9 (5.00%) Android
4 9 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.22%) AIX
5 4 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.78%) MVC
3 34 (18.89%) Web Development
4 24 (13.33%) TDD
5 22 (12.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (11.67%) Scrum
7 16 (8.89%) SOA
7 16 (8.89%) Waterfall
8 15 (8.33%) Dependency Management
9 14 (7.78%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.22%) Web Accessibility
11 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.67%) Project Management
12 11 (6.11%) Release Management
13 10 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.00%) Coaching
14 9 (5.00%) Android Development
14 9 (5.00%) iOS Development
14 9 (5.00%) Data Modelling
14 9 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.56%) C#
2 40 (22.22%) SQL
3 34 (18.89%) Java
4 16 (8.89%) PHP
5 10 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.89%) C++
7 6 (3.33%) Ruby
8 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.22%) Python
8 4 (2.22%) VBScript
9 3 (1.67%) Perl
9 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.11%) XPath
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) Jython
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (2.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.89%) Oracle
3 10 (5.56%) JBoss
4 8 (4.44%) Twitter
5 5 (2.78%) IBM
6 3 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.11%) CA
7 2 (1.11%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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