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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 103 85 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.25% 7.12% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.14% 20.48% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +45.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £243 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £470 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
394 415 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 34.76% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 271 98
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +96.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 126 (62.07%) HTML
2 120 (59.11%) CSS
3 73 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (31.53%) jQuery
5 63 (31.03%) Java
5 63 (31.03%) SQL
6 61 (30.05%) .NET
7 57 (28.08%) MVC
8 56 (27.59%) HTML5
9 48 (23.65%) ASP.NET
10 46 (22.66%) C#
11 39 (19.21%) CSS3
12 37 (18.23%) Finance
12 37 (18.23%) Ajax
13 36 (17.73%) SQL Server
14 33 (16.26%) Banking
14 33 (16.26%) Spring
15 32 (15.76%) Oracle
16 31 (15.27%) XML
16 31 (15.27%) PHP
17 29 (14.29%) Unit Testing
18 28 (13.79%) Selenium
19 26 (12.81%) TDD
19 26 (12.81%) JSP
20 25 (12.32%) UNIX
20 25 (12.32%) AngularJS
21 24 (11.82%) RESTful
21 24 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (11.33%) Python
23 22 (10.84%) .NET Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (8.87%) Apache
2 17 (8.37%) WordPress
3 15 (7.39%) CMS
4 13 (6.40%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.91%) Apache Pig
6 11 (5.42%) WebSphere
7 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.93%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.94%) nginx
9 5 (2.46%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.46%) JBoss
9 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.97%) Confluence
10 4 (1.97%) SAS
11 3 (1.48%) Drupal
11 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.99%) Node.js
12 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.99%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.99%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.91%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (5.91%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) HTTP
2 3 (1.48%) Intranet
2 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) CTI
4 1 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.40%) Apache Hive
5 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.93%) MySQL
7 9 (4.43%) MS Access
8 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.99%) Big Data
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.49%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 28 (13.79%) Selenium
2 17 (8.37%) Maven
3 15 (7.39%) JIRA
3 15 (7.39%) Subversion
3 15 (7.39%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.40%) WebDriver
5 11 (5.42%) CruiseControl
5 11 (5.42%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.42%) Hudson
6 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.94%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.94%) Ant
6 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.45%) JUnit
7 7 (3.45%) Grunt
8 6 (2.96%) Bower
9 5 (2.46%) NetBeans
9 5 (2.46%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.46%) Gradle
10 4 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 37 (18.23%) Finance
2 33 (16.26%) Banking
3 12 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.97%) Marketing
5 3 (1.48%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (77.34%) Developer
2 33 (16.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.32%) Front-End Developer
4 24 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 12 (5.91%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Architect
8 8 (3.94%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.96%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.46%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.46%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (1.97%) AWS Developer
12 4 (1.97%) WordPress Developer
12 4 (1.97%) UI Developer
12 4 (1.97%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (62.07%) HTML
2 120 (59.11%) CSS
3 64 (31.53%) jQuery
4 61 (30.05%) .NET
5 56 (27.59%) HTML5
6 48 (23.65%) ASP.NET
7 39 (19.21%) CSS3
8 37 (18.23%) Ajax
9 33 (16.26%) Spring
10 31 (15.27%) XML
11 26 (12.81%) JSP
12 25 (12.32%) AngularJS
13 24 (11.82%) RESTful
14 22 (10.84%) .NET Framework
15 21 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (9.85%) Web Services
16 20 (9.85%) J2EE
16 20 (9.85%) JSON
17 16 (7.88%) Struts
18 14 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.42%) Open Source
2 8 (3.94%) User Experience
2 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.48%) Social Media
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.99%) GIS
7 2 (0.99%) Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.32%) UNIX
2 19 (9.36%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.94%) Windows
5 7 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.08%) MVC
3 29 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 26 (12.81%) TDD
5 24 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.34%) OO
7 19 (9.36%) Web Development
8 17 (8.37%) Web Application Development
8 17 (8.37%) Test Automation
9 13 (6.40%) BDD
10 12 (5.91%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.42%) Scrum
12 10 (4.93%) Project Management
13 8 (3.94%) Refactoring
13 8 (3.94%) Asset Management
14 7 (3.45%) Business Analysis
14 7 (3.45%) UML
14 7 (3.45%) OOD
14 7 (3.45%) Mentoring
15 6 (2.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.03%) Java
1 63 (31.03%) SQL
2 46 (22.66%) C#
3 31 (15.27%) PHP
4 23 (11.33%) Python
5 13 (6.40%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.91%) Perl
7 11 (5.42%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.43%) VBA
9 8 (3.94%) PHP5
10 7 (3.45%) VBScript
11 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.99%) VB
12 2 (0.99%) VB6
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) HL7
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (15.76%) Oracle
2 16 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.93%) Lotus
4 4 (1.97%) Adobe
5 3 (1.48%) Google
5 3 (1.48%) VMware
5 3 (1.48%) Veeam
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Alterian
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Talend
7 1 (0.49%) PayPal
7 1 (0.49%) WorldPay
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