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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 109 118 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.55% 9.12% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.27% 25.16% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 73 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £466 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.29% -8.57%
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
415 469 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.76% 36.24% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 313 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 132 (62.56%) HTML
2 122 (57.82%) CSS
3 71 (33.65%) jQuery
4 70 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (33.18%) Java
5 63 (29.86%) MVC
6 62 (29.38%) SQL
7 60 (28.44%) HTML5
8 52 (24.64%) .NET
9 39 (18.48%) C#
9 39 (18.48%) Finance
10 38 (18.01%) ASP.NET
11 37 (17.54%) Spring
12 36 (17.06%) CSS3
13 34 (16.11%) Oracle
14 32 (15.17%) Ajax
15 31 (14.69%) Banking
15 31 (14.69%) PHP
16 30 (14.22%) TDD
16 30 (14.22%) AngularJS
17 29 (13.74%) Python
18 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
18 25 (11.85%) XML
18 25 (11.85%) RESTful
19 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
20 22 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (9.95%) Selenium
21 21 (9.95%) UNIX
22 20 (9.48%) OO
23 19 (9.00%) Maven

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 17 (8.06%) CMS
2 13 (6.16%) Apache
3 12 (5.69%) WordPress
3 12 (5.69%) Apache Pig
4 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.79%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.32%) JBoss
8 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.37%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.90%) Confluence
9 4 (1.90%) SAS
10 3 (1.42%) Drupal
10 3 (1.42%) nginx
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.95%) Node.js
11 2 (0.95%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.95%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.69%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (5.69%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (2.37%) SaaS
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) Intranet
3 2 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) CTI
4 1 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.64%) Hadoop
3 13 (6.16%) Apache Hive
3 13 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.69%) MySQL
4 12 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.84%) MS Access
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.47%) DataStax
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Selenium
2 19 (9.00%) Maven
3 18 (8.53%) JIRA
3 18 (8.53%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.06%) Subversion
5 12 (5.69%) Hudson
5 12 (5.69%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.21%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.27%) JUnit
8 8 (3.79%) NetBeans
9 7 (3.32%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.32%) CruiseControl
9 7 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.32%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.84%) Ant
11 5 (2.37%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.37%) Grunt
11 5 (2.37%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.37%) Bower
12 4 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 39 (18.48%) Finance
2 31 (14.69%) Banking
3 17 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.37%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Games
6 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (77.73%) Developer
2 34 (16.11%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.69%) Web Developer
4 23 (10.90%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.43%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (6.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (5.69%) PHP Developer
8 8 (3.79%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.79%) Architect
9 6 (2.84%) Project Manager
9 6 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.37%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.37%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (2.37%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (2.37%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (1.90%) UI Programmer
11 4 (1.90%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (1.90%) C# Developer
11 4 (1.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (62.56%) HTML
2 122 (57.82%) CSS
3 71 (33.65%) jQuery
4 60 (28.44%) HTML5
5 52 (24.64%) .NET
6 38 (18.01%) ASP.NET
7 37 (17.54%) Spring
8 36 (17.06%) CSS3
9 32 (15.17%) Ajax
10 30 (14.22%) AngularJS
11 25 (11.85%) RESTful
11 25 (11.85%) XML
12 18 (8.53%) JSP
12 18 (8.53%) J2EE
13 17 (8.06%) Hibernate
14 15 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (6.64%) LESS
15 14 (6.64%) Web Services
15 14 (6.64%) .NET Framework
16 13 (6.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.79%) User Experience
3 6 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.90%) GIS
5 3 (1.42%) Statistics
5 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.42%) Social Media
5 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.47%) Blog
7 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.95%) UNIX
2 16 (7.58%) Linux
3 6 (2.84%) Windows
4 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.86%) MVC
3 30 (14.22%) TDD
4 24 (11.37%) Unit Testing
5 22 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (9.48%) OO
7 17 (8.06%) Web Development
8 16 (7.58%) Scrum
9 14 (6.64%) Project Management
9 14 (6.64%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.16%) Web Application Development
11 11 (5.21%) BDD
11 11 (5.21%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.74%) SDLC
13 9 (4.27%) Open Source
14 8 (3.79%) Asset Management
14 8 (3.79%) Migration
15 7 (3.32%) Validation
15 7 (3.32%) Web Design
15 7 (3.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.18%) Java
2 62 (29.38%) SQL
3 39 (18.48%) C#
4 31 (14.69%) PHP
5 29 (13.74%) Python
6 11 (5.21%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.27%) Perl
8 7 (3.32%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.84%) VBA
10 3 (1.42%) PHP5
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) Oracle
2 13 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.79%) Lotus
4 4 (1.90%) VMware
4 4 (1.90%) Adobe
4 4 (1.90%) Veeam
5 3 (1.42%) Twitter
6 2 (0.95%) IBM
6 2 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Alterian
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Talend
7 1 (0.47%) PayPal
7 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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The People Network
Posted: 22 days ago
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Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago