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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 89 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.65% 6.02% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.76% 19.16% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 18
Average daily rate
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£355 £300 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.41% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £380 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
409 381 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.55% 31.44% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 203 90
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.13 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.57% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 140 (69.31%) CSS
2 132 (65.35%) HTML
3 97 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (44.55%) jQuery
5 72 (35.64%) .NET
6 69 (34.16%) C#
7 62 (30.69%) ASP.NET
8 59 (29.21%) SQL
9 58 (28.71%) MVC
10 52 (25.74%) SQL Server
11 51 (25.25%) Java
11 51 (25.25%) HTML5
12 45 (22.28%) Finance
13 42 (20.79%) CSS3
14 39 (19.31%) Banking
15 35 (17.33%) TDD
16 33 (16.34%) .NET Framework
17 30 (14.85%) XML
17 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
18 29 (14.36%) Ajax
18 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
19 27 (13.37%) Spring
20 26 (12.87%) Web Development
21 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
21 24 (11.88%) CMS
22 23 (11.39%) Test Automation
22 23 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
23 22 (10.89%) Oracle
23 22 (10.89%) Grunt
24 21 (10.40%) JSP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (11.88%) CMS
2 14 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.94%) Apache
4 11 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.95%) WordPress
5 10 (4.95%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.47%) nginx
6 7 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.47%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.48%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.98%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.49%) JBoss
10 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.99%) SAS
10 2 (0.99%) Confluence
10 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.99%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.99%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.99%) Drupal
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) HTTP
2 5 (2.48%) Intranet
3 2 (0.99%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.46%) MS Access
5 7 (3.47%) MySQL
6 6 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.48%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.48%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Big Data
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (10.89%) Grunt
2 19 (9.41%) Selenium
2 19 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.44%) Jasmine
4 12 (5.94%) Maven
5 11 (5.45%) CruiseControl
5 11 (5.45%) Subversion
6 9 (4.46%) JUnit
6 9 (4.46%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.96%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.96%) JIRA
8 7 (3.47%) Bower
9 6 (2.97%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.48%) Ant
10 5 (2.48%) Hudson
10 5 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (2.48%) TestNG
10 5 (2.48%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.98%) RSpec
General
1 45 (22.28%) Finance
2 39 (19.31%) Banking
3 6 (2.97%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (88.61%) Developer
2 33 (16.34%) .NET Developer
2 33 (16.34%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (15.35%) Web Developer
4 27 (13.37%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.93%) Senior Developer
5 14 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Software Developer
7 8 (3.96%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (3.47%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Programmer
10 5 (2.48%) Architect
10 5 (2.48%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.48%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (69.31%) CSS
2 132 (65.35%) HTML
3 90 (44.55%) jQuery
4 72 (35.64%) .NET
5 62 (30.69%) ASP.NET
6 51 (25.25%) HTML5
7 42 (20.79%) CSS3
8 33 (16.34%) .NET Framework
9 30 (14.85%) XML
10 29 (14.36%) Ajax
11 27 (13.37%) Spring
12 23 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (10.40%) JSP
14 18 (8.91%) J2EE
15 17 (8.42%) Web Services
15 17 (8.42%) JSON
15 17 (8.42%) AngularJS
16 15 (7.43%) YUI
17 14 (6.93%) XSLT
17 14 (6.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.46%) User Experience
3 7 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.98%) Open Source
4 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Health Informatics
6 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.99%) GIS
6 2 (0.99%) Informatics
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.50%) Blog
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) iPhone
7 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.42%) UNIX
2 14 (6.93%) Linux
3 8 (3.96%) Mac OS X
3 8 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.47%) Android
5 6 (2.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.71%) MVC
3 35 (17.33%) TDD
4 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
5 26 (12.87%) Web Development
6 23 (11.39%) Test Automation
7 20 (9.90%) OO
8 18 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (6.93%) Web Application Development
10 12 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (5.94%) Scrum
11 10 (4.95%) Project Management
11 10 (4.95%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.95%) Time Management
12 7 (3.47%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.47%) Refactoring
13 6 (2.97%) OOD
13 6 (2.97%) UML
13 6 (2.97%) Web Design
13 6 (2.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.16%) C#
2 59 (29.21%) SQL
3 51 (25.25%) Java
4 20 (9.90%) T-SQL
4 20 (9.90%) PHP
5 18 (8.91%) VBScript
6 12 (5.94%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.45%) Perl
8 9 (4.46%) VBA
9 7 (3.47%) Python
9 7 (3.47%) PHP5
10 4 (1.98%) Ruby
10 4 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.99%) VB6
11 2 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) VCP4
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) HL7
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.89%) Oracle
3 10 (4.95%) Lotus
4 3 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter
5 1 (0.50%) Apple
5 1 (0.50%) SAP
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