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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 108 101 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.73% 7.87% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.32% 22.15% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £466 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.49% -12.85%
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
444 456 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.66% 35.51% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 294 105
Average daily rate £360 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 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 28 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.

1 136 (62.10%) HTML
2 124 (56.62%) CSS
3 76 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (34.70%) jQuery
4 66 (30.14%) Java
5 64 (29.22%) SQL
6 63 (28.77%) HTML5
7 59 (26.94%) MVC
8 51 (23.29%) .NET
9 40 (18.26%) Finance
9 40 (18.26%) CSS3
10 38 (17.35%) AngularJS
11 36 (16.44%) C#
12 35 (15.98%) ASP.NET
12 35 (15.98%) Spring
13 34 (15.53%) TDD
14 33 (15.07%) Oracle
15 32 (14.61%) Python
16 31 (14.16%) PHP
16 31 (14.16%) Unit Testing
17 30 (13.70%) Ajax
18 29 (13.24%) RESTful
19 28 (12.79%) Banking
20 26 (11.87%) XML
21 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
21 24 (10.96%) OO
21 24 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (9.59%) UNIX
22 21 (9.59%) Git (software)
23 20 (9.13%) Subversion

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.76%) CMS
2 13 (5.94%) Apache
2 13 (5.94%) Node.js
3 12 (5.48%) Apache Pig
3 12 (5.48%) WordPress
4 9 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.20%) JBoss
6 5 (2.28%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.83%) Confluence
7 4 (1.83%) SAS
8 3 (1.37%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.37%) nginx
8 3 (1.37%) Drupal
8 3 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.91%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.91%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.48%) Amazon EMR
2 12 (5.48%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) Intranet
3 2 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) CTI
4 1 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.39%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.94%) Apache Hive
4 12 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.48%) MySQL
5 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.37%) MS Access
10 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.46%) DataStax
12 1 (0.46%) Big Data
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.13%) Subversion
3 17 (7.76%) Maven
3 17 (7.76%) Selenium
4 15 (6.85%) JIRA
5 12 (5.48%) Hudson
5 12 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.57%) Grunt
7 9 (4.11%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.11%) JUnit
8 8 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.65%) NetBeans
8 8 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.20%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.74%) gulp
11 5 (2.28%) Bower
11 5 (2.28%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.28%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.83%) Ant
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (18.26%) Finance
2 28 (12.79%) Banking
3 17 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.28%) Marketing
5 3 (1.37%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (76.26%) Developer
2 35 (15.98%) Web Developer
3 32 (14.61%) Java Developer
4 26 (11.87%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (8.68%) .NET Developer
6 13 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.02%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.11%) Architect
9 7 (3.20%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.74%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.74%) UI Developer
10 6 (2.74%) UI Programmer
11 5 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.28%) Analyst
11 5 (2.28%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (1.83%) C# Developer
12 4 (1.83%) Test Manager
12 4 (1.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (62.10%) HTML
2 124 (56.62%) CSS
3 76 (34.70%) jQuery
4 63 (28.77%) HTML5
5 51 (23.29%) .NET
6 40 (18.26%) CSS3
7 38 (17.35%) AngularJS
8 35 (15.98%) ASP.NET
8 35 (15.98%) Spring
9 30 (13.70%) Ajax
10 29 (13.24%) RESTful
11 26 (11.87%) XML
12 19 (8.68%) LESS
13 18 (8.22%) Sass
14 17 (7.76%) Hibernate
15 16 (7.31%) Web Services
15 16 (7.31%) JSP
15 16 (7.31%) J2EE
16 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.02%) User Experience
2 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.83%) GIS
6 3 (1.37%) Statistics
6 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.37%) Social Media
6 3 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) DTV
8 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) UNIX
2 17 (7.76%) Linux
3 7 (3.20%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.20%) Windows
4 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.94%) MVC
3 34 (15.53%) TDD
4 31 (14.16%) Unit Testing
5 24 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (10.96%) OO
6 18 (8.22%) Scrum
6 18 (8.22%) Web Development
7 17 (7.76%) Software Engineering
8 15 (6.85%) Project Management
9 14 (6.39%) Open Source
10 13 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (5.48%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.02%) Web Application Development
12 11 (5.02%) BDD
12 11 (5.02%) SDLC
13 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.57%) Refactoring
14 9 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.14%) Java
2 64 (29.22%) SQL
3 36 (16.44%) C#
4 32 (14.61%) Python
5 31 (14.16%) PHP
6 11 (5.02%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.11%) Perl
8 5 (2.28%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.37%) VBA
9 3 (1.37%) PHP5
10 2 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.91%) C
10 2 (0.91%) C++
11 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.46%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (15.07%) Oracle
2 14 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.20%) VMware
4 5 (2.28%) Veeam
5 4 (1.83%) Adobe
6 3 (1.37%) Lotus
6 3 (1.37%) IBM
6 3 (1.37%) Twitter
7 2 (0.91%) Google
8 1 (0.46%) Alterian
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) Talend
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