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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 22 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 94 107 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.67% 8.16% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.22% 24.37% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 67 40
Average daily rate £375 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
443 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.44% 33.46% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 260 179
Average daily rate £388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 (66.32%) HTML
2 118 (62.11%) CSS
3 105 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (44.21%) AngularJS
5 69 (36.32%) HTML5
6 68 (35.79%) jQuery
7 58 (30.53%) Web Services
8 54 (28.42%) CSS3
9 48 (25.26%) Java
10 44 (23.16%) Scrum
11 40 (21.05%) Finance
12 38 (20.00%) .NET
12 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 36 (18.95%) User Experience
14 35 (18.42%) C#
14 35 (18.42%) MVC
14 35 (18.42%) TDD
15 34 (17.89%) ASP.NET
16 33 (17.37%) REST
17 31 (16.32%) Open Source
17 31 (16.32%) Web Development
17 31 (16.32%) JIRA
18 30 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (15.26%) RESTful
20 28 (14.74%) .NET Framework
21 27 (14.21%) Git (software)
21 27 (14.21%) Unit Testing
21 27 (14.21%) SQL
22 26 (13.68%) OO
22 26 (13.68%) Front End Development

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (13.16%) Node.js
2 14 (7.37%) CMS
3 13 (6.84%) Apache
3 13 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.79%) NServiceBus
5 7 (3.68%) nginx
6 6 (3.16%) IIS
7 5 (2.63%) Drupal
7 5 (2.63%) WordPress
8 4 (2.11%) JBoss
9 3 (1.58%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.58%) Confluence
9 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.05%) Jadu
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Edge Animate
3 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.05%) InDesign
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) IaaS
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.95%) HTTP
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.05%) GIS
3 15 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.63%) MySQL
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) dBASE
8 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (16.32%) JIRA
2 27 (14.21%) Git (software)
3 24 (12.63%) Maven
4 21 (11.05%) Selenium
5 16 (8.42%) Cucumber
5 16 (8.42%) Gradle
5 16 (8.42%) gulp
5 16 (8.42%) JBehave
6 14 (7.37%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (4.74%) Grunt
9 8 (4.21%) Mercurial
9 8 (4.21%) Subversion
9 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.68%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.63%) JUnit
12 5 (2.63%) NetBeans
13 4 (2.11%) NUnit
General
1 40 (21.05%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Banking
3 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.63%) Games
5 4 (2.11%) Interactive Media
6 3 (1.58%) Publishing
7 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (82.63%) Developer
2 35 (18.42%) Web Developer
3 31 (16.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (12.11%) .NET Developer
5 22 (11.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (8.42%) HTML Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.37%) PHP Developer
8 14 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (6.84%) UI Developer
10 12 (6.32%) GIS Developer
11 10 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (4.74%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 6 (3.16%) Architect
14 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (3.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (66.32%) HTML
2 118 (62.11%) CSS
3 84 (44.21%) AngularJS
4 69 (36.32%) HTML5
5 68 (35.79%) jQuery
6 58 (30.53%) Web Services
7 54 (28.42%) CSS3
8 38 (20.00%) .NET
9 34 (17.89%) ASP.NET
10 33 (17.37%) REST
11 29 (15.26%) RESTful
12 28 (14.74%) .NET Framework
13 25 (13.16%) React
14 24 (12.63%) JSON
15 23 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (11.58%) Backbone.js
16 22 (11.58%) XML
17 19 (10.00%) Entity Framework
17 19 (10.00%) SOAP
17 19 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.95%) User Experience
2 19 (10.00%) iPad
3 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.11%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.58%) VLE
7 2 (1.05%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.05%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.58%) Linux
2 12 (6.32%) Mac OS X
3 9 (4.74%) Windows
4 6 (3.16%) Unix
5 5 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.16%) Scrum
3 35 (18.42%) MVC
3 35 (18.42%) TDD
4 31 (16.32%) Open Source
4 31 (16.32%) Web Development
5 30 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (14.21%) Unit Testing
7 26 (13.68%) Front End Development
7 26 (13.68%) OO
8 22 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (11.58%) SDLC
9 21 (11.05%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.95%) Waterfall
11 16 (8.42%) Project Management
12 11 (5.79%) Content Management
12 11 (5.79%) Refactoring
12 11 (5.79%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.79%) Software Testing
12 11 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.26%) Java
2 35 (18.42%) C#
3 27 (14.21%) SQL
4 23 (12.11%) Python
5 19 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (9.47%) PHP
7 9 (4.74%) ES6
8 6 (3.16%) PHP 5
8 6 (3.16%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.11%) JSX
9 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.05%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.95%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.42%) ESRI
3 15 (7.89%) Oracle
4 6 (3.16%) Adobe
5 5 (2.63%) Twitter
6 4 (2.11%) Zend
7 3 (1.58%) Facebook
8 1 (0.53%) Brightcove
8 1 (0.53%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.53%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Siebel
8 1 (0.53%) Telerik
8 1 (0.53%) Veeam
8 1 (0.53%) VMware
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners Limited
Rate: £0 - 1,000k per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago