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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 17 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 104 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.19% 7.06% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 20.80% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £460 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
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
442 399 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.29% 33.93% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 236 112
Average daily rate £350 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 138 (66.35%) HTML
2 123 (59.13%) CSS
3 74 (35.58%) jQuery
4 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (30.29%) HTML5
6 58 (27.88%) SQL
7 57 (27.40%) Java
8 54 (25.96%) MVC
9 43 (20.67%) .NET
10 40 (19.23%) Finance
11 39 (18.75%) Banking
11 39 (18.75%) CSS3
12 36 (17.31%) AngularJS
13 33 (15.87%) TDD
14 31 (14.90%) RESTful
14 31 (14.90%) C#
15 30 (14.42%) Python
16 29 (13.94%) Unit Testing
17 28 (13.46%) Ajax
17 28 (13.46%) PHP
18 26 (12.50%) XML
19 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET
19 25 (12.02%) Oracle
19 25 (12.02%) OO
19 25 (12.02%) Spring
20 22 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (10.58%) Web Services
21 21 (10.10%) SQL Server
21 21 (10.10%) Git (software)
22 20 (9.62%) Web Development

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (7.21%) Node.js
2 13 (6.25%) CMS
3 10 (4.81%) WordPress
4 8 (3.85%) Apache
5 7 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.37%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.40%) JBoss
6 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.44%) Drupal
8 3 (1.44%) nginx
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.96%) Confluence
9 2 (0.96%) SAS
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.37%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (3.37%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.92%) SaaS
5 3 (1.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) HTTP
2 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) SMTP
4 1 (0.48%) CTI
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.29%) MySQL
3 10 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.33%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.48%) Big Data
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.48%) DataStax
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.65%) Selenium
3 14 (6.73%) Maven
4 13 (6.25%) JIRA
5 12 (5.77%) Subversion
5 12 (5.77%) Hudson
5 12 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.81%) Grunt
7 9 (4.33%) gulp
7 9 (4.33%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.88%) JUnit
9 6 (2.88%) NetBeans
10 5 (2.40%) CruiseControl
10 5 (2.40%) Gradle
11 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.44%) WebStorm
11 3 (1.44%) FishEye
General
1 40 (19.23%) Finance
2 39 (18.75%) Banking
3 16 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Games
5 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 154 (74.04%) Developer
2 35 (16.83%) Web Developer
3 28 (13.46%) Front-End Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.65%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.29%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Architect
9 8 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.37%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (3.37%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.88%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) UI Developer
11 6 (2.88%) UI Programmer
12 5 (2.40%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Analyst
13 4 (1.92%) Test Manager
13 4 (1.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (66.35%) HTML
2 123 (59.13%) CSS
3 74 (35.58%) jQuery
4 63 (30.29%) HTML5
5 43 (20.67%) .NET
6 39 (18.75%) CSS3
7 36 (17.31%) AngularJS
8 31 (14.90%) RESTful
9 28 (13.46%) Ajax
10 26 (12.50%) XML
11 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET
11 25 (12.02%) Spring
12 22 (10.58%) Web Services
13 18 (8.65%) Sass
13 18 (8.65%) LESS
14 14 (6.73%) JSON
14 14 (6.73%) J2EE
15 12 (5.77%) JSP
15 12 (5.77%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) User Experience
2 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.92%) GIS
4 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.44%) Social Media
5 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.44%) Statistics
6 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Blog
7 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.17%) UNIX
2 15 (7.21%) Linux
3 7 (3.37%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.37%) Windows
4 5 (2.40%) Android
4 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.96%) MVC
3 33 (15.87%) TDD
4 29 (13.94%) Unit Testing
5 25 (12.02%) OO
6 22 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.62%) Web Development
8 18 (8.65%) Scrum
9 16 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.69%) Open Source
10 15 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (6.25%) BDD
12 11 (5.29%) Project Management
12 11 (5.29%) SDLC
13 10 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.81%) Content Management
13 10 (4.81%) Test Automation
13 10 (4.81%) Web Application Development
13 10 (4.81%) Refactoring
14 9 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.88%) SQL
2 57 (27.40%) Java
3 31 (14.90%) C#
4 30 (14.42%) Python
5 28 (13.46%) PHP
6 10 (4.81%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.33%) Perl
8 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.44%) PHP5
9 3 (1.44%) C
10 2 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.96%) Ruby
10 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.96%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (2.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (12.02%) Oracle
2 12 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.37%) VMware
4 5 (2.40%) Adobe
4 5 (2.40%) Veeam
5 3 (1.44%) Twitter
5 3 (1.44%) IBM
6 2 (0.96%) ESRI
7 1 (0.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) Talend
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) Alterian
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