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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 114 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.54% 6.54% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.74% 19.81% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £438 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
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
411 424 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.18% 33.02% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 241 101
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 £275 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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.

1 145 (64.16%) CSS
2 141 (62.39%) HTML
3 100 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (38.94%) jQuery
5 74 (32.74%) SQL
6 73 (32.30%) .NET
7 66 (29.20%) Java
8 63 (27.88%) C#
9 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET
9 58 (25.66%) MVC
10 52 (23.01%) HTML5
11 48 (21.24%) SQL Server
12 46 (20.35%) Finance
13 45 (19.91%) Banking
14 44 (19.47%) CSS3
15 39 (17.26%) Ajax
16 36 (15.93%) Spring
17 35 (15.49%) Unit Testing
18 34 (15.04%) XML
19 32 (14.16%) TDD
20 30 (13.27%) JSP
21 29 (12.83%) Oracle
21 29 (12.83%) .NET Framework
21 29 (12.83%) Selenium
22 28 (12.39%) Test Automation
23 27 (11.95%) Web Development
24 24 (10.62%) CMS
24 24 (10.62%) UNIX
24 24 (10.62%) OO
25 23 (10.18%) J2EE

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (10.62%) CMS
2 18 (7.96%) Apache
3 16 (7.08%) WordPress
4 14 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.75%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.87%) Apache Pig
7 10 (4.42%) IBM Notes
8 9 (3.98%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.54%) nginx
10 6 (2.65%) Umbraco
10 6 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.77%) Confluence
11 4 (1.77%) SAS
12 3 (1.33%) JBoss
12 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.88%) Drupal
13 2 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.87%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (4.87%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.42%) HTTP
2 4 (1.77%) Intranet
3 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) CTI
5 1 (0.44%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.73%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.75%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.31%) Apache Hive
5 12 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.98%) MS Access
7 8 (3.54%) MySQL
8 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.77%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.88%) Big Data
11 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 29 (12.83%) Selenium
2 21 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.85%) Grunt
4 17 (7.52%) Maven
5 14 (6.19%) Subversion
6 13 (5.75%) JIRA
6 13 (5.75%) CruiseControl
7 12 (5.31%) JUnit
8 11 (4.87%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.87%) WebDriver
9 9 (3.98%) Jasmine
9 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.54%) Hudson
10 8 (3.54%) Ant
11 7 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (3.10%) Bower
12 5 (2.21%) Gradle
12 5 (2.21%) TestNG
13 4 (1.77%) NetBeans
General
1 46 (20.35%) Finance
2 45 (19.91%) Banking
3 6 (2.65%) Retail
3 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 184 (81.42%) Developer
2 38 (16.81%) Front-End Developer
3 32 (14.16%) Java Developer
4 28 (12.39%) .NET Developer
4 28 (12.39%) Web Developer
5 13 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (5.31%) Software Developer
7 11 (4.87%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.98%) Architect
8 9 (3.98%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.10%) Front-End Web Developer
10 6 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (2.65%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.21%) Applications Developer
11 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.21%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (1.77%) WordPress Developer
12 4 (1.77%) AWS Developer
12 4 (1.77%) C# Developer
12 4 (1.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (64.16%) CSS
2 141 (62.39%) HTML
3 88 (38.94%) jQuery
4 73 (32.30%) .NET
5 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET
6 52 (23.01%) HTML5
7 44 (19.47%) CSS3
8 39 (17.26%) Ajax
9 36 (15.93%) Spring
10 34 (15.04%) XML
11 30 (13.27%) JSP
12 29 (12.83%) .NET Framework
13 23 (10.18%) Web Services
13 23 (10.18%) J2EE
14 22 (9.73%) AngularJS
14 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (8.85%) JSON
16 17 (7.52%) Struts
16 17 (7.52%) XSLT
16 17 (7.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.87%) Open Source
3 9 (3.98%) User Experience
4 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.33%) Social Media
7 2 (0.88%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) GIS
7 2 (0.88%) Informatics
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.62%) UNIX
2 15 (6.64%) Linux
3 9 (3.98%) Mac OS X
3 9 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.54%) Android
4 8 (3.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.66%) MVC
3 35 (15.49%) Unit Testing
4 32 (14.16%) TDD
5 28 (12.39%) Test Automation
6 27 (11.95%) Web Development
7 24 (10.62%) OO
8 21 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.96%) Web Application Development
10 12 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.87%) Scrum
11 11 (4.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (4.42%) BDD
12 10 (4.42%) Time Management
12 10 (4.42%) Project Management
13 8 (3.54%) UML
14 7 (3.10%) CRM
14 7 (3.10%) Refactoring
14 7 (3.10%) Business Analysis
14 7 (3.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.74%) SQL
2 66 (29.20%) Java
3 63 (27.88%) C#
4 22 (9.73%) PHP
5 16 (7.08%) Python
5 16 (7.08%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.19%) Perl
6 14 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.75%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.75%) VBScript
8 9 (3.98%) VBA
9 8 (3.54%) PHP5
10 2 (0.88%) VB6
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) HL7
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Oracle
2 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.42%) Lotus
4 4 (1.77%) Adobe
5 3 (1.33%) VMware
5 3 (1.33%) Google
5 3 (1.33%) Veeam
6 1 (0.44%) Talend
6 1 (0.44%) PayPal
6 1 (0.44%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.44%) Alterian
6 1 (0.44%) Apple
6 1 (0.44%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
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