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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 117 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.68% 6.97% 6.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.74% 23.05% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 45 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.51%
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
473 347 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.09% 30.25% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 176 101
Average daily rate £385 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 129 (72.88%) CSS
2 123 (69.49%) HTML
3 91 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (45.20%) jQuery
5 68 (38.42%) .NET
6 67 (37.85%) C#
7 56 (31.64%) MVC
8 55 (31.07%) SQL Server
8 55 (31.07%) ASP.NET
9 51 (28.81%) SQL
10 46 (25.99%) HTML5
11 43 (24.29%) Finance
12 41 (23.16%) Java
13 37 (20.90%) Banking
13 37 (20.90%) CSS3
14 32 (18.08%) TDD
15 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
16 29 (16.38%) .NET Framework
17 27 (15.25%) Ajax
17 27 (15.25%) XML
18 26 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing
20 22 (12.43%) T-SQL
21 21 (11.86%) Web Development
22 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
23 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
23 19 (10.73%) VBScript
23 19 (10.73%) JSP
23 19 (10.73%) CMS
23 19 (10.73%) Spring

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (10.73%) CMS
2 15 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.65%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.08%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.95%) Apache
6 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.82%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.82%) WordPress
7 5 (2.82%) nginx
7 5 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.13%) Lync
8 2 (1.13%) Drupal
8 2 (1.13%) SAS
8 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) HTTP
1 4 (2.26%) Intranet
2 2 (1.13%) Extranet
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.60%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.52%) MS Access
5 4 (2.26%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.17%) Git (software)
1 18 (10.17%) Selenium
1 18 (10.17%) Grunt
2 11 (6.21%) Maven
3 10 (5.65%) CruiseControl
3 10 (5.65%) Jasmine
4 9 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.52%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.39%) JUnit
8 5 (2.82%) Ant
8 5 (2.82%) JIRA
8 5 (2.82%) TestNG
8 5 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.82%) Hudson
9 4 (2.26%) RSpec
10 3 (1.69%) Bower
10 3 (1.69%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 43 (24.29%) Finance
2 37 (20.90%) Banking
3 6 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 157 (88.70%) Developer
2 34 (19.21%) .NET Developer
3 30 (16.95%) Front-End Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Web Developer
5 20 (11.30%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Programmer
8 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
9 6 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.82%) Architect
10 5 (2.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (2.26%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (72.88%) CSS
2 123 (69.49%) HTML
3 80 (45.20%) jQuery
4 68 (38.42%) .NET
5 55 (31.07%) ASP.NET
6 46 (25.99%) HTML5
7 37 (20.90%) CSS3
8 29 (16.38%) .NET Framework
9 27 (15.25%) Ajax
9 27 (15.25%) XML
10 19 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (10.73%) JSP
10 19 (10.73%) Spring
11 18 (10.17%) JSON
12 15 (8.47%) Web Services
12 15 (8.47%) YUI
13 13 (7.34%) J2EE
13 13 (7.34%) XSLT
14 12 (6.78%) OOCSS
15 11 (6.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.08%) User Experience
3 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.26%) Open Source
5 2 (1.13%) Health Informatics
5 2 (1.13%) Informatics
5 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) RIA
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.78%) UNIX
2 9 (5.08%) Linux
3 8 (4.52%) Windows
4 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.95%) Android
5 5 (2.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (31.64%) MVC
3 32 (18.08%) TDD
4 25 (14.12%) Unit Testing
5 21 (11.86%) Web Development
6 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
7 16 (9.04%) OO
8 15 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.78%) Scrum
9 12 (6.78%) Web Application Development
10 10 (5.65%) Time Management
10 10 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.52%) Project Management
12 7 (3.95%) Web Design
12 7 (3.95%) BDD
13 6 (3.39%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.39%) OOD
13 6 (3.39%) Software Engineering
14 5 (2.82%) Android Development
14 5 (2.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.85%) C#
2 51 (28.81%) SQL
3 41 (23.16%) Java
4 22 (12.43%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.73%) VBScript
6 11 (6.21%) PHP
7 10 (5.65%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.65%) Perl
7 10 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.52%) VBA
9 5 (2.82%) PHP5
10 4 (2.26%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (2.26%) Ruby
11 3 (1.69%) Python
12 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.13%) VB
12 2 (1.13%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) WCAG
1 2 (1.13%) HL7
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle
3 9 (5.08%) Lotus
4 2 (1.13%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) Apple
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
Edinburgh & Lothians
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £450 per day + Experience depending
Posted: 8 days ago