The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 19 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 67 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.55% 11.69% 9.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.87% 23.48% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £15.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
321 345 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.19% 49.78% 57.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 207 272
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £15.24
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Glasgow region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Glasgow region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 112 (70.89%) HTML
2 97 (61.39%) CSS
3 59 (37.34%) .NET
4 51 (32.28%) jQuery
4 51 (32.28%) AngularJS
5 50 (31.65%) SQL
6 46 (29.11%) Java
6 46 (29.11%) SQL Server
6 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (29.11%) HTML5
7 44 (27.85%) C#
8 42 (26.58%) ASP.NET
9 38 (24.05%) Finance
10 32 (20.25%) Oracle
10 32 (20.25%) CSS3
11 29 (18.35%) Banking
12 28 (17.72%) XML
12 28 (17.72%) MVC
13 25 (15.82%) JSP
14 24 (15.19%) TDD
14 24 (15.19%) OO
15 23 (14.56%) Web Services
15 23 (14.56%) Backbone.js
15 23 (14.56%) Relational Database
16 21 (13.29%) HTTP
17 20 (12.66%) RDBMS
17 20 (12.66%) Hibernate
17 20 (12.66%) Scrum
18 19 (12.03%) KnockoutJS
19 18 (11.39%) REST

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.70%) CMS
3 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.80%) Node.js
3 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.16%) Drupal
4 5 (3.16%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.16%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.53%) Apache
5 4 (2.53%) Documentum
5 4 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.90%) WordPress
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.27%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (1.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.90%) Magento
3 2 (1.27%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.29%) HTTP
2 13 (8.23%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.90%) Intranet
4 3 (1.90%) Extranet
4 3 (1.90%) Network Security
5 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.27%) AMQP
5 2 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) IPv4
6 1 (0.63%) IPv6
6 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.56%) Relational Database
3 20 (12.66%) RDBMS
4 13 (8.23%) MySQL
5 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database
6 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Jasmine
2 6 (3.80%) Selenium
2 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.16%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.53%) JIRA
4 4 (2.53%) NUnit
4 4 (2.53%) RSpec
4 4 (2.53%) Hudson
4 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.90%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.90%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.90%) Moq
5 3 (1.90%) MSTest
5 3 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.90%) Maven
6 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.27%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (24.05%) Finance
2 29 (18.35%) Banking
3 10 (6.33%) Retail
3 10 (6.33%) Front Office
4 9 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (85.44%) Developer
2 25 (15.82%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.29%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.03%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (11.39%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.39%) Web Developer
6 14 (8.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Development Specialist
8 8 (5.06%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Designer
9 7 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.43%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.43%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.80%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.80%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.80%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.16%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.16%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (70.89%) HTML
2 97 (61.39%) CSS
3 59 (37.34%) .NET
4 51 (32.28%) jQuery
4 51 (32.28%) AngularJS
5 46 (29.11%) HTML5
6 42 (26.58%) ASP.NET
7 32 (20.25%) CSS3
8 28 (17.72%) XML
9 25 (15.82%) JSP
10 23 (14.56%) Web Services
10 23 (14.56%) Backbone.js
11 20 (12.66%) Hibernate
12 19 (12.03%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (11.39%) REST
14 17 (10.76%) .NET Framework
15 16 (10.13%) Entity Framework
16 15 (9.49%) Ajax
17 14 (8.86%) Spring
18 13 (8.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) User Experience
2 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.53%) Social Network
4 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.53%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.39%) Linux
2 17 (10.76%) UNIX
3 7 (4.43%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.72%) MVC
3 24 (15.19%) TDD
3 24 (15.19%) OO
4 20 (12.66%) Scrum
5 13 (8.23%) Unit Testing
5 13 (8.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (7.59%) OOD
7 10 (6.33%) SOA
7 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (6.33%) Web Design
8 9 (5.70%) Web Development
9 8 (5.06%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.06%) Migration
9 8 (5.06%) BDD
10 6 (3.80%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.80%) Wealth Management
10 6 (3.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.65%) SQL
2 46 (29.11%) Java
3 44 (27.85%) C#
4 18 (11.39%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.96%) PHP
6 9 (5.70%) VBA
7 8 (5.06%) Ruby
8 6 (3.80%) Perl
9 5 (3.16%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (3.16%) Jython
9 5 (3.16%) Python
9 5 (3.16%) Groovy
10 4 (2.53%) XPath
10 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.53%) VB
11 3 (1.90%) C
11 3 (1.90%) C++
12 2 (1.27%) VB6
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
6 2 (1.27%) CCNP
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Nessus
1 2 (1.27%) Nmap
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (20.25%) Oracle
2 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) Sybase
3 4 (2.53%) Cognos
3 4 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Sencha
5 1 (0.63%) Citrix
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.63%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.63%) Zend
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