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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 77 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.04% 12.20% 9.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.25% 25.68% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 39
Average daily rate
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£363 £311 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.65% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.43 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £30.94 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
305 292 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.80% 47.48% 57.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 168 259
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 137 (74.46%) HTML
2 122 (66.30%) CSS
3 70 (38.04%) HTML5
4 69 (37.50%) jQuery
5 65 (35.33%) AngularJS
6 63 (34.24%) .NET
7 61 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (27.17%) SQL
9 49 (26.63%) Java
9 49 (26.63%) CSS3
10 48 (26.09%) C#
11 45 (24.46%) Finance
12 43 (23.37%) SQL Server
13 42 (22.83%) ASP.NET
14 35 (19.02%) Oracle
14 35 (19.02%) HTTP
15 34 (18.48%) Banking
15 34 (18.48%) Backbone.js
16 32 (17.39%) XML
17 31 (16.85%) OO
17 31 (16.85%) MVC
17 31 (16.85%) KnockoutJS
18 28 (15.22%) TDD
19 25 (13.59%) Relational Database
20 24 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
20 24 (13.04%) JSP
21 23 (12.50%) Web Services
21 23 (12.50%) HTTPS
22 22 (11.96%) Scrum
23 21 (11.41%) Twitter Bootstrap

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.07%) CMS
3 10 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.26%) Apache
5 6 (3.26%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.72%) Drupal
6 5 (2.72%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.72%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.72%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.17%) Documentum
7 4 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.63%) WordPress
8 3 (1.63%) Node.js
9 2 (1.09%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (1.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.09%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.02%) HTTP
2 23 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.72%) Intranet
4 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.63%) Extranet
5 3 (1.63%) Network Security
6 2 (1.09%) AMQP
6 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.09%) SSL
7 1 (0.54%) IPv4
7 1 (0.54%) IPv6
7 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.59%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.33%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.70%) MySQL
5 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (8.15%) Jasmine
2 9 (4.89%) Selenium
3 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.72%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.17%) Hudson
5 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.17%) JIRA
5 4 (2.17%) NUnit
5 4 (2.17%) RSpec
6 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.63%) MSTest
6 3 (1.63%) Moq
6 3 (1.63%) Maven
6 3 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.63%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.09%) JSUnit
General
1 45 (24.46%) Finance
2 34 (18.48%) Banking
3 14 (7.61%) Front Office
4 7 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 159 (86.41%) Developer
2 26 (14.13%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (13.59%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 23 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 21 (11.41%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (7.61%) Development Specialist
8 11 (5.98%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (5.43%) UI Developer
9 10 (5.43%) UI Programmer
10 8 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.35%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Designer
12 5 (2.72%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Solutions Designer
12 5 (2.72%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Senior Web Developer
13 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (74.46%) HTML
2 122 (66.30%) CSS
3 70 (38.04%) HTML5
4 69 (37.50%) jQuery
5 65 (35.33%) AngularJS
6 63 (34.24%) .NET
7 49 (26.63%) CSS3
8 42 (22.83%) ASP.NET
9 34 (18.48%) Backbone.js
10 32 (17.39%) XML
11 31 (16.85%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (13.04%) JSP
13 23 (12.50%) Web Services
14 21 (11.41%) REST
14 21 (11.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (10.33%) Spring
16 16 (8.70%) Ajax
16 16 (8.70%) .NET Framework
16 16 (8.70%) Hibernate
17 15 (8.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) User Experience
2 8 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.72%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.72%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.17%) Social Network
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.87%) UNIX
2 18 (9.78%) Linux
3 7 (3.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.85%) OO
2 31 (16.85%) MVC
3 28 (15.22%) TDD
4 24 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 22 (11.96%) Scrum
6 20 (10.87%) Web Design
7 15 (8.15%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.52%) OOD
9 10 (5.43%) SOA
10 9 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.89%) Multithreading
11 8 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.35%) BDD
11 8 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.35%) Web Development
11 8 (4.35%) Migration
12 7 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.26%) Document Management
13 6 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.17%) SQL
2 49 (26.63%) Java
3 48 (26.09%) C#
4 17 (9.24%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.98%) PHP
6 9 (4.89%) Perl
7 8 (4.35%) Ruby
8 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.72%) Jython
8 5 (2.72%) VBA
8 5 (2.72%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.72%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (2.72%) Groovy
9 4 (2.17%) Python
9 4 (2.17%) VB
9 4 (2.17%) XPath
10 3 (1.63%) C
10 3 (1.63%) C++
11 2 (1.09%) VB6
12 1 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (6.52%) Degree
2 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.09%) MCSE
6 2 (1.09%) CCNP
6 2 (1.09%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) MCITP
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Nessus
1 2 (1.09%) Nmap
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (19.02%) Oracle
2 9 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.72%) Sybase
4 4 (2.17%) Cognos
4 4 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) Ektron
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Sencha
6 1 (0.54%) Citrix
6 1 (0.54%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco
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