The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 249 268 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.28% 9.81% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.10% 24.17% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 137 73
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
JavaScript
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
954 1109 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.73% 40.61% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 644 468
Average daily rate £363 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 17
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 113 £375 - 48
Glasgow -9 59 £310 -11.42% 33
Stirling +8 15 £400 +37.93% 1
Highlands - 11 - -
Aberdeen +6 9 £438 +40.00% 2
Fife - 7 £319 - 2
West Lothian -13 6 £325 -13.33% 2
Dundee -8 4 £388 +72.22% 7
Renfrewshire - 2 £325 -
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 314 (68.71%) HTML
2 278 (60.83%) CSS
3 173 (37.86%) Java
4 151 (33.04%) SQL
5 145 (31.73%) HTML5
6 133 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (28.01%) jQuery
8 111 (24.29%) AngularJS
9 109 (23.85%) .NET
10 100 (21.88%) MVC
11 98 (21.44%) OO
12 84 (18.38%) C#
13 82 (17.94%) ASP.NET
14 75 (16.41%) TDD
14 75 (16.41%) XML
15 74 (16.19%) Finance
16 70 (15.32%) SQL Server
17 67 (14.66%) Oracle
18 66 (14.44%) Banking
19 65 (14.22%) CSS3
19 65 (14.22%) Spring
20 55 (12.04%) Web Services
21 50 (10.94%) PHP
22 49 (10.72%) Unit Testing
23 47 (10.28%) Ajax
23 47 (10.28%) JSP
24 46 (10.07%) Hibernate
25 44 (9.63%) Dojo
26 42 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
26 42 (9.19%) UNIX

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (7.22%) CMS
2 28 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.94%) FileNet
5 15 (3.28%) WordPress
5 15 (3.28%) Apache
6 14 (3.06%) Node.js
7 13 (2.84%) Apache Pig
8 12 (2.63%) Drupal
9 11 (2.41%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.19%) JBoss
11 9 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.31%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.09%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.88%) Confluence
15 4 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.75%) AutoCAD
2 8 (1.75%) Siemens NX
3 6 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.09%) CATIA
5 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Teamcenter
2 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.66%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.84%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (1.09%) SaaS
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.28%) HTTP
2 6 (1.31%) Intranet
3 5 (1.09%) Internet
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.66%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) CTI
6 2 (0.44%) Firewall
6 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.10%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.47%) MySQL
4 21 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 18 (3.94%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 15 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.06%) Apache Hive
7 14 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.31%) MS Access
12 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.66%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (6.78%) Selenium
2 30 (6.56%) Maven
3 26 (5.69%) JIRA
4 25 (5.47%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.25%) JUnit
6 23 (5.03%) Eclipse
6 23 (5.03%) Subversion
7 21 (4.60%) Jenkins
8 20 (4.38%) Git (software)
8 20 (4.38%) Hudson
9 18 (3.94%) Ant
10 15 (3.28%) Cucumber
11 14 (3.06%) WebDriver
12 13 (2.84%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.63%) CruiseControl
14 8 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (1.75%) NetBeans
14 8 (1.75%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.53%) Grunt
General
1 74 (16.19%) Finance
2 66 (14.44%) Banking
3 19 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.06%) Retail
6 8 (1.75%) Games
7 7 (1.53%) Marketing
8 6 (1.31%) Front Office
9 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.09%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 363 (79.43%) Developer
2 77 (16.85%) Java Developer
3 62 (13.57%) Front-End Developer
4 54 (11.82%) Web Developer
5 47 (10.28%) .NET Developer
6 46 (10.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 18 (3.94%) PHP Developer
9 17 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (3.28%) Architect
11 11 (2.41%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (2.19%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.19%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (2.19%) UI Developer
12 10 (2.19%) Designer
12 10 (2.19%) UI Programmer
13 9 (1.97%) Python Developer
13 9 (1.97%) Analyst
14 8 (1.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (68.71%) HTML
2 278 (60.83%) CSS
3 145 (31.73%) HTML5
4 128 (28.01%) jQuery
5 111 (24.29%) AngularJS
6 109 (23.85%) .NET
7 82 (17.94%) ASP.NET
8 75 (16.41%) XML
9 65 (14.22%) Spring
9 65 (14.22%) CSS3
10 55 (12.04%) Web Services
11 47 (10.28%) JSP
11 47 (10.28%) Ajax
12 46 (10.07%) Hibernate
13 44 (9.63%) Dojo
14 42 (9.19%) J2EE
15 37 (8.10%) RESTful
16 32 (7.00%) .NET Framework
17 30 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (5.47%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.03%) User Experience
2 19 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.53%) Fat Client
4 7 (1.53%) Thin Client
4 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.88%) GIS
5 4 (0.88%) Social Media
6 3 (0.66%) New Media
6 3 (0.66%) FMCG
6 3 (0.66%) Statistics
6 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.22%) Blog
8 1 (0.22%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.19%) UNIX
2 33 (7.22%) Windows
3 32 (7.00%) Linux
4 10 (2.19%) Android
4 10 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (21.88%) MVC
3 98 (21.44%) OO
4 75 (16.41%) TDD
5 49 (10.72%) Unit Testing
6 42 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (7.88%) Scrum
8 34 (7.44%) SDLC
9 29 (6.35%) Web Development
10 26 (5.69%) Content Management
10 26 (5.69%) OOD
11 24 (5.25%) Project Management
11 24 (5.25%) BDD
12 23 (5.03%) Workflow
13 22 (4.81%) SOA
13 22 (4.81%) OOP
14 21 (4.60%) Data Modelling
15 20 (4.38%) Software Engineering
16 17 (3.72%) Web Application Development
17 16 (3.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 173 (37.86%) Java
2 151 (33.04%) SQL
3 84 (18.38%) C#
4 50 (10.94%) PHP
5 34 (7.44%) PL/SQL
5 34 (7.44%) Python
6 15 (3.28%) Perl
7 14 (3.06%) VBA
8 13 (2.84%) C++
9 12 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.41%) VB
11 10 (2.19%) C
12 8 (1.75%) XPath
12 8 (1.75%) Tcl
13 5 (1.09%) Jython
13 5 (1.09%) Groovy
13 5 (1.09%) VBScript
13 5 (1.09%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 28 (6.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.94%) Degree
3 14 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.88%) MCP
6 4 (0.88%) MCSE
7 3 (0.66%) MCSD
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCNP
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.22%) Nessus
2 1 (0.22%) Nmap
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 67 (14.66%) Oracle
2 39 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.50%) IBM
4 12 (2.63%) Adobe
5 10 (2.19%) Sybase
6 8 (1.75%) Lotus
6 8 (1.75%) webMethods
6 8 (1.75%) VMware
7 6 (1.31%) Twitter
8 5 (1.09%) HP
9 4 (0.88%) Veeam
10 3 (0.66%) Citrix
10 3 (0.66%) Cognos
10 3 (0.66%) F5
11 2 (0.44%) Sencha
11 2 (0.44%) Google
12 1 (0.22%) Zend
12 1 (0.22%) Pega
12 1 (0.22%) Alterian
12 1 (0.22%) Infragistics
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Dundee
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Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: competitive
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Edinburgh
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Aberdeen
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Stirling
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Fife
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