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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 20 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 209 141 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.52% 5.71% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.69% 17.20% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 73 57
Average daily rate
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£363 £308 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £32.50 £19.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £93.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
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
1118 820 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.22% 33.18% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 397 389
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 £265 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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
Glasgow +11 93 £350 +16.66% 41
Edinburgh -6 69 £388 +27.57% 22
Aberdeen +21 16 £330 - 13
Stirling - 9 £383 -
West Lothian -1 4 £375 +3.44% 2
Dundee - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - - 1
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 361 (77.14%) HTML
2 297 (63.46%) CSS
3 158 (33.76%) .NET
4 153 (32.69%) jQuery
5 133 (28.42%) Java
6 128 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (26.92%) XML
8 125 (26.71%) C#
9 124 (26.50%) HTML5
10 121 (25.85%) MVC
11 110 (23.50%) ASP.NET
12 96 (20.51%) SQL
13 92 (19.66%) JSP
14 80 (17.09%) Web Services
15 78 (16.67%) CSS3
16 77 (16.45%) Oracle
17 70 (14.96%) Ajax
18 68 (14.53%) Web Development
19 66 (14.10%) Backbone.js
20 64 (13.68%) JSON
20 64 (13.68%) SQL Server
21 62 (13.25%) Microsoft
22 60 (12.82%) Finance
22 60 (12.82%) Linux
22 60 (12.82%) Relational Database
23 59 (12.61%) Banking
24 55 (11.75%) TDD
24 55 (11.75%) Spring
25 54 (11.54%) UNIX
25 54 (11.54%) OO

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 51 (10.90%) SharePoint
2 47 (10.04%) CMS
3 34 (7.26%) WebSphere
4 23 (4.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (3.21%) Apache
6 13 (2.78%) IIS
7 11 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.35%) WebSphere Portal
7 11 (2.35%) Lync
8 9 (1.92%) Node.js
9 8 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.71%) FileNet
10 7 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.50%) WordPress
10 7 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.28%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.64%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.28%) MS Office
2 6 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Office 365
1 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.41%) HTTP
2 9 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.71%) Intranet
4 5 (1.07%) SAN
4 5 (1.07%) Internet
5 3 (0.64%) Firewall
5 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) LDAP
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.62%) RDBMS
4 28 (5.98%) MySQL
5 19 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.85%) DB2
7 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.50%) IDOL
9 7 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.85%) KDB
13 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (7.91%) Maven
2 30 (6.41%) Selenium
3 22 (4.70%) Jasmine
3 22 (4.70%) CruiseControl
4 20 (4.27%) Subversion
5 19 (4.06%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.63%) JUnit
6 17 (3.63%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.42%) QUnit
7 16 (3.42%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 11 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (2.14%) Hudson
11 9 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.71%) RSpec
13 5 (1.07%) PVCS
13 5 (1.07%) Ant
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.85%) Apache Ivy
14 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (12.82%) Finance
2 59 (12.61%) Banking
3 10 (2.14%) Front Office
4 4 (0.85%) Retail
4 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
4 4 (0.85%) Publishing
5 3 (0.64%) Advertising
5 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.64%) Marketing
6 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) German Language
7 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (81.62%) Developer
2 62 (13.25%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.68%) Front-End Developer
4 47 (10.04%) .NET Developer
5 46 (9.83%) Web Developer
6 30 (6.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 30 (6.41%) UI Developer
7 29 (6.20%) UI Programmer
8 22 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 21 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.06%) Lead Developer
11 17 (3.63%) Analyst
12 14 (2.99%) Programmer
13 13 (2.78%) PHP Developer
14 12 (2.56%) Ruby Developer
14 12 (2.56%) User Experience Developer
15 11 (2.35%) Applications Developer
16 10 (2.14%) Designer
16 10 (2.14%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (77.14%) HTML
2 297 (63.46%) CSS
3 158 (33.76%) .NET
4 153 (32.69%) jQuery
5 126 (26.92%) XML
6 124 (26.50%) HTML5
7 110 (23.50%) ASP.NET
8 92 (19.66%) JSP
9 80 (17.09%) Web Services
10 78 (16.67%) CSS3
11 70 (14.96%) Ajax
12 66 (14.10%) Backbone.js
13 64 (13.68%) JSON
14 55 (11.75%) Spring
15 47 (10.04%) J2EE
16 45 (9.62%) AngularJS
17 38 (8.12%) XSLT
18 37 (7.91%) SOAP
19 33 (7.05%) REST
20 32 (6.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.47%) User Experience
2 15 (3.21%) Open Source
3 11 (2.35%) Smartphone
3 11 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.07%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.07%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.85%) Social Media
7 4 (0.85%) Kindle
7 4 (0.85%) Derivative
8 3 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.64%) Blog
8 3 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.64%) Ontologies
8 3 (0.64%) FMCG
8 3 (0.64%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.82%) Linux
2 54 (11.54%) UNIX
3 32 (6.84%) Windows
4 31 (6.62%) Mac OS X
5 14 (2.99%) AIX
5 14 (2.99%) Solaris
6 13 (2.78%) Android
7 12 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (25.85%) MVC
3 68 (14.53%) Web Development
4 55 (11.75%) TDD
5 54 (11.54%) OO
5 54 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 28 (5.98%) CRM
7 27 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (5.56%) SOA
8 26 (5.56%) Scrum
9 25 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.13%) Web Application Development
11 20 (4.27%) Waterfall
12 19 (4.06%) Project Management
12 19 (4.06%) Multithreading
12 19 (4.06%) BDD
13 15 (3.21%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.21%) Dependency Management
14 14 (2.99%) Content Management
14 14 (2.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 133 (28.42%) Java
2 125 (26.71%) C#
3 96 (20.51%) SQL
4 50 (10.68%) Perl
5 41 (8.76%) PHP
6 38 (8.12%) PL/SQL
7 29 (6.20%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.27%) Ruby
9 15 (3.21%) VB
10 13 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.35%) C++
12 10 (2.14%) Python
13 8 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.07%) VBA
14 5 (1.07%) VBScript
15 4 (0.85%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.64%) Jython
Qualifications
1 38 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.98%) ISTQB
4 21 (4.49%) Degree
4 21 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 20 (4.27%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.50%) MCITP
7 7 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.43%) ISEB
8 2 (0.43%) MCSD
9 1 (0.21%) MCPD
9 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.35%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) WCAG
3 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.43%) WAI
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.85%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.43%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 77 (16.45%) Oracle
2 62 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.62%) HP
4 18 (3.85%) IBM
5 13 (2.78%) Twitter
6 11 (2.35%) Adobe
6 11 (2.35%) JBoss
7 8 (1.71%) Sencha
7 8 (1.71%) Sybase
8 7 (1.50%) Meridio
8 7 (1.50%) Cisco
8 7 (1.50%) Zend
9 5 (1.07%) Citrix
9 5 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.85%) StreamBase
10 4 (0.85%) Lotus
10 4 (0.85%) Perforce
11 3 (0.64%) SAP
11 3 (0.64%) CA
11 3 (0.64%) Sitecore
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