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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 228 201 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.79% 7.90% 7.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.08% 20.00% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 120 88
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £259 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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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
947 1005 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.35% 39.52% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 596 513
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £18.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.15 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 104 £375 -2.59% 48
Glasgow -2 65 £331 -11.66% 23
Stirling +8 13 £400 +37.93% 4
Highlands - 9 - -
Fife - 5 £338 - 2
Renfrewshire - 5 £450 -
West Lothian -10 3 £288 -23.33%
Aberdeen -3 1 £438 +25.00% 2
Dundee -6 1 £170 -24.44% 4
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 305 (68.39%) HTML
2 274 (61.43%) CSS
3 157 (35.20%) Java
4 144 (32.29%) SQL
5 132 (29.60%) HTML5
6 129 (28.92%) .NET
7 128 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (26.68%) jQuery
9 107 (23.99%) AngularJS
10 97 (21.75%) MVC
11 96 (21.52%) C#
12 94 (21.08%) ASP.NET
13 88 (19.73%) SQL Server
14 86 (19.28%) OO
15 80 (17.94%) Finance
16 76 (17.04%) XML
17 74 (16.59%) Banking
18 72 (16.14%) Oracle
18 72 (16.14%) CSS3
19 65 (14.57%) TDD
20 58 (13.00%) JSP
20 58 (13.00%) Spring
21 55 (12.33%) Unit Testing
22 53 (11.88%) Ajax
23 51 (11.43%) Web Services
24 50 (11.21%) PHP
25 46 (10.31%) Relational Database
26 44 (9.87%) UNIX
27 43 (9.64%) Hibernate
28 42 (9.42%) J2EE

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 32 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.28%) CMS
3 20 (4.48%) Apache
3 20 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.48%) WordPress
4 16 (3.59%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.36%) FileNet
6 13 (2.91%) Apache Pig
6 13 (2.91%) Node.js
7 10 (2.24%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (2.02%) nginx
8 9 (2.02%) JBoss
9 7 (1.57%) Drupal
10 6 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.12%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.12%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Magento
2 3 (0.67%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.91%) Amazon Kinesis
2 13 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.83%) HTTP
2 7 (1.57%) HTTPS
2 7 (1.57%) Intranet
2 7 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.90%) Network Security
4 3 (0.67%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.67%) DNS
4 3 (0.67%) WAN
5 2 (0.45%) CTI
5 2 (0.45%) SAN
5 2 (0.45%) SSL
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) SMTP
6 1 (0.22%) IPv4
6 1 (0.22%) IPv6
6 1 (0.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.31%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.83%) MySQL
4 25 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (5.16%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.14%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.02%) MS Access
11 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.67%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (8.52%) Selenium
2 26 (5.83%) Maven
3 25 (5.61%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.71%) Subversion
5 20 (4.48%) JUnit
5 20 (4.48%) JIRA
6 19 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 18 (4.04%) Eclipse
7 18 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.81%) Ant
9 16 (3.59%) CruiseControl
9 16 (3.59%) WebDriver
10 15 (3.36%) Jasmine
10 15 (3.36%) Hudson
11 13 (2.91%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.02%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.79%) Grunt
15 6 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (1.35%) Bower
General
1 80 (17.94%) Finance
2 74 (16.59%) Banking
3 15 (3.36%) Investment Banking
3 15 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.14%) Retail
5 10 (2.24%) Front Office
6 7 (1.57%) Marketing
7 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.67%) Back Office
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 355 (79.60%) Developer
2 75 (16.82%) Java Developer
3 58 (13.00%) Front-End Developer
4 52 (11.66%) .NET Developer
5 40 (8.97%) Web Developer
6 36 (8.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 34 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (3.36%) PHP Developer
10 14 (3.14%) Software Developer
11 11 (2.47%) Designer
11 11 (2.47%) SharePoint Developer
11 11 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (2.24%) Architect
12 10 (2.24%) UI Developer
12 10 (2.24%) UI Programmer
13 9 (2.02%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.02%) Analyst
13 9 (2.02%) Development Specialist
13 9 (2.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (68.39%) HTML
2 274 (61.43%) CSS
3 132 (29.60%) HTML5
4 129 (28.92%) .NET
5 119 (26.68%) jQuery
6 107 (23.99%) AngularJS
7 94 (21.08%) ASP.NET
8 76 (17.04%) XML
9 72 (16.14%) CSS3
10 58 (13.00%) JSP
10 58 (13.00%) Spring
11 53 (11.88%) Ajax
12 51 (11.43%) Web Services
13 43 (9.64%) Hibernate
14 42 (9.42%) J2EE
14 42 (9.42%) .NET Framework
15 35 (7.85%) RESTful
16 34 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (7.62%) Dojo
17 32 (7.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.48%) User Experience
2 14 (3.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.90%) Social Media
7 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.67%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.45%) W3C
8 2 (0.45%) NHS
8 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.45%) GIS
8 2 (0.45%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.22%) Animation
9 1 (0.22%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.87%) UNIX
2 38 (8.52%) Linux
3 28 (6.28%) Windows
4 10 (2.24%) Android
4 10 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.22%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (21.75%) MVC
3 86 (19.28%) OO
4 65 (14.57%) TDD
5 55 (12.33%) Unit Testing
6 41 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (8.07%) Scrum
8 33 (7.40%) Web Development
9 29 (6.50%) SDLC
10 27 (6.05%) BDD
11 23 (5.16%) OOD
12 21 (4.71%) Web Application Development
13 19 (4.26%) Test Automation
14 18 (4.04%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.81%) OOP
15 17 (3.81%) Content Management
16 16 (3.59%) Migration
16 16 (3.59%) UML
16 16 (3.59%) SOA
17 15 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 157 (35.20%) Java
2 144 (32.29%) SQL
3 96 (21.52%) C#
4 50 (11.21%) PHP
5 37 (8.30%) PL/SQL
6 29 (6.50%) Python
7 23 (5.16%) Perl
8 19 (4.26%) VBA
9 15 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.47%) VB
11 9 (2.02%) PHP5
11 9 (2.02%) VBScript
11 9 (2.02%) C++
12 8 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.79%) Ruby
13 6 (1.35%) C
14 5 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.12%) Groovy
14 5 (1.12%) Jython
15 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.71%) Degree
3 13 (2.91%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.12%) MCSE
7 4 (0.90%) MCP
7 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.67%) MCSD
8 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CCNP
9 2 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCTS
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.22%) HL7
1 1 (0.22%) QA
1 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.45%) Nessus
2 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.45%) Nmap
3 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool
3 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 72 (16.14%) Oracle
2 39 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.91%) IBM
4 12 (2.69%) Sybase
5 11 (2.47%) Adobe
6 10 (2.24%) Lotus
7 8 (1.79%) HP
8 7 (1.57%) VMware
9 5 (1.12%) Citrix
10 3 (0.67%) Twitter
10 3 (0.67%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.67%) F5
10 3 (0.67%) Veeam
10 3 (0.67%) Cognos
11 2 (0.45%) SAP
11 2 (0.45%) Sencha
11 2 (0.45%) Google
12 1 (0.22%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.22%) Talend
12 1 (0.22%) PayPal
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirlingshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago