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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 233 141 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.34% 5.74% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.90% 17.76% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.91%
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
1115 794 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.92% 32.32% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 389 354
Average daily rate £352 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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
Glasgow +7 94 £325 +10.63% 45
Edinburgh -1 91 £370 +17.46% 33
Aberdeen +14 15 £313 +4.16% 12
Stirling - 9 £350 - 1
West Lothian +3 7 £375 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £300 -
Highlands - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
Midlothian - - - -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 351 (81.06%) HTML
2 293 (67.67%) CSS
3 154 (35.57%) jQuery
4 145 (33.49%) .NET
5 125 (28.87%) Java
6 118 (27.25%) HTML5
7 117 (27.02%) C#
8 115 (26.56%) XML
9 107 (24.71%) ASP.NET
10 106 (24.48%) MVC
11 91 (21.02%) JSP
12 86 (19.86%) SQL
13 81 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
14 80 (18.48%) Web Services
15 79 (18.24%) CSS3
16 70 (16.17%) Oracle
17 64 (14.78%) Web Development
17 64 (14.78%) JSON
18 62 (14.32%) Ajax
18 62 (14.32%) Backbone.js
19 61 (14.09%) Microsoft
20 58 (13.39%) SQL Server
21 56 (12.93%) Linux
22 54 (12.47%) Unit Testing
23 52 (12.01%) Banking
23 52 (12.01%) Relational Database
24 51 (11.78%) Finance
25 50 (11.55%) Spring
26 46 (10.62%) J2EE
26 46 (10.62%) UNIX

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (10.62%) CMS
2 40 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 31 (7.16%) WebSphere
4 22 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.23%) Apache
5 14 (3.23%) IIS
6 11 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.54%) Lync
6 11 (2.54%) WebSphere Portal
7 10 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.85%) FileNet
8 8 (1.85%) Node.js
9 7 (1.62%) WordPress
10 6 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.15%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.92%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.92%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.69%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.31%) HTTP
2 9 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.62%) Intranet
4 5 (1.15%) Internet
4 5 (1.15%) SAN
5 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.69%) Firewall
6 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) LAN
7 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.01%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.93%) MySQL
4 26 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 20 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.31%) DB2
7 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.92%) KDB
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.69%) IDOL
11 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (8.78%) Maven
2 27 (6.24%) Selenium
3 22 (5.08%) Subversion
4 20 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 19 (4.39%) JUnit
5 19 (4.39%) CruiseControl
5 19 (4.39%) Jasmine
5 19 (4.39%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.70%) QUnit
7 14 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (2.31%) Hudson
9 10 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.15%) RSpec
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.15%) Ant
11 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.92%) Apache Ivy
General
1 52 (12.01%) Banking
2 51 (11.78%) Finance
3 7 (1.62%) Front Office
4 4 (0.92%) Retail
4 4 (0.92%) Publishing
5 3 (0.69%) Advertising
5 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.69%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) German Language
7 1 (0.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 360 (83.14%) Developer
2 59 (13.63%) Java Developer
3 50 (11.55%) Front-End Developer
4 47 (10.85%) Web Developer
5 37 (8.55%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.47%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (5.54%) UI Developer
9 23 (5.31%) UI Programmer
10 20 (4.62%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.39%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.93%) Analyst
13 13 (3.00%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.00%) User Experience Developer
14 12 (2.77%) Applications Developer
15 10 (2.31%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.31%) Designer
16 9 (2.08%) Software Developer
16 9 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (81.06%) HTML
2 293 (67.67%) CSS
3 154 (35.57%) jQuery
4 145 (33.49%) .NET
5 118 (27.25%) HTML5
6 115 (26.56%) XML
7 107 (24.71%) ASP.NET
8 91 (21.02%) JSP
9 80 (18.48%) Web Services
10 79 (18.24%) CSS3
11 64 (14.78%) JSON
12 62 (14.32%) Ajax
12 62 (14.32%) Backbone.js
13 50 (11.55%) Spring
14 46 (10.62%) J2EE
15 36 (8.31%) SOAP
16 33 (7.62%) AngularJS
17 32 (7.39%) XSLT
18 31 (7.16%) Spring MVC
19 29 (6.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.46%) Open Source
2 11 (2.54%) Smartphone
3 8 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.62%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.92%) Derivative
7 4 (0.92%) Kindle
8 3 (0.69%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.69%) FMCG
8 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.69%) Blog
8 3 (0.69%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.69%) Ontologies
8 3 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.46%) Equities
9 2 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.93%) Linux
2 46 (10.62%) UNIX
3 30 (6.93%) Mac OS X
4 24 (5.54%) Windows
5 15 (3.46%) Solaris
6 13 (3.00%) AIX
7 11 (2.54%) Android
8 10 (2.31%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.48%) MVC
2 81 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (14.78%) Web Development
4 54 (12.47%) Unit Testing
5 45 (10.39%) TDD
5 45 (10.39%) OO
6 28 (6.47%) CRM
6 28 (6.47%) SOA
7 27 (6.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 25 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.31%) Scrum
9 23 (5.31%) Web Application Development
10 20 (4.62%) Waterfall
11 19 (4.39%) Project Management
11 19 (4.39%) Multithreading
12 15 (3.46%) BDD
12 15 (3.46%) Dependency Management
13 14 (3.23%) Web Accessibility
13 14 (3.23%) OOP
13 14 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 125 (28.87%) Java
2 117 (27.02%) C#
3 86 (19.86%) SQL
4 40 (9.24%) PHP
5 35 (8.08%) Perl
6 30 (6.93%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.00%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.93%) Ruby
10 15 (3.46%) VB
11 13 (3.00%) C++
12 9 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.08%) Python
13 5 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.92%) VBA
14 4 (0.92%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.69%) Jython
16 2 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.47%) SC Cleared
2 28 (6.47%) ISTQB
3 21 (4.85%) Degree
3 21 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 20 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.62%) MCITP
6 7 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.69%) ISEB
8 2 (0.46%) MCSD
9 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.23%) MCPD
9 1 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.54%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) WCAG
3 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.15%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.46%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.23%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (16.17%) Oracle
2 61 (14.09%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.16%) HP
4 18 (4.16%) IBM
5 13 (3.00%) Twitter
6 11 (2.54%) JBoss
7 10 (2.31%) Adobe
8 8 (1.85%) Zend
8 8 (1.85%) Sencha
9 7 (1.62%) Cisco
10 5 (1.15%) Citrix
10 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.92%) Lotus
11 4 (0.92%) Perforce
11 4 (0.92%) Sybase
11 4 (0.92%) StreamBase
12 3 (0.69%) Meridio
12 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.69%) SAP
12 3 (0.69%) CA
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