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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 17 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 223 241 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.71% 8.76% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.82% 21.95% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 111 69
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -5.55%
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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
1022 1098 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.74% 39.93% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 568 385
Average daily rate £350 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 23
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 105 £350 -4.76% 22
Glasgow -10 59 £325 -7.14% 48
West Lothian -4 10 £318 -15.33% 1
Dundee - 10 £388 - 4
Stirling +6 8 £401 +14.42%
Aberdeen 0 8 £463 +48.00% 5
Fife - 5 £300 - 2
Renfrewshire - 4 £323 -
North Lanarkshire -7 2 - -
Highlands - 2 - - 1
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 312 (69.64%) HTML
2 272 (60.71%) CSS
3 155 (34.60%) Java
4 148 (33.04%) SQL
5 139 (31.03%) jQuery
6 138 (30.80%) HTML5
7 131 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (21.88%) MVC
8 98 (21.88%) .NET
9 97 (21.65%) AngularJS
10 83 (18.53%) OO
10 83 (18.53%) TDD
11 77 (17.19%) C#
12 76 (16.96%) XML
13 75 (16.74%) Finance
14 71 (15.85%) ASP.NET
14 71 (15.85%) CSS3
15 67 (14.96%) Banking
16 65 (14.51%) SQL Server
17 58 (12.95%) Spring
18 56 (12.50%) Web Services
19 52 (11.61%) Oracle
20 46 (10.27%) Unit Testing
21 45 (10.04%) Hibernate
21 45 (10.04%) Microsoft
22 43 (9.60%) Ajax
23 42 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
24 41 (9.15%) RESTful
25 40 (8.93%) J2EE
25 40 (8.93%) PHP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (6.47%) CMS
1 29 (6.47%) Node.js
2 21 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.90%) WordPress
5 12 (2.68%) Apache
6 11 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.23%) FileNet
8 9 (2.01%) Drupal
9 8 (1.79%) Apache Pig
10 7 (1.56%) JBoss
11 5 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.12%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.89%) Documentum
13 3 (0.67%) IIS
13 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.79%) AutoCAD
3 8 (1.79%) Siemens NX
4 5 (1.12%) CATIA
5 4 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.01%) Teamcenter
2 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Magento
3 2 (0.45%) Summit
3 2 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.89%) SaaS
5 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.01%) HTTP
2 5 (1.12%) Intranet
2 5 (1.12%) Internet
3 4 (0.89%) DNS
4 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.67%) WAN
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) CTI
6 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.13%) MySQL
6 11 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.01%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.67%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.22%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 29 (6.47%) Maven
2 27 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.80%) Selenium
3 26 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 25 (5.58%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.36%) Hudson
6 23 (5.13%) JUnit
7 21 (4.69%) JIRA
8 17 (3.79%) Cucumber
9 15 (3.35%) Subversion
9 15 (3.35%) Ant
10 14 (3.13%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.90%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.90%) Grunt
12 12 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.23%) gulp
14 9 (2.01%) CruiseControl
15 7 (1.56%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.56%) Jasmine
16 6 (1.34%) Gradle
General
1 75 (16.74%) Finance
2 67 (14.96%) Banking
3 17 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.13%) Retail
6 7 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.56%) Marketing
6 7 (1.56%) Games
7 6 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.12%) Advertising
9 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 345 (77.01%) Developer
2 70 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 68 (15.18%) Front-End Developer
4 61 (13.62%) Web Developer
5 39 (8.71%) .NET Developer
6 36 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 33 (7.37%) Senior Developer
8 20 (4.46%) Architect
9 16 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (3.35%) C# Developer
11 13 (2.90%) SQL Developer
12 12 (2.68%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.46%) Analyst
13 11 (2.46%) PHP Developer
14 10 (2.23%) Python Developer
14 10 (2.23%) UI Developer
14 10 (2.23%) Front-End Web Developer
14 10 (2.23%) UI Programmer
15 9 (2.01%) Designer
15 9 (2.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (69.64%) HTML
2 272 (60.71%) CSS
3 139 (31.03%) jQuery
4 138 (30.80%) HTML5
5 98 (21.88%) .NET
6 97 (21.65%) AngularJS
7 76 (16.96%) XML
8 71 (15.85%) ASP.NET
8 71 (15.85%) CSS3
9 58 (12.95%) Spring
10 56 (12.50%) Web Services
11 45 (10.04%) Hibernate
12 43 (9.60%) Ajax
13 41 (9.15%) RESTful
14 40 (8.93%) J2EE
15 35 (7.81%) JSP
16 34 (7.59%) Dojo
17 30 (6.70%) .NET Framework
17 30 (6.70%) Sass
18 27 (6.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.47%) User Experience
2 20 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.89%) GIS
7 4 (0.89%) Social Media
8 3 (0.67%) New Media
8 3 (0.67%) Statistics
8 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.45%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.45%) FMCG
9 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.45%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.81%) Windows
2 33 (7.37%) UNIX
3 30 (6.70%) Linux
4 14 (3.13%) Android
4 14 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.45%) webOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.22%) OS/2
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (21.88%) MVC
3 83 (18.53%) TDD
3 83 (18.53%) OO
4 46 (10.27%) Unit Testing
5 42 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (7.59%) Web Development
7 33 (7.37%) Content Management
8 32 (7.14%) SDLC
9 31 (6.92%) Scrum
10 28 (6.25%) Project Management
11 27 (6.03%) Data Modelling
11 27 (6.03%) BDD
12 26 (5.80%) Software Engineering
13 23 (5.13%) OOP
14 22 (4.91%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (4.24%) OOD
16 17 (3.79%) Workflow
16 17 (3.79%) Validation
16 17 (3.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 155 (34.60%) Java
2 148 (33.04%) SQL
3 77 (17.19%) C#
4 40 (8.93%) PHP
5 39 (8.71%) Python
6 30 (6.70%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.35%) C++
8 14 (3.13%) Perl
9 12 (2.68%) C
10 11 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.01%) VBA
12 8 (1.79%) VB
12 8 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.79%) Tcl
12 8 (1.79%) XPath
13 6 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.12%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.57%) Degree
3 13 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.12%) MCP
5 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) MCSD
6 3 (0.67%) MCSE
7 2 (0.45%) MCTS
8 1 (0.22%) MCITP
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 52 (11.61%) Oracle
2 45 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.57%) Adobe
4 13 (2.90%) VMware
4 13 (2.90%) IBM
5 11 (2.46%) Sybase
6 8 (1.79%) webMethods
7 6 (1.34%) Veeam
7 6 (1.34%) Twitter
8 4 (0.89%) HP
9 3 (0.67%) Citrix
9 3 (0.67%) F5
10 2 (0.45%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.45%) Sencha
10 2 (0.45%) ESRI
11 1 (0.22%) Alterian
11 1 (0.22%) Zend
11 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) SAP
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