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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 17 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 205 180 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.52% 7.42% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.19% 20.98% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 98 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £309 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.87 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -57.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £14.17 £28.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £29.37 £54.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
JavaScript
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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
924 858 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.91% 35.35% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 455 451
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 15
Average hourly rate £30.75 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £13.50 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 March 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
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 +5 92 £375 +25.00% 36
Glasgow -3 82 £369 +22.91% 52
Stirling -2 10 £400 -
Dundee +5 4 £325 +23.80% 2
Fife - 4 £255 -
West Lothian - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 309 (68.06%) HTML
2 292 (64.32%) CSS
3 172 (37.89%) jQuery
4 162 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (32.60%) .NET
6 142 (31.28%) HTML5
7 132 (29.07%) Java
8 129 (28.41%) C#
9 121 (26.65%) SQL
10 105 (23.13%) ASP.NET
10 105 (23.13%) Finance
11 104 (22.91%) SQL Server
12 95 (20.93%) MVC
13 92 (20.26%) AngularJS
14 91 (20.04%) CSS3
15 88 (19.38%) Banking
16 72 (15.86%) XML
17 70 (15.42%) Oracle
18 69 (15.20%) OO
19 66 (14.54%) TDD
20 58 (12.78%) Spring
21 52 (11.45%) Relational Database
22 50 (11.01%) .NET Framework
23 49 (10.79%) Web Services
24 48 (10.57%) Unit Testing
25 47 (10.35%) Ajax
26 46 (10.13%) UNIX
26 46 (10.13%) Backbone.js
27 43 (9.47%) Web Development
27 43 (9.47%) JSP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 42 (9.25%) CMS
2 34 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.19%) Apache
4 18 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.08%) Umbraco
6 14 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (3.08%) FileNet
7 13 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (2.86%) WordPress
8 10 (2.20%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.54%) JBoss
9 7 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (1.54%) nginx
9 7 (1.54%) Drupal
10 6 (1.32%) Node.js
11 5 (1.10%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.22%) InDesign
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
1 5 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.47%) HTTP
2 23 (5.07%) HTTPS
3 12 (2.64%) Intranet
4 5 (1.10%) Extranet
5 4 (0.88%) Network Security
5 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.44%) AMQP
6 2 (0.44%) SSL
6 2 (0.44%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) IPv4
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (6.39%) RDBMS
5 27 (5.95%) MySQL
6 18 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.42%) DB2
8 9 (1.98%) MS Access
9 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.39%) Jasmine
2 28 (6.17%) Selenium
3 26 (5.73%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.07%) Grunt
5 18 (3.96%) Maven
6 17 (3.74%) CruiseControl
7 16 (3.52%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.52%) Subversion
8 15 (3.30%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.08%) JUnit
10 10 (2.20%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.98%) RSpec
11 9 (1.98%) JIRA
12 7 (1.54%) Bower
12 7 (1.54%) PVCS
12 7 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (1.32%) Hudson
14 5 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 105 (23.13%) Finance
2 88 (19.38%) Banking
3 17 (3.74%) Front Office
4 13 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Back Office
6 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 391 (86.12%) Developer
2 68 (14.98%) Java Developer
3 63 (13.88%) .NET Developer
4 60 (13.22%) Front-End Developer
5 55 (12.11%) Web Developer
6 38 (8.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 37 (8.15%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.29%) Software Developer
9 20 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
10 16 (3.52%) Programmer
10 16 (3.52%) Development Specialist
11 14 (3.08%) UI Developer
11 14 (3.08%) UI Programmer
12 12 (2.64%) Front-End Web Developer
12 12 (2.64%) PHP Developer
12 12 (2.64%) C# Developer
12 12 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 10 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (68.06%) HTML
2 292 (64.32%) CSS
3 172 (37.89%) jQuery
4 148 (32.60%) .NET
5 142 (31.28%) HTML5
6 105 (23.13%) ASP.NET
7 92 (20.26%) AngularJS
8 91 (20.04%) CSS3
9 72 (15.86%) XML
10 58 (12.78%) Spring
11 50 (11.01%) .NET Framework
12 49 (10.79%) Web Services
13 47 (10.35%) Ajax
14 46 (10.13%) Backbone.js
15 43 (9.47%) JSP
16 35 (7.71%) J2EE
16 35 (7.71%) KnockoutJS
17 33 (7.27%) Hibernate
17 33 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.95%) User Experience
2 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.76%) Visualisation
4 8 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.10%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.10%) Open Source
6 5 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.10%) Market Risk
7 4 (0.88%) Social Network
8 3 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.66%) GIS
9 2 (0.44%) Informatics
9 2 (0.44%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.44%) NHS
9 2 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.13%) UNIX
2 37 (8.15%) Linux
3 24 (5.29%) Windows
4 11 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.42%) Android
5 7 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.93%) MVC
3 69 (15.20%) OO
4 66 (14.54%) TDD
5 48 (10.57%) Unit Testing
6 43 (9.47%) Web Development
7 37 (8.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 33 (7.27%) Scrum
9 28 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (5.73%) Web Design
11 24 (5.29%) Test Automation
12 20 (4.41%) Web Application Development
13 16 (3.52%) SOA
14 15 (3.30%) OOD
15 14 (3.08%) Document Management
16 13 (2.86%) Migration
16 13 (2.86%) UML
17 12 (2.64%) Time Management
17 12 (2.64%) BDD
17 12 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 132 (29.07%) Java
2 129 (28.41%) C#
3 121 (26.65%) SQL
4 41 (9.03%) Perl
5 39 (8.59%) PL/SQL
6 34 (7.49%) PHP
7 29 (6.39%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.85%) VBScript
9 17 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.30%) Ruby
10 15 (3.30%) VBA
11 12 (2.64%) Python
12 9 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (1.76%) PHP5
13 8 (1.76%) VB
14 6 (1.32%) XPath
15 5 (1.10%) Jython
15 5 (1.10%) C++
15 5 (1.10%) Groovy
16 4 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (7.27%) Degree
2 13 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.88%) VCP4
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.44%) MCSE
6 2 (0.44%) CCNP
6 2 (0.44%) CCNA
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.88%) WCAG
2 3 (0.66%) WAI
3 2 (0.44%) HL7
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Nmap
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool
3 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 70 (15.42%) Oracle
2 37 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.86%) Sybase
4 10 (2.20%) Lotus
5 7 (1.54%) IBM
6 6 (1.32%) HP
7 4 (0.88%) Cognos
8 3 (0.66%) Google
8 3 (0.66%) VMware
8 3 (0.66%) CA
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe
8 3 (0.66%) Ektron
8 3 (0.66%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.44%) Citrix
10 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.22%) Meridio
10 1 (0.22%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.22%) Apple
10 1 (0.22%) Veritas
10 1 (0.22%) SAP
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