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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 19 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 209 189 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.59% 7.46% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.51% 20.70% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 73
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £217 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.80 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +12.90%
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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
1071 913 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.92% 36.03% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 446 384
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 42
Average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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
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 October 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 +4 99 £350 +12.90% 48
Edinburgh -12 58 £388 +29.16% 24
Aberdeen +23 17 £350 -17.64% 8
Stirling - 10 £525 - 2
West Lothian -2 3 £375 - 1
Dundee +9 2 £288 - 4
North Lanarkshire - 2 £300 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £350 - 1
Fife - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 6
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 340 (75.89%) HTML
2 278 (62.05%) CSS
3 164 (36.61%) .NET
4 144 (32.14%) jQuery
5 135 (30.13%) HTML5
6 129 (28.79%) C#
7 123 (27.46%) Java
8 122 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (25.67%) ASP.NET
10 114 (25.45%) MVC
11 113 (25.22%) XML
12 94 (20.98%) SQL
13 84 (18.75%) JSP
14 81 (18.08%) CSS3
15 80 (17.86%) Oracle
16 73 (16.29%) SQL Server
17 70 (15.63%) Finance
18 69 (15.40%) Banking
19 66 (14.73%) Microsoft
19 66 (14.73%) Backbone.js
20 65 (14.51%) Web Services
21 61 (13.62%) Ajax
22 58 (12.95%) Relational Database
23 57 (12.72%) SharePoint
23 57 (12.72%) AngularJS
24 56 (12.50%) JSON
24 56 (12.50%) OO
25 55 (12.28%) UNIX
26 54 (12.05%) Spring
26 54 (12.05%) TDD

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 57 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.71%) CMS
3 26 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (4.24%) Apache
6 12 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.68%) IIS
7 11 (2.46%) Lync
7 11 (2.46%) Node.js
7 11 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (2.23%) FileNet
8 10 (2.23%) JBoss
9 8 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (1.56%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.89%) Drupal
11 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.67%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.79%) MS Office
3 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.81%) HTTP
2 13 (2.90%) Intranet
3 10 (2.23%) HTTPS
4 9 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.12%) SAN
5 5 (1.12%) Internet
6 3 (0.67%) Firewall
6 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) LAN
8 1 (0.22%) WAN
8 1 (0.22%) Extranet
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.95%) Relational Database
3 35 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 20 (4.46%) DB2
4 20 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.02%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.57%) MySQL
7 11 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.56%) IDOL
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.67%) KDB
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (8.48%) Maven
2 31 (6.92%) Selenium
3 26 (5.80%) Jasmine
4 21 (4.69%) CruiseControl
5 20 (4.46%) Jenkins
6 18 (4.02%) Subversion
7 17 (3.79%) Cucumber
8 16 (3.57%) QUnit
9 15 (3.35%) Git (software)
9 15 (3.35%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.90%) JUnit
11 11 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (2.46%) Hudson
12 8 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.56%) RSpec
13 7 (1.56%) PVCS
14 5 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (1.12%) Ant
15 4 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (15.63%) Finance
2 69 (15.40%) Banking
3 14 (3.13%) Front Office
4 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.67%) Marketing
5 3 (0.67%) Retail
5 3 (0.67%) Advertising
5 3 (0.67%) Publishing
6 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 359 (80.13%) Developer
2 59 (13.17%) Java Developer
3 48 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 44 (9.82%) Front-End Developer
5 43 (9.60%) Web Developer
6 35 (7.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 31 (6.92%) UI Developer
8 30 (6.70%) UI Programmer
9 25 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.02%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.02%) Programmer
12 16 (3.57%) Lead Developer
12 16 (3.57%) Analyst
13 12 (2.68%) Database Developer
13 12 (2.68%) UX Developer
14 11 (2.46%) Designer
14 11 (2.46%) Software Developer
15 10 (2.23%) Applications Developer
15 10 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (75.89%) HTML
2 278 (62.05%) CSS
3 164 (36.61%) .NET
4 144 (32.14%) jQuery
5 135 (30.13%) HTML5
6 115 (25.67%) ASP.NET
7 113 (25.22%) XML
8 84 (18.75%) JSP
9 81 (18.08%) CSS3
10 66 (14.73%) Backbone.js
11 65 (14.51%) Web Services
12 61 (13.62%) Ajax
13 57 (12.72%) AngularJS
14 56 (12.50%) JSON
15 54 (12.05%) Spring
16 41 (9.15%) J2EE
17 38 (8.48%) REST
18 37 (8.26%) XSLT
19 35 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
20 31 (6.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.83%) User Experience
2 12 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.46%) Open Source
3 11 (2.46%) Smartphone
4 10 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.89%) Social Media
8 4 (0.89%) Kindle
8 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.89%) Derivative
9 3 (0.67%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.45%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.45%) Equities
10 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.28%) UNIX
2 41 (9.15%) Linux
3 31 (6.92%) Windows
4 11 (2.46%) Android
5 10 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.23%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) AIX
9 2 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (25.45%) MVC
3 56 (12.50%) OO
4 54 (12.05%) TDD
5 47 (10.49%) Web Development
6 46 (10.27%) Unit Testing
7 30 (6.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 28 (6.25%) Scrum
9 25 (5.58%) CRM
10 23 (5.13%) Web Application Development
11 22 (4.91%) SOA
12 19 (4.24%) Web Design
13 17 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.57%) Multithreading
15 14 (3.13%) Waterfall
15 14 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (3.13%) Mentoring
16 13 (2.90%) Test Automation
16 13 (2.90%) Data Modelling
16 13 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (28.79%) C#
2 123 (27.46%) Java
3 94 (20.98%) SQL
4 52 (11.61%) Perl
5 39 (8.71%) PL/SQL
6 26 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 21 (4.69%) PHP
8 19 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.35%) VB
11 11 (2.46%) C++
11 11 (2.46%) Ruby
12 8 (1.79%) VBScript
12 8 (1.79%) Python
13 7 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.12%) VBA
15 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.89%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.67%) XPath
16 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 21 (4.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 20 (4.46%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.24%) Degree
7 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.56%) MCITP
8 7 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.45%) MCSD
9 2 (0.45%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) MCPD
10 1 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.23%) QA
2 8 (1.79%) WCAG
3 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.67%) WAI
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 80 (17.86%) Oracle
2 66 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.92%) HP
4 12 (2.68%) Twitter
5 11 (2.46%) Sybase
6 10 (2.23%) IBM
6 10 (2.23%) Adobe
7 7 (1.56%) Cisco
7 7 (1.56%) Meridio
8 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.12%) Citrix
9 4 (0.89%) Perforce
9 4 (0.89%) Lotus
9 4 (0.89%) Sencha
10 3 (0.67%) Ektron
10 3 (0.67%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.67%) CA
10 3 (0.67%) SAP
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.45%) Zend
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