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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 13 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 256 221 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.28% 9.06% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.61% 24.21% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 126 102
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£375 £318 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £210 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
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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
1132 913 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.03% 37.43% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 481 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.90 £15.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Edinburgh 0 113 £384 +27.91% 26
Glasgow +6 107 £350 +10.23% 26
Dundee +5 4 £313 +13.63% 4
Renfrewshire -12 3 £330 -7.04%
Aberdeen +9 1 £375 +36.11% 1
West Lothian -10 1 £275 -33.73% 3
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 325 (70.65%) HTML
2 293 (63.70%) CSS
3 169 (36.74%) .NET
4 165 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (34.57%) jQuery
6 139 (30.22%) C#
7 133 (28.91%) HTML5
8 131 (28.48%) Java
9 120 (26.09%) SQL
10 118 (25.65%) ASP.NET
11 116 (25.22%) MVC
12 108 (23.48%) SQL Server
13 99 (21.52%) XML
14 97 (21.09%) Finance
15 85 (18.48%) CSS3
16 82 (17.83%) Banking
17 76 (16.52%) Oracle
18 73 (15.87%) AngularJS
19 70 (15.22%) TDD
20 67 (14.57%) JSP
21 63 (13.70%) OO
21 63 (13.70%) Relational Database
22 62 (13.48%) Web Services
23 61 (13.26%) Ajax
23 61 (13.26%) Backbone.js
24 54 (11.74%) Microsoft
25 52 (11.30%) UNIX
25 52 (11.30%) Spring
25 52 (11.30%) .NET Framework
26 49 (10.65%) Perl

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 48 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.35%) CMS
3 23 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 23 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (4.57%) Apache
5 17 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.83%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.39%) JBoss
8 8 (1.74%) WordPress
8 8 (1.74%) Node.js
9 7 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (1.52%) IIS
10 6 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.30%) nginx
10 6 (1.30%) Lync
10 6 (1.30%) Drupal
11 5 (1.09%) FileNet
12 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.22%) InDesign
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.91%) HTTP
2 19 (4.13%) HTTPS
3 13 (2.83%) Intranet
4 7 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.09%) Extranet
5 5 (1.09%) Network Security
5 5 (1.09%) SAN
6 3 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) IPv4
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.70%) Relational Database
3 39 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (7.83%) RDBMS
5 19 (4.13%) MySQL
6 17 (3.70%) DB2
7 15 (3.26%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.30%) IDOL
11 5 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.65%) MS Access
13 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (7.17%) Selenium
2 28 (6.09%) Jasmine
3 27 (5.87%) Maven
4 26 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 22 (4.78%) Cucumber
6 21 (4.57%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.35%) CruiseControl
8 19 (4.13%) Jenkins
9 18 (3.91%) Grunt
10 16 (3.48%) JUnit
11 10 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.17%) RSpec
12 9 (1.96%) Hudson
12 9 (1.96%) Subversion
13 7 (1.52%) PVCS
13 7 (1.52%) QUnit
14 5 (1.09%) TestNG
15 4 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
16 3 (0.65%) Ant
16 3 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 97 (21.09%) Finance
2 82 (17.83%) Banking
3 17 (3.70%) Front Office
4 11 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 382 (83.04%) Developer
2 60 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 56 (12.17%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.17%) Front-End Developer
4 49 (10.65%) Web Developer
5 38 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (5.65%) SharePoint Developer
7 25 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.22%) UI Developer
8 24 (5.22%) UI Programmer
9 18 (3.91%) C# Developer
10 15 (3.26%) Programmer
11 12 (2.61%) Database Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Development Specialist
12 11 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Front-End Web Developer
13 10 (2.17%) Applications Developer
14 9 (1.96%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (70.65%) HTML
2 293 (63.70%) CSS
3 169 (36.74%) .NET
4 159 (34.57%) jQuery
5 133 (28.91%) HTML5
6 118 (25.65%) ASP.NET
7 99 (21.52%) XML
8 85 (18.48%) CSS3
9 73 (15.87%) AngularJS
10 67 (14.57%) JSP
11 62 (13.48%) Web Services
12 61 (13.26%) Ajax
12 61 (13.26%) Backbone.js
13 52 (11.30%) .NET Framework
13 52 (11.30%) Spring
14 42 (9.13%) JSON
15 40 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
16 38 (8.26%) J2EE
17 37 (8.04%) XSLT
18 33 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.17%) User Experience
2 16 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.74%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.30%) Open Source
7 5 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.09%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.87%) Social Network
8 4 (0.87%) Derivative
8 4 (0.87%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.65%) NHS
9 3 (0.65%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.65%) Social Media
10 2 (0.43%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.30%) UNIX
2 33 (7.17%) Linux
3 31 (6.74%) Windows
4 12 (2.61%) Android
4 12 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.22%) MVC
3 70 (15.22%) TDD
4 63 (13.70%) OO
5 48 (10.43%) Unit Testing
6 39 (8.48%) Web Development
7 31 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (6.30%) Scrum
9 26 (5.65%) SOA
10 23 (5.00%) Web Design
11 21 (4.57%) Web Application Development
12 20 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.35%) Test Automation
13 15 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.04%) Document Management
15 13 (2.83%) BDD
16 12 (2.61%) Data Analysis
16 12 (2.61%) Migration
16 12 (2.61%) Data Modelling
17 11 (2.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (30.22%) C#
2 131 (28.48%) Java
3 120 (26.09%) SQL
4 49 (10.65%) Perl
5 42 (9.13%) PL/SQL
6 36 (7.83%) T-SQL
7 28 (6.09%) PHP
8 21 (4.57%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.35%) VBScript
10 17 (3.70%) Ruby
11 13 (2.83%) VBA
12 10 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (1.74%) Python
13 8 (1.74%) C++
14 7 (1.52%) VB
15 6 (1.30%) XPath
15 6 (1.30%) PHP5
16 4 (0.87%) C
16 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (7.17%) Degree
2 27 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.04%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.43%) ISEB
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) MCSD
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) CCNP
10 1 (0.22%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) WCAG
3 3 (0.65%) WAI
4 2 (0.43%) HL7
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.22%) Nessus
4 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 76 (16.52%) Oracle
2 54 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.91%) HP
4 16 (3.48%) Sybase
5 6 (1.30%) Adobe
5 6 (1.30%) Meridio
5 6 (1.30%) Twitter
6 5 (1.09%) Citrix
7 3 (0.65%) CA
7 3 (0.65%) Ektron
7 3 (0.65%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.43%) VMware
8 2 (0.43%) Zend
8 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.43%) SAP
8 2 (0.43%) Lotus
9 1 (0.22%) Apple
9 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.22%) Perforce
9 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!
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