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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 242 256 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.59% 9.28% 6.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.57% 22.94% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 133 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 July 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 July 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 +3 109 £370 -1.33% 29
Glasgow -12 55 £325 - 32
Stirling +10 17 £400 +14.35%
Dundee - 10 £388 - 5
Aberdeen -2 9 £438 +42.85%
West Lothian -12 6 £375 - 3
Highlands - 6 - -
Fife - 5 £319 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £325 -
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 310 (67.69%) HTML
2 275 (60.04%) CSS
3 161 (35.15%) Java
4 152 (33.19%) SQL
5 144 (31.44%) HTML5
6 140 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (29.69%) jQuery
8 114 (24.89%) AngularJS
9 103 (22.49%) MVC
9 103 (22.49%) .NET
10 93 (20.31%) OO
11 83 (18.12%) TDD
12 76 (16.59%) XML
12 76 (16.59%) C#
13 74 (16.16%) ASP.NET
14 73 (15.94%) Finance
15 72 (15.72%) CSS3
16 65 (14.19%) Spring
17 62 (13.54%) SQL Server
18 60 (13.10%) Oracle
19 57 (12.45%) Banking
20 54 (11.79%) Web Services
21 51 (11.14%) Unit Testing
22 49 (10.70%) PHP
23 47 (10.26%) Hibernate
24 45 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (9.39%) Ajax
25 43 (9.39%) RESTful
25 43 (9.39%) JSP
25 43 (9.39%) Microsoft

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (7.64%) CMS
2 29 (6.33%) Node.js
3 23 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.93%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.71%) WordPress
6 15 (3.28%) Apache
7 14 (3.06%) FileNet
8 13 (2.84%) Apache Pig
9 12 (2.62%) Drupal
9 12 (2.62%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.97%) JBoss
11 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.09%) IIS
12 5 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.87%) Confluence
13 4 (0.87%) Documentum
13 4 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Photoshop
1 9 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.75%) AutoCAD
2 8 (1.75%) Siemens NX
3 5 (1.09%) CATIA
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Teamcenter
2 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.44%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.84%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) HTTP
2 6 (1.31%) Intranet
3 5 (1.09%) Internet
4 4 (0.87%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) Firewall
6 2 (0.44%) CTI
7 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.80%) MySQL
4 19 (4.15%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.28%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.06%) Apache Hive
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.84%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.40%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.66%) EDRMS
16 2 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
17 1 (0.22%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 26 (5.68%) Maven
2 25 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.24%) Selenium
3 24 (5.24%) Visual Studio
4 23 (5.02%) Subversion
4 23 (5.02%) Jenkins
5 22 (4.80%) JUnit
6 21 (4.59%) JIRA
6 21 (4.59%) Hudson
7 19 (4.15%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.28%) Ant
9 14 (3.06%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.06%) Grunt
10 12 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.40%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.18%) CruiseControl
12 10 (2.18%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.75%) gulp
13 8 (1.75%) NetBeans
14 7 (1.53%) Bower
General
1 73 (15.94%) Finance
2 57 (12.45%) Banking
3 18 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.71%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.84%) Retail
6 8 (1.75%) Games
6 8 (1.75%) Marketing
7 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.66%) Front Office
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (79.26%) Developer
2 73 (15.94%) Java Developer
3 68 (14.85%) Front-End Developer
4 63 (13.76%) Web Developer
5 45 (9.83%) JavaScript Developer
6 38 (8.30%) .NET Developer
7 34 (7.42%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.49%) PHP Developer
8 16 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (3.28%) Architect
10 13 (2.84%) SQL Developer
11 12 (2.62%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.62%) UI Developer
11 12 (2.62%) UI Programmer
12 10 (2.18%) Front-End Web Developer
12 10 (2.18%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.18%) Python Developer
13 9 (1.97%) Analyst
13 9 (1.97%) Designer
13 9 (1.97%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (67.69%) HTML
2 275 (60.04%) CSS
3 144 (31.44%) HTML5
4 136 (29.69%) jQuery
5 114 (24.89%) AngularJS
6 103 (22.49%) .NET
7 76 (16.59%) XML
8 74 (16.16%) ASP.NET
9 72 (15.72%) CSS3
10 65 (14.19%) Spring
11 54 (11.79%) Web Services
12 47 (10.26%) Hibernate
13 43 (9.39%) Ajax
13 43 (9.39%) JSP
13 43 (9.39%) RESTful
14 41 (8.95%) Dojo
15 39 (8.52%) J2EE
16 33 (7.21%) Sass
17 30 (6.55%) LESS
18 28 (6.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.90%) User Experience
2 20 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.53%) Fat Client
4 7 (1.53%) Thin Client
5 4 (0.87%) GIS
5 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.66%) Social Media
6 3 (0.66%) New Media
6 3 (0.66%) Statistics
7 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.44%) FMCG
7 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.22%) BBC
8 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.52%) UNIX
2 34 (7.42%) Windows
3 31 (6.77%) Linux
4 14 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.84%) Android
6 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.44%) webOS
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.22%) OS/2
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.49%) MVC
3 93 (20.31%) OO
4 83 (18.12%) TDD
5 51 (11.14%) Unit Testing
6 45 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (7.42%) Scrum
8 32 (6.99%) Web Development
9 30 (6.55%) Content Management
10 29 (6.33%) Project Management
10 29 (6.33%) SDLC
11 26 (5.68%) Software Engineering
12 25 (5.46%) Data Modelling
13 23 (5.02%) BDD
14 22 (4.80%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (4.80%) OOP
15 21 (4.59%) OOD
15 21 (4.59%) Workflow
16 19 (4.15%) CRM
17 18 (3.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 161 (35.15%) Java
2 152 (33.19%) SQL
3 76 (16.59%) C#
4 49 (10.70%) PHP
5 40 (8.73%) Python
6 33 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.49%) Perl
8 14 (3.06%) C++
9 12 (2.62%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.40%) C
11 10 (2.18%) VBA
12 8 (1.75%) VB
12 8 (1.75%) XPath
12 8 (1.75%) Tcl
13 5 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.09%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.87%) VBScript
14 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.87%) PHP5
15 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.71%) Degree
3 13 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.87%) MCP
7 3 (0.66%) MCSD
7 3 (0.66%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCTS
8 1 (0.22%) MCITP
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 60 (13.10%) Oracle
2 43 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.28%) IBM
4 13 (2.84%) VMware
4 13 (2.84%) Adobe
5 10 (2.18%) Sybase
6 8 (1.75%) webMethods
7 6 (1.31%) Veeam
7 6 (1.31%) Twitter
8 4 (0.87%) HP
9 3 (0.66%) Citrix
9 3 (0.66%) F5
10 2 (0.44%) Sencha
10 2 (0.44%) Google
11 1 (0.22%) Zend
11 1 (0.22%) Alterian
11 1 (0.22%) Lotus
11 1 (0.22%) SAP
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco
11 1 (0.22%) Talend
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