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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 19 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 171 239 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.70% 8.83% 8.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.36% 23.29% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 142 103
Average daily rate £353 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
JavaScript
UK

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
840 1026 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.92% 37.92% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 616 416
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £47.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 96 £375 - 24
Glasgow 0 53 £300 -21.31% 36
Stirling +5 6 £326 -18.46%
Renfrewshire -4 5 £420 +23.89% 1
West Lothian - 5 £375 - 1
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 216 (65.45%) HTML
2 190 (57.58%) CSS
3 129 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (38.79%) AngularJS
5 108 (32.73%) jQuery
6 106 (32.12%) HTML5
7 88 (26.67%) .NET
8 87 (26.36%) Java
9 77 (23.33%) C#
9 77 (23.33%) CSS3
10 76 (23.03%) Web Services
11 68 (20.61%) Finance
12 67 (20.30%) MVC
13 66 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 64 (19.39%) SQL Server
15 54 (16.36%) SQL
16 53 (16.06%) TDD
17 52 (15.76%) Microsoft
18 51 (15.45%) Scrum
19 45 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (13.03%) User Experience
21 41 (12.42%) REST
21 41 (12.42%) OO
22 40 (12.12%) .NET Framework
22 40 (12.12%) Git (software)
23 39 (11.82%) React
24 38 (11.52%) Front End Development
24 38 (11.52%) Web Development
25 36 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
26 34 (10.30%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (9.39%) Node.js
2 20 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.55%) Apache
4 15 (4.55%) CMS
5 11 (3.33%) NServiceBus
6 9 (2.73%) Drupal
6 9 (2.73%) IIS
7 7 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.12%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (2.12%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.12%) nginx
7 7 (2.12%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (2.12%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.52%) WordPress
10 4 (1.21%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.61%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.61%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.61%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) IaaS
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.36%) HTTP
2 9 (2.73%) DNS
3 7 (2.12%) WAN
4 4 (1.21%) Firewall
4 4 (1.21%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.21%) Internet
4 4 (1.21%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.21%) NAS
4 4 (1.21%) SAN
4 4 (1.21%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.79%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.36%) GIS
4 17 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.42%) MySQL
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.91%) DB2
13 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.30%) dBASE
14 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.39%) JIRA
2 31 (9.39%) Maven
3 23 (6.97%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.36%) Selenium
5 18 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 18 (5.45%) Gradle
6 17 (5.15%) gulp
6 17 (5.15%) Subversion
7 16 (4.85%) JBehave
8 12 (3.64%) JUnit
8 12 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.33%) Grunt
9 11 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
10 10 (3.03%) Hudson
11 8 (2.42%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.42%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.82%) Axure RP
12 6 (1.82%) Mockito
12 6 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (20.61%) Finance
2 33 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.12%) Advertising
4 7 (2.12%) Front Office
5 6 (1.82%) Games
6 5 (1.52%) Retail
7 4 (1.21%) Interactive Media
8 3 (0.91%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 250 (75.76%) Developer
2 47 (14.24%) Web Developer
3 45 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 42 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 30 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 26 (7.88%) UI Developer
8 22 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.67%) HTML Developer
9 20 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.55%) PHP Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Architect
11 13 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (3.64%) Designer
12 12 (3.64%) GIS Developer
13 11 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 11 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
14 9 (2.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (65.45%) HTML
2 190 (57.58%) CSS
3 128 (38.79%) AngularJS
4 108 (32.73%) jQuery
5 106 (32.12%) HTML5
6 88 (26.67%) .NET
7 77 (23.33%) CSS3
8 76 (23.03%) Web Services
9 66 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 41 (12.42%) REST
11 40 (12.12%) .NET Framework
12 39 (11.82%) React
13 36 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (10.30%) RESTful
15 33 (10.00%) JSON
16 32 (9.70%) XML
17 31 (9.39%) Spring
18 30 (9.09%) Backbone.js
19 29 (8.79%) Entity Framework
20 25 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.03%) User Experience
2 21 (6.36%) iPad
3 10 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.12%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) VLE
11 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.61%) iPhone
11 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Statistics
11 2 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.30%) Linux
2 22 (6.67%) Windows
3 16 (4.85%) Mac OS X
3 16 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.55%) Unix
5 11 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.30%) MVC
3 53 (16.06%) TDD
4 51 (15.45%) Scrum
5 45 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (12.42%) OO
7 38 (11.52%) Front End Development
7 38 (11.52%) Web Development
8 31 (9.39%) Open Source
8 31 (9.39%) Unit Testing
9 30 (9.09%) SDLC
10 29 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.45%) Project Management
12 18 (5.45%) Waterfall
13 15 (4.55%) Content Management
13 15 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.24%) Migration
15 13 (3.94%) ITIL
15 13 (3.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 87 (26.36%) Java
2 77 (23.33%) C#
3 54 (16.36%) SQL
4 27 (8.18%) Python
5 23 (6.97%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.36%) PHP
7 18 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.03%) Ruby
9 9 (2.73%) ES6
9 9 (2.73%) PHP 5
9 9 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.52%) Clojure
11 4 (1.21%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.21%) JSX
11 4 (1.21%) LotusScript
11 4 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.21%) VB
11 4 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.91%) Jython
13 2 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.12%) Degree
4 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.21%) ISEB
5 4 (1.21%) MCITP
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) CCNP
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.15%) QA
2 4 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.61%) Docker
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.12%) Kibana
1 7 (2.12%) logstash
1 7 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.82%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.21%) SCCM
3 4 (1.21%) WSUS
4 2 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.61%) Control-M
4 2 (0.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.61%) Puppet
4 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.18%) Oracle
3 16 (4.85%) ESRI
4 10 (3.03%) HP
5 9 (2.73%) VMware
6 8 (2.42%) Adobe
7 7 (2.12%) Citrix
7 7 (2.12%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.82%) Kony
9 5 (1.52%) Twitter
10 4 (1.21%) CA
10 4 (1.21%) Cisco
10 4 (1.21%) Lotus
10 4 (1.21%) Symantec
10 4 (1.21%) Zend
11 3 (0.91%) Facebook
11 3 (0.91%) IBM
11 3 (0.91%) Sybase
12 2 (0.61%) BMC
12 2 (0.61%) Dell
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