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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 219 195 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.24% 7.38% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.67% 19.29% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 88
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£350 £325 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
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
966 1011 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.93% 38.25% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 569 515
Average daily rate £375 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 22
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.95 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.35 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 111 £350 +7.69% 37
Glasgow -7 67 £350 - 37
Stirling +1 9 £400 +37.93% 1
Highlands - 5 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £450 -
Fife - 3 £338 -
Dundee +1 2 £248 -1.00% 1
West Lothian -6 2 £288 -28.12% 3
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (67.10%) HTML
2 287 (62.12%) CSS
3 156 (33.77%) jQuery
4 153 (33.12%) SQL
4 153 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (32.90%) Java
6 147 (31.82%) .NET
7 121 (26.19%) HTML5
8 119 (25.76%) C#
9 108 (23.38%) ASP.NET
9 108 (23.38%) SQL Server
10 96 (20.78%) AngularJS
11 91 (19.70%) MVC
12 89 (19.26%) Finance
13 84 (18.18%) Banking
14 80 (17.32%) CSS3
15 75 (16.23%) XML
16 73 (15.80%) OO
17 71 (15.37%) Oracle
18 64 (13.85%) TDD
19 61 (13.20%) Spring
20 57 (12.34%) JSP
20 57 (12.34%) Unit Testing
21 56 (12.12%) Ajax
22 54 (11.69%) Web Services
23 53 (11.47%) .NET Framework
24 46 (9.96%) Relational Database
25 43 (9.31%) Web Development
26 42 (9.09%) Hibernate
26 42 (9.09%) UNIX

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (8.44%) CMS
2 31 (6.71%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.76%) Apache
4 20 (4.33%) WordPress
5 16 (3.46%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.81%) Apache Pig
6 13 (2.81%) FileNet
7 11 (2.38%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.16%) JBoss
8 10 (2.16%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.95%) Node.js
9 9 (1.95%) nginx
10 7 (1.52%) Drupal
10 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.43%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.43%) 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%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.81%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (2.81%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.93%) HTTP
2 13 (2.81%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.73%) Intranet
4 7 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.87%) Extranet
5 4 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) SSL
6 2 (0.43%) Firewall
6 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.43%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) IPv4
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.96%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (5.84%) MySQL
5 23 (4.98%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 14 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 13 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.95%) MS Access
12 8 (1.73%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.65%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 37 (8.01%) Selenium
2 27 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 26 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 25 (5.41%) Maven
5 21 (4.55%) JUnit
5 21 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 20 (4.33%) Grunt
6 20 (4.33%) Subversion
7 18 (3.90%) JIRA
8 16 (3.46%) Jenkins
9 15 (3.25%) CruiseControl
9 15 (3.25%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.03%) WebDriver
10 14 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.81%) Ant
12 12 (2.60%) Hudson
13 10 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.52%) Bower
14 7 (1.52%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.30%) NUnit
General
1 89 (19.26%) Finance
2 84 (18.18%) Banking
3 19 (4.11%) Retail
4 13 (2.81%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.16%) Front Office
6 9 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.30%) Marketing
8 3 (0.65%) Back Office
8 3 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 379 (82.03%) Developer
2 73 (15.80%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.99%) Front-End Developer
4 58 (12.55%) .NET Developer
5 48 (10.39%) Web Developer
6 37 (8.01%) Senior Developer
7 34 (7.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (4.33%) Software Developer
9 14 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (2.81%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (2.81%) PHP Developer
11 12 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (2.38%) Designer
12 11 (2.38%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.16%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.16%) Development Specialist
13 10 (2.16%) Analyst
13 10 (2.16%) Front-End Web Developer
14 9 (1.95%) UI Programmer
14 9 (1.95%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (67.10%) HTML
2 287 (62.12%) CSS
3 156 (33.77%) jQuery
4 147 (31.82%) .NET
5 121 (26.19%) HTML5
6 108 (23.38%) ASP.NET
7 96 (20.78%) AngularJS
8 80 (17.32%) CSS3
9 75 (16.23%) XML
10 61 (13.20%) Spring
11 57 (12.34%) JSP
12 56 (12.12%) Ajax
13 54 (11.69%) Web Services
14 53 (11.47%) .NET Framework
15 42 (9.09%) Hibernate
15 42 (9.09%) J2EE
16 38 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (7.58%) JSON
18 31 (6.71%) Backbone.js
19 26 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.41%) User Experience
2 20 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.60%) Open Source
5 8 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.08%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.87%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.87%) Social Network
8 4 (0.87%) Social Media
9 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.43%) W3C
10 2 (0.43%) NHS
10 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.43%) GIS
10 2 (0.43%) Informatics
10 2 (0.43%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.09%) UNIX
2 36 (7.79%) Linux
3 28 (6.06%) Windows
4 12 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.60%) Android
5 9 (1.95%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) OS/2
8 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.70%) MVC
3 73 (15.80%) OO
4 64 (13.85%) TDD
5 57 (12.34%) Unit Testing
6 43 (9.31%) Web Development
7 36 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (7.58%) Scrum
9 30 (6.49%) Test Automation
10 25 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (4.98%) OOD
12 21 (4.55%) Web Application Development
13 20 (4.33%) BDD
14 17 (3.68%) Software Engineering
15 16 (3.46%) UML
15 16 (3.46%) SOA
15 16 (3.46%) Web Design
16 15 (3.25%) Mentoring
16 15 (3.25%) Migration
16 15 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 153 (33.12%) SQL
2 152 (32.90%) Java
3 119 (25.76%) C#
4 39 (8.44%) PHP
5 36 (7.79%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.19%) Perl
7 23 (4.98%) Python
7 23 (4.98%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.11%) VBA
9 17 (3.68%) VBScript
10 15 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.03%) VB
12 10 (2.16%) PHP5
13 9 (1.95%) Ruby
14 8 (1.73%) C++
15 6 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.08%) Groovy
16 5 (1.08%) XPath
16 5 (1.08%) Jython
16 5 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (6.49%) Degree
2 23 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.08%) MCSE
7 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.65%) MCSD
9 2 (0.43%) CCNP
9 2 (0.43%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) MCTS
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.43%) HL7
2 1 (0.22%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.43%) Nessus
2 2 (0.43%) Nmap
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool
3 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 71 (15.37%) Oracle
2 38 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.16%) Adobe
3 10 (2.16%) Lotus
3 10 (2.16%) Sybase
4 9 (1.95%) IBM
5 8 (1.73%) HP
6 6 (1.30%) VMware
7 4 (0.87%) Cognos
8 3 (0.65%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.65%) Veeam
8 3 (0.65%) Google
8 3 (0.65%) CA
9 2 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.22%) PayPal
10 1 (0.22%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.22%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.22%) Talend
10 1 (0.22%) Sencha
10 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
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