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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 251 192 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.37% 8.58% 6.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.39% 24.21% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 106 86
Average daily rate
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£375 £309 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £31.25 £24.69 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -41.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.51 £38.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £32.50 £118.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
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
1029 793 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.40% 35.43% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 400 422
Average daily rate £375 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.00 £128.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 +2 120 £388 +29.16% 37
Glasgow +1 93 £350 +16.66% 54
Dundee +4 4 £325 +18.18% 1
Fife - 4 £255 -
Renfrewshire -16 3 £330 -7.04%
West Lothian -10 1 £275 -33.73% 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 6
Falkirk - - - -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 316 (69.76%) HTML
2 290 (64.02%) CSS
3 168 (37.09%) jQuery
4 162 (35.76%) .NET
5 160 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (30.68%) C#
7 136 (30.02%) HTML5
8 132 (29.14%) Java
9 123 (27.15%) SQL
10 116 (25.61%) SQL Server
11 108 (23.84%) ASP.NET
11 108 (23.84%) MVC
12 106 (23.40%) Finance
13 89 (19.65%) Banking
13 89 (19.65%) XML
14 84 (18.54%) CSS3
15 81 (17.88%) AngularJS
16 73 (16.11%) Oracle
17 65 (14.35%) TDD
18 63 (13.91%) OO
19 56 (12.36%) .NET Framework
20 55 (12.14%) Ajax
21 54 (11.92%) Relational Database
22 53 (11.70%) Web Services
23 49 (10.82%) Spring
23 49 (10.82%) Backbone.js
24 48 (10.60%) Unit Testing
24 48 (10.60%) PL/SQL
24 48 (10.60%) HTTP
25 47 (10.38%) JSP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.17%) CMS
3 19 (4.19%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.97%) Apache
5 16 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.31%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (2.21%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.21%) FileNet
9 7 (1.55%) WordPress
10 6 (1.32%) Node.js
10 6 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.32%) nginx
10 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.32%) JBoss
11 5 (1.10%) Drupal
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.22%) InDesign
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.44%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.60%) HTTP
2 23 (5.08%) HTTPS
3 12 (2.65%) Intranet
4 5 (1.10%) Extranet
5 4 (0.88%) Network Security
5 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.44%) AMQP
6 2 (0.44%) SAN
6 2 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) IPv4
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.92%) Relational Database
3 42 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (6.84%) RDBMS
5 18 (3.97%) MySQL
6 14 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.43%) DB2
9 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.99%) MS Access
11 6 (1.32%) IDOL
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.44%) Big Data
14 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (6.40%) Selenium
2 28 (6.18%) Jasmine
3 25 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.64%) Cucumber
5 20 (4.42%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.19%) Maven
6 19 (4.19%) Grunt
7 18 (3.97%) CruiseControl
8 13 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.65%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.65%) JUnit
10 11 (2.43%) RSpec
11 9 (1.99%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.77%) Subversion
13 7 (1.55%) PVCS
13 7 (1.55%) Hudson
14 6 (1.32%) JIRA
15 5 (1.10%) NUnit
15 5 (1.10%) Ant
15 5 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 106 (23.40%) Finance
2 89 (19.65%) Banking
3 20 (4.42%) Front Office
4 10 (2.21%) Retail
4 10 (2.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 386 (85.21%) Developer
2 70 (15.45%) .NET Developer
3 61 (13.47%) Java Developer
4 56 (12.36%) Front-End Developer
5 46 (10.15%) Web Developer
6 37 (8.17%) Senior Developer
7 34 (7.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 21 (4.64%) UI Developer
9 21 (4.64%) UI Programmer
10 20 (4.42%) SharePoint Developer
11 17 (3.75%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.31%) Programmer
12 15 (3.31%) Development Specialist
13 13 (2.87%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 12 (2.65%) Front-End Web Developer
14 12 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (2.21%) SQL Developer
16 9 (1.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (69.76%) HTML
2 290 (64.02%) CSS
3 168 (37.09%) jQuery
4 162 (35.76%) .NET
5 136 (30.02%) HTML5
6 108 (23.84%) ASP.NET
7 89 (19.65%) XML
8 84 (18.54%) CSS3
9 81 (17.88%) AngularJS
10 56 (12.36%) .NET Framework
11 55 (12.14%) Ajax
12 53 (11.70%) Web Services
13 49 (10.82%) Spring
13 49 (10.82%) Backbone.js
14 47 (10.38%) JSP
15 38 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
17 35 (7.73%) REST
17 35 (7.73%) JSON
18 33 (7.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.74%) User Experience
2 17 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.77%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.32%) Open Source
6 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.10%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.88%) Social Network
8 4 (0.88%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.88%) Derivative
9 3 (0.66%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.66%) NHS
9 3 (0.66%) Social Media
10 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.44%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.44%) Informatics
10 2 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.27%) UNIX
2 33 (7.28%) Linux
3 32 (7.06%) Windows
4 11 (2.43%) Android
5 10 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.44%) AIX
8 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (23.84%) MVC
3 65 (14.35%) TDD
4 63 (13.91%) OO
5 48 (10.60%) Unit Testing
6 41 (9.05%) Web Development
7 35 (7.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 31 (6.84%) Scrum
9 27 (5.96%) Web Design
10 23 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (4.64%) Test Automation
12 20 (4.42%) Web Application Development
13 16 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (3.53%) BDD
13 16 (3.53%) SOA
14 15 (3.31%) OOD
15 14 (3.09%) Migration
15 14 (3.09%) Document Management
16 12 (2.65%) Time Management
17 10 (2.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 139 (30.68%) C#
2 132 (29.14%) Java
3 123 (27.15%) SQL
4 48 (10.60%) PL/SQL
5 41 (9.05%) Perl
6 33 (7.28%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.30%) PHP
8 23 (5.08%) VBA
9 22 (4.86%) VBScript
10 18 (3.97%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.75%) Ruby
12 11 (2.43%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (1.99%) C++
14 8 (1.77%) Python
15 7 (1.55%) VB
16 6 (1.32%) PHP5
16 6 (1.32%) XPath
17 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.88%) Groovy
17 4 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (6.62%) Degree
2 18 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.44%) CCNP
6 2 (0.44%) CCNA
6 2 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.10%) WCAG
2 3 (0.66%) WAI
2 3 (0.66%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) HL7
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool
3 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 73 (16.11%) Oracle
2 41 (9.05%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.97%) Sybase
4 10 (2.21%) Lotus
5 7 (1.55%) HP
6 6 (1.32%) Meridio
7 4 (0.88%) Cognos
7 4 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.88%) IBM
8 3 (0.66%) VMware
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe
8 3 (0.66%) CA
8 3 (0.66%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.66%) Twitter
8 3 (0.66%) Ektron
9 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.44%) Citrix
9 2 (0.44%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.22%) Google
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