The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Lothian region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 4 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.68% 11.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.50% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 63.16% 36.11% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £401 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
Scotland

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the West Lothian region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the West Lothian region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Livingston +3 8 £375 -
JavaScript
Scotland

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Ajax
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) CSS3
3 11 (68.75%) Backbone.js
3 11 (68.75%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (68.75%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) QUnit
4 10 (62.50%) Jasmine
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
5 9 (56.25%) JSON
5 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
5 9 (56.25%) Maven
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
5 9 (56.25%) REST
6 8 (50.00%) Java
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (37.50%) TDD
8 6 (37.50%) JUnit
8 6 (37.50%) Durandal
9 4 (25.00%) Hudson
9 4 (25.00%) IBM
9 4 (25.00%) JSP
9 4 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) QUnit
1 10 (62.50%) Jasmine
2 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 6 (37.50%) JUnit
4 4 (25.00%) Hudson
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) User Experience Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Portal Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Ajax
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) HTML5
3 11 (68.75%) CSS3
3 11 (68.75%) Backbone.js
3 11 (68.75%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (68.75%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) JSON
4 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
5 6 (37.50%) Durandal
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) JSP
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
8 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM