The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 27 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 212 227 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.29% 7.79% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.50% 24.10% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 111 121
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.20 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +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
986 942 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.92% 32.33% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 496 593
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 94 £400 +6.66% 34
Glasgow +3 79 £328 +0.76% 29
Renfrewshire -18 27 £316 -29.72% 4
Fife +6 5 £269 -20.37% 2
Aberdeen +8 3 - - 2
West Lothian +7 1 £420 +46.08% 1
Stirling -9 1 £500 +25.00% 1
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 216 (54.00%) HTML
2 200 (50.00%) CSS
3 165 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (37.25%) Java
5 136 (34.00%) AngularJS
6 114 (28.50%) jQuery
7 109 (27.25%) .NET
8 100 (25.00%) C#
9 97 (24.25%) Python
10 91 (22.75%) SQL
10 91 (22.75%) HTML5
11 87 (21.75%) Web Services
12 81 (20.25%) Scrum
13 74 (18.50%) Web Development
14 73 (18.25%) SQL Server
15 69 (17.25%) Microsoft
16 66 (16.50%) ASP.NET
16 66 (16.50%) REST
17 65 (16.25%) MVC
18 63 (15.75%) TDD
19 60 (15.00%) CSS3
20 58 (14.50%) XML
21 57 (14.25%) Linux
22 56 (14.00%) Open Source
23 55 (13.75%) JIRA
23 55 (13.75%) PowerShell
24 54 (13.50%) Security Cleared
25 51 (12.75%) GIS
25 51 (12.75%) Finance
26 50 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (12.50%) GeoServer
2 49 (12.25%) Node.js
3 35 (8.75%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.25%) IIS
5 16 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.75%) Apache
7 11 (2.75%) NServiceBus
7 11 (2.75%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (2.50%) nginx
9 9 (2.25%) JBoss
9 9 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.75%) CMS
11 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.75%) Live Communications Server
11 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.75%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.75%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.75%) InDesign
5 2 (0.50%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) KANA IQ
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.00%) Office 365
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.50%) iTunes
3 2 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.00%) HTTP
2 20 (5.00%) DNS
3 15 (3.75%) Firewall
4 13 (3.25%) SAN
4 13 (3.25%) SSL
5 10 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.25%) iSCSI
6 9 (2.25%) NAS
7 8 (2.00%) HTTPS
7 8 (2.00%) Network Security
7 8 (2.00%) WAN
8 7 (1.75%) Internet
9 6 (1.50%) LDAP
10 5 (1.25%) FTP
10 5 (1.25%) SMTP
10 5 (1.25%) SNMP
11 4 (1.00%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.00%) Skype
11 4 (1.00%) SSH
12 3 (0.75%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.75%) GIS
3 50 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.25%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.75%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.75%) QGIS
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.00%) DB2
10 4 (1.00%) MySQL
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.25%) HBase
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (13.75%) JIRA
2 49 (12.25%) Jenkins
3 43 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 43 (10.75%) Maven
4 38 (9.50%) Selenium
5 35 (8.75%) Gradle
6 34 (8.50%) Cucumber
6 34 (8.50%) Subversion
7 32 (8.00%) JBehave
8 22 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (5.50%) Visual Studio
9 17 (4.25%) Hudson
10 16 (4.00%) gulp
10 16 (4.00%) Jasmine
11 14 (3.50%) Artifactory
12 13 (3.25%) Grunt
12 13 (3.25%) HP UFT
13 10 (2.50%) Bower
13 10 (2.50%) JUnit
14 8 (2.00%) NetBeans
General
1 51 (12.75%) Finance
2 25 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (1.75%) Front Office
4 2 (0.50%) Games
4 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.25%) Advertising
5 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.25%) Marketing
5 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 281 (70.25%) Developer
2 44 (11.00%) GIS Developer
3 42 (10.50%) Web Developer
4 38 (9.50%) .NET Developer
5 36 (9.00%) Java Developer
6 29 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 27 (6.75%) UI Developer
8 25 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 22 (5.50%) C# Developer
11 20 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.25%) SharePoint Engineer
13 13 (3.25%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.00%) Architect
14 12 (3.00%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.75%) iOS Developer
16 10 (2.50%) HTML Developer
16 10 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (54.00%) HTML
2 200 (50.00%) CSS
3 136 (34.00%) AngularJS
4 114 (28.50%) jQuery
5 109 (27.25%) .NET
6 91 (22.75%) HTML5
7 87 (21.75%) Web Services
8 66 (16.50%) ASP.NET
8 66 (16.50%) REST
9 60 (15.00%) CSS3
10 58 (14.50%) XML
11 50 (12.50%) PostGIS
12 48 (12.00%) OpenLayers
13 47 (11.75%) React
14 42 (10.50%) Leaflet
15 38 (9.50%) RESTful
16 35 (8.75%) .NET Framework
17 31 (7.75%) Sass
18 29 (7.25%) SOAP
19 28 (7.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.50%) User Experience
2 32 (8.00%) iPad
3 16 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.00%) iPhone
8 7 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.25%) Animation
9 5 (1.25%) Apple TV
9 5 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) PKI
10 3 (0.75%) Replication
10 3 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.25%) Linux
2 42 (10.50%) Windows
3 30 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 28 (7.00%) Unix
5 22 (5.50%) Mac OS X
6 19 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.25%) Apple iOS
8 15 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.25%) Android
10 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.25%) Debian
11 5 (1.25%) SUSE
12 4 (1.00%) AIX
13 2 (0.50%) HPUX
13 2 (0.50%) Solaris
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.25%) Scrum
3 74 (18.50%) Web Development
4 65 (16.25%) MVC
5 63 (15.75%) TDD
6 56 (14.00%) Open Source
7 50 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (12.50%) SDLC
8 45 (11.25%) OO
9 44 (11.00%) Unit Testing
10 39 (9.75%) Front End Development
11 32 (8.00%) BDD
12 27 (6.75%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.75%) Migration
13 26 (6.50%) Software Engineering
14 23 (5.75%) Service Design
15 22 (5.50%) CRM
15 22 (5.50%) OOD
15 22 (5.50%) Waterfall
16 21 (5.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (37.25%) Java
2 100 (25.00%) C#
3 97 (24.25%) Python
4 91 (22.75%) SQL
5 55 (13.75%) PowerShell
6 35 (8.75%) PHP
7 24 (6.00%) Perl
8 18 (4.50%) VB
9 17 (4.25%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.25%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (3.25%) Jython
10 13 (3.25%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.00%) Ruby
12 11 (2.75%) ES6
13 10 (2.50%) Apple Swift
13 10 (2.50%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.25%) Bash Shell
15 8 (2.00%) C
16 7 (1.75%) PHP 5
17 6 (1.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 54 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.25%) ISTQB
5 20 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 17 (4.25%) Degree
7 16 (4.00%) ISEB
8 14 (3.50%) MCSE
9 13 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.75%) MCITP
11 7 (1.75%) MCSD
12 6 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.00%) BC Cleared
13 4 (1.00%) CCNA
14 1 (0.25%) CCNP
14 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.25%) MCP
14 1 (0.25%) OCA
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.00%) QA
2 10 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.50%) WCAG
3 9 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.75%) Docker
5 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.25%) SRDF
6 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (4.50%) Puppet
2 13 (3.25%) Ansible
2 13 (3.25%) BladeLogic
3 12 (3.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 12 (3.00%) SCOrch
4 8 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.75%) SCCM
6 6 (1.50%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.25%) logstash
7 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.00%) vRealize
8 4 (1.00%) WSUS
9 3 (0.75%) Cacti
9 3 (0.75%) Kibana
9 3 (0.75%) Munin
9 3 (0.75%) Nagios
10 2 (0.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 69 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.25%) HP
3 40 (10.00%) ESRI
4 32 (8.00%) Oracle
5 26 (6.50%) VMware
6 18 (4.50%) CA
7 13 (3.25%) Dell
8 12 (3.00%) BMC
9 11 (2.75%) Pega
10 10 (2.50%) Xamarin
11 9 (2.25%) Nintex
12 8 (2.00%) Adobe
12 8 (2.00%) Cisco
12 8 (2.00%) Citrix
12 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.75%) Kony
14 6 (1.50%) IBM
15 5 (1.25%) Apple
16 4 (1.00%) Sybase
16 4 (1.00%) Symantec
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