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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 235 224 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.37% 6.85% 8.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.64% 22.20% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 115 115
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.84 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.73% +8.33%
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
882 1009 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.91% 30.88% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 528 585
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 127 £350 - 34
Glasgow +8 62 £335 +3.07% 22
Renfrewshire +15 29 £300 -6.97% 4
Aberdeen +7 8 £350 -24.32%
Aberdeenshire - 3 £293 - 1
West Lothian +3 2 £375 +19.04% 3
Fife +1 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 223 (49.89%) HTML
2 219 (48.99%) Java
3 194 (43.40%) CSS
4 193 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (32.21%) C#
6 140 (31.32%) jQuery
7 136 (30.43%) Python
8 130 (29.08%) Scrum
9 128 (28.64%) AngularJS
10 127 (28.41%) .NET
11 98 (21.92%) SQL
12 90 (20.13%) Web Development
13 87 (19.46%) GeoServer
14 86 (19.24%) SQL Server
15 85 (19.02%) PostGIS
16 84 (18.79%) OpenLayers
17 80 (17.90%) Web Services
17 80 (17.90%) GIS
18 79 (17.67%) Jenkins
19 78 (17.45%) ESRI
20 76 (17.00%) JIRA
20 76 (17.00%) Leaflet
21 75 (16.78%) Open Source
21 75 (16.78%) TDD
21 75 (16.78%) ASP.NET
22 70 (15.66%) User Experience
23 67 (14.99%) HTML5
24 64 (14.32%) REST
24 64 (14.32%) Security Cleared
25 63 (14.09%) XML

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 87 (19.46%) GeoServer
2 37 (8.28%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.37%) JBoss
4 23 (5.15%) IIS
5 15 (3.36%) CMS
5 15 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.68%) Apache
8 11 (2.46%) OpenStack
9 10 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.34%) Drupal
10 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.12%) ArcGIS
11 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.89%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.67%) Confluence
13 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.67%) lighttpd
13 3 (0.67%) nginx
13 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.22%) InDesign
3 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) KANA IQ
2 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.79%) Office 365
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.45%) iTunes
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.36%) HTTP
2 13 (2.91%) DNS
2 13 (2.91%) SSL
3 11 (2.46%) Firewall
4 10 (2.24%) SAN
4 10 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.01%) Network Security
6 6 (1.34%) FTP
6 6 (1.34%) Internet
6 6 (1.34%) LDAP
7 5 (1.12%) SMTP
7 5 (1.12%) SNMP
8 4 (0.89%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.89%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.89%) NAS
8 4 (0.89%) SSH
9 3 (0.67%) DHCP
9 3 (0.67%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.67%) IPv4
9 3 (0.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 80 (17.90%) GIS
3 43 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.47%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.58%) Spatial Data
7 9 (2.01%) QGIS
8 8 (1.79%) MySQL
8 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.89%) DB2
12 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.67%) Big Data
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 79 (17.67%) Jenkins
2 76 (17.00%) JIRA
3 61 (13.65%) Maven
4 58 (12.98%) Cucumber
5 56 (12.53%) Gradle
6 51 (11.41%) JBehave
6 51 (11.41%) Selenium
7 43 (9.62%) Artifactory
8 38 (8.50%) Git (software)
9 32 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (6.71%) Visual Studio
11 28 (6.26%) Subversion
12 21 (4.70%) Jasmine
13 18 (4.03%) Grunt
14 17 (3.80%) HP UFT
14 17 (3.80%) Hudson
15 15 (3.36%) Bower
16 13 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
17 8 (1.79%) SoapUI
18 7 (1.57%) gulp
General
1 50 (11.19%) Finance
2 20 (4.47%) Banking
3 4 (0.89%) Marketing
4 3 (0.67%) Retail
5 2 (0.45%) Front Office
5 2 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.22%) Automotive
6 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 325 (72.71%) Developer
2 60 (13.42%) GIS Developer
2 60 (13.42%) Web Developer
3 42 (9.40%) Java Developer
4 37 (8.28%) .NET Developer
4 37 (8.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (6.04%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 22 (4.92%) Applications Developer
9 18 (4.03%) UI Developer
10 15 (3.36%) GIS Web Developer
11 14 (3.13%) SharePoint Engineer
12 13 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.68%) Analyst
13 12 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (2.68%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (2.46%) SQL Developer
14 11 (2.46%) Test Analyst
15 10 (2.24%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (49.89%) HTML
2 194 (43.40%) CSS
3 140 (31.32%) jQuery
4 128 (28.64%) AngularJS
5 127 (28.41%) .NET
6 85 (19.02%) PostGIS
7 84 (18.79%) OpenLayers
8 80 (17.90%) Web Services
9 76 (17.00%) Leaflet
10 75 (16.78%) ASP.NET
11 67 (14.99%) HTML5
12 64 (14.32%) REST
13 63 (14.09%) XML
14 47 (10.51%) Sass
15 46 (10.29%) CSS3
15 46 (10.29%) Node.js
16 31 (6.94%) React
17 30 (6.71%) .NET Framework
18 28 (6.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (6.04%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.66%) User Experience
2 22 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.13%) iPad
5 13 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.24%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.12%) Animation
9 5 (1.12%) Apple TV
9 5 (1.12%) iPhone
10 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) PKI
11 3 (0.67%) Replication
11 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.45%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.45%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.84%) Linux
2 31 (6.94%) Windows
3 26 (5.82%) Unix
4 14 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.57%) Android
9 6 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.12%) AIX
10 5 (1.12%) Debian
10 5 (1.12%) SUSE
11 3 (0.67%) HPUX
11 3 (0.67%) Solaris
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (29.08%) Scrum
3 90 (20.13%) Web Development
4 75 (16.78%) Open Source
4 75 (16.78%) TDD
5 58 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (12.30%) MVC
7 52 (11.63%) BDD
7 52 (11.63%) SDLC
8 51 (11.41%) Front End Development
9 40 (8.95%) Unit Testing
10 32 (7.16%) ITIL
10 32 (7.16%) Kanban
11 29 (6.49%) Workflow
12 28 (6.26%) Test Scripting
13 27 (6.04%) CRM
14 26 (5.82%) Migration
15 23 (5.15%) OO
16 21 (4.70%) OOD
17 20 (4.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 219 (48.99%) Java
2 144 (32.21%) C#
3 136 (30.43%) Python
4 98 (21.92%) SQL
5 41 (9.17%) PHP
6 38 (8.50%) VB
7 33 (7.38%) PowerShell
8 30 (6.71%) Perl
9 20 (4.47%) VB.NET
10 19 (4.25%) C
10 19 (4.25%) C++
11 18 (4.03%) CoffeeScript
12 17 (3.80%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.68%) VBA
14 11 (2.46%) VB6
15 10 (2.24%) ES6
15 10 (2.24%) Ruby
15 10 (2.24%) VBScript
16 8 (1.79%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 64 (14.32%) Security Cleared
2 52 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 37 (8.28%) Degree
4 24 (5.37%) ISTQB
5 22 (4.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 19 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.80%) ISEB
8 14 (3.13%) MCSE
9 13 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.57%) MCSD
11 4 (0.89%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.89%) CCNA
12 3 (0.67%) MCITP
13 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.45%) MCP
14 1 (0.22%) MCTS
14 1 (0.22%) OCA
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.71%) WCAG
2 23 (5.15%) QA
3 9 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.89%) SLA
5 2 (0.45%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.79%) Docker
1 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.57%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.22%) SRDF
4 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (10.07%) Ansible
2 13 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.91%) Puppet
3 8 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.34%) CA Wily
5 5 (1.12%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (1.12%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.89%) vRealize
7 3 (0.67%) Cacti
7 3 (0.67%) Munin
7 3 (0.67%) Nagios
7 3 (0.67%) SCCM
8 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.45%) rkt
8 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.45%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (17.45%) ESRI
2 51 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.19%) HP
4 48 (10.74%) Oracle
5 22 (4.92%) VMware
6 13 (2.91%) Nintex
7 11 (2.46%) CA
7 11 (2.46%) ILOG
7 11 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.12%) Adobe
8 5 (1.12%) Apple
8 5 (1.12%) BMC
8 5 (1.12%) Dell
8 5 (1.12%) Google
8 5 (1.12%) IBM
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco
10 3 (0.67%) Lotus
10 3 (0.67%) Pega
10 3 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.45%) Splunk
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