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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK / Scotland
Rank 9 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 204 164 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.16% 6.43% 9.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.56% 18.96% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 91 138
Median daily rate £366 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.54%

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
768 865 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.80% 33.93% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 502 604
Median daily rate £363 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.00 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +13 106 £425 +13.33% 36
Glasgow +5 50 £350 +16.66% 14
Aberdeen - 18 £288 - 1
Stirling +12 11 £330 +19.02%
West Lothian +1 11 £375 - 2
Renfrewshire +18 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £270 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 272 (63.85%) HTML
2 251 (58.92%) CSS
3 208 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (35.68%) AngularJS
5 137 (32.16%) Java
6 130 (30.52%) jQuery
7 116 (27.23%) Scrum
8 114 (26.76%) .NET
9 107 (25.12%) Web Development
10 105 (24.65%) HTML5
11 99 (23.24%) C#
12 91 (21.36%) Python
13 86 (20.19%) ASP.NET
14 82 (19.25%) MVC
15 80 (18.78%) SQL Server
16 76 (17.84%) TDD
17 73 (17.14%) Finance
18 69 (16.20%) SQL
19 66 (15.49%) CSS3
19 66 (15.49%) Front End Development
20 63 (14.79%) User Experience
21 62 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 61 (14.32%) Node.js
23 59 (13.85%) JIRA
23 59 (13.85%) Web Services
24 55 (12.91%) BDD
25 52 (12.21%) React
26 49 (11.50%) Maven
27 48 (11.27%) ESRI
27 48 (11.27%) PostGIS

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 48 (11.27%) GeoServer
2 32 (7.51%) CMS
3 17 (3.99%) Apache
4 13 (3.05%) JBoss
5 9 (2.11%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.64%) Confluence
7 7 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.41%) IIS
8 6 (1.41%) WordPress
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.94%) Drupal
10 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.70%) Jadu
12 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.47%) Edge Animate
3 2 (0.47%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.35%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.17%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) Internet
2 8 (1.88%) Firewall
2 8 (1.88%) HTTP
3 7 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 6 (1.41%) NAS
4 6 (1.41%) SAN
5 2 (0.47%) Intranet
5 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) DHCP
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.15%) GIS
3 28 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.29%) MySQL
6 13 (3.05%) Spatial Data
7 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.94%) Big Data
10 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.70%) QGIS
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (13.85%) JIRA
2 49 (11.50%) Maven
3 46 (10.80%) Cucumber
4 39 (9.15%) Gradle
4 39 (9.15%) Jenkins
5 36 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 36 (8.45%) Selenium
6 35 (8.22%) JBehave
7 24 (5.63%) Jasmine
7 24 (5.63%) Visual Studio
8 23 (5.40%) Subversion
9 20 (4.69%) Artifactory
10 17 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (3.52%) Grunt
12 11 (2.58%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.88%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.17%) Ant
14 5 (1.17%) Bower
14 5 (1.17%) YouTrack
15 4 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (17.14%) Finance
2 17 (3.99%) Banking
3 14 (3.29%) Marketing
4 3 (0.70%) Legal
4 3 (0.70%) Publishing
5 2 (0.47%) Advertising
5 2 (0.47%) Law
5 2 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.23%) Automotive
6 1 (0.23%) Front Office
6 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 332 (77.93%) Developer
2 71 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 69 (16.20%) Web Developer
4 49 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 48 (11.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 47 (11.03%) .NET Developer
7 31 (7.28%) Angular Developer
7 31 (7.28%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.16%) C# Developer
8 22 (5.16%) UI Developer
9 21 (4.93%) Web Manager
10 20 (4.69%) GIS Developer
11 19 (4.46%) Python Developer
12 18 (4.23%) HTML Developer
13 17 (3.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 17 (3.99%) Production Manager
13 17 (3.99%) Web Production Manager
14 14 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
15 13 (3.05%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (63.85%) HTML
2 251 (58.92%) CSS
3 152 (35.68%) AngularJS
4 130 (30.52%) jQuery
5 114 (26.76%) .NET
6 105 (24.65%) HTML5
7 86 (20.19%) ASP.NET
8 66 (15.49%) CSS3
9 62 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 61 (14.32%) Node.js
11 59 (13.85%) Web Services
12 52 (12.21%) React
13 48 (11.27%) PostGIS
14 47 (11.03%) Leaflet
14 47 (11.03%) OpenLayers
15 46 (10.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (10.09%) .NET Framework
17 40 (9.39%) Sass
18 37 (8.69%) REST
19 27 (6.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.79%) User Experience
2 20 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.88%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.17%) Linked Data
8 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.94%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.70%) VLE
10 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.47%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.47%) Social Media
10 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.47%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.62%) Linux
2 12 (2.82%) Windows
3 7 (1.64%) Android
3 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.94%) Unix
5 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) CentOS
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (27.23%) Scrum
3 107 (25.12%) Web Development
4 82 (19.25%) MVC
5 76 (17.84%) TDD
6 66 (15.49%) Front End Development
7 55 (12.91%) BDD
8 45 (10.56%) Open Source
9 38 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (7.98%) OO
11 23 (5.40%) Kanban
11 23 (5.40%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (5.16%) ITIL
13 21 (4.93%) SDLC
14 19 (4.46%) Analytics
15 18 (4.23%) Unit Testing
16 17 (3.99%) Content Management
17 16 (3.76%) Microservices
17 16 (3.76%) Web Design
18 15 (3.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (32.16%) Java
2 99 (23.24%) C#
3 91 (21.36%) Python
4 69 (16.20%) SQL
5 27 (6.34%) PHP
6 17 (3.99%) C++
7 14 (3.29%) VB.NET
8 12 (2.82%) ES6
8 12 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.58%) C
10 10 (2.35%) VB
10 10 (2.35%) VBA
11 9 (2.11%) Jython
11 9 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.11%) VB6
12 8 (1.88%) Ruby
13 7 (1.64%) Perl
14 5 (1.17%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (8.92%) Degree
2 22 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) MCAD
5 3 (0.70%) MCSD
5 3 (0.70%) MCTS
6 1 (0.23%) HNC
6 1 (0.23%) HND
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.16%) QA
2 12 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (2.11%) WCAG
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) WAI
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.64%) Docker
2 6 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (5.40%) Ansible
2 19 (4.46%) Puppet
3 9 (2.11%) BladeLogic
3 9 (2.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 9 (2.11%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.17%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (11.27%) ESRI
2 38 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.23%) Adobe
4 17 (3.99%) Oracle
5 13 (3.05%) HP
6 10 (2.35%) Google
7 9 (2.11%) BMC
7 9 (2.11%) CA
7 9 (2.11%) Dell
7 9 (2.11%) ILOG
7 9 (2.11%) OpenText
8 8 (1.88%) Twitter
9 5 (1.17%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.17%) VMware
10 3 (0.70%) Alterian
10 3 (0.70%) Apple
11 2 (0.47%) Apigee
11 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago