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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 230 151 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.78% 5.31% 8.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.35% 17.34% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 95 156
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
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
841 871 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.08% 30.63% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 505 655
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £239 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% +50.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 111 £413 +20.43% 38
Glasgow +18 59 £365 +17.74% 18
Aberdeen - 22 £289 -
Renfrewshire +6 13 £410 +2.50%
Stirling +10 12 £331 -30.42%
West Lothian 0 5 £344 -8.33% 1
Dundee +2 3 £270 -10.00% 2
South Ayrshire - 2 £325 -
North Lanarkshire +8 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 268 (58.26%) HTML
2 241 (52.39%) CSS
3 220 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (40.00%) Java
5 157 (34.13%) AngularJS
6 144 (31.30%) jQuery
7 135 (29.35%) Scrum
8 127 (27.61%) .NET
9 121 (26.30%) C#
10 117 (25.43%) Python
11 106 (23.04%) Web Development
12 99 (21.52%) HTML5
13 91 (19.78%) SQL Server
14 90 (19.57%) ASP.NET
15 84 (18.26%) TDD
16 82 (17.83%) MVC
17 75 (16.30%) User Experience
18 74 (16.09%) JIRA
19 73 (15.87%) GeoServer
20 72 (15.65%) PostGIS
20 72 (15.65%) ESRI
20 72 (15.65%) SQL
21 71 (15.43%) OpenLayers
22 70 (15.22%) Leaflet
22 70 (15.22%) CSS3
23 69 (15.00%) Web Services
24 68 (14.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 66 (14.35%) Open Source
26 64 (13.91%) Maven
27 63 (13.70%) Finance

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 73 (15.87%) GeoServer
2 33 (7.17%) CMS
3 20 (4.35%) JBoss
4 17 (3.70%) Apache
5 10 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.74%) IIS
8 7 (1.52%) Drupal
8 7 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.09%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.09%) WordPress
10 4 (0.87%) Confluence
10 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.65%) Jadu
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.43%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.39%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.74%) Firewall
1 8 (1.74%) Internet
1 8 (1.74%) SAN
2 7 (1.52%) HTTP
2 7 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.30%) iSCSI
3 6 (1.30%) NAS
4 2 (0.43%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 59 (12.83%) GIS
3 34 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.61%) Spatial Data
6 11 (2.39%) MySQL
7 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.87%) Big Data
10 4 (0.87%) QGIS
10 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.43%) DB2
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 74 (16.09%) JIRA
2 64 (13.91%) Maven
3 63 (13.70%) Cucumber
4 54 (11.74%) Gradle
5 52 (11.30%) Jenkins
6 51 (11.09%) JBehave
7 50 (10.87%) Selenium
8 35 (7.61%) Artifactory
9 32 (6.96%) Git (software)
10 27 (5.87%) Jasmine
10 27 (5.87%) Visual Studio
11 21 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (3.26%) Grunt
13 14 (3.04%) Karma Test Runner
13 14 (3.04%) Subversion
14 10 (2.17%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.52%) JSUnit
15 7 (1.52%) WebDriver
16 6 (1.30%) YouTrack
17 5 (1.09%) HP UFT
General
1 63 (13.70%) Finance
2 21 (4.57%) Banking
3 14 (3.04%) Marketing
4 3 (0.65%) Publishing
5 2 (0.43%) Advertising
5 2 (0.43%) Front Office
5 2 (0.43%) Law
5 2 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.22%) Automotive
6 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 351 (76.30%) Developer
2 72 (15.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 70 (15.22%) Web Developer
4 53 (11.52%) .NET Developer
5 46 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 40 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 32 (6.96%) GIS Developer
8 26 (5.65%) UI Developer
9 25 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.57%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.35%) HTML Developer
12 19 (4.13%) Python Developer
12 19 (4.13%) Web Manager
13 17 (3.70%) Applications Developer
14 16 (3.48%) Angular Developer
15 15 (3.26%) Designer
15 15 (3.26%) Production Manager
15 15 (3.26%) SQL Developer
15 15 (3.26%) Web Production Manager
16 14 (3.04%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (58.26%) HTML
2 241 (52.39%) CSS
3 157 (34.13%) AngularJS
4 144 (31.30%) jQuery
5 127 (27.61%) .NET
6 99 (21.52%) HTML5
7 90 (19.57%) ASP.NET
8 72 (15.65%) PostGIS
9 71 (15.43%) OpenLayers
10 70 (15.22%) CSS3
10 70 (15.22%) Leaflet
11 69 (15.00%) Web Services
12 68 (14.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (10.87%) React
14 47 (10.22%) Node.js
15 44 (9.57%) .NET Framework
16 42 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (9.13%) REST
17 35 (7.61%) Sass
18 32 (6.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.30%) User Experience
2 29 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.39%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.09%) Linked Data
8 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.65%) VLE
10 2 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.43%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.43%) Social Media
10 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.43%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.04%) Linux
2 16 (3.48%) Windows
3 10 (2.17%) Unix
4 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.87%) Android
6 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (29.35%) Scrum
3 106 (23.04%) Web Development
4 84 (18.26%) TDD
5 82 (17.83%) MVC
6 66 (14.35%) Open Source
7 59 (12.83%) Front End Development
8 56 (12.17%) BDD
9 51 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (8.04%) ITIL
11 32 (6.96%) SDLC
12 30 (6.52%) OO
13 26 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (5.22%) Release Management
15 23 (5.00%) Analytics
15 23 (5.00%) Unit Testing
16 22 (4.78%) Kanban
17 21 (4.57%) Test Scripting
18 20 (4.35%) Content Management
18 20 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 184 (40.00%) Java
2 121 (26.30%) C#
3 117 (25.43%) Python
4 72 (15.65%) SQL
5 31 (6.74%) PHP
6 25 (5.43%) C++
7 24 (5.22%) VB.NET
8 23 (5.00%) VB
9 17 (3.70%) VBA
10 16 (3.48%) C
11 15 (3.26%) VB6
12 10 (2.17%) ES6
12 10 (2.17%) Perl
12 10 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.96%) Jython
14 8 (1.74%) Ruby
15 7 (1.52%) VBScript
16 4 (0.87%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (10.43%) Degree
2 39 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (1.09%) ISEB
6 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.65%) MCAD
8 3 (0.65%) MCSD
8 3 (0.65%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) HNC
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.78%) WCAG
2 21 (4.57%) QA
3 13 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.43%) WAI
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.74%) Docker
2 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (8.04%) Ansible
2 16 (3.48%) Puppet
3 9 (1.96%) BladeLogic
3 9 (1.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 9 (1.96%) SCOrch
4 8 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.30%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.22%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 72 (15.65%) ESRI
2 44 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.30%) Oracle
4 25 (5.43%) HP
5 15 (3.26%) ILOG
6 14 (3.04%) Adobe
7 11 (2.39%) Google
8 10 (2.17%) CA
9 9 (1.96%) BMC
9 9 (1.96%) Dell
9 9 (1.96%) OpenText
10 8 (1.74%) Twitter
11 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.65%) Nintex
12 3 (0.65%) Telerik
12 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.43%) Apigee
13 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.43%) EPiServer
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