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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK / Scotland
Rank 8 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 204 186 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.09% 7.19% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.60% 21.70% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 132
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.88 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.65% +18.35%

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
767 857 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 33.11% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 482 589
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £15.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +14 104 £425 +13.33% 45
Glasgow +3 57 £350 +12.90% 24
West Lothian +5 13 £375 -1.63% 3
Aberdeen - 13 £288 -
Moray - 7 £388 -
Stirling +6 5 £328 +0.42% 2
Renfrewshire +12 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 274 (65.55%) HTML
2 255 (61.00%) CSS
3 212 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (34.93%) AngularJS
5 128 (30.62%) Java
6 116 (27.75%) jQuery
7 115 (27.51%) .NET
8 110 (26.32%) Web Development
9 105 (25.12%) Scrum
10 99 (23.68%) HTML5
11 92 (22.01%) C#
12 91 (21.77%) MVC
13 84 (20.10%) ASP.NET
14 81 (19.38%) SQL Server
15 79 (18.90%) Python
16 73 (17.46%) TDD
17 72 (17.22%) Front End Development
18 69 (16.51%) Finance
18 69 (16.51%) Node.js
19 66 (15.79%) SQL
20 65 (15.55%) CSS3
21 60 (14.35%) Web Services
22 58 (13.88%) User Experience
23 57 (13.64%) JIRA
24 56 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 54 (12.92%) Linux
26 53 (12.68%) BDD
27 52 (12.44%) Maven
28 50 (11.96%) React
29 48 (11.48%) Cucumber

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 41 (9.81%) CMS
2 37 (8.85%) GeoServer
3 22 (5.26%) Apache
4 15 (3.59%) JBoss
5 13 (3.11%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.91%) WordPress
8 7 (1.67%) Confluence
9 6 (1.44%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.44%) IIS
10 5 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.96%) Drupal
11 4 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.72%) Jadu
13 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.48%) MODX
14 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.72%) AutoCAD
2 3 (0.72%) Siemens NX
3 2 (0.48%) Edge Animate
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.24%) InDesign
4 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.63%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.67%) GitHub
5 4 (0.96%) PaaS
6 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) Internet
2 8 (1.91%) Firewall
2 8 (1.91%) HTTP
3 7 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.44%) iSCSI
4 6 (1.44%) NAS
4 6 (1.44%) SAN
5 4 (0.96%) VXLAN
6 2 (0.48%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.18%) GIS
3 28 (6.70%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.59%) MySQL
6 13 (3.11%) Spatial Data
7 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.72%) Big Data
11 3 (0.72%) QGIS
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 57 (13.64%) JIRA
2 52 (12.44%) Maven
3 48 (11.48%) Cucumber
4 46 (11.00%) Jenkins
5 45 (10.77%) Git (software)
6 37 (8.85%) Selenium
7 34 (8.13%) Gradle
8 30 (7.18%) JBehave
9 25 (5.98%) Subversion
9 25 (5.98%) Visual Studio
10 21 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (3.83%) Jasmine
12 15 (3.59%) Artifactory
13 10 (2.39%) Grunt
14 8 (1.91%) Ant
15 6 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.44%) SoapUI
16 5 (1.20%) Bower
16 5 (1.20%) Protractor
16 5 (1.20%) YouTrack
General
1 69 (16.51%) Finance
2 15 (3.59%) Banking
3 14 (3.35%) Marketing
4 3 (0.72%) Legal
4 3 (0.72%) Publishing
5 2 (0.48%) Advertising
5 2 (0.48%) Law
5 2 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.24%) Back Office
6 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 316 (75.60%) Developer
2 70 (16.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 65 (15.55%) Web Developer
4 54 (12.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 46 (11.00%) .NET Developer
6 45 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 32 (7.66%) Angular Developer
7 32 (7.66%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.74%) Web Manager
9 20 (4.78%) UI Developer
10 19 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.55%) Production Manager
10 19 (4.55%) Web Production Manager
11 18 (4.31%) Python Developer
12 17 (4.07%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (4.07%) GIS Developer
13 16 (3.83%) HTML Developer
14 15 (3.59%) Applications Developer
15 14 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
16 13 (3.11%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (65.55%) HTML
2 255 (61.00%) CSS
3 146 (34.93%) AngularJS
4 116 (27.75%) jQuery
5 115 (27.51%) .NET
6 99 (23.68%) HTML5
7 84 (20.10%) ASP.NET
8 69 (16.51%) Node.js
9 65 (15.55%) CSS3
10 60 (14.35%) Web Services
11 56 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 50 (11.96%) React
13 45 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (9.57%) .NET Framework
15 37 (8.85%) PostGIS
16 36 (8.61%) Leaflet
16 36 (8.61%) OpenLayers
16 36 (8.61%) REST
17 33 (7.89%) RESTful
18 30 (7.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.88%) User Experience
2 19 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.39%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.20%) Linked Data
8 4 (0.96%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.72%) VLE
10 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.48%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.48%) Social Media
10 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.48%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.92%) Linux
2 13 (3.11%) Windows
3 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.44%) Android
4 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.44%) Unix
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (26.32%) Web Development
3 105 (25.12%) Scrum
4 91 (21.77%) MVC
5 73 (17.46%) TDD
6 72 (17.22%) Front End Development
7 53 (12.68%) BDD
8 40 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (8.37%) Open Source
10 32 (7.66%) OO
11 30 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (5.74%) SOA
13 23 (5.50%) Web Design
14 22 (5.26%) Content Management
14 22 (5.26%) Microservices
15 20 (4.78%) Unit Testing
16 19 (4.55%) SDLC
17 18 (4.31%) Analytics
17 18 (4.31%) DevOps
17 18 (4.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 128 (30.62%) Java
2 92 (22.01%) C#
3 79 (18.90%) Python
4 66 (15.79%) SQL
5 32 (7.66%) PHP
6 13 (3.11%) C++
7 12 (2.87%) Scala
8 11 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.39%) C
9 10 (2.39%) Ruby
10 9 (2.15%) Jython
10 9 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.67%) ES6
11 7 (1.67%) Perl
11 7 (1.67%) VB
11 7 (1.67%) VBA
12 6 (1.44%) VB6
13 5 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.42%) Degree
2 21 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) MCAD
4 3 (0.72%) MCSD
4 3 (0.72%) MCTS
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.48%) VCAP
5 2 (0.48%) VCP6
5 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.24%) HNC
6 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.02%) QA
2 11 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.44%) WCAG
4 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.67%) Docker
2 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (5.50%) Ansible
2 19 (4.55%) Puppet
3 9 (2.15%) BladeLogic
3 9 (2.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 9 (2.15%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.20%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.96%) vRealize
6 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 37 (8.85%) ESRI
2 36 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.78%) Adobe
4 11 (2.63%) Google
4 11 (2.63%) OpenText
4 11 (2.63%) Oracle
5 9 (2.15%) BMC
5 9 (2.15%) CA
5 9 (2.15%) Dell
5 9 (2.15%) HP
5 9 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.15%) VMware
6 8 (1.91%) Twitter
7 6 (1.44%) ILOG
8 5 (1.20%) Alterian
8 5 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.72%) Apigee
9 3 (0.72%) Apple
9 3 (0.72%) TIBCO
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