The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 8.82% 4.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.50% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -10.95%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8 13 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 23.53% 54.17% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
Median daily rate £344 £498 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £472 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £524 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Aberdeen

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Aberdeen

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) jQuery
4 12 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) Apache
6 8 (44.44%) Analytics
7 6 (33.33%) CMS
8 5 (27.78%) OpenText
8 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
8 5 (27.78%) Web Development
8 5 (27.78%) Google
9 4 (22.22%) Content Management
9 4 (22.22%) Marketing
9 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (22.22%) Web Design
10 3 (16.67%) PLM
10 3 (16.67%) Teamcenter
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) Validation
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (16.67%) XSL
10 3 (16.67%) XSLT
10 3 (16.67%) Unix
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) C

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 10 (55.56%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 3 (16.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Web Manager
2 12 (66.67%) Production Manager
2 12 (66.67%) Web Production Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) jQuery
3 12 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (16.67%) DHTML
4 3 (16.67%) Itk
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) XSL
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Content Management
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) CAD
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) PLM
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) Tcl
1 3 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
1 5 (27.78%) OpenText
2 3 (16.67%) webMethods