Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 67 97
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 -23
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 37 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.88% 1.79% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.88% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 3
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £274
90th Percentile £505 £411 £416
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1243 1064 1626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 95.08% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 568 845
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £211 £213
90th Percentile £500 £464 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £355 £365
% change year-on-year +9.15% -2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.25 £13.38 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.82% -60.31% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £62.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £21.50
% change year-on-year +25.08% -24.85% +22.86%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Glasgow

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Glasgow

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in Glasgow

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) AngularJS
3 29 (78.38%) CSS
4 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (59.46%) React
6 13 (35.14%) Front End Development
7 11 (29.73%) HTML5
8 10 (27.03%) CSS3
9 9 (24.32%) Grunt
10 8 (21.62%) TDD
11 7 (18.92%) ES6
12 6 (16.22%) gulp
12 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (16.22%) Sass
12 6 (16.22%) LESS
12 6 (16.22%) RESTful
12 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
13 5 (13.51%) Java
13 5 (13.51%) Scrum
13 5 (13.51%) Web Development
13 5 (13.51%) BDD
14 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
14 4 (10.81%) TypeScript
14 4 (10.81%) Bower
14 4 (10.81%) User Experience
14 4 (10.81%) SDLC
14 4 (10.81%) jQuery
14 4 (10.81%) Ext JS

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) npm
2 1 (2.70%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Grunt
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) gulp
3 4 (10.81%) Bower
3 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
4 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) jspm
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Protractor
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) Mocha
6 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) AngularJS
1 31 (83.78%) HTML
2 29 (78.38%) CSS
3 22 (59.46%) React
4 11 (29.73%) HTML5
5 10 (27.03%) CSS3
6 6 (16.22%) LESS
6 6 (16.22%) RESTful
6 6 (16.22%) Sass
6 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.81%) Ext JS
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (8.11%) Node.js
8 3 (8.11%) Redux
8 3 (8.11%) RxJS
9 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.41%) lodash
9 2 (5.41%) Web Services
9 2 (5.41%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Equities
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Front End Development
3 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) Transpiler
8 1 (2.70%) API Design
8 1 (2.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) Isomorphic Development
8 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Optimisation
8 1 (2.70%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) ES6
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Perforce
2 1 (2.70%) Facebook
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter
2 1 (2.70%) VMware