Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 57 62
Rank change year-on-year -45 +5 +35
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 15 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.87% 2.92% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 3.01% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 13
Glasgow median daily rate £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £326 £363 £363
90th Percentile £460 £503 £422
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,650 1,229 1,081
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 97.08% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 671 555
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £253 £241 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -58.47%
10th Percentile £11.42 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.91 £35.00 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -20.69%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) React
5 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) webpack
6 3 (20.00%) Redux
7 2 (13.33%) lodash
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) ES6
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Node.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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) webpack
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) React
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) Redux
6 2 (13.33%) lodash
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Express
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) API Design
5 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Progressive Web App
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (6.67%) OutSystems