Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 199 220 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.60% 17.52% 10.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.22% 36.12% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 154 58
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +5.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £282
90th Percentile £513 £525 £425
Scotland median daily rate £408 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +7.24% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.00

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 857 609 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.94% 48.49% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 347 240
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £265
90th Percentile £538 £518 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.58% +302.12% -14.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £42.03
90th Percentile £79.65 £195.00 £58.24
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Glasgow

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Glasgow

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Glasgow over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Glasgow

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 109 (54.77%) HTML
2 106 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (46.73%) CSS
4 71 (35.68%) Java
5 54 (27.14%) AngularJS
6 52 (26.13%) Spring
7 51 (25.63%) C#
7 51 (25.63%) React
8 46 (23.12%) HTML5
9 43 (21.61%) .NET
10 40 (20.10%) SQL
11 39 (19.60%) Test Automation
12 38 (19.10%) REST
13 35 (17.59%) TDD
14 34 (17.09%) SQL Server
14 34 (17.09%) Microsoft
14 34 (17.09%) Web Development
15 33 (16.58%) Front End Development
16 30 (15.08%) Scrum
17 27 (13.57%) MVC
17 27 (13.57%) Oracle
17 27 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (13.07%) Finance
19 25 (12.56%) ASP.NET
19 25 (12.56%) Web Services
19 25 (12.56%) Python
19 25 (12.56%) Git (software)
19 25 (12.56%) BDD
20 24 (12.06%) CSS3
20 24 (12.06%) SOAP

JavaScript
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 14 (7.04%) SharePoint
1 14 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.03%) JBoss
2 10 (5.03%) Jetty
2 10 (5.03%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.52%) Confluence
3 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.52%) CMS
5 4 (2.01%) Drupal
6 3 (1.51%) Apache
6 3 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.01%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (10.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.52%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (3.52%) GitHub
5 6 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.02%) Serverless
6 5 (2.51%) Office 365
7 4 (2.01%) IaaS
8 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.01%) npm
10 1 (0.50%) Akamai
10 1 (0.50%) Apigee
10 1 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Mailgun
10 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.50%) PaaS
10 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.02%) AMQP
2 4 (2.01%) HTTP
2 4 (2.01%) VSAN
3 3 (1.51%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) DNS
4 2 (1.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.01%) Intranet
5 1 (0.50%) DKIM
5 1 (0.50%) DMARC
5 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.50%) SMTP
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.54%) MongoDB
2 17 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.54%) DB2
3 15 (7.54%) MySQL
3 15 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.04%) Redis
5 12 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.03%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.52%) Couchbase
7 9 (4.52%) Riak
8 8 (4.02%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.51%) SQLite
10 4 (2.01%) Big Data
11 2 (1.01%) Power BI
12 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.50%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (12.56%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.05%) JIRA
3 15 (7.54%) Maven
4 12 (6.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.03%) JUnit
5 10 (5.03%) Selenium
5 10 (5.03%) Subversion
5 10 (5.03%) webpack
6 8 (4.02%) gulp
6 8 (4.02%) Vagrant
7 6 (3.02%) FitNesse
7 6 (3.02%) Gradle
7 6 (3.02%) Grunt
7 6 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.51%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.51%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.51%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.07%) Finance
2 20 (10.05%) Banking
3 9 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.51%) Publishing
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 175 (87.94%) Developer
2 50 (25.13%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (12.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (11.06%) React Developer
6 19 (9.55%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.05%) .NET Developer
8 17 (8.54%) CRM Developer
9 15 (7.54%) Angular Developer
9 15 (7.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (7.54%) Web Developer
10 13 (6.53%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.02%) Salesforce Developer
13 7 (3.52%) HTML Developer
14 6 (3.02%) Applications Developer
14 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 6 (3.02%) HTML CSS Developer
14 6 (3.02%) UI Developer
15 5 (2.51%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (54.77%) HTML
2 93 (46.73%) CSS
3 54 (27.14%) AngularJS
4 52 (26.13%) Spring
5 51 (25.63%) React
6 46 (23.12%) HTML5
7 43 (21.61%) .NET
8 38 (19.10%) REST
9 25 (12.56%) ASP.NET
9 25 (12.56%) Web Services
10 24 (12.06%) CSS3
10 24 (12.06%) SOAP
11 23 (11.56%) Node.js
12 22 (11.06%) jQuery
13 20 (10.05%) RESTful
14 19 (9.55%) Hibernate
15 14 (7.04%) Sass
15 14 (7.04%) Spring Boot
16 12 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (6.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.52%) User Experience
3 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.02%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.51%) Fintech
4 5 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.01%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.50%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.04%) Linux
2 9 (4.52%) Unix
3 3 (1.51%) Android
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.01%) Windows
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.60%) Test Automation
3 35 (17.59%) TDD
4 34 (17.09%) Web Development
5 33 (16.58%) Front End Development
6 30 (15.08%) Scrum
7 27 (13.57%) MVC
8 25 (12.56%) BDD
9 20 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.05%) CRM
9 20 (10.05%) OO
10 19 (9.55%) Kanban
11 15 (7.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (7.54%) Migration
11 15 (7.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (7.04%) Multithreading
13 13 (6.53%) Microservices
14 12 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (5.03%) DevOps
15 10 (5.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.68%) Java
2 51 (25.63%) C#
3 40 (20.10%) SQL
4 25 (12.56%) Python
5 14 (7.04%) Ruby
6 10 (5.03%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.02%) Apex Code
8 7 (3.52%) ES6
8 7 (3.52%) Java 8
8 7 (3.52%) Perl
8 7 (3.52%) PHP
8 7 (3.52%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.51%) Scala
10 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.01%) X++
13 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.02%) Degree
1 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) CISM
4 1 (0.50%) CISSP
4 1 (0.50%) MCSE
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (9.05%) Docker
2 4 (2.01%) VMware NSX
2 4 (2.01%) vSphere
3 2 (1.01%) Postfix
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (7.04%) Ansible
2 13 (6.53%) Puppet
3 9 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.02%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.01%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.01%) vRealize
6 1 (0.50%) Control-M
6 1 (0.50%) Fail2ban
6 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 34 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.57%) Oracle
3 9 (4.52%) IBM
3 9 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.52%) Informatica
4 7 (3.52%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.51%) VMware
6 4 (2.01%) OutSystems
7 3 (1.51%) Adobe
7 3 (1.51%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.51%) Google
7 3 (1.51%) Nintex
8 2 (1.01%) Omniture
8 2 (1.01%) Splunk
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) Charles River
9 1 (0.50%) F5
9 1 (0.50%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin