Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 173 242 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.67% 17.09% 11.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.03% 35.75% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 162 75
Glasgow median daily rate £399 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.57% +11.07% +6.87%
10th Percentile £260 £307 £305
90th Percentile £475 £500 £406
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 - £17.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.32

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 720 677 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.55% 47.81% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 436 286
Glasgow median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.54% +4.33%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £283
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.52% +165.59% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £28.44 £16.29
90th Percentile £43.25 £59.60 £51.41
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £17.08 £37.50
% change year-on-year +119.56% -54.45% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019, 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 92 (53.18%) HTML
2 88 (50.87%) CSS
3 81 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (34.10%) AngularJS
5 53 (30.64%) .NET
6 48 (27.75%) C#
7 46 (26.59%) SQL
7 46 (26.59%) Java
8 45 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (23.12%) Git (software)
10 37 (21.39%) REST
11 34 (19.65%) Web Development
11 34 (19.65%) Spring
12 33 (19.08%) MVC
12 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
13 31 (17.92%) Web Services
13 31 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (17.92%) HTML5
14 30 (17.34%) Sass
15 29 (16.76%) React
16 28 (16.18%) Front End Development
17 25 (14.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
18 24 (13.87%) .NET Framework
18 24 (13.87%) Umbraco
18 24 (13.87%) npm
19 23 (13.29%) NoSQL
20 22 (12.72%) Relational Database
21 21 (12.14%) Scrum
21 21 (12.14%) CSS3

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 24 (13.87%) Umbraco
2 13 (7.51%) CMS
3 11 (6.36%) WordPress
4 9 (5.20%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.20%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.47%) MODX
6 5 (2.89%) Confluence
6 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.31%) JBoss
7 4 (2.31%) Jetty
7 4 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.73%) Apache
8 3 (1.73%) nginx
9 1 (0.58%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (13.87%) npm
4 9 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.62%) SaaS
6 7 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.31%) Office 365
8 3 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.16%) PaaS
9 2 (1.16%) Serverless
10 1 (0.58%) Akamai
10 1 (0.58%) Apigee
10 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) HTTP
2 4 (2.31%) Intranet
3 3 (1.73%) DNS
3 3 (1.73%) Firewall
3 3 (1.73%) Internet
4 2 (1.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) DKIM
5 1 (0.58%) DMARC
5 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.58%) SMTP
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.29%) NoSQL
3 22 (12.72%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.25%) MongoDB
5 14 (8.09%) RDBMS
6 13 (7.51%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.94%) MySQL
8 11 (6.36%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (6.36%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.20%) Apache Hive
9 9 (5.20%) CouchDB
9 9 (5.20%) Impala
9 9 (5.20%) Redis
10 8 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.89%) DB2
13 4 (2.31%) Riak
13 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (23.12%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.09%) gulp
3 13 (7.51%) webpack
4 12 (6.94%) NUnit
4 12 (6.94%) TeamCity
5 11 (6.36%) MSTest
6 9 (5.20%) Maven
7 8 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.62%) JUnit
8 6 (3.47%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.47%) Gradle
8 6 (3.47%) JIRA
8 6 (3.47%) Selenium
8 6 (3.47%) Subversion
8 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.89%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.89%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (1.73%) Ant
10 3 (1.73%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.73%) RSpec
General
1 18 (10.40%) Banking
2 13 (7.51%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.62%) Finance
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Publishing
6 4 (2.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (93.64%) Developer
2 32 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.34%) .NET Developer
4 25 (14.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (13.29%) Web Developer
6 21 (12.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (9.83%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (7.51%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.36%) Angular Developer
9 11 (6.36%) Python Developer
9 11 (6.36%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.20%) React Developer
12 7 (4.05%) CRM Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Hadoop Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.47%) Applications Developer
13 6 (3.47%) Scala Developer
14 5 (2.89%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (53.18%) HTML
2 88 (50.87%) CSS
3 59 (34.10%) AngularJS
4 53 (30.64%) .NET
5 37 (21.39%) REST
6 34 (19.65%) Spring
7 31 (17.92%) HTML5
7 31 (17.92%) Web Services
8 30 (17.34%) Sass
9 29 (16.76%) React
10 24 (13.87%) .NET Framework
11 21 (12.14%) CSS3
11 21 (12.14%) jQuery
12 20 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (9.83%) Entity Framework
13 17 (9.83%) Node.js
14 16 (9.25%) ASP.NET
15 15 (8.67%) Hibernate
16 13 (7.51%) .NET Core
17 12 (6.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) User Experience
2 10 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.20%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.47%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.16%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.40%) Unix
2 14 (8.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.65%) Web Development
3 33 (19.08%) MVC
4 28 (16.18%) Front End Development
5 25 (14.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 21 (12.14%) Scrum
7 20 (11.56%) Unit Testing
8 19 (10.98%) CRM
9 16 (9.25%) OO
10 15 (8.67%) SEO
10 15 (8.67%) TDD
11 14 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (7.51%) Cross-Browser Development
13 12 (6.94%) Service Design
13 12 (6.94%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.36%) B2C
14 11 (6.36%) Data Protection
14 11 (6.36%) Task Automation
15 10 (5.78%) Progressive Web App
15 10 (5.78%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.75%) C#
2 46 (26.59%) Java
2 46 (26.59%) SQL
3 18 (10.40%) Python
4 16 (9.25%) PHP
5 14 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.51%) ES6
7 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.20%) R
9 8 (4.62%) Scala
10 6 (3.47%) Java 8
11 5 (2.89%) Ruby
12 4 (2.31%) Perl
12 4 (2.31%) PHP 5
12 4 (2.31%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.73%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) Degree
4 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (5.20%) HDFS
2 5 (2.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) Postfix
3 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Ansible
1 2 (1.16%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) Oracle
3 4 (2.31%) Charles River
3 4 (2.31%) Nintex
3 4 (2.31%) OutSystems
3 4 (2.31%) Sybase
4 3 (1.73%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.73%) Google
4 3 (1.73%) IBM
4 3 (1.73%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco
5 2 (1.16%) Dell
5 2 (1.16%) EMC
5 2 (1.16%) Lets Encrypt
5 2 (1.16%) NetApp
5 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.58%) SAP