The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 March 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 193 164 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.01% 6.33% 7.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.97% 19.90% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 81 114
Median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 - £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 - £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 773 824 943
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.10% 31.79% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 484 553
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.65 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 98 £425 +13.33% 43
Glasgow +2 61 £350 +10.23% 22
Moray - 9 £388 -
Aberdeen - 7 £275 -
West Lothian +2 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Stirling +8 3 £400 +6.66%
Dundee - 1 £400 - 3
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 281 (71.14%) HTML
2 264 (66.84%) CSS
3 188 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (33.42%) AngularJS
5 109 (27.59%) .NET
6 108 (27.34%) Java
7 105 (26.58%) MVC
7 105 (26.58%) jQuery
8 103 (26.08%) HTML5
9 101 (25.57%) Web Development
10 86 (21.77%) C#
11 85 (21.52%) ASP.NET
12 81 (20.51%) Scrum
13 76 (19.24%) SQL Server
14 70 (17.72%) Finance
14 70 (17.72%) Node.js
15 68 (17.22%) Front End Development
16 63 (15.95%) CSS3
16 63 (15.95%) SQL
17 58 (14.68%) TDD
18 57 (14.43%) Linux
19 53 (13.42%) User Experience
20 50 (12.66%) Git (software)
21 47 (11.90%) CMS
21 47 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
21 47 (11.90%) React
22 46 (11.65%) Python
23 45 (11.39%) Web Services
24 44 (11.14%) Maven
25 42 (10.63%) BDD

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 47 (11.90%) CMS
2 24 (6.08%) Apache
3 23 (5.82%) Umbraco
4 19 (4.81%) GeoServer
5 14 (3.54%) JBoss
6 12 (3.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.03%) WordPress
8 7 (1.77%) IIS
9 6 (1.52%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.01%) Confluence
10 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.76%) Drupal
11 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.76%) Jadu
11 3 (0.76%) MODX
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.76%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.76%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.51%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.28%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.01%) PaaS
4 3 (0.76%) GitHub
4 3 (0.76%) IaaS
4 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.03%) Internet
2 5 (1.27%) VXLAN
3 2 (0.51%) Firewall
3 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.25%) NAS
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.57%) MySQL
4 16 (4.05%) GIS
4 16 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.03%) Spatial Data
6 7 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.76%) QGIS
10 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.14%) Maven
3 40 (10.13%) Cucumber
4 37 (9.37%) Jenkins
4 37 (9.37%) JIRA
5 28 (7.09%) Selenium
6 25 (6.33%) Subversion
7 22 (5.57%) Gradle
7 22 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (5.06%) Visual Studio
9 18 (4.56%) JBehave
10 11 (2.78%) Grunt
10 11 (2.78%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.28%) Ant
12 6 (1.52%) GitLab
12 6 (1.52%) JUnit
12 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.27%) Axure RP
13 5 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.27%) Mockito
General
1 70 (17.72%) Finance
2 17 (4.30%) Banking
3 12 (3.04%) Marketing
4 3 (0.76%) Back Office
4 3 (0.76%) German Language
4 3 (0.76%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.51%) Law
5 2 (0.51%) Legal
5 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.51%) Publishing
5 2 (0.51%) Retail
5 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.25%) Advertising
6 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.25%) French Language
6 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (75.70%) Developer
2 62 (15.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 58 (14.68%) Web Developer
4 51 (12.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 50 (12.66%) .NET Developer
6 41 (10.38%) Java Developer
7 33 (8.35%) Angular Developer
7 33 (8.35%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.32%) Web Manager
9 18 (4.56%) HTML Developer
10 17 (4.30%) C# Developer
10 17 (4.30%) Production Manager
10 17 (4.30%) Web Production Manager
11 14 (3.54%) UI Developer
12 13 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.29%) Designer
13 12 (3.04%) Analyst
13 12 (3.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (71.14%) HTML
2 264 (66.84%) CSS
3 132 (33.42%) AngularJS
4 109 (27.59%) .NET
5 105 (26.58%) jQuery
6 103 (26.08%) HTML5
7 85 (21.52%) ASP.NET
8 70 (17.72%) Node.js
9 63 (15.95%) CSS3
10 47 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (11.90%) React
11 45 (11.39%) Web Services
12 40 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (8.86%) .NET Framework
13 35 (8.86%) REST
14 34 (8.61%) RESTful
15 32 (8.10%) Sass
16 27 (6.84%) Spring
17 22 (5.57%) J2EE
18 21 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.42%) User Experience
2 16 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.03%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.27%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (0.76%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.51%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (0.51%) New Media
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.43%) Linux
2 9 (2.28%) Windows
3 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.77%) Android
4 7 (1.77%) Unix
5 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (26.58%) MVC
3 101 (25.57%) Web Development
4 81 (20.51%) Scrum
5 68 (17.22%) Front End Development
6 58 (14.68%) TDD
7 42 (10.63%) BDD
8 31 (7.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (6.58%) Web Design
10 25 (6.33%) SOA
11 22 (5.57%) Content Management
11 22 (5.57%) OO
12 21 (5.32%) Open Source
13 20 (5.06%) Microservices
14 18 (4.56%) DevOps
15 17 (4.30%) SDLC
15 17 (4.30%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.05%) Analytics
17 13 (3.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (27.34%) Java
2 86 (21.77%) C#
3 63 (15.95%) SQL
4 46 (11.65%) Python
5 33 (8.35%) PHP
6 12 (3.04%) Ruby
7 11 (2.78%) Scala
8 10 (2.53%) Perl
9 9 (2.28%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.77%) C++
11 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.27%) C
12 5 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.01%) ES6
13 4 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.76%) Jython
14 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (6.08%) Degree
2 10 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.76%) MCAD
3 3 (0.76%) MCSD
3 3 (0.76%) MCTS
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) VCAP
4 2 (0.51%) VCP6
4 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.56%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.77%) Docker
1 7 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.27%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.80%) Ansible
2 10 (2.53%) Puppet
3 5 (1.27%) TeamSite
3 5 (1.27%) vRealize
4 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (9.37%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.32%) Adobe
3 19 (4.81%) ESRI
4 12 (3.04%) Oracle
5 10 (2.53%) OpenText
5 10 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.53%) VMware
6 9 (2.28%) Google
6 9 (2.28%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.03%) Twitter
8 5 (1.27%) Alterian
9 3 (0.76%) Apigee
9 3 (0.76%) Cisco
9 3 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.76%) webMethods
10 2 (0.51%) Apple
10 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.51%) HP
10 2 (0.51%) IBM
11 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
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