Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 521 457 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.37% 10.60% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.06% 26.28% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 275 204
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £240
90th Percentile £525 £463 £463
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £393
% change year-on-year +6.71% +4.46% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.37% - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +14.67% +5.63% +1.43%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1925 1739 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.30% 40.34% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 1050 1036
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 44
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 260 £375 - 36
Glasgow +6 222 £380 +7.04% 18
West Lothian +6 16 £375 +3.45% 3
Renfrewshire +2 6 £335 +4.69%
Stirling +2 6 £325 -1.66%
Dundee +6 2 £294 +8.80% 4
Fife +2 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 341 (65.45%) HTML
2 299 (57.39%) CSS
3 249 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (40.88%) AngularJS
5 197 (37.81%) Java
6 138 (26.49%) React
7 132 (25.34%) HTML5
8 125 (23.99%) SQL
9 124 (23.80%) jQuery
10 118 (22.65%) Git (software)
11 105 (20.15%) Web Development
12 102 (19.58%) .NET
12 102 (19.58%) Front End Development
13 101 (19.39%) C#
14 97 (18.62%) TDD
15 82 (15.74%) CSS3
16 80 (15.36%) Test Automation
17 79 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (14.20%) Spring
18 74 (14.20%) Scrum
19 71 (13.63%) Linux
20 69 (13.24%) Node.js
21 68 (13.05%) Python
21 68 (13.05%) MVC
21 68 (13.05%) Finance
22 66 (12.67%) Sass
23 64 (12.28%) ASP.NET
24 63 (12.09%) Web Services
25 62 (11.90%) BDD
26 59 (11.32%) SQL Server

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 28 (5.37%) IIS
2 22 (4.22%) CMS
2 22 (4.22%) JBoss
2 22 (4.22%) WebSphere
3 21 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.26%) Apache
5 14 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.11%) Drupal
7 10 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.73%) nginx
8 9 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.73%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.54%) Jetty
9 8 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.34%) SAS
10 7 (1.34%) WordPress
11 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.15%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 19 (3.65%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.19%) InVision
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) assyst
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.84%) GitHub
4 11 (2.11%) npm
4 11 (2.11%) Office 365
5 10 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.54%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.54%) IaaS
6 8 (1.54%) PaaS
7 7 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.34%) Yarn
8 3 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.38%) Firebase
9 2 (0.38%) Serverless
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.65%) Firewall
2 17 (3.26%) Internet
3 9 (1.73%) HTTP
3 9 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.54%) LDAP
5 7 (1.34%) AMQP
6 5 (0.96%) SSL
7 4 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.77%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.77%) SMS
8 2 (0.38%) Intranet
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.13%) NoSQL
3 36 (6.91%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.95%) MySQL
5 25 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.30%) Big Data
10 11 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.54%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.54%) Redis
11 8 (1.54%) Riak
12 4 (0.77%) DB2
12 4 (0.77%) GIS
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.77%) Spatial Data
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 118 (22.65%) Git (software)
2 55 (10.56%) Maven
3 50 (9.60%) Jenkins
4 42 (8.06%) Selenium
5 38 (7.29%) Subversion
6 37 (7.10%) Grunt
7 31 (5.95%) JUnit
8 29 (5.57%) gulp
9 26 (4.99%) Mercurial
10 23 (4.41%) Cucumber
11 18 (3.45%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.69%) Visual Studio
13 13 (2.50%) Bower
13 13 (2.50%) JIRA
13 13 (2.50%) webpack
14 10 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (1.92%) Vagrant
15 9 (1.73%) FitNesse
15 9 (1.73%) PhantomJS
General
1 68 (13.05%) Finance
2 30 (5.76%) Banking
3 18 (3.45%) Publishing
4 15 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.30%) Marketing
6 11 (2.11%) Electronics
7 3 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.19%) Retail
8 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 429 (82.34%) Developer
2 98 (18.81%) Java Developer
3 86 (16.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 80 (15.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 56 (10.75%) .NET Developer
6 52 (9.98%) Web Developer
7 44 (8.45%) Senior Developer
8 31 (5.95%) HTML Developer
9 27 (5.18%) Angular Developer
10 21 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (3.84%) C# Developer
12 18 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (3.26%) Analyst
14 16 (3.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 14 (2.69%) UI Developer
16 13 (2.50%) PHP Developer
16 13 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (2.50%) ServiceNow Developer
16 13 (2.50%) Software Engineer
17 12 (2.30%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (65.45%) HTML
2 299 (57.39%) CSS
3 213 (40.88%) AngularJS
4 138 (26.49%) React
5 132 (25.34%) HTML5
6 124 (23.80%) jQuery
7 102 (19.58%) .NET
8 82 (15.74%) CSS3
9 74 (14.20%) Spring
10 69 (13.24%) Node.js
11 66 (12.67%) Sass
12 64 (12.28%) ASP.NET
13 63 (12.09%) Web Services
14 58 (11.13%) Hibernate
14 58 (11.13%) RESTful
14 58 (11.13%) XML
15 56 (10.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 44 (8.45%) Ajax
17 32 (6.14%) REST
18 31 (5.95%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.32%) User Experience
2 34 (6.53%) Algorithms
3 32 (6.14%) Data Structures
4 23 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.15%) DataPower
7 6 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.96%) Fintech
9 4 (0.77%) PKI
9 4 (0.77%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.63%) Linux
2 41 (7.87%) Windows
3 23 (4.41%) Unix
4 20 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.15%) Android
8 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.58%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (20.15%) Web Development
3 102 (19.58%) Front End Development
4 97 (18.62%) TDD
5 80 (15.36%) Test Automation
6 79 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (14.20%) Scrum
8 68 (13.05%) MVC
9 62 (11.90%) BDD
10 45 (8.64%) Analytics
11 39 (7.49%) OO
12 35 (6.72%) Kanban
13 31 (5.95%) SDLC
14 30 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
15 29 (5.57%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (4.41%) Workflow
18 22 (4.22%) DevOps
19 21 (4.03%) CRM
19 21 (4.03%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 197 (37.81%) Java
2 125 (23.99%) SQL
3 101 (19.39%) C#
4 68 (13.05%) Python
5 39 (7.49%) PHP
6 26 (4.99%) ES6
6 26 (4.99%) Perl
7 25 (4.80%) Ruby
8 22 (4.22%) TypeScript
9 21 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.65%) C++
11 13 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.92%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.15%) ECMAScript
13 6 (1.15%) Prolog
13 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.96%) VB
14 5 (0.96%) VB6
15 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (4.61%) Degree
2 19 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.54%) BC Cleared
4 8 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.34%) MCSE
6 6 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.96%) MCSD
8 3 (0.58%) MCAD
8 3 (0.58%) MCTS
9 2 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) QA
2 9 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (4.22%) Docker
2 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.45%) Ansible
1 18 (3.45%) Puppet
2 14 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.92%) IBM BigFix
3 10 (1.92%) SCCM
3 10 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.54%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.58%) Apache Brooklyn
6 3 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.58%) Marathon
6 3 (0.58%) Mesos
7 2 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (10.75%) Oracle
2 55 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.22%) IBM
4 16 (3.07%) Google
4 16 (3.07%) HP
5 14 (2.69%) Adobe
5 14 (2.69%) Perforce
5 14 (2.69%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.11%) SAP
7 10 (1.92%) Symantec
7 10 (1.92%) Twitter
8 9 (1.73%) Dell
9 8 (1.54%) Facebook
9 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.34%) Nintex
10 7 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.34%) VMware
11 6 (1.15%) Pega
12 5 (0.96%) F5
13 4 (0.77%) Imperva