The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 22 June 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)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 25.81% 3.45% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 16.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £413 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% +7.14%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 6 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 61.29% 20.69% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 20
Median daily rate £388 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in West Lothian

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in West Lothian

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Livingston - 8 £413 - 1
JavaScript
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) React
2 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (35.71%) Sass
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Aurelia
7 3 (21.43%) jspm
7 3 (21.43%) LESS
7 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
7 3 (21.43%) Grunt
7 3 (21.43%) Durandal
7 3 (21.43%) Bower
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) gulp
7 3 (21.43%) ES6
7 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Maven

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Bower
2 3 (21.43%) Grunt
2 3 (21.43%) gulp
2 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
2 3 (21.43%) jspm
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) React
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (35.71%) Sass
6 4 (28.57%) Aurelia
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
7 3 (21.43%) Durandal
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) LESS
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (7.14%) High Availability
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) ES6
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