Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 17.98% 9.38% 8.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.65% 13.95% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +14.17% -15.33%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £255
90th Percentile £510 £413 £391
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +128.37% - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 49 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 55.06% 67.19% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 49
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% +2.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £265
90th Percentile £434 £438 £406
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in West Lothian over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Livingston +5 16 £375 +9.09% 2
JavaScript
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 9 (56.25%) Front End Development
5 8 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) Spring
6 7 (43.75%) React
6 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (37.50%) CRM
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 5 (31.25%) Node.js
8 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
8 5 (31.25%) ES6
8 5 (31.25%) Aurelia
8 5 (31.25%) Transpiler
9 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (18.75%) MVC
10 3 (18.75%) RESTful
10 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
10 3 (18.75%) Maven
10 3 (18.75%) Web Development
10 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (18.75%) Grunt

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) Bower
4 3 (18.75%) Grunt
4 3 (18.75%) gulp
4 3 (18.75%) jspm
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
2 7 (43.75%) React
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Aurelia
3 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 3 (18.75%) LESS
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Sass
4 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) JDBC
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) Front End Development
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Transpiler
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
7 2 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) ES6
3 2 (12.50%) SQL