Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.21% 20.78% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 36.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £295 £323 £323
90th Percentile £388 £508 £422
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £43.39 £19.00
% change year-on-year -25.10% +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 33 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 43.42% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 23
West Lothian median daily rate £286 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.02% +22.96% +3.05%
10th Percentile £218 £314 £304
90th Percentile £479 £435 £436
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -12.50% +23.36%

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 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 15 October 2018. 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 0 7 £375 - 4
JavaScript
Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) JBoss
6 2 (28.57%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) HTTP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
2 2 (28.57%) CppUnit
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Bower
3 1 (14.29%) Grunt
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
3 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 1 (14.29%) jspm
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Kafka
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) WebSockets
6 1 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (14.29%) React
6 1 (14.29%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle