The table below looks at the statistics for the JavaScript Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript Developer
Rank 85 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 8 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 1.47% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £277 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.01% -1.53%
JavaScript Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

JavaScript Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

JavaScript Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer across the Edinburgh region.

JavaScript Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JavaScript Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited JavaScript Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with JavaScript Developer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (90.32%) HTML
3 26 (83.87%) CSS
4 21 (67.74%) HTML5
5 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
6 17 (54.84%) CSS3
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) jQuery
9 10 (32.26%) Web Development
9 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
10 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) User Experience
11 7 (22.58%) Finance
12 6 (19.35%) TDD
12 6 (19.35%) Banking
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) Web Design
12 6 (19.35%) React
12 6 (19.35%) Grunt
12 6 (19.35%) LESS
13 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (16.13%) YUI
13 5 (16.13%) Node.js
13 5 (16.13%) CMS
13 5 (16.13%) MVC
13 5 (16.13%) .NET
13 5 (16.13%) C#
13 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited JavaScript Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with JavaScript Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) CMS
1 5 (16.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Grunt
3 4 (12.90%) gulp
3 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
4 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.45%) NUnit
5 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.45%) Xcode
6 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) WebStorm
6 1 (3.23%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 26 (83.87%) CSS
3 21 (67.74%) HTML5
4 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
5 17 (54.84%) CSS3
6 13 (41.94%) jQuery
7 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
8 6 (19.35%) LESS
8 6 (19.35%) React
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (16.13%) YUI
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
10 4 (12.90%) Sass
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 3 (9.68%) Browserify
11 3 (9.68%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
2 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) Web Design
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Content Management
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile First
7 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) ES6
3 3 (9.68%) JSX
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
4 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Brightcove
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Telerik
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter