The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 8 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 94 93 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.99% 6.69% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.98% 21.68% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 66
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.27% +12.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
336 429 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.86% 30.84% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 246 278
Median daily rate £375 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 136 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (53.95%) HTML
3 109 (50.70%) CSS
4 90 (41.86%) Java
5 88 (40.93%) AngularJS
6 87 (40.47%) Scrum
7 68 (31.63%) Python
8 52 (24.19%) TDD
9 48 (22.33%) jQuery
10 47 (21.86%) Web Development
11 45 (20.93%) PostGIS
11 45 (20.93%) ESRI
11 45 (20.93%) .NET
11 45 (20.93%) GeoServer
12 44 (20.47%) OpenLayers
12 44 (20.47%) Leaflet
12 44 (20.47%) Node.js
12 44 (20.47%) BDD
13 40 (18.60%) JIRA
14 39 (18.14%) HTML5
14 39 (18.14%) React
14 39 (18.14%) Front End Development
15 38 (17.67%) Web Services
16 37 (17.21%) User Experience
17 36 (16.74%) MVC
18 35 (16.28%) GIS
18 35 (16.28%) ASP.NET
18 35 (16.28%) SQL
19 33 (15.35%) CSS3
20 32 (14.88%) Cucumber

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 45 (20.93%) GeoServer
2 9 (4.19%) CMS
2 9 (4.19%) JBoss
3 7 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.79%) WordPress
5 4 (1.86%) Drupal
5 4 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) DHCP
1 1 (0.47%) DNS
1 1 (0.47%) Firewall
1 1 (0.47%) HTTP
1 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.28%) GIS
2 14 (6.51%) NoSQL
2 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.19%) MySQL
4 8 (3.72%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.26%) Spatial Data
6 4 (1.86%) Big Data
6 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.40%) QGIS
8 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (18.60%) JIRA
2 32 (14.88%) Cucumber
3 31 (14.42%) Gradle
4 29 (13.49%) Maven
5 27 (12.56%) JBehave
6 26 (12.09%) Jenkins
7 17 (7.91%) Artifactory
8 16 (7.44%) Git (software)
8 16 (7.44%) Jasmine
9 15 (6.98%) Selenium
10 11 (5.12%) Subversion
11 9 (4.19%) Visual Studio
12 8 (3.72%) SoapUI
13 7 (3.26%) Grunt
14 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.86%) Bower
15 4 (1.86%) gulp
15 4 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.86%) Protractor
16 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (14.88%) Finance
2 3 (1.40%) Marketing
3 2 (0.93%) Advertising
3 2 (0.93%) Law
3 2 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 193 (89.77%) Developer
2 45 (20.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (14.42%) Java Developer
4 30 (13.95%) Web Developer
5 23 (10.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (9.77%) Senior Developer
7 19 (8.84%) .NET Developer
8 16 (7.44%) GIS Developer
9 14 (6.51%) Node.js Developer
9 14 (6.51%) UI Developer
10 13 (6.05%) Python Developer
11 11 (5.12%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Angular Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Developer in Test
13 8 (3.72%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 7 (3.26%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.26%) Open Source Developer
15 6 (2.79%) GIS Web Developer
15 6 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (53.95%) HTML
2 109 (50.70%) CSS
3 88 (40.93%) AngularJS
4 48 (22.33%) jQuery
5 45 (20.93%) .NET
5 45 (20.93%) PostGIS
6 44 (20.47%) Leaflet
6 44 (20.47%) Node.js
6 44 (20.47%) OpenLayers
7 39 (18.14%) HTML5
7 39 (18.14%) React
8 38 (17.67%) Web Services
9 35 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 33 (15.35%) CSS3
11 27 (12.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (11.63%) Sass
13 19 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (8.84%) REST
13 19 (8.84%) XML
14 18 (8.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.21%) User Experience
2 7 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.47%) Fintech
5 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.40%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) CentOS
4 1 (0.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (40.47%) Scrum
3 52 (24.19%) TDD
4 47 (21.86%) Web Development
5 44 (20.47%) BDD
6 39 (18.14%) Front End Development
7 36 (16.74%) MVC
8 29 (13.49%) Open Source
9 25 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (9.77%) Kanban
11 14 (6.51%) SDLC
12 12 (5.58%) OO
13 10 (4.65%) Data Migration
13 10 (4.65%) Microservices
13 10 (4.65%) Migration
13 10 (4.65%) SOA
14 9 (4.19%) DevOps
14 9 (4.19%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.72%) Mentoring
16 7 (3.26%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.86%) Java
2 68 (31.63%) Python
3 35 (16.28%) SQL
4 32 (14.88%) C#
5 13 (6.05%) PHP
6 12 (5.58%) ES6
7 7 (3.26%) C
7 7 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.33%) Ruby
9 4 (1.86%) ECMAScript
9 4 (1.86%) Perl
10 3 (1.40%) C++
10 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.40%) Scala
10 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) Clojure
11 2 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) HNC
2 1 (0.47%) HND
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) QA
2 5 (2.33%) WCAG
3 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.93%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (8.37%) Ansible
2 7 (3.26%) Puppet
3 5 (2.33%) TeamSite
4 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (20.93%) ESRI
2 15 (6.98%) Oracle
3 10 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.40%) HP
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.93%) Apigee
6 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.47%) Apple
7 1 (0.47%) OpenText
7 1 (0.47%) Progress
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) RightScale
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Zend
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