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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 124 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.63% 6.34% 7.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.71% 23.87% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 51
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £33.86
% change year-on-year
+17.80% +7.78%
JavaScript
Scotland

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
391 444 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.50% 26.54% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 263 256
Median daily rate £353 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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.

1 149 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (62.44%) Java
3 116 (52.49%) Scrum
4 114 (51.58%) Python
5 98 (44.34%) HTML
6 88 (39.82%) CSS
7 85 (38.46%) GeoServer
8 83 (37.56%) PostGIS
9 82 (37.10%) OpenLayers
10 81 (36.65%) AngularJS
11 78 (35.29%) GIS
11 78 (35.29%) ESRI
12 76 (34.39%) Leaflet
13 74 (33.48%) JIRA
14 67 (30.32%) Jenkins
15 65 (29.41%) Open Source
15 65 (29.41%) Web Services
16 56 (25.34%) TDD
16 56 (25.34%) REST
16 56 (25.34%) Gradle
17 54 (24.43%) Maven
18 53 (23.98%) Cucumber
19 52 (23.53%) User Experience
20 51 (23.08%) JBehave
21 48 (21.72%) jQuery
22 47 (21.27%) SQL
23 46 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (20.81%) Web Development
24 44 (19.91%) Selenium
25 43 (19.46%) Ansible

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 85 (38.46%) GeoServer
2 15 (6.79%) JBoss
3 12 (5.43%) CMS
4 5 (2.26%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.81%) Apache
5 4 (1.81%) Drupal
5 4 (1.81%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) InDesign
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) HTTP
2 4 (1.81%) Firewall
3 3 (1.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.90%) LDAP
4 2 (0.90%) Network Security
4 2 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
5 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (35.29%) GIS
2 38 (17.19%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.24%) Spatial Data
4 15 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.17%) QGIS
8 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.26%) MySQL
10 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.36%) Big Data
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.90%) DB2
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.45%) MS Access
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (33.48%) JIRA
2 67 (30.32%) Jenkins
3 56 (25.34%) Gradle
4 54 (24.43%) Maven
5 53 (23.98%) Cucumber
6 51 (23.08%) JBehave
7 44 (19.91%) Selenium
8 40 (18.10%) Artifactory
9 28 (12.67%) Git (software)
10 20 (9.05%) Subversion
11 14 (6.33%) Hudson
12 12 (5.43%) Bower
13 9 (4.07%) Jasmine
14 8 (3.62%) Grunt
14 8 (3.62%) SoapUI
15 7 (3.17%) gulp
16 5 (2.26%) DBeaver
17 4 (1.81%) Introscope
18 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (14.03%) Finance
2 5 (2.26%) Banking
3 2 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Publishing
4 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 185 (83.71%) Developer
2 58 (26.24%) GIS Developer
3 36 (16.29%) Web Developer
4 32 (14.48%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.79%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.79%) GIS Web Developer
8 13 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.98%) UI Developer
10 10 (4.52%) Open Source Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (4.07%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (3.62%) Python Developer
13 7 (3.17%) Developer in Test
14 6 (2.71%) Consultant
14 6 (2.71%) Designer
14 6 (2.71%) HTML Developer
14 6 (2.71%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (44.34%) HTML
2 88 (39.82%) CSS
3 83 (37.56%) PostGIS
4 82 (37.10%) OpenLayers
5 81 (36.65%) AngularJS
6 76 (34.39%) Leaflet
7 65 (29.41%) Web Services
8 56 (25.34%) REST
9 48 (21.72%) jQuery
10 35 (15.84%) Node.js
11 26 (11.76%) .NET
11 26 (11.76%) HTML5
11 26 (11.76%) Sass
12 20 (9.05%) CSS3
13 19 (8.60%) XML
14 18 (8.14%) Java EE
14 18 (8.14%) LESS
15 17 (7.69%) RESTful
16 16 (7.24%) ASP.NET
16 16 (7.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.53%) User Experience
2 8 (3.62%) iPad
3 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.81%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.90%) Photography
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Physics
8 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.95%) Linux
2 8 (3.62%) Windows
3 6 (2.71%) Unix
4 2 (0.90%) AIX
4 2 (0.90%) Android
4 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (52.49%) Scrum
3 65 (29.41%) Open Source
4 56 (25.34%) TDD
5 46 (20.81%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (20.81%) Web Development
6 43 (19.46%) BDD
6 43 (19.46%) SDLC
7 32 (14.48%) Front End Development
8 24 (10.86%) Kanban
9 23 (10.41%) MVC
10 17 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.79%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.88%) Microservices
13 11 (4.98%) OOD
13 11 (4.98%) SOA
14 10 (4.52%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.07%) OO
16 8 (3.62%) Coaching
16 8 (3.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 138 (62.44%) Java
2 114 (51.58%) Python
3 47 (21.27%) SQL
4 28 (12.67%) C#
5 21 (9.50%) PHP
6 15 (6.79%) CoffeeScript
6 15 (6.79%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.33%) C
8 13 (5.88%) Perl
9 10 (4.52%) ES6
10 5 (2.26%) JSX
10 5 (2.26%) Ruby
11 4 (1.81%) ECMAScript
11 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.90%) C++
13 2 (0.90%) VBScript
14 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.57%) WCAG
2 22 (9.95%) QA
3 7 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.90%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (3.17%) Docker
1 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.26%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (19.46%) Ansible
2 8 (3.62%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.17%) Puppet
4 6 (2.71%) CA Wily
5 4 (1.81%) vRealize
6 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.90%) logstash
7 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.90%) rkt
7 2 (0.90%) SCCM
7 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.90%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 78 (35.29%) ESRI
2 21 (9.50%) Oracle
3 18 (8.14%) VMware
4 7 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.71%) HP
6 4 (1.81%) CA
6 4 (1.81%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.90%) Google
7 2 (0.90%) Infoblox
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.90%) Splunk
7 2 (0.90%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe
8 1 (0.45%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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