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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 28 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 83 105 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.51% 7.18% 6.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.53% 26.92% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 49
Median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
425 390 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.20% 26.66% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 242 249
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 119 (64.67%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (58.15%) HTML
3 101 (54.89%) CSS
4 82 (44.57%) AngularJS
5 77 (41.85%) Java
6 65 (35.33%) Web Services
7 56 (30.43%) jQuery
8 54 (29.35%) Python
9 52 (28.26%) HTML5
10 51 (27.72%) REST
10 51 (27.72%) Scrum
11 43 (23.37%) JIRA
12 42 (22.83%) Open Source
13 38 (20.65%) Web Development
14 37 (20.11%) CSS3
14 37 (20.11%) Node.js
15 36 (19.57%) NoSQL
15 36 (19.57%) RESTful
16 35 (19.02%) User Experience
16 35 (19.02%) Finance
16 35 (19.02%) GIS
17 32 (17.39%) MVC
17 32 (17.39%) TDD
17 32 (17.39%) Unit Testing
17 32 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (17.39%) PostGIS
17 32 (17.39%) GeoServer
18 31 (16.85%) SDLC
19 30 (16.30%) OpenLayers
19 30 (16.30%) Linux

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 37 (20.11%) Node.js
2 32 (17.39%) GeoServer
3 13 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.52%) Apache
5 11 (5.98%) NServiceBus
6 7 (3.80%) JBoss
6 7 (3.80%) nginx
7 6 (3.26%) CMS
8 5 (2.72%) Confluence
8 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.17%) Drupal
9 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.17%) IIS
9 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.63%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.09%) WordPress
12 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.63%) InDesign
5 2 (1.09%) Edge Animate
5 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Heroku
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.13%) HTTP
2 4 (2.17%) Firewall
2 4 (2.17%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) LDAP
3 2 (1.09%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.57%) NoSQL
2 35 (19.02%) GIS
3 27 (14.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.09%) DB2
9 2 (1.09%) MySQL
9 2 (1.09%) QGIS
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (23.37%) JIRA
2 29 (15.76%) Maven
3 28 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 28 (15.22%) Selenium
4 26 (14.13%) Jenkins
5 23 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 23 (12.50%) Gradle
6 21 (11.41%) JBehave
7 16 (8.70%) Subversion
8 15 (8.15%) gulp
9 12 (6.52%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.35%) Grunt
10 8 (4.35%) JUnit
10 8 (4.35%) NetBeans
11 7 (3.80%) Hudson
12 6 (3.26%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.17%) Introscope
14 4 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (19.02%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (78.80%) Developer
2 29 (15.76%) GIS Developer
3 22 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 15 (8.15%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.61%) PHP Developer
8 13 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (6.52%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (58.15%) HTML
2 101 (54.89%) CSS
3 82 (44.57%) AngularJS
4 65 (35.33%) Web Services
5 56 (30.43%) jQuery
6 52 (28.26%) HTML5
7 51 (27.72%) REST
8 37 (20.11%) CSS3
9 36 (19.57%) RESTful
10 32 (17.39%) PostGIS
11 30 (16.30%) OpenLayers
12 29 (15.76%) Leaflet
12 29 (15.76%) React
13 25 (13.59%) .NET
14 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET
15 23 (12.50%) JSON
15 23 (12.50%) XML
16 19 (10.33%) .NET Framework
16 19 (10.33%) Spring
17 18 (9.78%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.02%) User Experience
2 23 (12.50%) iPad
3 8 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.80%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.30%) Linux
2 16 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 13 (7.07%) Windows
4 8 (4.35%) Unix
5 6 (3.26%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) AIX
7 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (64.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.72%) Scrum
3 42 (22.83%) Open Source
4 38 (20.65%) Web Development
5 32 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (17.39%) MVC
5 32 (17.39%) TDD
5 32 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 31 (16.85%) SDLC
7 25 (13.59%) Front End Development
8 24 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 23 (12.50%) Service Design
10 22 (11.96%) OO
11 21 (11.41%) Waterfall
12 20 (10.87%) Project Management
13 18 (9.78%) BDD
13 18 (9.78%) Software Engineering
14 14 (7.61%) Integration Testing
14 14 (7.61%) Refactoring
15 12 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.85%) Java
2 54 (29.35%) Python
3 27 (14.67%) C#
3 27 (14.67%) PHP
3 27 (14.67%) SQL
4 13 (7.07%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.98%) ES6
6 10 (5.43%) Perl
6 10 (5.43%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.80%) PHP 5
9 6 (3.26%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (3.26%) JSX
9 6 (3.26%) Ruby
10 5 (2.72%) C
11 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.50%) QA
2 8 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) Docker
1 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.26%) CA Wily
3 4 (2.17%) Ansible
3 4 (2.17%) Puppet
3 4 (2.17%) vRealize
4 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.09%) logstash
4 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.09%) SCCM
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (14.67%) ESRI
2 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.61%) Oracle
4 11 (5.98%) VMware
5 6 (3.26%) IBM
6 4 (2.17%) Adobe
6 4 (2.17%) CA
6 4 (2.17%) Zend
7 3 (1.63%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.63%) Twitter
8 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.09%) Facebook
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) Infoblox
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.09%) Splunk
9 1 (0.54%) Cyber-Ark
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