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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 21 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 98 106 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.03% 7.39% 7.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.08% 26.77% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 64
Median daily rate £378 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £413 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.93% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +7.85%
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
407 396 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.18% 27.62% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 230 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 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 30 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.

1 139 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (51.55%) HTML
3 99 (51.03%) Java
4 93 (47.94%) CSS
5 88 (45.36%) AngularJS
6 76 (39.18%) Python
7 71 (36.60%) Web Services
8 67 (34.54%) Scrum
9 63 (32.47%) REST
10 57 (29.38%) jQuery
11 56 (28.87%) JIRA
12 55 (28.35%) Open Source
13 53 (27.32%) GIS
13 53 (27.32%) PostGIS
13 53 (27.32%) GeoServer
14 51 (26.29%) OpenLayers
15 46 (23.71%) NoSQL
16 45 (23.20%) Leaflet
17 44 (22.68%) TDD
18 43 (22.16%) ESRI
18 43 (22.16%) Node.js
18 43 (22.16%) Jenkins
19 42 (21.65%) HTML5
19 42 (21.65%) Maven
20 41 (21.13%) Web Development
21 40 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (20.62%) SDLC
22 38 (19.59%) Selenium
23 36 (18.56%) Cucumber
23 36 (18.56%) Gradle

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 53 (27.32%) GeoServer
2 43 (22.16%) Node.js
3 12 (6.19%) Apache
4 8 (4.12%) JBoss
5 7 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.61%) nginx
6 6 (3.09%) CMS
7 5 (2.58%) Confluence
7 5 (2.58%) NServiceBus
7 5 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.06%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.55%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.03%) Drupal
10 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.03%) WordPress
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.55%) InDesign
4 2 (1.03%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) Heroku
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (1.03%) LDAP
3 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.32%) GIS
2 46 (23.71%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.82%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.73%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.61%) QGIS
7 4 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.03%) DB2
9 2 (1.03%) MySQL
9 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (28.87%) JIRA
2 43 (22.16%) Jenkins
3 42 (21.65%) Maven
4 38 (19.59%) Selenium
5 36 (18.56%) Cucumber
5 36 (18.56%) Gradle
6 34 (17.53%) JBehave
7 31 (15.98%) Git (software)
8 23 (11.86%) Subversion
9 15 (7.73%) Artifactory
9 15 (7.73%) gulp
10 13 (6.70%) Hudson
11 12 (6.19%) Jasmine
12 9 (4.64%) Bower
13 8 (4.12%) Grunt
13 8 (4.12%) JUnit
13 8 (4.12%) NetBeans
14 6 (3.09%) Eclipse
14 6 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (16.49%) Finance
2 7 (3.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.52%) Games
3 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (84.02%) Developer
2 46 (23.71%) GIS Developer
3 26 (13.40%) Java Developer
4 23 (11.86%) Web Developer
5 20 (10.31%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (9.79%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.76%) Senior Developer
8 14 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (6.19%) PHP Developer
10 10 (5.15%) GIS Web Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.64%) UI Developer
12 8 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.12%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 6 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (51.55%) HTML
2 93 (47.94%) CSS
3 88 (45.36%) AngularJS
4 71 (36.60%) Web Services
5 63 (32.47%) REST
6 57 (29.38%) jQuery
7 53 (27.32%) PostGIS
8 51 (26.29%) OpenLayers
9 45 (23.20%) Leaflet
10 42 (21.65%) HTML5
11 34 (17.53%) RESTful
12 31 (15.98%) CSS3
13 27 (13.92%) React
14 22 (11.34%) .NET
15 20 (10.31%) XML
16 19 (9.79%) Spring
17 18 (9.28%) ASP.NET
17 18 (9.28%) hapi
18 17 (8.76%) RefluxJS
18 17 (8.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.53%) User Experience
2 23 (11.86%) iPad
3 8 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.61%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.03%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.03%) Photography
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.04%) Linux
2 15 (7.73%) Mac OS X
3 10 (5.15%) Windows
4 8 (4.12%) Unix
5 2 (1.03%) AIX
5 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (71.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.54%) Scrum
3 55 (28.35%) Open Source
4 44 (22.68%) TDD
5 41 (21.13%) Web Development
6 40 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (20.62%) SDLC
7 33 (17.01%) MVC
8 31 (15.98%) Unit Testing
9 28 (14.43%) BDD
10 24 (12.37%) E-Commerce
11 23 (11.86%) Front End Development
11 23 (11.86%) Service Design
12 21 (10.82%) OO
13 19 (9.79%) Waterfall
14 18 (9.28%) Project Management
15 16 (8.25%) Software Engineering
16 15 (7.73%) Microservices
16 15 (7.73%) OOD
17 14 (7.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.03%) Java
2 76 (39.18%) Python
3 35 (18.04%) SQL
4 24 (12.37%) C#
4 24 (12.37%) PHP
5 16 (8.25%) Perl
5 16 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.19%) CoffeeScript
7 11 (5.67%) ES6
8 7 (3.61%) PHP 5
9 6 (3.09%) C
9 6 (3.09%) JSX
9 6 (3.09%) Ruby
9 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.43%) QA
2 11 (5.67%) WCAG
3 9 (4.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.09%) Docker
3 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (7.73%) Ansible
2 8 (4.12%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.09%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.06%) Puppet
4 4 (2.06%) vRealize
5 2 (1.03%) logstash
5 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.03%) SCCM
5 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.03%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (22.16%) ESRI
2 17 (8.76%) VMware
3 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.19%) Oracle
5 5 (2.58%) IBM
6 4 (2.06%) Adobe
6 4 (2.06%) CA
7 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.03%) Google
8 2 (1.03%) Infoblox
8 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.03%) Splunk
9 1 (0.52%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.52%) HP
9 1 (0.52%) Twitter
9 1 (0.52%) Zend
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