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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 111 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.00% 6.47% 7.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.83% 23.10% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 69
Median daily rate £405 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
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
385 420 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.62% 28.02% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 242 316
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
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 5 December 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 December 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 (63.95%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (49.36%) HTML
2 115 (49.36%) Java
3 110 (47.21%) Scrum
4 108 (46.35%) CSS
5 96 (41.20%) AngularJS
6 92 (39.48%) Python
7 70 (30.04%) GeoServer
8 69 (29.61%) ESRI
9 68 (29.18%) PostGIS
10 67 (28.76%) OpenLayers
11 66 (28.33%) Leaflet
12 61 (26.18%) TDD
13 58 (24.89%) JIRA
14 56 (24.03%) Web Development
15 55 (23.61%) GIS
16 49 (21.03%) Open Source
17 48 (20.60%) User Experience
17 48 (20.60%) jQuery
18 47 (20.17%) Web Services
18 47 (20.17%) BDD
18 47 (20.17%) Gradle
19 46 (19.74%) Cucumber
20 44 (18.88%) Jenkins
21 43 (18.45%) JBehave
21 43 (18.45%) Maven
21 43 (18.45%) Degree
22 41 (17.60%) .NET
23 38 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (15.88%) HTML5

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 70 (30.04%) GeoServer
2 14 (6.01%) CMS
3 12 (5.15%) JBoss
4 9 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (3.00%) Drupal
6 6 (2.58%) ArcGIS
7 5 (2.15%) WordPress
8 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.86%) Apache
9 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Edge Animate
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) DHCP
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) FTP
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.61%) GIS
2 14 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.86%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.43%) MySQL
6 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.58%) Spatial Data
7 4 (1.72%) Big Data
7 4 (1.72%) QGIS
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.43%) Power BI
10 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (24.89%) JIRA
2 47 (20.17%) Gradle
3 46 (19.74%) Cucumber
4 44 (18.88%) Jenkins
5 43 (18.45%) JBehave
5 43 (18.45%) Maven
6 31 (13.30%) Artifactory
7 26 (11.16%) Selenium
8 16 (6.87%) Jasmine
9 14 (6.01%) Git (software)
10 10 (4.29%) SoapUI
11 8 (3.43%) Subversion
11 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.58%) Grunt
14 5 (2.15%) Bower
15 4 (1.72%) gulp
15 4 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.72%) Protractor
16 2 (0.86%) GitLab
General
1 25 (10.73%) Finance
2 4 (1.72%) Marketing
3 2 (0.86%) Advertising
3 2 (0.86%) Banking
3 2 (0.86%) Publishing
4 1 (0.43%) Legal
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 203 (87.12%) Developer
2 40 (17.17%) JavaScript Developer
2 40 (17.17%) Web Developer
3 31 (13.30%) Java Developer
4 28 (12.02%) GIS Developer
5 22 (9.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 18 (7.73%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.44%) UI Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Python Developer
9 11 (4.72%) HTML Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Developer in Test
10 10 (4.29%) GIS Web Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Open Source Developer
12 8 (3.43%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (3.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.58%) Consultant
14 6 (2.58%) Designer
14 6 (2.58%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (49.36%) HTML
2 108 (46.35%) CSS
3 96 (41.20%) AngularJS
4 68 (29.18%) PostGIS
5 67 (28.76%) OpenLayers
6 66 (28.33%) Leaflet
7 48 (20.60%) jQuery
8 47 (20.17%) Web Services
9 41 (17.60%) .NET
10 37 (15.88%) HTML5
10 37 (15.88%) React
11 35 (15.02%) Node.js
12 33 (14.16%) CSS3
13 30 (12.88%) ASP.NET
13 30 (12.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (11.16%) REST
15 25 (10.73%) Sass
16 21 (9.01%) XML
17 20 (8.58%) LESS
18 19 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.60%) User Experience
2 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (0.86%) Social Media
3 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.43%) Fintech
4 1 (0.43%) Physics
4 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.86%) Linux
2 3 (1.29%) Android
2 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.29%) Unix
3 2 (0.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (63.95%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (47.21%) Scrum
3 61 (26.18%) TDD
4 56 (24.03%) Web Development
5 49 (21.03%) Open Source
6 47 (20.17%) BDD
7 38 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (15.45%) Front End Development
9 33 (14.16%) MVC
10 22 (9.44%) SDLC
11 20 (8.58%) Kanban
12 15 (6.44%) SOA
12 15 (6.44%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.01%) Migration
14 11 (4.72%) Data Migration
14 11 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (3.86%) Defect Management
15 9 (3.86%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.86%) Microservices
15 9 (3.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 115 (49.36%) Java
2 92 (39.48%) Python
3 35 (15.02%) SQL
4 30 (12.88%) C#
5 16 (6.87%) PHP
6 10 (4.29%) C
7 9 (3.86%) ES6
8 4 (1.72%) ECMAScript
8 4 (1.72%) Ruby
8 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.29%) C++
9 3 (1.29%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.29%) Perl
9 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.29%) Scala
9 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.86%) Clojure
10 2 (0.86%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (18.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) HNC
2 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.30%) WCAG
2 10 (4.29%) QA
3 4 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.86%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (15.02%) Ansible
2 9 (3.86%) Puppet
3 6 (2.58%) TeamSite
4 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (29.61%) ESRI
2 17 (7.30%) Oracle
3 6 (2.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.15%) HP
5 3 (1.29%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.86%) Adobe
6 2 (0.86%) Apigee
6 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.43%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) OpenText
7 1 (0.43%) Progress
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.43%) RightScale
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) Telerik
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago