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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 116 111 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.53% 6.55% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.93% 24.72% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 56 39
Median daily rate £369 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.85 £36.50 £33.11
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +10.23%
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
375 449 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.28% 26.51% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 270 261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 169 (69.55%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (58.85%) Java
3 130 (53.50%) Scrum
4 123 (50.62%) Python
5 107 (44.03%) HTML
6 98 (40.33%) CSS
7 95 (39.09%) AngularJS
8 94 (38.68%) GeoServer
9 92 (37.86%) OpenLayers
9 92 (37.86%) PostGIS
10 88 (36.21%) ESRI
11 86 (35.39%) Leaflet
12 82 (33.74%) GIS
13 75 (30.86%) JIRA
14 70 (28.81%) TDD
15 69 (28.40%) Web Services
16 68 (27.98%) Jenkins
17 67 (27.57%) Open Source
18 59 (24.28%) Gradle
19 58 (23.87%) User Experience
20 57 (23.46%) Cucumber
20 57 (23.46%) Maven
21 56 (23.05%) jQuery
22 55 (22.63%) JBehave
23 54 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (22.22%) Web Development
24 53 (21.81%) SQL
25 52 (21.40%) BDD
26 50 (20.58%) Ansible
27 49 (20.16%) REST

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 94 (38.68%) GeoServer
2 16 (6.58%) JBoss
3 13 (5.35%) CMS
4 6 (2.47%) Drupal
5 5 (2.06%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.65%) Apache
6 4 (1.65%) WordPress
7 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.82%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Edge Animate
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.47%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (33.74%) GIS
2 35 (14.40%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.17%) Spatial Data
4 14 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.35%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.47%) MySQL
8 6 (2.47%) QGIS
9 4 (1.65%) Big Data
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.41%) DB2
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (30.86%) JIRA
2 68 (27.98%) Jenkins
3 59 (24.28%) Gradle
4 57 (23.46%) Cucumber
4 57 (23.46%) Maven
5 55 (22.63%) JBehave
6 46 (18.93%) Artifactory
7 41 (16.87%) Selenium
8 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
9 20 (8.23%) Subversion
10 14 (5.76%) Bower
11 13 (5.35%) Hudson
12 11 (4.53%) Jasmine
12 11 (4.53%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.88%) gulp
13 7 (2.88%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.06%) DBeaver
14 5 (2.06%) Grunt
14 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (1.65%) Marketing
3 3 (1.23%) Banking
4 2 (0.82%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 213 (87.65%) Developer
2 62 (25.51%) GIS Developer
3 45 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 32 (13.17%) Java Developer
5 30 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (9.05%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.23%) GIS Web Developer
8 16 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (6.17%) UI Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Node.js Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Python Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Developer in Test
11 10 (4.12%) Open Source Developer
12 8 (3.29%) HTML Developer
12 8 (3.29%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.47%) Consultant
14 6 (2.47%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (44.03%) HTML
2 98 (40.33%) CSS
3 95 (39.09%) AngularJS
4 92 (37.86%) OpenLayers
4 92 (37.86%) PostGIS
5 86 (35.39%) Leaflet
6 69 (28.40%) Web Services
7 56 (23.05%) jQuery
8 49 (20.16%) REST
9 37 (15.23%) Node.js
10 35 (14.40%) .NET
11 28 (11.52%) HTML5
12 26 (10.70%) Sass
13 24 (9.88%) React
13 24 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (9.47%) ASP.NET
14 23 (9.47%) CSS3
14 23 (9.47%) XML
15 18 (7.41%) Java EE
15 18 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.87%) User Experience
2 7 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.65%) iPad
5 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.82%) Photography
6 2 (0.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Fintech
7 1 (0.41%) Physics
7 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.64%) Linux
2 5 (2.06%) Unix
2 5 (2.06%) Windows
3 2 (0.82%) Android
3 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) AIX
4 1 (0.41%) CentOS
4 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (69.55%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (53.50%) Scrum
3 70 (28.81%) TDD
4 67 (27.57%) Open Source
5 54 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (22.22%) Web Development
6 52 (21.40%) BDD
7 41 (16.87%) SDLC
8 38 (15.64%) Front End Development
9 30 (12.35%) MVC
10 27 (11.11%) Kanban
11 17 (7.00%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.35%) SOA
13 12 (4.94%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.94%) Microservices
14 10 (4.12%) Defect Management
14 10 (4.12%) User Stories
15 9 (3.70%) OO
15 9 (3.70%) Workflow
16 8 (3.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 143 (58.85%) Java
2 123 (50.62%) Python
3 53 (21.81%) SQL
4 29 (11.93%) C#
5 18 (7.41%) PHP
6 15 (6.17%) CoffeeScript
6 15 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.76%) C
8 12 (4.94%) Perl
9 9 (3.70%) ES6
10 4 (1.65%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.23%) Scala
11 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.82%) C++
12 2 (0.82%) Clojure
12 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) VBScript
13 1 (0.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (15.23%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.41%) HNC
2 1 (0.41%) HND
2 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.35%) WCAG
2 22 (9.05%) QA
3 6 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.82%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) Docker
2 5 (2.06%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (20.58%) Ansible
2 6 (2.47%) Puppet
3 5 (2.06%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.23%) CA Wily
4 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.82%) SCCM
5 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.82%) vRealize
6 1 (0.41%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.41%) logstash
6 1 (0.41%) rkt
6 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 88 (36.21%) ESRI
2 23 (9.47%) Oracle
3 15 (6.17%) VMware
4 6 (2.47%) HP
4 6 (2.47%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe
5 2 (0.82%) CA
5 2 (0.82%) IBM
5 2 (0.82%) Infoblox
5 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.82%) Zend
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.41%) Google
6 1 (0.41%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) RightScale
6 1 (0.41%) Splunk
6 1 (0.41%) Telerik
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £255 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago