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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 8 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 104 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.31% 6.99% 7.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.65% 21.85% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 36 68
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £38.75 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +28.31%

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
363 453 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.96% 31.99% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 263 270
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, 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.

1 132 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (58.69%) HTML
3 117 (54.93%) CSS
4 85 (39.91%) AngularJS
5 81 (38.03%) Java
6 67 (31.46%) Scrum
7 60 (28.17%) Node.js
8 55 (25.82%) TDD
9 53 (24.88%) Web Development
10 50 (23.47%) Python
11 48 (22.54%) HTML5
12 47 (22.07%) jQuery
13 45 (21.13%) BDD
13 45 (21.13%) .NET
14 43 (20.19%) React
15 39 (18.31%) Front End Development
16 37 (17.37%) MVC
17 35 (16.43%) User Experience
18 34 (15.96%) CSS3
19 32 (15.02%) Finance
19 32 (15.02%) Web Services
20 31 (14.55%) ASP.NET
21 30 (14.08%) C#
22 28 (13.15%) ESRI
22 28 (13.15%) Cucumber
22 28 (13.15%) PostGIS
22 28 (13.15%) GeoServer
23 27 (12.68%) OpenLayers
23 27 (12.68%) Leaflet
23 27 (12.68%) JIRA

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 28 (13.15%) GeoServer
2 14 (6.57%) CMS
3 6 (2.82%) EPiServer
3 6 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.82%) WordPress
4 4 (1.88%) Apache
4 4 (1.88%) Drupal
4 4 (1.88%) JBoss
4 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.41%) Confluence
5 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.94%) IIS
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.88%) PaaS
4 3 (1.41%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) VXLAN
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) DHCP
3 1 (0.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.86%) GIS
2 17 (7.98%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.51%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.16%) MySQL
5 7 (3.29%) Spatial Data
6 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.41%) QGIS
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (13.15%) Cucumber
2 27 (12.68%) JIRA
3 25 (11.74%) Maven
4 24 (11.27%) Gradle
4 24 (11.27%) Jenkins
5 20 (9.39%) Git (software)
5 20 (9.39%) JBehave
6 16 (7.51%) Selenium
7 15 (7.04%) Subversion
8 13 (6.10%) Jasmine
9 9 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.76%) Artifactory
10 8 (3.76%) Grunt
11 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.35%) Bower
12 5 (2.35%) Protractor
13 4 (1.88%) Ant
14 3 (1.41%) gulp
14 3 (1.41%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (15.02%) Finance
2 5 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Advertising
3 2 (0.94%) Law
3 2 (0.94%) Marketing
3 2 (0.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 178 (83.57%) Developer
2 46 (21.60%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (14.55%) Web Developer
4 28 (13.15%) Java Developer
5 24 (11.27%) Senior Developer
6 23 (10.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (7.98%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.04%) Angular Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Node.js Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Python Developer
11 10 (4.69%) GIS Developer
12 9 (4.23%) HTML Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.76%) UI Developer
14 7 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (3.29%) Open Source Developer
15 6 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
15 6 (2.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 6 (2.82%) GIS Web Developer
15 6 (2.82%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (58.69%) HTML
2 117 (54.93%) CSS
3 85 (39.91%) AngularJS
4 60 (28.17%) Node.js
5 48 (22.54%) HTML5
6 47 (22.07%) jQuery
7 45 (21.13%) .NET
8 43 (20.19%) React
9 34 (15.96%) CSS3
10 32 (15.02%) Web Services
11 31 (14.55%) ASP.NET
12 28 (13.15%) PostGIS
13 27 (12.68%) Leaflet
13 27 (12.68%) OpenLayers
14 24 (11.27%) RESTful
15 23 (10.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (10.33%) Sass
17 19 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (8.45%) REST
18 18 (8.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.43%) User Experience
2 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Animation
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.47%) Fintech
6 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.86%) Linux
2 8 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.88%) Unix
5 3 (1.41%) Android
5 3 (1.41%) Windows
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.46%) Scrum
3 55 (25.82%) TDD
4 53 (24.88%) Web Development
5 45 (21.13%) BDD
6 39 (18.31%) Front End Development
7 37 (17.37%) MVC
8 24 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (10.80%) Open Source
10 15 (7.04%) DevOps
11 14 (6.57%) Kanban
12 13 (6.10%) OO
13 11 (5.16%) Migration
13 11 (5.16%) SDLC
14 10 (4.69%) Data Migration
14 10 (4.69%) SOA
15 9 (4.23%) Microservices
16 8 (3.76%) Open Source Development
16 8 (3.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (3.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.03%) Java
2 50 (23.47%) Python
3 30 (14.08%) C#
4 26 (12.21%) SQL
5 16 (7.51%) PHP
6 8 (3.76%) Perl
7 7 (3.29%) ES6
7 7 (3.29%) Ruby
8 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.88%) Scala
10 3 (1.41%) C
10 3 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.94%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) C++
11 2 (0.94%) Clojure
12 1 (0.47%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (10.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) VCAP
3 2 (0.94%) VCP6
3 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.47%) HNC
4 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) Docker
1 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (7.51%) Ansible
2 11 (5.16%) Puppet
3 5 (2.35%) TeamSite
3 5 (2.35%) vRealize
4 4 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (13.15%) ESRI
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle
5 6 (2.82%) VMware
6 3 (1.41%) Adobe
6 3 (1.41%) Apigee
6 3 (1.41%) Cisco
6 3 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.41%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.94%) Apple
7 2 (0.94%) OpenText
8 1 (0.47%) Alterian
8 1 (0.47%) Progress
8 1 (0.47%) RightScale
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago