Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 97 133
Rank change year-on-year -34 +36 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.23% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

ES6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,053 729 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.31% 42.33% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 467 517
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £52.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.62% +60.37% -14.67%
10th Percentile £16.18 £23.60 £21.80
90th Percentile £36.50 £52.17 £41.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -52.63% +16.00% +38.89%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in Edinburgh

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES6 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES6 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ES6.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) React
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Sass
5 4 (50.00%) PostGIS
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) GIS
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) npm
6 3 (37.50%) GeoServer
6 3 (37.50%) OpenLayers
6 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (37.50%) Docker
6 3 (37.50%) Node.js
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation

ES6
Co-occurring 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 3 (37.50%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) npm
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) QGIS
3 1 (12.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (12.50%) Bower
4 1 (12.50%) DBeaver
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (25.00%) GIS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior GIS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) UI Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) GIS Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) React
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) PostGIS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) OpenLayers
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) RequireJS
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (25.00%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSD
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware