Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 104 123
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.90% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £373 £314 £315
90th Percentile £483 £455 £441
Scotland median daily rate £425 £401 £350
% change year-on-year +6.12% +14.43% -
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 1,053 889 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.22% 37.59% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 534 474
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -16.43% +25.66%
10th Percentile £36.05 £13.00 £21.48
90th Percentile £45.96 £47.23 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.72% -9.38% +23.36%

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

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) React
3 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
4 10 (71.43%) npm
5 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
5 9 (64.29%) CSS
6 8 (57.14%) TDD
7 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (50.00%) Yarn
7 7 (50.00%) Redux
8 6 (42.86%) Node.js
8 6 (42.86%) Banking
8 6 (42.86%) HTML
9 5 (35.71%) Java
9 5 (35.71%) Python
9 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
9 5 (35.71%) MVC
9 5 (35.71%) Finance
9 5 (35.71%) Mocha
9 5 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
9 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
9 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (35.71%) HTML5
9 5 (35.71%) JSON
9 5 (35.71%) Enzyme
9 5 (35.71%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 5 (35.71%) Babel
9 5 (35.71%) Chai

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 1 (7.14%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) npm
2 7 (50.00%) Yarn
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Babel
2 5 (35.71%) Mocha
2 5 (35.71%) webpack
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (42.86%) React Developer
5 3 (21.43%) AWS Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) GIS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) React
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Redux
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) Node.js
5 5 (35.71%) Chai
5 5 (35.71%) Enzyme
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) LESS
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) D3.js
7 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Native
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (35.71%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (21.43%) MVVM
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java 8
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript