Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 100 128
Rank change year-on-year -25 +28 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.66% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% - -
Scotland median daily rate £444 £375 -
% change year-on-year +18.33% - -
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 1,023 763 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.61% 41.24% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 469 491
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £275
90th Percentile £568 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £45.31 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.75% +16.18% -8.24%
10th Percentile £16.07 £14.56 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.55 £52.17 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -60.56% +13.33% +22.95%

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 23 May 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%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) React
3 5 (62.50%) Sass
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
4 4 (50.00%) GeoServer
4 4 (50.00%) OpenLayers
4 4 (50.00%) npm
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) LESS
4 4 (50.00%) PostGIS
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) MVVM
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3

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 4 (50.00%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) QGIS
2 1 (12.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
3 1 (12.50%) DBeaver
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Developer
3 3 (37.50%) GIS Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior GIS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) GIS Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) React Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Web 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%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) LESS
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) OpenLayers
3 4 (50.00%) PostGIS
4 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) D3.js
4 3 (37.50%) Ember.js
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Underscore.js
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) MVVM
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (12.50%) Aerial Photography
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware