Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 85 87
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 99 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.34% 1.79% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.11% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £335 £308 £325
90th Percentile £500 £475 £520
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,631 2,365 1,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.68% 84.77% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,379 1,077
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £545 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.56% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -14.46% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.22 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.96 £37.52 £47.03
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Edinburgh

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Edinburgh

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development 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 Front End Development.

1 74 (74.75%) JavaScript
2 66 (66.67%) CSS
3 65 (65.66%) HTML
4 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (46.46%) React
6 39 (39.39%) HTML5
7 38 (38.38%) AngularJS
8 25 (25.25%) Java
9 24 (24.24%) TDD
10 23 (23.23%) Spring
11 22 (22.22%) Sass
12 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
13 19 (19.19%) BDD
14 18 (18.18%) MVC
14 18 (18.18%) CSS3
15 17 (17.17%) User Experience
15 17 (17.17%) npm
16 16 (16.16%) Redux
16 16 (16.16%) Node.js
16 16 (16.16%) Scrum
16 16 (16.16%) jQuery
17 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing
17 15 (15.15%) webpack
18 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
18 14 (14.14%) Banking
19 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
20 12 (12.12%) Subversion
20 12 (12.12%) Finance
20 12 (12.12%) JSON

Front End Development
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 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) npm
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) GitHub
2 4 (4.04%) Yarn
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Firebase
4 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) WEP
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) MongoDB
1 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) webpack
3 12 (12.12%) Subversion
4 10 (10.10%) JUnit
5 8 (8.08%) Grunt
5 8 (8.08%) gulp
6 5 (5.05%) Babel
6 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.05%) Maven
7 4 (4.04%) Mocha
8 3 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (3.03%) Hudson
8 3 (3.03%) JIRA
9 2 (2.02%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.01%) Bower
10 1 (1.01%) JSUnit
General
1 14 (14.14%) Banking
2 12 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Front Office
4 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (91.92%) Developer
2 57 (57.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (23.23%) JavaScript Developer
3 23 (23.23%) React Developer
4 16 (16.16%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.06%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Designer
9 4 (4.04%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (66.67%) CSS
2 65 (65.66%) HTML
3 46 (46.46%) React
4 39 (39.39%) HTML5
5 38 (38.38%) AngularJS
6 23 (23.23%) Spring
7 22 (22.22%) Sass
8 18 (18.18%) CSS3
9 16 (16.16%) jQuery
9 16 (16.16%) Node.js
9 16 (16.16%) Redux
10 12 (12.12%) JSON
11 11 (11.11%) .NET
11 11 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (11.11%) XML
12 10 (10.10%) Vue.js
13 9 (9.09%) RESTful
14 8 (8.08%) Apache Camel
15 7 (7.07%) DOM
16 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) User Experience
2 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.05%) Fintech
4 4 (4.04%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) TDD
3 19 (19.19%) BDD
4 18 (18.18%) MVC
5 16 (16.16%) Scrum
6 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.10%) Coaching
12 9 (9.09%) Analytics
12 9 (9.09%) Functional Programming
12 9 (9.09%) Integration Testing
13 8 (8.08%) Microservices
14 7 (7.07%) DevOps
14 7 (7.07%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
14 7 (7.07%) Kanban
14 7 (7.07%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (7.07%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 74 (74.75%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.25%) Java
3 11 (11.11%) SQL
4 10 (10.10%) Python
5 8 (8.08%) ES6
6 6 (6.06%) C#
6 6 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.05%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) Java 8
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle
2 3 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.01%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.01%) SAP