Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 58 100
Rank change year-on-year -32 +42 -31
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 52 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.80% 2.62% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.14% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £268
90th Percentile £451 £528 £433
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 - -

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 2,503 1,466 2,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.67% 83.44% 83.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,464 903 1,307
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £268 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.51% +22.82%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.32
90th Percentile £65.50 £47.70 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £22.75 £23.35
% change year-on-year -4.40% -2.57% +12.53%

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 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development 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 Front End Development.

1 37 (71.15%) HTML
2 35 (67.31%) JavaScript
2 35 (67.31%) CSS
3 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) jQuery
5 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
5 19 (36.54%) React
6 15 (28.85%) HTML5
7 14 (26.92%) Java
8 13 (25.00%) C#
8 13 (25.00%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) MVC
9 12 (23.08%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (21.15%) Sass
11 10 (19.23%) TDD
11 10 (19.23%) Web Development
11 10 (19.23%) Node.js
11 10 (19.23%) CSS3
12 9 (17.31%) Scrum
12 9 (17.31%) Linux
12 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
13 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
13 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (13.46%) RESTful

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 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) npm
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) QGIS
4 1 (1.92%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Bower
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) gulp
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) Grunt
4 2 (3.85%) Hudson
4 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.92%) DBeaver
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) jspm
5 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.92%) Mockito
5 1 (1.92%) Protractor
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (13.46%) React Developer
6 6 (11.54%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.62%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Linux Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Designer
10 2 (3.85%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 2 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) HTML
2 35 (67.31%) CSS
3 20 (38.46%) jQuery
4 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
4 19 (36.54%) React
5 15 (28.85%) HTML5
6 13 (25.00%) .NET
6 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (21.15%) Sass
9 10 (19.23%) CSS3
9 10 (19.23%) Node.js
10 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
12 7 (13.46%) RESTful
12 7 (13.46%) Web Services
13 6 (11.54%) SignalR
14 5 (9.62%) XML
15 4 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.62%) BDD
8 5 (9.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (9.62%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.69%) Kanban
9 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Mobile First
10 3 (5.77%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (5.77%) Prototyping
10 3 (5.77%) SDLC
11 2 (3.85%) API Development
11 2 (3.85%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) ES6
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) GeoWebCache
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Pega
2 2 (3.85%) VMware