Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 68 107
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 -32
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 56 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.99% 2.22% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.57% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £363 £268 £300
90th Percentile £475 £475 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
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 2,448 1,597 2,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.09% 86.32% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,473 998 1,330
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -20.88% -28.35%
10th Percentile £14.59 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £119.33 £47.23 £42.43
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.45 £33.71
% change year-on-year +20.38% -48.25% +23.14%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 39 (69.64%) HTML
2 37 (66.07%) CSS
3 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) jQuery
6 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 19 (33.93%) HTML5
7 19 (33.93%) MVC
8 16 (28.57%) Sass
9 15 (26.79%) Finance
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
9 15 (26.79%) C#
10 14 (25.00%) .NET
10 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 14 (25.00%) CSS3
10 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) Web Development
11 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
13 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.64%) TDD
13 11 (19.64%) React
14 10 (17.86%) Linux
15 9 (16.07%) Web Services
15 9 (16.07%) Java
15 9 (16.07%) Banking

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 4 (7.14%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) npm
2 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) WEP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.93%) GIS
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) QGIS
5 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.14%) Subversion
4 3 (5.36%) Hudson
4 3 (5.36%) JUnit
4 3 (5.36%) webpack
5 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.57%) Grunt
5 2 (3.57%) gulp
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.79%) Bower
6 1 (1.79%) DBeaver
6 1 (1.79%) jMock
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) Mockito
6 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Designer
4 8 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) GIS Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.36%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) HTML
2 37 (66.07%) CSS
3 23 (41.07%) jQuery
4 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 19 (33.93%) HTML5
6 16 (28.57%) Sass
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
7 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (25.00%) CSS3
8 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
10 11 (19.64%) React
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) Node.js
12 8 (14.29%) RESTful
12 8 (14.29%) SignalR
12 8 (14.29%) XML
13 7 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) MVC
3 15 (26.79%) Scrum
4 13 (23.21%) Web Development
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 7 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (10.71%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) Kanban
9 6 (10.71%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
11 4 (7.14%) MVVM
11 4 (7.14%) Prototyping
11 4 (7.14%) SDLC
11 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) ES6
5 5 (8.93%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
7 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) NVIDIA
3 1 (1.79%) VMware