Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 87 91
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 -20
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 39 45 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.23% 1.80% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.08% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 35
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -10.11%
10th Percentile £218 £306 £363
90th Percentile £601 £523 £448
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +159.26% -

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 1,539 2,159 2,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.19% 86.57% 87.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 1,158 1,481
Median daily rate £438 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £242 £284 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +60.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £17.01 £14.84 £12.76
90th Percentile £53.70 £46.71 £119.33
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -8.70% +13.81% +3.64%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Front End Development in Edinburgh

Front End Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) HTML
3 21 (53.85%) CSS
4 17 (43.59%) React
5 16 (41.03%) User Experience
6 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 12 (30.77%) CSS3
8 11 (28.21%) Node.js
8 11 (28.21%) Sass
8 11 (28.21%) Grunt
8 11 (28.21%) jQuery
9 10 (25.64%) GIS
9 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (25.64%) Public Sector
10 9 (23.08%) HTML5
11 8 (20.51%) Kanban
11 8 (20.51%) Subversion
11 8 (20.51%) WCAG
11 8 (20.51%) WAI
11 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.95%) REST
12 7 (17.95%) TDD
12 7 (17.95%) AWS
13 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (15.38%) Linux
13 6 (15.38%) Microservices
13 6 (15.38%) Project Delivery
14 5 (12.82%) Prototyping

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 (10.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) AWS
2 3 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Serverless
3 1 (2.56%) Azure
3 1 (2.56%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (2.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) GIS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) Grunt
3 8 (20.51%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (2.56%) Gatling
5 1 (2.56%) gulp
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 10 (25.64%) Public Sector
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Designer
3 12 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (23.08%) UI Designer
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (12.82%) React Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Interface Designer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.26%) UX Designer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Interaction Designer
9 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Lead C# Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) React
4 12 (30.77%) CSS3
5 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 11 (28.21%) Node.js
5 11 (28.21%) Sass
6 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.95%) REST
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.13%) Vue.js
11 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
11 1 (2.56%) JSON
11 1 (2.56%) LESS
11 1 (2.56%) Redux
11 1 (2.56%) RESTful
11 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) User Experience
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Kanban
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) Microservices
5 6 (15.38%) Project Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
6 5 (12.82%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (12.82%) Web Design
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) Service Design
8 3 (7.69%) A/B Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Coaching
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Trunk-Based Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) ES6
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) WAI
1 8 (20.51%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) IBM