Period
to 22 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 92 59
Rank change year-on-year +36 -33 +43
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 82 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.15% 1.80% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.05% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £419 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -13.89% +24.14%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £325
90th Percentile £500 £451 £528
Scotland median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh 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 2,292 2,531 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.98% 87.64% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 1,479 918
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -16.00% +31.44%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £46.20 £50.25 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +15.48% -14.29% +12.64%

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 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 64 (78.05%) HTML
2 61 (74.39%) CSS
3 58 (70.73%) JavaScript
4 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 35 (42.68%) Spring
6 33 (40.24%) Java
7 31 (37.80%) React
8 29 (35.37%) TDD
8 29 (35.37%) HTML5
9 25 (30.49%) BDD
10 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
11 19 (23.17%) Oracle
12 18 (21.95%) MVC
13 17 (20.73%) jQuery
13 17 (20.73%) Sass
14 15 (18.29%) Banking
14 15 (18.29%) JUnit
15 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
15 14 (17.07%) Degree
15 14 (17.07%) Thymeleaf
16 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
16 13 (15.85%) Coaching
16 13 (15.85%) User Experience
16 13 (15.85%) Integration Testing
16 13 (15.85%) NoSQL
16 13 (15.85%) SQL
17 12 (14.63%) Python
17 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
17 12 (14.63%) Apache Camel

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 1 (1.22%) CMS
1 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.22%) Drupal
1 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) GitHub
2 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.66%) npm
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Yarn
4 1 (1.22%) Firebase
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) NoSQL
2 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) JUnit
2 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) Hudson
3 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) Maven
4 3 (3.66%) Babel
4 3 (3.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (3.66%) JIRA
4 3 (3.66%) webpack
5 2 (2.44%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.44%) Mocha
6 1 (1.22%) Bower
6 1 (1.22%) Grunt
6 1 (1.22%) gulp
6 1 (1.22%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.29%) Banking
2 8 (9.76%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (95.12%) Developer
2 42 (51.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (21.95%) Senior Developer
5 13 (15.85%) React Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 12 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
6 12 (14.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (7.32%) HTML Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Designer
9 3 (3.66%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (78.05%) HTML
2 61 (74.39%) CSS
3 41 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 35 (42.68%) Spring
5 31 (37.80%) React
6 29 (35.37%) HTML5
7 17 (20.73%) jQuery
7 17 (20.73%) Sass
8 14 (17.07%) Thymeleaf
9 12 (14.63%) Apache Camel
10 9 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (10.98%) Vue.js
11 8 (9.76%) Node.js
12 7 (8.54%) .NET
13 6 (7.32%) Redux
14 5 (6.10%) Flask
14 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
14 5 (6.10%) JSP
14 5 (6.10%) XML
14 5 (6.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) User Experience
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) TDD
3 25 (30.49%) BDD
4 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
5 18 (21.95%) MVC
6 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
7 13 (15.85%) Coaching
7 13 (15.85%) Integration Testing
7 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.41%) DevOps
8 11 (13.41%) Scrum
9 9 (10.98%) Kanban
10 8 (9.76%) Analytics
10 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.76%) OO
10 8 (9.76%) Refactoring
10 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.76%) Web Application Development
11 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.54%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) JavaScript
2 33 (40.24%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) SQL
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 10 (12.20%) Perl
6 6 (7.32%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.10%) C#
8 3 (3.66%) ES6
9 2 (2.44%) Java 8
10 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) VMware
3 3 (3.66%) Adobe
4 1 (1.22%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.22%) Sitecore