Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 73 109
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36 -23
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 82 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.71% 1.76% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.10% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £336 £296 £318
90th Percentile £488 £475 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
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 2,636 1,903 2,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.23% 83.91% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,522 1,158 1,326
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.24% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.37 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 61 (74.39%) JavaScript
2 52 (63.41%) CSS
3 51 (62.20%) HTML
4 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (41.46%) HTML5
6 31 (37.80%) React
7 30 (36.59%) AngularJS
8 27 (32.93%) Sass
9 26 (31.71%) Git (software)
10 25 (30.49%) CSS3
11 23 (28.05%) jQuery
12 22 (26.83%) Scrum
13 16 (19.51%) npm
14 15 (18.29%) Node.js
14 15 (18.29%) MVC
15 14 (17.07%) Finance
15 14 (17.07%) Banking
15 14 (17.07%) SQL
15 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.07%) User Experience
15 14 (17.07%) webpack
16 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (15.85%) Web Development
16 13 (15.85%) JSON
17 12 (14.63%) RESTful
17 12 (14.63%) TDD
17 12 (14.63%) Redux
18 10 (12.20%) Angular 2
18 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
18 10 (12.20%) Subversion

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 (3.66%) GeoServer
2 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) npm
2 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Yarn
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) WEP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.66%) GIS
3 3 (3.66%) QGIS
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.07%) webpack
3 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.20%) Subversion
4 9 (10.98%) Grunt
4 9 (10.98%) gulp
5 8 (9.76%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.10%) Hudson
7 2 (2.44%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.44%) Babel
7 2 (2.44%) JUnit
7 2 (2.44%) Mocha
8 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.22%) JIRA
8 1 (1.22%) jMock
8 1 (1.22%) Maven
8 1 (1.22%) Mockito
General
1 14 (17.07%) Banking
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (87.80%) Developer
2 49 (59.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (13.41%) React Developer
5 9 (10.98%) UI Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Designer
8 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.32%) UX Designer
9 5 (6.10%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.88%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.88%) UI Designer
11 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (63.41%) CSS
2 51 (62.20%) HTML
3 34 (41.46%) HTML5
4 31 (37.80%) React
5 30 (36.59%) AngularJS
6 27 (32.93%) Sass
7 25 (30.49%) CSS3
8 23 (28.05%) jQuery
9 15 (18.29%) Node.js
10 13 (15.85%) JSON
11 12 (14.63%) Redux
11 12 (14.63%) RESTful
12 10 (12.20%) .NET
12 10 (12.20%) Angular 2
12 10 (12.20%) XML
13 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
13 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (8.54%) Web Services
15 6 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.10%) Fintech
4 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.83%) Scrum
3 15 (18.29%) MVC
4 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (15.85%) Web Development
6 12 (14.63%) TDD
7 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (9.76%) Kanban
9 7 (8.54%) Analytics
9 7 (8.54%) BDD
9 7 (8.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (7.32%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
10 6 (7.32%) MVVM
10 6 (7.32%) Progressive Enhancement
10 6 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.32%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
10 6 (7.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 61 (74.39%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) Java
4 8 (9.76%) TypeScript
5 7 (8.54%) ES6
5 7 (8.54%) Python
6 6 (7.32%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) Java 8
8 3 (3.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.22%) SAP