Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

JavaScript Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 83 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 41 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.70% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.76% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £275 £325 £266
90th Percentile £456 £535 £453
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2788 2102 3078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.78% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1214 1590
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £260
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.60% - +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.55 £11.09
90th Percentile £41.75 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (60.98%) AngularJS
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
3 24 (58.54%) CSS
4 19 (46.34%) Java
5 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (36.59%) React
7 13 (31.71%) Front End Development
8 12 (29.27%) Sass
9 10 (24.39%) jQuery
9 10 (24.39%) Web Development
9 10 (24.39%) C++
10 9 (21.95%) C#
10 9 (21.95%) Node.js
10 9 (21.95%) Selenium
11 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (19.51%) Web Services
12 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
12 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.07%) Finance
12 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
12 7 (17.07%) ES6
13 6 (14.63%) D3.js
13 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
13 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (14.63%) Web Design
14 5 (12.20%) TDD
14 5 (12.20%) Web Analytics

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 2 (4.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) npm
2 2 (4.88%) Yarn
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
4 4 (9.76%) Bower
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) Maven
5 3 (7.32%) Grunt
5 3 (7.32%) gulp
5 3 (7.32%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 3 (7.32%) webpack
6 2 (4.88%) jspm
6 2 (4.88%) Mocha
6 2 (4.88%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.44%) Gradle
7 1 (2.44%) Protractor
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) AngularJS
2 24 (58.54%) CSS
2 24 (58.54%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) React
4 12 (29.27%) Sass
5 10 (24.39%) jQuery
6 9 (21.95%) Node.js
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) D3.js
9 4 (9.76%) Ext JS
9 4 (9.76%) HTML5
9 4 (9.76%) Redux
9 4 (9.76%) RESTful
9 4 (9.76%) Spring
10 3 (7.32%) .NET
10 3 (7.32%) Aurelia
10 3 (7.32%) LESS
10 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.88%) Chai
11 2 (4.88%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Front End Development
3 10 (24.39%) Web Development
4 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.63%) Web Design
7 5 (12.20%) Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) BDD
7 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Web Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Kanban
8 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.88%) Content Management
10 2 (4.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) C++
4 9 (21.95%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) ES6
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Pega