The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 87 76
Rank change year-on-year +36 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 22 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.39% 0.20% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 0.21% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.54 -
% change year-on-year +88.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 872 1454 1389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.68% 95.78% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 795 779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 42 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 27 (64.29%) HTML
4 27 (64.29%) CSS
5 22 (52.38%) Node.js
6 19 (45.24%) TDD
7 18 (42.86%) Java
7 18 (42.86%) Scrum
8 17 (40.48%) BDD
9 12 (28.57%) REST
9 12 (28.57%) React
10 11 (26.19%) Web Services
11 10 (23.81%) Python
11 10 (23.81%) Gradle
12 9 (21.43%) HTML5
13 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
13 8 (19.05%) Sass
13 8 (19.05%) User Experience
13 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
13 8 (19.05%) Selenium
13 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) RESTful
14 7 (16.67%) JBehave
14 7 (16.67%) Open Source
14 7 (16.67%) QA
14 7 (16.67%) Maven
14 7 (16.67%) JIRA
14 7 (16.67%) GIS
14 7 (16.67%) ESRI

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 7 (16.67%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.67%) GIS
2 7 (16.67%) Spatial Data
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Gradle
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (16.67%) JBehave
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) Maven
4 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.38%) Babel
7 1 (2.38%) Hudson
7 1 (2.38%) Mocha
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
2 27 (64.29%) HTML
3 22 (52.38%) Node.js
4 12 (28.57%) React
4 12 (28.57%) REST
5 11 (26.19%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) HTML5
7 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 8 (19.05%) RESTful
7 8 (19.05%) Sass
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) CSS3
8 7 (16.67%) Leaflet
8 7 (16.67%) OpenLayers
8 7 (16.67%) PostGIS
9 5 (11.90%) Java EE
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.52%) Spring
11 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) TDD
3 18 (42.86%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
6 7 (16.67%) Microservices
6 7 (16.67%) Open Source
6 7 (16.67%) Open Source Development
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Web Development
9 3 (7.14%) API Development
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (7.14%) DevOps
9 3 (7.14%) Kanban
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 2 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) ES6
6 2 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.38%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) ESRI
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago