Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 105 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 -28 +21
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 48 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.25% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.31% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 33
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £317 £325
90th Percentile £500 £459 £533
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2,688 2,828 1,913
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.77% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,665 1,138
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 34
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -25.07% +18.30%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.53 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.71 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% +15.94% -16.87%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (79.17%) CSS
3 32 (66.67%) HTML
3 32 (66.67%) React
4 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (50.00%) HTML5
6 23 (47.92%) Node.js
7 21 (43.75%) Front End Development
8 20 (41.67%) AngularJS
8 20 (41.67%) Java
9 19 (39.58%) TDD
10 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
11 15 (31.25%) Finance
12 12 (25.00%) CSS3
12 12 (25.00%) Oracle
13 11 (22.92%) MVC
13 11 (22.92%) Spring
13 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
13 11 (22.92%) User Experience
13 11 (22.92%) Microservices
13 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (20.83%) webpack
14 10 (20.83%) BDD
14 10 (20.83%) MySQL
14 10 (20.83%) Redux
14 10 (20.83%) npm
15 9 (18.75%) Degree
15 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
15 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
15 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design

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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) npm
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) webpack
3 8 (16.67%) Babel
3 8 (16.67%) Mocha
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) CSS
2 32 (66.67%) HTML
2 32 (66.67%) React
3 24 (50.00%) HTML5
4 23 (47.92%) Node.js
5 20 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 12 (25.00%) CSS3
7 11 (22.92%) Spring
7 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (20.83%) Redux
9 9 (18.75%) Apache Camel
10 8 (16.67%) Chai
10 8 (16.67%) Enzyme
10 8 (16.67%) MEAN Stack
11 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 4 (8.33%) jQuery
12 4 (8.33%) JSON
12 4 (8.33%) Sass
12 4 (8.33%) Vue.js
13 2 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Front End Development
3 19 (39.58%) TDD
4 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.92%) Microservices
5 11 (22.92%) MVC
6 10 (20.83%) BDD
7 9 (18.75%) Coaching
7 9 (18.75%) DevOps
7 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Web Development
10 6 (12.50%) Analytics
10 6 (12.50%) Data Analytics
10 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) ES6
4 7 (14.58%) Python
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) Java 8
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) NVIDIA
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) VMware