Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -11
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 54 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.82% 1.76% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.82% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £269 £313
90th Percentile £500 £456 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
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 2,838 2,580 2,343
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 96.38% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,530 1,508 1,352
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -3.57% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.63 £11.50
90th Percentile £43.80 £40.03 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.73% +19.23% -7.14%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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 54 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (70.37%) CSS
3 32 (59.26%) React
4 31 (57.41%) HTML
5 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (40.74%) Node.js
7 20 (37.04%) Front End Development
8 18 (33.33%) Java
9 17 (31.48%) TDD
9 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
10 14 (25.93%) Redux
11 13 (24.07%) Finance
12 12 (22.22%) MVC
12 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.22%) HTML5
13 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (20.37%) webpack
13 11 (20.37%) User Experience
13 11 (20.37%) .NET
13 11 (20.37%) npm
14 10 (18.52%) Web Development
15 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (16.67%) Mocha
15 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (16.67%) Chai
15 9 (16.67%) Yarn
15 9 (16.67%) Enzyme
15 9 (16.67%) ES6
15 9 (16.67%) Babel
16 8 (14.81%) Greenfield Project

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 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (20.37%) npm
2 9 (16.67%) Yarn
3 2 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) WEP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.37%) webpack
3 9 (16.67%) Babel
3 9 (16.67%) Mocha
4 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Front Office
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) CSS
2 32 (59.26%) React
3 31 (57.41%) HTML
4 22 (40.74%) Node.js
5 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
6 14 (25.93%) Redux
7 12 (22.22%) HTML5
8 11 (20.37%) .NET
9 9 (16.67%) Chai
9 9 (16.67%) Enzyme
10 7 (12.96%) Spring
11 6 (11.11%) Apache Camel
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
12 5 (9.26%) jQuery
13 4 (7.41%) JSON
13 4 (7.41%) Sass
13 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) User Experience
2 8 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (11.11%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Front End Development
3 17 (31.48%) TDD
4 12 (22.22%) MVC
5 10 (18.52%) Web Development
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.96%) Analytics
8 7 (12.96%) Data Analytics
8 7 (12.96%) Microservices
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) BDD
9 6 (11.11%) Coaching
9 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) ES6
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Java 8
6 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) NVIDIA
2 1 (1.85%) SAP