The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 88 76
Rank change year-on-year +34 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 26 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.18% 0.74% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 0.78% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 11
Median daily rate £315 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £22.00

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 1147 1286 1377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.22% 95.47% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 707 733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 22
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 44 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 31 (70.45%) HTML
4 25 (56.82%) AngularJS
5 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.91%) Java
7 16 (36.36%) Node.js
8 14 (31.82%) Web Development
9 13 (29.55%) Sass
9 13 (29.55%) Front End Development
10 12 (27.27%) TDD
11 11 (25.00%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 11 (25.00%) React
11 11 (25.00%) HTML5
12 10 (22.73%) BDD
12 10 (22.73%) CSS3
12 10 (22.73%) Scrum
12 10 (22.73%) C++
12 10 (22.73%) Web Services
12 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 9 (20.45%) C#
14 8 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (18.18%) User Experience
15 7 (15.91%) D3.js
15 7 (15.91%) .NET
15 7 (15.91%) Web Design
16 6 (13.64%) MVC
16 6 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.27%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
1 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
3 2 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (4.55%) Mocha
3 2 (4.55%) PhantomJS
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) webpack
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) JBehave
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) CSS
2 31 (70.45%) HTML
3 25 (56.82%) AngularJS
4 16 (36.36%) Node.js
5 13 (29.55%) Sass
6 11 (25.00%) HTML5
6 11 (25.00%) jQuery
6 11 (25.00%) React
7 10 (22.73%) CSS3
7 10 (22.73%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) .NET
8 7 (15.91%) D3.js
9 5 (11.36%) REST
9 5 (11.36%) RESTful
9 5 (11.36%) Spring
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.09%) Redux
11 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
11 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Web Development
3 13 (29.55%) Front End Development
4 12 (27.27%) TDD
5 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.73%) BDD
6 10 (22.73%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (15.91%) Web Design
9 6 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (13.64%) MVC
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.82%) API Development
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.55%) Analytics
12 2 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (4.55%) DevOps
12 2 (4.55%) Kanban
12 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.91%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) C++
4 9 (20.45%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) ES6
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (2.27%) ESRI
3 1 (2.27%) VMware