Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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 (including ECMAScript)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 121 197 302
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.18% 8.33% 9.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.07% 23.51% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 132 215
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £314 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -25.10%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 431 838 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.83% 35.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 468 675
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £260 £307 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £568
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +8.97% -10.12%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year -6.67% +122.16% -61.10%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 71 (58.68%) CSS
2 66 (54.55%) HTML
3 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (36.36%) React
5 35 (28.93%) Public Sector
6 33 (27.27%) jQuery
7 32 (26.45%) Java
8 29 (23.97%) C#
9 27 (22.31%) .NET
9 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
9 27 (22.31%) AngularJS
10 26 (21.49%) Sass
11 22 (18.18%) User Experience
12 21 (17.36%) Front End Development
13 20 (16.53%) TypeScript
13 20 (16.53%) HTML5
13 20 (16.53%) SQL
13 20 (16.53%) Linux
14 19 (15.70%) Scrum
14 19 (15.70%) Grunt
14 19 (15.70%) Node.js
14 19 (15.70%) CSS3
15 17 (14.05%) MVC
15 17 (14.05%) Finance
16 16 (13.22%) Microservices
17 15 (12.40%) Azure
18 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
18 14 (11.57%) Subversion
18 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
19 13 (10.74%) AWS

JavaScript
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 (5.79%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.79%) WordPress
2 5 (4.13%) IIS
3 4 (3.31%) CMS
4 3 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.48%) JBoss
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.83%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Azure
2 13 (10.74%) AWS
3 7 (5.79%) npm
3 7 (5.79%) Serverless
4 5 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.13%) GitHub
4 5 (4.13%) Office 365
4 5 (4.13%) PaaS
4 5 (4.13%) SaaS
5 4 (3.31%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.48%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.48%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.65%) Apigee
7 2 (1.65%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.65%) IaaS
7 2 (1.65%) ShareGate
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
2 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (0.83%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) GIS
2 8 (6.61%) MySQL
3 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.70%) Grunt
3 14 (11.57%) Subversion
4 9 (7.44%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.79%) gulp
6 5 (4.13%) JIRA
7 4 (3.31%) Introscope
7 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.31%) JMeter
7 4 (3.31%) Selenium
7 4 (3.31%) webpack
8 3 (2.48%) Bower
9 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.65%) Hudson
9 2 (1.65%) Mocha
9 2 (1.65%) NUnit
9 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (28.93%) Public Sector
2 17 (14.05%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (58.68%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) Designer
2 19 (15.70%) UI Designer
3 14 (11.57%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.26%) PHP Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Interface Designer
7 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.79%) React Developer
9 6 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (4.96%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (58.68%) CSS
2 66 (54.55%) HTML
3 44 (36.36%) React
4 33 (27.27%) jQuery
5 27 (22.31%) .NET
5 27 (22.31%) AngularJS
6 26 (21.49%) Sass
7 20 (16.53%) HTML5
8 19 (15.70%) CSS3
8 19 (15.70%) Node.js
9 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.92%) RESTful
9 12 (9.92%) Vue.js
10 10 (8.26%) LESS
10 10 (8.26%) XML
11 9 (7.44%) Hibernate
12 8 (6.61%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.61%) Redux
12 8 (6.61%) REST
13 7 (5.79%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) User Experience
2 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.48%) Grid Computing
4 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) DataPower
5 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Photography
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Unix
3 2 (1.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.36%) Front End Development
3 19 (15.70%) Scrum
4 17 (14.05%) MVC
5 16 (13.22%) Microservices
6 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.74%) Kanban
7 13 (10.74%) Project Delivery
8 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.26%) TDD
9 8 (6.61%) DevOps
9 8 (6.61%) OO
10 7 (5.79%) BDD
10 7 (5.79%) Task Automation
11 6 (4.96%) OO PHP
11 6 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.96%) Web Design
11 6 (4.96%) Web Development
12 5 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) Java
2 29 (23.97%) C#
3 20 (16.53%) SQL
3 20 (16.53%) TypeScript
4 11 (9.09%) Python
5 10 (8.26%) PHP
6 6 (4.96%) PHP 7
7 4 (3.31%) ES6
7 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.48%) ES7
9 2 (1.65%) C++
9 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.83%) Java 8
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) WCAG
2 9 (7.44%) WAI
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.31%) Ansible
3 4 (3.31%) Puppet
4 3 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.65%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.65%) nmon
5 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.31%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.48%) Adobe
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) Telerik
5 2 (1.65%) CA
5 2 (1.65%) Citrix
5 2 (1.65%) F5
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase