Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 243 218 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.41% 12.20% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.59% 29.95% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 142 89
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £243
90th Percentile £513 £513 £450
Scotland median daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +6.29% +2.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £17.32 -

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 1,030 728 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.65% 40.74% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 464 496
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £52.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.96% +60.37% -18.94%
10th Percentile £20.53 £43.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.17 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +47.06%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Edinburgh

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 155 (63.79%) HTML
2 134 (55.14%) CSS
3 105 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (41.56%) AngularJS
5 94 (38.68%) Java
6 62 (25.51%) jQuery
7 61 (25.10%) C#
8 57 (23.46%) Git (software)
9 56 (23.05%) React
10 54 (22.22%) HTML5
10 54 (22.22%) SQL
11 53 (21.81%) .NET
12 46 (18.93%) Linux
13 44 (18.11%) Web Services
13 44 (18.11%) XML
14 41 (16.87%) Test Automation
14 41 (16.87%) Analytics
15 39 (16.05%) Web Development
16 38 (15.64%) Node.js
17 36 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (14.40%) Front End Development
18 35 (14.40%) Finance
19 34 (13.99%) MVC
19 34 (13.99%) ASP.NET
19 34 (13.99%) CSS3
20 33 (13.58%) MySQL
21 32 (13.17%) Oracle
21 32 (13.17%) SQL Server
22 29 (11.93%) Scrum
22 29 (11.93%) Jenkins

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 13 (5.35%) CMS
2 11 (4.53%) nginx
3 10 (4.12%) Apache
3 10 (4.12%) IIS
3 10 (4.12%) JBoss
4 9 (3.70%) Drupal
5 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.23%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.23%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.82%) Confluence
11 2 (0.82%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.76%) GitHub
3 13 (5.35%) PaaS
4 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.29%) IaaS
6 6 (2.47%) Google Analytics
7 5 (2.06%) npm
8 4 (1.65%) Office 365
9 2 (0.82%) Firebase
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.12%) HTTP
2 9 (3.70%) Firewall
2 9 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.06%) LDAP
3 5 (2.06%) SSL
4 4 (1.65%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.23%) Internet
6 2 (0.82%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) AMQP
7 1 (0.41%) ATM
7 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.41%) IPsec
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.41%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.58%) MySQL
2 32 (13.17%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.76%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.06%) Big Data
8 5 (2.06%) DB2
8 5 (2.06%) GIS
9 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.23%) QGIS
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.82%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.41%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 57 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.47%) Maven
4 22 (9.05%) Selenium
5 19 (7.82%) JUnit
6 10 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.29%) Subversion
8 7 (2.88%) webpack
9 6 (2.47%) Bower
9 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.06%) gulp
10 5 (2.06%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.06%) JIRA
10 5 (2.06%) NUnit
11 4 (1.65%) Gradle
11 4 (1.65%) Grunt
11 4 (1.65%) JMeter
11 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.23%) Ant
12 3 (1.23%) Protractor
General
1 35 (14.40%) Finance
2 26 (10.70%) Banking
3 7 (2.88%) Publishing
3 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.47%) Marketing
5 5 (2.06%) Electronics
5 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (72.02%) Developer
2 43 (17.70%) Java Developer
3 32 (13.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 23 (9.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (9.47%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.17%) Analyst
7 14 (5.76%) HTML Developer
7 14 (5.76%) PHP Developer
7 14 (5.76%) ServiceNow Developer
8 13 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.94%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.70%) Angular Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (3.29%) HTML CSS Developer
13 7 (2.88%) Agile Developer
13 7 (2.88%) Digital Developer
13 7 (2.88%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (63.79%) HTML
2 134 (55.14%) CSS
3 101 (41.56%) AngularJS
4 62 (25.51%) jQuery
5 56 (23.05%) React
6 54 (22.22%) HTML5
7 53 (21.81%) .NET
8 44 (18.11%) Web Services
8 44 (18.11%) XML
9 38 (15.64%) Node.js
10 34 (13.99%) ASP.NET
10 34 (13.99%) CSS3
11 28 (11.52%) RESTful
12 26 (10.70%) Ajax
12 26 (10.70%) Sass
13 24 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (9.47%) SOAP
15 19 (7.82%) REST
16 16 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (6.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.11%) User Experience
2 11 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.47%) DataPower
4 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.06%) iPad
4 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.06%) PKI
5 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) Photography
8 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.93%) Linux
2 16 (6.58%) Windows
3 13 (5.35%) Unix
4 10 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.47%) Android
5 6 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.87%) Analytics
2 41 (16.87%) Test Automation
3 39 (16.05%) Web Development
4 36 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (14.40%) Front End Development
6 34 (13.99%) MVC
7 29 (11.93%) Scrum
8 26 (10.70%) TDD
9 24 (9.88%) BDD
9 24 (9.88%) DevOps
10 20 (8.23%) Kanban
11 18 (7.41%) Web Analytics
12 17 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (7.00%) Workflow
13 16 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (6.58%) SDLC
14 14 (5.76%) ITSM
14 14 (5.76%) Software Engineering
15 13 (5.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.68%) Java
2 61 (25.10%) C#
3 54 (22.22%) SQL
4 28 (11.52%) Python
5 26 (10.70%) PHP
6 15 (6.17%) C++
7 14 (5.76%) Perl
8 12 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.94%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.12%) Ruby
10 8 (3.29%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.29%) ES6
10 8 (3.29%) Groovy
11 6 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.65%) Scala
13 3 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.47%) Degree
3 5 (2.06%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) MCSD
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (5.35%) Docker
2 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Ansible
2 8 (3.29%) Puppet
3 7 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (13.17%) Oracle
2 15 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.17%) ServiceNow
3 13 (5.35%) Google
4 7 (2.88%) Facebook
4 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.88%) Twitter
5 6 (2.47%) IBM
6 5 (2.06%) F5
6 5 (2.06%) Pega
6 5 (2.06%) SAP
6 5 (2.06%) VMware
7 4 (1.65%) Adobe
7 4 (1.65%) Citrix
7 4 (1.65%) Imperva
8 3 (1.23%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.82%) Teradata
9 2 (0.82%) Zend
10 1 (0.41%) HP
10 1 (0.41%) Informatica