Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 226 253 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.09% 10.10% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.83% 27.18% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 146 144
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% -3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £313
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

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 710 931 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.99% 37.18% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 516 638
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £568
Scotland median daily rate £441 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.79% +3.13% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +102.38% -59.62%
10th Percentile £31.18 £35.75 £16.18
90th Percentile £62.50 £47.25 £36.50
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year -17.65% +110.29% -54.58%

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 24 February 2020.

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

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 125 (55.31%) CSS
2 107 (47.35%) HTML
3 91 (40.27%) React
4 87 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (29.20%) AngularJS
6 60 (26.55%) Public Sector
7 57 (25.22%) Java
8 50 (22.12%) Node.js
9 41 (18.14%) C#
10 40 (17.70%) .NET
10 40 (17.70%) Git (software)
11 38 (16.81%) User Experience
12 37 (16.37%) Front End Development
13 36 (15.93%) Python
14 33 (14.60%) Sass
15 32 (14.16%) DevOps
15 32 (14.16%) Azure
15 32 (14.16%) NoSQL
15 32 (14.16%) JSON
16 30 (13.27%) AWS
17 29 (12.83%) Microservices
18 28 (12.39%) Test Automation
18 28 (12.39%) HTML5
19 26 (11.50%) Finance
19 26 (11.50%) Grunt
20 25 (11.06%) Scrum
20 25 (11.06%) TDD
20 25 (11.06%) jQuery
21 24 (10.62%) CSS3
21 24 (10.62%) MVC

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 8 (3.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (3.10%) CMS
3 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.77%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Camunda
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Edge Animate
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.33%) Sketch
2 2 (0.88%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.16%) Azure
2 30 (13.27%) AWS
3 22 (9.73%) Serverless
4 20 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (5.75%) Amazon S3
6 13 (5.75%) PaaS
7 12 (5.31%) SaaS
8 10 (4.42%) OpenShift
9 9 (3.98%) npm
10 5 (2.21%) GCP
11 2 (0.88%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.44%) GitHub
12 1 (0.44%) Office 365
12 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.44%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.16%) NoSQL
2 16 (7.08%) MySQL
3 15 (6.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.31%) GIS
5 12 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.31%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.98%) Big Data
7 5 (2.21%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.44%) FoundationDB
9 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.50%) Grunt
3 20 (8.85%) Subversion
4 17 (7.52%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.64%) gulp
6 8 (3.54%) JIRA
7 4 (1.77%) Bower
7 4 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.77%) JMeter
7 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.33%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.88%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.88%) Introscope
9 2 (0.88%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.88%) JUnit
9 2 (0.88%) Mocha
9 2 (0.88%) Mockito
9 2 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 60 (26.55%) Public Sector
2 26 (11.50%) Finance
3 8 (3.54%) Banking
4 4 (1.77%) Marketing
4 4 (1.77%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (70.35%) Developer
2 41 (18.14%) Senior Developer
3 25 (11.06%) .NET Developer
3 25 (11.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (9.73%) Designer
5 20 (8.85%) React Developer
5 20 (8.85%) UI Designer
5 20 (8.85%) UI Developer
6 17 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.19%) ServiceNow Developer
9 13 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Interface Designer
12 8 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.10%) PHP Developer
13 7 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (55.31%) CSS
2 107 (47.35%) HTML
3 91 (40.27%) React
4 66 (29.20%) AngularJS
5 50 (22.12%) Node.js
6 40 (17.70%) .NET
7 33 (14.60%) Sass
8 32 (14.16%) JSON
9 28 (12.39%) HTML5
10 25 (11.06%) jQuery
11 24 (10.62%) CSS3
12 22 (9.73%) RESTful
12 22 (9.73%) Spring
13 20 (8.85%) XML
14 19 (8.41%) Redux
15 18 (7.96%) REST
16 14 (6.19%) Ajax
17 13 (5.75%) LESS
18 12 (5.31%) Flask
18 12 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.81%) User Experience
2 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.19%) CMDB
4 8 (3.54%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.33%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) Chromecast
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) Photography
9 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.64%) Linux
2 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.37%) Front End Development
3 32 (14.16%) DevOps
4 29 (12.83%) Microservices
5 28 (12.39%) Test Automation
6 25 (11.06%) Scrum
6 25 (11.06%) TDD
7 24 (10.62%) MVC
8 23 (10.18%) Project Delivery
8 23 (10.18%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.08%) Coaching
10 15 (6.64%) Analytics
10 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (6.19%) BDD
11 14 (6.19%) ITIL
12 13 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.75%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (5.75%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.31%) CQRS
13 12 (5.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.22%) Java
2 41 (18.14%) C#
3 36 (15.93%) Python
4 21 (9.29%) TypeScript
5 18 (7.96%) SQL
6 11 (4.87%) Java 8
6 11 (4.87%) PHP
7 7 (3.10%) ES6
8 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.33%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.88%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) Clojure
12 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) VB
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.44%) HNC
3 1 (0.44%) HND
3 1 (0.44%) ISEB
3 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.44%) PhD
3 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) WCAG
2 10 (4.42%) WAI
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 20 (8.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.96%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.98%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (2.65%) Ansible
4 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) Consul
5 1 (0.44%) nmon
5 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (6.64%) ServiceNow
2 13 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.87%) Adobe
4 5 (2.21%) Google
5 4 (1.77%) IBM
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle
7 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Apple
8 1 (0.44%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.44%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.44%) Canon
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) Splunk
8 1 (0.44%) Telerik
8 1 (0.44%) Teradata
8 1 (0.44%) UiPath