Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 234 229 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.23% 8.06% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.00% 23.76% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 148 133
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £500 £513
Scotland median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.23
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 - £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 900 964 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.49% 33.93% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 609 447
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -59.62% +35.06%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.13 £18.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.25 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +123.68% -56.82% +15.79%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019, 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.

1 143 (61.11%) HTML
2 129 (55.13%) CSS
3 106 (45.30%) Java
3 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (31.62%) HTML5
5 68 (29.06%) React
6 67 (28.63%) AngularJS
7 61 (26.07%) Spring
8 59 (25.21%) TDD
9 52 (22.22%) BDD
10 51 (21.79%) Git (software)
10 51 (21.79%) Test Automation
11 50 (21.37%) Finance
12 49 (20.94%) Scrum
12 49 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (20.09%) C#
14 43 (18.38%) Jenkins
15 39 (16.67%) SQL
15 39 (16.67%) .NET
16 38 (16.24%) MVC
16 38 (16.24%) Front End Development
17 34 (14.53%) Banking
17 34 (14.53%) jQuery
17 34 (14.53%) DevOps
18 33 (14.10%) Node.js
18 33 (14.10%) CSS3
19 32 (13.68%) Oracle
20 31 (13.25%) Python
20 31 (13.25%) Microservices
21 29 (12.39%) Integration Testing

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 (5.56%) JBoss
2 7 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.56%) NServiceBus
4 5 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.71%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.28%) nginx
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.43%) concrete5
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Drupal
8 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.43%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) BrowserStack
3 3 (1.28%) npm
3 3 (1.28%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.28%) PaaS
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 3 (1.28%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (1.28%) Yarn
4 2 (0.85%) Apigee
4 2 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) Serverless
5 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.69%) MySQL
3 15 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.98%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.85%) Big Data
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.43%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (21.79%) Git (software)
2 43 (18.38%) Jenkins
3 21 (8.97%) JIRA
4 20 (8.55%) JUnit
5 18 (7.69%) Selenium
6 17 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 16 (6.84%) Maven
8 13 (5.56%) Protractor
9 11 (4.70%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.85%) Mocha
10 9 (3.85%) TeamCity
10 9 (3.85%) webpack
11 8 (3.42%) gulp
12 7 (2.99%) Gradle
12 7 (2.99%) Robot Framework
13 6 (2.56%) Grunt
13 6 (2.56%) Subversion
14 5 (2.14%) Appium
14 5 (2.14%) Gatling
14 5 (2.14%) TestNG
General
1 50 (21.37%) Finance
2 34 (14.53%) Banking
3 8 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.56%) Marketing
5 5 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 176 (75.21%) Developer
2 38 (16.24%) Full Stack Developer
3 37 (15.81%) Senior Developer
4 31 (13.25%) Java Developer
5 29 (12.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 25 (10.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (6.41%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.41%) React Developer
8 15 (6.41%) Web Developer
9 12 (5.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.70%) HTML Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Analyst
11 10 (4.27%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (4.27%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (61.11%) HTML
2 129 (55.13%) CSS
3 74 (31.62%) HTML5
4 68 (29.06%) React
5 67 (28.63%) AngularJS
6 61 (26.07%) Spring
7 39 (16.67%) .NET
8 34 (14.53%) jQuery
9 33 (14.10%) CSS3
9 33 (14.10%) Node.js
10 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET
11 24 (10.26%) Apache Camel
12 23 (9.83%) Web Services
13 19 (8.12%) RESTful
14 18 (7.69%) Sass
15 17 (7.26%) Spring Boot
16 16 (6.84%) .NET Framework
17 15 (6.41%) REST
17 15 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.70%) User Experience
3 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.28%) Fintech
4 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.43%) Equities
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (1.71%) Unix
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.21%) TDD
3 52 (22.22%) BDD
4 51 (21.79%) Test Automation
5 49 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (20.94%) Scrum
6 38 (16.24%) Front End Development
6 38 (16.24%) MVC
7 34 (14.53%) DevOps
8 31 (13.25%) Microservices
9 29 (12.39%) Integration Testing
10 27 (11.54%) Web Development
11 23 (9.83%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.26%) Coaching
13 16 (6.84%) Functional Testing
13 16 (6.84%) Open Source
14 15 (6.41%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.27%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.30%) Java
2 47 (20.09%) C#
3 39 (16.67%) SQL
4 31 (13.25%) Python
5 14 (5.98%) Java 8
6 11 (4.70%) PHP
7 10 (4.27%) Groovy
8 8 (3.42%) Ruby
8 8 (3.42%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.56%) C++
10 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.14%) Perl
11 4 (1.71%) ES6
11 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.28%) VB
12 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.43%) C
14 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (8.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.42%) Ansible
2 7 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.56%) Puppet
4 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.71%) Kibana
6 2 (0.85%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.43%) logstash
7 1 (0.43%) Rancher
7 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (13.68%) Oracle
2 10 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.28%) IBM
3 3 (1.28%) VMware
3 3 (1.28%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.85%) AppDynamics
4 2 (0.85%) CA
5 1 (0.43%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.43%) Facebook
5 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.43%) Sybase
5 1 (0.43%) Telerik
5 1 (0.43%) Teradata
5 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.43%) UiPath