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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 94 82 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.37% 5.36% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.86% 19.07% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 72
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £340
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.31 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year +24.08% -6.16%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 394 430 416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 39.28% 28.09% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 252 266
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £26.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.88% -52.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 24 April 2017, 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.

1 123 (61.50%) HTML
2 115 (57.50%) CSS
3 113 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (39.50%) AngularJS
5 73 (36.50%) Java
6 61 (30.50%) Node.js
7 50 (25.00%) Web Development
8 49 (24.50%) .NET
9 45 (22.50%) jQuery
10 44 (22.00%) MVC
11 43 (21.50%) Finance
11 43 (21.50%) Scrum
12 41 (20.50%) TDD
12 41 (20.50%) HTML5
13 40 (20.00%) C#
14 34 (17.00%) SQL
15 33 (16.50%) BDD
15 33 (16.50%) React
15 33 (16.50%) Front End Development
16 32 (16.00%) Web Services
17 31 (15.50%) ASP.NET
18 30 (15.00%) User Experience
19 29 (14.50%) Git (software)
20 26 (13.00%) Spring
20 26 (13.00%) Python
21 25 (12.50%) CSS3
21 25 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
22 23 (11.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 22 (11.00%) REST
24 21 (10.50%) Sass

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 16 (8.00%) CMS
2 14 (7.00%) EPiServer
3 10 (5.00%) GeoServer
4 7 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.50%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.50%) Apache
6 4 (2.00%) Confluence
7 3 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.00%) Drupal
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.00%) JBoss
8 2 (1.00%) WordPress
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.00%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.00%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.00%) PaaS
4 3 (1.50%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.50%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.50%) VXLAN
2 1 (0.50%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.50%) GIS
4 10 (5.00%) MySQL
5 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.50%) Spatial Data
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.50%) QGIS
7 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) MS Access
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.50%) Cucumber
3 20 (10.00%) Maven
4 19 (9.50%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.50%) Selenium
6 15 (7.50%) JIRA
6 15 (7.50%) Subversion
7 14 (7.00%) Gradle
8 10 (5.00%) JBehave
9 8 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.00%) Ant
10 6 (3.00%) Grunt
10 6 (3.00%) gulp
10 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.50%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.50%) Mockito
11 5 (2.50%) Moq
11 5 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 43 (21.50%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.00%) Publishing
5 3 (1.50%) German Language
5 3 (1.50%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.00%) Games
6 2 (1.00%) Law
6 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (78.00%) Developer
2 41 (20.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 32 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 26 (13.00%) Web Developer
5 24 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 20 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.00%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (5.50%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.50%) Architect
12 8 (4.00%) Analyst
12 8 (4.00%) HTML Developer
13 7 (3.50%) Agile Developer
13 7 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (3.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 6 (3.00%) HTML CSS Developer
14 6 (3.00%) Python Developer
14 6 (3.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (61.50%) HTML
2 115 (57.50%) CSS
3 79 (39.50%) AngularJS
4 61 (30.50%) Node.js
5 49 (24.50%) .NET
6 45 (22.50%) jQuery
7 41 (20.50%) HTML5
8 33 (16.50%) React
9 32 (16.00%) Web Services
10 31 (15.50%) ASP.NET
11 26 (13.00%) Spring
12 25 (12.50%) CSS3
13 22 (11.00%) REST
14 21 (10.50%) RESTful
14 21 (10.50%) Sass
14 21 (10.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (9.00%) .NET Framework
16 16 (8.00%) Hibernate
17 15 (7.50%) Entity Framework
18 12 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.00%) User Experience
2 25 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.50%) Animation
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) Tandem
8 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.50%) Linux
2 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.50%) Android
5 4 (2.00%) Unix
6 3 (1.50%) Windows
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.00%) Web Development
3 44 (22.00%) MVC
4 43 (21.50%) Scrum
5 41 (20.50%) TDD
6 33 (16.50%) BDD
6 33 (16.50%) Front End Development
7 23 (11.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 21 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.00%) Open Source
9 16 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (7.00%) DevOps
11 11 (5.50%) Migration
11 11 (5.50%) OO
12 10 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.00%) Kanban
12 10 (5.00%) SDLC
13 9 (4.50%) SOA
14 8 (4.00%) Content Management
14 8 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.50%) Java
2 40 (20.00%) C#
3 34 (17.00%) SQL
4 26 (13.00%) Python
5 10 (5.00%) PHP
6 7 (3.50%) Perl
7 6 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.00%) C++
8 4 (2.00%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (2.00%) ES6
8 4 (2.00%) Ruby
8 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (0.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) MCTS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) VCAP
3 2 (1.00%) VCP6
3 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.50%) vSphere
2 4 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) Ansible
1 7 (3.50%) Puppet
2 5 (2.50%) vRealize
3 4 (2.00%) TeamSite
4 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.00%) ESRI
2 10 (5.00%) Oracle
3 9 (4.50%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.50%) VMware
5 5 (2.50%) Google
6 4 (2.00%) ClickTale
7 3 (1.50%) Apigee
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco
7 3 (1.50%) OpenText
7 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.50%) Tableau
7 3 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.00%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.50%) Alterian
9 1 (0.50%) Cincom
9 1 (0.50%) Facebook
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
Edinburgh & Lothians
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago