Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 277 220 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.57% 10.86% 7.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 26.99% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 149 81
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £318 £286 £265
90th Percentile £488 £520 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.39 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.39 -

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 1,029 815 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 40.25% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 516 489
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +0.66% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £265
90th Percentile £568 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.00 £43.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +11.26% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25.38 £14.56 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.69 £52.17 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -61.37% +13.44% +23.39%

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 19 June 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 19 June 2018, 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.

1 162 (58.48%) HTML
2 154 (55.60%) CSS
3 136 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (36.82%) AngularJS
5 98 (35.38%) Java
6 77 (27.80%) React
7 69 (24.91%) Finance
8 68 (24.55%) SQL
9 67 (24.19%) HTML5
10 65 (23.47%) .NET
11 60 (21.66%) jQuery
12 58 (20.94%) Scrum
13 54 (19.49%) C#
14 51 (18.41%) Git (software)
14 51 (18.41%) Front End Development
15 48 (17.33%) Web Development
16 46 (16.61%) Python
17 44 (15.88%) SQL Server
17 44 (15.88%) MVC
17 44 (15.88%) Node.js
18 43 (15.52%) CSS3
19 42 (15.16%) TDD
20 40 (14.44%) Banking
21 38 (13.72%) Jenkins
22 34 (12.27%) Web Services
23 31 (11.19%) Spring
24 30 (10.83%) ASP.NET
25 29 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
26 28 (10.11%) BDD
27 27 (9.75%) Test Automation

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 (5.78%) Apache
2 12 (4.33%) JBoss
2 12 (4.33%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.97%) GeoServer
4 9 (3.25%) Confluence
5 8 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.44%) CMS
7 4 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.44%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.44%) Kentico
7 4 (1.44%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) InVision
2 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.36%) Maya
2 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.25%) npm
4 5 (1.81%) PaaS
5 4 (1.44%) GitHub
5 4 (1.44%) Yarn
6 3 (1.08%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.72%) Heroku
7 2 (0.72%) IaaS
7 2 (0.72%) Serverless
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) Route 53
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.17%) WEP
2 4 (1.44%) HTTP
3 3 (1.08%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.08%) SAN
4 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) ATM
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.30%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.86%) MySQL
4 16 (5.78%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.33%) GIS
6 8 (2.89%) QGIS
6 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.08%) Flink
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.36%) Big Data
12 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.36%) DB2
12 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 38 (13.72%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.58%) Maven
4 20 (7.22%) Selenium
5 16 (5.78%) JIRA
6 15 (5.42%) JUnit
7 12 (4.33%) Subversion
8 11 (3.97%) Jasmine
8 11 (3.97%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.61%) webpack
10 9 (3.25%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.53%) Ant
12 6 (2.17%) Hudson
13 5 (1.81%) Grunt
13 5 (1.81%) gulp
13 5 (1.81%) Protractor
13 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.44%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.44%) Mockito
15 3 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 69 (24.91%) Finance
2 40 (14.44%) Banking
3 9 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.17%) Advertising
4 6 (2.17%) Publishing
5 4 (1.44%) Front Office
5 4 (1.44%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (79.06%) Developer
2 42 (15.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 42 (15.16%) JavaScript Developer
3 35 (12.64%) Java Developer
4 31 (11.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 31 (11.19%) Senior Developer
5 30 (10.83%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.58%) Web Developer
7 19 (6.86%) Software Developer
8 18 (6.50%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.78%) React Developer
10 15 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.05%) UI Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Designer
12 8 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (2.53%) CRM Developer
13 7 (2.53%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.53%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (58.48%) HTML
2 154 (55.60%) CSS
3 102 (36.82%) AngularJS
4 77 (27.80%) React
5 67 (24.19%) HTML5
6 65 (23.47%) .NET
7 60 (21.66%) jQuery
8 44 (15.88%) Node.js
9 43 (15.52%) CSS3
10 34 (12.27%) Web Services
11 31 (11.19%) Spring
12 30 (10.83%) ASP.NET
13 25 (9.03%) Sass
13 25 (9.03%) XML
14 22 (7.94%) .NET Framework
15 19 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (6.86%) REST
16 18 (6.50%) RESTful
17 16 (5.78%) SOAP
18 15 (5.42%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.39%) User Experience
2 17 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.44%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.44%) Wiki
7 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.08%) Replication
7 3 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.72%) iPad
8 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) Equities
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.42%) Linux
2 11 (3.97%) Android
2 11 (3.97%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.44%) Unix
3 4 (1.44%) Windows
4 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.94%) Scrum
3 51 (18.41%) Front End Development
4 48 (17.33%) Web Development
5 44 (15.88%) MVC
6 42 (15.16%) TDD
7 29 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (10.11%) BDD
9 27 (9.75%) Test Automation
10 23 (8.30%) Kanban
11 21 (7.58%) Microservices
12 20 (7.22%) DevOps
13 18 (6.50%) Analytics
14 17 (6.14%) SDLC
14 17 (6.14%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.78%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.05%) OO
17 13 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (4.33%) Open Source
19 10 (3.61%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.38%) Java
2 68 (24.55%) SQL
3 54 (19.49%) C#
4 46 (16.61%) Python
5 15 (5.42%) PHP
6 13 (4.69%) Java 8
7 10 (3.61%) ES6
7 10 (3.61%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.89%) Perl
8 8 (2.89%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.53%) Ruby
10 6 (2.17%) C++
10 6 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.08%) ES7
12 3 (1.08%) Groovy
12 3 (1.08%) VB
12 3 (1.08%) VBScript
13 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.05%) QA
System Software
1 16 (5.78%) Docker
2 8 (2.89%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.08%) NFS
4 3 (1.08%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Puppet
2 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.44%) Ansible
4 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) vRealize
5 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Rancher
6 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.50%) Oracle
3 8 (2.89%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.81%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.81%) IBM
5 4 (1.44%) VMware
6 3 (1.08%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.08%) Adobe
6 3 (1.08%) EMC
6 3 (1.08%) NetApp
7 2 (0.72%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.72%) Kony
7 2 (0.72%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) CA
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.36%) Splunk
8 1 (0.36%) Zend