Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 195 320 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.66% 10.96% 9.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.87% 30.05% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 214 146
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.08%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £288
90th Percentile £578 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £43.39
% change year-on-year -7.69% -25.10% +128.37%

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 817 1,065 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.29% 36.47% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 631 533
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £271
90th Percentile £575 £550 £536
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +12.00% -16.43%
10th Percentile £19.53 £36.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.03 £45.96 £47.23
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.55 £36.25
% change year-on-year +42.57% -32.28% -9.38%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 82 (42.05%) HTML
2 80 (41.03%) CSS
3 71 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (33.85%) Java
5 63 (32.31%) React
6 48 (24.62%) AngularJS
7 44 (22.56%) C#
7 44 (22.56%) .NET
8 40 (20.51%) Node.js
9 35 (17.95%) Python
10 34 (17.44%) HTML5
11 33 (16.92%) SQL
12 32 (16.41%) Scrum
13 31 (15.90%) PHP
14 30 (15.38%) Finance
14 30 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 28 (14.36%) Spring
16 27 (13.85%) Public Sector
17 25 (12.82%) TDD
17 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
18 23 (11.79%) Web Development
19 22 (11.28%) jQuery
20 21 (10.77%) Banking
20 21 (10.77%) MySQL
20 21 (10.77%) Oracle
20 21 (10.77%) Azure
20 21 (10.77%) NoSQL
21 20 (10.26%) Microservices
21 20 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (9.74%) BDD

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 9 (4.62%) CMS
2 7 (3.59%) nginx
2 7 (3.59%) WordPress
3 6 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.56%) GeoServer
4 5 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.05%) Camunda
5 4 (2.05%) Drupal
5 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.54%) Apache
6 3 (1.54%) Confluence
6 3 (1.54%) JBoss
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.51%) InDesign
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.77%) Azure
2 11 (5.64%) AWS
3 7 (3.59%) npm
4 6 (3.08%) Serverless
5 4 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.05%) PaaS
6 3 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.54%) GCP
6 3 (1.54%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.54%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (1.03%) GitHub
7 2 (1.03%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.18%) Internet
2 3 (1.54%) DNS
2 3 (1.54%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) Skype
3 2 (1.03%) DMZ
3 2 (1.03%) Intranet
3 2 (1.03%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.77%) MySQL
1 21 (10.77%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.08%) GIS
7 5 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.05%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.54%) Big Data
9 3 (1.54%) Power BI
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.03%) DB2
10 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.13%) Maven
3 10 (5.13%) Subversion
4 9 (4.62%) JIRA
4 9 (4.62%) Selenium
5 8 (4.10%) JUnit
6 7 (3.59%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.59%) Protractor
7 5 (2.56%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.54%) Gradle
9 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.03%) Appium
10 2 (1.03%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.03%) gulp
10 2 (1.03%) Mocha
10 2 (1.03%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (15.38%) Finance
2 27 (13.85%) Public Sector
3 21 (10.77%) Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (71.28%) Developer
2 28 (14.36%) Full Stack Developer
3 20 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (9.74%) Java Developer
5 18 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 15 (7.69%) React Developer
6 15 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.10%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.08%) Analyst
11 6 (3.08%) Architect
11 6 (3.08%) Python Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.56%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (42.05%) HTML
2 80 (41.03%) CSS
3 63 (32.31%) React
4 48 (24.62%) AngularJS
5 44 (22.56%) .NET
6 40 (20.51%) Node.js
7 34 (17.44%) HTML5
8 28 (14.36%) Spring
9 22 (11.28%) jQuery
10 18 (9.23%) RESTful
11 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET
12 15 (7.69%) REST
13 13 (6.67%) CSS3
13 13 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (6.15%) JSON
15 11 (5.64%) Apache Camel
15 11 (5.64%) Web Services
16 10 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (4.62%) SOAP
17 9 (4.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.62%) User Experience
3 8 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.54%) Replication
7 2 (1.03%) Animation
7 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.13%) Linux
2 3 (1.54%) CentOS
3 2 (1.03%) Android
3 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.03%) CoreOS
3 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.03%) Windows
3 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.41%) Scrum
3 25 (12.82%) TDD
3 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
4 23 (11.79%) Web Development
5 20 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (10.26%) Microservices
6 19 (9.74%) BDD
6 19 (9.74%) Front End Development
7 16 (8.21%) MVC
7 16 (8.21%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.18%) DevOps
9 12 (6.15%) Integration Testing
9 12 (6.15%) Open Source
10 10 (5.13%) High Availability
11 9 (4.62%) Analytics
11 9 (4.62%) Kanban
11 9 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.62%) OO
11 9 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.85%) Java
2 44 (22.56%) C#
3 35 (17.95%) Python
4 33 (16.92%) SQL
5 31 (15.90%) PHP
6 16 (8.21%) TypeScript
7 15 (7.69%) Ruby
8 11 (5.64%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.08%) Java 8
10 5 (2.56%) C++
10 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.54%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) ES6
12 2 (1.03%) Go
12 2 (1.03%) Groovy
12 2 (1.03%) Rust
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.13%) Degree
3 6 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) HNC
6 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) GDPR
3 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.64%) Docker
2 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.03%) Firmware
3 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) BIND 9
4 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.10%) Ansible
3 4 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.05%) Puppet
4 3 (1.54%) Terraform
5 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.03%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.03%) vRealize
5 2 (1.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.51%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Kibana
6 1 (0.51%) logstash
6 1 (0.51%) Rancher
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (10.77%) Oracle
2 13 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.13%) Tableau
4 9 (4.62%) Adobe
5 4 (2.05%) IBM
5 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.05%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco
7 2 (1.03%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (1.03%) Dell
7 2 (1.03%) EMC
7 2 (1.03%) NetApp
7 2 (1.03%) Tealium
7 2 (1.03%) Telerik
7 2 (1.03%) Teradata
7 2 (1.03%) Veracode
7 2 (1.03%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.51%) Snow