Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 322 246 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.29% 8.46% 11.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.62% 23.95% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 146 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £267
90th Percentile £525 £493 £493
Scotland median daily rate £408 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +7.24% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.00

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 1,087 1,027 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.13% 35.33% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 623 471
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £291 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £489
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -55.56% +85.29%
10th Percentile £38.75 £15.96 £41.43
90th Percentile £44.36 £35.75 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 182 (56.52%) HTML
2 163 (50.62%) CSS
3 149 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (45.96%) Java
5 117 (36.34%) React
6 100 (31.06%) AngularJS
7 96 (29.81%) HTML5
8 78 (24.22%) Spring
9 72 (22.36%) SQL
9 72 (22.36%) Finance
9 72 (22.36%) Front End Development
10 65 (20.19%) TDD
11 61 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (18.01%) C#
12 58 (18.01%) .NET
12 58 (18.01%) Git (software)
13 57 (17.70%) jQuery
14 56 (17.39%) Node.js
15 54 (16.77%) Scrum
16 51 (15.84%) MVC
16 51 (15.84%) Test Automation
17 50 (15.53%) CSS3
18 45 (13.98%) Banking
18 45 (13.98%) SQL Server
19 44 (13.66%) Web Development
19 44 (13.66%) DevOps
20 42 (13.04%) BDD
21 41 (12.73%) Oracle
22 40 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
23 38 (11.80%) Jenkins

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 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (3.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (2.80%) CMS
4 9 (2.80%) JBoss
5 7 (2.17%) Apache
5 7 (2.17%) Confluence
5 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.55%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.93%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.62%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.93%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.90%) npm
4 16 (4.97%) Office 365
5 14 (4.35%) Yarn
6 8 (2.48%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.86%) SaaS
8 5 (1.55%) AdWords
8 5 (1.55%) GitHub
8 5 (1.55%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.24%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.93%) IaaS
10 3 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) PaaS
11 2 (0.62%) Heroku
12 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.31%) Route 53
12 1 (0.31%) Trello
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.24%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) SMS
3 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.07%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.45%) RDBMS
5 22 (6.83%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.83%) MySQL
6 14 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.93%) Flink
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.62%) Big Data
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 58 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.80%) Jenkins
3 28 (8.70%) JUnit
4 23 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 22 (6.83%) webpack
6 21 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (6.21%) Subversion
8 18 (5.59%) JIRA
8 18 (5.59%) Maven
9 17 (5.28%) NUnit
9 17 (5.28%) Selenium
10 13 (4.04%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.04%) Mocha
11 12 (3.73%) Babel
12 9 (2.80%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.48%) Protractor
14 6 (1.86%) Hudson
15 5 (1.55%) Gatling
15 5 (1.55%) Grunt
15 5 (1.55%) TestNG
General
1 72 (22.36%) Finance
2 45 (13.98%) Banking
3 11 (3.42%) Marketing
4 7 (2.17%) Front Office
4 7 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.55%) Advertising
6 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) International Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 241 (74.84%) Developer
2 49 (15.22%) Java Developer
2 49 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 47 (14.60%) Full Stack Developer
4 46 (14.29%) React Developer
5 44 (13.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 42 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.28%) Node.js Developer
9 16 (4.97%) Software Developer
9 16 (4.97%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.35%) Analyst
10 14 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
11 12 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.73%) HTML Developer
12 11 (3.42%) Architect
12 11 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.11%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (3.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (56.52%) HTML
2 163 (50.62%) CSS
3 117 (36.34%) React
4 100 (31.06%) AngularJS
5 96 (29.81%) HTML5
6 78 (24.22%) Spring
7 58 (18.01%) .NET
8 57 (17.70%) jQuery
9 56 (17.39%) Node.js
10 50 (15.53%) CSS3
11 35 (10.87%) Web Services
12 34 (10.56%) ASP.NET
13 32 (9.94%) Redux
14 31 (9.63%) XML
15 27 (8.39%) Sass
16 26 (8.07%) .NET Framework
17 24 (7.45%) JSON
18 23 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (6.52%) Hibernate
20 20 (6.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.63%) User Experience
2 11 (3.42%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.48%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.24%) Equities
6 4 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.93%) DataPower
8 2 (0.62%) CMDB
8 2 (0.62%) Fintech
8 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.62%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.45%) Linux
2 10 (3.11%) Unix
3 2 (0.62%) Android
3 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.62%) Windows
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.31%) VMS
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.36%) Front End Development
3 65 (20.19%) TDD
4 61 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (16.77%) Scrum
6 51 (15.84%) MVC
6 51 (15.84%) Test Automation
7 44 (13.66%) DevOps
7 44 (13.66%) Web Development
8 42 (13.04%) BDD
9 35 (10.87%) Microservices
10 29 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 26 (8.07%) Unit Testing
12 25 (7.76%) Analytics
13 23 (7.14%) OO
14 22 (6.83%) Integration Testing
15 21 (6.52%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (5.59%) Coaching
16 18 (5.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (45.96%) Java
2 72 (22.36%) SQL
3 58 (18.01%) C#
4 35 (10.87%) Python
5 25 (7.76%) Java 8
6 22 (6.83%) TypeScript
7 14 (4.35%) ES6
8 13 (4.04%) PHP
8 13 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.11%) Perl
10 8 (2.48%) Ruby
11 6 (1.86%) C++
12 5 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.55%) Groovy
12 5 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.62%) Scala
16 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.28%) Degree
2 12 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 17 (5.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) NFS
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Ansible
1 3 (0.93%) Kibana
1 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
2 2 (0.62%) Rancher
2 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.31%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (12.73%) Oracle
2 24 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.48%) Google
3 8 (2.48%) IBM
4 6 (1.86%) VMware
5 4 (1.24%) Adobe
5 4 (1.24%) Tableau
5 4 (1.24%) Tealium
6 3 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 3 (0.93%) CA
6 3 (0.93%) DoubleClick
6 3 (0.93%) Facebook
6 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.93%) Sybase
6 3 (0.93%) Tealeaf
6 3 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.62%) OpenText
8 1 (0.31%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.31%) SAP