Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 314 231 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.73% 9.89% 8.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.59% 26.40% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 153 110
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £265
90th Percentile £488 £538 £464
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.39 -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £43.39 £19.00
% change year-on-year -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 1,061 875 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.25% 37.46% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 525 483
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £276
90th Percentile £550 £530 £505
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -16.43% +38.40%
10th Percentile £36.05 £13.00 £21.48
90th Percentile £45.96 £47.23 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -52.41% -9.38% +24.18%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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.

1 176 (56.05%) HTML
2 168 (53.50%) CSS
3 150 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (38.54%) Java
5 101 (32.17%) React
6 99 (31.53%) AngularJS
7 86 (27.39%) HTML5
8 84 (26.75%) Finance
9 76 (24.20%) .NET
10 73 (23.25%) SQL
11 67 (21.34%) jQuery
12 60 (19.11%) Front End Development
13 59 (18.79%) Git (software)
14 57 (18.15%) Node.js
15 55 (17.52%) CSS3
15 55 (17.52%) C#
16 52 (16.56%) SQL Server
16 52 (16.56%) Scrum
16 52 (16.56%) Web Development
17 46 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (14.33%) Banking
19 43 (13.69%) MVC
20 41 (13.06%) Spring
21 40 (12.74%) XML
22 38 (12.10%) ASP.NET
23 37 (11.78%) User Experience
23 37 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (11.78%) Python
23 37 (11.78%) TDD
24 35 (11.15%) 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 19 (6.05%) Apache
2 14 (4.46%) JBoss
3 13 (4.14%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.82%) Confluence
5 11 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.23%) CMS
8 7 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.59%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.59%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.27%) Kentico
12 3 (0.96%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.64%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.64%) Mendix
13 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.64%) InVision
2 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.32%) Maya
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.37%) npm
3 19 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.50%) Office 365
5 10 (3.18%) Yarn
6 6 (1.91%) GitHub
7 4 (1.27%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.96%) PaaS
8 3 (0.96%) SaaS
9 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) AdWords
9 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.64%) Heroku
9 2 (0.64%) IaaS
9 2 (0.64%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.64%) Serverless
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.27%) HTTP
1 4 (1.27%) WEP
2 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.64%) SAN
2 2 (0.64%) SMS
3 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.64%) MySQL
2 24 (7.64%) NoSQL
3 23 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.73%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.91%) Flink
7 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.96%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.64%) GIS
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 59 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.01%) Maven
4 20 (6.37%) webpack
5 19 (6.05%) Selenium
6 18 (5.73%) Visual Studio
7 17 (5.41%) JUnit
8 16 (5.10%) JIRA
8 16 (5.10%) NUnit
9 15 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (3.82%) Jasmine
11 11 (3.50%) TeamCity
12 10 (3.18%) Subversion
13 9 (2.87%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.55%) Babel
14 8 (2.55%) Mocha
15 6 (1.91%) Hudson
16 5 (1.59%) Artifactory
16 5 (1.59%) gulp
17 4 (1.27%) Grunt
General
1 84 (26.75%) Finance
2 45 (14.33%) Banking
3 11 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.23%) Advertising
4 7 (2.23%) Front Office
5 6 (1.91%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) International Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 249 (79.30%) Developer
2 50 (15.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 50 (15.92%) JavaScript Developer
3 42 (13.38%) Java Developer
4 38 (12.10%) Full Stack Developer
5 33 (10.51%) React Developer
6 31 (9.87%) Senior Developer
7 27 (8.60%) Web Developer
8 24 (7.64%) Software Developer
9 23 (7.32%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.46%) UI Developer
11 12 (3.82%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.82%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (3.50%) Architect
12 11 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.50%) Node.js Developer
13 10 (3.18%) SharePoint Developer
14 9 (2.87%) Tester
15 8 (2.55%) Automation Tester
15 8 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (56.05%) HTML
2 168 (53.50%) CSS
3 101 (32.17%) React
4 99 (31.53%) AngularJS
5 86 (27.39%) HTML5
6 76 (24.20%) .NET
7 67 (21.34%) jQuery
8 57 (18.15%) Node.js
9 55 (17.52%) CSS3
10 41 (13.06%) Spring
11 40 (12.74%) XML
12 38 (12.10%) ASP.NET
13 32 (10.19%) .NET Framework
14 30 (9.55%) Web Services
15 29 (9.24%) JSON
15 29 (9.24%) Redux
16 26 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (6.69%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (6.69%) Sass
18 20 (6.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.78%) User Experience
2 17 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.87%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.87%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.23%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.27%) Wiki
7 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.96%) DataPower
7 3 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.64%) Equities
8 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Blog
9 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.50%) Android
1 11 (3.50%) Apple iOS
1 11 (3.50%) Linux
2 6 (1.91%) Unix
3 4 (1.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.32%) VMS
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.11%) Front End Development
3 52 (16.56%) Scrum
3 52 (16.56%) Web Development
4 43 (13.69%) MVC
5 37 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (11.78%) TDD
6 30 (9.55%) DevOps
6 30 (9.55%) Microservices
6 30 (9.55%) Test Automation
7 29 (9.24%) Analytics
8 26 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (7.01%) SDLC
10 21 (6.69%) OO
10 21 (6.69%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 15 (4.78%) BDD
13 14 (4.46%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (4.14%) Migration
14 13 (4.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 121 (38.54%) Java
2 73 (23.25%) SQL
3 55 (17.52%) C#
4 37 (11.78%) Python
5 22 (7.01%) PHP
6 20 (6.37%) Java 8
7 19 (6.05%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.46%) ES6
9 11 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.18%) Ruby
11 8 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.23%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.27%) C++
15 3 (0.96%) ES7
16 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.64%) Scala
17 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.32%) BeanShell
17 1 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (2.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) NFS
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Puppet
2 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.96%) Rancher
3 2 (0.64%) Ansible
3 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.32%) vMotion
4 1 (0.32%) vRealize
4 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.64%) Oracle
3 9 (2.87%) IBM
4 5 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.59%) Google
5 4 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.96%) Adobe
6 3 (0.96%) CA
7 2 (0.64%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.64%) HP
7 2 (0.64%) Kony
7 2 (0.64%) OpenText
7 2 (0.64%) OutSystems
7 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.64%) Sybase
7 2 (0.64%) Twitter
7 2 (0.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.32%) Splunk