Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 216 202 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.59% 7.15% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.17% 24.40% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 89 131
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £276 £265 £273
90th Percentile £545 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 - £21.50

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 858 828 847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.08% 29.31% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 472 510
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £260
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.98% +4.49% +56.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.23 £46.99 £50.50
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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.

1 146 (67.59%) HTML
2 139 (64.35%) CSS
3 82 (37.96%) AngularJS
4 80 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (34.72%) Java
6 60 (27.78%) Web Development
7 56 (25.93%) jQuery
8 53 (24.54%) SQL
9 52 (24.07%) C#
9 52 (24.07%) .NET
10 47 (21.76%) Finance
11 46 (21.30%) MVC
12 43 (19.91%) HTML5
13 42 (19.44%) Node.js
13 42 (19.44%) React
13 42 (19.44%) TDD
14 40 (18.52%) Web Services
15 39 (18.06%) Git (software)
16 37 (17.13%) Responsive Web Design
17 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET
18 32 (14.81%) Front End Development
19 30 (13.89%) .NET Framework
20 28 (12.96%) Spring
20 28 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 27 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (12.04%) User Experience
23 25 (11.57%) CSS3
24 23 (10.65%) Scrum
25 22 (10.19%) Entity Framework
25 22 (10.19%) 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 21 (9.72%) CMS
2 20 (9.26%) EPiServer
3 8 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.24%) Drupal
5 6 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.85%) nginx
6 4 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.85%) WordPress
7 3 (1.39%) Apache
7 3 (1.39%) Confluence
8 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.46%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.85%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.85%) UserZoom
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.46%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.85%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.78%) GitHub
2 6 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.39%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (1.39%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.46%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.31%) VXLAN
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.17%) MySQL
3 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.85%) Spatial Data
8 3 (1.39%) GIS
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.87%) gulp
4 16 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (6.48%) Subversion
6 13 (6.02%) Moq
6 13 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (6.02%) Selenium
7 10 (4.63%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.17%) Jasmine
8 9 (4.17%) Maven
8 9 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (3.70%) Grunt
10 7 (3.24%) JIRA
10 7 (3.24%) JUnit
10 7 (3.24%) Mockito
11 6 (2.78%) Ant
11 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.85%) jMock
13 3 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (21.76%) Finance
2 21 (9.72%) Banking
3 15 (6.94%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.24%) Publishing
5 4 (1.85%) German Language
5 4 (1.85%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.39%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Games
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (75.46%) Developer
2 44 (20.37%) JavaScript Developer
3 30 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 28 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 27 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 25 (11.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (7.41%) Angular Developer
7 16 (7.41%) Architect
8 14 (6.48%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.48%) Analyst
8 14 (6.48%) HTML Developer
9 12 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.63%) HTML CSS Developer
12 8 (3.70%) PHP Developer
13 7 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (3.24%) Oracle Developer
14 6 (2.78%) Agile Developer
14 6 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (67.59%) HTML
2 139 (64.35%) CSS
3 82 (37.96%) AngularJS
4 56 (25.93%) jQuery
5 52 (24.07%) .NET
6 43 (19.91%) HTML5
7 42 (19.44%) Node.js
7 42 (19.44%) React
8 40 (18.52%) Web Services
9 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET
10 30 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 28 (12.96%) Spring
11 28 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (11.57%) CSS3
13 22 (10.19%) Entity Framework
13 22 (10.19%) Sass
14 21 (9.72%) RESTful
15 19 (8.80%) Hibernate
16 16 (7.41%) LINQ
16 16 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) User Experience
2 20 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Animation
10 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
10 1 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.26%) Linux
2 8 (3.70%) Windows
3 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.85%) Unix
5 3 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.78%) Web Development
3 46 (21.30%) MVC
4 42 (19.44%) TDD
5 37 (17.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 32 (14.81%) Front End Development
7 27 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.65%) Scrum
9 19 (8.80%) BDD
10 17 (7.87%) Migration
11 16 (7.41%) Test Automation
12 14 (6.48%) DevOps
12 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.02%) Web Design
14 12 (5.56%) Content Management
14 12 (5.56%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 10 (4.63%) Analytics
17 9 (4.17%) SOA
17 9 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (34.72%) Java
2 53 (24.54%) SQL
3 52 (24.07%) C#
4 17 (7.87%) Python
5 16 (7.41%) PHP
6 15 (6.94%) C++
6 15 (6.94%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.24%) VB
7 7 (3.24%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.78%) ES6
8 6 (2.78%) Ruby
8 6 (2.78%) VB6
9 2 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (0.93%) Perl
9 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.46%) Dart
10 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (8.80%) Degree
2 5 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.31%) MCTS
2 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) HND
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) VCAP
3 2 (0.93%) VCP6
3 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.31%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.31%) vSphere
2 4 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) Ansible
2 5 (2.31%) vRealize
3 3 (1.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.93%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (8.80%) Oracle
2 16 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.17%) Google
4 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.24%) VMware
5 5 (2.31%) Facebook
6 4 (1.85%) ClickTale
7 3 (1.39%) Cisco
7 3 (1.39%) Tableau
7 3 (1.39%) Twitter
8 2 (0.93%) Adobe
8 2 (0.93%) Alterian
8 2 (0.93%) CA
8 2 (0.93%) OpenText
8 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.46%) Cincom
9 1 (0.46%) Teradata
9 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.46%) Zend
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