Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 340 241 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.57% 8.70% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.97% 23.96% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 150 133
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £265
90th Percentile £500 £538 £485
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 1,098 1,006 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.36% 36.33% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 611 471
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £319 £280 £285
90th Percentile £565 £538 £506
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £31.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.81% -29.55% +51.92%
10th Percentile £39.60 £13.68 £42.13
90th Percentile £44.71 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.94%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 187 (55.00%) HTML
2 171 (50.29%) CSS
3 169 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (47.06%) Java
5 114 (33.53%) React
6 104 (30.59%) AngularJS
7 103 (30.29%) HTML5
8 84 (24.71%) Finance
9 80 (23.53%) SQL
10 76 (22.35%) Front End Development
11 70 (20.59%) .NET
12 68 (20.00%) Spring
13 62 (18.24%) TDD
13 62 (18.24%) jQuery
13 62 (18.24%) Node.js
14 60 (17.65%) Git (software)
14 60 (17.65%) Scrum
15 58 (17.06%) C#
16 54 (15.88%) CSS3
17 53 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (14.71%) Web Development
20 49 (14.41%) Banking
21 47 (13.82%) SQL Server
22 45 (13.24%) MVC
23 44 (12.94%) XML
24 42 (12.35%) Python
25 41 (12.06%) Test Automation
26 40 (11.76%) DevOps
27 37 (10.88%) ASP.NET

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 17 (5.00%) Apache
2 14 (4.12%) Confluence
2 14 (4.12%) JBoss
2 14 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.65%) CMS
7 6 (1.76%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.47%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.47%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.18%) Kentico
9 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.59%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.88%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) Maya
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.47%) npm
4 14 (4.12%) Office 365
5 13 (3.82%) Yarn
6 8 (2.35%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.76%) GitHub
8 5 (1.47%) AdWords
9 4 (1.18%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.18%) PaaS
9 4 (1.18%) SaaS
10 3 (0.88%) IaaS
10 3 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Heroku
12 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.29%) Route 53
12 1 (0.29%) Trello
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) SMS
2 2 (0.59%) WEP
3 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.29%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.12%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.59%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.29%) MySQL
7 10 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.76%) Flink
9 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.88%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.29%) Big Data
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.35%) Visual Studio
4 24 (7.06%) JUnit
5 21 (6.18%) webpack
6 19 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (5.29%) Maven
7 18 (5.29%) NUnit
8 17 (5.00%) JIRA
9 16 (4.71%) Subversion
10 14 (4.12%) Selenium
11 11 (3.24%) Babel
11 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.65%) Mocha
13 8 (2.35%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.76%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.76%) Protractor
15 5 (1.47%) Ant
15 5 (1.47%) Hudson
15 5 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
General
1 84 (24.71%) Finance
2 49 (14.41%) Banking
3 12 (3.53%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.65%) Advertising
4 9 (2.65%) Front Office
5 8 (2.35%) Marketing
6 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) International Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 262 (77.06%) Developer
2 56 (16.47%) Java Developer
3 54 (15.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 49 (14.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 42 (12.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 42 (12.35%) Senior Developer
6 41 (12.06%) React Developer
7 27 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 21 (6.18%) Web Developer
9 17 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
10 16 (4.71%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.82%) Analyst
12 12 (3.53%) Architect
12 12 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (2.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 10 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (2.65%) C# Developer
14 9 (2.65%) Senior Software Developer
14 9 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (55.00%) HTML
2 171 (50.29%) CSS
3 114 (33.53%) React
4 104 (30.59%) AngularJS
5 103 (30.29%) HTML5
6 70 (20.59%) .NET
7 68 (20.00%) Spring
8 62 (18.24%) jQuery
8 62 (18.24%) Node.js
9 54 (15.88%) CSS3
10 44 (12.94%) XML
11 37 (10.88%) ASP.NET
12 33 (9.71%) Web Services
13 32 (9.41%) JSON
14 31 (9.12%) Redux
15 28 (8.24%) .NET Framework
16 23 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (6.76%) Sass
16 23 (6.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.59%) User Experience
2 13 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.24%) Data Structures
4 10 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.35%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.18%) Equities
8 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.18%) Wiki
9 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.88%) DataPower
10 2 (0.59%) CMDB
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) Fintech
11 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.88%) Linux
2 11 (3.24%) Android
2 11 (3.24%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.24%) Unix
3 3 (0.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.29%) VMS
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (22.35%) Front End Development
3 62 (18.24%) TDD
4 60 (17.65%) Scrum
5 53 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (14.71%) Web Development
7 45 (13.24%) MVC
8 41 (12.06%) Test Automation
9 40 (11.76%) DevOps
10 36 (10.59%) Microservices
11 35 (10.29%) BDD
12 31 (9.12%) Analytics
13 28 (8.24%) Software Engineering
13 28 (8.24%) Unit Testing
14 24 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (6.76%) OO
15 23 (6.76%) SDLC
16 18 (5.29%) Integration Testing
16 18 (5.29%) Mentoring
17 17 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (47.06%) Java
2 80 (23.53%) SQL
3 58 (17.06%) C#
4 42 (12.35%) Python
5 30 (8.82%) Java 8
6 19 (5.59%) TypeScript
7 18 (5.29%) PHP
8 14 (4.12%) ES6
9 13 (3.82%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.65%) Ruby
11 7 (2.06%) C++
11 7 (2.06%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.47%) Perl
12 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.88%) ES7
14 3 (0.88%) Groovy
15 2 (0.59%) Scala
15 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (5.00%) Degree
2 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.76%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (4.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) NFS
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) Ansible
2 3 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.88%) Puppet
2 3 (0.88%) Rancher
2 3 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.59%) Kibana
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (7.94%) Oracle
2 25 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.94%) IBM
4 9 (2.65%) Google
5 5 (1.47%) Adobe
5 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.18%) Tableau
6 4 (1.18%) Tealium
7 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.88%) CA
7 3 (0.88%) DoubleClick
7 3 (0.88%) Facebook
7 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.88%) Tealeaf
7 3 (0.88%) VMware
7 3 (0.88%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.59%) HP
8 2 (0.59%) OpenText
8 2 (0.59%) Sybase
8 2 (0.59%) Twitter