The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 6 10 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 62 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.95% 15.91% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.36% 40.00% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.67% -12.85%
JavaScript
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 105 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.31% 39.77% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 54 62
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £35.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Kent region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Kent

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Kent region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -4 9 £344 -50.89% 3
Dover - 9 £500 -
Tunbridge Wells +2 5 £350 +7.69% 2
Folkestone - 4 £310 - 4
Canterbury -1 2 £298 -4.03%
Rochester - 2 - -
Tonbridge 0 1 £325 -53.57% 2
West Malling 0 1 - - 1
Chatham - 1 £600 - 1
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 65 (83.33%) .NET
2 64 (82.05%) C#
3 59 (75.64%) HTML
4 56 (71.79%) ASP.NET
5 49 (62.82%) CSS
6 47 (60.26%) MVC
6 47 (60.26%) AngularJS
7 44 (56.41%) TDD
8 40 (51.28%) jQuery
9 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
10 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (38.46%) CSS3
10 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (38.46%) HTML5
11 26 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (28.21%) .NET Framework
13 21 (26.92%) SQL
14 20 (25.64%) Finance
15 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
16 17 (21.79%) Scrum
17 16 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (19.23%) OO
19 13 (16.67%) PHP
20 12 (15.38%) OOP
21 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
21 10 (12.82%) SOA
21 10 (12.82%) MySQL
21 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
21 10 (12.82%) ReSharper

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.28%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) MySQL
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) ReSharper
1 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
2 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (89.74%) Developer
2 51 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 38 (48.72%) C# Developer
4 37 (47.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (29.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (17.95%) Senior Developer
8 11 (14.10%) PHP Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (6.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (83.33%) .NET
2 59 (75.64%) HTML
3 56 (71.79%) ASP.NET
4 49 (62.82%) CSS
5 47 (60.26%) AngularJS
6 40 (51.28%) jQuery
7 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (38.46%) HTML5
7 30 (38.46%) CSS3
8 26 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (28.21%) .NET Framework
10 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
11 16 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (11.54%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (10.26%) Classic ASP
14 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (6.41%) Backbone.js
16 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (6.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) W3C
2 1 (1.28%) GIS
2 1 (1.28%) Animation
2 1 (1.28%) Video Editing
2 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) MVC
2 44 (56.41%) TDD
3 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.79%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) OO
6 12 (15.38%) OOP
7 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.82%) SOA
8 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.26%) Open Source
10 7 (8.97%) Software Architecture
10 7 (8.97%) BDD
10 7 (8.97%) Migration
11 5 (6.41%) MVVM
12 4 (5.13%) Web Development
12 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.85%) SDLC
14 2 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
14 2 (2.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (82.05%) C#
2 21 (26.92%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) WCAG
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Zend
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) ESRI