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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 51 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.83% 11.16% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.66% 26.73% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 5
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£338 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £235 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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
143 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.00% 41.74% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 43 65
Average daily rate £338 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +107.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dover - 9 £500 -
Maidstone -5 6 £338 -51.78% 3
Folkestone - 4 £310 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 - - 6
Rochester - 2 - -
Tonbridge +1 1 £325 -53.57%
West Malling - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £600 - 2
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 62 (78.48%) C#
2 60 (75.95%) .NET
3 55 (69.62%) HTML
3 55 (69.62%) ASP.NET
4 51 (64.56%) CSS
5 47 (59.49%) MVC
6 43 (54.43%) jQuery
7 41 (51.90%) TDD
8 40 (50.63%) AngularJS
9 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
10 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (34.18%) HTML5
12 27 (34.18%) CSS3
13 22 (27.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (26.58%) SQL
15 18 (22.78%) Finance
15 18 (22.78%) Scrum
16 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
16 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
17 15 (18.99%) Entity Framework
18 13 (16.46%) OO
18 13 (16.46%) PHP
18 13 (16.46%) KnockoutJS
19 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (13.92%) OOP
19 11 (13.92%) SOA
20 10 (12.66%) MySQL
20 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
21 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.80%) CMS
1 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
3 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
4 8 (10.13%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.80%) Subversion
6 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (91.14%) Developer
2 47 (59.49%) .NET Developer
3 36 (45.57%) C# Developer
4 35 (44.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (27.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
8 11 (13.92%) PHP Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (7.59%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (3.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (75.95%) .NET
2 55 (69.62%) ASP.NET
2 55 (69.62%) HTML
3 51 (64.56%) CSS
4 43 (54.43%) jQuery
5 40 (50.63%) AngularJS
6 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (34.18%) HTML5
7 27 (34.18%) CSS3
8 22 (27.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
10 15 (18.99%) Entity Framework
11 13 (16.46%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (10.13%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (10.13%) Classic ASP
13 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (6.33%) XML
14 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) W3C
2 1 (1.27%) Animation
2 1 (1.27%) Video Editing
2 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) MVC
2 41 (51.90%) TDD
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.78%) Scrum
5 13 (16.46%) OO
6 11 (13.92%) SOA
6 11 (13.92%) OOP
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.13%) Open Source
9 7 (8.86%) Migration
10 6 (7.59%) BDD
11 5 (6.33%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.80%) MVVM
13 3 (3.80%) Web Development
13 3 (3.80%) Content Management
14 2 (2.53%) Web Design
14 2 (2.53%) CRM
14 2 (2.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (78.48%) C#
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 13 (16.46%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) VB6
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) WCAG
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Zend
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
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