The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
South East / Kent
Rank 18 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 25 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.62% 20.09% 16.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.25% 41.67% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 20
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £356 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £33.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +12.91%

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
99 108 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.08% 48.21% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 63
Median daily rate £340 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Tunbridge Wells -7 2 £233 -31.11% 1
Canterbury - 1 £375 - 2
Chatham - 1 - -
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 37 (78.72%) HTML
2 29 (61.70%) CSS
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) .NET
5 18 (38.30%) MVC
6 15 (31.91%) C#
6 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.66%) jQuery
8 12 (25.53%) SQL
8 12 (25.53%) Adobe
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) HTML5
10 10 (21.28%) Web Analytics
10 10 (21.28%) Google
10 10 (21.28%) Marketing
10 10 (21.28%) Web Development
10 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
10 10 (21.28%) Analytics
10 10 (21.28%) Google Tag Manager
11 9 (19.15%) Regular Expression
11 9 (19.15%) TDD
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Adobe Campaign
13 7 (14.89%) CSS3
13 7 (14.89%) ETL
13 7 (14.89%) C
13 7 (14.89%) C++

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
1 2 (4.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (4.26%) Edge Animate
1 2 (4.26%) InDesign
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) jMock
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Mockito
5 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.13%) git-flow
6 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (21.28%) Marketing
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Web Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Analytics Manager
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Web Analytics Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Web Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C/C++ Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C++ Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) HTML
2 29 (61.70%) CSS
3 19 (40.43%) .NET
4 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
5 13 (27.66%) jQuery
6 11 (23.40%) HTML5
7 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.15%) Regular Expression
9 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
9 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.89%) CSS3
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
12 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
12 4 (8.51%) Spring
12 4 (8.51%) XML
13 3 (6.38%) J2EE
13 3 (6.38%) Middleware
13 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
13 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) MVC
3 10 (21.28%) Analytics
3 10 (21.28%) Web Analytics
3 10 (21.28%) Web Development
4 9 (19.15%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) ETL
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.64%) UML
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) SOLID
9 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
9 3 (6.38%) OO
10 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
10 2 (4.26%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C
3 7 (14.89%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) COBOL
4 5 (10.64%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Adobe
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) Google
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) Zend
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