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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 74 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.61% 6.80% 8.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.33% 14.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 10 9
Average daily rate £333 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £354 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
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
244 119 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.48% 47.60% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 52 42
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £526 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells +7 20 £338 - 3
Folkestone 0 7 £318 -
West Malling - 3 £376 -
Dartford +4 2 - - 3
Maidstone +1 2 £375 - 2
Tonbridge - 1 £273 -
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 122 (93.13%) HTML
2 113 (86.26%) CSS
3 88 (67.18%) .NET
4 81 (61.83%) C#
5 78 (59.54%) jQuery
6 73 (55.73%) MVC
7 62 (47.33%) ASP.NET
8 61 (46.56%) HTML5
9 55 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (40.46%) CSS3
11 44 (33.59%) Web Development
12 41 (31.30%) AngularJS
13 39 (29.77%) .NET Framework
14 38 (29.01%) SQL
15 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (27.48%) TDD
16 36 (27.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (27.48%) KnockoutJS
17 35 (26.72%) Entity Framework
18 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
19 24 (18.32%) Front End Development
20 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
20 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
21 22 (16.79%) SDLC
22 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
23 20 (15.27%) Waterfall
23 20 (15.27%) Backbone.js
24 19 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 19 (14.50%) Finance
25 17 (12.98%) SignalR

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (6.11%) JBoss
1 8 (6.11%) WordPress
2 4 (3.05%) CMS
3 3 (2.29%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.29%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) Drupal
4 2 (1.53%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Magento
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.53%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.53%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
1 2 (1.53%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.76%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) FTP
1 2 (1.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) MySQL
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.29%) Redis
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (9.92%) Jasmine
3 12 (9.16%) Subversion
4 10 (7.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.05%) Grunt
7 4 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.29%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium
10 1 (0.76%) Moq
10 1 (0.76%) MSTest
10 1 (0.76%) NUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.53%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Automotive
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Games
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (90.08%) Developer
2 63 (48.09%) .NET Developer
3 57 (43.51%) C# Developer
4 56 (42.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 52 (39.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (34.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 33 (25.19%) HTML Developer
7 33 (25.19%) Web Developer
8 29 (22.14%) HTML CSS Developer
9 22 (16.79%) C# Web Developer
10 20 (15.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 19 (14.50%) .NET Web Developer
12 15 (11.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (11.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (11.45%) Senior Developer
13 14 (10.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 14 (10.69%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (10.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (93.13%) HTML
2 113 (86.26%) CSS
3 88 (67.18%) .NET
4 78 (59.54%) jQuery
5 62 (47.33%) ASP.NET
6 61 (46.56%) HTML5
7 55 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (40.46%) CSS3
9 41 (31.30%) AngularJS
10 39 (29.77%) .NET Framework
11 36 (27.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (27.48%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (26.72%) Entity Framework
13 20 (15.27%) Backbone.js
14 19 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (12.98%) SignalR
16 16 (12.21%) Handlebars
17 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 11 (8.40%) LESS
17 11 (8.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.05%) iPad
3 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Animation
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) MVC
2 44 (33.59%) Web Development
3 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (27.48%) TDD
5 24 (18.32%) Front End Development
6 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
7 22 (16.79%) SDLC
8 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
9 20 (15.27%) Waterfall
10 16 (12.21%) SOLID
11 15 (11.45%) BDD
11 15 (11.45%) Scrum
12 8 (6.11%) Migration
13 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.58%) Web Application Development
15 5 (3.82%) MVVM
15 5 (3.82%) SOA
16 4 (3.05%) CRM
16 4 (3.05%) ERP
17 3 (2.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 81 (61.83%) C#
2 38 (29.01%) SQL
3 16 (12.21%) Java
4 14 (10.69%) PHP
5 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.82%) VB
6 4 (3.05%) VBScript
7 2 (1.53%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.53%) RPG
7 2 (1.53%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.76%) XenApp
1 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) cPanel
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) Adobe
4 2 (1.53%) Cognos
4 2 (1.53%) IBM
4 2 (1.53%) PayPal
4 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.53%) Siebel
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix
5 1 (0.76%) Facebook
5 1 (0.76%) HP
5 1 (0.76%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.76%) Lotus
5 1 (0.76%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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