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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript
Rank 7 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 41 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.80% 7.56% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.28% 21.95% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -1.51%
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
113 82 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.79% 34.45% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 64
Average daily rate £375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -52.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £225 - 4
Maidstone +1 1 £125 -64.28% 4
Sevenoaks - - - - 2
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 2
Dartford - - - - 1
Deal - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Folkestone - - - - 3
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (63.51%) HTML
2 45 (60.81%) CSS
3 42 (56.76%) jQuery
4 37 (50.00%) C#
5 36 (48.65%) .NET
6 33 (44.59%) ASP.NET
6 33 (44.59%) MVC
7 28 (37.84%) AngularJS
8 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
10 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (25.68%) HTML5
11 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.92%) TDD
12 14 (18.92%) PHP
12 14 (18.92%) Scrum
12 14 (18.92%) Finance
13 13 (17.57%) SQL
13 13 (17.57%) Web Services
13 13 (17.57%) XML
14 12 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (13.51%) CSS3
16 9 (12.16%) Advertising
16 9 (12.16%) Marketing
17 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
17 8 (10.81%) Classic ASP
17 8 (10.81%) OO
17 8 (10.81%) XHTML
18 7 (9.46%) Java

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.46%) Node.js
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Intranet
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.05%) Maven
2 3 (4.05%) Subversion
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Advertising
2 9 (12.16%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (87.84%) Developer
2 30 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 28 (37.84%) C# Developer
4 27 (36.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (22.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Interactive Designer
11 3 (4.05%) Designer
11 3 (4.05%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (63.51%) HTML
2 45 (60.81%) CSS
3 42 (56.76%) jQuery
4 36 (48.65%) .NET
5 33 (44.59%) ASP.NET
6 28 (37.84%) AngularJS
7 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (25.68%) HTML5
8 13 (17.57%) Web Services
8 13 (17.57%) XML
9 12 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (13.51%) CSS3
11 8 (10.81%) Classic ASP
11 8 (10.81%) XHTML
12 7 (9.46%) Laravel
13 6 (8.11%) PrimeFaces
13 6 (8.11%) WCF
14 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
14 5 (6.76%) XSL
14 5 (6.76%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Social Media
2 5 (6.76%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.05%) Animation
3 3 (4.05%) Video Editing
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) W3C
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) MVC
2 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) TDD
3 14 (18.92%) Scrum
4 8 (10.81%) OO
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
5 5 (6.76%) CRM
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.41%) BDD
6 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.41%) SOA
7 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.70%) Content Management
8 2 (2.70%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) MVVM
8 2 (2.70%) OOD
8 2 (2.70%) Web Design
8 2 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (18.92%) PHP
3 13 (17.57%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) RPG
6 1 (1.35%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) WCAG
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.05%) Google