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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 24 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.96% 8.37% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 22.62% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
126 84 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.01% 37.00% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 63
Average daily rate £338 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £61.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -72.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.33 £17.00 £22.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £17.00 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 - 5 £400 - 4
Maidstone - 2 £125 - 5
Folkestone -2 1 - -
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 2
West Malling - - - - 2
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 2
Deal - - - -
Faversham - - - - 1
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (65.22%) C#
2 44 (63.77%) HTML
2 44 (63.77%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) CSS
3 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET
4 36 (52.17%) MVC
5 31 (44.93%) jQuery
6 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
7 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
10 19 (27.54%) Scrum
10 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
11 18 (26.09%) TDD
11 18 (26.09%) HTML5
12 15 (21.74%) Finance
13 14 (20.29%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (18.84%) CSS3
15 12 (17.39%) SQL
16 11 (15.94%) OO
17 10 (14.49%) Classic ASP
17 10 (14.49%) Web Services
17 10 (14.49%) XML
17 10 (14.49%) PHP
17 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 9 (13.04%) Advertising
18 9 (13.04%) Migration
18 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (13.04%) Marketing
19 8 (11.59%) Oracle

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (8.70%) Node.js
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Marketing
2 9 (13.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (89.86%) Developer
2 36 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 32 (46.38%) C# Developer
4 30 (43.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (24.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Designer
9 4 (5.80%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Interactive Designer
10 3 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Junior Web Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (63.77%) HTML
1 44 (63.77%) .NET
1 44 (63.77%) CSS
2 40 (57.97%) ASP.NET
3 31 (44.93%) jQuery
4 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
5 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (26.09%) HTML5
7 14 (20.29%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (18.84%) CSS3
9 10 (14.49%) Classic ASP
9 10 (14.49%) Web Services
9 10 (14.49%) XML
9 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (8.70%) Laravel
11 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.25%) WCF
11 5 (7.25%) Flash
11 5 (7.25%) XHTML
11 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Social Media
2 4 (5.80%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.80%) Animation
2 4 (5.80%) Video Editing
3 2 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) MVC
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Scrum
4 18 (26.09%) TDD
5 11 (15.94%) OO
6 9 (13.04%) Migration
7 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) BDD
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.35%) MVVM
10 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.35%) Web Development
10 3 (4.35%) SOA
10 3 (4.35%) Content Management
11 2 (2.90%) Web Design
11 2 (2.90%) OOD
11 2 (2.90%) Project Management
11 2 (2.90%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) C#
2 12 (17.39%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) PHP
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) ISEB
1 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) WCAG
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Sitecore