Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 25 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 52 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.82% 8.24% 10.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.11% 22.45% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 50
Kent median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +4.48% -0.74%
10th Percentile £277 £298 £212
90th Percentile £463 £425 £419
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +26.03%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 185 196 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.05% 36.70% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 142 159
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £280 £288 £249
90th Percentile £490 £486 £685
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Kent median hourly rate £41.06 £45.00 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +116.03% -44.45%
10th Percentile £29.75 £45.00 £14.57
90th Percentile £54.45 £45.00 £36.97
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +5.26%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Kent over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript 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 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +10 11 £288 -35.39% 8
Maidstone +7 8 £425 +21.43% 7
West Malling +2 7 £418 +11.33% 9
Dover - 2 £450 - 1
Canterbury - 2 £223 - 1
Dartford - 1 £400 - 10
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 44 (84.62%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) CSS
3 33 (63.46%) AngularJS
4 26 (50.00%) jQuery
5 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
6 24 (46.15%) MVC
7 23 (44.23%) Web Development
8 22 (42.31%) .NET
9 20 (38.46%) C#
9 20 (38.46%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 19 (36.54%) CSS3
10 19 (36.54%) SQL
10 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
11 18 (34.62%) Degree
12 17 (32.69%) HTML5
13 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
14 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (28.85%) Ajax
14 15 (28.85%) React
15 14 (26.92%) Sass
15 14 (26.92%) TDD
15 14 (26.92%) Subversion
16 11 (21.15%) Front End Development
16 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
17 10 (19.23%) CMS
17 10 (19.23%) Finance
17 10 (19.23%) Windows
18 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
18 9 (17.31%) Photoshop

JavaScript
Co-occurring 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 10 (19.23%) CMS
2 9 (17.31%) IIS
3 5 (9.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.69%) WordPress
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
6 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.92%) Subversion
3 9 (17.31%) ReSharper
4 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.77%) Selenium
6 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.85%) Grunt
7 2 (3.85%) gulp
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.85%) webpack
8 1 (1.92%) Babel
8 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.92%) Firebug
8 1 (1.92%) PostCSS
8 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (34.62%) Web Developer
4 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
4 15 (28.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 12 (23.08%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (23.08%) HTML Developer
6 11 (21.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (21.15%) UI Developer
7 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (13.46%) SQL Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Angular Developer
10 5 (9.62%) UI/UX Developer
10 5 (9.62%) UX Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Web UI Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Web UI/UX Developer
11 4 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) CSS
3 33 (63.46%) AngularJS
4 26 (50.00%) jQuery
5 22 (42.31%) .NET
6 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
6 19 (36.54%) CSS3
7 17 (32.69%) HTML5
8 15 (28.85%) Ajax
8 15 (28.85%) React
9 14 (26.92%) Sass
10 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
11 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (11.54%) LINQ
13 6 (11.54%) XML
14 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (9.62%) Backbone.js
14 5 (9.62%) RESTful
14 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) MVC
2 23 (44.23%) Web Development
3 20 (38.46%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.92%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) Front End Development
7 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
9 7 (13.46%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Wireframes
11 5 (9.62%) Change Management
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
11 5 (9.62%) MVVM
11 5 (9.62%) Prototyping
11 5 (9.62%) System Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
13 3 (5.77%) OWASP
13 3 (5.77%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) PHP
4 5 (9.62%) R
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) ES6
7 1 (1.92%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Capita
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.92%) Zend