Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 25 16
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 57 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.41% 11.34% 10.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.39% 22.76% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 38
Kent median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £212 £313 £281
90th Percentile £488 £475 £479
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £380
% change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +20.14%

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 216 268 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 50.82% 49.81% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 180 131
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £280 £307 £243
90th Percentile £544 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 0
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £39.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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
West Malling +5 10 £475 +9.20% 6
Maidstone +2 7 £456 +30.36% 17
Dartford +1 6 £278 -34.71% 11
Tunbridge Wells -1 5 £400 +17.65% 6
Tonbridge - 5 £411 - 7
Dover -2 4 £428 +22.14%
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 4
Canterbury - 1 £320 - 2
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 40 (70.18%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) CSS
3 35 (61.40%) .NET
4 31 (54.39%) jQuery
5 30 (52.63%) C#
6 27 (47.37%) Git (software)
7 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
8 23 (40.35%) MVC
9 22 (38.60%) Web Development
10 20 (35.09%) .NET Framework
11 19 (33.33%) SQL
12 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
13 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
14 16 (28.07%) MySQL
14 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (26.32%) TDD
16 14 (24.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 13 (22.81%) JSON
17 13 (22.81%) PHP
17 13 (22.81%) RESTful
18 12 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (21.05%) CMS
18 12 (21.05%) .NET Core
19 11 (19.30%) React
19 11 (19.30%) XML
19 11 (19.30%) Entity Framework
20 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 10 (17.54%) TeamCity
20 10 (17.54%) WordPress

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 12 (21.05%) CMS
2 10 (17.54%) WordPress
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.54%) TeamCity
3 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (14.04%) Firebug
5 7 (12.28%) Subversion
5 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium
7 5 (8.77%) ReSharper
7 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (92.98%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 11 (19.30%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
5 8 (14.04%) WordPress Developer
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.77%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.77%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Backend Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) CSS
3 35 (61.40%) .NET
4 31 (54.39%) jQuery
5 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
6 20 (35.09%) .NET Framework
7 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
8 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (22.81%) JSON
9 13 (22.81%) RESTful
10 12 (21.05%) .NET Core
10 12 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (19.30%) Entity Framework
11 11 (19.30%) React
11 11 (19.30%) XML
12 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (12.28%) HTML5
13 7 (12.28%) REST
14 6 (10.53%) Sass
15 5 (8.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
1 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) MVC
2 22 (38.60%) Web Development
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 14 (24.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 10 (17.54%) Wireframes
6 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Content Management
7 8 (14.04%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (14.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.04%) Website Architecture
8 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.77%) API Testing
9 5 (8.77%) BDD
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Scrum
9 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
10 4 (7.02%) Kanban
10 4 (7.02%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) C#
2 19 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) PHP
4 8 (14.04%) PHP 5
4 8 (14.04%) PHP 7
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) R
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Google
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) WooCommerce