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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
South East / Kent
Rank 11 7 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 38 87 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.38% 19.51% 12.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.55% 37.02% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 73 14
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £318 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.86% +8.57%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 235 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 38.73% 52.69% 48.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 187 59
Median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -1 4 £338 -3.57% 6
Tunbridge Wells -1 4 £335 -0.74% 4
Dartford 0 3 £350 - 3
West Malling +1 2 £400 +6.52%
Folkestone -5 2 £350 +10.23% 1
Dover - 1 £250 -
Faversham - 1 £525 -
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 41 (75.93%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.74%) jQuery
5 19 (35.19%) .NET
5 19 (35.19%) MVC
6 18 (33.33%) Web Development
7 17 (31.48%) C#
8 14 (25.93%) HTML5
9 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
10 12 (22.22%) CSS3
10 12 (22.22%) Adobe
11 10 (18.52%) TDD
11 10 (18.52%) Web Analytics
11 10 (18.52%) Google
11 10 (18.52%) Oracle
11 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
11 10 (18.52%) Analytics
11 10 (18.52%) Google Tag Manager
12 9 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 9 (16.67%) Regular Expression
12 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.67%) Scrum
12 9 (16.67%) Subversion
12 9 (16.67%) Marketing
13 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.81%) Adobe Campaign
14 7 (12.96%) User Experience
14 7 (12.96%) Finance
14 7 (12.96%) Photoshop

JavaScript
Top Related 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 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (3.70%) Edge Animate
2 2 (3.70%) InDesign
3 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Subversion
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) jMock
3 4 (7.41%) JUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 4 (7.41%) Mockito
4 2 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Web Manager
5 8 (14.81%) Analytics Manager
5 8 (14.81%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (14.81%) HTML Developer
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Web Analytics Manager
5 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Web Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Designer
9 3 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 22 (40.74%) jQuery
4 19 (35.19%) .NET
5 14 (25.93%) HTML5
6 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
7 12 (22.22%) CSS3
8 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 9 (16.67%) Regular Expression
10 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
11 6 (11.11%) Ajax
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
12 5 (9.26%) React
12 5 (9.26%) Sass
12 5 (9.26%) Spring
12 5 (9.26%) XML
13 4 (7.41%) J2EE
13 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
13 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) MVC
3 18 (33.33%) Web Development
4 10 (18.52%) Analytics
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) Web Analytics
5 9 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 6 (11.11%) Wireframes
7 5 (9.26%) SDLC
7 5 (9.26%) UML
8 3 (5.56%) BDD
8 3 (5.56%) Build Automation
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) OO
9 2 (3.70%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.70%) Defect Management
9 2 (3.70%) MVVM
9 2 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) COBOL
5 1 (1.85%) LINC
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) WAI
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Adobe
2 10 (18.52%) Google
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Zend
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