Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 56 54 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.53% 10.78% 19.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 29.35% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 95
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £460 £420 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +27.78% +10.77%

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 224 184 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.11% 36.73% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 119 178
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £259
90th Percentile £554 £505 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017. 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
Maidstone -1 20 £345 -3.50% 3
Tunbridge Wells +6 4 £445 +22.76% 1
Dover -2 2 £350 +37.25%
West Malling -5 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
Gravesend - 1 £325 -
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 50 (89.29%) HTML
2 46 (82.14%) CSS
3 43 (76.79%) C#
3 43 (76.79%) .NET
4 37 (66.07%) MVC
5 33 (58.93%) SQL Server
6 28 (50.00%) HTML5
7 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
7 25 (44.64%) CSS3
8 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
9 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
10 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (28.57%) jQuery
13 16 (28.57%) TDD
13 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
13 16 (28.57%) Web Services
14 15 (26.79%) SQL
14 15 (26.79%) Scrum
15 14 (25.00%) Web Development
15 14 (25.00%) Entity Framework
16 13 (23.21%) Oracle
16 13 (23.21%) WCF
17 11 (19.64%) CMS
17 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
18 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (17.86%) Sitecore
19 8 (14.29%) User Experience

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 11 (19.64%) CMS
2 7 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.57%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) AMQP
3 2 (3.57%) SMTP
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.71%) NUnit
3 6 (10.71%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) Fiddler
5 4 (7.14%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Firebug
7 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.79%) Bower
8 1 (1.79%) Grunt
8 1 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.79%) jMock
8 1 (1.79%) JUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.79%) Maven
8 1 (1.79%) Mockito
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.57%) Automotive
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (91.07%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (21.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
9 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
11 4 (7.14%) CMS Developer
12 3 (5.36%) Architect
12 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (89.29%) HTML
2 46 (82.14%) CSS
3 43 (76.79%) .NET
4 28 (50.00%) HTML5
5 25 (44.64%) CSS3
6 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
7 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 16 (28.57%) jQuery
9 16 (28.57%) Web Services
10 14 (25.00%) Entity Framework
11 13 (23.21%) WCF
12 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET
14 6 (10.71%) REST
15 5 (8.93%) JSON
15 5 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (8.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) W3C
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) MVC
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) TDD
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Web Development
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.71%) OO
8 6 (10.71%) SDLC
9 5 (8.93%) OOP
9 5 (8.93%) SOLID
9 5 (8.93%) Web Application Development
10 4 (7.14%) Microservices
10 4 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) Wireframes
11 3 (5.36%) Mobile Development
11 3 (5.36%) Modular Programming
12 2 (3.57%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
4 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) PSD2
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle
3 10 (17.86%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Zend
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin