Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 18 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 62 53 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.52% 10.60% 21.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.05% 29.28% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 111
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +2.33%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £475 £478 £448
South East median daily rate £420 £380 £368
% change year-on-year +10.53% +3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Kent median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% +44.00%

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 269 181 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 50.00% 36.20% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 133 241
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -0.37%
10th Percentile £307 £243 £250
90th Percentile £525 £520 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 19
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 - £30.00
10th Percentile £34.75 - £15.00
90th Percentile £43.75 - £40.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Maidstone -6 19 £350 +1.82% 12
Dartford +1 6 £425 +36.00% 4
West Malling -5 3 £435 +16.00% 4
Tunbridge Wells +3 2 £340 +15.25% 5
Dover - 2 £350 -
Gravesend - 1 £325 -
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 55 (88.71%) HTML
2 50 (80.65%) C#
2 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 50 (80.65%) CSS
3 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
4 34 (54.84%) MVC
5 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET
8 27 (43.55%) AngularJS
9 26 (41.94%) HTML5
10 25 (40.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (35.48%) SQL
12 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
12 18 (29.03%) CSS3
13 17 (27.42%) Scrum
14 16 (25.81%) Web Development
15 15 (24.19%) jQuery
15 15 (24.19%) TDD
15 15 (24.19%) Oracle
15 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
16 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
16 14 (22.58%) WCF
17 11 (17.74%) REST
17 11 (17.74%) Web Services
18 10 (16.13%) VB.NET
18 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 6 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) npm
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
1 6 (9.68%) SMTP
1 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 5 (8.06%) AMQP
3 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) QlikView
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Fiddler
2 7 (11.29%) NUnit
3 6 (9.68%) ReSharper
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.84%) Hudson
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) Firebug
7 1 (1.61%) Grunt
7 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Developer
2 33 (53.23%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.42%) C# Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Web Developer
5 15 (24.19%) .NET Web Developer
6 14 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (20.97%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 11 (17.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (11.29%) Architect
12 5 (8.06%) .NET Architect
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (8.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 3 (4.84%) C# Architect
13 3 (4.84%) Lead Architect
13 3 (4.84%) Software Architect
13 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (88.71%) HTML
2 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 50 (80.65%) CSS
3 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET
4 27 (43.55%) AngularJS
5 26 (41.94%) HTML5
6 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
7 18 (29.03%) CSS3
8 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
8 15 (24.19%) jQuery
9 14 (22.58%) WCF
10 11 (17.74%) REST
10 11 (17.74%) Web Services
11 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET
12 8 (12.90%) SOAP
13 6 (9.68%) EDI
13 6 (9.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.45%) iPad
3 4 (6.45%) iPhone
4 3 (4.84%) Animation
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) MVC
2 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Scrum
4 16 (25.81%) Web Development
5 15 (24.19%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.52%) SOA
8 8 (12.90%) Microservices
9 7 (11.29%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.68%) SOLID
10 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.45%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.45%) Matrix Management
12 4 (6.45%) SDLC
12 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) C#
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 7 (11.29%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PSD2
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Cognos
4 2 (3.23%) Capita
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter
5 1 (1.61%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.61%) Xamarin