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 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 17 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.67% 7.81% 16.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.68% 17.33% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 33
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -6.25%  

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 91 150 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.69% 45.05% 50.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 92 85
Median daily rate £345 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £269 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.03% -47.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
West Malling 0 4 £350 - 2
Maidstone -6 2 £300 -13.04% 5
Tunbridge Wells +1 1 £550 +41.93% 3
Folkestone - 1 £400 -
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 40 (72.73%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) CSS
3 25 (45.45%) jQuery
4 24 (43.64%) C#
5 23 (41.82%) .NET
6 22 (40.00%) MVC
7 17 (30.91%) HTML5
8 16 (29.09%) CSS3
9 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.45%) Web Development
9 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
11 11 (20.00%) User Experience
12 10 (18.18%) Google Tag Manager
12 10 (18.18%) Analytics
12 10 (18.18%) Web Analytics
12 10 (18.18%) Google
12 10 (18.18%) Adobe
13 9 (16.36%) Sitecore
13 9 (16.36%) WCF
13 9 (16.36%) Regular Expression
13 9 (16.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 8 (14.55%) Wireframes
14 8 (14.55%) Adobe Campaign
14 8 (14.55%) React
14 8 (14.55%) Ajax
14 8 (14.55%) Subversion
14 8 (14.55%) Marketing
14 8 (14.55%) Finance
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle

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 5 (9.09%) CMS
1 5 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Google Tag Manager
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) jMock
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Mockito
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
1 8 (14.55%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (16.36%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (16.36%) HTML Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Web Manager
6 8 (14.55%) Analytics Manager
6 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (14.55%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Web Analytics Manager
6 8 (14.55%) Web Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) CMS Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (5.45%) WPF Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) CSS
3 25 (45.45%) jQuery
4 23 (41.82%) .NET
5 17 (30.91%) HTML5
6 16 (29.09%) CSS3
7 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.36%) Regular Expression
8 9 (16.36%) WCF
9 8 (14.55%) Ajax
9 8 (14.55%) React
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.91%) Web Services
11 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (7.27%) XML
12 3 (5.45%) Sass
12 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) MVC
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Web Development
3 10 (18.18%) Analytics
3 10 (18.18%) Web Analytics
4 9 (16.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (14.55%) Wireframes
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) MVVM
9 3 (5.45%) OO
9 3 (5.45%) SDLC
10 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.64%) Information Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Psychology
10 2 (3.64%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.64%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) C#
2 5 (9.09%) PHP
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) Python
3 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) LINC
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Adobe
1 10 (18.18%) Google
2 9 (16.36%) Sitecore
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Zend
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