Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 17 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 65 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.37% 10.08% 10.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.68% 25.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 40
Kent median daily rate £368 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.45% +6.15%
10th Percentile £259 £304 £255
90th Percentile £471 £464 £419
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +25.00%

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 219 208 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 51.77% 40.31% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 154 114
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £255
90th Percentile £513 £563 £518
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +158.40% -53.56%
10th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £13.78
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.00 £20.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
West Malling +9 15 £418 -7.22% 3
Tunbridge Wells -1 11 £288 -35.39% 9
Maidstone +2 7 £450 +30.43% 8
Dartford - 5 £315 - 15
Tonbridge - 3 £375 - 6
Dover +2 2 £450 +28.57%
Canterbury - 2 £223 - 4
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 7
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 48 (73.85%) HTML
2 41 (63.08%) CSS
3 36 (55.38%) jQuery
4 35 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 34 (52.31%) .NET
6 33 (50.77%) AngularJS
7 32 (49.23%) MVC
8 31 (47.69%) C#
8 31 (47.69%) Web Development
9 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET
10 22 (33.85%) SQL
10 22 (33.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 21 (32.31%) .NET Framework
12 18 (27.69%) Degree
13 17 (26.15%) CMS
13 17 (26.15%) TDD
13 17 (26.15%) CSS3
13 17 (26.15%) React
14 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (24.62%) Ajax
14 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
16 14 (21.54%) MySQL
17 13 (20.00%) RESTful
17 13 (20.00%) HTML5
17 13 (20.00%) JSON
17 13 (20.00%) PHP
17 13 (20.00%) Subversion
17 13 (20.00%) Wireframes
17 13 (20.00%) Sass

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 17 (26.15%) CMS
2 12 (18.46%) WordPress
3 9 (13.85%) IIS
4 5 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Subversion
3 9 (13.85%) ReSharper
3 9 (13.85%) TeamCity
4 8 (12.31%) Firebug
4 8 (12.31%) Selenium
5 7 (10.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.08%) Grunt
7 2 (3.08%) gulp
7 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.08%) webpack
8 1 (1.54%) Babel
8 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.54%) PostCSS
8 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (92.31%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 18 (27.69%) C# Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Web Developer
4 16 (24.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (18.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (16.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
8 8 (12.31%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (10.77%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (10.77%) HTML Developer
10 6 (9.23%) UI Developer
11 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
11 5 (7.69%) UX Developer
11 5 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
11 5 (7.69%) Web UI/UX Developer
12 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (6.15%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) HTML
2 41 (63.08%) CSS
3 36 (55.38%) jQuery
4 34 (52.31%) .NET
5 33 (50.77%) AngularJS
6 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET
7 21 (32.31%) .NET Framework
8 17 (26.15%) CSS3
8 17 (26.15%) React
9 16 (24.62%) Ajax
9 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (20.00%) HTML5
10 13 (20.00%) JSON
10 13 (20.00%) RESTful
10 13 (20.00%) Sass
11 11 (16.92%) XML
12 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (13.85%) Entity Framework
12 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (10.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
1 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) MVC
2 31 (47.69%) Web Development
3 22 (33.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 17 (26.15%) TDD
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.85%) Front End Development
9 8 (12.31%) Content Management
9 8 (12.31%) Performance Optimisation
9 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (12.31%) Software Architecture
9 8 (12.31%) Website Architecture
10 5 (7.69%) BDD
10 5 (7.69%) Change Management
10 5 (7.69%) MVVM
10 5 (7.69%) System Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) C#
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) PHP
4 8 (12.31%) PHP 5
4 8 (12.31%) PHP 7
5 5 (7.69%) R
6 3 (4.62%) Java
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) ES6
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Google
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Facebook
4 1 (1.54%) Zend