Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 57 50 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.18% 9.12% 16.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.02% 25.38% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 104
Kent median daily rate £401 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £279 £275 £263
90th Percentile £463 £423 £423
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £46.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -4.89% +11.52% +65.00%

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 178 197 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.03% 35.95% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 141 282
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £260
90th Percentile £475 £426 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.56% +197.52% -62.19%
10th Percentile £31.00 £45.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £52.05 £45.00 £30.92
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 8 £425 +25.93% 7
West Malling +1 6 £418 +11.33% 8
Tunbridge Wells +5 5 £321 -4.10% 8
Dartford 0 5 £400 +14.29% 9
Canterbury - 1 £125 - 3
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 51 (89.47%) HTML
2 44 (77.19%) CSS
3 37 (64.91%) AngularJS
4 27 (47.37%) HTML5
5 25 (43.86%) CSS3
5 25 (43.86%) .NET
6 23 (40.35%) C#
6 23 (40.35%) jQuery
7 22 (38.60%) MVC
8 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 18 (31.58%) SQL
10 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
11 17 (29.82%) Web Development
11 17 (29.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 16 (28.07%) Ajax
13 14 (24.56%) Degree
13 14 (24.56%) Sass
14 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
15 12 (21.05%) React
15 12 (21.05%) Front End Development
15 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (19.30%) Subversion
16 11 (19.30%) Finance
17 10 (17.54%) Scrum
17 10 (17.54%) Oracle
18 9 (15.79%) Windows
18 9 (15.79%) CMS
18 9 (15.79%) TDD

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 9 (15.79%) CMS
2 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 4 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.26%) WordPress
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
1 1 (1.75%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) AMQP
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
1 3 (5.26%) SMTP
1 3 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (5.26%) Big Data
5 3 (5.26%) MySQL
6 2 (3.51%) QlikView
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Subversion
3 7 (12.28%) ReSharper
3 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
5 3 (5.26%) NUnit
5 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.51%) Grunt
6 2 (3.51%) gulp
6 2 (3.51%) Hudson
6 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) Moq
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
7 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (89.47%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Web Developer
4 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
5 14 (24.56%) .NET Developer
5 14 (24.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 14 (24.56%) HTML Developer
6 13 (22.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (21.05%) UI Developer
8 9 (15.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (14.04%) Angular Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Architect
10 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
10 5 (8.77%) UI/UX Developer
10 5 (8.77%) UX Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Web UI Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Web UI/UX Developer
11 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) HTML
2 44 (77.19%) CSS
3 37 (64.91%) AngularJS
4 27 (47.37%) HTML5
5 25 (43.86%) .NET
5 25 (43.86%) CSS3
6 23 (40.35%) jQuery
7 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 16 (28.07%) Ajax
9 14 (24.56%) Sass
10 12 (21.05%) React
11 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 9 (15.79%) WCF
12 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (12.28%) REST
14 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (8.77%) JSON
15 5 (8.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Animation
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) iPad
2 2 (3.51%) iPhone
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) MVC
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 17 (29.82%) Web Development
4 12 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 10 (17.54%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) Kanban
7 7 (12.28%) SOA
8 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.53%) Wireframes
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Microservices
9 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Change Management
10 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) C#
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
4 4 (7.02%) R
4 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.51%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) Facebook
5 1 (1.75%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter
5 1 (1.75%) Zend