Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 41 56 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.58% 10.28% 15.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.91% 27.45% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 102
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +4.09% -0.37%
10th Percentile £339 £237 £263
90th Percentile £471 £438 £424
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £353
% change year-on-year +9.68% +9.93% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05% +68.89%

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 179 204 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.45% 37.43% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 150 292
Kent median daily rate £385 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.59% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £319 £263 £250
90th Percentile £498 £438 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 4
Kent median hourly rate £40.25 - £15.13
10th Percentile £33.75 - £14.39
90th Percentile £53.25 - £33.61
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +2 7 £400 +18.52% 12
Dartford 0 6 £425 +21.43% 3
West Malling -1 1 £420 +12.00% 5
Canterbury -4 1 £125 -66.67% 3
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 36 (87.80%) HTML
2 32 (78.05%) CSS
3 25 (60.98%) HTML5
4 22 (53.66%) AngularJS
5 21 (51.22%) .NET
6 20 (48.78%) C#
6 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) CSS3
9 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (31.71%) Scrum
10 12 (29.27%) SQL
10 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
11 10 (24.39%) MVC
12 9 (21.95%) WCF
12 9 (21.95%) jQuery
12 9 (21.95%) Front End Development
13 8 (19.51%) REST
13 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (19.51%) Kanban
14 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (17.07%) SOA
14 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
14 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (17.07%) Sass
14 7 (17.07%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 6 (14.63%) VB.NET

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 4 (9.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
1 4 (9.76%) SMTP
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) AMQP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) QlikView
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.76%) Fiddler
2 4 (9.76%) NUnit
2 4 (9.76%) ReSharper
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Hudson
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Moq
5 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (21.95%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (21.95%) HTML Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Angular Developer
6 7 (17.07%) UI Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Architect
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Architect
8 4 (9.76%) Lead Architect
8 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Azure Architect
9 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) HTML
2 32 (78.05%) CSS
3 25 (60.98%) HTML5
4 22 (53.66%) AngularJS
5 21 (51.22%) .NET
6 14 (34.15%) CSS3
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
8 9 (21.95%) jQuery
8 9 (21.95%) WCF
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (19.51%) REST
10 7 (17.07%) Sass
10 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (12.20%) SOAP
11 5 (12.20%) XML
12 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
12 4 (9.76%) EDI
12 4 (9.76%) JSON
13 3 (7.32%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Animation
1 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.32%) iPad
1 3 (7.32%) iPhone
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) MVC
4 9 (21.95%) Front End Development
5 8 (19.51%) Kanban
6 7 (17.07%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (17.07%) SOA
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Microservices
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.76%) Web Development
9 3 (7.32%) 3D Animation
9 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
4 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) Java 8
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Cognos
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Capita
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.44%) Telerik
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter
3 1 (2.44%) Virgin Media