The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 43 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing jQuery 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.96% 1.68% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 6.56% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £240 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £328 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +3.17%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
99 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.41% 25.63% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 33
Average daily rate £325 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
jQuery
East of England

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing jQuery across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing jQuery across the Bedfordshire region.

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -7 4 £290 +20.83% 7
Luton -17 2 £314 -10.35% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £175 - 2
jQuery
East of England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing jQuery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited jQuery.

1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) Ajax
6 7 (31.82%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) PHP
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) MySQL
7 6 (27.27%) JSP
7 6 (27.27%) Struts
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) JBoss
9 4 (18.18%) RAD
9 4 (18.18%) UNIX
9 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 4 (18.18%) DB2

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing jQuery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited jQuery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (18.18%) DB2
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) MyEclipse
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
3 2 (9.09%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) Ajax
5 6 (27.27%) Struts
5 6 (27.27%) JSP
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) JSF
7 4 (18.18%) Java EE
7 4 (18.18%) ICEfaces
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Silverlight
8 3 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (13.64%) XSLT
9 2 (9.09%) Servlets
9 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 2 (9.09%) Spring
9 2 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) RAD
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) B2C
6 1 (4.55%) DSDM
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Sun Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Sun
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago