The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 17 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing jQuery 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.94% 1.75% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 8.00% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.07% +11.11%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.27% 21.93% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
Average daily rate £325 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) RubyMine
4 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (50.00%) Alfresco
4 4 (50.00%) JRuby
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) Active Record
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) Maven
7 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (12.50%) Telerik
7 1 (12.50%) StarTeam

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 (50.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) RubyMine
3 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) JRuby
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 1 (12.50%) Psychology
1 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Active Record
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle