The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Cheltenham 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 13 13 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing jQuery 12 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.43% 4.11% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.44% 14.29% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 13
Average daily rate £300 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +84.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 21 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.48% 28.77% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
jQuery
Gloucestershire

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing jQuery across the Cheltenham region.

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) RSS
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 9 (56.25%) Drupal
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) VirtualBox
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) Varnish
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Kanban
8 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Java EE
8 3 (18.75%) Zend
8 3 (18.75%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) J2EE
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) SAP

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 9 (56.25%) Drupal
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) RSS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) DTV
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Scrum
1 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Kanban
2 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VirtualBox
2 6 (37.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Zend
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft