The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 31 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing jQuery 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.89% 5.04% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.45% 13.13% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£319 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £214 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £363 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 99 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.69% 38.37% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 14
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Chester

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) PHP5
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) VBScript
7 2 (18.18%) JUnit
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) JSP
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Cactus
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CakePHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
6 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
6 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
6 1 (9.09%) RichFaces
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PHP5
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore