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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 18 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing jQuery 5 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.10% 10.58% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% 27.85% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £38.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.66%
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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
32 79 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.23% 37.98% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 11
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -5.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) PHP5
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (14.29%) Memcached
6 1 (14.29%) Varnish
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
6 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
6 1 (14.29%) Drupal
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) XHTML
6 1 (14.29%) OOP

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Memcached
5 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
5 1 (14.29%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PHP5
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft