The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 40 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing jQuery 270 191 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.07% 3.03% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.82% 10.79% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 149 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +81.81%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
jQuery
London

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 392 (80.00%) HTML
2 388 (79.18%) JavaScript
3 376 (76.73%) CSS
4 238 (48.57%) HTML5
5 191 (38.98%) CSS3
6 171 (34.90%) .NET
7 159 (32.45%) MVC
8 144 (29.39%) C#
9 135 (27.55%) Ajax
10 132 (26.94%) ASP.NET
11 122 (24.90%) Java
12 116 (23.67%) SQL Server
13 110 (22.45%) TDD
14 108 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
15 107 (21.84%) SQL
16 88 (17.96%) XML
16 88 (17.96%) E-Commerce
17 84 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 76 (15.51%) OO
18 76 (15.51%) PHP
19 75 (15.31%) Web Services
20 74 (15.10%) Finance
21 73 (14.90%) Web Development
22 71 (14.49%) JSON
23 70 (14.29%) Scrum
24 67 (13.67%) Spring
25 65 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
26 62 (12.65%) AngularJS
27 61 (12.45%) .NET Framework
28 60 (12.24%) Git (software)

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 53 (10.82%) CMS
2 29 (5.92%) Node.js
3 28 (5.71%) Umbraco
4 26 (5.31%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.69%) IIS
6 22 (4.49%) Apache
7 17 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (2.65%) Drupal
8 13 (2.65%) WordPress
9 12 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (2.45%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.84%) Alfresco
10 9 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.84%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (1.63%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.43%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.02%) Kentico
13 5 (1.02%) Confluence
14 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (3.47%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Magento
2 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.22%) GitHub
3 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Office 365
5 2 (0.41%) Heroku
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.47%) Internet
2 9 (1.84%) HTTP
3 8 (1.63%) Intranet
4 4 (0.82%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.61%) Extranet
5 3 (0.61%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.43%) MySQL
3 30 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.02%) MarkLogic
10 5 (1.02%) Triplestore
11 4 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.82%) Redis
11 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.61%) Subversion
3 37 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 29 (5.92%) Jenkins
5 24 (4.90%) Jasmine
6 19 (3.88%) Selenium
7 16 (3.27%) NUnit
8 15 (3.06%) JUnit
8 15 (3.06%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.86%) Maven
10 13 (2.65%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.24%) WebDriver
11 11 (2.24%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (2.24%) PhoneGap
12 10 (2.04%) Moq
12 10 (2.04%) Mockito
12 10 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.63%) QUnit
13 8 (1.63%) JIRA
14 7 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 74 (15.10%) Finance
2 54 (11.02%) Banking
3 45 (9.18%) Retail
4 27 (5.51%) Marketing
5 16 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.27%) Legal
6 13 (2.65%) Publishing
7 9 (1.84%) Advertising
8 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.22%) Back Office
10 5 (1.02%) Front Office
10 5 (1.02%) Games
11 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 425 (86.73%) Developer
2 97 (19.80%) .NET Developer
3 68 (13.88%) Front-End Developer
4 67 (13.67%) Web Developer
5 60 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 54 (11.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (7.96%) C# Developer
8 35 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (6.94%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.51%) UI Developer
12 25 (5.10%) UI Programmer
13 24 (4.90%) PHP Developer
14 20 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (3.88%) Designer
16 18 (3.67%) .NET Web Developer
16 18 (3.67%) HTML Developer
17 11 (2.24%) Ruby Developer
18 10 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
19 9 (1.84%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (80.00%) HTML
2 376 (76.73%) CSS
3 238 (48.57%) HTML5
4 191 (38.98%) CSS3
5 171 (34.90%) .NET
6 135 (27.55%) Ajax
7 132 (26.94%) ASP.NET
8 88 (17.96%) XML
9 84 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (15.31%) Web Services
11 71 (14.49%) JSON
12 67 (13.67%) Spring
13 62 (12.65%) AngularJS
14 61 (12.45%) .NET Framework
15 57 (11.63%) Backbone.js
16 45 (9.18%) Hibernate
17 40 (8.16%) WCF
18 39 (7.96%) RESTful
18 39 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 38 (7.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.76%) W3C
2 22 (4.49%) Open Source
3 19 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.65%) Social Media
5 13 (2.65%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.43%) Online Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (1.22%) iPhone
7 6 (1.22%) Semantic Web
8 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.82%) Arduino
9 4 (0.82%) Derivative
9 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.61%) GIS
10 3 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (0.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.37%) Windows
2 36 (7.35%) Linux
3 16 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.06%) UNIX
5 10 (2.04%) Android
6 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.61%) Solaris
8 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.45%) MVC
2 110 (22.45%) TDD
3 108 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (17.96%) E-Commerce
5 76 (15.51%) OO
6 73 (14.90%) Web Development
7 70 (14.29%) Scrum
8 65 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 57 (11.63%) BDD
10 53 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (10.41%) Unit Testing
12 30 (6.12%) SEO
13 26 (5.31%) Analytics
13 26 (5.31%) Content Management
14 23 (4.69%) OOP
15 19 (3.88%) SOA
16 16 (3.27%) Configuration Management
17 15 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (2.65%) Extreme Programming
18 13 (2.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 388 (79.18%) JavaScript
2 144 (29.39%) C#
3 122 (24.90%) Java
4 107 (21.84%) SQL
5 76 (15.51%) PHP
6 36 (7.35%) Ruby
7 33 (6.73%) T-SQL
8 25 (5.10%) Python
9 18 (3.67%) Scala
10 12 (2.45%) PHP5
10 12 (2.45%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.63%) Groovy
12 8 (1.63%) C++
12 8 (1.63%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.63%) C
13 5 (1.02%) XQuery
13 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.82%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (5.31%) Degree
2 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.22%) MCITP
4 5 (1.02%) MCTS
5 3 (0.61%) MCSD
5 3 (0.61%) MCP
5 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CISA
7 1 (0.20%) GIAC
7 1 (0.20%) CISSP
7 1 (0.20%) PhD
7 1 (0.20%) MCAD
7 1 (0.20%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.65%) WAI
2 11 (2.24%) QA
3 6 (1.22%) Section 508
4 2 (0.41%) Basel III
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.02%) Squid
3 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 34 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.33%) Oracle
3 17 (3.47%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.06%) Adobe
5 14 (2.86%) Zend
6 11 (2.24%) Google
6 11 (2.24%) Telerik
7 10 (2.04%) EPiServer
8 9 (1.84%) Twitter
9 7 (1.43%) Yahoo!
10 6 (1.22%) Ektron
10 6 (1.22%) JBoss
10 6 (1.22%) Apple
11 5 (1.02%) Citrix
12 4 (0.82%) hybris
12 4 (0.82%) CODA
13 3 (0.61%) ATG
13 3 (0.61%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.41%) Appcelerator
14 2 (0.41%) EMC
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