The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
jQuery
Rank 63 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing jQuery 32 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.09% 3.33% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.96% 18.92% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +1.56%
jQuery
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 259 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.05% 17.62% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 165 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 56 (62.22%) JavaScript
2 55 (61.11%) HTML
3 53 (58.89%) CSS
4 47 (52.22%) Java
4 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (45.56%) AngularJS
6 34 (37.78%) HTML5
7 33 (36.67%) .NET
8 30 (33.33%) RESTful
9 27 (30.00%) CSS3
9 27 (30.00%) Web Development
10 25 (27.78%) TDD
11 24 (26.67%) Scrum
11 24 (26.67%) User Experience
12 23 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (24.44%) Spring
13 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
13 22 (24.44%) XML
14 21 (23.33%) MVC
14 21 (23.33%) Front End Development
15 20 (22.22%) Open Source
15 20 (22.22%) SOAP
16 19 (21.11%) C#
17 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
17 18 (20.00%) Waterfall
18 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
18 17 (18.89%) Java EE
18 17 (18.89%) Maven
19 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.78%) GIS

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (16.67%) JBoss
2 14 (15.56%) ArcGIS
3 11 (12.22%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (12.22%) NServiceBus
4 9 (10.00%) Node.js
5 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
6 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
7 6 (6.67%) GeoServer
8 5 (5.56%) CMS
9 4 (4.44%) IIS
10 2 (2.22%) Drupal
10 2 (2.22%) WordPress
11 1 (1.11%) Apache
11 1 (1.11%) Confluence
11 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.22%) Edge Animate
1 2 (2.22%) InDesign
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.78%) GIS
3 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
1 17 (18.89%) Maven
2 13 (14.44%) JProfiler
3 10 (11.11%) Subversion
4 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.67%) JIRA
6 6 (6.67%) JUnit
6 6 (6.67%) NetBeans
7 5 (5.56%) Hudson
8 4 (4.44%) Bower
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.33%) FishEye
10 2 (2.22%) git-flow
11 1 (1.11%) Mockito
11 1 (1.11%) Selenium
11 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (90.00%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.78%) GIS Developer
4 14 (15.56%) .NET Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Angular Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.78%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.67%) PHP Developer
11 5 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Open Source Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Python Developer
12 4 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.11%) HTML
2 53 (58.89%) CSS
3 41 (45.56%) AngularJS
4 34 (37.78%) HTML5
5 33 (36.67%) .NET
6 30 (33.33%) RESTful
7 27 (30.00%) CSS3
8 22 (24.44%) Spring
8 22 (24.44%) XML
9 20 (22.22%) SOAP
10 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 17 (18.89%) Java EE
12 16 (17.78%) J2EE
13 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 15 (16.67%) JSF
14 14 (15.56%) Apache CXF
14 14 (15.56%) Dojo
14 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
14 14 (15.56%) RichFaces
15 13 (14.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) User Experience
2 5 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.22%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.56%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Web Development
3 25 (27.78%) TDD
4 24 (26.67%) Scrum
5 23 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (23.33%) Front End Development
6 21 (23.33%) MVC
7 20 (22.22%) Open Source
8 18 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (16.67%) Workflow
10 14 (15.56%) Data Analysis
10 14 (15.56%) SOA
10 14 (15.56%) Unit Testing
11 13 (14.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 13 (14.44%) BPMN
11 13 (14.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (14.44%) SDLC
12 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
13 10 (11.11%) Refactoring
13 10 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) JavaScript
2 47 (52.22%) Java
3 19 (21.11%) C#
4 12 (13.33%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.11%) Python
7 7 (7.78%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (6.67%) Perl
8 6 (6.67%) PHP
9 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
1 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
2 5 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
3 2 (2.22%) Zend
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter