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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 44 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing jQuery 52 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.04% 4.83% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.88% 18.51% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +20.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £440 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £34.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.06% -2.07%
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
308 308 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.98% 26.12% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 86
Average daily rate £360 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 75 (82.42%) CSS
2 74 (81.32%) HTML
2 74 (81.32%) JavaScript
3 39 (42.86%) HTML5
4 35 (38.46%) CSS3
5 29 (31.87%) MVC
5 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (28.57%) .NET
7 25 (27.47%) Ajax
8 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
9 23 (25.27%) SQL
10 22 (24.18%) C#
11 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
12 20 (21.98%) Java
12 20 (21.98%) Finance
13 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
14 17 (18.68%) XML
15 15 (16.48%) TDD
15 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
16 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.29%) RESTful
17 13 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (13.19%) Node.js
18 12 (13.19%) Web Development
18 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
18 12 (13.19%) Banking
18 12 (13.19%) Oracle
19 11 (12.09%) PHP
19 11 (12.09%) Subversion
19 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (13.19%) Node.js
2 10 (10.99%) CMS
3 6 (6.59%) WordPress
4 5 (5.49%) JBoss
5 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.89%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Subversion
2 10 (10.99%) JUnit
3 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.69%) Maven
3 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.69%) Grunt
3 7 (7.69%) gulp
4 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
5 5 (5.49%) Selenium
5 5 (5.49%) NetBeans
6 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.40%) Mockito
6 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.30%) Hudson
7 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.30%) FishEye
8 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (92.31%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Web Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 13 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) PHP Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.40%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.40%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.30%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (82.42%) CSS
2 74 (81.32%) HTML
3 39 (42.86%) HTML5
4 35 (38.46%) CSS3
5 26 (28.57%) .NET
6 25 (27.47%) Ajax
7 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
9 17 (18.68%) XML
10 13 (14.29%) RESTful
10 13 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
12 11 (12.09%) LESS
13 10 (10.99%) Sass
13 10 (10.99%) Spring
14 9 (9.89%) Web Services
15 8 (8.79%) JSF
15 8 (8.79%) JSON
15 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (7.69%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Social Media
4 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
1 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.30%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) MVC
1 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.48%) TDD
2 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
3 12 (13.19%) Web Development
4 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.99%) OO
5 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (9.89%) SDLC
6 9 (9.89%) Scrum
7 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.59%) Time Management
8 6 (6.59%) Refactoring
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.40%) Web Design
10 4 (4.40%) Project Management
10 4 (4.40%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) JavaScript
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 22 (24.18%) C#
4 20 (21.98%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) PHP
6 7 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.59%) XPath
8 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.40%) Python
9 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Telerik
4 4 (4.40%) Adobe
5 3 (3.30%) Twitter
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Alterian
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago