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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 34 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing jQuery 48 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.94% 4.51% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 19.49% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.80%
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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
296 272 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.28% 23.13% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 128 54
Average daily rate £365 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 86 (76.79%) HTML
2 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
3 64 (57.14%) CSS
4 43 (38.39%) .NET
5 40 (35.71%) XML
6 36 (32.14%) C#
7 35 (31.25%) MVC
8 32 (28.57%) Java
9 29 (25.89%) HTML5
9 29 (25.89%) CSS3
10 28 (25.00%) SOAP
10 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (24.11%) RESTful
12 26 (23.21%) Web Design
12 26 (23.21%) Finance
12 26 (23.21%) JSP
13 25 (22.32%) JSF
14 24 (21.43%) Backbone.js
14 24 (21.43%) Java EE
14 24 (21.43%) Web Services
14 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET
15 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
15 22 (19.64%) HTTP
15 22 (19.64%) RichFaces
16 20 (17.86%) J2EE
17 19 (16.96%) JBoss
18 18 (16.07%) Apache CXF
19 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 16 (14.29%) JSON
20 15 (13.39%) SQL

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 14 (12.50%) CMS
2 10 (8.93%) Apache
3 5 (4.46%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.68%) WordPress
5 3 (2.68%) Node.js
5 3 (2.68%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Subversion
1 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) Maven
3 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.68%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.68%) RSpec
6 3 (2.68%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.79%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.79%) JUnit
7 2 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.79%) QUnit
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.79%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.79%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
8 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (97.32%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) .NET Developer
3 25 (22.32%) UI Developer
3 25 (22.32%) UI Programmer
4 19 (16.96%) Web Developer
5 18 (16.07%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Programmer
9 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior UI Developer
10 4 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.68%) WordPress Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (76.79%) HTML
2 64 (57.14%) CSS
3 43 (38.39%) .NET
4 40 (35.71%) XML
5 29 (25.89%) HTML5
5 29 (25.89%) CSS3
6 28 (25.00%) SOAP
7 27 (24.11%) RESTful
8 26 (23.21%) JSP
9 25 (22.32%) JSF
10 24 (21.43%) Backbone.js
10 24 (21.43%) Java EE
10 24 (21.43%) Web Services
10 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 22 (19.64%) RichFaces
12 20 (17.86%) J2EE
13 18 (16.07%) Apache CXF
14 16 (14.29%) JSON
15 14 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (10.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) User Experience
1 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.79%) Open Source
3 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.79%) Blog
3 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.89%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Mac OS X
2 5 (4.46%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Android
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) MVC
2 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.21%) Web Design
4 12 (10.71%) TDD
4 12 (10.71%) Web Development
5 11 (9.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.25%) Scrum
8 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.57%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.57%) EAI
9 4 (3.57%) SOA
9 4 (3.57%) Dependency Management
10 3 (2.68%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.68%) Android Development
10 3 (2.68%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.68%) Release Management
10 3 (2.68%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (2.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
2 36 (32.14%) C#
3 32 (28.57%) Java
4 15 (13.39%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.57%) PHP
6 3 (2.68%) Ruby
6 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.79%) XPath
7 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) WCAG
1 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) JBoss
2 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.93%) Twitter
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (2.68%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
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