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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 29 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing jQuery 60 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.59% 5.03% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.60% 19.80% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £371 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
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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
341 293 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.09% 25.43% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 145 64
Average daily rate £364 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £395
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 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 23 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 (74.14%) HTML
2 63 (54.31%) JavaScript
3 59 (50.86%) CSS
4 48 (41.38%) XML
5 42 (36.21%) .NET
6 41 (35.34%) Java
7 37 (31.90%) JSF
8 34 (29.31%) Web Design
8 34 (29.31%) C#
8 34 (29.31%) RichFaces
9 32 (27.59%) Java EE
10 31 (26.72%) JSP
10 31 (26.72%) MVC
10 31 (26.72%) HTTP
11 28 (24.14%) SOAP
11 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (24.14%) RESTful
12 27 (23.28%) J2EE
12 27 (23.28%) Finance
13 26 (22.41%) HTML5
14 24 (20.69%) Apache CXF
14 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
14 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET
15 23 (19.83%) JBoss
15 23 (19.83%) CSS3
16 18 (15.52%) Web Services
16 18 (15.52%) Backbone.js
17 16 (13.79%) CMS
18 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
18 15 (12.93%) TDD

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 (19.83%) JBoss
2 16 (13.79%) CMS
3 10 (8.62%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) TeamSite
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.59%) Node.js
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Lync
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.72%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Subversion
2 8 (6.90%) Maven
3 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.45%) Grunt
5 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.45%) RSpec
6 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.72%) QUnit
7 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.86%) JIRA
8 1 (0.86%) Trac
8 1 (0.86%) NCrunch
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 114 (98.28%) Developer
2 33 (28.45%) UI Developer
2 33 (28.45%) UI Programmer
3 26 (22.41%) .NET Developer
4 22 (18.97%) Web Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 11 (9.48%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Senior UI Developer
8 11 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.76%) Programmer
10 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (74.14%) HTML
2 59 (50.86%) CSS
3 48 (41.38%) XML
4 42 (36.21%) .NET
5 37 (31.90%) JSF
6 34 (29.31%) RichFaces
7 32 (27.59%) Java EE
8 31 (26.72%) JSP
9 28 (24.14%) SOAP
9 28 (24.14%) RESTful
10 27 (23.28%) J2EE
11 26 (22.41%) HTML5
12 24 (20.69%) ASP.NET
12 24 (20.69%) Apache CXF
13 23 (19.83%) CSS3
14 18 (15.52%) Backbone.js
14 18 (15.52%) Web Services
15 13 (11.21%) JSON
16 11 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (8.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.45%) User Experience
2 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.72%) Semantic Web
3 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Android
1 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Web Design
2 31 (26.72%) MVC
3 28 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.93%) TDD
5 10 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (6.90%) Scrum
7 6 (5.17%) Web Development
8 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.45%) SOA
9 4 (3.45%) EAI
10 3 (2.59%) OO
10 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.59%) Workflow
10 3 (2.59%) Content Management
10 3 (2.59%) Android Development
10 3 (2.59%) iOS Development
11 2 (1.72%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.72%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.31%) JavaScript
2 41 (35.34%) Java
3 34 (29.31%) C#
4 10 (8.62%) SQL
5 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.45%) Ruby
5 4 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (1.72%) XPath
6 2 (1.72%) C++
6 2 (1.72%) PHP
6 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Twitter
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) Ektron
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
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