The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 16 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing jQuery 104 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.23% 5.19% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.18% 17.39% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 32
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
413 299 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.72% 29.87% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 156 267
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
jQuery
North West

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -2 5 £375 - 3
Stockport -6 1 - - 7
Wigan - 1 £375 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £350 -
Salford - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 2
Bury - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
jQuery
North West

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 154 (87.01%) JavaScript
2 137 (77.40%) HTML
2 137 (77.40%) CSS
3 94 (53.11%) .NET
4 75 (42.37%) C#
5 74 (41.81%) MVC
6 70 (39.55%) HTML5
7 63 (35.59%) CSS3
8 54 (30.51%) ASP.NET
8 54 (30.51%) SQL Server
9 51 (28.81%) Ajax
10 43 (24.29%) XML
11 42 (23.73%) Web Services
12 36 (20.34%) SQL
13 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (17.51%) Java
14 31 (17.51%) Scrum
15 28 (15.82%) Spring
15 28 (15.82%) WCF
16 27 (15.25%) TDD
17 26 (14.69%) Degree
18 25 (14.12%) MySQL
19 24 (13.56%) Sass
20 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
20 23 (12.99%) Web Development
21 22 (12.43%) J2EE
21 22 (12.43%) PHP
21 22 (12.43%) SOAP
22 21 (11.86%) OOP
23 20 (11.30%) XSLT

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (11.30%) CMS
2 13 (7.34%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.52%) WordPress
3 8 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.52%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (4.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.52%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (3.39%) MQSeries
4 6 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.39%) Escenic
4 6 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.39%) Apache
5 5 (2.82%) Node.js
6 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.69%) Drupal
8 2 (1.13%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.13%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (1.13%) Moodle
9 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.56%) Mingle
5 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Intranet
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.12%) MySQL
3 13 (7.34%) RavenDB
4 12 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.39%) Big Data
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.69%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.13%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.47%) ReSharper
4 8 (4.52%) Subversion
5 7 (3.95%) NUnit
6 6 (3.39%) Axure RP
7 5 (2.82%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.82%) Moq
7 5 (2.82%) Mockito
7 5 (2.82%) Selenium
7 5 (2.82%) JUnit
8 4 (2.26%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.69%) Mocha
9 3 (1.69%) JIRA
9 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.69%) QUnit
9 3 (1.69%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.13%) Grunt
10 2 (1.13%) Ant
10 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (6.78%) Finance
2 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.13%) Games
4 2 (1.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.13%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Local Government
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (97.18%) Developer
2 49 (27.68%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Web Developer
4 26 (14.69%) Front-End Developer
5 24 (13.56%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (7.91%) UI Developer
8 10 (5.65%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.08%) UI Programmer
9 9 (5.08%) Front-End Web Developer
10 8 (4.52%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.52%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Programmer
12 6 (3.39%) Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (77.40%) HTML
1 137 (77.40%) CSS
2 94 (53.11%) .NET
3 70 (39.55%) HTML5
4 63 (35.59%) CSS3
5 54 (30.51%) ASP.NET
6 51 (28.81%) Ajax
7 43 (24.29%) XML
8 42 (23.73%) Web Services
9 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (15.82%) WCF
10 28 (15.82%) Spring
11 24 (13.56%) Sass
12 22 (12.43%) SOAP
12 22 (12.43%) J2EE
13 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
13 20 (11.30%) XSLT
13 20 (11.30%) XHTML
14 18 (10.17%) Struts
14 18 (10.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Open Source
2 12 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.21%) NHS
3 11 (6.21%) Web 2.0
4 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.13%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.13%) W3C
7 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.13%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.52%) Windows
2 4 (2.26%) Fedora
3 1 (0.56%) Android
3 1 (0.56%) CentOS
3 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.81%) MVC
2 31 (17.51%) Scrum
3 27 (15.25%) TDD
4 23 (12.99%) Web Development
5 21 (11.86%) OOP
6 20 (11.30%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.73%) OO
8 18 (10.17%) Web Design
9 16 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.21%) OOD
12 11 (6.21%) SOA
13 10 (5.65%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (5.65%) Web Application Development
14 9 (5.08%) CQRS
15 8 (4.52%) BDD
15 8 (4.52%) UML
16 6 (3.39%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 154 (87.01%) JavaScript
2 75 (42.37%) C#
3 36 (20.34%) SQL
4 31 (17.51%) Java
5 22 (12.43%) PHP
6 13 (7.34%) XPath
7 7 (3.95%) Scala
7 7 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.39%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.13%) PHP5
10 2 (1.13%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) Python
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (14.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.17%) Adobe
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle
4 6 (3.39%) JBoss
4 6 (3.39%) Zend
4 6 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.26%) FatWire
5 4 (2.26%) Endeca
6 3 (1.69%) Telerik
6 3 (1.69%) hybris
7 2 (1.13%) Twitter
7 2 (1.13%) Orchard
7 2 (1.13%) Sony
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
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