The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 11 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing jQuery 24 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.34% 3.57% 6.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.82% 17.65% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £316 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-2.07% +19.65%
jQuery
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.07% 20.24% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 25
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +14 24 £344 +19.56% 15
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 4
jQuery
North West

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 30 (96.77%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) HTML5
4 14 (45.16%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) CSS
5 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 13 (41.94%) Oracle
6 10 (32.26%) Spring
6 10 (32.26%) JSF
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Swing
6 10 (32.26%) TIBCO
6 10 (32.26%) EJB
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
7 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
8 8 (25.81%) PHP
8 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
8 8 (25.81%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) Umbraco
9 7 (22.58%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
10 6 (19.35%) Adobe
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL
10 6 (19.35%) Photoshop

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (22.58%) Umbraco
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
1 6 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
1 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (16.13%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Web Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Front-End Web Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) HTML5
3 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) Spring
5 10 (32.26%) JSF
5 10 (32.26%) Swing
5 10 (32.26%) EJB
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
7 7 (22.58%) EJB 3.0
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.68%) WCF
12 2 (6.45%) Ajax
12 2 (6.45%) Sass
12 2 (6.45%) LESS
12 2 (6.45%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (19.35%) Web Design
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VBScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) TIBCO
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Adobe
4 6 (19.35%) Orchard
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Twitter
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