The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 32 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing jQuery 144 150 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.58% 5.49% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.09% 19.61% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 83 106
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.17%
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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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
796 765 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.30% 27.99% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 434 460
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in the North West

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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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
Manchester -1 82 £313 -10.71% 102
Cheshire -1 33 £300 +0.08% 33
Lancashire -21 13 £400 +33.33% 27
Merseyside -2 9 £388 +40.90% 11
Cumbria - - - -
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jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 230 (78.23%) JavaScript
2 222 (75.51%) HTML
3 196 (66.67%) CSS
4 116 (39.46%) C#
4 116 (39.46%) .NET
5 112 (38.10%) MVC
6 96 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (31.29%) ASP.NET
8 86 (29.25%) SQL Server
9 82 (27.89%) HTML5
10 74 (25.17%) Web Services
11 68 (23.13%) XML
12 67 (22.79%) PHP
13 65 (22.11%) SQL
14 64 (21.77%) Ajax
14 64 (21.77%) CSS3
15 60 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (19.73%) OO
17 52 (17.69%) Java
18 47 (15.99%) TDD
19 46 (15.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 43 (14.63%) Microsoft
21 40 (13.61%) MySQL
21 40 (13.61%) Visual Studio
22 39 (13.27%) Oracle
23 38 (12.93%) XSLT
23 38 (12.93%) .NET Framework
23 38 (12.93%) Git (software)
24 36 (12.24%) Subversion
25 34 (11.56%) Web Development

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (10.20%) CMS
2 23 (7.82%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.10%) Apache
4 11 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (3.74%) Drupal
5 9 (3.06%) Node.js
6 8 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.72%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.38%) Orchard CMS
8 6 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.04%) IIS
8 6 (2.04%) WordPress
9 5 (1.70%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.70%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.02%) Confluence
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 19 (6.46%) Photoshop
2 17 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.06%) Mingle
4 6 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.70%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.68%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.61%) MySQL
3 26 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.44%) RavenDB
6 11 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 40 (13.61%) Visual Studio
2 38 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 36 (12.24%) Subversion
4 15 (5.10%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (4.76%) Axure RP
6 11 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.74%) JUnit
7 6 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.04%) NUnit
8 5 (1.70%) JIRA
8 5 (1.70%) Ant
8 5 (1.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.70%) Behat
9 4 (1.36%) Selenium
10 3 (1.02%) Maven
10 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.02%) MSTest
10 3 (1.02%) QUnit
General
1 14 (4.76%) Finance
2 9 (3.06%) Retail
3 8 (2.72%) Banking
4 5 (1.70%) Marketing
5 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 251 (85.37%) Developer
2 52 (17.69%) .NET Developer
3 47 (15.99%) Web Developer
4 38 (12.93%) PHP Developer
5 35 (11.90%) Front-End Developer
6 34 (11.56%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 22 (7.48%) Java Developer
9 19 (6.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.10%) Designer
11 15 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
13 13 (4.42%) Front-End Web Developer
14 10 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
15 9 (3.06%) UX Designer
16 8 (2.72%) iOS Developer
16 8 (2.72%) UI Programmer
16 8 (2.72%) UI Developer
17 7 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (75.51%) HTML
2 196 (66.67%) CSS
3 116 (39.46%) .NET
4 92 (31.29%) ASP.NET
5 82 (27.89%) HTML5
6 74 (25.17%) Web Services
7 68 (23.13%) XML
8 64 (21.77%) Ajax
8 64 (21.77%) CSS3
9 60 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (15.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (12.93%) XSLT
11 38 (12.93%) .NET Framework
12 33 (11.22%) Spring
13 32 (10.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 27 (9.18%) XHTML
15 24 (8.16%) Hibernate
16 22 (7.48%) LAMP
16 22 (7.48%) LINQ
16 22 (7.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.52%) Open Source
2 24 (8.16%) User Experience
3 17 (5.78%) Derivative
3 17 (5.78%) NHS
4 16 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.38%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.36%) Arduino
9 4 (1.36%) W3C
9 4 (1.36%) IPTV
10 3 (1.02%) iPad
11 2 (0.68%) Social Media
11 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.18%) Linux
2 18 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.42%) Windows
4 12 (4.08%) Android
5 6 (2.04%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.70%) UNIX
7 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.68%) AIX
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (38.10%) MVC
2 96 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (19.73%) OO
4 47 (15.99%) TDD
5 34 (11.56%) Web Development
6 31 (10.54%) Scrum
7 26 (8.84%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.82%) BDD
9 22 (7.48%) OOP
10 21 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.46%) Web Design
12 18 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.78%) SOA
14 16 (5.44%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (4.42%) iOS Development
16 13 (4.42%) Unit Testing
17 11 (3.74%) Technical Architecture
18 10 (3.40%) Content Management
19 9 (3.06%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 230 (78.23%) JavaScript
2 116 (39.46%) C#
3 67 (22.79%) PHP
4 65 (22.11%) SQL
5 52 (17.69%) Java
6 25 (8.50%) XPath
6 25 (8.50%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.40%) Ruby
8 8 (2.72%) C
9 7 (2.38%) PHP5
9 7 (2.38%) C++
10 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.36%) VBScript
12 3 (1.02%) VB
12 3 (1.02%) Python
13 2 (0.68%) XAML
13 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (8.84%) Degree
2 5 (1.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.27%) Oracle
3 17 (5.78%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.06%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.72%) Adobe
6 7 (2.38%) Zend
7 6 (2.04%) Google
8 5 (1.70%) Twitter
9 4 (1.36%) Atmel
9 4 (1.36%) IBM
9 4 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.02%) hybris
11 2 (0.68%) Facebook
11 2 (0.68%) Sencha
11 2 (0.68%) SAP
12 1 (0.34%) Telerik
12 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.34%) HP
12 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
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