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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 33 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing jQuery 146 146 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.50% 5.19% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.25% 17.94% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 92 72
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £38.32 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
jQuery
England

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
800 814 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.66% 28.94% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 433 528
Average daily rate £328 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Manchester +7 97 £325 - 105
Merseyside +4 17 £344 +25.00% 11
Lancashire -10 16 £320 +40.65% 19
Cheshire -33 13 £343 +14.16% 33
Cumbria - - - - 1
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 224 (81.45%) HTML
2 222 (80.73%) JavaScript
3 200 (72.73%) CSS
4 127 (46.18%) .NET
5 113 (41.09%) C#
6 100 (36.36%) MVC
6 100 (36.36%) HTML5
7 93 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (32.36%) ASP.NET
9 71 (25.82%) Web Services
10 64 (23.27%) PHP
11 63 (22.91%) SQL Server
12 60 (21.82%) CSS3
13 55 (20.00%) SQL
14 48 (17.45%) XML
14 48 (17.45%) OO
15 47 (17.09%) TDD
16 44 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (15.27%) Ajax
18 39 (14.18%) MySQL
19 37 (13.45%) Java
19 37 (13.45%) .NET Framework
20 34 (12.36%) Oracle
21 32 (11.64%) XSLT
21 32 (11.64%) E-Commerce
22 31 (11.27%) XHTML
23 30 (10.91%) SharePoint
23 30 (10.91%) Web Development
23 30 (10.91%) Git (software)
24 29 (10.55%) WCF

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.45%) CMS
3 13 (4.73%) Apache
3 13 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (4.36%) Umbraco
5 10 (3.64%) Drupal
5 10 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.91%) IIS
7 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.09%) Node.js
8 3 (1.09%) Orchard CMS
8 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.09%) WordPress
8 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.09%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.09%) Mingle
6 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Extranet
2 1 (0.36%) ATM
2 1 (0.36%) FTP
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.18%) MySQL
3 21 (7.64%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.55%) RavenDB
8 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.73%) Big Data
11 1 (0.36%) Redis
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.36%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.82%) Subversion
3 22 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.64%) Axure RP
5 9 (3.27%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.82%) Behat
7 4 (1.45%) NUnit
8 3 (1.09%) JIRA
8 3 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (1.09%) Selenium
8 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.09%) QUnit
8 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.73%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.73%) MSTest
General
1 11 (4.00%) Finance
2 9 (3.27%) Retail
3 6 (2.18%) Games
4 5 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.82%) Marketing
5 4 (1.45%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Publishing
7 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 245 (89.09%) Developer
2 59 (21.45%) Front-End Developer
3 46 (16.73%) .NET Developer
4 44 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 29 (10.55%) PHP Developer
6 22 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 19 (6.91%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (2.91%) Designer
10 8 (2.91%) Drupal Developer
10 8 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (2.55%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (2.18%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (81.45%) HTML
2 200 (72.73%) CSS
3 127 (46.18%) .NET
4 100 (36.36%) HTML5
5 89 (32.36%) ASP.NET
6 71 (25.82%) Web Services
7 60 (21.82%) CSS3
8 48 (17.45%) XML
9 44 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (15.27%) Ajax
11 37 (13.45%) .NET Framework
12 32 (11.64%) XSLT
13 31 (11.27%) XHTML
14 29 (10.55%) WCF
15 26 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (8.36%) Spring
17 22 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 20 (7.27%) Hibernate
18 20 (7.27%) Sass
19 18 (6.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.36%) User Experience
2 21 (7.64%) Open Source
3 14 (5.09%) Derivative
3 14 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.73%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.00%) NHS
6 8 (2.91%) IPTV
6 8 (2.91%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.82%) W3C
8 5 (1.82%) Animation
9 4 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.09%) New Media
10 3 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.09%) Social Media
10 3 (1.09%) Arduino
11 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.82%) Linux
2 14 (5.09%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.36%) Windows
4 9 (3.27%) Android
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.09%) UNIX
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.36%) MVC
2 93 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.45%) OO
4 47 (17.09%) TDD
5 32 (11.64%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.91%) Web Development
7 29 (10.55%) Scrum
8 26 (9.45%) Web Design
9 23 (8.36%) OOP
10 19 (6.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (5.09%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.36%) SOA
12 12 (4.36%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.00%) Content Management
14 10 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.27%) BDD
15 9 (3.27%) iOS Development
16 8 (2.91%) OO PHP
16 8 (2.91%) Unit Testing
16 8 (2.91%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 222 (80.73%) JavaScript
2 113 (41.09%) C#
3 64 (23.27%) PHP
4 55 (20.00%) SQL
5 37 (13.45%) Java
6 19 (6.91%) XPath
7 16 (5.82%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.18%) VB
10 5 (1.82%) C
10 5 (1.82%) Ruby
11 3 (1.09%) C++
11 3 (1.09%) VBScript
11 3 (1.09%) Python
12 2 (0.73%) XAML
12 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.73%) PHP5
12 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (9.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Puppet
1 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (12.36%) Oracle
2 27 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.27%) Adobe
4 14 (5.09%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.64%) Twitter
7 9 (3.27%) Orchard
7 9 (3.27%) Zend
8 5 (1.82%) Google
9 4 (1.45%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.45%) Sencha
10 3 (1.09%) Atmel
11 2 (0.73%) Facebook
11 2 (0.73%) Telerik
12 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.36%) Endeca
12 1 (0.36%) SAP
12 1 (0.36%) IBM
12 1 (0.36%) FatWire
12 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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