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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 49 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 126 158 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.26% 4.99% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.11% 20.03% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 103 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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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
893 789 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.11% 24.92% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 449 336
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.29 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +38.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £136.50 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -19 66 £325 - 75
Cheshire +3 41 £325 -7.14% 46
Lancashire -3 11 £390 +5.76% 25
Merseyside -22 4 £225 -25.12% 16
Cumbria - - - - 1
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 231 (81.91%) JavaScript
2 217 (76.95%) HTML
3 195 (69.15%) CSS
4 119 (42.20%) MVC
5 117 (41.49%) .NET
6 114 (40.43%) C#
7 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (34.40%) HTML5
9 84 (29.79%) ASP.NET
10 75 (26.60%) SQL Server
11 69 (24.47%) CSS3
12 62 (21.99%) Ajax
13 60 (21.28%) Web Services
14 58 (20.57%) XML
15 57 (20.21%) SQL
15 57 (20.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 52 (18.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 52 (18.44%) Java
17 50 (17.73%) TDD
18 48 (17.02%) AngularJS
19 45 (15.96%) Visual Studio
20 44 (15.60%) OO
21 42 (14.89%) PHP
21 42 (14.89%) Scrum
21 42 (14.89%) .NET Framework
21 42 (14.89%) Entity Framework
22 38 (13.48%) Microsoft
23 37 (13.12%) Git (software)
24 35 (12.41%) LINQ
25 31 (10.99%) MySQL

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (8.16%) CMS
2 17 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.67%) Node.js
4 12 (4.26%) Apache
5 10 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.84%) Drupal
7 7 (2.48%) WordPress
8 6 (2.13%) Confluence
9 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.77%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.06%) Sitefinity
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.06%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.06%) IIS
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 16 (5.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.48%) Mingle
5 5 (1.77%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Magento
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Intranet
2 2 (0.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) SSH
2 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.99%) MySQL
3 23 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.03%) RavenDB
5 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.06%) MS Access
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.71%) Big Data
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 45 (15.96%) Visual Studio
2 37 (13.12%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.93%) Subversion
4 19 (6.74%) JUnit
5 13 (4.61%) Axure RP
6 11 (3.90%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.48%) JIRA
8 7 (2.48%) Ant
9 6 (2.13%) ReSharper
10 5 (1.77%) Selenium
10 5 (1.77%) NUnit
10 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (1.42%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.06%) Grunt
12 3 (1.06%) Maven
13 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (8.51%) Finance
2 12 (4.26%) Banking
3 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.84%) Retail
5 6 (2.13%) Marketing
6 3 (1.06%) Electronics
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (86.52%) Developer
2 62 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 46 (16.31%) Web Developer
4 36 (12.77%) Front-End Developer
5 34 (12.06%) C# Developer
6 26 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 24 (8.51%) PHP Developer
8 20 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.03%) Designer
11 16 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.26%) UI Developer
12 12 (4.26%) UI Programmer
13 11 (3.90%) Front-End Web Developer
13 11 (3.90%) SharePoint Developer
14 10 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
15 9 (3.19%) UX Designer
16 7 (2.48%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (76.95%) HTML
2 195 (69.15%) CSS
3 117 (41.49%) .NET
4 97 (34.40%) HTML5
5 84 (29.79%) ASP.NET
6 69 (24.47%) CSS3
7 62 (21.99%) Ajax
8 60 (21.28%) Web Services
9 58 (20.57%) XML
10 57 (20.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (18.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 48 (17.02%) AngularJS
13 42 (14.89%) .NET Framework
13 42 (14.89%) Entity Framework
14 35 (12.41%) LINQ
15 30 (10.64%) WCF
15 30 (10.64%) Spring
16 27 (9.57%) JSON
17 23 (8.16%) XHTML
18 22 (7.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.16%) User Experience
2 15 (5.32%) Open Source
3 13 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.61%) NHS
4 11 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.77%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.42%) Arduino
8 4 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.06%) Derivative
9 3 (1.06%) DTV
9 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.06%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.71%) W3C
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.67%) Linux
2 13 (4.61%) Windows
3 11 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.48%) Android
5 6 (2.13%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.13%) AIX
5 6 (2.13%) Windows Vista
5 6 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.77%) UNIX
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (42.20%) MVC
2 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (17.73%) TDD
4 44 (15.60%) OO
5 42 (14.89%) Scrum
6 31 (10.99%) OOP
6 31 (10.99%) Unit Testing
7 29 (10.28%) Web Development
8 28 (9.93%) BDD
9 27 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (7.80%) Web Design
11 18 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.67%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (5.32%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.55%) SOA
15 9 (3.19%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (3.19%) Workflow
15 9 (3.19%) iOS Development
15 9 (3.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 231 (81.91%) JavaScript
2 114 (40.43%) C#
3 57 (20.21%) SQL
4 52 (18.44%) Java
5 42 (14.89%) PHP
6 20 (7.09%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.32%) XPath
8 11 (3.90%) C
8 11 (3.90%) C++
9 7 (2.48%) PHP5
10 6 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.13%) Ruby
11 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.77%) VBScript
12 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.06%) VB
14 2 (0.71%) Python
14 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (9.22%) Degree
2 9 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 38 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.67%) Oracle
3 7 (2.48%) IBM
3 7 (2.48%) Twitter
4 6 (2.13%) Zend
4 6 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.77%) hybris
6 4 (1.42%) Atmel
6 4 (1.42%) Google
7 3 (1.06%) Facebook
7 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.06%) SAP
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Perforce
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.35%) Nintex
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
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