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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 49 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing jQuery 109 148 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.97% 4.89% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.21% 21.11% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 99 68
Average daily rate
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£328 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £16.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% -22.14%
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
825 701 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 23.18% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 420 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £20.40 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.40 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

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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 -21 51 £325 -4.41% 82
Cheshire +11 49 £335 -4.28% 48
Lancashire +1 6 £431 +23.21% 24
Merseyside -17 2 £325 +22.64% 19
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jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 202 (84.17%) JavaScript
2 182 (75.83%) HTML
3 161 (67.08%) CSS
4 106 (44.17%) MVC
5 105 (43.75%) .NET
6 97 (40.42%) C#
7 91 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (34.17%) HTML5
9 68 (28.33%) ASP.NET
10 60 (25.00%) SQL
11 57 (23.75%) SQL Server
12 56 (23.33%) Ajax
13 53 (22.08%) TDD
14 52 (21.67%) Java
14 52 (21.67%) CSS3
14 52 (21.67%) AngularJS
15 43 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (17.92%) Scrum
16 40 (16.67%) XML
16 40 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 39 (16.25%) Unit Testing
17 39 (16.25%) OO
17 39 (16.25%) Web Services
18 37 (15.42%) PHP
18 37 (15.42%) .NET Framework
19 36 (15.00%) OOP
19 36 (15.00%) Entity Framework
20 35 (14.58%) Visual Studio
21 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
21 34 (14.17%) WCF

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (7.50%) CMS
2 15 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.00%) Node.js
4 9 (3.75%) Apache
5 8 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.50%) Confluence
6 6 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.08%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.08%) Drupal
8 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.67%) WordPress
8 4 (1.67%) IIS
8 4 (1.67%) Orchard CMS
9 3 (1.25%) Sitefinity
9 3 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.25%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.50%) Fireworks
3 6 (2.50%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.25%) Magento
2 3 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.08%) Intranet
2 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.08%) MySQL
3 17 (7.08%) RavenDB
4 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.25%) MS Access
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 35 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 26 (10.83%) Subversion
4 24 (10.00%) JUnit
5 12 (5.00%) Ant
6 10 (4.17%) Axure RP
7 9 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.75%) JIRA
8 8 (3.33%) ReSharper
8 8 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (2.50%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.67%) Maven
10 4 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (1.67%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.25%) Mockito
11 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.25%) Selenium
12 2 (0.83%) Cactus
12 2 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 22 (9.17%) Finance
2 10 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.33%) Banking
3 8 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.25%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (89.17%) Developer
2 59 (24.58%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 32 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 30 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 29 (12.08%) C# Developer
7 23 (9.58%) PHP Developer
8 16 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.83%) Designer
10 13 (5.42%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.58%) Front-End Web Developer
13 9 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.92%) UI Programmer
14 7 (2.92%) UI Developer
14 7 (2.92%) SharePoint Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Senior C# Developer
15 6 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
15 6 (2.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (75.83%) HTML
2 161 (67.08%) CSS
3 105 (43.75%) .NET
4 82 (34.17%) HTML5
5 68 (28.33%) ASP.NET
6 56 (23.33%) Ajax
7 52 (21.67%) CSS3
7 52 (21.67%) AngularJS
8 43 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (16.67%) XML
10 39 (16.25%) Web Services
11 37 (15.42%) .NET Framework
12 36 (15.00%) Entity Framework
13 34 (14.17%) WCF
14 32 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (12.50%) Spring
16 29 (12.08%) JSON
16 29 (12.08%) LINQ
17 23 (9.58%) J2EE
18 18 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.50%) User Experience
2 9 (3.75%) NHS
3 8 (3.33%) Open Source
4 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.25%) iPad
7 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.25%) Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) DTV
8 2 (0.83%) W3C
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.42%) Arduino
9 1 (0.42%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.42%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.25%) Linux
2 10 (4.17%) Windows
3 7 (2.92%) AIX
3 7 (2.92%) Windows XP
3 7 (2.92%) Windows Vista
3 7 (2.92%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.08%) UNIX
5 3 (1.25%) Android
6 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (44.17%) MVC
2 91 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.08%) TDD
4 43 (17.92%) Scrum
5 39 (16.25%) Unit Testing
5 39 (16.25%) OO
6 36 (15.00%) OOP
7 28 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.58%) Web Development
8 23 (9.58%) BDD
9 18 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 16 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.83%) Web Design
12 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.17%) Waterfall
14 9 (3.75%) OOD
14 9 (3.75%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (84.17%) JavaScript
2 97 (40.42%) C#
3 60 (25.00%) SQL
4 52 (21.67%) Java
5 37 (15.42%) PHP
6 14 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.92%) C++
7 7 (2.92%) C
8 6 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.08%) VBScript
9 5 (2.08%) PHP5
9 5 (2.08%) Ruby
10 3 (1.25%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.25%) VB
10 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.25%) XPath
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) Python
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (9.58%) Degree
2 14 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.42%) Oracle
3 9 (3.75%) IBM
4 7 (2.92%) hybris
4 7 (2.92%) Twitter
5 5 (2.08%) Zend
6 4 (1.67%) Google
6 4 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
8 2 (0.83%) Perforce
8 2 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) Facebook
9 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.42%) Nintex
9 1 (0.42%) Avaya
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.42%) Atmel
9 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
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