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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 170 152 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.29% 5.37% 5.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.14% 19.10% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 82 108
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £222 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £36.07 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +7.93%
jQuery
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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
804 796 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.04% 28.11% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 446 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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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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 +3 99 £325 +2.76% 68
Cheshire 0 38 £301 +0.16% 32
Lancashire -15 16 £344 +56.25% 19
Merseyside -3 11 £400 +55.33% 9
Cumbria - - - -
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England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 238 (77.52%) HTML
2 236 (76.87%) JavaScript
3 206 (67.10%) CSS
4 123 (40.07%) .NET
5 120 (39.09%) C#
6 114 (37.13%) MVC
7 103 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (32.57%) ASP.NET
9 88 (28.66%) HTML5
10 85 (27.69%) SQL Server
11 83 (27.04%) Web Services
12 68 (22.15%) PHP
13 64 (20.85%) CSS3
14 62 (20.20%) XML
15 60 (19.54%) Ajax
15 60 (19.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (19.22%) SQL
17 55 (17.92%) Java
17 55 (17.92%) OO
18 47 (15.31%) TDD
19 44 (14.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 43 (14.01%) MySQL
21 41 (13.36%) Oracle
22 40 (13.03%) Microsoft
22 40 (13.03%) .NET Framework
23 39 (12.70%) Visual Studio
24 38 (12.38%) Spring
25 36 (11.73%) XSLT
26 35 (11.40%) E-Commerce
26 35 (11.40%) Scrum

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (10.10%) CMS
2 23 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.89%) Apache
4 12 (3.91%) Umbraco
5 11 (3.58%) Drupal
6 10 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.93%) Node.js
8 8 (2.61%) WordPress
8 8 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.28%) Orchard CMS
10 6 (1.95%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.95%) IIS
11 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.63%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.98%) Confluence
14 1 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.33%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.61%) Mingle
4 8 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.98%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.28%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) SSH
2 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.01%) MySQL
3 25 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.51%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.23%) RavenDB
6 12 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.30%) Big Data
9 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.33%) Redis
11 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 34 (11.07%) Subversion
3 33 (10.75%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.89%) Axure RP
5 13 (4.23%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (2.93%) JUnit
7 8 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.28%) NUnit
9 6 (1.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (1.63%) Behat
10 5 (1.63%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.63%) JIRA
11 4 (1.30%) Selenium
11 4 (1.30%) Ant
12 3 (0.98%) MSTest
12 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.98%) QUnit
12 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 10 (3.26%) Finance
1 10 (3.26%) Retail
2 8 (2.61%) Marketing
3 6 (1.95%) Banking
4 5 (1.63%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.30%) Games
6 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 265 (86.32%) Developer
2 53 (17.26%) .NET Developer
3 46 (14.98%) Front-End Developer
4 45 (14.66%) Web Developer
5 36 (11.73%) PHP Developer
6 30 (9.77%) C# Developer
7 26 (8.47%) Java Developer
8 25 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.56%) Front-End Web Developer
10 14 (4.56%) SharePoint Developer
10 14 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.93%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (2.93%) Designer
14 8 (2.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 8 (2.61%) iOS Developer
14 8 (2.61%) UI Programmer
14 8 (2.61%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (77.52%) HTML
2 206 (67.10%) CSS
3 123 (40.07%) .NET
4 100 (32.57%) ASP.NET
5 88 (28.66%) HTML5
6 83 (27.04%) Web Services
7 64 (20.85%) CSS3
8 62 (20.20%) XML
9 60 (19.54%) Ajax
9 60 (19.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (14.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 40 (13.03%) .NET Framework
12 38 (12.38%) Spring
13 36 (11.73%) XSLT
14 33 (10.75%) XHTML
14 33 (10.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 29 (9.45%) Hibernate
16 22 (7.17%) WCF
17 21 (6.84%) REST
18 20 (6.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.12%) User Experience
2 25 (8.14%) Open Source
3 16 (5.21%) NHS
3 16 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.56%) Derivative
5 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.28%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.28%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.95%) W3C
8 5 (1.63%) IPTV
8 5 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.30%) Arduino
9 4 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.98%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.65%) Animation
11 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.47%) Linux
2 18 (5.86%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.91%) Android
4 11 (3.58%) Windows
5 6 (1.95%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.63%) UNIX
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.13%) MVC
2 103 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (17.92%) OO
4 47 (15.31%) TDD
5 35 (11.40%) Scrum
5 35 (11.40%) E-Commerce
6 33 (10.75%) Web Development
7 24 (7.82%) Web Design
8 23 (7.49%) OOP
9 19 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.86%) BDD
10 18 (5.86%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (5.54%) SOA
12 14 (4.56%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.23%) iOS Development
14 12 (3.91%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.58%) SEO
16 10 (3.26%) Content Management
16 10 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 236 (76.87%) JavaScript
2 120 (39.09%) C#
3 68 (22.15%) PHP
4 59 (19.22%) SQL
5 55 (17.92%) Java
6 25 (8.14%) T-SQL
6 25 (8.14%) XPath
7 10 (3.26%) Ruby
8 6 (1.95%) PHP5
8 6 (1.95%) C
9 5 (1.63%) C++
9 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.30%) VB
10 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.98%) Python
11 3 (0.98%) VBScript
12 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.65%) XAML
13 1 (0.33%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Puppet
1 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 41 (13.36%) Oracle
2 40 (13.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.21%) TIBCO
4 14 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.91%) Adobe
6 7 (2.28%) Google
7 6 (1.95%) Zend
7 6 (1.95%) Twitter
8 4 (1.30%) Sencha
8 4 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.30%) Atmel
9 3 (0.98%) hybris
9 3 (0.98%) Facebook
9 3 (0.98%) IBM
10 2 (0.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.33%) Telerik
11 1 (0.33%) Orchard
11 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
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