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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 37 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing jQuery 136 128 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.35% 4.47% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.71% 15.44% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 89 95
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-2.07% +13.82%
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
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 91 £325 +8.33% 94
Merseyside +12 24 £344 +25.00% 17
Lancashire -16 10 £300 - 8
Cheshire -26 9 £245 -24.61% 30
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 230 (83.94%) HTML
2 219 (79.93%) JavaScript
3 207 (75.55%) CSS
4 152 (55.47%) .NET
5 130 (47.45%) C#
6 101 (36.86%) MVC
7 99 (36.13%) HTML5
8 96 (35.04%) ASP.NET
9 67 (24.45%) SQL Server
10 63 (22.99%) Web Services
11 57 (20.80%) SQL
12 54 (19.71%) CSS3
13 47 (17.15%) TDD
14 45 (16.42%) Java
15 42 (15.33%) XML
15 42 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (14.96%) PHP
17 38 (13.87%) MySQL
18 37 (13.50%) SharePoint
18 37 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (13.50%) Ajax
18 37 (13.50%) .NET Framework
19 35 (12.77%) Oracle
20 33 (12.04%) Scrum
20 33 (12.04%) WCF
21 32 (11.68%) Spring
22 31 (11.31%) OO
23 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
24 29 (10.58%) Web Development
25 27 (9.85%) Degree

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (13.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.39%) CMS
3 20 (7.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (4.74%) Umbraco
5 11 (4.01%) Apache
6 10 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.28%) Drupal
8 7 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.19%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.82%) IIS
10 5 (1.82%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.82%) Escenic
10 5 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.73%) WordPress
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.36%) Node.js
13 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.19%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.73%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.36%) InDesign
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Extranet
2 1 (0.36%) ATM
2 1 (0.36%) SMTP
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.87%) MySQL
3 21 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.74%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.01%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.55%) RavenDB
9 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.82%) Big Data
10 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.73%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.84%) Subversion
4 12 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.92%) ReSharper
6 6 (2.19%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.46%) NUnit
7 4 (1.46%) JUnit
8 3 (1.09%) Selenium
8 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.09%) JIRA
8 3 (1.09%) Mockito
8 3 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.73%) Moq
9 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.36%) Ant
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 15 (5.47%) Finance
2 8 (2.92%) Retail
3 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.55%) Marketing
4 6 (2.19%) Games
5 5 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.46%) Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 253 (92.34%) Developer
2 63 (22.99%) Front-End Developer
3 59 (21.53%) .NET Developer
4 47 (17.15%) Web Developer
5 30 (10.95%) Java Developer
6 25 (9.12%) SharePoint Developer
7 21 (7.66%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.66%) Front-End Web Developer
8 20 (7.30%) PHP Developer
9 16 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.01%) Analyst
12 10 (3.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (2.92%) Designer
14 7 (2.55%) UI Developer
14 7 (2.55%) Drupal Developer
14 7 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (83.94%) HTML
2 207 (75.55%) CSS
3 152 (55.47%) .NET
4 99 (36.13%) HTML5
5 96 (35.04%) ASP.NET
6 63 (22.99%) Web Services
7 54 (19.71%) CSS3
8 42 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (15.33%) XML
9 37 (13.50%) .NET Framework
9 37 (13.50%) Ajax
10 33 (12.04%) WCF
11 32 (11.68%) Spring
12 25 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (8.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (7.66%) Hibernate
14 21 (7.66%) XHTML
15 19 (6.93%) JSF
16 18 (6.57%) XSLT
17 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.38%) Open Source
2 9 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.19%) Derivative
3 6 (2.19%) IPTV
3 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.82%) Animation
4 5 (1.82%) W3C
4 5 (1.82%) Social Media
5 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.09%) New Media
6 3 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.09%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
7 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.73%) NHS
7 2 (0.73%) Online Gambling
7 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.20%) Linux
2 8 (2.92%) Windows
3 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.46%) Fedora
5 3 (1.09%) Android
6 2 (0.73%) UNIX
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (36.86%) MVC
2 47 (17.15%) TDD
3 37 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.04%) Scrum
5 31 (11.31%) OO
6 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
7 29 (10.58%) Web Development
8 27 (9.85%) OOP
9 24 (8.76%) Web Design
10 22 (8.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (5.11%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.38%) OOD
13 11 (4.01%) Content Management
14 9 (3.28%) Unit Testing
15 8 (2.92%) Time Management
15 8 (2.92%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (2.92%) OOA/OOD
15 8 (2.92%) SEO
16 7 (2.55%) Systems Analysis
17 6 (2.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 219 (79.93%) JavaScript
2 130 (47.45%) C#
3 57 (20.80%) SQL
4 45 (16.42%) Java
5 41 (14.96%) PHP
6 8 (2.92%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.19%) Scala
8 6 (2.19%) VB
9 5 (1.82%) XPath
10 4 (1.46%) VBScript
11 3 (1.09%) C
11 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.09%) Python
12 2 (0.73%) VB6
12 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (9.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Vendors
1 35 (12.77%) Oracle
2 26 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.30%) Adobe
4 13 (4.74%) Orchard
5 10 (3.65%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.28%) Twitter
7 8 (2.92%) Zend
8 7 (2.55%) JBoss
9 6 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.46%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.46%) hybris
10 4 (1.46%) Sencha
11 3 (1.09%) FatWire
11 3 (1.09%) Endeca
12 2 (0.73%) Google
12 2 (0.73%) Facebook
12 2 (0.73%) Telerik
13 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.36%) Open Text
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