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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 33 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing jQuery 163 144 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.12% 5.21% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.01% 18.56% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 83 79
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 £246 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £307
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £36.51 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +60.91%
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
776 776 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.36% 28.10% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 418 498
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
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 12 31 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.88 £16.00 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +7 111 £325 -7.14% 96
Cheshire -6 25 £330 +10.00% 46
Lancashire -17 13 £320 +45.45% 18
Merseyside -3 11 £363 +31.81% 12
Cumbria - - - - 1
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 239 (80.20%) HTML
2 238 (79.87%) JavaScript
3 213 (71.48%) CSS
4 132 (44.30%) .NET
5 119 (39.93%) C#
6 114 (38.26%) MVC
7 102 (34.23%) HTML5
8 98 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (32.21%) ASP.NET
10 86 (28.86%) Web Services
11 77 (25.84%) SQL Server
12 67 (22.48%) PHP
12 67 (22.48%) CSS3
13 61 (20.47%) SQL
13 61 (20.47%) XML
13 61 (20.47%) OO
14 56 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (17.79%) Ajax
16 47 (15.77%) TDD
17 46 (15.44%) Java
18 43 (14.43%) .NET Framework
19 41 (13.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 39 (13.09%) MySQL
20 39 (13.09%) XSLT
21 38 (12.75%) Oracle
22 37 (12.42%) XHTML
23 34 (11.41%) Microsoft
23 34 (11.41%) Visual Studio
24 32 (10.74%) E-Commerce
24 32 (10.74%) Web Development

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.05%) CMS
3 13 (4.36%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.03%) Apache
5 11 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.36%) Drupal
7 8 (2.68%) IIS
8 7 (2.35%) Node.js
8 7 (2.35%) WordPress
9 4 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.01%) Orchard CMS
10 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (3.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.01%) Mingle
3 3 (1.01%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) SSH
2 2 (0.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) ATM
3 1 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.09%) MySQL
3 23 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.05%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.35%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.34%) Big Data
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.67%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.34%) Redis
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (11.41%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.07%) Subversion
2 30 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.36%) Axure RP
4 9 (3.02%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (2.35%) NUnit
5 7 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.68%) Behat
7 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.01%) QUnit
8 3 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (1.01%) Selenium
8 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.01%) JIRA
9 2 (0.67%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 14 (4.70%) Finance
2 8 (2.68%) Retail
2 8 (2.68%) Marketing
3 7 (2.35%) Games
3 7 (2.35%) Banking
4 5 (1.68%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Publishing
6 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 264 (88.59%) Developer
2 57 (19.13%) Front-End Developer
3 52 (17.45%) .NET Developer
4 44 (14.77%) Web Developer
5 32 (10.74%) PHP Developer
6 25 (8.39%) C# Developer
7 23 (7.72%) Java Developer
8 20 (6.71%) Front-End Web Developer
9 19 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.70%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.70%) UI Developer
12 14 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (4.36%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.03%) UI Programmer
15 11 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
17 8 (2.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 8 (2.68%) iOS Developer
18 7 (2.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (80.20%) HTML
2 213 (71.48%) CSS
3 132 (44.30%) .NET
4 102 (34.23%) HTML5
5 96 (32.21%) ASP.NET
6 86 (28.86%) Web Services
7 67 (22.48%) CSS3
8 61 (20.47%) XML
9 56 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (17.79%) Ajax
11 43 (14.43%) .NET Framework
12 41 (13.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (13.09%) XSLT
14 37 (12.42%) XHTML
15 30 (10.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 26 (8.72%) Spring
17 25 (8.39%) WCF
18 24 (8.05%) Sass
19 23 (7.72%) Hibernate
20 19 (6.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.72%) User Experience
2 23 (7.72%) Open Source
3 16 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.70%) Derivative
6 12 (4.03%) NHS
7 10 (3.36%) Web 2.0
8 9 (3.02%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.68%) IPTV
10 7 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.68%) Animation
11 5 (1.68%) W3C
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.01%) New Media
12 3 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.01%) Arduino
13 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.67%) Social Media
13 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.72%) Linux
2 17 (5.70%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.03%) Windows
4 10 (3.36%) Android
5 6 (2.01%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.01%) UNIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.26%) MVC
2 98 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (20.47%) OO
4 47 (15.77%) TDD
5 32 (10.74%) Web Development
5 32 (10.74%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.07%) Scrum
6 30 (10.07%) Web Design
7 26 (8.72%) OOP
8 18 (6.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (5.70%) SOA
10 15 (5.03%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.36%) BDD
12 13 (4.36%) iOS Development
12 13 (4.36%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.36%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.02%) OO PHP
14 9 (3.02%) Content Management
15 8 (2.68%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 238 (79.87%) JavaScript
2 119 (39.93%) C#
3 67 (22.48%) PHP
4 61 (20.47%) SQL
5 46 (15.44%) Java
6 27 (9.06%) XPath
7 20 (6.71%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.01%) C
8 6 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.01%) VB
9 5 (1.68%) Ruby
10 4 (1.34%) PHP5
10 4 (1.34%) C++
11 3 (1.01%) VBScript
11 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.01%) Python
12 2 (0.67%) XAML
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.40%) Degree
2 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Puppet
1 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (12.75%) Oracle
2 34 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.38%) Adobe
4 14 (4.70%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.36%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.02%) Zend
7 6 (2.01%) Twitter
7 6 (2.01%) Orchard
8 5 (1.68%) Google
9 4 (1.34%) Sencha
9 4 (1.34%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.01%) Atmel
10 3 (1.01%) Facebook
11 2 (0.67%) SAP
12 1 (0.34%) IBM
12 1 (0.34%) Telerik
12 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
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