The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 16 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 5 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.35% 10.68% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 22.06% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 2
Average daily rate - £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +81.81%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 136 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.00% 48.40% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 94 11
Average daily rate £356 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
jQuery
UK

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing jQuery across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing jQuery across the Northern Ireland region.

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -6 5 - - 1
jQuery
UK

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) .NET
5 6 (54.55%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
5 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (45.45%) REST
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 4 (36.36%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby
7 4 (36.36%) SEO
7 4 (36.36%) Kentico
7 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
7 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
7 4 (36.36%) Active Record
7 4 (36.36%) Sitefinity

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) Kentico
1 4 (36.36%) Sitefinity
1 4 (36.36%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (36.36%) RubyMine
3 1 (9.09%) StarTeam
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (36.36%) JRuby
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) Active Record
3 4 (36.36%) Online Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Telerik