The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 45 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing jQuery 114 199 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.63% 6.82% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.84% 25.95% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 131 60
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -7.14%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
768 767 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.44% 26.28% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 478 386
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in the South West

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing jQuery across the South West region.

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

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
Bristol -7 43 £375 +15.38% 30
Dorset +14 24 £250 -37.10% 33
Gloucestershire -10 18 £380 +21.60% 10
Wiltshire -39 11 £375 +20.00% 17
Somerset -20 8 £325 -7.14% 18
Devon -1 4 £313 - 8
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England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

1 211 (86.48%) JavaScript
2 189 (77.46%) HTML
3 142 (58.20%) CSS
4 119 (48.77%) HTML5
5 110 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (43.85%) .NET
7 96 (39.34%) C#
8 87 (35.66%) MVC
9 82 (33.61%) ASP.NET
10 66 (27.05%) PHP
10 66 (27.05%) SQL
11 64 (26.23%) Linux
12 61 (25.00%) MySQL
13 59 (24.18%) SQL Server
14 54 (22.13%) Java
14 54 (22.13%) Microsoft
15 51 (20.90%) CSS3
16 49 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (18.85%) Apache
18 45 (18.44%) Zend
18 45 (18.44%) CentOS
19 44 (18.03%) Finance
20 42 (17.21%) Software Engineering
20 42 (17.21%) PHPUnit
20 42 (17.21%) Doctrine
21 41 (16.80%) Zend Framework
22 40 (16.39%) Visual Studio
23 37 (15.16%) Git (software)
24 36 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
25 34 (13.93%) .NET Framework

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 46 (18.85%) Apache
2 18 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.97%) CMS
4 13 (5.33%) Node.js
4 13 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (4.10%) Umbraco
6 9 (3.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.28%) Drupal
8 6 (2.46%) Mule
8 6 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (2.05%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.64%) IIS
10 4 (1.64%) JBoss
11 2 (0.82%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) Kentico
12 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.00%) MySQL
2 59 (24.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.69%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.82%) MS Access
10 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (17.21%) PHPUnit
2 40 (16.39%) Visual Studio
3 37 (15.16%) Git (software)
4 21 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.33%) Maven
6 7 (2.87%) Selenium
6 7 (2.87%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.05%) Subversion
7 5 (2.05%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.64%) JIRA
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.23%) Ant
9 3 (1.23%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.23%) RSpec
9 3 (1.23%) Hudson
10 2 (0.82%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.82%) NUnit
11 1 (0.41%) JUnit
11 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 44 (18.03%) Finance
2 14 (5.74%) Marketing
3 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.51%) Electronics
4 11 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.28%) Retail
6 5 (2.05%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 217 (88.93%) Developer
2 49 (20.08%) .NET Developer
3 38 (15.57%) PHP Developer
4 28 (11.48%) Web Developer
5 24 (9.84%) Front-End Developer
6 23 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 23 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 22 (9.02%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.61%) C# Developer
9 19 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (6.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (6.15%) PHP Zend Developer
11 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
12 12 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.10%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 8 (3.28%) Drupal Developer
16 7 (2.87%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (77.46%) HTML
2 142 (58.20%) CSS
3 119 (48.77%) HTML5
4 107 (43.85%) .NET
5 82 (33.61%) ASP.NET
6 51 (20.90%) CSS3
7 42 (17.21%) Doctrine
8 41 (16.80%) Zend Framework
9 36 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (13.93%) .NET Framework
11 32 (13.11%) Ajax
12 30 (12.30%) XML
12 30 (12.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 29 (11.89%) Web Services
13 29 (11.89%) WCF
14 27 (11.07%) AngularJS
15 20 (8.20%) Spring
16 19 (7.79%) Entity Framework
17 17 (6.97%) Hibernate
18 15 (6.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.33%) User Experience
2 11 (4.51%) DTV
3 7 (2.87%) Open Source
3 7 (2.87%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.46%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.05%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.23%) W3C
7 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.41%) SCORM
9 1 (0.41%) Photography
9 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.23%) Linux
2 45 (18.44%) CentOS
3 11 (4.51%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.69%) Windows
5 4 (1.64%) UNIX
5 4 (1.64%) Android
5 4 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.82%) Fedora
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (35.66%) MVC
3 49 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (17.21%) Software Engineering
5 33 (13.52%) Mentoring
6 30 (12.30%) Refactoring
6 30 (12.30%) Automated Testing
6 30 (12.30%) TDD
7 22 (9.02%) OO
8 21 (8.61%) Scrum
8 21 (8.61%) BDD
9 20 (8.20%) Web Development
10 17 (6.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (6.15%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.74%) Web Design
13 11 (4.51%) Programme Management
13 11 (4.51%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (4.51%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 211 (86.48%) JavaScript
2 96 (39.34%) C#
3 66 (27.05%) PHP
3 66 (27.05%) SQL
4 54 (22.13%) Java
5 12 (4.92%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.92%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.87%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.87%) Python
7 5 (2.05%) Ruby
7 5 (2.05%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.64%) PHP5
9 3 (1.23%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.23%) C++
9 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.82%) XPath
10 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 15 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.46%) Degree
4 5 (2.05%) MCP
5 2 (0.82%) MCSD
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) WCAG
2 2 (0.82%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 54 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.44%) Zend
3 18 (7.38%) Oracle
4 11 (4.51%) SAP
5 6 (2.46%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.82%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.82%) IBM
6 2 (0.82%) Telerik
6 2 (0.82%) Google
6 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.82%) Apple
7 1 (0.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) Ektron
7 1 (0.41%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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