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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 44 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing jQuery 106 183 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.50% 5.74% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.45% 21.94% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 120 51
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
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
788 834 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.04% 26.18% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 534 332
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £20.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -3 51 £363 +11.53% 22
Gloucestershire -15 17 £350 +16.66% 9
Dorset +5 13 £250 -36.70% 21
Wiltshire -25 11 £425 +31.78% 5
Somerset +11 10 £325 -5.45% 9
Devon -5 3 - - 11
Cornwall +1 1 - - 1
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 199 (86.15%) JavaScript
2 175 (75.76%) HTML
3 140 (60.61%) CSS
4 111 (48.05%) .NET
5 103 (44.59%) HTML5
6 93 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (39.39%) C#
8 87 (37.66%) MVC
9 83 (35.93%) ASP.NET
10 65 (28.14%) SQL Server
11 64 (27.71%) SQL
12 58 (25.11%) PHP
13 50 (21.65%) Java
14 49 (21.21%) MySQL
14 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
14 49 (21.21%) CSS3
15 46 (19.91%) Linux
16 40 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (16.02%) Visual Studio
17 37 (16.02%) Finance
18 33 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (13.85%) Web Services
19 32 (13.85%) .NET Framework
20 31 (13.42%) Zend
20 31 (13.42%) TDD
20 31 (13.42%) Git (software)
20 31 (13.42%) Apache
21 30 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (12.99%) CentOS
21 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (13.42%) Apache
2 22 (9.52%) CMS
3 19 (8.23%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (5.19%) Node.js
5 12 (5.19%) Drupal
6 11 (4.76%) Umbraco
7 10 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.60%) Mule
8 6 (2.60%) IIS
9 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.30%) JBoss
10 3 (1.30%) WordPress
11 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.87%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.43%) Confluence
12 1 (0.43%) DNN
12 1 (0.43%) Kentico
12 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Force.com
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) Intranet
1 3 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 49 (21.21%) MySQL
3 10 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.87%) MS Access
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (16.02%) Visual Studio
2 31 (13.42%) Git (software)
3 25 (10.82%) PHPUnit
4 21 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.90%) Maven
6 7 (3.03%) Selenium
7 4 (1.73%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.73%) JIRA
7 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.30%) RSpec
9 2 (0.87%) NUnit
9 2 (0.87%) Subversion
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.43%) MSTest
10 1 (0.43%) Grunt
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (16.02%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Marketing
3 11 (4.76%) Electronics
3 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.03%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 210 (90.91%) Developer
2 51 (22.08%) .NET Developer
3 30 (12.99%) PHP Developer
4 26 (11.26%) Front-End Developer
5 24 (10.39%) Web Developer
6 23 (9.96%) Java Developer
7 22 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 19 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (7.79%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (7.36%) Software Engineer
11 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
12 12 (5.19%) Drupal Developer
13 10 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.33%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (2.60%) Applications Developer
16 5 (2.16%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (75.76%) HTML
2 140 (60.61%) CSS
3 111 (48.05%) .NET
4 103 (44.59%) HTML5
5 83 (35.93%) ASP.NET
6 49 (21.21%) CSS3
7 40 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (13.85%) Web Services
9 32 (13.85%) .NET Framework
10 30 (12.99%) AngularJS
11 28 (12.12%) Ajax
11 28 (12.12%) XML
12 27 (11.69%) WCF
12 27 (11.69%) Doctrine
13 25 (10.82%) Zend Framework
14 19 (8.23%) Spring
15 18 (7.79%) Backbone.js
16 17 (7.36%) Entity Framework
16 17 (7.36%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.06%) User Experience
2 11 (4.76%) DTV
3 8 (3.46%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.60%) Open Source
5 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.73%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.30%) W3C
6 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.87%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) Animation
8 1 (0.43%) Photography
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.91%) Linux
2 30 (12.99%) CentOS
3 11 (4.76%) Windows
3 11 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.73%) Windows Phone
4 4 (1.73%) Android
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.87%) UNIX
6 2 (0.87%) Fedora
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.66%) MVC
3 31 (13.42%) TDD
4 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
4 30 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (11.26%) Mentoring
6 24 (10.39%) Scrum
7 23 (9.96%) OO
8 20 (8.66%) Web Development
8 20 (8.66%) Refactoring
8 20 (8.66%) Automated Testing
9 19 (8.23%) BDD
10 18 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.63%) Web Design
14 11 (4.76%) Programme Management
14 11 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (4.33%) Waterfall
15 10 (4.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 199 (86.15%) JavaScript
2 91 (39.39%) C#
3 64 (27.71%) SQL
4 58 (25.11%) PHP
5 50 (21.65%) Java
6 15 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.60%) Python
8 6 (2.60%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.16%) Ruby
9 5 (2.16%) PHP5
10 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) VB6
11 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.16%) Degree
3 5 (2.16%) MCP
4 2 (0.87%) MCSD
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) WCAG
2 2 (0.87%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.42%) Zend
3 13 (5.63%) Oracle
4 11 (4.76%) SAP
5 6 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.87%) IBM
6 2 (0.87%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Telerik
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) Ektron
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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