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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 45 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing jQuery 108 167 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.62% 5.57% 4.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.25% 21.03% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 115 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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 £27.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% -22.14%
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
758 794 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.41% 26.50% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 550 310
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £20.60 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 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 22 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 -1 61 £325 - 21
Dorset -3 11 £250 -5.66% 26
Wiltshire -14 11 £350 +2.94% 17
Somerset +19 10 £325 - 10
Gloucestershire -20 10 £325 -3.70% 10
Devon -12 4 £305 +8.92% 16
Cornwall +3 1 - -
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 205 (88.74%) JavaScript
2 173 (74.89%) HTML
3 142 (61.47%) CSS
4 117 (50.65%) .NET
5 94 (40.69%) HTML5
6 92 (39.83%) MVC
7 90 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (37.66%) C#
9 86 (37.23%) ASP.NET
10 68 (29.44%) SQL Server
11 61 (26.41%) SQL
12 54 (23.38%) PHP
13 47 (20.35%) Java
13 47 (20.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (20.35%) CSS3
14 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 43 (18.61%) MySQL
16 40 (17.32%) Linux
17 38 (16.45%) Web Services
18 36 (15.58%) Git (software)
19 35 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 34 (14.72%) Finance
21 33 (14.29%) Visual Studio
21 33 (14.29%) TDD
22 32 (13.85%) .NET Framework
22 32 (13.85%) AngularJS
23 28 (12.12%) Apache
23 28 (12.12%) Zend
24 27 (11.69%) CentOS
24 27 (11.69%) Continuous Integration

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 28 (12.12%) Apache
2 25 (10.82%) CMS
3 18 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.93%) Umbraco
5 13 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (5.19%) Node.js
7 11 (4.76%) Drupal
8 9 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.60%) IIS
9 6 (2.60%) Mule
9 6 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (2.16%) WordPress
10 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.30%) JBoss
12 2 (0.87%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.87%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.43%) Kentico
13 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.43%) Confluence
13 1 (0.43%) DNN
Applications
1 8 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.87%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) Intranet
1 3 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.61%) MySQL
3 10 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.87%) MS Access
10 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 21 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 19 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.90%) Maven
6 7 (3.03%) Selenium
7 4 (1.73%) JIRA
7 4 (1.73%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.30%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.30%) RSpec
8 3 (1.30%) Subversion
9 2 (0.87%) NUnit
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.43%) Grunt
10 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.43%) MSTest
10 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 34 (14.72%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.19%) Marketing
3 11 (4.76%) Electronics
3 11 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.03%) Retail
5 4 (1.73%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 212 (91.77%) Developer
2 58 (25.11%) .NET Developer
3 29 (12.55%) PHP Developer
4 28 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
5 27 (11.69%) Web Developer
6 23 (9.96%) Java Developer
7 21 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 18 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (6.93%) Software Engineer
11 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
14 10 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 8 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
16 8 (3.46%) Software Developer
17 6 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
18 5 (2.16%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (74.89%) HTML
2 142 (61.47%) CSS
3 117 (50.65%) .NET
4 94 (40.69%) HTML5
5 86 (37.23%) ASP.NET
6 47 (20.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (20.35%) CSS3
7 38 (16.45%) Web Services
8 35 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (13.85%) .NET Framework
9 32 (13.85%) AngularJS
10 26 (11.26%) Ajax
11 24 (10.39%) Doctrine
12 22 (9.52%) WCF
12 22 (9.52%) XML
13 21 (9.09%) Zend Framework
14 19 (8.23%) Spring
14 19 (8.23%) Sass
14 19 (8.23%) Backbone.js
15 17 (7.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.63%) User Experience
2 11 (4.76%) DTV
3 6 (2.60%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.16%) Open Source
5 4 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.30%) W3C
6 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.87%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.43%) Animation
8 1 (0.43%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.32%) Linux
2 27 (11.69%) CentOS
3 13 (5.63%) Windows
4 10 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.16%) Android
6 4 (1.73%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.87%) Fedora
8 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (39.83%) MVC
2 90 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.29%) TDD
4 27 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (11.69%) Software Engineering
5 25 (10.82%) Scrum
6 23 (9.96%) Mentoring
6 23 (9.96%) OO
7 19 (8.23%) BDD
8 18 (7.79%) Web Development
9 17 (7.36%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.93%) Refactoring
10 16 (6.93%) Automated Testing
11 15 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (6.06%) Content Management
12 14 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (4.76%) Programme Management
14 10 (4.33%) OOP
14 10 (4.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 205 (88.74%) JavaScript
2 87 (37.66%) C#
3 61 (26.41%) SQL
4 54 (23.38%) PHP
5 47 (20.35%) Java
6 15 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.60%) Python
9 6 (2.60%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.16%) PHP5
10 5 (2.16%) Ruby
11 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.87%) VBScript
11 2 (0.87%) VB
11 2 (0.87%) C++
11 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.43%) XPath
12 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.46%) 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 2 (0.87%) WAI
2 1 (0.43%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) WCAG
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.12%) Zend
3 12 (5.19%) Oracle
4 11 (4.76%) SAP
5 6 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.87%) IBM
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.87%) Apple
6 2 (0.87%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
7 1 (0.43%) Ektron
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) Telerik
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
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