The table below looks at the statistics for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 46 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2110 2115 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.13% 4.39% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.27% 16.30% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 1386 1196
Average daily rate
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£363 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 29
Average hourly rate £27.35 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.27 £18.60 £18.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £47.90 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing jQuery within the UK.

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in the UK

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing jQuery within the UK.

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

jQuery
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

jQuery Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

jQuery
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
England -5 1920 £360 +6.66% 1290
London -10 818 £400 +6.66% 365
South East +6 438 £350 +2.94% 216
City of London +8 220 £413 +3.12% 112
North West -8 138 £319 -1.92% 187
South West -14 127 £375 +15.38% 135
Yorkshire +2 121 £325 +3.17% 113
Scotland -3 112 £358 +26.54% 39
East of England +5 111 £375 +15.38% 99
Berkshire -5 87 £325 - 60
Surrey +13 78 £419 +35.08% 26
Manchester -2 76 £311 -11.07% 103
West Yorkshire -1 73 £330 +3.12% 70
Buckinghamshire +10 71 £350 -10.25% 26
Hampshire -13 67 £350 -5.40% 36
West Midlands -10 63 £330 +32.00% 73
East Midlands -9 62 £300 +1.77% 74
Leeds -8 59 £330 +1.53% 48
East Sussex +4 57 £235 -6.00% 7
Edinburgh +5 55 £375 +20.00% 9
Bristol 0 55 £400 +23.07% 35
Brighton +1 53 £213 -15.00% 6
Milton Keynes 0 48 £340 -15.00% 21
Cambridgeshire 0 45 £375 +15.38% 30
Reading -1 45 £338 +3.84% 26
Glasgow +1 41 £340 +43.15% 26
Hertfordshire +6 40 £350 -11.39% 25
North East +13 39 £350 +33.33% 25
Cheshire -1 33 £300 +0.08% 39
Leicestershire -4 29 £275 +7.84% 26

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3652 (82.85%) JavaScript
2 3523 (79.92%) HTML
3 3326 (75.45%) CSS
4 1934 (43.87%) HTML5
5 1672 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 1595 (36.18%) .NET
7 1497 (33.96%) MVC
8 1430 (32.44%) C#
9 1394 (31.62%) CSS3
10 1172 (26.59%) ASP.NET
11 990 (22.46%) SQL Server
12 982 (22.28%) SQL
13 946 (21.46%) Ajax
14 836 (18.97%) TDD
15 831 (18.85%) Java
16 826 (18.74%) PHP
17 749 (16.99%) XML
18 748 (16.97%) AngularJS
19 732 (16.61%) OO
20 662 (15.02%) Web Services
21 645 (14.63%) Git (software)
22 615 (13.95%) Scrum
23 604 (13.70%) MySQL
24 561 (12.73%) Microsoft
25 553 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
26 525 (11.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 506 (11.48%) .NET Framework
28 489 (11.09%) Web Development
29 484 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
30 473 (10.73%) Finance

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 468 (10.62%) CMS
2 305 (6.92%) Node.js
3 293 (6.65%) Apache
4 283 (6.42%) SharePoint
5 161 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 161 (3.65%) Drupal
6 142 (3.22%) IIS
7 130 (2.95%) WordPress
8 124 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 113 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 94 (2.13%) Umbraco
11 85 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
12 79 (1.79%) JBoss
13 55 (1.25%) WebLogic
14 50 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
15 48 (1.09%) nginx
15 48 (1.09%) Apache Solr
16 41 (0.93%) Confluence
16 41 (0.93%) WebSphere
17 36 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 281 (6.37%) Photoshop
2 171 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 132 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 79 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 47 (1.07%) MS Office
6 26 (0.59%) Fireworks
7 22 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (0.20%) Mingle
11 7 (0.16%) InDesign
11 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.14%) GIMP
13 4 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.068%) MS Project
15 2 (0.045%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.023%) QuarkXPress
16 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 76 (1.72%) Magento
2 64 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
6 7 (0.16%) Tridion
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.091%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.068%) Shopify
9 2 (0.045%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.023%) Radian6
10 1 (0.023%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.023%) Agresso
10 1 (0.023%) Summit
10 1 (0.023%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.023%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (0.77%) GitHub
4 30 (0.68%) Office 365
5 26 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (0.54%) SaaS
7 18 (0.41%) Heroku
8 17 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.18%) Force.com
10 8 (0.18%) Basecamp
11 7 (0.16%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.16%) PaaS
12 5 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.068%) IaaS
13 3 (0.068%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.045%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.023%) Yammer
15 1 (0.023%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 127 (2.88%) HTTP
2 100 (2.27%) Intranet
3 92 (2.09%) Internet
4 22 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 18 (0.41%) Extranet
6 11 (0.25%) Wireshark
7 10 (0.23%) SSH
8 9 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.20%) FTP
8 9 (0.20%) Firewall
9 8 (0.18%) SSL
10 7 (0.16%) SMTP
11 6 (0.14%) LDAP
12 4 (0.091%) VPN
13 3 (0.068%) PBX
13 3 (0.068%) VoIP
13 3 (0.068%) DVB
13 3 (0.068%) DNS
13 3 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.068%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 990 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 604 (13.70%) MySQL
3 247 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 160 (3.63%) Oracle Database
5 132 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 132 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 130 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 128 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 106 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 99 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 94 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 67 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 53 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 51 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 47 (1.07%) Big Data
16 33 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
17 31 (0.70%) Redis
18 28 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
19 27 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 645 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 427 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 386 (8.76%) Subversion
4 292 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 204 (4.63%) Jasmine
6 169 (3.83%) Grunt
7 168 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 165 (3.74%) JIRA
9 159 (3.61%) Selenium
10 148 (3.36%) JUnit
11 123 (2.79%) Maven
12 113 (2.56%) Eclipse
13 111 (2.52%) PHPUnit
14 105 (2.38%) Cucumber
15 103 (2.34%) NUnit
16 74 (1.68%) Dreamweaver
17 71 (1.61%) Ant
18 65 (1.47%) Moq
19 62 (1.41%) Axure RP
20 54 (1.23%) QUnit
General
1 473 (10.73%) Finance
2 212 (4.81%) Banking
3 176 (3.99%) Marketing
4 98 (2.22%) Retail
5 80 (1.81%) Publishing
6 69 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 67 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.32%) Games
9 51 (1.16%) Advertising
10 35 (0.79%) Legal
11 30 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.61%) Back Office
13 23 (0.52%) Electronics
14 14 (0.32%) Front Office
14 14 (0.32%) Law
15 11 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.20%) Automotive
18 6 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3797 (86.14%) Developer
2 794 (18.01%) Front-End Developer
3 751 (17.04%) .NET Developer
4 590 (13.38%) Web Developer
5 413 (9.37%) C# Developer
6 389 (8.82%) PHP Developer
7 358 (8.12%) Senior Developer
8 315 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 309 (7.01%) Java Developer
10 242 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 228 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 188 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 185 (4.20%) Designer
14 159 (3.61%) UI Developer
15 157 (3.56%) UI Programmer
16 140 (3.18%) SharePoint Developer
17 94 (2.13%) Architect
18 92 (2.09%) Front-End Web Developer
19 86 (1.95%) Software Developer
20 81 (1.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3523 (79.92%) HTML
2 3326 (75.45%) CSS
3 1934 (43.87%) HTML5
4 1595 (36.18%) .NET
5 1394 (31.62%) CSS3
6 1172 (26.59%) ASP.NET
7 946 (21.46%) Ajax
8 749 (16.99%) XML
9 748 (16.97%) AngularJS
10 662 (15.02%) Web Services
11 553 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 525 (11.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 506 (11.48%) .NET Framework
14 457 (10.37%) JSON
15 393 (8.92%) Backbone.js
16 376 (8.53%) Spring
17 372 (8.44%) Sass
18 365 (8.28%) REST
19 354 (8.03%) WCF
20 304 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 442 (10.03%) User Experience
2 185 (4.20%) Open Source
3 146 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 126 (2.86%) W3C
5 121 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 120 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 79 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 53 (1.20%) Social Media
9 48 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
10 47 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 42 (0.95%) N-Tier
13 39 (0.88%) Web 2.0
14 32 (0.73%) Graphic Design
14 32 (0.73%) Management Information System
15 29 (0.66%) NHS
16 27 (0.61%) Algorithms
17 24 (0.54%) Derivative
18 23 (0.52%) DTV
19 21 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 407 (9.23%) Linux
2 207 (4.70%) Windows
3 160 (3.63%) UNIX
4 117 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 104 (2.36%) Android
6 95 (2.16%) CentOS
7 34 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 18 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.41%) AIX
10 16 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.25%) Debian
13 10 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.18%) VMS
14 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
16 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1672 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1497 (33.96%) MVC
3 836 (18.97%) TDD
4 732 (16.61%) OO
5 615 (13.95%) Scrum
6 489 (11.09%) Web Development
7 484 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 369 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
9 351 (7.96%) E-Commerce
10 342 (7.76%) BDD
11 271 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 270 (6.13%) OOP
13 254 (5.76%) Web Design
14 232 (5.26%) Software Engineering
15 203 (4.61%) SOA
16 164 (3.72%) Content Management
17 161 (3.65%) Mentoring
18 125 (2.84%) Project Management
19 117 (2.65%) CRM
20 102 (2.31%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3652 (82.85%) JavaScript
2 1430 (32.44%) C#
3 982 (22.28%) SQL
4 831 (18.85%) Java
5 826 (18.74%) PHP
6 223 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 204 (4.63%) Ruby
8 182 (4.13%) Python
9 112 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 105 (2.38%) PHP5
11 101 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 78 (1.77%) C
13 68 (1.54%) Perl
14 59 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 55 (1.25%) Scala
16 53 (1.20%) VBA
17 52 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 49 (1.11%) C++
19 45 (1.02%) XPath
19 45 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (4.81%) Degree
2 150 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 82 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.16%) MCP
6 7 (0.16%) ISEB
7 6 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.11%) MCITP
9 4 (0.091%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.068%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.068%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.045%) MCTS
11 2 (0.045%) CIPD
11 2 (0.045%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.023%) PhD
12 1 (0.023%) MCSD
12 1 (0.023%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (2.27%) QA
2 21 (0.48%) WCAG
3 17 (0.39%) WAI
4 12 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.25%) SLA
6 3 (0.068%) HL7
7 2 (0.045%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.023%) EMIR
8 1 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.023%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.20%) VMware ESX
2 9 (0.20%) Varnish
3 8 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.18%) vCloud
4 6 (0.14%) Docker
5 2 (0.045%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.045%) Firmware
6 1 (0.023%) RHEV
6 1 (0.023%) Squid
6 1 (0.023%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (1.11%) Puppet
2 34 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.48%) Ansible
4 16 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.27%) Capistrano
7 8 (0.18%) OpenSSO
8 7 (0.16%) logstash
8 7 (0.16%) Salt
9 6 (0.14%) OpenIDM
9 6 (0.14%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.11%) Kibana
10 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.068%) cPanel
11 3 (0.068%) Control-M
11 3 (0.068%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.045%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.045%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.023%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.023%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 561 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 405 (9.19%) Oracle
3 209 (4.74%) Adobe
4 178 (4.04%) Zend
5 135 (3.06%) Google
6 108 (2.45%) Sitecore
7 72 (1.63%) Twitter
8 57 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 55 (1.25%) hybris
10 48 (1.09%) Telerik
11 36 (0.82%) EPiServer
11 36 (0.82%) SAP
12 29 (0.66%) Open Text
13 28 (0.64%) VMware
14 27 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (0.59%) Facebook
16 22 (0.50%) RedDot
17 20 (0.45%) HP
18 19 (0.43%) Orchard
19 18 (0.41%) Sencha
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
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London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
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Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
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West Midlands
Roc Search
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