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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 50 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1895 2218 1973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.55% 4.19% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.15% 15.22% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1520 1251
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 70
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -21.42%

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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 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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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 -7 1774 £340 -2.85% 1274
London -1 861 £363 -3.33% 372
South East -9 271 £325 - 219
City of London -16 185 £360 -9.14% 98
Yorkshire +2 173 £325 - 133
West Yorkshire 0 122 £325 -3.70% 84
North West -16 109 £330 - 180
South West -14 103 £325 - 88
West Midlands -7 92 £315 +5.00% 93
Leeds -2 87 £325 -7.14% 48
East of England -20 83 £350 - 83
Berkshire -10 67 £350 +7.69% 29
Scotland -22 66 £325 -7.14% 28
Bristol +3 58 £313 -3.84% 21
East Midlands -18 56 £285 +1.78% 76
Manchester -18 51 £325 -7.14% 87
Cheshire +19 48 £340 +0.74% 48
Buckinghamshire +16 47 £310 +3.33% 28
Hampshire -18 47 £330 +2.32% 42
Edinburgh +1 39 £313 -10.71% 13
Wales +1 37 £360 -0.62% 15
Hertfordshire +3 35 £368 -2.00% 16
Milton Keynes +18 34 £320 -8.57% 18
Cambridgeshire -19 30 £325 -10.34% 36
Birmingham -21 30 £300 - 27
Reading -8 28 £363 +20.83% 13
Oxfordshire -15 28 £400 +28.00% 31
Surrey -18 28 £338 -11.18% 47
North Yorkshire +7 27 £375 +7.14% 21
South Wales -1 27 £360 +1.12% 12

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3297 (84.26%) JavaScript
2 3053 (78.02%) HTML
3 2938 (75.08%) CSS
4 1734 (44.31%) HTML5
5 1593 (40.71%) .NET
6 1584 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 1423 (36.37%) C#
8 1414 (36.14%) MVC
9 1299 (33.20%) CSS3
10 1181 (30.18%) ASP.NET
11 960 (24.53%) SQL Server
12 920 (23.51%) AngularJS
13 856 (21.88%) SQL
14 840 (21.47%) TDD
15 806 (20.60%) Java
16 756 (19.32%) Ajax
17 664 (16.97%) OO
18 636 (16.25%) Web Services
19 583 (14.90%) PHP
20 577 (14.75%) XML
21 565 (14.44%) Scrum
22 547 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
23 538 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 533 (13.62%) .NET Framework
25 512 (13.08%) Git (software)
26 455 (11.63%) Microsoft
27 431 (11.01%) MySQL
28 428 (10.94%) Visual Studio
29 413 (10.55%) User Experience
30 401 (10.25%) JSON

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 396 (10.12%) CMS
2 339 (8.66%) Node.js
3 236 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 170 (4.34%) Apache
5 140 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 126 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 120 (3.07%) IIS
8 115 (2.94%) WordPress
9 110 (2.81%) Umbraco
10 98 (2.50%) Drupal
11 87 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 80 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 76 (1.94%) JBoss
14 72 (1.84%) WebSphere
15 68 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 63 (1.61%) WebLogic
17 47 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
18 46 (1.18%) nginx
19 41 (1.05%) Confluence
20 39 (1.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 248 (6.34%) Photoshop
2 134 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 82 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 52 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (0.82%) MS Office
6 21 (0.54%) Fireworks
7 16 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.26%) InDesign
10 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.18%) GIMP
12 6 (0.15%) Mingle
13 5 (0.13%) MS Project
13 5 (0.13%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.13%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
15 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 55 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.95%) Magento
3 16 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.26%) Tridion
5 7 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.026%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.026%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 122 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.15%) GitHub
4 40 (1.02%) SaaS
5 27 (0.69%) Office 365
6 21 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.28%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.28%) Heroku
8 11 (0.28%) Force.com
9 10 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.10%) PaaS
12 4 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (2.66%) Internet
2 95 (2.43%) HTTP
3 89 (2.27%) Intranet
4 12 (0.31%) Firewall
5 11 (0.28%) Extranet
6 10 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.20%) SSL
8 7 (0.18%) LDAP
8 7 (0.18%) VPN
9 6 (0.15%) SMS
10 5 (0.13%) DNS
11 4 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.10%) DAB
12 3 (0.077%) FTP
12 3 (0.077%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.077%) DMZ
13 2 (0.051%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.051%) SAN
13 2 (0.051%) Skype
14 1 (0.026%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 960 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 431 (11.01%) MySQL
3 220 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 147 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 135 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 123 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 104 (2.66%) Oracle Database
8 93 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 89 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 83 (2.12%) NoSQL
11 78 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 45 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 45 (1.15%) Redis
14 35 (0.89%) RDBMS
15 30 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (0.74%) Big Data
16 29 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 512 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 428 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 274 (7.00%) Subversion
4 229 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 216 (5.52%) Grunt
6 177 (4.52%) Jasmine
7 164 (4.19%) Selenium
8 126 (3.22%) Jenkins
9 122 (3.12%) JIRA
10 121 (3.09%) NUnit
11 119 (3.04%) Maven
12 111 (2.84%) JUnit
13 73 (1.87%) Eclipse
14 72 (1.84%) Ant
15 70 (1.79%) Bower
16 65 (1.66%) Cucumber
17 50 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
18 49 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
19 47 (1.20%) TeamCity
20 45 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 395 (10.09%) Finance
2 149 (3.81%) Banking
3 142 (3.63%) Marketing
4 97 (2.48%) Retail
5 85 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 78 (1.99%) Publishing
7 66 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 60 (1.53%) Games
9 41 (1.05%) Advertising
10 32 (0.82%) Back Office
11 30 (0.77%) Legal
12 26 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.64%) Electronics
14 18 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 14 (0.36%) Automotive
16 12 (0.31%) Front Office
17 11 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.20%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.20%) Law
19 7 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 3405 (87.02%) Developer
2 779 (19.91%) .NET Developer
3 631 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
4 543 (13.88%) Web Developer
5 373 (9.53%) C# Developer
6 297 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 296 (7.56%) Java Developer
8 255 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 255 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 249 (6.36%) PHP Developer
10 227 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 180 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 147 (3.76%) Designer
13 143 (3.65%) UI Developer
14 138 (3.53%) UI Programmer
15 133 (3.40%) SharePoint Developer
16 94 (2.40%) Front-End Web Developer
17 76 (1.94%) .NET Web Developer
18 75 (1.92%) Software Engineer
19 71 (1.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3053 (78.02%) HTML
2 2938 (75.08%) CSS
3 1734 (44.31%) HTML5
4 1593 (40.71%) .NET
5 1299 (33.20%) CSS3
6 1181 (30.18%) ASP.NET
7 920 (23.51%) AngularJS
8 756 (19.32%) Ajax
9 636 (16.25%) Web Services
10 577 (14.75%) XML
11 547 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 538 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 533 (13.62%) .NET Framework
14 401 (10.25%) JSON
15 392 (10.02%) WCF
16 386 (9.86%) Backbone.js
17 341 (8.71%) Entity Framework
18 331 (8.46%) Sass
19 313 (8.00%) Spring
20 250 (6.39%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 413 (10.55%) User Experience
2 124 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 107 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 103 (2.63%) W3C
5 73 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 51 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (1.28%) Social Media
9 47 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 45 (1.15%) Digital Media
11 36 (0.92%) Graphic Design
12 28 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
13 27 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 24 (0.61%) RIA
15 22 (0.56%) NHS
16 21 (0.54%) iPad
17 20 (0.51%) Web 2.0
18 19 (0.49%) Algorithms
18 19 (0.49%) Management Information System
19 16 (0.41%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 275 (7.03%) Linux
2 181 (4.63%) Windows
3 104 (2.66%) UNIX
4 91 (2.33%) Android
5 78 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 45 (1.15%) CentOS
7 18 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.18%) AIX
13 7 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
14 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1584 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1414 (36.14%) MVC
3 840 (21.47%) TDD
4 664 (16.97%) OO
5 565 (14.44%) Scrum
6 392 (10.02%) Web Development
6 392 (10.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 345 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 333 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 294 (7.51%) BDD
10 268 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 261 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 257 (6.57%) OOP
13 183 (4.68%) SDLC
14 181 (4.63%) Web Design
15 174 (4.45%) SOA
16 171 (4.37%) Content Management
17 121 (3.09%) CRM
18 113 (2.89%) Mentoring
19 107 (2.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3297 (84.26%) JavaScript
2 1423 (36.37%) C#
3 856 (21.88%) SQL
4 806 (20.60%) Java
5 583 (14.90%) PHP
6 198 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 139 (3.55%) Ruby
8 111 (2.84%) Python
9 79 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 76 (1.94%) PHP5
11 62 (1.58%) PL/SQL
12 47 (1.20%) Scala
13 45 (1.15%) C
14 41 (1.05%) Perl
15 37 (0.95%) PowerShell
16 35 (0.89%) Objective-C
16 35 (0.89%) XPath
17 33 (0.84%) C++
18 32 (0.82%) TypeScript
19 30 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 192 (4.91%) Degree
2 142 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 71 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 36 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.23%) MCSD
6 9 (0.23%) MCP
6 9 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.18%) MCAD
8 6 (0.15%) HND
9 4 (0.10%) MCITP
10 3 (0.077%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.051%) MCPD
11 2 (0.051%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.026%) ISEB
12 1 (0.026%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.026%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.026%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.026%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.026%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.17%) QA
2 10 (0.26%) WCAG
3 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.20%) WAI
5 3 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.077%) SLA
6 2 (0.051%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.051%) HL7
6 2 (0.051%) EMIR
7 1 (0.026%) GxP
7 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (0.43%) Varnish
2 10 (0.26%) vCloud
3 9 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.15%) Docker
5 5 (0.13%) Firmware
5 5 (0.13%) Squid
6 3 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.026%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.026%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (0.95%) Puppet
2 27 (0.69%) Ansible
3 17 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.41%) Salt
5 14 (0.36%) Rundeck
6 9 (0.23%) Kibana
6 9 (0.23%) logstash
6 9 (0.23%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.18%) Plesk
8 6 (0.15%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.13%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.077%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.077%) Control-M
11 3 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.051%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.026%) Graphite
Vendors
1 455 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 289 (7.39%) Oracle
3 234 (5.98%) Adobe
4 111 (2.84%) Sitecore
5 107 (2.73%) Zend
6 99 (2.53%) Google
7 61 (1.56%) Twitter
8 57 (1.46%) Telerik
9 45 (1.15%) hybris
10 40 (1.02%) IBM
11 32 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (0.72%) EPiServer
13 26 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 25 (0.64%) SAP
15 24 (0.61%) Facebook
16 23 (0.59%) VMware
17 22 (0.56%) Sencha
17 22 (0.56%) OpenText
17 22 (0.56%) Talend
18 21 (0.54%) Apple
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £33.55 - £45.55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £440 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Point IT
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £275 - £330 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ThreePeople
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday