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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 47 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2267 2257 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.02% 4.23% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.52% 14.84% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1555 1314
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 45
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.40 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.20 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.28 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +11.11%

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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -4 2106 £350 +2.63% 1170
London +2 1028 £400 +6.95% 399
South East -8 306 £325 -1.51% 196
City of London +1 224 £413 +17.85% 106
East of England +1 164 £326 -13.00% 82
South West -6 145 £325 -4.41% 99
North West -4 135 £325 +8.33% 141
West Midlands -14 108 £300 +9.09% 64
Yorkshire +2 105 £290 -1.69% 107
Scotland +7 102 £350 +7.69% 57
Manchester +3 91 £325 +8.33% 76
Berkshire -14 81 £370 +13.84% 36
West Yorkshire +10 75 £295 -1.66% 53
East Midlands +4 66 £275 -1.34% 59
Cambridgeshire +9 62 £360 -5.88% 29
Leeds +6 58 £275 -5.17% 31
Bristol +6 58 £375 +15.38% 24
Edinburgh +2 58 £358 +17.69% 20
Surrey +15 50 £305 -7.57% 33
Hampshire -31 50 £356 -1.72% 42
Cambridge +8 38 £400 +6.66% 22
Norfolk +18 35 £265 - 7
Buckinghamshire -7 35 £300 -17.24% 22
Leicestershire +10 34 £273 -0.90% 17
North East +4 32 £325 +14.53% 22
Reading +5 31 £376 +0.33% 13
Norwich +11 30 £255 - 7
Hertfordshire -15 30 £360 -4.00% 12
Wiltshire +2 29 £288 -8.00% 26
Birmingham -3 29 £300 +12.14% 21

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3671 (81.96%) JavaScript
2 3526 (78.72%) HTML
3 3327 (74.28%) CSS
4 1919 (42.84%) HTML5
5 1699 (37.93%) .NET
6 1531 (34.18%) MVC
7 1502 (33.53%) C#
8 1346 (30.05%) CSS3
9 1265 (28.24%) ASP.NET
10 1042 (23.26%) SQL Server
11 1009 (22.53%) Ajax
12 964 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
13 859 (19.18%) SQL
14 843 (18.82%) Java
15 825 (18.42%) PHP
15 825 (18.42%) TDD
16 784 (17.50%) XML
17 762 (17.01%) OO
18 739 (16.50%) Web Services
19 658 (14.69%) MySQL
20 653 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 592 (13.22%) Web Development
22 567 (12.66%) Scrum
23 554 (12.37%) AngularJS
24 533 (11.90%) Git (software)
25 525 (11.72%) .NET Framework
25 525 (11.72%) Responsive Web Design
26 484 (10.81%) Microsoft
27 479 (10.69%) JSON
28 473 (10.56%) Finance

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 466 (10.40%) CMS
2 293 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 269 (6.01%) Apache
4 212 (4.73%) Node.js
5 181 (4.04%) IIS
6 159 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 148 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 138 (3.08%) Drupal
9 123 (2.75%) Umbraco
10 113 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 109 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 106 (2.37%) WordPress
13 64 (1.43%) WebLogic
14 57 (1.27%) Confluence
15 53 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
16 52 (1.16%) WebSphere
17 37 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
18 30 (0.67%) Apache Solr
19 23 (0.51%) Joomla!
20 20 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 286 (6.39%) Photoshop
2 145 (3.24%) MS Excel
3 114 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (1.00%) InfoPath
5 35 (0.78%) MS Office
6 26 (0.58%) Fireworks
7 11 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.13%) InDesign
9 4 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.067%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.045%) GIMP
11 2 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.045%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.022%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 60 (1.34%) Magento
2 33 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
6 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.11%) Shopify
9 5 (0.11%) Tridion
10 4 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.089%) Agresso
11 3 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.067%) Remedy AR System
12 2 (0.045%) SunGard GMI
12 2 (0.045%) osCommerce
12 2 (0.045%) Markit EDM
13 1 (0.022%) Zen Cart
13 1 (0.022%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 66 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (0.85%) SaaS
3 38 (0.85%) GitHub
4 20 (0.45%) Office 365
5 19 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
6 13 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.089%) PaaS
9 3 (0.067%) Heroku
9 3 (0.067%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.045%) Force.com
10 2 (0.045%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.022%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.022%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 132 (2.95%) Internet
2 122 (2.72%) HTTP
3 77 (1.72%) Intranet
4 29 (0.65%) Extranet
5 20 (0.45%) SMTP
6 17 (0.38%) SSH
7 15 (0.33%) FTP
8 14 (0.31%) LDAP
9 11 (0.25%) DNS
9 11 (0.25%) SSL
10 10 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.20%) VoIP
11 9 (0.20%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.13%) AMQP
12 6 (0.13%) Firewall
13 5 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.11%) DMZ
13 5 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
14 4 (0.089%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.089%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1042 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 658 (14.69%) MySQL
3 279 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 140 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 135 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 111 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 107 (2.39%) MongoDB
9 90 (2.01%) Oracle Database
10 80 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 66 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 60 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 47 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (0.89%) Big Data
15 38 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
16 35 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (0.58%) Hadoop
18 23 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
19 19 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
20 18 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 533 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 428 (9.56%) Subversion
3 377 (8.42%) Visual Studio
4 212 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 187 (4.18%) Maven
6 179 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 152 (3.39%) JUnit
8 135 (3.01%) Jenkins
9 130 (2.90%) JIRA
10 127 (2.84%) Eclipse
11 118 (2.63%) NUnit
12 116 (2.59%) Grunt
13 104 (2.32%) Selenium
14 83 (1.85%) Cucumber
15 76 (1.70%) Ant
16 65 (1.45%) PHPUnit
17 52 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
18 49 (1.09%) SpecFlow
19 48 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
20 45 (1.00%) QUnit
General
1 473 (10.56%) Finance
2 166 (3.71%) Marketing
3 165 (3.68%) Banking
4 140 (3.13%) Retail
5 95 (2.12%) Publishing
6 85 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 62 (1.38%) Games
8 61 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 52 (1.16%) Advertising
10 47 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.83%) Legal
12 33 (0.74%) Front Office
13 30 (0.67%) Electronics
14 29 (0.65%) Back Office
15 17 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.27%) French Language
17 11 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 11 (0.25%) Automotive
18 8 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 4000 (89.31%) Developer
2 872 (19.47%) Front-End Developer
3 809 (18.06%) .NET Developer
4 753 (16.81%) Web Developer
5 416 (9.29%) C# Developer
6 367 (8.19%) Java Developer
7 362 (8.08%) PHP Developer
8 335 (7.48%) Senior Developer
9 311 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 295 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 231 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
12 205 (4.58%) UI Developer
12 205 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 191 (4.26%) UI Programmer
14 166 (3.71%) Front-End Web Developer
15 161 (3.59%) Designer
16 154 (3.44%) SharePoint Developer
17 96 (2.14%) Software Developer
18 89 (1.99%) .NET Web Developer
19 84 (1.88%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3526 (78.72%) HTML
2 3327 (74.28%) CSS
3 1919 (42.84%) HTML5
4 1699 (37.93%) .NET
5 1346 (30.05%) CSS3
6 1265 (28.24%) ASP.NET
7 1009 (22.53%) Ajax
8 784 (17.50%) XML
9 739 (16.50%) Web Services
10 653 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 554 (12.37%) AngularJS
12 525 (11.72%) .NET Framework
13 479 (10.69%) JSON
14 444 (9.91%) Spring
15 438 (9.78%) Backbone.js
16 429 (9.58%) WCF
17 386 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 339 (7.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 322 (7.19%) REST
20 282 (6.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 174 (3.88%) Open Source
2 155 (3.46%) Mobile App
3 125 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 97 (2.17%) W3C
5 66 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
7 48 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 46 (1.03%) Social Media
9 45 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 41 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 41 (0.92%) GIS
11 29 (0.65%) DTV
12 26 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 25 (0.56%) Web 2.0
14 24 (0.54%) iPad
14 24 (0.54%) Blog
15 17 (0.38%) E-Learning
16 16 (0.36%) Social Network
16 16 (0.36%) RIA
16 16 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 406 (9.06%) Linux
2 238 (5.31%) Windows
3 214 (4.78%) UNIX
4 110 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 92 (2.05%) Android
6 57 (1.27%) CentOS
7 35 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.71%) Solaris
9 27 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.31%) Fedora
12 14 (0.31%) AIX
13 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.20%) Debian
14 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.18%) HPUX
14 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1531 (34.18%) MVC
2 964 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 825 (18.42%) TDD
4 762 (17.01%) OO
5 592 (13.22%) Web Development
6 567 (12.66%) Scrum
7 525 (11.72%) Responsive Web Design
8 420 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 321 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
10 320 (7.14%) OOP
11 311 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 287 (6.41%) BDD
13 283 (6.32%) Web Design
14 210 (4.69%) Software Engineering
15 182 (4.06%) Content Management
16 128 (2.86%) SOA
17 123 (2.75%) SEO
18 111 (2.48%) Project Management
19 99 (2.21%) Workflow
20 97 (2.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3671 (81.96%) JavaScript
2 1502 (33.53%) C#
3 859 (19.18%) SQL
4 843 (18.82%) Java
5 825 (18.42%) PHP
6 236 (5.27%) T-SQL
7 165 (3.68%) Python
8 153 (3.42%) Ruby
9 146 (3.26%) PHP5
10 136 (3.04%) VB.NET
11 116 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 77 (1.72%) Perl
13 75 (1.67%) C++
14 67 (1.50%) C
15 56 (1.25%) Scala
16 53 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 49 (1.09%) VB
18 42 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 34 (0.76%) VBScript
20 30 (0.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 264 (5.89%) Degree
2 83 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 40 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.29%) MCITP
5 13 (0.29%) MCTS
6 11 (0.25%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.22%) MCSD
8 6 (0.13%) MCP
9 4 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.067%) MCAD
10 3 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.067%) MBA
10 3 (0.067%) MCPD
11 2 (0.045%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.045%) PhD
12 1 (0.022%) GISP
12 1 (0.022%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.022%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (3.39%) QA
2 36 (0.80%) WCAG
3 26 (0.58%) WAI
4 18 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.20%) SLA
6 4 (0.089%) HL7
6 4 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.022%) Section 508
8 1 (0.022%) EMIR
8 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.022%) Basel III
8 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.40%) Varnish
3 9 (0.20%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.089%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.089%) vCloud
5 2 (0.045%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.045%) UAG
5 2 (0.045%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.045%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.022%) RHEV
6 1 (0.022%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (0.51%) Puppet
2 22 (0.49%) OpenSSO
3 20 (0.45%) Capistrano
4 12 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.20%) Ansible
6 6 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.11%) Control-M
7 5 (0.11%) Nagios
7 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.067%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.045%) SCOM
9 2 (0.045%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.045%) Cacti
9 2 (0.045%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.045%) logstash
10 1 (0.022%) Kibana
10 1 (0.022%) Salt
10 1 (0.022%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.022%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 484 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 357 (7.97%) Oracle
3 194 (4.33%) Zend
4 179 (4.00%) Adobe
5 127 (2.84%) Sitecore
6 106 (2.37%) Twitter
7 77 (1.72%) Google
7 77 (1.72%) hybris
8 68 (1.52%) JBoss
9 57 (1.27%) EPiServer
10 38 (0.85%) SAP
11 33 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 32 (0.71%) Facebook
13 30 (0.67%) Rackspace
14 27 (0.60%) Telerik
15 26 (0.58%) Sencha
16 25 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.51%) Orchard
18 22 (0.49%) IBM
19 21 (0.47%) Ektron
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Net Talent
Posted: 54 minutes ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £21000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 month Contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TGAC
Rate: From £29,500 to £32,780 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago