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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 44 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2306 2389 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.18% 4.63% 3.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.51% 16.63% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1585 1270
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 33
Average hourly rate £28.69 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.02% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £22.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £39.34 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.66%

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 2075 £350 +7.69% 1072
London -7 912 £380 +1.33% 306
South East 0 480 £325 - 213
City of London +5 233 £400 - 115
North West -3 170 £325 +8.33% 143
Scotland -3 147 £350 +21.21% 35
South West -14 133 £375 +23.96% 84
Surrey +19 103 £350 +27.27% 12
Yorkshire -4 102 £325 +8.33% 106
Manchester +4 98 £325 +2.76% 84
Berkshire -17 87 £318 -2.30% 39
East Midlands -1 85 £313 +22.54% 55
East of England -28 84 £331 +16.22% 86
Hampshire -21 82 £339 +4.23% 68
Edinburgh -3 81 £375 +25.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +11 79 £350 +3.70% 12
Bristol +12 75 £400 +15.94% 16
West Midlands -12 74 £325 +22.64% 56
West Yorkshire -12 62 £334 +13.13% 49
Milton Keynes +10 57 £350 -12.50% 8
Glasgow +7 51 £340 +43.15% 17
Leeds -7 51 £334 +9.42% 28
East Sussex +7 47 £190 -20.00% 17
Wales +14 46 £450 +58.73% 11
Brighton +5 43 £188 -21.05% 16
South Wales +20 41 £450 - 7
Reading -8 41 £325 -1.51% 16
Cambridgeshire 0 40 £350 +20.68% 28
Cheshire -4 38 £301 +0.16% 31
North East -3 37 £350 +7.69% 19

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3741 (82.17%) JavaScript
2 3686 (80.96%) HTML
3 3427 (75.27%) CSS
4 2033 (44.65%) HTML5
5 1688 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
6 1631 (35.82%) .NET
7 1510 (33.16%) MVC
8 1445 (31.74%) CSS3
9 1441 (31.65%) C#
10 1205 (26.47%) ASP.NET
11 1005 (22.07%) SQL Server
12 1000 (21.96%) Ajax
13 970 (21.30%) SQL
14 877 (19.26%) PHP
15 826 (18.14%) TDD
16 792 (17.40%) Java
17 781 (17.15%) OO
18 768 (16.87%) XML
19 744 (16.34%) AngularJS
20 662 (14.54%) Web Services
21 659 (14.47%) Git (software)
22 657 (14.43%) MySQL
23 631 (13.86%) Scrum
24 599 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
25 567 (12.45%) Microsoft
26 541 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
27 525 (11.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 518 (11.38%) Web Development
29 499 (10.96%) CMS
30 489 (10.74%) .NET Framework

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 499 (10.96%) CMS
2 315 (6.92%) Node.js
3 311 (6.83%) Apache
4 294 (6.46%) SharePoint
5 172 (3.78%) Drupal
6 161 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 156 (3.43%) IIS
8 132 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 132 (2.90%) WordPress
9 116 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 101 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 94 (2.06%) Umbraco
12 76 (1.67%) JBoss
13 59 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
14 54 (1.19%) Confluence
15 44 (0.97%) WebLogic
16 39 (0.86%) Apache Solr
17 37 (0.81%) nginx
18 36 (0.79%) WebSphere
19 35 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 300 (6.59%) Photoshop
2 168 (3.69%) MS Excel
3 136 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 65 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 53 (1.16%) MS Office
6 32 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 25 (0.55%) Fireworks
8 14 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.15%) Mingle
10 7 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.13%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.11%) GIMP
12 5 (0.11%) InDesign
13 3 (0.066%) MS Project
14 2 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.022%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 83 (1.82%) Magento
2 48 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 22 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
6 10 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 7 (0.15%) Tridion
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.088%) Agresso
9 4 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.066%) Shopify
10 3 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.066%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.044%) ResourceLink
12 1 (0.022%) Zen Cart
12 1 (0.022%) Radian6
12 1 (0.022%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 90 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (0.77%) GitHub
4 31 (0.68%) Office 365
5 26 (0.57%) SaaS
6 16 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.26%) Heroku
8 9 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.18%) PaaS
9 8 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.066%) IaaS
11 3 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.066%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.066%) Force.com
12 1 (0.022%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.022%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 146 (3.21%) HTTP
2 97 (2.13%) Internet
3 94 (2.06%) Intranet
4 28 (0.61%) Extranet
5 21 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 14 (0.31%) SSH
6 14 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.24%) Wireshark
7 11 (0.24%) FTP
8 10 (0.22%) SMTP
9 8 (0.18%) VoIP
10 7 (0.15%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (0.15%) SSL
11 6 (0.13%) Firewall
11 6 (0.13%) PBX
12 4 (0.088%) DNS
13 3 (0.066%) DAB
13 3 (0.066%) DVB
13 3 (0.066%) VPN
14 2 (0.044%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1005 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 657 (14.43%) MySQL
3 256 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 149 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 138 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 125 (2.75%) Relational Database
7 123 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 119 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 105 (2.31%) NoSQL
9 105 (2.31%) MongoDB
10 85 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
11 73 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 59 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 51 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 46 (1.01%) Big Data
15 38 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
16 34 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
17 26 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (0.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 26 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 659 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 423 (9.29%) Subversion
3 416 (9.14%) Visual Studio
4 270 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 205 (4.50%) Jasmine
6 174 (3.82%) Grunt
7 171 (3.76%) Jenkins
8 168 (3.69%) JIRA
9 157 (3.45%) JUnit
10 131 (2.88%) Maven
11 122 (2.68%) Selenium
12 113 (2.48%) PHPUnit
13 109 (2.39%) Eclipse
14 105 (2.31%) NUnit
15 100 (2.20%) Cucumber
16 80 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
17 60 (1.32%) Axure RP
18 59 (1.30%) Moq
18 59 (1.30%) QUnit
19 55 (1.21%) Ant
General
1 479 (10.52%) Finance
2 214 (4.70%) Banking
3 184 (4.04%) Marketing
4 117 (2.57%) Retail
5 85 (1.87%) Publishing
6 71 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 58 (1.27%) Games
8 54 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 53 (1.16%) Advertising
10 36 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 32 (0.70%) Legal
12 23 (0.51%) Back Office
12 23 (0.51%) Electronics
13 22 (0.48%) Front Office
14 14 (0.31%) Law
15 11 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.20%) Automotive
18 7 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3966 (87.11%) Developer
2 917 (20.14%) Front-End Developer
3 741 (16.27%) .NET Developer
4 655 (14.39%) Web Developer
5 417 (9.16%) C# Developer
6 409 (8.98%) PHP Developer
7 388 (8.52%) Senior Developer
8 313 (6.87%) Java Developer
9 309 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 257 (5.64%) JavaScript Developer
11 237 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 182 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 181 (3.98%) UI Developer
14 179 (3.93%) UI Programmer
15 175 (3.84%) Designer
16 146 (3.21%) SharePoint Developer
17 127 (2.79%) Front-End Web Developer
18 97 (2.13%) Software Developer
19 91 (2.00%) Architect
20 73 (1.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3686 (80.96%) HTML
2 3427 (75.27%) CSS
3 2033 (44.65%) HTML5
4 1631 (35.82%) .NET
5 1445 (31.74%) CSS3
6 1205 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 1000 (21.96%) Ajax
8 768 (16.87%) XML
9 744 (16.34%) AngularJS
10 662 (14.54%) Web Services
11 599 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 525 (11.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 489 (10.74%) .NET Framework
14 486 (10.67%) JSON
15 438 (9.62%) Backbone.js
16 381 (8.37%) Spring
17 372 (8.17%) REST
18 365 (8.02%) WCF
19 362 (7.95%) Sass
20 310 (6.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 481 (10.56%) User Experience
2 176 (3.87%) Open Source
3 161 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 148 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 130 (2.86%) W3C
7 76 (1.67%) Digital Media
8 54 (1.19%) Social Media
9 53 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
10 52 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 50 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 46 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 39 (0.86%) Web 2.0
14 32 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 28 (0.61%) NHS
16 25 (0.55%) Algorithms
17 24 (0.53%) iPad
18 23 (0.51%) Graphic Design
18 23 (0.51%) Animation
18 23 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 409 (8.98%) Linux
2 196 (4.30%) Windows
3 170 (3.73%) UNIX
4 122 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 102 (2.24%) Android
6 91 (2.00%) CentOS
7 35 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.35%) AIX
10 15 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.26%) Debian
11 12 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.18%) VMS
13 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.18%) Solaris
14 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1688 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1510 (33.16%) MVC
3 826 (18.14%) TDD
4 781 (17.15%) OO
5 631 (13.86%) Scrum
6 541 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 518 (11.38%) Web Development
8 381 (8.37%) E-Commerce
9 351 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
10 335 (7.36%) BDD
11 273 (6.00%) OOP
12 271 (5.95%) Web Design
13 270 (5.93%) Unit Testing
14 221 (4.85%) Software Engineering
15 188 (4.13%) SOA
16 165 (3.62%) Content Management
17 149 (3.27%) Mentoring
18 121 (2.66%) Project Management
19 116 (2.55%) SEO
20 108 (2.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3741 (82.17%) JavaScript
2 1441 (31.65%) C#
3 970 (21.30%) SQL
4 877 (19.26%) PHP
5 792 (17.40%) Java
6 236 (5.18%) T-SQL
7 170 (3.73%) Python
8 169 (3.71%) Ruby
9 122 (2.68%) PHP5
10 120 (2.64%) VB.NET
11 119 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 85 (1.87%) C
13 75 (1.65%) Perl
14 59 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 57 (1.25%) Scala
16 56 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 56 (1.23%) C++
17 53 (1.16%) VB
18 51 (1.12%) VBA
19 42 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 244 (5.36%) Degree
2 120 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 60 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (0.20%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.15%) ISEB
7 6 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.13%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.11%) MCP
9 4 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.088%) MCITP
10 3 (0.066%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.044%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.044%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.044%) MCTS
11 2 (0.044%) CIPD
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.022%) PhD
12 1 (0.022%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (2.28%) QA
2 30 (0.66%) WCAG
3 20 (0.44%) WAI
4 12 (0.26%) SLA
5 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.088%) HL7
7 1 (0.022%) EMIR
7 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.33%) Varnish
3 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.15%) vCloud
6 6 (0.13%) Docker
7 2 (0.044%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.044%) UAG
8 1 (0.022%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.022%) RHEV
8 1 (0.022%) Squid
8 1 (0.022%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (0.88%) Puppet
2 33 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.37%) Ansible
4 15 (0.33%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.24%) OpenSSO
7 7 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.11%) OpenIDM
8 5 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.11%) cPanel
9 4 (0.088%) logstash
9 4 (0.088%) Salt
10 3 (0.066%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.066%) Nagios
11 2 (0.044%) Cacti
11 2 (0.044%) Kibana
11 2 (0.044%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.022%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.022%) Control-M
Vendors
1 567 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 383 (8.41%) Oracle
3 201 (4.41%) Adobe
3 201 (4.41%) Zend
4 144 (3.16%) Google
5 115 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 92 (2.02%) Twitter
7 53 (1.16%) hybris
8 51 (1.12%) Telerik
9 50 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 37 (0.81%) EPiServer
11 35 (0.77%) SAP
12 33 (0.72%) Facebook
13 27 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (0.55%) VMware
15 24 (0.53%) Sencha
16 23 (0.51%) HP
16 23 (0.51%) Open Text
17 18 (0.40%) RedDot
17 18 (0.40%) IBM
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £263.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £29.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago