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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 52 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1960 2372 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.51% 4.41% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.01% 15.97% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1619 1166
Average daily rate
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£343 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 66
Average hourly rate £24.23 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £19.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £44.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%

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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -11 1822 £340 +0.74% 1396
London -6 879 £363 -3.33% 434
South East -16 280 £325 - 248
City of London -7 203 £360 -4.00% 119
Yorkshire 0 160 £325 +3.17% 137
North West -17 119 £328 +0.76% 198
West Midlands -12 107 £315 +5.00% 87
South West -13 106 £338 +3.84% 84
West Yorkshire -2 100 £325 - 80
Berkshire -10 81 £350 +11.91% 41
East of England -26 77 £331 -1.48% 115
Scotland -26 71 £325 -7.14% 36
Leeds -10 70 £325 -3.70% 48
Manchester -25 60 £325 - 87
East Midlands -23 59 £295 +1.72% 81
Hampshire -20 57 £339 +7.53% 37
Bristol -3 51 £363 +11.53% 22
Buckinghamshire +8 48 £310 -11.42% 24
Edinburgh -11 46 £325 -7.14% 11
Cheshire +12 44 £335 -4.28% 48
Reading -2 40 £334 +16.08% 18
Birmingham -12 40 £300 - 34
Wales -2 38 £375 +3.44% 9
North Yorkshire +11 35 £363 +9.84% 29
Milton Keynes +8 32 £324 -7.50% 9
North East +5 30 £294 -32.85% 18
Surrey -22 29 £350 -7.89% 44
Hertfordshire -10 28 £368 -7.54% 19
Cambridgeshire -22 28 £325 +0.77% 39
East Sussex -3 27 £300 +5.26% 25

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 3403 (84.50%) JavaScript
2 3159 (78.45%) HTML
3 3039 (75.47%) CSS
4 1788 (44.40%) HTML5
5 1610 (39.98%) .NET
6 1568 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1438 (35.71%) C#
8 1410 (35.01%) MVC
9 1329 (33.00%) CSS3
10 1184 (29.40%) ASP.NET
11 968 (24.04%) SQL Server
12 899 (22.32%) SQL
13 871 (21.63%) AngularJS
14 812 (20.16%) Java
15 796 (19.77%) TDD
16 792 (19.67%) Ajax
17 674 (16.74%) OO
18 660 (16.39%) Web Services
19 629 (15.62%) XML
20 618 (15.35%) PHP
21 546 (13.56%) Scrum
22 544 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 533 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
24 517 (12.84%) .NET Framework
25 505 (12.54%) Git (software)
26 495 (12.29%) Microsoft
27 455 (11.30%) Visual Studio
28 445 (11.05%) User Experience
29 438 (10.88%) CMS
30 436 (10.83%) MySQL

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 438 (10.88%) CMS
2 338 (8.39%) Node.js
3 263 (6.53%) SharePoint
4 182 (4.52%) Apache
5 143 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 136 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 130 (3.23%) IIS
8 123 (3.05%) WordPress
9 115 (2.86%) Drupal
10 109 (2.71%) Umbraco
11 91 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 81 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 78 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
14 70 (1.74%) JBoss
14 70 (1.74%) WebSphere
15 64 (1.59%) WebLogic
16 46 (1.14%) nginx
17 41 (1.02%) Apache Solr
17 41 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
18 38 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 260 (6.46%) Photoshop
2 160 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 93 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 66 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 43 (1.07%) MS Office
6 21 (0.52%) Fireworks
7 14 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.32%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.22%) InDesign
10 8 (0.20%) GIMP
11 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.15%) Mingle
13 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.12%) MS Project
14 4 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 69 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.99%) Magento
3 15 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.27%) Tridion
5 9 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.025%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 136 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (1.04%) GitHub
4 35 (0.87%) SaaS
5 34 (0.84%) Office 365
6 21 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.32%) Heroku
10 12 (0.30%) Force.com
11 9 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.12%) PaaS
14 4 (0.099%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.099%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.074%) IaaS
15 3 (0.074%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.66%) Internet
2 99 (2.46%) HTTP
3 97 (2.41%) Intranet
4 16 (0.40%) Firewall
5 14 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.30%) Extranet
7 8 (0.20%) LDAP
8 6 (0.15%) VPN
8 6 (0.15%) SSL
9 5 (0.12%) SMS
10 4 (0.099%) DNS
10 4 (0.099%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.074%) FTP
11 3 (0.074%) DAB
11 3 (0.074%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.050%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.050%) SSH
12 2 (0.050%) Skype
12 2 (0.050%) DVB
12 2 (0.050%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 436 (10.83%) MySQL
3 233 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 137 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 136 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 124 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 121 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 120 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 113 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 89 (2.21%) NoSQL
11 82 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 66 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 52 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 40 (0.99%) Redis
15 38 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
17 32 (0.79%) Big Data
18 28 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
20 24 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 505 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 455 (11.30%) Visual Studio
3 296 (7.35%) Subversion
4 238 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 200 (4.97%) Grunt
6 169 (4.20%) Jasmine
7 144 (3.58%) Selenium
8 142 (3.53%) Jenkins
9 128 (3.18%) JUnit
10 125 (3.10%) JIRA
11 122 (3.03%) Maven
12 111 (2.76%) NUnit
13 79 (1.96%) Eclipse
14 75 (1.86%) Ant
15 59 (1.47%) Bower
16 58 (1.44%) Cucumber
17 56 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
18 54 (1.34%) Axure RP
19 49 (1.22%) PHPUnit
20 47 (1.17%) Moq
General
1 419 (10.40%) Finance
2 179 (4.44%) Banking
3 150 (3.72%) Marketing
4 95 (2.36%) Retail
5 82 (2.04%) Publishing
6 76 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 67 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.42%) Games
9 50 (1.24%) Advertising
10 35 (0.87%) Back Office
11 29 (0.72%) Legal
12 24 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.57%) Electronics
14 20 (0.50%) Multimedia
15 14 (0.35%) Automotive
16 11 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.25%) Front Office
17 10 (0.25%) Law
18 8 (0.20%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.15%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 3511 (87.19%) Developer
2 761 (18.90%) .NET Developer
3 661 (16.41%) Front-End Developer
4 579 (14.38%) Web Developer
5 385 (9.56%) C# Developer
6 298 (7.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 293 (7.28%) Java Developer
8 278 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 270 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 258 (6.41%) PHP Developer
11 210 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 179 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 162 (4.02%) Designer
14 151 (3.75%) UI Developer
15 146 (3.63%) UI Programmer
16 136 (3.38%) SharePoint Developer
17 103 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
18 78 (1.94%) Architect
19 76 (1.89%) .NET Web Developer
20 71 (1.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3159 (78.45%) HTML
2 3039 (75.47%) CSS
3 1788 (44.40%) HTML5
4 1610 (39.98%) .NET
5 1329 (33.00%) CSS3
6 1184 (29.40%) ASP.NET
7 871 (21.63%) AngularJS
8 792 (19.67%) Ajax
9 660 (16.39%) Web Services
10 629 (15.62%) XML
11 544 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 533 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 517 (12.84%) .NET Framework
14 430 (10.68%) JSON
15 402 (9.98%) WCF
16 394 (9.78%) Backbone.js
17 327 (8.12%) Sass
18 319 (7.92%) Entity Framework
18 319 (7.92%) Spring
19 288 (7.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 445 (11.05%) User Experience
2 122 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 117 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 114 (2.83%) W3C
5 113 (2.81%) Open Source
6 86 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 55 (1.37%) Social Media
9 54 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 48 (1.19%) Digital Media
11 44 (1.09%) N-Tier
12 40 (0.99%) Graphic Design
13 28 (0.70%) RIA
13 28 (0.70%) Web 2.0
14 24 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 23 (0.57%) iPad
16 22 (0.55%) NHS
17 21 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
18 20 (0.50%) Algorithms
19 19 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 306 (7.60%) Linux
2 206 (5.12%) Windows
3 127 (3.15%) UNIX
4 92 (2.28%) Android
5 84 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.39%) CentOS
7 19 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.30%) AIX
9 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
15 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.15%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.099%) VMS
16 4 (0.099%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1568 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1410 (35.01%) MVC
3 796 (19.77%) TDD
4 674 (16.74%) OO
5 546 (13.56%) Scrum
6 435 (10.80%) Web Development
7 410 (10.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 328 (8.15%) E-Commerce
9 326 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
10 285 (7.08%) BDD
11 274 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 268 (6.66%) OOP
13 243 (6.03%) Software Engineering
14 197 (4.89%) Web Design
15 182 (4.52%) Content Management
16 171 (4.25%) SOA
17 137 (3.40%) CRM
18 119 (2.96%) Mentoring
19 95 (2.36%) OOD
20 84 (2.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3403 (84.50%) JavaScript
2 1438 (35.71%) C#
3 899 (22.32%) SQL
4 812 (20.16%) Java
5 618 (15.35%) PHP
6 207 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 145 (3.60%) Ruby
8 119 (2.96%) Python
9 80 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 78 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 76 (1.89%) PHP5
12 55 (1.37%) C
13 53 (1.32%) Scala
14 52 (1.29%) VBA
15 43 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 42 (1.04%) VB
17 40 (0.99%) XPath
18 39 (0.97%) Perl
19 36 (0.89%) C++
20 35 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 197 (4.89%) Degree
2 140 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 78 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 37 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.22%) MCSD
5 9 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.17%) MCP
6 7 (0.17%) MCAD
6 7 (0.17%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.15%) MCITP
8 5 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.12%) HND
9 3 (0.074%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.074%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.050%) MCPD
10 2 (0.050%) MCTS
10 2 (0.050%) CIPD
11 1 (0.025%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.025%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.025%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (2.09%) QA
2 16 (0.40%) WCAG
3 9 (0.22%) WAI
3 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.12%) SLA
5 3 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.050%) HL7
6 2 (0.050%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.050%) EMIR
7 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.025%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (0.35%) Varnish
2 9 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.17%) vCloud
5 5 (0.12%) Docker
5 5 (0.12%) Firmware
6 3 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.050%) Squid
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.025%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (0.87%) Puppet
2 23 (0.57%) Ansible
3 15 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.32%) Salt
5 9 (0.22%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.20%) TeamSite
7 7 (0.17%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.17%) logstash
7 7 (0.17%) OpenIDM
7 7 (0.17%) Kibana
8 5 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.12%) Plesk
8 5 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.12%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.074%) Control-M
10 3 (0.074%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.050%) cPanel
12 1 (0.025%) Graphite
Vendors
1 495 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 328 (8.15%) Oracle
3 242 (6.01%) Adobe
4 116 (2.88%) Sitecore
5 110 (2.73%) Google
6 101 (2.51%) Zend
7 63 (1.56%) Twitter
8 52 (1.29%) Telerik
9 39 (0.97%) hybris
9 39 (0.97%) IBM
10 33 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.70%) OpenText
13 27 (0.67%) SAP
13 27 (0.67%) Facebook
14 25 (0.62%) EPiServer
15 23 (0.57%) VMware
15 23 (0.57%) Apple
16 22 (0.55%) Talend
17 21 (0.52%) RedDot
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 32 minutes ago
London
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Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day + 300
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London
Advento Staffing Ltd
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Rate: £170 - £200 per day
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
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Bristol Area
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Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
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