The first table below looks at the demand for Mocha skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mocha over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mocha
Rank 563 547 580
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Contract jobs citing Mocha 27 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.051% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.44% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 1
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£475 £388 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +54.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7049 5905 6124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.55% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4537 3701 3586
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 142 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%

Mocha
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mocha within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mocha Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mocha
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mocha Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mocha
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mocha within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Mocha Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mocha
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mocha within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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 -3 27 £475 +22.58% 15
London +17 23 £450 -43.75% 11
City of London +30 3 £378 - 2
South East -17 1 - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Mocha
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mocha 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 Mocha.

1 55 (88.71%) JavaScript
2 49 (79.03%) CSS
3 48 (77.42%) HTML
3 48 (77.42%) TDD
3 48 (77.42%) Jasmine
4 43 (69.35%) Node.js
5 33 (53.23%) Git (software)
6 31 (50.00%) HTML5
6 31 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 30 (48.39%) CSS3
8 28 (45.16%) Java
9 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (38.71%) Sass
10 24 (38.71%) Grunt
11 23 (37.10%) Subversion
12 22 (35.48%) OO
13 20 (32.26%) Backbone.js
14 18 (29.03%) RESTful
15 17 (27.42%) Scrum
15 17 (27.42%) Linux
15 17 (27.42%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (24.19%) UNIX
16 15 (24.19%) jQuery
16 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (22.58%) MVC
18 13 (20.97%) QUnit
18 13 (20.97%) Mustache
19 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
19 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
19 12 (19.35%) Web Design

Mocha
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mocha 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 Mocha. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (69.35%) Node.js
2 5 (8.06%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Heroku
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
1 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.84%) Redis
5 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (77.42%) Jasmine
2 33 (53.23%) Git (software)
3 24 (38.71%) Grunt
4 23 (37.10%) Subversion
5 13 (20.97%) QUnit
6 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (14.52%) JUnit
8 7 (11.29%) Maven
9 5 (8.06%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (8.06%) Bower
10 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
11 2 (3.23%) JIRA
11 2 (3.23%) Firebug
11 2 (3.23%) Yeoman
11 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.61%) PhoneGap
12 1 (1.61%) Gradle
12 1 (1.61%) Calabash
12 1 (1.61%) PhantomJS
12 1 (1.61%) Sinon.JS
General
1 4 (6.45%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Junior
8 1 (1.61%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (79.03%) CSS
2 48 (77.42%) HTML
3 31 (50.00%) HTML5
3 31 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 30 (48.39%) CSS3
5 24 (38.71%) Sass
6 20 (32.26%) Backbone.js
7 18 (29.03%) RESTful
8 15 (24.19%) jQuery
9 13 (20.97%) Mustache
10 11 (17.74%) Web Services
11 8 (12.90%) Grails
11 8 (12.90%) LESS
12 6 (9.68%) Ajax
12 6 (9.68%) JSON
12 6 (9.68%) WebSockets
13 5 (8.06%) REST
13 5 (8.06%) Ember.js
13 5 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Market Risk
2 3 (4.84%) Open Source
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.23%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.23%) Social Media
3 2 (3.23%) BBC
3 2 (3.23%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.61%) New Media
4 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) UNIX
3 9 (14.52%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (77.42%) TDD
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) OO
4 17 (27.42%) Scrum
4 17 (27.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.58%) MVC
7 12 (19.35%) Web Design
8 11 (17.74%) Web Development
8 11 (17.74%) BDD
9 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.06%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.45%) Kanban
12 4 (6.45%) SEO
12 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.84%) iOS Development
13 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
14 2 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (88.71%) JavaScript
2 28 (45.16%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Groovy
4 3 (4.84%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) ECMAScript
4 3 (4.84%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.23%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.23%) OpenIDM
2 2 (3.23%) OpenAM
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) logstash
3 1 (1.61%) Kibana
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Google
2 2 (3.23%) Apple
2 2 (3.23%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.61%) Sencha
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Zend
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