The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mocha
Rank 546 576 545
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Contract jobs citing Mocha 67 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 9 7
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£400 £448 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £810
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015.

Mocha Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mocha
Top 18 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 3 July 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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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 +19 66 £400 -10.61% 15
London +30 56 £425 -5.02% 9
Bristol - 4 £350 -
Croydon - 4 - -
South West - 4 £350 -
North West -13 3 £400 -
City of London -8 2 £475 +25.82% 1
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 3
Leeds - 2 £438 - 1
Chester - 2 £400 -
Manchester -7 1 £313 -
South East -13 1 £450 - 3
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
Worthing - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

Mocha
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 109 (93.16%) JavaScript
2 101 (86.32%) HTML
2 101 (86.32%) CSS
3 88 (75.21%) Node.js
4 86 (73.50%) Jasmine
5 76 (64.96%) HTML5
6 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (62.39%) TDD
7 73 (62.39%) AngularJS
8 66 (56.41%) Grunt
9 55 (47.01%) CSS3
10 48 (41.03%) OO
11 44 (37.61%) jQuery
12 43 (36.75%) Sass
13 39 (33.33%) Backbone.js
13 39 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (33.33%) Java
14 34 (29.06%) gulp
15 30 (25.64%) React
15 30 (25.64%) Git (software)
16 29 (24.79%) Scrum
17 28 (23.93%) Web Services
17 28 (23.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 27 (23.08%) JSON
19 26 (22.22%) Maven
19 26 (22.22%) Ember.js
20 24 (20.51%) Web Development
21 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
21 23 (19.66%) MongoDB
22 22 (18.80%) RESTful

Mocha
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 88 (75.21%) Node.js
2 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.69%) Jetty
4 7 (5.98%) nginx
4 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.27%) Confluence
5 5 (4.27%) CMS
5 5 (4.27%) JBoss
5 5 (4.27%) Apache
6 4 (3.42%) iPlanet
6 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.42%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.42%) Mule
6 4 (3.42%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (3.42%) Tornado
6 4 (3.42%) WildFly
6 4 (3.42%) Mule ESB
6 4 (3.42%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.27%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Heroku
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) HTTP
2 5 (4.27%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (3.42%) AMQP
4 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (7.69%) Redis
4 8 (6.84%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.27%) MySQL
7 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.42%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (3.42%) Riak
7 4 (3.42%) Infinispan
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (73.50%) Jasmine
2 66 (56.41%) Grunt
3 34 (29.06%) gulp
4 30 (25.64%) Git (software)
5 26 (22.22%) Maven
6 20 (17.09%) Bower
7 18 (15.38%) QUnit
8 15 (12.82%) webpack
8 15 (12.82%) Subversion
9 12 (10.26%) Selenium
10 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
11 10 (8.55%) Cucumber
12 9 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (4.27%) SonarQube
13 5 (4.27%) Gerrit
13 5 (4.27%) Gradle
13 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
13 5 (4.27%) JIRA
13 5 (4.27%) JUnit
13 5 (4.27%) JMeter
General
1 11 (9.40%) Banking
2 10 (8.55%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.71%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (80.34%) Developer
2 38 (32.48%) Front-End Developer
3 28 (23.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Architect
7 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Java Architect
9 3 (2.56%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.56%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Technical Leader
10 2 (1.71%) Server Engineer
10 2 (1.71%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (86.32%) HTML
1 101 (86.32%) CSS
2 76 (64.96%) HTML5
3 73 (62.39%) AngularJS
4 55 (47.01%) CSS3
5 44 (37.61%) jQuery
6 43 (36.75%) Sass
7 39 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 30 (25.64%) React
9 28 (23.93%) Web Services
10 27 (23.08%) JSON
11 26 (22.22%) Ember.js
12 22 (18.80%) RESTful
13 19 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (15.38%) XML
15 16 (13.68%) LESS
16 15 (12.82%) koa
16 15 (12.82%) Meteor
16 15 (12.82%) bluebird
17 14 (11.97%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) User Experience
2 18 (15.38%) Social Media
3 10 (8.55%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.42%) W3C
5 3 (2.56%) Social Network
5 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.71%) Replication
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) CentOS
2 7 (5.98%) UNIX
3 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.27%) Android
4 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (62.39%) TDD
3 48 (41.03%) OO
4 39 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (24.79%) Scrum
6 28 (23.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 24 (20.51%) Web Development
8 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
9 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
9 19 (16.24%) Pair Programming
10 18 (15.38%) MVC
10 18 (15.38%) BDD
11 17 (14.53%) Dependency Management
12 11 (9.40%) Analytics
13 7 (5.98%) Web Design
13 7 (5.98%) DevOps
13 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.13%) Open Source
15 5 (4.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 109 (93.16%) JavaScript
2 39 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (5.13%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.27%) SQL
5 3 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
1 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.27%) vCloud
2 4 (3.42%) Squid
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Ansible
1 7 (5.98%) Puppet
2 5 (4.27%) HAProxy
2 5 (4.27%) ZABBIX
2 5 (4.27%) logstash
2 5 (4.27%) Salt
2 5 (4.27%) Kibana
2 5 (4.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) Twitter
2 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.27%) VMware
2 5 (4.27%) Pega
2 5 (4.27%) Splunk
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) Apigee
5 2 (1.71%) Adobe
5 2 (1.71%) Google
5 2 (1.71%) Sencha
6 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
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