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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mocha
Rank 557 554 590
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Contract jobs citing Mocha 49 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.047% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.40% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 1
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£450 £394 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +57.18%
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 - - -

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
7292 6185 6391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4675 3967 3639
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 132 223
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 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Mocha Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mocha
Top 16 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 29 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 +6 49 £450 +14.28% 10
London +52 46 £450 -43.75% 7
City of London +22 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 4
Alton - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Mocha
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 69 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 58 (74.36%) TDD
2 58 (74.36%) Node.js
3 56 (71.79%) Jasmine
3 56 (71.79%) HTML
4 52 (66.67%) CSS
5 45 (57.69%) AngularJS
6 35 (44.87%) HTML5
7 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
8 33 (42.31%) CSS3
9 26 (33.33%) Grunt
9 26 (33.33%) Java
10 24 (30.77%) Sass
11 23 (29.49%) Linux
11 23 (29.49%) Subversion
12 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (28.21%) OO
13 19 (24.36%) RESTful
14 18 (23.08%) BDD
14 18 (23.08%) Backbone.js
15 16 (20.51%) Scrum
16 15 (19.23%) MVC
16 15 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (17.95%) UNIX
18 13 (16.67%) Mustache
19 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
19 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
19 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
19 12 (15.38%) Web Design

Mocha
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 58 (74.36%) Node.js
2 7 (8.97%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) Redis
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (71.79%) Jasmine
2 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 26 (33.33%) Grunt
4 23 (29.49%) Subversion
5 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 11 (14.10%) QUnit
7 10 (12.82%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (11.54%) JUnit
9 8 (10.26%) Bower
10 5 (6.41%) Selenium
11 4 (5.13%) Maven
11 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
11 4 (5.13%) Yeoman
12 3 (3.85%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (3.85%) PHPUnit
13 2 (2.56%) Firebug
13 2 (2.56%) JIRA
13 2 (2.56%) Metasploit
13 2 (2.56%) JMeter
13 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (79.49%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.28%) Mobile Web Developer
10 1 (1.28%) Head of Testing
10 1 (1.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (71.79%) HTML
2 52 (66.67%) CSS
3 45 (57.69%) AngularJS
4 35 (44.87%) HTML5
5 33 (42.31%) CSS3
6 24 (30.77%) Sass
7 19 (24.36%) RESTful
8 18 (23.08%) Backbone.js
9 13 (16.67%) Mustache
10 12 (15.38%) jQuery
11 11 (14.10%) Grails
12 10 (12.82%) D3.js
12 10 (12.82%) Web Services
13 7 (8.97%) LESS
14 6 (7.69%) OOCSS
15 5 (6.41%) REST
15 5 (6.41%) WebSockets
15 5 (6.41%) HTML5 Canvas
15 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (6.41%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Social Media
3 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.85%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.85%) Animation
4 2 (2.56%) BBC
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.28%) New Media
5 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) UNIX
3 9 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Windows
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) TDD
2 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (28.21%) OO
4 18 (23.08%) BDD
5 16 (20.51%) Scrum
6 15 (19.23%) MVC
6 15 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (15.38%) Web Design
7 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) DevOps
9 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.69%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.41%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (6.41%) SEO
11 5 (6.41%) Kanban
12 4 (5.13%) Load Testing
12 4 (5.13%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (8.97%) Groovy
4 3 (3.85%) SQL
5 2 (2.56%) Ruby
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) PHP
5 2 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Nessus
1 2 (2.56%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) OpenIDM
1 2 (2.56%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.28%) logstash
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Twitter
2 3 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.28%) Facebook
4 1 (1.28%) Sencha
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) Zend
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