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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mocha
Rank 513 540 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing Mocha 65 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.035% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -
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
6844 5801 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.91% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3690 3277
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 204
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 2015.

Mocha Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mocha
Top 10 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 23 January 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 +24 65 £463 +23.33% 14
London +38 48 £475 +18.75% 10
South East -16 9 £450 +38.46% 2
City of London +12 4 £475 +23.37% 4
Berkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -

Mocha
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 107 (94.69%) JavaScript
2 93 (82.30%) TDD
3 89 (78.76%) CSS
4 88 (77.88%) HTML
5 86 (76.11%) AngularJS
6 82 (72.57%) Jasmine
7 78 (69.03%) HTML5
8 73 (64.60%) Node.js
9 71 (62.83%) CSS3
10 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (43.36%) OO
12 41 (36.28%) Backbone.js
13 36 (31.86%) Sass
13 36 (31.86%) BDD
14 31 (27.43%) MVC
15 26 (23.01%) jQuery
16 24 (21.24%) Ember.js
16 24 (21.24%) QUnit
17 23 (20.35%) D3.js
18 22 (19.47%) User Experience
18 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (18.58%) MongoDB
19 21 (18.58%) Linux
19 21 (18.58%) LESS
20 18 (15.93%) DevOps
20 18 (15.93%) REST
21 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
21 17 (15.04%) Cucumber
22 16 (14.16%) Grunt
22 16 (14.16%) Pair Programming

Mocha
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 73 (64.60%) Node.js
2 11 (9.73%) nginx
2 11 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.19%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.62%) Redis
2 12 (10.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (10.62%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 82 (72.57%) Jasmine
2 24 (21.24%) QUnit
3 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.04%) Cucumber
4 16 (14.16%) Grunt
5 15 (13.27%) JUnit
6 13 (11.50%) Selenium
6 13 (11.50%) WebDriver
6 13 (11.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
8 9 (7.96%) Bower
9 8 (7.08%) Sinon.JS
10 6 (5.31%) Geb
11 5 (4.42%) PhantomJS
12 3 (2.65%) Yeoman
13 2 (1.77%) TestLink
13 2 (1.77%) Subversion
13 2 (1.77%) JMeter
13 2 (1.77%) Metasploit
14 1 (0.88%) HttpUnit
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (75.22%) Developer
2 28 (24.78%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (19.47%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.50%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.85%) UI Programmer
6 10 (8.85%) UI Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Programmer
9 3 (2.65%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.77%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (1.77%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (1.77%) Server Engineer
10 2 (1.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (78.76%) CSS
2 88 (77.88%) HTML
3 86 (76.11%) AngularJS
4 78 (69.03%) HTML5
5 71 (62.83%) CSS3
6 41 (36.28%) Backbone.js
7 36 (31.86%) Sass
8 26 (23.01%) jQuery
9 24 (21.24%) Ember.js
10 23 (20.35%) D3.js
11 21 (18.58%) LESS
12 18 (15.93%) REST
13 14 (12.39%) Grails
14 13 (11.50%) RESTful
14 13 (11.50%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (9.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (6.19%) .NET
16 7 (6.19%) Semantic HTML
17 6 (5.31%) Ext JS
17 6 (5.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) User Experience
2 11 (9.73%) Visualisation
2 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Social Media
4 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.42%) Open Source
6 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.65%) Animation
7 3 (2.65%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) Social Network
9 1 (0.88%) Statistics
9 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.42%) CoreOS
4 3 (2.65%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (82.30%) TDD
2 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (43.36%) OO
4 36 (31.86%) BDD
5 31 (27.43%) MVC
6 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.93%) DevOps
8 16 (14.16%) Pair Programming
9 14 (12.39%) Scrum
10 12 (10.62%) Unit Testing
11 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.96%) SEO
13 8 (7.08%) Web Application Development
13 8 (7.08%) Kanban
14 7 (6.19%) Content Management
14 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
15 6 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.31%) Rapid Prototyping
16 5 (4.42%) Load Testing
16 5 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 107 (94.69%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.85%) Java
3 9 (7.96%) Groovy
4 7 (6.19%) C#
5 3 (2.65%) Ruby
5 3 (2.65%) ECMAScript
5 3 (2.65%) SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Scala
6 1 (0.88%) Clojure
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Puppet
1 11 (9.73%) Ansible
2 2 (1.77%) Nessus
3 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Twitter
2 3 (2.65%) Google
3 1 (0.88%) Sencha
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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