The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 23 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing jQuery 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.30% 4.60% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.23% 10.81% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £250 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +81.81%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 37.96% 42.53% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 19
Average daily rate £363 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
jQuery
Hertfordshire

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing jQuery across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing jQuery across the Watford region.

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in Watford

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) Internet
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) Ajax
5 6 (46.15%) Web 2.0
5 6 (46.15%) Subversion
5 6 (46.15%) Spring
5 6 (46.15%) XPath
5 6 (46.15%) XMLBeans
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (46.15%) XSLT
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) Servlets
5 6 (46.15%) Struts
5 6 (46.15%) Solaris
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (46.15%) J2EE
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Ant
5 6 (46.15%) JUnit
5 6 (46.15%) Log4j
5 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) Alfresco
3 3 (23.08%) Drupal
4 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Intranet
2 3 (23.08%) Extranet
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
1 6 (46.15%) Ant
1 6 (46.15%) JUnit
1 6 (46.15%) Log4j
1 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) XMLBeans
3 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 6 (46.15%) Servlets
3 6 (46.15%) Struts
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) JSP
4 5 (38.46%) JSF
5 3 (23.08%) XHTML
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Web 2.0
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) RIA
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
1 6 (46.15%) Solaris
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) B2C
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) XPath
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Interwoven
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter