The first table below looks at the demand for jQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 West Midlands 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 30 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing jQuery 126 94 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.30% 5.13% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.36% 19.42% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 52 37
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.50
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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
590 484 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.81% 26.42% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 254 278
Average daily rate £320 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
jQuery
England

jQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

jQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

jQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

jQuery Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jQuery across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

jQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

jQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing jQuery across the West Midlands region.

jQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 50 £300 -3.22% 20
Warwickshire +12 27 £300 -14.28% 7
Coventry -2 14 £325 +18.18% 7
Wolverhampton -8 10 £259 -5.90% 2
Walsall 0 4 £425 -
Solihull -9 2 £338 -
Staffordshire -9 2 £335 +1.51% 13
Worcestershire +2 1 £225 -26.53% 7
Shropshire - 1 £230 - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 171 (85.50%) HTML
2 169 (84.50%) JavaScript
3 157 (78.50%) CSS
4 112 (56.00%) .NET
5 77 (38.50%) ASP.NET
6 66 (33.00%) C#
7 62 (31.00%) SQL Server
7 62 (31.00%) HTML5
8 61 (30.50%) XML
9 58 (29.00%) MVC
10 51 (25.50%) SQL
10 51 (25.50%) CSS3
11 49 (24.50%) Java
12 47 (23.50%) CMS
13 45 (22.50%) Subversion
14 43 (21.50%) JSP
15 39 (19.50%) PHP
16 37 (18.50%) J2EE
17 35 (17.50%) REST
18 34 (17.00%) Maven
18 34 (17.00%) Ajax
19 33 (16.50%) Tomcat
20 31 (15.50%) Apache
20 31 (15.50%) Ant
20 31 (15.50%) Spring
21 30 (15.00%) Eclipse
22 29 (14.50%) XSLT
22 29 (14.50%) JSTL
23 27 (13.50%) WCF
24 26 (13.00%) Microsoft

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (23.50%) CMS
2 33 (16.50%) Tomcat
3 31 (15.50%) Apache
4 9 (4.50%) WordPress
5 8 (4.00%) IIS
6 7 (3.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.50%) Drupal
8 3 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.00%) Node.js
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.50%) Confluence
10 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.50%) Liferay
10 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.50%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.00%) MS Office
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Magento
2 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.50%) MySQL
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.50%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.50%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.00%) MS Access
10 1 (0.50%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.50%) Redis
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (22.50%) Subversion
2 34 (17.00%) Maven
3 31 (15.50%) Ant
4 30 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 22 (11.00%) Visual Studio
6 14 (7.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.50%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.00%) Selenium
10 3 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.50%) JIRA
10 3 (1.50%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.50%) QUnit
11 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
12 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.50%) Toad
12 1 (0.50%) JUnit
12 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (4.00%) Automotive
2 6 (3.00%) Finance
3 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.50%) Games
4 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 189 (94.50%) Developer
2 56 (28.00%) Web Developer
3 41 (20.50%) .NET Developer
4 40 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 33 (16.50%) Java Developer
6 22 (11.00%) Java Web Developer
7 19 (9.50%) C# Developer
8 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.50%) PHP Developer
10 12 (6.00%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.50%) Applications Developer
13 8 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
14 7 (3.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 7 (3.50%) .NET Web Developer
15 6 (3.00%) VB.NET Developer
15 6 (3.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (2.50%) Programmer
17 4 (2.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (85.50%) HTML
2 157 (78.50%) CSS
3 112 (56.00%) .NET
4 77 (38.50%) ASP.NET
5 62 (31.00%) HTML5
6 61 (30.50%) XML
7 51 (25.50%) CSS3
8 43 (21.50%) JSP
9 37 (18.50%) J2EE
10 35 (17.50%) REST
11 34 (17.00%) Ajax
12 31 (15.50%) Spring
13 29 (14.50%) XSLT
13 29 (14.50%) JSTL
14 27 (13.50%) WCF
15 23 (11.50%) Web Services
16 22 (11.00%) SOAP
16 22 (11.00%) .NET Framework
17 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (9.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (1.50%) W3C
2 3 (1.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.00%) Open Source
4 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.50%) NHS
4 1 (0.50%) DTV
4 1 (0.50%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.00%) UNIX
1 24 (12.00%) Linux
2 13 (6.50%) Windows
3 9 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.50%) Android
5 5 (2.50%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.00%) MVC
2 24 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.00%) TDD
3 22 (11.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (10.00%) Web Development
5 13 (6.50%) E-Commerce
5 13 (6.50%) OOP
5 13 (6.50%) OO
6 12 (6.00%) Scrum
6 12 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.00%) SEO
8 8 (4.00%) Web Design
8 8 (4.00%) Content Management
8 8 (4.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (3.50%) iOS Development
9 7 (3.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (3.00%) CRM
10 6 (3.00%) Logistics
11 5 (2.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (84.50%) JavaScript
2 66 (33.00%) C#
3 51 (25.50%) SQL
4 49 (24.50%) Java
5 39 (19.50%) PHP
6 18 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 17 (8.50%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.50%) VB
9 3 (1.50%) Scala
9 3 (1.50%) Ruby
9 3 (1.50%) PHP5
10 2 (1.00%) XAML
10 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.50%) PHP4
11 1 (0.50%) Python
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) ABAP
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) WCAG
3 2 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.50%) Alterian
3 10 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.00%) Adobe
5 3 (1.50%) hybris
5 3 (1.50%) Ektron
5 3 (1.50%) SAP
5 3 (1.50%) Sony
5 3 (1.50%) Facebook
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.00%) Zend
6 2 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.50%) iRise
7 1 (0.50%) Sencha
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.50%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) Sage
7 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
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