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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jQuery
Rank 32 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing jQuery 122 90 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.18% 5.03% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.47% 19.78% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 43
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 £250 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +84.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
596 455 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 25.45% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 233 282
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
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 24 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 24 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 +14 49 £300 -2.43% 28
Warwickshire +10 27 £300 -14.28% 5
Coventry -3 14 £325 +18.18% 6
Wolverhampton -6 9 £253 -8.18%
Walsall 0 4 £425 -
Solihull -7 2 £338 - 1
Staffordshire -12 2 £335 +1.51% 11
Shropshire - 1 £230 - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 8
Herefordshire - - - -
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 169 (84.92%) HTML
1 169 (84.92%) JavaScript
2 157 (78.89%) CSS
3 113 (56.78%) .NET
4 78 (39.20%) ASP.NET
5 67 (33.67%) C#
6 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
6 62 (31.16%) HTML5
7 60 (30.15%) XML
8 58 (29.15%) MVC
9 52 (26.13%) SQL
10 51 (25.63%) CSS3
11 49 (24.62%) Java
12 48 (24.12%) CMS
13 45 (22.61%) Subversion
14 43 (21.61%) JSP
15 37 (18.59%) PHP
15 37 (18.59%) J2EE
16 35 (17.59%) REST
17 34 (17.09%) Maven
17 34 (17.09%) Ajax
18 33 (16.58%) Tomcat
19 31 (15.58%) Apache
19 31 (15.58%) Ant
19 31 (15.58%) Spring
20 30 (15.08%) Eclipse
21 29 (14.57%) XSLT
21 29 (14.57%) JSTL
22 28 (14.07%) WCF
23 27 (13.57%) Microsoft

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 48 (24.12%) CMS
2 33 (16.58%) Tomcat
3 31 (15.58%) Apache
4 9 (4.52%) WordPress
5 8 (4.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.02%) IIS
6 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.51%) Drupal
7 3 (1.51%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.01%) Node.js
9 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) Liferay
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.50%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Magento
2 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.54%) MySQL
3 15 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.51%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.51%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.01%) MS Access
9 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) Redis
10 1 (0.50%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (22.61%) Subversion
2 34 (17.09%) Maven
3 31 (15.58%) Ant
4 30 (15.08%) Eclipse
5 23 (11.56%) Visual Studio
6 14 (7.04%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.52%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.01%) Selenium
10 3 (1.51%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.51%) QUnit
10 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.51%) JIRA
11 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.50%) JUnit
12 1 (0.50%) Toad
12 1 (0.50%) WebSpeed
12 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
General
1 8 (4.02%) Automotive
2 6 (3.02%) Finance
3 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (94.47%) Developer
2 58 (29.15%) Web Developer
3 42 (21.11%) .NET Developer
4 41 (20.60%) Front-End Developer
5 33 (16.58%) Java Developer
6 22 (11.06%) Java Web Developer
7 19 (9.55%) C# Developer
8 18 (9.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.03%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.53%) PHP Developer
11 11 (5.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Front-End Web Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Applications Developer
13 8 (4.02%) .NET Web Developer
14 7 (3.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 6 (3.02%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (3.02%) VB.NET Developer
16 5 (2.51%) Programmer
17 4 (2.01%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (84.92%) HTML
2 157 (78.89%) CSS
3 113 (56.78%) .NET
4 78 (39.20%) ASP.NET
5 62 (31.16%) HTML5
6 60 (30.15%) XML
7 51 (25.63%) CSS3
8 43 (21.61%) JSP
9 37 (18.59%) J2EE
10 35 (17.59%) REST
11 34 (17.09%) Ajax
12 31 (15.58%) Spring
13 29 (14.57%) JSTL
13 29 (14.57%) XSLT
14 28 (14.07%) WCF
15 23 (11.56%) .NET Framework
15 23 (11.56%) Web Services
16 22 (11.06%) SOAP
17 19 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (9.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.01%) Blackberry
1 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.51%) W3C
2 3 (1.51%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.01%) Open Source
4 1 (0.50%) WURFL
4 1 (0.50%) NHS
4 1 (0.50%) DTV
4 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.06%) UNIX
1 24 (12.06%) Linux
2 13 (6.53%) Windows
3 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.52%) Android
5 5 (2.51%) Windows CE
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.15%) MVC
2 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.06%) TDD
3 22 (11.06%) Web Development
3 22 (11.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
5 12 (6.03%) Software Engineering
5 12 (6.03%) Scrum
6 11 (5.53%) OOP
6 11 (5.53%) OO
7 10 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.02%) Web Design
8 8 (4.02%) Content Management
8 8 (4.02%) SEO
8 8 (4.02%) Web Application Development
9 7 (3.52%) iOS Development
9 7 (3.52%) Logistics
9 7 (3.52%) Automated Testing
10 5 (2.51%) CRM
10 5 (2.51%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (84.92%) JavaScript
2 67 (33.67%) C#
3 52 (26.13%) SQL
4 49 (24.62%) Java
5 37 (18.59%) PHP
6 18 (9.05%) VB.NET
7 17 (8.54%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.52%) VB
9 3 (1.51%) Ruby
9 3 (1.51%) PHP5
9 3 (1.51%) Scala
10 2 (1.01%) XAML
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) ABAP
11 1 (0.50%) Python
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) WCAG
3 2 (1.01%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.56%) Alterian
3 11 (5.53%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.02%) Adobe
5 3 (1.51%) SAP
5 3 (1.51%) Sony
5 3 (1.51%) Ektron
5 3 (1.51%) hybris
5 3 (1.51%) Facebook
6 2 (1.01%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle
7 1 (0.50%) Sage
7 1 (0.50%) Zend
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.50%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.50%) iRise
7 1 (0.50%) Sencha
7 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
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