The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jQuery
Rank 57 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing jQuery 55 77 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.54% 3.69% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 14.64% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 58
Average daily rate
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£333 £250 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £339 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.17%
jQuery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
470 526 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.69% 25.23% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 313 278
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 23
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 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
Birmingham -12 16 £325 +13.53% 20
Warwickshire -6 8 £308 +25.51% 14
Staffordshire +12 6 £343 +37.00% 14
Coventry +2 6 £388 +29.16% 9
Solihull +6 3 £263 - 4
Worcestershire -3 2 £135 -40.00% 6
Shropshire -4 2 £400 - 3
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Dudley - - - - 2
Brierley Hill - - - - 1
jQuery
England

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 158 (90.80%) JavaScript
2 150 (86.21%) HTML
3 149 (85.63%) CSS
4 76 (43.68%) .NET
5 66 (37.93%) HTML5
6 63 (36.21%) MVC
7 57 (32.76%) C#
8 52 (29.89%) SQL Server
9 51 (29.31%) ASP.NET
10 49 (28.16%) CSS3
11 39 (22.41%) Microsoft
12 35 (20.11%) Ajax
13 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (18.39%) SQL
15 30 (17.24%) XML
16 28 (16.09%) User Experience
17 27 (15.52%) Web Services
17 27 (15.52%) PHP
18 23 (13.22%) MySQL
18 23 (13.22%) .NET Framework
19 21 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
20 20 (11.49%) Git (software)
20 20 (11.49%) VBScript
20 20 (11.49%) Java
21 19 (10.92%) Intranet
22 18 (10.34%) VB.NET
22 18 (10.34%) Web Development
22 18 (10.34%) AngularJS
23 17 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 17 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 16 (9.20%) Apache
2 13 (7.47%) IIS
2 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.17%) CMS
3 9 (5.17%) Drupal
3 9 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.87%) Node.js
5 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.15%) WordPress
7 2 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.15%) Site Server
7 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Liferay
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.30%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.57%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.92%) Intranet
2 8 (4.60%) Internet
3 7 (4.02%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.22%) MySQL
3 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.02%) Subversion
4 6 (3.45%) Ant
4 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.87%) JIRA
6 4 (2.30%) Selenium
6 4 (2.30%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.15%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.15%) Grunt
8 2 (1.15%) Bower
9 1 (0.57%) NUnit
9 1 (0.57%) JUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Maven
9 1 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.57%) Flex Builder
General
1 17 (9.77%) Finance
2 3 (1.72%) Automotive
2 3 (1.72%) Games
3 2 (1.15%) Retail
3 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (82.18%) Developer
2 32 (18.39%) Web Developer
3 30 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 23 (13.22%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (9.77%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Designer
7 12 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Architect
11 7 (4.02%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (4.02%) UI Developer
11 7 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.02%) UI Programmer
12 5 (2.87%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.87%) Interactive Designer
12 5 (2.87%) Junior Developer
12 5 (2.87%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (86.21%) HTML
2 149 (85.63%) CSS
3 76 (43.68%) .NET
4 66 (37.93%) HTML5
5 51 (29.31%) ASP.NET
6 49 (28.16%) CSS3
7 35 (20.11%) Ajax
8 30 (17.24%) XML
9 27 (15.52%) Web Services
10 23 (13.22%) .NET Framework
11 18 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 17 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (9.77%) Classic ASP
13 15 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (6.90%) XSLT
15 9 (5.17%) JSON
15 9 (5.17%) XHTML
15 9 (5.17%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) User Experience
2 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.60%) Social Media
3 8 (4.60%) Taxonomies
3 8 (4.60%) Blog
4 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.72%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.15%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.15%) W3C
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.57%) Statistics
9 1 (0.57%) Social Network
9 1 (0.57%) RIA
9 1 (0.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.45%) Windows
1 6 (3.45%) Android
1 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.30%) UNIX
3 3 (1.72%) Linux
3 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) AIX
5 1 (0.57%) HPUX
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.21%) MVC
2 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (10.34%) Web Development
5 13 (7.47%) TDD
5 13 (7.47%) OOP
6 12 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 11 (6.32%) Project Management
7 11 (6.32%) Scrum
8 10 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (5.17%) Time Management
10 8 (4.60%) Web Design
10 8 (4.60%) OO
11 7 (4.02%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.45%) Functional Programming
12 6 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.45%) SOA
12 6 (3.45%) Logistics
13 5 (2.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 158 (90.80%) JavaScript
2 57 (32.76%) C#
3 32 (18.39%) SQL
4 27 (15.52%) PHP
5 20 (11.49%) Java
5 20 (11.49%) VBScript
6 18 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 14 (8.05%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.75%) PHP5
9 6 (3.45%) VB
10 4 (2.30%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.15%) VBA
12 2 (1.15%) Ruby
13 1 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.57%) PHP4
13 1 (0.57%) Python
13 1 (0.57%) VB6
13 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.87%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) WCAG
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 39 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.17%) Oracle
3 7 (4.02%) Adobe
3 7 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.87%) Google
5 4 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.72%) Sencha
6 3 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Zend
7 1 (0.57%) Alterian
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter
7 1 (0.57%) Talend
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