The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for jQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited jQuery over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

jQuery
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.92% 2.65% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 10.00% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £263 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.37% +12.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £38.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -49.34% +40.74%  

jQuery is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 74 30 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 35.58% 26.55% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 16 24
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing jQuery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in Belfast

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing jQuery in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Equities
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Derivative
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Mustache
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft