The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
jQuery
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 36 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 21 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.31% 4.81% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.93% 23.31% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 23
Median daily rate £375 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £376 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £38.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -59.21% +32.45%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 176 133 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.72% 20.62% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 93 120
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Birmingham

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in Birmingham

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 45 (91.84%) JavaScript
2 38 (77.55%) HTML
3 30 (61.22%) CSS
4 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (55.10%) AngularJS
6 22 (44.90%) .NET
7 19 (38.78%) C#
8 18 (36.73%) Web Development
9 17 (34.69%) HTML5
10 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
10 16 (32.65%) MVC
10 16 (32.65%) Scrum
11 14 (28.57%) SQL
11 14 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (26.53%) Java
12 13 (26.53%) Spring
12 13 (26.53%) REST
13 12 (24.49%) Web Services
13 12 (24.49%) SOLID
14 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
14 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
14 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (20.41%) OO
16 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.37%) CSS3
16 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
16 9 (18.37%) Angular 2
17 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
17 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework

jQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.04%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) GitHub
3 3 (6.12%) Slack
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Skype
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Hazelcast
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.33%) Subversion
1 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 7 (14.29%) Moq
2 7 (14.29%) NUnit
3 6 (12.24%) gulp
4 5 (10.20%) Protractor
5 3 (6.12%) Grunt
5 3 (6.12%) JHipster
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) JIRA
6 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.04%) NuGet
7 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.08%) HTML Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Knowledge Officer
10 1 (2.04%) Principal Java Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) CSS
3 27 (55.10%) AngularJS
4 22 (44.90%) .NET
5 17 (34.69%) HTML5
6 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
7 14 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (26.53%) REST
8 13 (26.53%) Spring
9 12 (24.49%) Web Services
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
11 9 (18.37%) Angular 2
11 9 (18.37%) CSS3
12 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
12 8 (16.33%) WCF
13 7 (14.29%) J2EE
13 7 (14.29%) React
13 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
1 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Web Development
3 16 (32.65%) MVC
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 12 (24.49%) SOLID
5 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
6 10 (20.41%) OO
7 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
8 8 (16.33%) TDD
9 7 (14.29%) BDD
9 7 (14.29%) OOD
9 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 5 (10.20%) Service Management
11 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
11 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
12 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) JavaScript
2 19 (38.78%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) OpenText
2 1 (2.04%) Pega