The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 16 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.30% 5.62% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.51% 15.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 18
Median daily rate £340 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -32.55% +49.87%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 78 129 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.83% 36.24% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 357 427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £503 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £38.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing jQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (70.37%) HTML5
5 17 (62.96%) CSS
6 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
7 14 (51.85%) Node.js
7 14 (51.85%) Java
8 13 (48.15%) JSON
9 12 (44.44%) REST
9 12 (44.44%) XML
9 12 (44.44%) MVC
9 12 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (40.74%) TDD
10 11 (40.74%) IntelliJ
10 11 (40.74%) BDD
10 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
10 11 (40.74%) WebStorm
10 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (40.74%) Mercurial
11 10 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (37.04%) SQL
11 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 8 (29.63%) User Experience
13 8 (29.63%) OO
13 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
13 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
14 7 (25.93%) Mockito
14 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Predix
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (14.81%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (14.81%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) GitHub
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.70%) Route 53
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
2 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.11%) Redis
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) IntelliJ
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 11 (40.74%) Mercurial
2 11 (40.74%) WebStorm
3 10 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (25.93%) gulp
4 7 (25.93%) JUnit
4 7 (25.93%) Maven
4 7 (25.93%) Mockito
5 4 (14.81%) Grunt
5 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
5 4 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (14.81%) PhantomJS
6 3 (11.11%) Babel
6 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium
6 3 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) HTML5
3 17 (62.96%) CSS
4 14 (51.85%) Node.js
5 13 (48.15%) JSON
6 12 (44.44%) REST
6 12 (44.44%) XML
7 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
8 7 (25.93%) JPA
8 7 (25.93%) Spring
8 7 (25.93%) XML Schema
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) Ajax
9 6 (22.22%) CSS3
9 6 (22.22%) RESTful
9 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (18.52%) Angular 2
11 4 (14.81%) PhoneGap
12 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (29.63%) User Experience
3 4 (14.81%) Graphic Design
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) OO
5 7 (25.93%) BPMN
5 7 (25.93%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (25.93%) Front End Development
5 7 (25.93%) Information Security
5 7 (25.93%) Open Source
5 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) UX Design
8 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
9 3 (11.11%) OWASP
9 3 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Groovy
4 7 (25.93%) Scala
5 4 (14.81%) Dart
5 4 (14.81%) ECMAScript
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Zend