Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for jQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited jQuery over the 6 months to 18 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +24
Contract jobs citing jQuery 36 51 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.70% 3.45% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.68% 13.49% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 62
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.93% +13.71%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £293
90th Percentile £483 £425 £515
North West median daily rate £338 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +31.58% -33.91%

jQuery is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 337 378 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.28% 25.58% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 289 364
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +17.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.50 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in Cheshire

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Cheshire

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in Cheshire

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Cheshire

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +27 9 £369 +5.36% 4
Chester +4 6 £355 -12.62% 4
Macclesfield +1 3 £238 -24.90%
Crewe - 2 - - 2
Knutsford - 2 £338 - 4
jQuery
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) HTML
5 16 (44.44%) Finance
6 14 (38.89%) MVC
6 14 (38.89%) Ajax
7 13 (36.11%) JSON
8 12 (33.33%) Java
8 12 (33.33%) .NET
8 12 (33.33%) J2EE
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 11 (30.56%) CSS3
9 11 (30.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (30.56%) TDD
9 11 (30.56%) Banking
9 11 (30.56%) Spring
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) Servlets
10 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
10 10 (27.78%) HTML5
11 9 (25.00%) EJB
11 9 (25.00%) JSP
11 9 (25.00%) C#
11 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
12 8 (22.22%) Struts

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (19.44%) CMS
2 5 (13.89%) WordPress
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (8.33%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) G Suite
1 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Gradle
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
4 4 (11.11%) gulp
4 4 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.33%) JUnit
5 3 (8.33%) webpack
6 2 (5.56%) JProfiler
7 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) Grunt
7 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (13.89%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.78%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) Ajax
4 13 (36.11%) JSON
5 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) J2EE
6 11 (30.56%) CSS3
6 11 (30.56%) Spring
6 11 (30.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.78%) HTML5
7 10 (27.78%) Servlets
8 9 (25.00%) EJB
8 9 (25.00%) JSP
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (22.22%) Struts
10 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
10 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
10 7 (19.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Web 2.0
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) RIA
5 1 (2.78%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) MVC
3 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 6 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Web Development
9 4 (11.11%) SDLC
9 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (8.33%) Content Management
10 3 (8.33%) DevOps
10 3 (8.33%) SOLID
10 3 (8.33%) User Stories
10 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
6 6 (16.67%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) DevExpress
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Optimizely