Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing jQuery 35 52 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.79% 4.05% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.14% 16.10% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 53
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% +24.79%
10th Percentile £234 £311 £270
90th Percentile £441 £425 £500
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £36.25 - £13.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £12.50
90th Percentile £38.75 - £13.50
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +45.00% +92.31% -

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 345 323 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.47% 25.14% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 358
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £288
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +12.55% -45.32%
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.93% +15.75%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
Chester +3 6 £338 -18.18% 21
Warrington +6 5 £310 -31.11% 9
Knutsford -11 5 £350 +3.70% 2
Crewe -17 5 £540 +35.00% 4
Macclesfield +1 3 £238 -25.78% 5
jQuery
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 13 (37.14%) Ajax
7 12 (34.29%) JSON
7 12 (34.29%) C#
7 12 (34.29%) HTML5
8 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
9 10 (28.57%) Java
9 10 (28.57%) CSS3
9 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (25.71%) MVC
10 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.71%) TDD
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle
12 7 (20.00%) J2EE
12 7 (20.00%) JUnit
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (20.00%) Web Development
12 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (17.14%) Gradle
13 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
13 6 (17.14%) SDLC
13 6 (17.14%) Spring

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 5 (14.29%) CMS
1 5 (14.29%) WordPress
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) G Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Gradle
3 5 (14.29%) JProfiler
3 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.57%) Maven
5 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Grunt
6 2 (5.71%) gulp
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.86%) Mocha
7 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.43%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) CSS
1 21 (60.00%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) Ajax
4 12 (34.29%) HTML5
4 12 (34.29%) JSON
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 10 (28.57%) CSS3
6 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (20.00%) J2EE
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) Spring
8 6 (17.14%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
10 4 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (11.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Web 2.0
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) RIA
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 9 (25.71%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.00%) Web Development
5 6 (17.14%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Content Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.57%) SEO
7 3 (8.57%) Server Building
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Wireframes
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) Python
8 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) Go
9 1 (2.86%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (2.86%) VBA
9 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Perforce
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
3 3 (8.57%) DevExpress
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Optimizely
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter