Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing jQuery 53 39 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.03% 3.74% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.65% 11.89% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 58
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £228 £293 £263
90th Percentile £475 £486 £500
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.02
10th Percentile £32.50 - £16.91
90th Percentile £37.50 - £36.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +125.81% -52.31% -

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 455 328 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.60% 31.48% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 260 410
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +2.81% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £287 £288
90th Percentile £546 £500 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.97% +14.97%
10th Percentile £31.98 £15.08 £15.13
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -15.63% +8.11% +64.44%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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
Knutsford -6 15 £381 -9.23% 3
Macclesfield +4 6 £235 -21.67% 5
Chester -2 4 £338 +2.43% 11
Crewe -20 4 £540 +35.00% 2
Warrington -12 2 - - 4
Runcorn 0 1 - -
jQuery
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 28 (52.83%) Test Automation
3 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (49.06%) Java
5 24 (45.28%) HTML
5 24 (45.28%) Ajax
6 22 (41.51%) JSON
6 22 (41.51%) CSS
7 19 (35.85%) XML
8 15 (28.30%) HTML5
9 12 (22.64%) Spring
9 12 (22.64%) JIRA
9 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (22.64%) .NET
9 12 (22.64%) CSS3
9 12 (22.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (20.75%) Gradle
10 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
10 11 (20.75%) J2EE
10 11 (20.75%) JUnit
10 11 (20.75%) C#
10 11 (20.75%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) Finance
10 11 (20.75%) Banking
11 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
11 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.98%) OO
12 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.98%) JProfiler
12 9 (16.98%) SDLC

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 8 (15.09%) CMS
2 7 (13.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Confluence
4 4 (7.55%) WordPress
5 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 3 (5.66%) JBoss
5 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) BrowserStack
2 3 (5.66%) OpenShift
2 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) JIRA
2 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Gradle
2 11 (20.75%) JUnit
3 9 (16.98%) JProfiler
4 8 (15.09%) Selenium
5 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (11.32%) Maven
6 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.55%) IntelliJ
7 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.66%) Subversion
9 2 (3.77%) Mocha
9 2 (3.77%) Mockito
9 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.89%) MSTest
10 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (20.75%) Banking
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.43%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (5.66%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Author
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Content Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Ajax
1 24 (45.28%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) CSS
2 22 (41.51%) JSON
3 19 (35.85%) XML
4 15 (28.30%) HTML5
5 12 (22.64%) .NET
5 12 (22.64%) CSS3
5 12 (22.64%) Spring
5 12 (22.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (20.75%) J2EE
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.09%) JPA
9 7 (13.21%) XHTML
9 7 (13.21%) XSLT
10 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (11.32%) DOM
10 6 (11.32%) SOAP
11 5 (9.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
1 7 (13.21%) Web 2.0
2 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Test Automation
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.98%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) SDLC
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
7 7 (13.21%) BDD
7 7 (13.21%) Content Management
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 7 (13.21%) Wireframes
8 6 (11.32%) RAD
8 6 (11.32%) TDD
9 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.43%) SEO
9 5 (9.43%) User Stories
10 4 (7.55%) Web Development
11 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) PHP
5 6 (11.32%) Java 8
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Go
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.77%) Terraform
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Adobe
1 7 (13.21%) Perforce
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Capita
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft