The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 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.

jQuery
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 64 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 94 104 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.06% 3.07% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.73% 9.42% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 83 168
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £38.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -49.34% +40.74%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1077 1104 1539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.06% 32.61% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 1232
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 177 (81.94%) JavaScript
2 166 (76.85%) CSS
3 159 (73.61%) HTML
4 95 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (43.06%) AngularJS
6 88 (40.74%) HTML5
7 63 (29.17%) CSS3
8 58 (26.85%) Front End Development
8 58 (26.85%) .NET
9 57 (26.39%) SQL
10 56 (25.93%) MVC
11 54 (25.00%) Ajax
12 53 (24.54%) C#
13 48 (22.22%) TDD
13 48 (22.22%) RESTful
14 45 (20.83%) JSON
14 45 (20.83%) Java
14 45 (20.83%) Finance
15 44 (20.37%) XML
15 44 (20.37%) ASP.NET
16 42 (19.44%) SQL Server
17 40 (18.52%) REST
18 39 (18.06%) Scrum
19 38 (17.59%) Web Development
20 37 (17.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 35 (16.20%) Banking
21 35 (16.20%) MySQL
22 34 (15.74%) OO
23 31 (14.35%) Web Services
24 29 (13.43%) PHP

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 24 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 23 (10.65%) Apache
3 18 (8.33%) CMS
4 12 (5.56%) Confluence
4 12 (5.56%) Drupal
4 12 (5.56%) IIS
5 10 (4.63%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.31%) JBoss
7 5 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.31%) WordPress
8 3 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.93%) Mule
10 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Workday HCM
2 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.31%) Office 365
4 4 (1.85%) IaaS
5 3 (1.39%) GitHub
6 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.93%) Google Play
7 1 (0.46%) Akamai
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.46%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.41%) HTTP
2 7 (3.24%) Intranet
2 7 (3.24%) RTP
2 7 (3.24%) RTSP
3 3 (1.39%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) AMQP
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.20%) MySQL
3 18 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.24%) HBase
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.85%) Big Data
7 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.39%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.93%) DB2
9 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.93%) QlikView
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.48%) JIRA
2 14 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.56%) Selenium
4 11 (5.09%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.63%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.24%) Grunt
9 6 (2.78%) JUnit
9 6 (2.78%) Subversion
9 6 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.31%) Android Studio
10 5 (2.31%) Maven
10 5 (2.31%) Protractor
11 4 (1.85%) gulp
11 4 (1.85%) Moq
11 4 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 45 (20.83%) Finance
2 35 (16.20%) Banking
3 15 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.09%) Marketing
5 7 (3.24%) Advertising
6 6 (2.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (87.04%) Developer
2 47 (21.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 27 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 22 (10.19%) .NET Developer
7 21 (9.72%) Web Developer
8 19 (8.80%) Angular Developer
9 16 (7.41%) HTML Developer
10 15 (6.94%) C# Developer
10 15 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (5.56%) Architect
11 12 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (5.09%) Drupal Developer
13 9 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
14 8 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
15 7 (3.24%) PHP Developer
15 7 (3.24%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (76.85%) CSS
2 159 (73.61%) HTML
3 93 (43.06%) AngularJS
4 88 (40.74%) HTML5
5 63 (29.17%) CSS3
6 58 (26.85%) .NET
7 54 (25.00%) Ajax
8 48 (22.22%) RESTful
9 45 (20.83%) JSON
10 44 (20.37%) ASP.NET
10 44 (20.37%) XML
11 40 (18.52%) REST
12 37 (17.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (14.35%) Web Services
14 29 (13.43%) Node.js
15 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (10.65%) React
17 20 (9.26%) Spring
18 18 (8.33%) Sass
19 17 (7.87%) Apache Felix
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) User Experience
2 14 (6.48%) Fintech
3 13 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.24%) MPEG
4 7 (3.24%) Streaming Video
5 4 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.85%) NHS
5 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.80%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.33%) Android
3 15 (6.94%) Linux
4 10 (4.63%) Windows
5 4 (1.85%) Unix
5 4 (1.85%) webOS
5 4 (1.85%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.85%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.93%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) Debian
7 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.85%) Front End Development
3 56 (25.93%) MVC
4 48 (22.22%) TDD
5 39 (18.06%) Scrum
6 38 (17.59%) Web Development
7 34 (15.74%) OO
8 26 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.87%) Kanban
9 17 (7.87%) OOP
10 15 (6.94%) BDD
11 14 (6.48%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.02%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.56%) Microservices
13 12 (5.56%) Project Management
14 11 (5.09%) Pair Programming
14 11 (5.09%) SDLC
15 9 (4.17%) Content Management
15 9 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 177 (81.94%) JavaScript
2 57 (26.39%) SQL
3 53 (24.54%) C#
4 45 (20.83%) Java
5 29 (13.43%) PHP
6 17 (7.87%) Python
7 14 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.24%) Ruby
9 6 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.31%) Scala
11 3 (1.39%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.39%) SOQL
11 3 (1.39%) SOSL
11 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.93%) Groovy
12 2 (0.93%) Jython
12 2 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (1.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) MCP
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) MOM
1 3 (1.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Galera Cluster
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.46%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.48%) Oracle
3 12 (5.56%) Adobe
4 7 (3.24%) Brightcove
5 5 (2.31%) Telerik
5 5 (2.31%) Workday
6 4 (1.85%) Twitter
7 3 (1.39%) Apple
7 3 (1.39%) Google
7 3 (1.39%) OpenText
7 3 (1.39%) Perforce
7 3 (1.39%) RedDot
7 3 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.39%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.93%) Informatica
8 2 (0.93%) Kofax
8 2 (0.93%) Redback
8 2 (0.93%) Sybase
8 2 (0.93%) Teradata
8 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
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