The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 April 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.05% 2.63% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 11.46% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £333 £275 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.90% -27.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £355 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £38.00 £30.60
% change year-on-year -59.21% +24.20%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 59 96 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 20.70% 22.91% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 63
Median daily rate £313 £399 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +10.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £498 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -8.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £21.50 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Lancashire

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Lancashire

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +17 1 £340 -9.33% 1
Burnley 0 1 - - 2
Preston -12 1 £325 - 3
jQuery
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) LESS
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) gulp
4 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Durandal
5 1 (14.29%) TypeScript

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) gulp
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) LESS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) Aurelia
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) Durandal
4 1 (14.29%) EJS
4 1 (14.29%) Jinja
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle