The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 22 June 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.03% 1.37% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.59% 8.70% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £288 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £380 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £420 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £44.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -34.83% +55.10%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 23 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 43.87% 15.75% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 23
Median daily rate £300 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Luton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in Luton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) Web Development
5 12 (63.16%) Ajax
5 12 (63.16%) HTML5
5 12 (63.16%) CSS3
6 11 (57.89%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (57.89%) JSON
6 11 (57.89%) Dojo
6 11 (57.89%) OOP
6 11 (57.89%) Apache
6 11 (57.89%) HTTP
7 10 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (47.37%) Front End Development
8 9 (47.37%) Sass
8 9 (47.37%) LESS
8 9 (47.37%) TDD
9 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
9 8 (42.11%) Prototyping
10 7 (36.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (36.84%) Animation
10 7 (36.84%) Subversion
10 7 (36.84%) XML Schema
10 7 (36.84%) SAX
10 7 (36.84%) JSP
10 7 (36.84%) XML
10 7 (36.84%) DOM
10 7 (36.84%) J2EE

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 11 (57.89%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) UI Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Producer
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) Ajax
3 12 (63.16%) CSS3
3 12 (63.16%) HTML5
4 11 (57.89%) Dojo
4 11 (57.89%) JSON
5 10 (52.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (47.37%) LESS
6 9 (47.37%) Sass
7 7 (36.84%) DOM
7 7 (36.84%) J2EE
7 7 (36.84%) JSP
7 7 (36.84%) SAX
7 7 (36.84%) XML
7 7 (36.84%) XML Schema
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 2 (10.53%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Animation
2 5 (26.32%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Web Development
3 11 (57.89%) OOP
3 11 (57.89%) Progressive Enhancement
4 9 (47.37%) Front End Development
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 8 (42.11%) Prototyping
6 7 (36.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) ERP
7 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.53%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 2 (10.53%) Mobile First
9 2 (10.53%) OWASP
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore