The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.68% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 18 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.65% 8.74% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 Midlands

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in the Midlands

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 Midlands region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) REST

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP