Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 June 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 40 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 +6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 208 221 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.57% 4.05% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.38% 13.06% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 165 153
North West median daily rate £353 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £242 £274 £263
90th Percentile £477 £463 £438
England median daily rate £413 £376 £365
% change year-on-year +9.71% +3.01% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.71% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +80.00% -41.52% +49.01%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,003 1,692 2,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.39% 30.98% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,354 1,130 1,362
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.38% +0.93%
10th Percentile £290 £272 £273
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 58 60
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.91%
10th Percentile £12.83 £18.52 £17.26
90th Percentile £61.91 £50.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +4.94% +7.28% +7.86%

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing jQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in the North West

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in the North West

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the North West over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in the North West

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in the North West

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Manchester -14 128 £350 -1.41% 86
Cheshire -17 49 £350 -12.50% 42
Lancashire +3 14 £482 +60.58% 24
Merseyside 0 13 £400 +23.08% 22
Cumbria - 1 £285 - 2
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 North West region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 153 (73.56%) JavaScript
2 145 (69.71%) CSS
3 134 (64.42%) HTML
4 93 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (35.10%) HTML5
6 69 (33.17%) .NET
7 65 (31.25%) C#
8 60 (28.85%) AngularJS
9 59 (28.37%) Java
10 54 (25.96%) MVC
10 54 (25.96%) CSS3
11 52 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 50 (24.04%) ASP.NET
13 48 (23.08%) SQL
13 48 (23.08%) Ajax
14 46 (22.12%) Scrum
15 44 (21.15%) Web Services
15 44 (21.15%) TDD
16 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
17 39 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (18.27%) Front End Development
18 38 (18.27%) Test Automation
19 37 (17.79%) JSON
19 37 (17.79%) SOAP
20 36 (17.31%) PHP
20 36 (17.31%) XML
21 34 (16.35%) User Experience
22 31 (14.90%) MySQL
22 31 (14.90%) JIRA

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (6.73%) Confluence
1 14 (6.73%) WordPress
2 13 (6.25%) Apache
3 11 (5.29%) CMS
3 11 (5.29%) JBoss
4 10 (4.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.96%) Drupal
6 2 (0.96%) nginx
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) Liferay
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.96%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.48%) InVision
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.25%) GitHub
3 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.33%) OpenShift
3 9 (4.33%) PaaS
4 4 (1.92%) BrowserStack
4 4 (1.92%) npm
5 3 (1.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.96%) Yarn
7 1 (0.48%) AdWords
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) AMQP
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.90%) MySQL
3 14 (6.73%) RavenDB
4 13 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.88%) CouchDB
7 6 (2.88%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.96%) Redis
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.90%) JIRA
3 23 (11.06%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.21%) Grunt
5 14 (6.73%) Bitbucket
6 12 (5.77%) JUnit
6 12 (5.77%) Selenium
7 11 (5.29%) Gradle
8 10 (4.81%) Axure RP
8 10 (4.81%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.33%) gulp
10 8 (3.85%) Eclipse
10 8 (3.85%) Subversion
11 7 (3.37%) JProfiler
12 6 (2.88%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.88%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.40%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Retail
3 11 (5.29%) Banking
4 7 (3.37%) Interactive Media
5 6 (2.88%) Games
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (78.37%) Developer
2 34 (16.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 33 (15.87%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.58%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (8.65%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.73%) PHP Developer
8 13 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.25%) Tester
8 13 (6.25%) UI Developer
9 12 (5.77%) HTML Developer
9 12 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.29%) WordPress Developer
11 10 (4.81%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Web Developer
12 9 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (3.85%) React Developer
14 7 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (69.71%) CSS
2 134 (64.42%) HTML
3 73 (35.10%) HTML5
4 69 (33.17%) .NET
5 60 (28.85%) AngularJS
6 54 (25.96%) CSS3
7 50 (24.04%) ASP.NET
8 48 (23.08%) Ajax
9 44 (21.15%) Web Services
10 39 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (17.79%) JSON
11 37 (17.79%) SOAP
12 36 (17.31%) XML
13 26 (12.50%) REST
14 25 (12.02%) React
15 23 (11.06%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (10.58%) Spring
17 21 (10.10%) Node.js
18 20 (9.62%) .NET Framework
19 19 (9.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.35%) User Experience
2 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.85%) Semantic Web
5 7 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.92%) NHS
8 4 (1.92%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.44%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.44%) Social Media
9 3 (1.44%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.96%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.10%) Linux
2 8 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.40%) Unix
3 5 (2.40%) Windows
4 4 (1.92%) Android
4 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.96%) MVC
3 46 (22.12%) Scrum
4 44 (21.15%) TDD
5 39 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (18.27%) Front End Development
6 38 (18.27%) Test Automation
7 24 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 24 (11.54%) Web Development
8 22 (10.58%) Unit Testing
9 21 (10.10%) OO
10 19 (9.13%) BDD
11 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
12 17 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (7.21%) Web Design
14 14 (6.73%) DevOps
15 13 (6.25%) OOP
16 12 (5.77%) SOA
16 12 (5.77%) Wireframes
17 11 (5.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 153 (73.56%) JavaScript
2 65 (31.25%) C#
3 59 (28.37%) Java
4 48 (23.08%) SQL
5 36 (17.31%) PHP
6 11 (5.29%) Ruby
7 9 (4.33%) Perl
8 8 (3.85%) Go
9 7 (3.37%) VB
10 6 (2.88%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.92%) Java 8
11 4 (1.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (1.44%) Python
12 3 (1.44%) R
12 3 (1.44%) XPath
13 2 (0.96%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.92%) Degree
2 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 6 (2.88%) WAI
3 4 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.92%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.96%) Terraform
5 1 (0.48%) Plesk
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (8.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.25%) Adobe
3 12 (5.77%) Oracle
4 9 (4.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.88%) Perforce
6 5 (2.40%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.92%) WooCommerce
8 3 (1.44%) Apiary
8 3 (1.44%) BT
8 3 (1.44%) IBM
9 2 (0.96%) Capita
9 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) Google
10 1 (0.48%) Tableau
10 1 (0.48%) Twitter
10 1 (0.48%) Zend