Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 47 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 215 234 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.50% 4.07% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 12.57% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 176 164
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £264 £275 £256
90th Percentile £488 £460 £438
England median daily rate £411 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
North West median hourly rate - £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.00% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +49.12% -25.00% +42.06%

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 2,161 1,862 1,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.21% 32.41% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 1,238 1,340
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 41
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +19.40% -10.67%
10th Percentile £13.05 £16.40 £21.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.48 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +11.11% -2.70%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -16 133 £375 +7.14% 78
Cheshire -14 42 £350 -12.50% 39
Lancashire +9 25 £475 +39.71% 19
Merseyside -3 11 £400 +23.08% 13
Cumbria - 2 £305 -
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 161 (74.88%) JavaScript
2 158 (73.49%) CSS
3 152 (70.70%) HTML
4 104 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (36.28%) HTML5
6 67 (31.16%) .NET
7 64 (29.77%) C#
8 63 (29.30%) AngularJS
9 60 (27.91%) MVC
10 56 (26.05%) Java
11 55 (25.58%) Git (software)
12 53 (24.65%) TDD
13 49 (22.79%) SQL
13 49 (22.79%) CSS3
14 48 (22.33%) SQL Server
15 45 (20.93%) ASP.NET
16 44 (20.47%) Front End Development
17 42 (19.53%) Scrum
18 41 (19.07%) Ajax
19 38 (17.67%) JIRA
19 38 (17.67%) Test Automation
20 37 (17.21%) Web Services
21 35 (16.28%) JSON
22 34 (15.81%) XML
23 33 (15.35%) PHP
23 33 (15.35%) SOAP
23 33 (15.35%) Responsive Web Design
23 33 (15.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 31 (14.42%) React
25 30 (13.95%) MySQL

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 20 (9.30%) Confluence
2 13 (6.05%) WordPress
3 7 (3.26%) CMS
4 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.86%) Apache
6 3 (1.40%) Drupal
6 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.93%) JBoss
7 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Liferay
8 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.47%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.98%) GitHub
4 5 (2.33%) BrowserStack
5 4 (1.86%) npm
6 2 (0.93%) SaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Yarn
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) NuGet
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) AMQP
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.95%) MySQL
3 15 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.51%) RavenDB
5 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.33%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.40%) Redis
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.93%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.47%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 55 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 38 (17.67%) JIRA
3 22 (10.23%) Bitbucket
4 18 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.37%) Selenium
5 16 (7.44%) Grunt
5 16 (7.44%) gulp
5 16 (7.44%) Visual Studio
6 15 (6.98%) JUnit
7 12 (5.58%) Axure RP
7 12 (5.58%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.65%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.65%) Gradle
9 9 (4.19%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.19%) Subversion
10 8 (3.72%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (3.26%) JProfiler
12 6 (2.79%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.33%) AccuRev
General
1 25 (11.63%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Retail
3 10 (4.65%) Banking
4 7 (3.26%) Interactive Media
5 4 (1.86%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (83.72%) Developer
2 33 (15.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 33 (15.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 28 (13.02%) .NET Developer
4 27 (12.56%) C# Developer
4 27 (12.56%) UI Developer
5 19 (8.84%) HTML Developer
5 19 (8.84%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.44%) HTML CSS Developer
6 16 (7.44%) PHP Developer
7 13 (6.05%) Tester
8 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.65%) WordPress Developer
11 9 (4.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.19%) React Developer
12 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (3.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (73.49%) CSS
2 152 (70.70%) HTML
3 78 (36.28%) HTML5
4 67 (31.16%) .NET
5 63 (29.30%) AngularJS
6 49 (22.79%) CSS3
7 45 (20.93%) ASP.NET
8 41 (19.07%) Ajax
9 37 (17.21%) Web Services
10 35 (16.28%) JSON
11 34 (15.81%) XML
12 33 (15.35%) SOAP
12 33 (15.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (14.42%) React
14 28 (13.02%) Spring
15 27 (12.56%) Node.js
16 26 (12.09%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (11.16%) REST
18 21 (9.77%) RESTful
19 20 (9.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.49%) User Experience
2 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.72%) Semantic Web
5 7 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.86%) NHS
7 4 (1.86%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.40%) Social Media
9 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Life Science
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.37%) Linux
2 9 (4.19%) Unix
3 5 (2.33%) Android
3 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.86%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.91%) MVC
3 53 (24.65%) TDD
4 44 (20.47%) Front End Development
5 42 (19.53%) Scrum
6 38 (17.67%) Test Automation
7 33 (15.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (13.02%) Web Design
8 28 (13.02%) Web Development
9 20 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.84%) OOP
11 18 (8.37%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.37%) SDLC
12 17 (7.91%) BDD
12 17 (7.91%) OO
13 13 (6.05%) Wireframes
14 11 (5.12%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (4.19%) SOA
15 9 (4.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 161 (74.88%) JavaScript
2 64 (29.77%) C#
3 56 (26.05%) Java
4 49 (22.79%) SQL
5 33 (15.35%) PHP
6 6 (2.79%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.33%) Python
8 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.40%) Java 8
9 3 (1.40%) R
9 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (3.72%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) WAI
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Plesk
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.51%) Oracle
3 7 (3.26%) Adobe
4 6 (2.79%) Perforce
5 4 (1.86%) WooCommerce
6 3 (1.40%) Apiary
6 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.40%) Capita
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) SAP
7 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.93%) Twitter
7 2 (0.93%) Zend
8 1 (0.47%) Attivio
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) hybris
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau