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 3 months to 25 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 81 55
Rank change year-on-year +40 -26  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 112 86 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.86% 2.29% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.83% 9.04% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 68
Median daily rate £361 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.75 £20.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.10% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -30.23% +49.87%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 873 951 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.10% 25.35% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 666 538
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 21
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in the North West

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for jQuery in the North West

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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 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +13 63 £350 +3.70% 60
Cheshire +37 30 £400 +25.00% 23
Merseyside +8 13 £325 -3.70% 13
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 179 (78.85%) JavaScript
2 155 (68.28%) CSS
3 143 (63.00%) HTML
4 113 (49.78%) .NET
4 113 (49.78%) MVC
5 111 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (45.37%) C#
7 80 (35.24%) HTML5
8 79 (34.80%) ASP.NET
9 61 (26.87%) SQL Server
9 61 (26.87%) Git (software)
10 60 (26.43%) Scrum
11 52 (22.91%) Java
11 52 (22.91%) AngularJS
12 49 (21.59%) CSS3
13 46 (20.26%) Front End Development
14 44 (19.38%) SQL
14 44 (19.38%) TDD
15 43 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (17.18%) Sass
17 38 (16.74%) Spring
18 34 (14.98%) PHP
18 34 (14.98%) ASP.NET Web API
19 33 (14.54%) Ajax
19 33 (14.54%) Web Development
19 33 (14.54%) Unit Testing
20 32 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (14.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 29 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
22 28 (12.33%) Test Automation

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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 27 (11.89%) Umbraco
2 25 (11.01%) CMS
3 19 (8.37%) Drupal
4 15 (6.61%) WordPress
5 12 (5.29%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.41%) EPiServer
7 9 (3.96%) JBoss
8 7 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (3.08%) Apache
9 6 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (2.20%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.76%) Confluence
12 3 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.88%) IIS
13 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.88%) InVision
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.88%) GitHub
5 2 (0.88%) Office 365
5 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) X.509
2 4 (1.76%) AMQP
3 3 (1.32%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.69%) MySQL
3 19 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.05%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.32%) DB2
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.88%) Redis
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (11.45%) gulp
4 24 (10.57%) JIRA
5 13 (5.73%) Grunt
6 11 (4.85%) IntelliJ
7 10 (4.41%) Gradle
8 9 (3.96%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.96%) Selenium
8 9 (3.96%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.52%) JUnit
10 7 (3.08%) Subversion
11 6 (2.64%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.64%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.20%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.20%) webpack
13 4 (1.76%) NUnit
13 4 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (1.32%) Axure RP
15 2 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 27 (11.89%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Banking
3 4 (1.76%) Automotive
4 3 (1.32%) Legal
4 3 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 200 (88.11%) Developer
2 55 (24.23%) .NET Developer
3 36 (15.86%) Java Developer
4 30 (13.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (10.13%) C# Developer
6 21 (9.25%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (6.61%) Drupal Developer
9 15 (6.61%) Umbraco Developer
9 15 (6.61%) Web Developer
10 14 (6.17%) HTML Developer
10 14 (6.17%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.29%) PHP Developer
12 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (4.85%) HTML CSS Developer
12 11 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.64%) EPiServer Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (68.28%) CSS
2 143 (63.00%) HTML
3 113 (49.78%) .NET
4 80 (35.24%) HTML5
5 79 (34.80%) ASP.NET
6 52 (22.91%) AngularJS
7 49 (21.59%) CSS3
8 43 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (17.18%) Sass
10 38 (16.74%) Spring
11 34 (14.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (14.54%) Ajax
13 32 (14.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (11.89%) JSON
15 26 (11.45%) J2EE
16 19 (8.37%) JSP
17 18 (7.93%) RESTful
18 17 (7.49%) .NET Framework
18 17 (7.49%) Hibernate
18 17 (7.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.17%) User Experience
4 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.64%) Fintech
5 6 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.64%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.32%) CCTV
7 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.32%) iPad
7 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) DataPower
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.52%) Linux
2 5 (2.20%) Android
2 5 (2.20%) Windows
3 4 (1.76%) Unix
4 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (49.78%) MVC
2 111 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (26.43%) Scrum
4 46 (20.26%) Front End Development
5 44 (19.38%) TDD
6 33 (14.54%) Unit Testing
6 33 (14.54%) Web Development
7 32 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (12.33%) OO
8 28 (12.33%) Test Automation
9 20 (8.81%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.05%) Progressive Enhancement
10 16 (7.05%) SMACSS
11 15 (6.61%) Refactoring
12 13 (5.73%) BDD
12 13 (5.73%) Data Protection
12 13 (5.73%) Kanban
12 13 (5.73%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.41%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 179 (78.85%) JavaScript
2 103 (45.37%) C#
3 52 (22.91%) Java
4 44 (19.38%) SQL
5 34 (14.98%) PHP
6 7 (3.08%) TypeScript
7 6 (2.64%) Python
8 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.76%) Perl
10 3 (1.32%) Groovy
10 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.32%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) ES6
11 2 (0.88%) Go
11 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) Scala
11 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) PhD
3 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 16 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.61%) Oracle
3 10 (4.41%) Sitecore
4 8 (3.52%) Adobe
5 5 (2.20%) Zend
6 3 (1.32%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.32%) Google
6 3 (1.32%) Twitter
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Perforce
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.44%) Kony
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Sencha
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.44%) Yahoo!
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