Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 60 59
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing jQuery 157 193 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.77% 3.45% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.40% 10.48% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 125 129
North West median daily rate £369 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.26% -6.25% +1.41%
10th Percentile £274 £213 £272
90th Percentile £476 £459 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
North West median hourly rate - £36.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +133.87% -43.64%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +57.14% +3.70% -8.78%

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 1,869 1,842 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.97% 32.90% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,297 1,263 1,198
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £274
90th Percentile £575 £546 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 32
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £14.96 £14.88 £26.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.00 £51.69
England median hourly rate £41.85 £41.41 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.25% +4.85%

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 20 March 2019.

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

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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 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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 -15 102 £388 +16.98% 103
Cheshire -6 37 £338 +3.85% 53
Lancashire -11 13 £291 -22.33% 23
Merseyside -15 5 £400 +3.23% 20
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 125 (79.62%) JavaScript
2 114 (72.61%) HTML
3 103 (65.61%) CSS
4 67 (42.68%) HTML5
5 66 (42.04%) C#
6 65 (41.40%) .NET
7 52 (33.12%) AngularJS
7 52 (33.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 48 (30.57%) React
8 48 (30.57%) ASP.NET
9 47 (29.94%) SQL
9 47 (29.94%) CSS3
10 41 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (25.48%) MVC
11 40 (25.48%) Web Services
12 36 (22.93%) Front End Development
13 33 (21.02%) Git (software)
14 32 (20.38%) PHP
15 30 (19.11%) SQL Server
16 26 (16.56%) RESTful
16 26 (16.56%) Node.js
16 26 (16.56%) REST
16 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (15.92%) TDD
18 24 (15.29%) Linux
19 23 (14.65%) MySQL
19 23 (14.65%) XML
20 22 (14.01%) SOAP
20 22 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET Core

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 9 (5.73%) WordPress
2 8 (5.10%) CMS
3 7 (4.46%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.82%) Confluence
5 4 (2.55%) Apache
5 4 (2.55%) Drupal
6 3 (1.91%) Kentico
6 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (4.46%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.91%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.64%) CATIA
3 1 (0.64%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.64%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.01%) GitHub
4 4 (2.55%) npm
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) Veeva
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Slack
6 1 (0.64%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) SMS
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.65%) MySQL
3 18 (11.46%) RavenDB
4 6 (3.82%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.27%) Redis
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) SQLite
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) DB2
7 1 (0.64%) GIS
7 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 33 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.38%) JIRA
3 20 (12.74%) Visual Studio
4 14 (8.92%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.64%) JUnit
6 10 (6.37%) Bitbucket
7 9 (5.73%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (5.10%) Axure RP
8 8 (5.10%) Protractor
9 6 (3.82%) gulp
9 6 (3.82%) Mocha
10 5 (3.18%) Grunt
10 5 (3.18%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.55%) Bower
11 4 (2.55%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.55%) Selenium
12 3 (1.91%) eggPlant
13 2 (1.27%) git-flow
13 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (4.46%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Billing
3 4 (2.55%) Law
4 3 (1.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (84.08%) Developer
2 33 (21.02%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 25 (15.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.92%) PHP Developer
5 14 (8.92%) React Developer
6 13 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (7.01%) UI Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Tester
10 6 (3.82%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.18%) UX Developer
12 4 (2.55%) Magento Developer
12 4 (2.55%) WordPress Developer
13 3 (1.91%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (1.91%) Designer
13 3 (1.91%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (72.61%) HTML
2 103 (65.61%) CSS
3 67 (42.68%) HTML5
4 65 (41.40%) .NET
5 52 (33.12%) AngularJS
5 52 (33.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 48 (30.57%) ASP.NET
6 48 (30.57%) React
7 47 (29.94%) CSS3
8 40 (25.48%) Web Services
9 26 (16.56%) Node.js
9 26 (16.56%) REST
9 26 (16.56%) RESTful
10 23 (14.65%) XML
11 22 (14.01%) SOAP
12 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET Core
13 17 (10.83%) Ajax
14 16 (10.19%) Handlebars
14 16 (10.19%) Sass
15 12 (7.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.46%) User Experience
3 14 (8.92%) NHS
4 13 (8.28%) Semantic Web
5 11 (7.01%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) Linux
2 11 (7.01%) Unix
3 6 (3.82%) CentOS
4 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.48%) MVC
3 36 (22.93%) Front End Development
4 25 (15.92%) TDD
5 22 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (12.74%) SOA
7 19 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.83%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.19%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.28%) DevOps
10 13 (8.28%) Ontologies
11 10 (6.37%) Workflow
12 9 (5.73%) OO
12 9 (5.73%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.73%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.10%) CRM
13 8 (5.10%) Web Development
14 7 (4.46%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (79.62%) JavaScript
2 66 (42.04%) C#
3 47 (29.94%) SQL
4 32 (20.38%) PHP
5 21 (13.38%) Java
6 11 (7.01%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.46%) Perl
8 6 (3.82%) R
9 5 (3.18%) ES6
9 5 (3.18%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.55%) ES7
10 4 (2.55%) ES8
10 4 (2.55%) XPath
11 2 (1.27%) Python
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.64%) C
12 1 (0.64%) Groovy
12 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (1.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) WAI
2 4 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) Puppet
2 5 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.37%) Adobe
2 10 (6.37%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle
4 6 (3.82%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.55%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.55%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.55%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.91%) Zend
7 2 (1.27%) hybris
7 2 (1.27%) Workday
7 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) Telerik
8 1 (0.64%) WooCommerce