The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Mocha skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mocha over the 3 months to 28 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.

Mocha
England / North West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 160 155
Rank change year-on-year +47 -5  
Contract jobs citing Mocha 20 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.28% 1.12% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.73% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mocha is in the development application 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 development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 467 536 418
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.68% 13.31% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 342 256
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.21 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

Mocha
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Mocha as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Mocha in the North West

Mocha
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mocha in the North West

Mocha
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mocha in the North West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mocha in the North West

Mocha
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 Mocha within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 +22 15 £400 +6.66% 1
Merseyside - 4 £408 -
Mocha
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mocha 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 Mocha.

1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 15 (71.43%) Node.js
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) Jasmine
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
6 8 (38.10%) React
7 7 (33.33%) gulp
7 7 (33.33%) User Experience
7 7 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (33.33%) Express
7 7 (33.33%) Grunt
7 7 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (33.33%) GitHub
7 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 7 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Selenium
7 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) CSS3
8 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (23.81%) Redis
9 5 (23.81%) ES6
9 5 (23.81%) DevOps
9 5 (23.81%) Web Design

Mocha
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 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) WordPress
3 2 (9.52%) Joomla!
3 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) GitHub
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Redis
2 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Jasmine
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (33.33%) Grunt
3 7 (33.33%) gulp
3 7 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (19.05%) webpack
5 3 (14.29%) Babel
5 3 (14.29%) JMeter
6 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (9.52%) Gatling
6 2 (9.52%) TestRail
7 1 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Games
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (19.05%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Node.js
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) React
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) Express
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
6 5 (23.81%) Chai
7 4 (19.05%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (19.05%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (19.05%) Pixi.js
7 4 (19.05%) WebGL
8 3 (14.29%) SAML
8 3 (14.29%) Sass
9 2 (9.52%) Django
9 2 (9.52%) jQuery
9 2 (9.52%) Marionette.js
10 1 (4.76%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (23.81%) Web Design
6 4 (19.05%) Android Development
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
8 2 (9.52%) High Availability
8 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
8 2 (9.52%) Mobile First
8 2 (9.52%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) ES6
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
6 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft