The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 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.

jQuery
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 70 31
Rank change year-on-year +20 -39  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 7 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.06% 0.97% 4.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.96% 4.02% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 29
Median daily rate £415 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.69% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £246 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £391 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £38.00 £30.60
% change year-on-year -59.21% +24.20%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 141 249 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.30% 24.25% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 156 167
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in Reading over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 24 (96.00%) HTML
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (48.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (44.00%) CSS3
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (40.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) Wireframes
10 4 (16.00%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (16.00%) OpenLayers
10 4 (16.00%) User Stories
10 4 (16.00%) Grunt
10 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) EJB
10 4 (16.00%) GIS
10 4 (16.00%) TDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (16.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (12.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.00%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (16.00%) GIS
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Grunt
2 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.00%) Bower
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) HTML Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (12.00%) ColdFusion Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (12.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (44.00%) CSS3
4 10 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
7 4 (16.00%) EJB
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) Java EE
7 4 (16.00%) JPA
7 4 (16.00%) OpenLayers
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (12.00%) Node.js
8 3 (12.00%) Sass
9 2 (8.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 1 (4.00%) Cross-Browser Development
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sony