Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 47 73
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 -39
Contract jobs citing jQuery 130 170 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.58% 3.94% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.64% 14.35% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 125 84
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +0.37% -3.21%
10th Percentile £295 £262 £250
90th Percentile £525 £448 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.83 £42.50 £28.60
% change year-on-year -27.46% +48.63% -18.30%

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1349 1185 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.78% 27.47% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 709 680
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £24.63 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing jQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in Scotland

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Scotland

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in Scotland

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Scotland

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -12 70 £400 +6.67% 7
Glasgow 0 49 £350 +2.94% 14
Renfrewshire +12 6 £335 +14.53%
West Lothian 0 2 £450 +30.91%
Fife - 1 - - 1
jQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 120 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 106 (81.54%) CSS
3 101 (77.69%) HTML
4 71 (54.62%) AngularJS
5 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (33.85%) Front End Development
7 43 (33.08%) Java
8 41 (31.54%) HTML5
9 37 (28.46%) .NET
10 35 (26.92%) Web Development
11 33 (25.38%) React
12 30 (23.08%) User Experience
13 29 (22.31%) CSS3
13 29 (22.31%) Git (software)
13 29 (22.31%) XML
14 28 (21.54%) Sass
14 28 (21.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (20.77%) MVC
15 27 (20.77%) C#
15 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
16 26 (20.00%) Node.js
17 25 (19.23%) SQL
18 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
18 23 (17.69%) Maven
19 20 (15.38%) Linux
19 20 (15.38%) ASP.NET
19 20 (15.38%) Oracle
19 20 (15.38%) RESTful
20 19 (14.62%) Test Automation
21 18 (13.85%) TDD

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (11.54%) IIS
2 12 (9.23%) CMS
3 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (6.92%) JBoss
4 9 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (6.15%) Apache
5 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (4.62%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.08%) WordPress
9 3 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.77%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Photoshop
2 8 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.69%) Office 365
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.62%) IaaS
3 6 (4.62%) PaaS
4 3 (2.31%) npm
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Firewall
1 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.85%) Internet
2 5 (3.85%) Intranet
3 4 (3.08%) BIG-IP
3 4 (3.08%) LDAP
3 4 (3.08%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.77%) DNS
5 1 (0.77%) SMS
5 1 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.08%) MySQL
3 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.69%) Maven
3 16 (12.31%) Selenium
4 14 (10.77%) JUnit
5 13 (10.00%) Grunt
5 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.23%) gulp
7 10 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.62%) Subversion
9 5 (3.85%) Bower
10 2 (1.54%) Hudson
10 2 (1.54%) NUnit
10 2 (1.54%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.77%) Ant
11 1 (0.77%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (12.31%) Banking
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.38%) Marketing
4 6 (4.62%) Electronics
4 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (85.38%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (22.31%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.15%) Web Developer
5 16 (12.31%) .NET Developer
6 15 (11.54%) HTML Developer
6 15 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (5.38%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.38%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (81.54%) CSS
2 101 (77.69%) HTML
3 71 (54.62%) AngularJS
4 41 (31.54%) HTML5
5 37 (28.46%) .NET
6 33 (25.38%) React
7 29 (22.31%) CSS3
7 29 (22.31%) XML
8 28 (21.54%) Sass
8 28 (21.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (20.00%) Node.js
10 20 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 20 (15.38%) RESTful
11 16 (12.31%) XSLT
12 14 (10.77%) Web Services
13 12 (9.23%) Ajax
14 11 (8.46%) Hibernate
14 11 (8.46%) Java EE
15 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (6.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) User Experience
2 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.85%) DataPower
5 4 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.08%) PKI
6 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Animation
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.77%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.38%) Linux
2 16 (12.31%) Windows
3 14 (10.77%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.38%) Unix
6 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.85%) Front End Development
3 35 (26.92%) Web Development
4 27 (20.77%) MVC
5 19 (14.62%) Test Automation
6 18 (13.85%) TDD
7 17 (13.08%) Analytics
8 16 (12.31%) Scrum
8 16 (12.31%) Web Analytics
9 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (7.69%) BDD
12 10 (7.69%) Migration
13 8 (6.15%) Content Management
13 8 (6.15%) High Availability
13 8 (6.15%) Project Management
13 8 (6.15%) Refactoring
14 7 (5.38%) Records Management
14 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 43 (33.08%) Java
3 27 (20.77%) C#
4 25 (19.23%) SQL
5 11 (8.46%) Perl
5 11 (8.46%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.92%) Python
7 6 (4.62%) ECMAScript
8 4 (3.08%) PHP
8 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.38%) MCSE
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Ansible
1 2 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.38%) Oracle
3 9 (6.92%) Adobe
4 7 (5.38%) Nintex
4 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.62%) SAP
6 5 (3.85%) F5
6 5 (3.85%) HP
6 5 (3.85%) IBM
7 4 (3.08%) Citrix
7 4 (3.08%) Imperva
7 4 (3.08%) Perforce
8 3 (2.31%) Pega
9 2 (1.54%) Google
9 2 (1.54%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.54%) VMware
10 1 (0.77%) Alterian
10 1 (0.77%) Facebook
10 1 (0.77%) OpenText
10 1 (0.77%) Twitter