The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 29 March 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 10 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 28 95 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.97% 17.15% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.18% 43.78% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 73 11
Median daily rate £273 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £38.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -49.34% +40.74%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 146 217 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.93% 39.17% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 155 77
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in South Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in South Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Cardiff -12 22 £363 -3.33% 5
jQuery
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 39 (86.67%) HTML
1 39 (86.67%) CSS
2 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
3 32 (71.11%) HTML5
4 28 (62.22%) CSS3
5 27 (60.00%) Ajax
5 27 (60.00%) Web Development
5 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 18 (40.00%) Front End Development
8 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (33.33%) User Experience
10 14 (31.11%) SQL
11 13 (28.89%) .NET
11 13 (28.89%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (28.89%) Wireframes
12 12 (26.67%) OOP
13 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
13 11 (24.44%) PHP
13 11 (24.44%) MVC
13 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (24.44%) React
14 10 (22.22%) Durandal
14 10 (22.22%) Docker
14 10 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 10 (22.22%) Backbone.js
14 10 (22.22%) Node.js
14 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
14 10 (22.22%) Web Design
15 9 (20.00%) MySQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) MSTest
2 6 (13.33%) NUnit
3 5 (11.11%) MSBuild
3 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) Grunt
5 2 (4.44%) gulp
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) MbUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Web Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 9 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) PHP Zend Developer
7 5 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
9 3 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
9 3 (6.67%) UX Developer
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) CSS
1 39 (86.67%) HTML
2 32 (71.11%) HTML5
3 28 (62.22%) CSS3
4 27 (60.00%) Ajax
5 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (28.89%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
8 11 (24.44%) React
9 10 (22.22%) Backbone.js
9 10 (22.22%) Durandal
9 10 (22.22%) Node.js
10 9 (20.00%) Sass
11 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.56%) LAMP
12 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.33%) Zend Framework
13 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.11%) W3C
3 4 (8.89%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (60.00%) Web Development
2 18 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 13 (28.89%) Wireframes
4 12 (26.67%) OOP
5 11 (24.44%) MVC
5 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Web Design
7 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.11%) BDD
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) PHP
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) WAI
1 2 (4.44%) WCAG
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.33%) Zend
2 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore