The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 30 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 35 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 4 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.53% 1.40% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 4.55% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 88 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.05% 30.77% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 73
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -42.22%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Southampton region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 3 (50.00%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) W3C
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCAG
4 2 (33.33%) DOM
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
5 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) DOM
3 2 (33.33%) React
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft