The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1457 1702 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.11% 3.16% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.66% 11.13% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 1292 1394
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 15
Median hourly rate £26.25 £43.75 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +82.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £21.76 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £44.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -34.83% +55.10%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15082 15298 15416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.37% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10422 10796 10312
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 179 206
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England -8 1359 £375 - 809
London -36 568 £450 +12.50% 204
South East -3 261 £375 +7.14% 158
North West +38 115 £360 +8.67% 108
City of London 0 112 £451 +12.62% 58
East of England +11 89 £369 -1.66% 69
South West -8 86 £338 -3.57% 57
East Midlands +16 77 £338 - 66
West Midlands +5 74 £338 +12.50% 66
Yorkshire +9 68 £361 +3.21% 69
Manchester +13 65 £350 +3.70% 59
Hampshire -7 64 £325 - 45
Scotland +3 62 £419 +23.16% 20
West Yorkshire +15 53 £375 +11.94% 41
Oxfordshire +17 46 £400 -0.62% 17
Leeds +8 46 £375 +11.94% 24
Surrey +1 45 £366 -8.62% 20
Bristol +11 42 £345 +6.15% 17
Edinburgh +11 40 £500 +36.98% 8
Hertfordshire +16 38 £375 -16.66% 16
Berkshire +26 35 £375 +10.29% 16
Buckinghamshire -8 34 £408 +27.84% 21
Leicestershire +5 32 £308 +28.12% 27
Cheshire +38 30 £400 +33.33% 19
Oxford +15 24 £400 +23.07% 8
Northamptonshire +14 24 £450 - 9
North East +75 20 £375 +27.65% 12
Portsmouth +10 19 £325 +13.04% 12
Glasgow +7 19 £350 +7.69% 12
Brighton -5 19 £325 -23.52% 9

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for jQuery.

1 2489 (86.39%) JavaScript
2 2303 (79.94%) HTML
3 2232 (77.47%) CSS
4 1291 (44.81%) HTML5
5 1218 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
6 1184 (41.10%) AngularJS
7 1002 (34.78%) .NET
8 953 (33.08%) MVC
9 946 (32.84%) C#
10 937 (32.52%) CSS3
11 782 (27.14%) Front End Development
12 737 (25.58%) SQL
13 679 (23.57%) ASP.NET
14 660 (22.91%) Git (software)
15 615 (21.35%) SQL Server
16 614 (21.31%) Ajax
17 612 (21.24%) Web Development
18 586 (20.34%) TDD
19 554 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 518 (17.98%) Java
21 475 (16.49%) Scrum
22 462 (16.04%) Sass
23 417 (14.47%) Finance
24 415 (14.40%) Node.js
25 412 (14.30%) XML
26 409 (14.20%) Web Services
27 405 (14.06%) React
28 384 (13.33%) User Experience
29 376 (13.05%) JSON
30 346 (12.01%) PHP

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 283 (9.82%) CMS
2 173 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 118 (4.10%) Apache
4 111 (3.85%) Drupal
5 99 (3.44%) IIS
6 78 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 77 (2.67%) WordPress
8 76 (2.64%) EPiServer
9 69 (2.40%) Umbraco
10 66 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 63 (2.19%) JBoss
11 63 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 63 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 59 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 56 (1.94%) Confluence
14 46 (1.60%) WebSphere
15 43 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
16 37 (1.28%) WebLogic
17 35 (1.21%) nginx
18 25 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 139 (4.82%) Photoshop
2 42 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.21%) InDesign
7 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.17%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.14%) GIMP
10 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.069%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.069%) InVision
11 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.035%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 33 (1.15%) Magento
2 29 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.10%) Revive Adserver
10 2 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.069%) Endur
10 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.069%) Shopify
10 2 (0.069%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.035%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.035%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 136 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (3.12%) GitHub
4 56 (1.94%) Office 365
5 42 (1.46%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 16 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.56%) SaaS
8 14 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (0.42%) IaaS
10 11 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
11 9 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.31%) Heroku
12 8 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.28%) PaaS
13 7 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.67%) HTTP
2 56 (1.94%) Internet
3 38 (1.32%) Intranet
4 29 (1.01%) SSL
5 23 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.76%) Extranet
7 11 (0.38%) DNS
8 9 (0.31%) Firewall
9 7 (0.24%) LDAP
9 7 (0.24%) Network Security
10 6 (0.21%) SMS
10 6 (0.21%) X.509
11 5 (0.17%) DHCP
11 5 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.17%) LAN
11 5 (0.17%) VLAN
11 5 (0.17%) WAN
11 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 282 (9.79%) MySQL
3 169 (5.87%) MongoDB
4 157 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 130 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 111 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 102 (3.54%) Oracle Database
8 79 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 67 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 61 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (1.56%) Redis
13 41 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 38 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (1.21%) Big Data
16 35 (1.21%) SQLPlus
17 30 (1.04%) Hadoop
18 23 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 660 (22.91%) Git (software)
2 237 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 231 (8.02%) Jenkins
4 191 (6.63%) Visual Studio
5 186 (6.46%) Subversion
6 174 (6.04%) Grunt
7 170 (5.90%) gulp
8 158 (5.48%) JIRA
9 136 (4.72%) Selenium
10 115 (3.99%) Maven
11 110 (3.82%) Cucumber
11 110 (3.82%) JUnit
12 86 (2.99%) Jasmine
13 71 (2.46%) Ant
14 70 (2.43%) TeamCity
15 63 (2.19%) IntelliJ
16 57 (1.98%) NUnit
17 55 (1.91%) Bitbucket
18 53 (1.84%) Eclipse
19 49 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 417 (14.47%) Finance
2 174 (6.04%) Banking
3 118 (4.10%) Marketing
4 96 (3.33%) Retail
5 59 (2.05%) Advertising
6 40 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 28 (0.97%) Legal
9 24 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.73%) Front Office
10 21 (0.73%) Publishing
11 18 (0.62%) Back Office
11 18 (0.62%) Games
12 17 (0.59%) Electronics
13 16 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.49%) Automotive
15 9 (0.31%) Law
15 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.21%) Czech Language
17 5 (0.17%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2599 (90.21%) Developer
2 655 (22.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 545 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 418 (14.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 328 (11.38%) C# Developer
6 299 (10.38%) HTML Developer
7 269 (9.34%) Web Developer
8 263 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 250 (8.68%) Java Developer
10 237 (8.23%) HTML CSS Developer
11 232 (8.05%) Angular Developer
12 230 (7.98%) Senior Developer
13 176 (6.11%) UI Developer
14 171 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
15 163 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
16 160 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 147 (5.10%) PHP Developer
18 140 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 136 (4.72%) SQL Developer
20 100 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2303 (79.94%) HTML
2 2232 (77.47%) CSS
3 1291 (44.81%) HTML5
4 1184 (41.10%) AngularJS
5 1002 (34.78%) .NET
6 937 (32.52%) CSS3
7 679 (23.57%) ASP.NET
8 614 (21.31%) Ajax
9 554 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 462 (16.04%) Sass
11 415 (14.40%) Node.js
12 412 (14.30%) XML
13 409 (14.20%) Web Services
14 405 (14.06%) React
15 376 (13.05%) JSON
16 344 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 275 (9.55%) .NET Framework
17 275 (9.55%) REST
18 268 (9.30%) RESTful
19 267 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 384 (13.33%) User Experience
2 152 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
3 138 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 68 (2.36%) W3C
6 60 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 46 (1.60%) Fintech
8 31 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (0.83%) NHS
10 23 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 16 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.56%) e-Learning
13 15 (0.52%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.49%) iPad
15 13 (0.45%) Animation
15 13 (0.45%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.42%) Social Media
16 12 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 250 (8.68%) Linux
2 185 (6.42%) Windows
3 126 (4.37%) Unix
4 58 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.70%) Android
6 24 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 24 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.35%) AIX
9 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.14%) SUSE
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.10%) CentOS
13 2 (0.069%) Solaris
14 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.035%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1218 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 953 (33.08%) MVC
3 782 (27.14%) Front End Development
4 612 (21.24%) Web Development
5 586 (20.34%) TDD
6 475 (16.49%) Scrum
7 297 (10.31%) OO
8 290 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
9 250 (8.68%) Test Automation
10 236 (8.19%) BDD
11 228 (7.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 224 (7.78%) Unit Testing
13 176 (6.11%) E-Commerce
14 158 (5.48%) OOP
15 152 (5.28%) Analytics
16 132 (4.58%) DevOps
17 130 (4.51%) Content Management
18 129 (4.48%) Software Engineering
19 128 (4.44%) SDLC
20 115 (3.99%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2489 (86.39%) JavaScript
2 946 (32.84%) C#
3 737 (25.58%) SQL
4 518 (17.98%) Java
5 346 (12.01%) PHP
6 168 (5.83%) Python
7 161 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 109 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 91 (3.16%) Ruby
10 86 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 84 (2.92%) Scala
12 81 (2.81%) VB.NET
13 64 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 62 (2.15%) ES6
14 62 (2.15%) Perl
15 61 (2.12%) PowerShell
16 58 (2.01%) VB
17 54 (1.87%) Groovy
18 25 (0.87%) ECMAScript
19 20 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 147 (5.10%) Degree
2 89 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.28%) MCP
9 6 (0.21%) MBA
9 6 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.17%) CISA
10 5 (0.17%) CISM
10 5 (0.17%) CISSP
10 5 (0.17%) MCTS
11 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.14%) MCSE
11 4 (0.14%) PMP
12 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.069%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.36%) QA
2 16 (0.56%) WCAG
3 13 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.31%) WAI
7 7 (0.24%) FATCA
8 5 (0.17%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.069%) SLA
10 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.035%) EMIR
10 1 (0.035%) HL7
10 1 (0.035%) MiFID
System Software
1 76 (2.64%) Docker
2 11 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.14%) HDFS
5 3 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (1.87%) Puppet
2 26 (0.90%) Kibana
3 20 (0.69%) Grafana
4 18 (0.62%) Ansible
4 18 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.35%) Piwik
6 8 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.24%) Salt
8 6 (0.21%) Nagios
9 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.17%) logstash
9 5 (0.17%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.14%) MOM
10 4 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.10%) cPanel
11 3 (0.10%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.069%) Terraform
12 2 (0.069%) vRealize
13 1 (0.035%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 281 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 242 (8.40%) Oracle
3 123 (4.27%) Adobe
4 89 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 82 (2.85%) Google
6 48 (1.67%) IBM
7 37 (1.28%) Zend
8 31 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.01%) Telerik
10 26 (0.90%) Apple
10 26 (0.90%) SAP
11 24 (0.83%) Twitter
12 18 (0.62%) hybris
13 16 (0.56%) Xamarin
14 15 (0.52%) ServiceNow
14 15 (0.52%) Siebel
15 14 (0.49%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.49%) webMethods
16 13 (0.45%) Perforce
16 13 (0.45%) Solace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stepstone UK
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Morgan Mckinley
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + + Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Long term contract
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive daily rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago