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 26 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 66 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1450 1657 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.08% 3.12% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.63% 10.97% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1261 1409
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 15
Median hourly rate £28.25 £43.00 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.30% +79.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.92 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -30.23% +49.87%  

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 15051 15100 15398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.45% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10636 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +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 196 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -6 1349 £375 - 801
London -31 563 £438 +9.37% 209
South East -2 255 £375 +7.14% 164
North West +39 114 £361 +6.81% 109
City of London -6 109 £463 +15.68% 58
South West -7 90 £338 -2.17% 57
East of England +8 87 £363 -3.33% 66
West Midlands +6 79 £338 +29.80% 64
East Midlands +16 78 £338 +2.27% 54
Manchester +12 64 £350 +3.70% 60
Scotland +5 64 £425 +25.00% 19
Yorkshire +8 63 £360 +2.85% 68
Hampshire -9 61 £325 - 43
West Yorkshire +5 50 £369 +10.07% 42
Oxfordshire +19 45 £400 -0.62% 19
Leeds +16 43 £363 +8.20% 27
Bristol +12 43 £345 +6.15% 15
Surrey +4 43 £364 -9.06% 24
Edinburgh +13 38 £550 +50.68% 7
Hertfordshire +15 36 £363 -19.44% 15
Berkshire +29 35 £375 +10.29% 14
Buckinghamshire -7 35 £408 +25.38% 23
Leicestershire +3 32 £304 +26.56% 22
Cheshire +37 30 £400 +25.00% 23
Northamptonshire +12 25 £450 - 3
Oxford +16 24 £400 +23.07% 8
Glasgow +10 23 £373 +14.61% 12
Birmingham -10 20 £360 +44.00% 12
North East +79 19 £375 +30.43% 10
Portsmouth +10 19 £325 +13.04% 13

For the 6 months to 26 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 2495 (86.39%) JavaScript
2 2317 (80.23%) HTML
3 2243 (77.67%) CSS
4 1302 (45.08%) HTML5
5 1210 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1194 (41.34%) AngularJS
7 1008 (34.90%) .NET
8 962 (33.31%) MVC
9 949 (32.86%) C#
10 947 (32.79%) CSS3
11 788 (27.29%) Front End Development
12 735 (25.45%) SQL
13 682 (23.61%) ASP.NET
14 658 (22.78%) Git (software)
15 619 (21.43%) Web Development
15 619 (21.43%) Ajax
16 618 (21.40%) SQL Server
17 586 (20.29%) TDD
18 561 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 515 (17.83%) Java
20 476 (16.48%) Scrum
21 467 (16.17%) Sass
22 422 (14.61%) Finance
23 416 (14.40%) Node.js
24 411 (14.23%) XML
25 409 (14.16%) Web Services
26 408 (14.13%) React
27 389 (13.47%) User Experience
28 381 (13.19%) JSON
29 348 (12.05%) 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
1 286 (9.90%) CMS
2 172 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 116 (4.02%) Apache
4 113 (3.91%) Drupal
5 98 (3.39%) IIS
6 77 (2.67%) WordPress
7 76 (2.63%) EPiServer
8 75 (2.60%) Tomcat
9 70 (2.42%) Umbraco
10 66 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 64 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 63 (2.18%) JBoss
12 63 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 57 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 56 (1.94%) Confluence
15 46 (1.59%) WebSphere
16 44 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
17 36 (1.25%) WebLogic
18 32 (1.11%) nginx
19 25 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 140 (4.85%) Photoshop
2 42 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.48%) 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 (1.14%) Magento
2 32 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.59%) 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%) Endur
10 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.069%) Shopify
10 2 (0.069%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
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 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.98%) GitHub
4 56 (1.94%) Office 365
5 39 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 16 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.55%) SaaS
8 14 (0.48%) 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 74 (2.56%) HTTP
2 59 (2.04%) Internet
3 38 (1.32%) Intranet
4 26 (0.90%) SSL
5 22 (0.76%) Extranet
6 20 (0.69%) TCP/IP
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
1 618 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 281 (9.73%) MySQL
3 168 (5.82%) MongoDB
4 153 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 131 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 108 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 101 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 79 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 60 (2.08%) 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
1 658 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 236 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 226 (7.83%) Jenkins
4 190 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 185 (6.41%) Subversion
6 176 (6.09%) Grunt
7 173 (5.99%) gulp
8 159 (5.51%) JIRA
9 133 (4.61%) Selenium
10 114 (3.95%) Maven
11 109 (3.77%) JUnit
12 108 (3.74%) Cucumber
13 93 (3.22%) Jasmine
14 68 (2.35%) TeamCity
15 67 (2.32%) Ant
16 60 (2.08%) IntelliJ
17 58 (2.01%) Bitbucket
18 56 (1.94%) NUnit
19 52 (1.80%) Eclipse
20 51 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 422 (14.61%) Finance
2 174 (6.02%) Banking
3 117 (4.05%) Marketing
4 96 (3.32%) Retail
5 56 (1.94%) Advertising
6 41 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 28 (0.97%) Legal
9 25 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.73%) Front Office
10 21 (0.73%) Publishing
11 18 (0.62%) Back Office
11 18 (0.62%) Electronics
12 17 (0.59%) Games
13 16 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.48%) Automotive
15 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.28%) Law
17 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.17%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2603 (90.13%) Developer
2 657 (22.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 542 (18.77%) .NET Developer
4 418 (14.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 326 (11.29%) C# Developer
6 299 (10.35%) HTML Developer
7 275 (9.52%) Web Developer
8 260 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 250 (8.66%) Java Developer
10 236 (8.17%) HTML CSS Developer
11 230 (7.96%) Angular Developer
11 230 (7.96%) Senior Developer
12 179 (6.20%) UI Developer
13 169 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
14 168 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
15 160 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 147 (5.09%) PHP Developer
17 138 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 138 (4.78%) SQL Developer
18 101 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2317 (80.23%) HTML
2 2243 (77.67%) CSS
3 1302 (45.08%) HTML5
4 1194 (41.34%) AngularJS
5 1008 (34.90%) .NET
6 947 (32.79%) CSS3
7 682 (23.61%) ASP.NET
8 619 (21.43%) Ajax
9 561 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 467 (16.17%) Sass
11 416 (14.40%) Node.js
12 411 (14.23%) XML
13 409 (14.16%) Web Services
14 408 (14.13%) React
15 381 (13.19%) JSON
16 341 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 282 (9.76%) REST
18 276 (9.56%) .NET Framework
19 270 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
20 268 (9.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 389 (13.47%) User Experience
2 150 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
3 139 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 69 (2.39%) W3C
6 59 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 45 (1.56%) Fintech
8 32 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (0.83%) NHS
10 23 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 21 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 16 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.55%) e-Learning
13 15 (0.52%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.48%) 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
1 243 (8.41%) Linux
2 181 (6.27%) Windows
3 125 (4.33%) Unix
4 59 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.70%) Android
6 24 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.35%) AIX
10 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.14%) SUSE
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.10%) CentOS
14 2 (0.069%) Solaris
15 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.035%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1210 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 962 (33.31%) MVC
3 788 (27.29%) Front End Development
4 619 (21.43%) Web Development
5 586 (20.29%) TDD
6 476 (16.48%) Scrum
7 296 (10.25%) OO
8 286 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 251 (8.69%) Test Automation
10 239 (8.28%) BDD
11 230 (7.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 226 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 173 (5.99%) E-Commerce
14 158 (5.47%) OOP
15 148 (5.12%) Analytics
16 134 (4.64%) Software Engineering
17 132 (4.57%) Content Management
18 128 (4.43%) DevOps
18 128 (4.43%) SDLC
19 116 (4.02%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2495 (86.39%) JavaScript
2 949 (32.86%) C#
3 735 (25.45%) SQL
4 515 (17.83%) Java
5 348 (12.05%) PHP
6 164 (5.68%) Python
7 161 (5.57%) T-SQL
8 111 (3.84%) PL/SQL
9 87 (3.01%) Ruby
9 87 (3.01%) TypeScript
10 83 (2.87%) VB.NET
11 80 (2.77%) Scala
12 66 (2.29%) ES6
13 64 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 60 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 58 (2.01%) Perl
15 58 (2.01%) VB
16 51 (1.77%) Groovy
17 31 (1.07%) ECMAScript
18 21 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 146 (5.06%) Degree
2 88 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.52%) 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%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.17%) CISA
10 5 (0.17%) CISM
10 5 (0.17%) CISSP
10 5 (0.17%) MBA
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 69 (2.39%) QA
2 16 (0.55%) 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 74 (2.56%) 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 53 (1.84%) Puppet
2 23 (0.80%) Kibana
3 18 (0.62%) Ansible
3 18 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.59%) Grafana
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
1 280 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 241 (8.34%) Oracle
3 123 (4.26%) Adobe
4 87 (3.01%) Sitecore
5 79 (2.74%) Google
6 48 (1.66%) IBM
7 37 (1.28%) Zend
8 31 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.00%) Telerik
10 27 (0.93%) SAP
11 25 (0.87%) Apple
12 23 (0.80%) Twitter
13 18 (0.62%) hybris
14 16 (0.55%) Siebel
14 16 (0.55%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.48%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.48%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
16 13 (0.45%) Solace
16 13 (0.45%) webMethods
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + + Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago