Period
to 9 December 2019

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 6 months to 9 December 2019 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 97 89
Rank change year-on-year -90 -8 -21
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1,153 2,645 2,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 2.53% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 7.29% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 1,862 2,027
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £308 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 18
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £33.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +33.45% -20.66%
10th Percentile £7.90 £35.00 £21.68
90th Percentile £52.95 £100.75 £40.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £30.66
% change year-on-year -23.53% +38.62% -23.35%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 24,410 36,292 32,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.25% 34.78% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,827 25,643 23,294
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 311 363
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £18.76 £17.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £51.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +5.26%

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Top 16 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 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
England -82 1,096 £425 - 922
UK excluding London -81 661 £400 - 792
London -64 474 £450 -5.26% 193
South East -88 183 £400 -3.03% 179
North of England -51 180 £394 +4.65% 240
North West -20 98 £350 -11.05% 142
Midlands -29 98 £363 -3.33% 131
East of England +17 94 £425 - 73
South West -63 61 £394 +5.00% 107
West Midlands -42 52 £406 +8.33% 75
East Midlands -8 45 £350 -6.67% 56
North East +20 41 £430 +12.77% 33
Yorkshire -57 41 £400 +6.67% 65
Scotland -28 30 £425 +13.33% 28
Wales +10 12 £375 -5.06% 29
Northern Ireland +5 6 £430 -4.44% 7

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for jQuery.

1 973 (84.39%) JavaScript
2 822 (71.29%) HTML
3 783 (67.91%) CSS
4 497 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
5 457 (39.64%) .NET
6 446 (38.68%) AngularJS
7 402 (34.87%) C#
8 396 (34.35%) MVC
9 336 (29.14%) HTML5
10 329 (28.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 304 (26.37%) SQL
12 302 (26.19%) Front End Development
13 297 (25.76%) React
14 296 (25.67%) ASP.NET
15 284 (24.63%) SQL Server
16 229 (19.86%) Git (software)
17 224 (19.43%) CSS3
18 205 (17.78%) Azure
19 199 (17.26%) Microsoft
20 194 (16.83%) PHP
21 191 (16.57%) Java
22 190 (16.48%) Web Development
23 187 (16.22%) Sass
24 185 (16.05%) TDD
25 180 (15.61%) Scrum
26 176 (15.26%) .NET Framework
27 173 (15.00%) Node.js
28 164 (14.22%) MySQL
29 160 (13.88%) DevOps
30 159 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 109 (9.45%) CMS
2 90 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 57 (4.94%) Apache
4 54 (4.68%) Tomcat
4 54 (4.68%) WordPress
5 44 (3.82%) nginx
6 39 (3.38%) IIS
7 35 (3.04%) Drupal
7 35 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (2.69%) Confluence
9 29 (2.52%) JBoss
10 26 (2.25%) WebLogic
11 24 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 20 (1.73%) Umbraco
12 20 (1.73%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.78%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.61%) GeoServer
Applications
1 42 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (1.04%) GIMP
6 11 (0.95%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.43%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.35%) Sketch
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.26%) InVision
9 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 34 (2.95%) Magento
2 19 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.26%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.26%) Shopify
4 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.17%) Primavera
4 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.087%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.087%) Odoo
5 1 (0.087%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.087%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 205 (17.78%) Azure
2 89 (7.72%) AWS
3 66 (5.72%) GitHub
4 45 (3.90%) Google Analytics
5 43 (3.73%) npm
6 36 (3.12%) Office 365
7 26 (2.25%) GCP
8 25 (2.17%) Serverless
9 19 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (1.56%) PaaS
11 16 (1.39%) Power Platform
12 15 (1.30%) SaaS
13 13 (1.13%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.13%) PowerApps
14 12 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
16 8 (0.69%) Azure Functions
16 8 (0.69%) Yammer
17 7 (0.61%) IaaS
17 7 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.99%) HTTP
2 21 (1.82%) Internet
3 18 (1.56%) SSL
4 16 (1.39%) Intranet
5 15 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.87%) SSH
7 8 (0.69%) Broadband
8 6 (0.52%) DNS
9 5 (0.43%) FTP
9 5 (0.43%) Network Security
10 4 (0.35%) Extranet
10 4 (0.35%) SMTP
11 3 (0.26%) DMZ
11 3 (0.26%) Firewall
12 2 (0.17%) WAN
13 1 (0.087%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 164 (14.22%) MySQL
3 70 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 63 (5.46%) MongoDB
5 59 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 43 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 30 (2.60%) Redis
10 27 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.65%) BigQuery
14 15 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
16 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.69%) DB2
17 8 (0.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 229 (19.86%) Git (software)
2 130 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 124 (10.75%) Visual Studio
4 106 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (7.20%) JIRA
6 82 (7.11%) gulp
7 67 (5.81%) Grunt
8 61 (5.29%) Selenium
8 61 (5.29%) webpack
9 56 (4.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 48 (4.16%) JUnit
11 42 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 42 (3.64%) Subversion
12 38 (3.30%) Bitbucket
13 35 (3.04%) Jasmine
13 35 (3.04%) Maven
13 35 (3.04%) Moq
14 28 (2.43%) Cucumber
15 27 (2.34%) IntelliJ
15 27 (2.34%) MSTest
General
1 128 (11.10%) Finance
2 74 (6.42%) Marketing
3 58 (5.03%) Retail
4 57 (4.94%) Public Sector
5 33 (2.86%) Banking
5 33 (2.86%) Law
6 25 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.65%) Games
8 17 (1.47%) Advertising
8 17 (1.47%) Back Office
9 12 (1.04%) Police
10 11 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.78%) Publishing
12 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.52%) Electronics
14 4 (0.35%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) Automotive
15 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 997 (86.47%) Developer
2 225 (19.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 216 (18.73%) .NET Developer
4 132 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 127 (11.01%) Full Stack Developer
6 101 (8.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 98 (8.50%) PHP Developer
8 97 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 78 (6.76%) Senior Developer
10 65 (5.64%) Web Developer
11 62 (5.38%) HTML Developer
12 59 (5.12%) Java Developer
13 58 (5.03%) Angular Developer
14 53 (4.60%) React Developer
15 47 (4.08%) SQL Developer
16 45 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
17 44 (3.82%) Software Developer
18 41 (3.56%) UI Developer
19 38 (3.30%) HTML CSS Developer
20 35 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (71.29%) HTML
2 783 (67.91%) CSS
3 457 (39.64%) .NET
4 446 (38.68%) AngularJS
5 336 (29.14%) HTML5
6 329 (28.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 297 (25.76%) React
8 296 (25.67%) ASP.NET
9 224 (19.43%) CSS3
10 187 (16.22%) Sass
11 176 (15.26%) .NET Framework
12 173 (15.00%) Node.js
13 159 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 156 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 154 (13.36%) JSON
16 130 (11.27%) Web Services
17 126 (10.93%) Ajax
18 124 (10.75%) REST
19 116 (10.06%) Entity Framework
20 115 (9.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.92%) User Experience
2 68 (5.90%) W3C
3 60 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 51 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.91%) Graphic Design
7 22 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.39%) Vector Graphics
9 14 (1.21%) Social Media
10 9 (0.78%) Derivative
11 8 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.61%) Life Science
12 7 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.43%) NHS
14 5 (0.43%) RIA
15 4 (0.35%) Tandem
16 3 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.28%) Linux
2 83 (7.20%) Windows
3 35 (3.04%) Unix
4 24 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 22 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.04%) Android
7 9 (0.78%) Debian
8 8 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.61%) CentOS
9 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.35%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.26%) Solaris
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.087%) MVS
14 1 (0.087%) OS/2
14 1 (0.087%) VMS
14 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (34.35%) MVC
3 302 (26.19%) Front End Development
4 190 (16.48%) Web Development
5 185 (16.05%) TDD
6 180 (15.61%) Scrum
7 160 (13.88%) DevOps
8 113 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
9 107 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
10 106 (9.19%) Test Automation
11 103 (8.93%) OO
12 100 (8.67%) E-Commerce
13 99 (8.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 97 (8.41%) Microservices
15 73 (6.33%) Analytics
16 70 (6.07%) Software Engineering
17 65 (5.64%) SOLID
18 63 (5.46%) Kanban
19 61 (5.29%) BDD
20 59 (5.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 973 (84.39%) JavaScript
2 402 (34.87%) C#
3 304 (26.37%) SQL
4 194 (16.83%) PHP
5 191 (16.57%) Java
6 107 (9.28%) Python
7 76 (6.59%) TypeScript
8 68 (5.90%) T-SQL
9 67 (5.81%) Ruby
10 38 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 36 (3.12%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.78%) ES6
13 23 (1.99%) Scala
14 22 (1.91%) Groovy
15 21 (1.82%) Perl
16 16 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 14 (1.21%) Haskell
18 14 (1.21%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 50 (4.34%) Security Cleared
2 27 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 23 (1.99%) Degree
4 6 (0.52%) BC Cleared
4 6 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.35%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.35%) MCSD
5 4 (0.35%) OCPJP
5 4 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.26%) HND
7 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.087%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.087%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.86%) WCAG
2 50 (4.34%) QA
3 13 (1.13%) MiFID
4 7 (0.61%) GDPR
4 7 (0.61%) PMO
5 3 (0.26%) WAI
6 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.087%) SLA
6 1 (0.087%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 94 (8.15%) Docker
2 15 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 35 (3.04%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.60%) Puppet
3 14 (1.21%) Grafana
3 14 (1.21%) Kibana
3 14 (1.21%) Terraform
4 11 (0.95%) MIIS
4 11 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.78%) Ansible
6 6 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.52%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.52%) Salt
7 3 (0.26%) Graphite
7 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.17%) WMI
9 1 (0.087%) cPanel
9 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 199 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 97 (8.41%) Oracle
3 71 (6.16%) Google
4 52 (4.51%) Adobe
5 34 (2.95%) Sitecore
6 28 (2.43%) IBM
7 19 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.30%) SAP
9 12 (1.04%) Demandware
10 11 (0.95%) Telerik
11 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.78%) webMethods
13 8 (0.69%) Tealium
13 8 (0.69%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.61%) Ensighten
14 7 (0.61%) hybris
14 7 (0.61%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.61%) Sybase
14 7 (0.61%) Zend
15 6 (0.52%) Red Hat