Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 220 117
Rank change year-on-year -26 -103 -25
Contract jobs citing jQuery 527 723 2,118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.21% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 4.01% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 502 1,547
10th Percentile £296 £293 £310
25th Percentile £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £525 £499 £500
90th Percentile £600 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £405
% change year-on-year +3.23% -4.32% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
10th Percentile £27.50 £27.00 £24.13
25th Percentile £30.75 £36.69 £45.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.50 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year -30.69% -8.18% +57.14%
75th Percentile £55.00 £52.69 £62.50
90th Percentile " £53.00 £64.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £50.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -32.67% -8.18% +57.14%

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 15,909 18,008 31,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.31% 30.06% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,368 12,680 22,717
10th Percentile £325 £331 £325
25th Percentile £405 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £580 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 169 279
10th Percentile £23.70 £18.79 £17.90
25th Percentile £33.75 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +7.41%
75th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £70.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.66%

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing jQuery.

Daily rate trend for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing jQuery over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing jQuery.

Hourly rate trend for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing jQuery over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Top 17 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 13 April 2021. 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 -49 395 £450 +5.88% 542
London +2 226 £475 +5.56% 124
Work from Home -87 202 £450 +12.50% 132
UK excluding London -31 195 £400 +3.23% 452
North of England +29 56 £400 +11.11% 140
Midlands 0 41 £350 -5.08% 95
Scotland -19 36 £425 +13.33% 16
North West +22 32 £388 +10.71% 78
South East -7 30 £375 -3.23% 97
Yorkshire +30 20 £388 +19.23% 49
West Midlands +3 20 £325 -22.62% 51
East Midlands +13 18 £350 - 42
South West +23 11 £413 +2.61% 59
Wales +21 9 £371 +1.71% 15
East of England -1 9 £325 -20.73% 28
North East +20 4 £434 -0.29% 13
Northern Ireland +11 3 £425 - 3

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 457 (86.72%) JavaScript
2 403 (76.47%) HTML
3 369 (70.02%) CSS
4 212 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (35.86%) AngularJS
6 154 (29.22%) HTML5
7 152 (28.84%) .NET
8 146 (27.70%) C#
9 142 (26.94%) React
10 141 (26.76%) SQL
10 141 (26.76%) Git (software)
11 137 (26.00%) Java
12 132 (25.05%) Azure
13 128 (24.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 122 (23.15%) MVC
15 113 (21.44%) Node.js
16 112 (21.25%) DevOps
17 107 (20.30%) SQL Server
18 102 (19.35%) Scrum
19 101 (19.17%) Front End Development
20 95 (18.03%) REST
21 92 (17.46%) Web Development
22 91 (17.27%) User Experience
23 79 (14.99%) Ajax
24 76 (14.42%) ASP.NET
25 75 (14.23%) Microservices
26 73 (13.85%) CSS3
26 73 (13.85%) Finance
27 72 (13.66%) Web Services
28 71 (13.47%) 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 32 (6.07%) Apache
2 24 (4.55%) WordPress
3 23 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.98%) Red Hat Fuse
5 20 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.61%) CMS
7 16 (3.04%) IIS
8 13 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.09%) Drupal
9 11 (2.09%) JBoss
10 9 (1.71%) Confluence
11 8 (1.52%) Jetty
11 8 (1.52%) Umbraco
12 6 (1.14%) MQSeries
12 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.95%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.95%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 16 (3.04%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.33%) Adobe XD
3 6 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.38%) InDesign
6 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.38%) Sketch
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.19%) InVision
7 1 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.04%) Magento
2 9 (1.71%) Shopify
3 8 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.76%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Radian6
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 132 (25.05%) Azure
2 47 (8.92%) AWS
3 28 (5.31%) PaaS
4 22 (4.17%) GitHub
5 16 (3.04%) Power Platform
6 15 (2.85%) Google Analytics
7 14 (2.66%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (2.47%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (2.09%) PowerApps
10 10 (1.90%) npm
11 9 (1.71%) Serverless
12 7 (1.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (1.14%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.14%) CloudFront
13 6 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (1.14%) IaaS
13 6 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.95%) Power Automate
15 4 (0.76%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.95%) DNS
1 5 (0.95%) HTTP
1 5 (0.95%) SSH
1 5 (0.95%) SSL
2 4 (0.76%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) DHCP
3 3 (0.57%) Intranet
3 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.38%) Network Security
4 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.19%) Extranet
5 1 (0.19%) LAN
5 1 (0.19%) VPN
5 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.97%) MySQL
3 35 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 33 (6.26%) MongoDB
5 28 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 28 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.28%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.90%) Redis
11 8 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.14%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.14%) Power BI
14 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 67 (12.71%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.83%) Visual Studio
4 33 (6.26%) Maven
5 31 (5.88%) JIRA
6 30 (5.69%) gulp
7 28 (5.31%) webpack
8 26 (4.93%) Subversion
9 23 (4.36%) SonarQube
10 21 (3.98%) Cucumber
10 21 (3.98%) Grunt
10 21 (3.98%) Jasmine
10 21 (3.98%) Selenium
11 20 (3.80%) JUnit
12 18 (3.42%) Gradle
13 17 (3.23%) Mocha
14 13 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (2.28%) Bitbucket
15 12 (2.28%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 73 (13.85%) Finance
2 28 (5.31%) Banking
3 27 (5.12%) Marketing
4 22 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.28%) Retail
6 10 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.33%) Law
8 6 (1.14%) Back Office
8 6 (1.14%) Police
9 4 (0.76%) French Language
9 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.76%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 424 (80.46%) Developer
2 81 (15.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 78 (14.80%) .NET Developer
4 59 (11.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 43 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 40 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 33 (6.26%) Architect
9 29 (5.50%) C# Developer
10 28 (5.31%) UI Developer
11 27 (5.12%) React Developer
12 22 (4.17%) Angular Developer
12 22 (4.17%) Web Developer
13 19 (3.61%) HTML Developer
13 19 (3.61%) Node.js Developer
14 17 (3.23%) Azure Developer
14 17 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.04%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.04%) PHP Developer
16 15 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (76.47%) HTML
2 369 (70.02%) CSS
3 189 (35.86%) AngularJS
4 154 (29.22%) HTML5
5 152 (28.84%) .NET
6 142 (26.94%) React
7 128 (24.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 113 (21.44%) Node.js
9 95 (18.03%) REST
10 79 (14.99%) Ajax
11 76 (14.42%) ASP.NET
12 73 (13.85%) CSS3
13 72 (13.66%) Web Services
14 71 (13.47%) Spring
15 64 (12.14%) Sass
16 63 (11.95%) XML
17 62 (11.76%) .NET Framework
18 58 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
19 57 (10.82%) JSON
20 55 (10.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.27%) User Experience
2 36 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.61%) Clustering
6 19 (3.61%) N-Tier
6 19 (3.61%) W3C
7 14 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.28%) Graphic Design
9 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.33%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.14%) NHS
11 6 (1.14%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.95%) Derivative
13 4 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.57%) Animation
14 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.71%) Linux
2 40 (7.59%) Windows
3 19 (3.61%) Ubuntu
4 15 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.66%) Android
5 14 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.28%) CentOS
8 11 (2.09%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (1.90%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.90%) Unix
10 4 (0.76%) Debian
10 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.38%) Tizen
12 2 (0.38%) webOS
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (23.15%) MVC
3 112 (21.25%) DevOps
4 102 (19.35%) Scrum
5 101 (19.17%) Front End Development
6 92 (17.46%) Web Development
7 75 (14.23%) Microservices
8 71 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (13.09%) OO
10 66 (12.52%) Test Automation
11 59 (11.20%) TDD
12 48 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
13 42 (7.97%) Unit Testing
14 41 (7.78%) Software Engineering
15 39 (7.40%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (7.21%) E-Commerce
17 33 (6.26%) BDD
17 33 (6.26%) Open Source
18 32 (6.07%) Wireframes
19 30 (5.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 457 (86.72%) JavaScript
2 146 (27.70%) C#
3 141 (26.76%) SQL
4 137 (26.00%) Java
5 71 (13.47%) PHP
6 46 (8.73%) Python
7 42 (7.97%) TypeScript
8 38 (7.21%) Java 8
9 28 (5.31%) PowerShell
10 24 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.61%) Ruby
12 17 (3.23%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.66%) ES6
13 14 (2.66%) Groovy
14 12 (2.28%) Apex Code
14 12 (2.28%) Scala
15 11 (2.09%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.90%) Perl
17 9 (1.71%) Go
18 8 (1.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.88%) Degree
4 15 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.90%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.31%) QA
2 20 (3.80%) WCAG
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.57%) MiFID
3 3 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) HL7
4 2 (0.38%) NCSC
4 2 (0.38%) NIST
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 55 (10.44%) Docker
2 5 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.47%) Terraform
3 10 (1.90%) Puppet
4 7 (1.33%) Ansible
5 4 (0.76%) Salt
6 3 (0.57%) Grafana
6 3 (0.57%) Kibana
6 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.19%) cPanel
8 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.19%) Plesk
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 66 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.25%) Oracle
3 32 (6.07%) Adobe
4 23 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (3.80%) Google
6 14 (2.66%) Optimizely
7 10 (1.90%) Sybase
8 8 (1.52%) VMware
9 7 (1.33%) SAP
9 7 (1.33%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.33%) WooCommerce
10 6 (1.14%) Telerik
10 6 (1.14%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.95%) Nintex
11 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.76%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.76%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.76%) hybris
12 4 (0.76%) Sparx