Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 274 222 147
Rank change year-on-year -52 -75 -55
Contract jobs citing jQuery 689 442 1,732
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.20% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 3.96% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 303 1,236
10th Percentile £298 £306 £300
25th Percentile £356 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £433 £431 £425
Median % change year-on-year +0.35% +1.41% +4.94%
75th Percentile £500 £525 £495
90th Percentile £588 £586 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
10th Percentile £24.38 £22.23 "
25th Percentile £29.38 £23.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate £39.25 £25.30 £31.25
Median % change year-on-year +55.14% -19.04% -26.47%
75th Percentile £52.16 £39.60 £47.81
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.09 £56.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.90 £31.25
% change year-on-year +5.72% +24.48% -26.47%

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 21,647 11,167 29,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.16% 30.40% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,505 7,903 20,605
10th Percentile £356 £331 £333
25th Percentile £419 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £602 £594 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 101 279
10th Percentile £15.45 £20.50 £18.01
25th Percentile £27.80 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year - +0.19% +8.35%
75th Percentile £59.45 £58.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.75 £66.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -1.14% +10.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -67 506 £428 -1.61% 612
Work from Home -81 274 £450 +20.00% 175
UK excluding London -72 266 £400 -4.76% 496
London -73 235 £485 +7.78% 140
North of England -10 67 £400 -9.60% 155
Midlands -32 60 £350 -26.32% 112
South East -47 58 £410 +2.50% 110
North West -22 40 £385 -14.44% 96
South West -17 35 £438 +1.16% 63
West Midlands -35 31 £350 -33.33% 66
Scotland -56 26 £433 -3.89% 18
Yorkshire -10 25 £400 +10.34% 43
East Midlands -9 24 £325 +3.17% 46
East of England -28 10 £438 +9.38% 30
Northern Ireland -1 6 £472 +9.40% 3
Wales -5 4 £419 +4.69% 5
North East -5 2 £455 +2.82% 16

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 593 (86.07%) JavaScript
2 515 (74.75%) HTML
3 478 (69.38%) CSS
4 260 (37.74%) AngularJS
5 244 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
6 236 (34.25%) React
7 214 (31.06%) .NET
8 194 (28.16%) C#
9 192 (27.87%) SQL
10 188 (27.29%) MVC
11 187 (27.14%) HTML5
12 179 (25.98%) Git (software)
13 165 (23.95%) SQL Server
14 156 (22.64%) Java
15 155 (22.50%) Azure
16 148 (21.48%) Social Skills
17 143 (20.75%) Node.js
18 131 (19.01%) Full Stack Development
19 129 (18.72%) ASP.NET
20 121 (17.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 119 (17.27%) Front End Development
22 117 (16.98%) REST
23 113 (16.40%) Sass
23 113 (16.40%) Scrum
24 96 (13.93%) CSS3
25 95 (13.79%) Ajax
25 95 (13.79%) Web Development
26 91 (13.21%) Web Services
27 90 (13.06%) RESTful
27 90 (13.06%) User Experience

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 40 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 38 (5.52%) CMS
3 34 (4.93%) Apache
4 20 (2.90%) WordPress
5 19 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.61%) Drupal
7 16 (2.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (2.18%) IIS
9 12 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.60%) Confluence
11 10 (1.45%) nginx
12 9 (1.31%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.16%) Red Hat Fuse
13 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.02%) EPiServer
14 7 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.87%) JBoss
15 6 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.45%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.31%) InVision
4 8 (1.16%) Adobe XD
4 8 (1.16%) Sketch
5 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.58%) InDesign
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.44%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.29%) GIMP
8 2 (0.29%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.15%) Figma
Business Applications
1 27 (3.92%) Magento
2 23 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.45%) Shopify
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 155 (22.50%) Azure
2 66 (9.58%) AWS
3 39 (5.66%) GitHub
4 23 (3.34%) Power Platform
5 20 (2.90%) SaaS
6 18 (2.61%) PaaS
6 18 (2.61%) Serverless
7 17 (2.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 17 (2.47%) npm
7 17 (2.47%) PowerApps
8 16 (2.32%) Microsoft 365
9 14 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.74%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.74%) GCP
10 12 (1.74%) Google Analytics
11 11 (1.60%) Azure Service Bus
11 11 (1.60%) Power Automate
12 10 (1.45%) Azure Service Fabric
12 10 (1.45%) CloudFront
12 10 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) DNS
2 13 (1.89%) Internet
3 9 (1.31%) HTTP
4 6 (0.87%) BGP
5 4 (0.58%) DHCP
6 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.44%) Intranet
7 2 (0.29%) SSL
7 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.29%) X.500
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.26%) MySQL
3 43 (6.24%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (5.66%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.90%) Redis
9 19 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.89%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
13 9 (1.31%) Power BI
14 8 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.16%) Riak
15 6 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 179 (25.98%) Git (software)
2 78 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 68 (9.87%) Maven
4 60 (8.71%) JIRA
5 45 (6.53%) Visual Studio
6 33 (4.79%) Jasmine
7 31 (4.50%) gulp
8 28 (4.06%) Subversion
9 27 (3.92%) webpack
10 26 (3.77%) Cucumber
10 26 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
11 25 (3.63%) Bitbucket
12 24 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (3.48%) Grunt
13 22 (3.19%) JUnit
14 18 (2.61%) Gradle
15 17 (2.47%) Mocha
16 16 (2.32%) Redmine
16 16 (2.32%) Selenium
17 15 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 148 (21.48%) Social Skills
2 67 (9.72%) Finance
3 46 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.79%) Marketing
5 30 (4.35%) Banking
6 20 (2.90%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.32%) Retail
8 12 (1.74%) Back Office
9 9 (1.31%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.16%) Legal
10 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.87%) Law
12 5 (0.73%) Police
13 4 (0.58%) Games
14 3 (0.44%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.29%) French Language
15 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Military
15 2 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 562 (81.57%) Developer
2 109 (15.82%) .NET Developer
3 99 (14.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 69 (10.01%) Senior Developer
5 62 (9.00%) Java Developer
6 61 (8.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (7.11%) C# Developer
7 49 (7.11%) React Developer
8 34 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
9 33 (4.79%) Salesforce Developer
10 32 (4.64%) Architect
11 30 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 27 (3.92%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.48%) SQL Developer
13 24 (3.48%) UI Developer
14 22 (3.19%) HTML Developer
15 21 (3.05%) Angular Developer
15 21 (3.05%) HTML CSS Developer
16 19 (2.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (74.75%) HTML
2 478 (69.38%) CSS
3 260 (37.74%) AngularJS
4 236 (34.25%) React
5 214 (31.06%) .NET
6 187 (27.14%) HTML5
7 143 (20.75%) Node.js
8 129 (18.72%) ASP.NET
9 121 (17.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 117 (16.98%) REST
11 113 (16.40%) Sass
12 96 (13.93%) CSS3
13 95 (13.79%) Ajax
14 91 (13.21%) Web Services
15 90 (13.06%) RESTful
16 86 (12.48%) .NET Framework
16 86 (12.48%) Spring
17 80 (11.61%) JSON
18 78 (11.32%) XML
19 71 (10.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.06%) User Experience
2 28 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (3.77%) W3C
4 25 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.32%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.03%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.31%) Clustering
10 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.16%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.02%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.02%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.87%) Equities
12 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.87%) NHS
13 5 (0.73%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.40%) Windows
2 50 (7.26%) Linux
3 17 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (2.32%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (1.74%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.02%) CentOS
7 7 (1.02%) Unix
8 4 (0.58%) Android
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.15%) Tizen
11 1 (0.15%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (27.29%) MVC
3 131 (19.01%) Full Stack Development
4 119 (17.27%) Front End Development
5 113 (16.40%) Scrum
6 95 (13.79%) Web Development
7 88 (12.77%) DevOps
8 86 (12.48%) TDD
9 83 (12.05%) OO
10 80 (11.61%) Microservices
11 79 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (10.45%) Unit Testing
13 70 (10.16%) Software Engineering
14 64 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (8.56%) E-Commerce
16 51 (7.40%) OOP
16 51 (7.40%) SDLC
17 49 (7.11%) Wireframes
18 48 (6.97%) BDD
18 48 (6.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 593 (86.07%) JavaScript
2 194 (28.16%) C#
3 192 (27.87%) SQL
4 156 (22.64%) Java
5 72 (10.45%) TypeScript
6 68 (9.87%) PHP
7 59 (8.56%) Python
8 48 (6.97%) T-SQL
9 44 (6.39%) Java 8
10 29 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 27 (3.92%) Apex Code
11 27 (3.92%) ES6
12 26 (3.77%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.76%) Scala
14 17 (2.47%) Kotlin
14 17 (2.47%) SOQL
15 15 (2.18%) Ruby
16 14 (2.03%) C++
16 14 (2.03%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (6.53%) Degree
1 45 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.29%) MCSE
7 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.26%) Accessibility
2 30 (4.35%) QA
3 16 (2.32%) WCAG
4 4 (0.58%) HL7
5 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) WAI
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) Section 508
System Software
1 56 (8.13%) Docker
2 10 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (3.63%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.02%) Ansible
3 6 (0.87%) Terraform
4 4 (0.58%) Graphite
4 4 (0.58%) Kibana
4 4 (0.58%) logstash
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 86 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.74%) Oracle
3 57 (8.27%) Adobe
4 46 (6.68%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (2.61%) Telerik
6 13 (1.89%) Google
7 9 (1.31%) VMware
8 8 (1.16%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.16%) Optimizely
8 8 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.73%) Blackboard
9 5 (0.73%) New Relic
9 5 (0.73%) SAP
9 5 (0.73%) Workday
10 4 (0.58%) Sybase
10 4 (0.58%) Xerox
11 3 (0.44%) Dell
11 3 (0.44%) Demandware
11 3 (0.44%) hybris