Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -73 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1,448 2,826 2,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 2.75% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 7.87% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,035 1,981 2,111
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 20
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +51.79% -34.12%
10th Percentile £6.00 £31.55 £14.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £100.75 £39.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% +46.55% -31.76%

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 27,408 35,915 31,945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.16% 34.95% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,018 25,329 22,171
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 336 391
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £41.69 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +4.22% +11.11%
10th Percentile £20.26 £15.12 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £60.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +11.11%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -68 1,355 £425 +3.03% 1,009
UK excluding London -61 861 £400 - 834
London -57 565 £460 +2.22% 239
South East -92 235 £413 +3.13% 217
North of England -33 198 £400 +6.67% 248
Midlands -23 144 £400 +6.67% 134
East of England +10 111 £400 -5.88% 80
North West -26 102 £375 -3.85% 143
South West -54 96 £400 +6.67% 91
West Midlands -27 80 £400 +8.70% 69
Yorkshire -29 69 £406 +8.33% 76
East Midlands -16 58 £363 -9.38% 64
Scotland -43 47 £425 +3.03% 37
North East +23 27 £473 +26.00% 29
Wales +10 19 £388 -2.52% 22
Northern Ireland +16 14 £425 +0.71% 6

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1,225 (84.60%) JavaScript
2 1,070 (73.90%) HTML
3 1,063 (73.41%) CSS
4 620 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
5 566 (39.09%) AngularJS
6 533 (36.81%) .NET
7 512 (35.36%) C#
8 435 (30.04%) MVC
9 432 (29.83%) HTML5
10 384 (26.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 363 (25.07%) Front End Development
12 355 (24.52%) SQL
13 343 (23.69%) Git (software)
14 342 (23.62%) ASP.NET
15 328 (22.65%) React
16 325 (22.44%) SQL Server
17 284 (19.61%) CSS3
18 271 (18.72%) Java
19 268 (18.51%) TDD
20 264 (18.23%) PHP
21 252 (17.40%) Azure
22 248 (17.13%) Sass
23 241 (16.64%) Web Development
24 234 (16.16%) Microsoft
25 217 (14.99%) JSON
26 213 (14.71%) MySQL
27 205 (14.16%) User Experience
28 203 (14.02%) Scrum
28 203 (14.02%) .NET Framework
29 199 (13.74%) DevOps

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
1 141 (9.74%) CMS
2 118 (8.15%) SharePoint
3 99 (6.84%) WordPress
4 88 (6.08%) Apache
5 63 (4.35%) Confluence
6 47 (3.25%) Tomcat
7 44 (3.04%) Drupal
8 40 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (2.69%) IIS
10 33 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 28 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 27 (1.86%) JBoss
12 27 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (1.80%) Umbraco
14 25 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 24 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
16 23 (1.59%) nginx
17 22 (1.52%) WebLogic
18 16 (1.10%) Apache Solr
19 9 (0.62%) EPiServer
Applications
1 53 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.17%) GIMP
4 15 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (0.62%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.35%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.35%) InVision
8 5 (0.35%) Zeplin
9 4 (0.28%) Sketch
10 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.069%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.069%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 44 (3.04%) Magento
2 38 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.21%) Revive Adserver
4 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) Primavera
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Shopify
6 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.069%) Odoo
6 1 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 252 (17.40%) Azure
2 117 (8.08%) AWS
3 75 (5.18%) GitHub
4 62 (4.28%) npm
5 53 (3.66%) Google Analytics
5 53 (3.66%) Office 365
6 34 (2.35%) Serverless
7 27 (1.86%) Power Platform
8 25 (1.73%) GCP
9 24 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (1.59%) PaaS
11 21 (1.45%) SaaS
12 20 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (1.24%) Adobe Analytics
14 18 (1.24%) Google Tag Manager
14 18 (1.24%) PowerApps
15 17 (1.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.86%) HTTP
2 16 (1.10%) SSH
3 15 (1.04%) Internet
4 14 (0.97%) SSL
5 12 (0.83%) FTP
5 12 (0.83%) Intranet
6 11 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.55%) Network Security
8 5 (0.35%) DNS
9 4 (0.28%) Broadband
10 3 (0.21%) SMTP
11 2 (0.14%) Firewall
11 2 (0.14%) Skype
11 2 (0.14%) WAN
12 1 (0.069%) Extranet
12 1 (0.069%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 213 (14.71%) MySQL
3 66 (4.56%) NoSQL
4 65 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 52 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (2.69%) Redis
9 31 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (1.86%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
14 17 (1.17%) Power BI
15 14 (0.97%) BigQuery
16 13 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.90%) DB2
17 12 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 343 (23.69%) Git (software)
2 159 (10.98%) Jenkins
3 112 (7.73%) JIRA
4 106 (7.32%) gulp
4 106 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 89 (6.15%) Grunt
6 86 (5.94%) Selenium
7 82 (5.66%) Subversion
8 73 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 67 (4.63%) JUnit
10 64 (4.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 59 (4.07%) webpack
12 51 (3.52%) Jasmine
13 50 (3.45%) Bitbucket
14 47 (3.25%) TeamCity
15 41 (2.83%) Maven
16 40 (2.76%) Karma Test Runner
17 39 (2.69%) Cucumber
18 37 (2.56%) Eclipse
19 28 (1.93%) Vagrant
General
1 165 (11.40%) Finance
2 106 (7.32%) Marketing
3 72 (4.97%) Retail
4 55 (3.80%) Banking
5 54 (3.73%) Public Sector
6 25 (1.73%) Games
7 23 (1.59%) Back Office
8 22 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.45%) Advertising
10 18 (1.24%) Law
11 14 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.90%) Publishing
13 11 (0.76%) Legal
14 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.28%) Electronics
15 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
16 2 (0.14%) Military
16 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,241 (85.70%) Developer
2 283 (19.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 255 (17.61%) .NET Developer
4 151 (10.43%) C# Developer
5 138 (9.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 116 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 100 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 98 (6.77%) PHP Developer
9 93 (6.42%) Java Developer
9 93 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 80 (5.52%) Web Developer
11 74 (5.11%) Angular Developer
12 68 (4.70%) React Developer
13 51 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
13 51 (3.52%) HTML Developer
14 50 (3.45%) Software Developer
15 45 (3.11%) SQL Developer
16 44 (3.04%) UI Developer
17 43 (2.97%) SharePoint Developer
18 38 (2.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,070 (73.90%) HTML
2 1,063 (73.41%) CSS
3 566 (39.09%) AngularJS
4 533 (36.81%) .NET
5 432 (29.83%) HTML5
6 384 (26.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 342 (23.62%) ASP.NET
8 328 (22.65%) React
9 284 (19.61%) CSS3
10 248 (17.13%) Sass
11 217 (14.99%) JSON
12 203 (14.02%) .NET Framework
13 189 (13.05%) Node.js
14 184 (12.71%) Ajax
14 184 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 184 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 161 (11.12%) Web Services
16 148 (10.22%) XML
17 137 (9.46%) REST
18 123 (8.49%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 205 (14.16%) User Experience
2 75 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (2.83%) W3C
6 29 (2.00%) Graphic Design
6 29 (2.00%) Social Media
7 27 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.45%) Vector Graphics
9 14 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 13 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.76%) Robotics
13 10 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.69%) Tandem
14 7 (0.48%) Derivative
14 7 (0.48%) Life Science
14 7 (0.48%) Smart Meter
15 6 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 129 (8.91%) Linux
2 94 (6.49%) Windows
3 41 (2.83%) Unix
4 26 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 23 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.38%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.97%) Android
8 8 (0.55%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.48%) VMS
10 5 (0.35%) CentOS
10 5 (0.35%) Debian
10 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.28%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (30.04%) MVC
3 363 (25.07%) Front End Development
4 268 (18.51%) TDD
5 241 (16.64%) Web Development
6 203 (14.02%) Scrum
7 199 (13.74%) DevOps
8 170 (11.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 155 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
10 151 (10.43%) OO
11 137 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 130 (8.98%) Test Automation
13 110 (7.60%) BDD
14 108 (7.46%) E-Commerce
15 106 (7.32%) Microservices
16 105 (7.25%) Analytics
17 92 (6.35%) Unit Testing
17 92 (6.35%) Web Design
18 84 (5.80%) Software Engineering
19 73 (5.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,225 (84.60%) JavaScript
2 512 (35.36%) C#
3 355 (24.52%) SQL
4 271 (18.72%) Java
5 264 (18.23%) PHP
6 94 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 87 (6.01%) Python
8 83 (5.73%) TypeScript
9 67 (4.63%) Ruby
10 47 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 41 (2.83%) ES6
12 33 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 30 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.93%) Java 8
15 23 (1.59%) PHP 7
16 20 (1.38%) Perl
16 20 (1.38%) Scala
17 18 (1.24%) Go
18 17 (1.17%) C++
18 17 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 64 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 43 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 28 (1.93%) Degree
4 17 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 8 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.28%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.14%) MCSD
10 2 (0.14%) MCSE
11 1 (0.069%) HNC
11 1 (0.069%) HND
11 1 (0.069%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.04%) QA
2 25 (1.73%) WCAG
3 13 (0.90%) MiFID
4 8 (0.55%) GDPR
5 7 (0.48%) PMO
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
7 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.069%) GxP
9 1 (0.069%) HL7
9 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (9.05%) Docker
2 30 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.52%) Puppet
3 17 (1.17%) Terraform
4 15 (1.04%) Ansible
5 12 (0.83%) Kibana
6 10 (0.69%) Grafana
6 10 (0.69%) WMI
7 8 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.41%) MIIS
9 5 (0.35%) Salt
10 3 (0.21%) Matomo
10 3 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.14%) logstash
12 1 (0.069%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.069%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.069%) Nessus
12 1 (0.069%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 234 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 127 (8.77%) Oracle
3 84 (5.80%) Google
4 76 (5.25%) Adobe
5 44 (3.04%) Sitecore
6 42 (2.90%) IBM
7 37 (2.56%) MuleSoft
8 32 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.45%) SAP
10 17 (1.17%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.10%) webMethods
12 13 (0.90%) hybris
13 12 (0.83%) Tealium
14 11 (0.76%) Pega
14 11 (0.76%) Zend
15 10 (0.69%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.62%) Xamarin
17 8 (0.55%) Ensighten
17 8 (0.55%) HubSpot
17 8 (0.55%) TIBCO