Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 147 93
Rank change year-on-year -60 -54 -17
Contract jobs citing jQuery 436 1,693 2,831
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.86% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 5.84% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 1,249 2,076
Median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £299
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 23
Median hourly rate £30.15 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.23% -23.53% +51.79%
10th Percentile £22.60 £27.50 £21.85
90th Percentile £48.13 £85.73 £100.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.90 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +19.69% -23.53% +50.44%

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 10,841 28,973 35,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.44% 31.81% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,200 20,192 24,770
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £333 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.80% +4.23% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 327 352
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.14% +3.01%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.50 £15.24
90th Percentile £63.75 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -0.62%

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 -74 380 £425 +0.06% 342
UK excluding London -51 255 £413 +3.13% 305
London -50 158 £450 - 50
South East -5 51 £400 -5.88% 62
Midlands +3 49 £475 +23.78% 59
North of England -53 47 £388 -3.13% 96
Work from Home -24 41 £350 -17.65% 61
South West +23 35 £425 +4.94% 56
Scotland +48 33 £425 +6.25% 5
North West -13 32 £450 +20.00% 51
West Midlands +27 31 £525 +31.25% 34
East of England +5 30 £400 -5.88% 17
East Midlands +8 18 £315 -16.00% 25
Yorkshire -5 14 £350 -17.65% 33
Wales +33 5 £400 +15.94% 7
Northern Ireland +10 5 £431 +1.41% 4
North East -6 1 - - 12

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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.

1 376 (86.24%) JavaScript
2 312 (71.56%) HTML
3 301 (69.04%) CSS
4 190 (43.58%) .NET
5 172 (39.45%) C#
6 158 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (35.09%) SQL
8 149 (34.17%) SQL Server
9 142 (32.57%) AngularJS
10 133 (30.50%) HTML5
11 129 (29.59%) MVC
12 122 (27.98%) Java
13 105 (24.08%) ASP.NET
13 105 (24.08%) Git (software)
13 105 (24.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 95 (21.79%) Azure
15 94 (21.56%) Microsoft
16 91 (20.87%) Front End Development
17 89 (20.41%) React
18 81 (18.58%) User Experience
19 79 (18.12%) Node.js
20 78 (17.89%) Web Development
21 76 (17.43%) Test Automation
21 76 (17.43%) XML
22 73 (16.74%) .NET Framework
23 72 (16.51%) DevOps
24 71 (16.28%) OO
24 71 (16.28%) TDD
25 69 (15.83%) Finance
26 68 (15.60%) Sass

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 37 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.50%) CMS
2 24 (5.50%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.90%) Confluence
4 16 (3.67%) WordPress
5 15 (3.44%) IIS
6 14 (3.21%) JBoss
7 13 (2.98%) Apache
8 10 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.61%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.15%) Jetty
11 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.92%) nginx
12 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.69%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.21%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.52%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.69%) InVision
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.46%) Sketch
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.06%) Magento
3 5 (1.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 95 (21.79%) Azure
2 34 (7.80%) AWS
3 22 (5.05%) GitHub
4 17 (3.90%) npm
5 11 (2.52%) Power Platform
6 9 (2.06%) SaaS
7 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.38%) PaaS
9 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.15%) IaaS
9 5 (1.15%) Office 365
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.92%) Logic Apps
10 4 (0.92%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.92%) ShareGate
11 3 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.69%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.69%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.61%) Firewall
2 6 (1.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.15%) HTTP
3 5 (1.15%) SSH
4 4 (0.92%) DNS
5 3 (0.69%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.69%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.46%) WebEx
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.55%) MySQL
3 39 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 30 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (5.96%) Oracle Database
7 19 (4.36%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.36%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.29%) Redis
9 10 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (2.06%) Big Data
11 8 (1.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.61%) Power BI
12 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 105 (24.08%) Git (software)
2 55 (12.61%) Visual Studio
3 45 (10.32%) Subversion
4 38 (8.72%) Jenkins
5 35 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (7.80%) Grunt
6 34 (7.80%) gulp
7 28 (6.42%) JIRA
8 25 (5.73%) Jasmine
9 24 (5.50%) Mocha
10 23 (5.28%) Selenium
11 22 (5.05%) Maven
12 20 (4.59%) Cucumber
13 17 (3.90%) Bitbucket
14 16 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
15 15 (3.44%) TeamCity
15 15 (3.44%) webpack
16 14 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (2.98%) JUnit
18 12 (2.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 69 (15.83%) Finance
2 42 (9.63%) Public Sector
3 26 (5.96%) Banking
4 18 (4.13%) Marketing
5 13 (2.98%) Retail
6 9 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.15%) Back Office
7 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.15%) Law
8 4 (0.92%) Military
8 4 (0.92%) Police
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 358 (82.11%) Developer
2 95 (21.79%) .NET Developer
3 81 (18.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 40 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 36 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 35 (8.03%) Java Developer
7 34 (7.80%) Senior Developer
8 31 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (6.19%) Angular Developer
11 24 (5.50%) HTML Developer
12 21 (4.82%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.36%) SQL Developer
14 15 (3.44%) PHP Developer
15 14 (3.21%) UI Developer
15 14 (3.21%) Web Developer
16 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (2.75%) React Developer
16 12 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
16 12 (2.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (71.56%) HTML
2 301 (69.04%) CSS
3 190 (43.58%) .NET
4 142 (32.57%) AngularJS
5 133 (30.50%) HTML5
6 105 (24.08%) ASP.NET
6 105 (24.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 89 (20.41%) React
8 79 (18.12%) Node.js
9 76 (17.43%) XML
10 73 (16.74%) .NET Framework
11 68 (15.60%) Sass
12 63 (14.45%) Web Services
13 58 (13.30%) RESTful
14 55 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 50 (11.47%) JSON
16 48 (11.01%) Ajax
16 48 (11.01%) CSS3
17 47 (10.78%) Spring
18 45 (10.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (18.58%) User Experience
2 32 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.44%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.29%) W3C
7 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.61%) Derivative
8 7 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.15%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.92%) CMDB
11 4 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.69%) DataPower
12 3 (0.69%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.76%) Linux
2 38 (8.72%) Windows
3 30 (6.88%) Mac OS X
3 30 (6.88%) Unix
4 20 (4.59%) Android
5 18 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.06%) CentOS
8 8 (1.83%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.15%) Debian
10 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (29.59%) MVC
3 91 (20.87%) Front End Development
4 78 (17.89%) Web Development
5 76 (17.43%) Test Automation
6 72 (16.51%) DevOps
7 71 (16.28%) OO
7 71 (16.28%) TDD
8 61 (13.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 52 (11.93%) Scrum
9 52 (11.93%) Web Design
10 45 (10.32%) Unit Testing
11 41 (9.40%) Web Accessibility
12 40 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (8.49%) Microservices
14 32 (7.34%) SDLC
15 27 (6.19%) Continuous Deployment
15 27 (6.19%) Software Engineering
16 25 (5.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 376 (86.24%) JavaScript
2 172 (39.45%) C#
3 153 (35.09%) SQL
4 122 (27.98%) Java
5 65 (14.91%) T-SQL
6 48 (11.01%) PHP
7 36 (8.26%) PL/SQL
8 32 (7.34%) Python
9 28 (6.42%) TypeScript
10 22 (5.05%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.67%) VB
12 13 (2.98%) Ruby
13 12 (2.75%) VB6
14 11 (2.52%) ES6
14 11 (2.52%) Perl
14 11 (2.52%) VBScript
15 10 (2.29%) C++
16 9 (2.06%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.06%) Groovy
16 9 (2.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.11%) Degree
4 12 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.61%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.92%) MCSD
9 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CEH
10 1 (0.23%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB
10 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.94%) WCAG
2 20 (4.59%) QA
3 6 (1.38%) GDPR
4 4 (0.92%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.69%) WAI
6 2 (0.46%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (6.88%) Docker
2 9 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.52%) Puppet
2 7 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.38%) Kibana
4 5 (1.15%) Grafana
4 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.15%) Salt
4 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.69%) Terraform
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) logstash
6 1 (0.23%) MIIS
Vendors
1 94 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.93%) Oracle
3 16 (3.67%) Xamarin
4 14 (3.21%) IFS
5 11 (2.52%) Adobe
6 8 (1.83%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.38%) IBM
7 6 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.38%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.38%) Sybase
7 6 (1.38%) Telerik
8 5 (1.15%) Axway
8 5 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.15%) Google
8 5 (1.15%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.15%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.15%) Sparx
9 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud