Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 87 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 -14
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2,667 2,796 3,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 2.76% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 8.54% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,864 2,051 2,706
UK median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +4.31%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 49
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £29.83 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.47% -29.81% +48.14%
10th Percentile £35.00 £21.30 £19.66
90th Percentile £100.75 £40.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +46.55% -31.76% +60.38%

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 35,987 32,733 32,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.85% 32.27% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,384 23,100 22,314
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 374 373
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.15 £14.36
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.84% +8.67% -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -6 2,497 £420 +5.00% 1,472
UK excluding London -11 1,599 £400 +10.34% 1,228
London -31 1,021 £463 +2.78% 332
South East +6 580 £404 +0.94% 268
North of England +4 361 £375 +6.38% 390
Midlands -19 252 £375 +15.38% 242
North West -23 176 £387 +14.67% 175
West Midlands -17 161 £375 +15.38% 135
Yorkshire +29 146 £375 - 171
South West -36 144 £376 +3.72% 131
East of England -12 132 £425 +13.33% 111
Scotland -35 96 £400 +6.67% 55
East Midlands -12 90 £375 +11.94% 107
North East +15 39 £386 -7.90% 44
Wales -30 30 £400 +10.34% 27
Northern Ireland +32 6 £450 +24.14% 6

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 2,261 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 1,967 (73.75%) HTML
3 1,880 (70.49%) CSS
4 1,178 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1,151 (43.16%) AngularJS
6 1,016 (38.10%) .NET
7 991 (37.16%) C#
8 958 (35.92%) HTML5
9 909 (34.08%) MVC
10 664 (24.90%) SQL Server
11 657 (24.63%) ASP.NET
12 634 (23.77%) SQL
13 617 (23.13%) Git (software)
14 591 (22.16%) CSS3
15 566 (21.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 563 (21.11%) React
17 535 (20.06%) Front End Development
18 528 (19.80%) TDD
19 455 (17.06%) Java
20 434 (16.27%) Ajax
21 425 (15.94%) Scrum
22 421 (15.79%) Node.js
23 412 (15.45%) Web Services
24 407 (15.26%) Web Development
25 401 (15.04%) PHP
26 373 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
27 371 (13.91%) Sass
28 367 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
29 347 (13.01%) XML
29 347 (13.01%) Microsoft

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
1 185 (6.94%) CMS
2 170 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 114 (4.27%) Drupal
4 109 (4.09%) Apache
5 107 (4.01%) WordPress
6 92 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 87 (3.26%) IIS
8 62 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 58 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
10 56 (2.10%) Confluence
10 56 (2.10%) Umbraco
11 50 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 48 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 42 (1.57%) JBoss
13 42 (1.57%) nginx
14 32 (1.20%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
16 22 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
17 20 (0.75%) WebSphere
18 17 (0.64%) EPiServer
Applications
1 114 (4.27%) Photoshop
2 39 (1.46%) InfoPath
3 26 (0.97%) Fireworks
4 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (0.49%) GIMP
9 9 (0.34%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.075%) InVision
12 1 (0.037%) Blender
12 1 (0.037%) CATIA
12 1 (0.037%) Maya
12 1 (0.037%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 41 (1.54%) Magento
2 12 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.19%) Shopify
4 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.075%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.075%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.037%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.037%) Endur
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 367 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (4.61%) GitHub
4 93 (3.49%) Office 365
5 79 (2.96%) Serverless
6 68 (2.55%) Google Analytics
7 58 (2.17%) npm
8 43 (1.61%) SaaS
9 41 (1.54%) PaaS
10 30 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 28 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 28 (1.05%) IaaS
12 23 (0.86%) Azure Functions
13 22 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.64%) OpenShift
15 15 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
15 15 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
17 11 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.90%) HTTP
2 51 (1.91%) Internet
2 51 (1.91%) SSL
3 48 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.71%) Intranet
5 17 (0.64%) SMS
6 15 (0.56%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.41%) SMTP
8 10 (0.37%) Skype
9 9 (0.34%) SSH
10 8 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.30%) FTP
10 8 (0.30%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.30%) SNMP
11 7 (0.26%) Extranet
12 4 (0.15%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.15%) DVB
12 4 (0.15%) LAN
12 4 (0.15%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 664 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 287 (10.76%) MySQL
3 138 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 127 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 125 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 64 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.31%) Redis
13 30 (1.12%) Big Data
14 29 (1.09%) SQLite
15 26 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
16 25 (0.94%) Power BI
17 21 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.67%) MariaDB
18 18 (0.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 617 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 243 (9.11%) Visual Studio
3 229 (8.59%) Jenkins
4 223 (8.36%) gulp
5 195 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 184 (6.90%) Selenium
7 181 (6.79%) JIRA
8 152 (5.70%) Grunt
9 144 (5.40%) Subversion
10 108 (4.05%) Cucumber
11 95 (3.56%) JUnit
12 93 (3.49%) Eclipse
13 92 (3.45%) Maven
14 87 (3.26%) Jasmine
15 84 (3.15%) Bitbucket
15 84 (3.15%) Karma Test Runner
16 75 (2.81%) webpack
17 73 (2.74%) Ant
18 69 (2.59%) NUnit
19 63 (2.36%) TeamCity
General
1 344 (12.90%) Finance
2 112 (4.20%) Retail
3 106 (3.97%) Banking
4 79 (2.96%) Marketing
5 44 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.20%) Legal
7 30 (1.12%) Back Office
8 29 (1.09%) Games
9 27 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.94%) Advertising
11 24 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.71%) Publishing
13 16 (0.60%) Electronics
14 14 (0.52%) Law
15 11 (0.41%) Automotive
16 10 (0.37%) Front Office
17 9 (0.34%) Billing
18 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
20 4 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2,357 (88.38%) Developer
2 514 (19.27%) .NET Developer
3 478 (17.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 356 (13.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 326 (12.22%) C# Developer
6 245 (9.19%) Full Stack Developer
7 219 (8.21%) Angular Developer
8 216 (8.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 200 (7.50%) Java Developer
10 190 (7.12%) Web Developer
11 169 (6.34%) Senior Developer
12 159 (5.96%) PHP Developer
13 155 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
14 139 (5.21%) React Developer
15 130 (4.87%) HTML Developer
16 116 (4.35%) UI Developer
17 115 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 103 (3.86%) HTML CSS Developer
19 91 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 90 (3.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,967 (73.75%) HTML
2 1,880 (70.49%) CSS
3 1,151 (43.16%) AngularJS
4 1,016 (38.10%) .NET
5 958 (35.92%) HTML5
6 657 (24.63%) ASP.NET
7 591 (22.16%) CSS3
8 566 (21.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 563 (21.11%) React
10 434 (16.27%) Ajax
11 421 (15.79%) Node.js
12 412 (15.45%) Web Services
13 373 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 371 (13.91%) Sass
15 347 (13.01%) XML
16 340 (12.75%) .NET Framework
17 334 (12.52%) JSON
18 326 (12.22%) REST
19 318 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 231 (8.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 326 (12.22%) User Experience
2 118 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
3 116 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 70 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (2.47%) Fintech
7 54 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 49 (1.84%) W3C
9 41 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 37 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.01%) NHS
12 25 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (0.79%) iPhone
13 21 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 19 (0.71%) Social Media
15 18 (0.67%) N-Tier
16 15 (0.56%) Equities
17 13 (0.49%) Semantic Web
18 12 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 239 (8.96%) Linux
2 199 (7.46%) Windows
3 75 (2.81%) Unix
4 74 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 68 (2.55%) Android
6 49 (1.84%) Ubuntu
7 45 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.52%) CentOS
10 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.30%) VMS
12 5 (0.19%) Solaris
13 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.11%) Debian
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.037%) AIX
15 1 (0.037%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,178 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 909 (34.08%) MVC
3 535 (20.06%) Front End Development
4 528 (19.80%) TDD
5 425 (15.94%) Scrum
6 407 (15.26%) Web Development
7 329 (12.34%) OO
8 290 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 290 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 225 (8.44%) E-Commerce
10 210 (7.87%) Microservices
11 207 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 206 (7.72%) Unit Testing
13 186 (6.97%) DevOps
14 185 (6.94%) BDD
15 181 (6.79%) Software Engineering
16 166 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
17 153 (5.74%) SDLC
18 147 (5.51%) Analytics
19 141 (5.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,261 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 991 (37.16%) C#
3 634 (23.77%) SQL
4 455 (17.06%) Java
5 401 (15.04%) PHP
6 173 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 143 (5.36%) TypeScript
8 116 (4.35%) Python
9 112 (4.20%) PowerShell
10 81 (3.04%) ES6
11 77 (2.89%) Ruby
12 76 (2.85%) Perl
13 57 (2.14%) Scala
14 46 (1.72%) Go
15 44 (1.65%) Groovy
16 40 (1.50%) Haskell
16 40 (1.50%) Java 8
17 31 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 30 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 116 (4.35%) Degree
2 105 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 80 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.37%) MCSE
8 8 (0.30%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.075%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.037%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.037%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.01%) QA
2 27 (1.01%) WCAG
3 11 (0.41%) PMO
3 11 (0.41%) SLA
4 9 (0.34%) WAI
5 7 (0.26%) MiFID
6 4 (0.15%) GDPR
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.15%) TickIT
7 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.037%) HL7
8 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 187 (7.01%) Docker
2 21 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.15%) KVM
3 4 (0.15%) LXC
4 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.037%) Varnish
4 1 (0.037%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 84 (3.15%) Puppet
2 48 (1.80%) Kibana
3 46 (1.72%) Grafana
4 31 (1.16%) Kubernetes
5 30 (1.12%) Ansible
6 25 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.41%) HockeyApp
8 10 (0.37%) Terraform
9 8 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.22%) Mesos
11 5 (0.19%) Cacti
12 4 (0.15%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.11%) Graphite
14 2 (0.075%) cPanel
14 2 (0.075%) Nagios
14 2 (0.075%) Plesk
15 1 (0.037%) Capistrano
15 1 (0.037%) EMC NetWorker
15 1 (0.037%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.037%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 347 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 173 (6.49%) Oracle
3 125 (4.69%) Adobe
4 94 (3.52%) Google
5 46 (1.72%) Nintex
6 45 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 38 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.31%) hybris
9 33 (1.24%) Zend
10 28 (1.05%) Xamarin
11 23 (0.86%) Twitter
12 21 (0.79%) Atlassian
12 21 (0.79%) SAP
13 18 (0.67%) IBM
13 18 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 18 (0.67%) webMethods
14 15 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 15 (0.56%) Telerik
15 14 (0.52%) Apple
16 13 (0.49%) Sencha