Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 116 89
Rank change year-on-year -96 -27 -15
Contract jobs citing jQuery 860 2,304 2,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 2.34% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 6.92% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 1,682 2,015
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £312 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.63% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 12
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £6.00 £35.00 £21.46
90th Percentile £53.00 £64.75 £39.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £48.75 £32.83
% change year-on-year -12.31% +48.49% -17.93%

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 20,461 33,274 32,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.08% 33.81% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,014 23,381 23,026
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +8.82%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 298 338
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.05% +4.22% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £17.85 £17.86
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.08 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £41.50
% change year-on-year -4.41% +0.83% +7.44%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 -87 802 £425 - 964
UK excluding London -100 484 £378 -5.63% 879
London -62 363 £450 -5.26% 166
South East -86 137 £383 -10.00% 194
North of England -70 117 £375 - 287
Midlands -38 77 £363 -3.33% 121
North West -15 62 £360 -4.00% 154
South West -50 54 £400 - 109
East of England -1 49 £410 -3.53% 86
West Midlands -17 41 £420 +16.67% 57
Scotland -17 39 £363 -3.33% 50
East Midlands -12 36 £350 -6.67% 64
Yorkshire -53 33 £400 +6.67% 91
North East -4 22 £430 +8.52% 42
Northern Ireland +3 6 £375 -11.14% 6
Wales -9 5 £500 +25.00% 26

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 745 (86.63%) JavaScript
2 610 (70.93%) HTML
3 560 (65.12%) CSS
4 372 (43.26%) .NET
5 369 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
6 332 (38.60%) C#
7 307 (35.70%) MVC
8 306 (35.58%) AngularJS
9 263 (30.58%) HTML5
10 246 (28.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 244 (28.37%) SQL
11 244 (28.37%) SQL Server
12 229 (26.63%) ASP.NET
13 222 (25.81%) React
14 218 (25.35%) Front End Development
15 196 (22.79%) Git (software)
16 173 (20.12%) CSS3
17 163 (18.95%) Web Development
18 150 (17.44%) Microsoft
19 148 (17.21%) Azure
20 142 (16.51%) .NET Framework
21 139 (16.16%) PHP
21 139 (16.16%) Scrum
22 134 (15.58%) Node.js
23 133 (15.47%) Java
24 130 (15.12%) TDD
24 130 (15.12%) Sass
25 118 (13.72%) ASP.NET MVC
25 118 (13.72%) Finance
25 118 (13.72%) Web Services

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 65 (7.56%) CMS
2 58 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.72%) IIS
3 32 (3.72%) nginx
4 31 (3.60%) Apache
5 30 (3.49%) WordPress
6 29 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 28 (3.26%) Drupal
8 25 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.63%) Confluence
9 14 (1.63%) JBoss
10 12 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.05%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.70%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 23 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.93%) Sketch
5 7 (0.81%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.35%) Edge Animate
7 3 (0.35%) GIMP
7 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.23%) InVision
8 2 (0.23%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (3.02%) Magento
2 13 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.93%) Shopify
4 3 (0.35%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.12%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 148 (17.21%) Azure
2 71 (8.26%) AWS
3 56 (6.51%) GitHub
4 22 (2.56%) npm
4 22 (2.56%) Serverless
5 20 (2.33%) Google Analytics
6 14 (1.63%) Power Platform
7 12 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.40%) Office 365
8 11 (1.28%) GCP
9 10 (1.16%) PaaS
9 10 (1.16%) PowerApps
10 9 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.93%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.81%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.70%) SaaS
13 6 (0.70%) Yammer
14 5 (0.58%) Azure Stack
14 5 (0.58%) ShareGate
15 4 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.09%) HTTP
2 17 (1.98%) Internet
3 16 (1.86%) SSL
4 9 (1.05%) Intranet
5 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.81%) Network Security
7 6 (0.70%) DNS
7 6 (0.70%) Extranet
8 5 (0.58%) DMZ
9 4 (0.47%) Broadband
9 4 (0.47%) SSH
10 3 (0.35%) Firewall
10 3 (0.35%) FTP
10 3 (0.35%) SMS
10 3 (0.35%) SMTP
11 1 (0.12%) Skype
11 1 (0.12%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 105 (12.21%) MySQL
3 60 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 51 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 47 (5.47%) MongoDB
6 36 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.67%) Redis
11 19 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
16 10 (1.16%) GIS
17 9 (1.05%) BigQuery
18 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 7 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 196 (22.79%) Git (software)
2 95 (11.05%) Visual Studio
3 90 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 79 (9.19%) Jenkins
5 69 (8.02%) gulp
5 69 (8.02%) JIRA
6 60 (6.98%) Grunt
7 42 (4.88%) webpack
8 40 (4.65%) Selenium
9 32 (3.72%) Bitbucket
9 32 (3.72%) Moq
10 28 (3.26%) Maven
11 27 (3.14%) MSTest
12 26 (3.02%) Subversion
13 25 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
14 24 (2.79%) JUnit
15 23 (2.67%) TeamCity
16 20 (2.33%) Cucumber
16 20 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
17 18 (2.09%) Babel
General
1 118 (13.72%) Finance
2 59 (6.86%) Public Sector
3 46 (5.35%) Marketing
4 41 (4.77%) Banking
5 40 (4.65%) Retail
6 31 (3.60%) Law
7 18 (2.09%) Back Office
8 14 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.40%) Police
9 12 (1.40%) Publishing
10 8 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.70%) Advertising
12 5 (0.58%) Automotive
12 5 (0.58%) Electronics
12 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.47%) Games
14 3 (0.35%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 731 (85.00%) Developer
2 172 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 138 (16.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 117 (13.60%) C# Developer
5 93 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 86 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 83 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 64 (7.44%) PHP Developer
9 63 (7.33%) Senior Developer
10 59 (6.86%) HTML Developer
11 46 (5.35%) Web Developer
12 45 (5.23%) Software Developer
13 43 (5.00%) SQL Developer
14 41 (4.77%) React Developer
15 40 (4.65%) Angular Developer
16 39 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
16 39 (4.53%) Java Developer
17 37 (4.30%) HTML CSS Developer
18 32 (3.72%) UI Developer
19 27 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (70.93%) HTML
2 560 (65.12%) CSS
3 372 (43.26%) .NET
4 306 (35.58%) AngularJS
5 263 (30.58%) HTML5
6 246 (28.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 229 (26.63%) ASP.NET
8 222 (25.81%) React
9 173 (20.12%) CSS3
10 142 (16.51%) .NET Framework
11 134 (15.58%) Node.js
12 130 (15.12%) Sass
13 118 (13.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 118 (13.72%) Web Services
14 115 (13.37%) REST
15 103 (11.98%) JSON
16 100 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 98 (11.40%) Ajax
18 92 (10.70%) Entity Framework
18 92 (10.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.02%) User Experience
2 63 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.05%) W3C
4 38 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.74%) Graphic Design
8 11 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.70%) NHS
10 6 (0.70%) RIA
11 4 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.35%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.35%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.35%) Tandem
12 3 (0.35%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.35%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.23%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (10.47%) Linux
2 56 (6.51%) Windows
3 21 (2.44%) Unix
4 13 (1.51%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.58%) Android
6 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.47%) AIX
7 4 (0.47%) Debian
8 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.23%) CentOS
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) OS/2
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (35.70%) MVC
3 218 (25.35%) Front End Development
4 163 (18.95%) Web Development
5 139 (16.16%) Scrum
6 130 (15.12%) TDD
7 112 (13.02%) DevOps
8 94 (10.93%) OO
9 86 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (9.77%) Microservices
11 83 (9.65%) E-Commerce
12 77 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
12 77 (8.95%) Test Automation
13 61 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
14 56 (6.51%) Kanban
15 50 (5.81%) Software Engineering
16 49 (5.70%) Unit Testing
17 46 (5.35%) SDLC
18 41 (4.77%) Analytics
19 40 (4.65%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 745 (86.63%) JavaScript
2 332 (38.60%) C#
3 244 (28.37%) SQL
4 139 (16.16%) PHP
5 133 (15.47%) Java
6 68 (7.91%) Python
7 62 (7.21%) T-SQL
8 58 (6.74%) TypeScript
9 43 (5.00%) Ruby
10 35 (4.07%) ES6
10 35 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 30 (3.49%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.63%) Java 8
14 14 (1.63%) Perl
15 13 (1.51%) Scala
16 11 (1.28%) C
16 11 (1.28%) Groovy
17 10 (1.16%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 40 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.72%) Degree
3 21 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.70%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.70%) HND
7 5 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) MCSD
9 3 (0.35%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CEH
10 1 (0.12%) HNC
10 1 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.02%) WCAG
2 25 (2.91%) QA
3 14 (1.63%) WAI
4 13 (1.51%) MiFID
5 6 (0.70%) GDPR
6 3 (0.35%) PMO
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 79 (9.19%) Docker
2 12 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.23%) LXC
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 29 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.21%) Puppet
3 11 (1.28%) Kibana
3 11 (1.28%) MIIS
4 10 (1.16%) Grafana
4 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.16%) Terraform
5 7 (0.81%) Ansible
6 6 (0.70%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.35%) Graphite
9 1 (0.12%) cPanel
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) Plesk
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 150 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.19%) Oracle
3 31 (3.60%) Google
4 20 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (1.98%) Adobe
6 15 (1.74%) IBM
7 12 (1.40%) Demandware
8 10 (1.16%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.16%) SAP
9 9 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.05%) Telerik
10 8 (0.93%) New Relic
11 7 (0.81%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.81%) Zend
12 5 (0.58%) Facebook
12 5 (0.58%) hybris
12 5 (0.58%) Meridio
12 5 (0.58%) Nintex
13 4 (0.47%) jBASE
13 4 (0.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud