Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 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
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 65 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 -6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2954 3517 4019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.09% 3.24% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.60% 11.25% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2166 2671 2903
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £248
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 41
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +33.33% -9.52%
10th Percentile £14.75 £11.63 £16.25
90th Percentile £40.18 £48.48 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £38.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year -25.66% +32.89% -0.54%

jQuery is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30786 31275 30933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.19% 28.83% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21248 21867 20573
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 377 477
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.81% +5.83%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.02
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.76% +9.32%

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 -8 2724 £375 - 771
UK excluding London 0 1736 £350 - 625
London -23 1194 £438 +9.38% 176
South East -11 511 £363 +6.62% 145
North of England +14 377 £360 +5.11% 211
Midlands +22 315 £325 +4.84% 111
North West +22 230 £350 - 130
South West -10 186 £350 - 60
East Midlands +15 166 £325 -3.70% 54
West Midlands +19 147 £338 +12.50% 57
Scotland +14 144 £381 +12.13% 24
East of England -6 140 £375 +1.35% 67
Yorkshire -18 120 £363 +6.62% 72
Wales -15 53 £350 -9.68% 6
North East +48 27 £375 +7.91% 9
Northern Ireland -30 19 £289 -20.28%

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for jQuery.

1 2541 (86.02%) JavaScript
2 2387 (80.81%) HTML
3 2326 (78.74%) CSS
4 1354 (45.84%) HTML5
5 1233 (41.74%) AngularJS
6 1210 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
7 1018 (34.46%) CSS3
8 1012 (34.26%) MVC
9 1010 (34.19%) .NET
10 909 (30.77%) C#
11 854 (28.91%) Front End Development
12 725 (24.54%) SQL
13 724 (24.51%) Git (software)
14 710 (24.04%) ASP.NET
15 653 (22.11%) Web Development
16 643 (21.77%) SQL Server
17 626 (21.19%) Ajax
18 613 (20.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 578 (19.57%) TDD
20 567 (19.19%) Java
21 508 (17.20%) Sass
22 463 (15.67%) Node.js
23 457 (15.47%) Scrum
24 452 (15.30%) Finance
25 444 (15.03%) User Experience
26 441 (14.93%) React
27 420 (14.22%) Web Services
28 411 (13.91%) XML
28 411 (13.91%) JSON
29 385 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 260 (8.80%) CMS
2 130 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 119 (4.03%) Drupal
4 117 (3.96%) IIS
5 107 (3.62%) Apache
6 87 (2.95%) WordPress
7 84 (2.84%) JBoss
8 77 (2.61%) Tomcat
9 70 (2.37%) Umbraco
10 60 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 59 (2.00%) Confluence
12 57 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
13 54 (1.83%) EPiServer
14 48 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
15 45 (1.52%) WebSphere
16 43 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
17 37 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
18 30 (1.02%) Apache Solr
19 29 (0.98%) WebLogic
20 27 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 155 (5.25%) Photoshop
2 57 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.24%) InDesign
9 6 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.10%) GIMP
11 3 (0.10%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.068%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.068%) InVision
12 2 (0.068%) UXPin
13 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 42 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.35%) Magento
3 10 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.17%) Shopify
6 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.10%) Revive Adserver
8 2 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.068%) Endur
8 2 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.068%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.034%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.034%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 156 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (2.71%) GitHub
4 39 (1.32%) Office 365
5 29 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.68%) PaaS
6 20 (0.68%) SaaS
7 18 (0.61%) IaaS
8 17 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 13 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.41%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.24%) Heroku
14 7 (0.24%) Trello
15 6 (0.20%) Force.com
15 6 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.06%) Internet
2 45 (1.52%) HTTP
3 33 (1.12%) Intranet
4 23 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.64%) SSL
6 16 (0.54%) Firewall
7 15 (0.51%) SMS
8 12 (0.41%) DNS
9 9 (0.30%) LDAP
10 7 (0.24%) Network Security
11 6 (0.20%) Extranet
11 6 (0.20%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.20%) X.509
12 5 (0.17%) DHCP
12 5 (0.17%) IMAP
12 5 (0.17%) LAN
12 5 (0.17%) SMTP
12 5 (0.17%) VLAN
12 5 (0.17%) WAN
12 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 272 (9.21%) MySQL
3 167 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 142 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 101 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 92 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 81 (2.74%) Oracle Database
8 68 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 51 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 35 (1.18%) Big Data
15 29 (0.98%) Hadoop
16 26 (0.88%) Redis
17 25 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
18 24 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
19 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 18 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 724 (24.51%) Git (software)
2 215 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 214 (7.24%) Jenkins
4 208 (7.04%) gulp
5 205 (6.94%) Grunt
6 204 (6.91%) Visual Studio
7 195 (6.60%) Subversion
8 174 (5.89%) JIRA
9 137 (4.64%) Maven
10 126 (4.27%) JUnit
11 123 (4.16%) Jasmine
12 115 (3.89%) Selenium
13 81 (2.74%) Cucumber
14 72 (2.44%) NUnit
15 68 (2.30%) TeamCity
16 66 (2.23%) Eclipse
17 65 (2.20%) Bitbucket
18 63 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
19 61 (2.06%) Ant
20 59 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 452 (15.30%) Finance
2 191 (6.47%) Banking
3 126 (4.27%) Retail
4 123 (4.16%) Marketing
5 72 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.49%) Advertising
7 38 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.12%) Electronics
10 26 (0.88%) Front Office
11 22 (0.74%) Automotive
11 22 (0.74%) Publishing
12 21 (0.71%) Legal
13 20 (0.68%) Games
14 17 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.37%) Back Office
16 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.30%) Law
18 5 (0.17%) French Language
18 5 (0.17%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2651 (89.74%) Developer
2 706 (23.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 548 (18.55%) .NET Developer
4 428 (14.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 347 (11.75%) C# Developer
6 303 (10.26%) HTML Developer
7 290 (9.82%) Java Developer
8 284 (9.61%) Web Developer
9 265 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 238 (8.06%) Angular Developer
11 237 (8.02%) HTML CSS Developer
12 214 (7.24%) Senior Developer
13 196 (6.64%) UI Developer
14 192 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
15 183 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 173 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
17 146 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 139 (4.71%) PHP Developer
19 127 (4.30%) SQL Developer
20 98 (3.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2387 (80.81%) HTML
2 2326 (78.74%) CSS
3 1354 (45.84%) HTML5
4 1233 (41.74%) AngularJS
5 1018 (34.46%) CSS3
6 1010 (34.19%) .NET
7 710 (24.04%) ASP.NET
8 626 (21.19%) Ajax
9 613 (20.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 508 (17.20%) Sass
11 463 (15.67%) Node.js
12 441 (14.93%) React
13 420 (14.22%) Web Services
14 411 (13.91%) JSON
14 411 (13.91%) XML
15 385 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 321 (10.87%) REST
17 303 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 281 (9.51%) RESTful
19 279 (9.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 444 (15.03%) User Experience
2 147 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 144 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 75 (2.54%) W3C
6 62 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 44 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (1.49%) Fintech
8 28 (0.95%) NHS
9 27 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 23 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 22 (0.74%) e-Learning
12 21 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.58%) Animation
15 16 (0.54%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.47%) iPad
17 13 (0.44%) Social Media
18 12 (0.41%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 227 (7.68%) Linux
2 189 (6.40%) Windows
3 123 (4.16%) Unix
4 57 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 48 (1.62%) Android
7 18 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.17%) AIX
13 4 (0.14%) SUSE
14 3 (0.10%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.068%) CentOS
15 2 (0.068%) Solaris
16 1 (0.034%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.034%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1210 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1012 (34.26%) MVC
3 854 (28.91%) Front End Development
4 653 (22.11%) Web Development
5 578 (19.57%) TDD
6 457 (15.47%) Scrum
7 304 (10.29%) OO
8 296 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
9 261 (8.84%) Unit Testing
10 252 (8.53%) Test Automation
11 228 (7.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 219 (7.41%) BDD
13 192 (6.50%) E-Commerce
14 149 (5.04%) OOP
15 148 (5.01%) Software Engineering
16 141 (4.77%) Analytics
17 131 (4.43%) Wireframes
18 127 (4.30%) SDLC
19 125 (4.23%) DevOps
20 123 (4.16%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2541 (86.02%) JavaScript
2 909 (30.77%) C#
3 725 (24.54%) SQL
4 567 (19.19%) Java
5 345 (11.68%) PHP
6 169 (5.72%) T-SQL
7 160 (5.42%) Python
8 94 (3.18%) TypeScript
9 90 (3.05%) VB.NET
10 80 (2.71%) PL/SQL
11 69 (2.34%) Scala
12 68 (2.30%) Ruby
13 58 (1.96%) Groovy
14 55 (1.86%) ES6
15 48 (1.62%) Perl
16 46 (1.56%) PowerShell
17 32 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 31 (1.05%) ECMAScript
19 24 (0.81%) VB
20 21 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 135 (4.57%) Degree
2 69 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.37%) MCSE
6 10 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) MCP
9 6 (0.20%) MCTS
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.17%) CISA
10 5 (0.17%) CISM
10 5 (0.17%) CISSP
11 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.14%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.14%) PMP
12 3 (0.10%) HND
13 2 (0.068%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.27%) QA
2 17 (0.58%) WCAG
3 12 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.37%) WAI
5 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.17%) FedRAMP
8 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.10%) FATCA
9 2 (0.068%) SLA
10 1 (0.034%) HL7
10 1 (0.034%) MiFID
10 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 76 (2.57%) Docker
2 9 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.14%) Varnish
5 3 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.034%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.034%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (1.69%) Puppet
2 24 (0.81%) Ansible
3 18 (0.61%) Kibana
4 14 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.30%) Grafana
7 7 (0.24%) Piwik
8 6 (0.20%) Rancher
9 5 (0.17%) logstash
9 5 (0.17%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.14%) MOM
11 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.10%) cPanel
11 3 (0.10%) Terraform
12 2 (0.068%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.068%) Nagios
13 1 (0.034%) Salt
13 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.034%) vRealize
Vendors
1 319 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 240 (8.12%) Oracle
3 145 (4.91%) Adobe
4 86 (2.91%) Sitecore
5 58 (1.96%) Google
6 45 (1.52%) IBM
7 43 (1.46%) SAP
8 33 (1.12%) Zend
9 26 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (0.85%) Telerik
10 25 (0.85%) Twitter
11 22 (0.74%) hybris
11 22 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 21 (0.71%) DevExpress
12 21 (0.71%) Xamarin
13 19 (0.64%) Perforce
13 19 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 18 (0.61%) Nintex
15 16 (0.54%) Siebel
16 14 (0.47%) Apple