Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 241 183
Rank change year-on-year -80 -58 -86
Contract jobs citing jQuery 687 346 1,295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 1.12% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 3.59% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 225 916
10th Percentile £307 £275 £300
25th Percentile £363 £325 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
75th Percentile £526 £538 £500
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
10th Percentile £26.00 £30.37 £6.00
25th Percentile £32.00 £38.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate £43.50 £52.50 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.14% +75.00% -29.41%
75th Percentile £51.63 £54.38 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.06 £54.75 £35.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.34 £52.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.46% +75.00% -29.41%

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 24,955 9,639 26,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.76% 31.23% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,922 6,819 18,594
10th Percentile £363 £313 £338
25th Percentile £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 73 249
10th Percentile £17.79 £21.90 £20.26
25th Percentile £28.43 £30.00 £32.95
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.67% +8.36%
75th Percentile £63.44 £54.00 £53.00
90th Percentile £73.19 £61.87 £73.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £46.40 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.60% +3.11% +8.43%

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 -100 532 £425 -1.05% 523
UK excluding London -76 266 £395 -1.25% 422
Work from Home -103 242 £450 +12.50% 127
London -149 214 £500 +5.26% 134
Midlands -49 73 £350 +7.69% 80
South East -42 68 £415 -8.32% 86
North of England -72 56 £391 -3.69% 138
South West -23 40 £450 +7.14% 44
East Midlands -14 37 £328 +3.97% 37
West Midlands -57 36 £356 -32.14% 43
Yorkshire -38 28 £395 +17.04% 46
North West -67 26 £386 -14.17% 70
East of England -48 17 £475 +18.75% 39
Northern Ireland -3 5 £475 +10.21% 3
Scotland -70 4 £431 +7.81% 22
Wales -28 2 £438 +49.57% 11
North East - 2 £475 - 22

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 580 (84.43%) JavaScript
2 493 (71.76%) CSS
3 489 (71.18%) HTML
4 247 (35.95%) .NET
5 229 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 219 (31.88%) C#
7 218 (31.73%) React
8 205 (29.84%) SQL
9 195 (28.38%) MVC
10 192 (27.95%) HTML5
11 177 (25.76%) SQL Server
12 173 (25.18%) Git (software)
13 150 (21.83%) Azure
14 142 (20.67%) ASP.NET
15 130 (18.92%) Java
16 128 (18.63%) Social Skills
17 123 (17.90%) Sass
18 119 (17.32%) Node.js
19 117 (17.03%) Full Stack Development
20 112 (16.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 110 (16.01%) Web Services
22 109 (15.87%) REST
23 107 (15.57%) .NET Framework
24 106 (15.43%) Web Development
25 103 (14.99%) Front End Development
26 96 (13.97%) CSS3
27 94 (13.68%) Microsoft
28 92 (13.39%) Microservices
29 91 (13.25%) Ajax

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 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 52 (7.57%) CMS
3 25 (3.64%) WordPress
4 23 (3.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 21 (3.06%) Drupal
6 20 (2.91%) Apache
7 19 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.62%) Confluence
9 16 (2.33%) nginx
9 16 (2.33%) Tomcat
10 15 (2.18%) Umbraco
11 12 (1.75%) IIS
12 10 (1.46%) GemFire
13 7 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.02%) EPiServer
13 7 (1.02%) Liferay
13 7 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (2.47%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (2.33%) Sketch
3 15 (2.18%) InVision
4 10 (1.46%) InfoPath
5 8 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.02%) Adobe XD
7 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (0.73%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.44%) GIMP
10 3 (0.44%) InDesign
11 2 (0.29%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.15%) Figma
12 1 (0.15%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.91%) Magento
3 4 (0.58%) Shopify
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 150 (21.83%) Azure
2 63 (9.17%) AWS
3 48 (6.99%) GitHub
4 38 (5.53%) Power Platform
5 29 (4.22%) Microsoft 365
5 29 (4.22%) PowerApps
5 29 (4.22%) Serverless
6 28 (4.08%) GCP
7 23 (3.35%) SaaS
8 22 (3.20%) PaaS
9 19 (2.77%) npm
10 18 (2.62%) Power Automate
11 16 (2.33%) Azure Functions
12 15 (2.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 15 (2.18%) Azure Service Bus
13 13 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (1.75%) Azure Logic Apps
15 11 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (1.60%) Google Analytics
16 10 (1.46%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.77%) Internet
2 15 (2.18%) HTTP
3 12 (1.75%) DNS
4 11 (1.60%) Intranet
5 7 (1.02%) BGP
6 6 (0.87%) Extranet
7 5 (0.73%) FTP
7 5 (0.73%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.29%) DHCP
8 2 (0.29%) X.500
9 1 (0.15%) SSL
9 1 (0.15%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.01%) MySQL
3 46 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 31 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 31 (4.51%) Redis
5 28 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 26 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (2.91%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.18%) Power BI
11 13 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
12 12 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.87%) Riak
16 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 173 (25.18%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.33%) JIRA
3 70 (10.19%) Maven
4 67 (9.75%) Jenkins
5 35 (5.09%) Visual Studio
6 33 (4.80%) gulp
7 32 (4.66%) Cucumber
8 31 (4.51%) Bitbucket
8 31 (4.51%) Jasmine
9 29 (4.22%) Subversion
10 28 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (3.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 25 (3.64%) Grunt
13 20 (2.91%) JUnit
13 20 (2.91%) webpack
14 18 (2.62%) Gradle
14 18 (2.62%) Selenium
15 16 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (1.75%) JSUnit
17 11 (1.60%) JMeter
General
1 128 (18.63%) Social Skills
2 58 (8.44%) Finance
3 42 (6.11%) Marketing
4 39 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.78%) Public Sector
6 21 (3.06%) Retail
7 18 (2.62%) Banking
8 12 (1.75%) Legal
8 12 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.60%) Back Office
10 7 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.73%) Law
11 5 (0.73%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Games
12 4 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.44%) Automotive
13 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 551 (80.20%) Developer
2 115 (16.74%) .NET Developer
3 91 (13.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 65 (9.46%) Senior Developer
5 63 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 58 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 50 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 40 (5.82%) React Developer
9 38 (5.53%) Architect
10 35 (5.09%) SharePoint Developer
11 33 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (3.93%) HTML Developer
12 27 (3.93%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.78%) Salesforce Developer
14 25 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
15 24 (3.49%) PHP Developer
15 24 (3.49%) Web Developer
16 23 (3.35%) SQL Developer
17 21 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
18 20 (2.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (71.76%) CSS
2 489 (71.18%) HTML
3 247 (35.95%) .NET
4 229 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 218 (31.73%) React
6 192 (27.95%) HTML5
7 142 (20.67%) ASP.NET
8 123 (17.90%) Sass
9 119 (17.32%) Node.js
10 112 (16.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 110 (16.01%) Web Services
12 109 (15.87%) REST
13 107 (15.57%) .NET Framework
14 96 (13.97%) CSS3
15 91 (13.25%) Ajax
16 89 (12.95%) .NET Core
17 80 (11.64%) Spring
18 79 (11.50%) JSON
19 75 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 73 (10.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.92%) User Experience
2 26 (3.78%) W3C
3 24 (3.49%) Data Structures
4 23 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.18%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.18%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.46%) NHS
10 9 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.16%) Equities
12 7 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.02%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.87%) VLE
14 4 (0.58%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.11%) Windows
2 28 (4.08%) Linux
3 11 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.16%) Unix
6 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (0.73%) Android
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (28.38%) MVC
3 117 (17.03%) Full Stack Development
4 106 (15.43%) Web Development
5 103 (14.99%) Front End Development
6 92 (13.39%) Microservices
7 81 (11.79%) Scrum
7 81 (11.79%) TDD
8 73 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (10.48%) DevOps
10 68 (9.90%) Unit Testing
11 66 (9.61%) OO
12 58 (8.44%) CRM
12 58 (8.44%) E-Commerce
12 58 (8.44%) OOP
13 56 (8.15%) Software Engineering
14 55 (8.01%) Analytics
15 52 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (7.28%) Wireframes
17 42 (6.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 580 (84.43%) JavaScript
2 219 (31.88%) C#
3 205 (29.84%) SQL
4 130 (18.92%) Java
5 85 (12.37%) TypeScript
6 75 (10.92%) PHP
7 56 (8.15%) T-SQL
8 55 (8.01%) Python
9 41 (5.97%) PowerShell
10 36 (5.24%) Java 8
11 26 (3.78%) ES6
12 18 (2.62%) Apex Code
12 18 (2.62%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.33%) C++
14 15 (2.18%) Kotlin
15 14 (2.04%) Ruby
16 13 (1.89%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.75%) SOQL
18 11 (1.60%) Scala
19 10 (1.46%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (6.99%) Degree
2 42 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.32%) Accessibility
2 15 (2.18%) QA
2 15 (2.18%) WCAG
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) HL7
4 2 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Section 508
5 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 55 (8.01%) Docker
2 9 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (3.35%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.33%) Terraform
3 11 (1.60%) Kibana
4 10 (1.46%) Graphite
4 10 (1.46%) logstash
5 2 (0.29%) Automic
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.15%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.77%) Adobe
3 71 (10.33%) Oracle
4 45 (6.55%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.77%) Telerik
6 18 (2.62%) Google
7 13 (1.89%) Nintex
8 10 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.46%) SAP
9 7 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.87%) Blackboard
10 6 (0.87%) Demandware
11 5 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.58%) hybris
13 3 (0.44%) New Relic
13 3 (0.44%) Workday
13 3 (0.44%) Xerox
14 2 (0.29%) Databricks
14 2 (0.29%) Netlify
14 2 (0.29%) Splunk