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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1524 1797 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 3.22% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.38% 11.55% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1276 1343
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £38.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.89% +68.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £9.00 £20.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.60 £55.31 £49.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £38.00 £30.60
% change year-on-year -59.21% +24.20%  

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 14684 15556 14918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.59% 27.85% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10203 10869 9655
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 196 201
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing jQuery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for jQuery in the UK

jQuery
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 1417 £375 +3.44% 916
London -19 587 £425 +6.25% 239
South East +12 327 £350 +3.70% 159
City of London -2 112 £450 +5.75% 75
North West +12 110 £350 - 119
South West +13 103 £375 +7.14% 57
East Midlands +10 78 £338 +3.84% 79
Surrey +11 74 £363 -19.44% 25
Yorkshire 0 73 £350 - 83
Manchester +15 67 £350 - 72
Hampshire -6 60 £328 +4.38% 42
East of England +2 59 £360 - 69
West Midlands -11 58 £353 +8.46% 95
West Yorkshire +14 56 £360 +2.85% 49
Buckinghamshire +13 53 £400 +33.33% 10
Scotland +31 52 £375 +13.63% 35
Leeds +25 52 £361 +3.21% 23
Oxfordshire +21 43 £350 +6.46% 22
Wiltshire +23 36 £410 +27.62%
Berkshire +35 33 £375 +2.73% 22
Wales -21 32 £313 -16.66% 16
Aylesbury - 32 £400 -
Swindon +20 30 £411 +29.52%
Oxford +20 29 £350 +36.58% 10
Leicestershire +4 29 £320 +16.36% 23
Edinburgh +7 28 £400 +15.94% 16
Bristol +6 28 £350 - 13
South Wales -18 27 £270 -28.00% 10
East Sussex 0 24 £300 -10.44% 13
Basingstoke +21 23 £400 +56.09% 10

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2427 (85.79%) JavaScript
2 2206 (77.98%) HTML
3 2134 (75.43%) CSS
4 1221 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
5 1200 (42.42%) HTML5
6 1106 (39.10%) AngularJS
7 975 (34.46%) .NET
8 926 (32.73%) C#
9 870 (30.75%) CSS3
10 835 (29.52%) MVC
11 720 (25.45%) Front End Development
12 701 (24.78%) SQL
13 641 (22.66%) ASP.NET
14 615 (21.74%) Git (software)
15 601 (21.24%) Web Development
16 598 (21.14%) SQL Server
17 569 (20.11%) Ajax
18 545 (19.26%) TDD
19 534 (18.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 517 (18.28%) Java
21 461 (16.30%) Scrum
22 419 (14.81%) Sass
23 415 (14.67%) XML
24 394 (13.93%) Web Services
25 383 (13.54%) Finance
26 367 (12.97%) Node.js
27 354 (12.51%) PHP
28 352 (12.44%) User Experience
29 341 (12.05%) React
30 337 (11.91%) JSON

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
1 297 (10.50%) CMS
2 167 (5.90%) SharePoint
3 151 (5.34%) Apache
4 100 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 95 (3.36%) IIS
6 91 (3.22%) Drupal
7 76 (2.69%) WordPress
8 75 (2.65%) EPiServer
9 74 (2.62%) Umbraco
10 72 (2.55%) Tomcat
11 68 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 66 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 64 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 55 (1.94%) JBoss
15 47 (1.66%) Apache Solr
15 47 (1.66%) Confluence
16 40 (1.41%) WebLogic
17 39 (1.38%) WebSphere
18 26 (0.92%) OpenStack
19 25 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 130 (4.60%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.28%) GIMP
7 5 (0.18%) InDesign
7 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.14%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.11%) InVision
9 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.071%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 34 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.06%) Magento
3 22 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.18%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Revive Adserver
8 2 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.071%) Shopify
9 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.035%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.035%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.035%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.035%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 131 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (2.97%) GitHub
4 57 (2.01%) Office 365
5 50 (1.77%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.71%) IaaS
6 20 (0.71%) SaaS
7 17 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (0.49%) Heroku
8 14 (0.49%) PaaS
9 13 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
12 9 (0.32%) Slack
13 8 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.28%) Loggly
13 8 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.00%) HTTP
2 66 (2.33%) Internet
3 49 (1.73%) Intranet
4 26 (0.92%) Extranet
5 25 (0.88%) SSL
6 21 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.49%) LDAP
8 12 (0.42%) DNS
9 7 (0.25%) Firewall
9 7 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.25%) RTP
9 7 (0.25%) RTSP
10 6 (0.21%) AMQP
10 6 (0.21%) Broadband
11 5 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.18%) Skype
11 5 (0.18%) SMTP
12 4 (0.14%) Network Security
12 4 (0.14%) X.509
13 3 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 281 (9.93%) MySQL
3 157 (5.55%) Relational Database
4 135 (4.77%) MongoDB
5 123 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 108 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 100 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 77 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 66 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (1.91%) Redis
12 40 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (1.24%) Big Data
16 31 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (1.03%) SQLPlus
18 26 (0.92%) Hadoop
19 25 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 615 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 235 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 222 (7.85%) Jenkins
4 186 (6.57%) Visual Studio
5 180 (6.36%) Subversion
6 158 (5.59%) Grunt
7 146 (5.16%) JIRA
8 135 (4.77%) Selenium
9 118 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 117 (4.14%) gulp
11 115 (4.07%) Maven
12 102 (3.61%) JUnit
13 96 (3.39%) TeamCity
14 68 (2.40%) Jasmine
15 63 (2.23%) Ant
16 60 (2.12%) Eclipse
17 55 (1.94%) Bitbucket
18 51 (1.80%) Mockito
19 49 (1.73%) IntelliJ
20 48 (1.70%) Bower
General
1 383 (13.54%) Finance
2 164 (5.80%) Banking
3 120 (4.24%) Marketing
4 85 (3.00%) Retail
5 59 (2.09%) Advertising
6 49 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.10%) Publishing
9 26 (0.92%) Legal
10 24 (0.85%) Back Office
11 23 (0.81%) Electronics
12 22 (0.78%) Front Office
12 22 (0.78%) Games
13 13 (0.46%) Automotive
14 12 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.28%) Law
16 7 (0.25%) German Language
17 6 (0.21%) Czech Language
18 5 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2505 (88.55%) Developer
2 640 (22.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 513 (18.13%) .NET Developer
4 417 (14.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 318 (11.24%) C# Developer
6 277 (9.79%) HTML Developer
7 256 (9.05%) Java Developer
8 249 (8.80%) Web Developer
9 248 (8.77%) Senior Developer
10 246 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 224 (7.92%) HTML CSS Developer
12 216 (7.64%) Angular Developer
13 156 (5.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 141 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
15 135 (4.77%) UI Developer
16 128 (4.52%) PHP Developer
17 122 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 114 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 112 (3.96%) SQL Developer
20 99 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2206 (77.98%) HTML
2 2134 (75.43%) CSS
3 1200 (42.42%) HTML5
4 1106 (39.10%) AngularJS
5 975 (34.46%) .NET
6 870 (30.75%) CSS3
7 641 (22.66%) ASP.NET
8 569 (20.11%) Ajax
9 534 (18.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 419 (14.81%) Sass
11 415 (14.67%) XML
12 394 (13.93%) Web Services
13 367 (12.97%) Node.js
14 341 (12.05%) React
15 337 (11.91%) JSON
16 315 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 273 (9.65%) REST
18 270 (9.54%) RESTful
19 266 (9.40%) .NET Framework
20 252 (8.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 352 (12.44%) User Experience
2 165 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 121 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 71 (2.51%) W3C
6 54 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 46 (1.63%) Fintech
8 29 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 22 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (0.71%) NHS
13 19 (0.67%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.60%) iPad
15 16 (0.57%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.42%) CMDB
16 12 (0.42%) Social Media
17 11 (0.39%) e-Learning
17 11 (0.39%) Taxonomies
18 10 (0.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 255 (9.01%) Linux
2 162 (5.73%) Windows
3 109 (3.85%) Unix
4 62 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 61 (2.16%) Android
6 21 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 21 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.28%) AIX
9 7 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.18%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.18%) webOS
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.14%) Solaris
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.11%) CentOS
13 2 (0.071%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1221 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (29.52%) MVC
3 720 (25.45%) Front End Development
4 601 (21.24%) Web Development
5 545 (19.26%) TDD
6 461 (16.30%) Scrum
7 311 (10.99%) OO
8 277 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 226 (7.99%) BDD
10 198 (7.00%) E-Commerce
11 196 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 189 (6.68%) Unit Testing
13 136 (4.81%) Analytics
14 134 (4.74%) OOP
15 133 (4.70%) DevOps
16 132 (4.67%) Software Engineering
17 124 (4.38%) Content Management
18 118 (4.17%) Kanban
19 117 (4.14%) Wireframes
20 116 (4.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2427 (85.79%) JavaScript
2 926 (32.73%) C#
3 701 (24.78%) SQL
4 517 (18.28%) Java
5 354 (12.51%) PHP
6 166 (5.87%) Python
7 147 (5.20%) T-SQL
8 99 (3.50%) Ruby
9 98 (3.46%) PL/SQL
10 81 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 76 (2.69%) Shell Script
12 73 (2.58%) Scala
13 70 (2.47%) Perl
14 65 (2.30%) VB.NET
15 64 (2.26%) TypeScript
16 54 (1.91%) VB
17 53 (1.87%) ES6
18 39 (1.38%) Groovy
19 20 (0.71%) ActionScript
19 20 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 129 (4.56%) Degree
2 105 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.21%) MBA
6 6 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.14%) MCP
8 4 (0.14%) MCSE
9 3 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.11%) MCTS
9 3 (0.11%) PMP
10 2 (0.071%) CISA
10 2 (0.071%) CISM
10 2 (0.071%) CISSP
11 1 (0.035%) HND
11 1 (0.035%) MCSD
11 1 (0.035%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (1.87%) QA
2 19 (0.67%) WCAG
3 13 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.39%) WAI
5 10 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.28%) FATCA
7 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.14%) SLA
10 2 (0.071%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.035%) EMIR
System Software
1 91 (3.22%) Docker
2 14 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.21%) HDFS
5 5 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.071%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.035%) etcd
8 1 (0.035%) Varnish
8 1 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (1.59%) Puppet
2 27 (0.95%) Ansible
3 21 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.71%) Kibana
5 17 (0.60%) Grafana
6 11 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.39%) Salt
7 10 (0.35%) Piwik
8 8 (0.28%) Nagios
8 8 (0.28%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.14%) MOM
10 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.11%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.071%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.071%) logstash
11 2 (0.071%) Oozie
11 2 (0.071%) Plesk
11 2 (0.071%) vRealize
Vendors
1 272 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 251 (8.87%) Oracle
3 137 (4.84%) Adobe
4 100 (3.53%) Google
5 84 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 39 (1.38%) IBM
7 35 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.10%) SAP
9 29 (1.03%) Apple
10 28 (0.99%) Zend
11 26 (0.92%) Telerik
12 25 (0.88%) Twitter
13 20 (0.71%) hybris
14 19 (0.67%) Solace
15 16 (0.57%) Perforce
15 16 (0.57%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.57%) ServiceNow
15 16 (0.57%) VMware
16 15 (0.53%) MuleSoft
17 14 (0.49%) Xamarin
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AdRoc Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Public Health England
Rate: From £38,207 to £45,769 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Computer People
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + experience dependant
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £465 - £511.50 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Care Futures
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Potential remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago