Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 117 93
Rank change year-on-year -94 -24 -21
Contract jobs citing jQuery 741 2,141 2,763
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 2.21% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 6.72% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 1,635 2,095
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £309 £279
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £405 £383
% change year-on-year -4.32% +5.81% +9.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
Median hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +57.14% +118.75%
10th Percentile £33.75 £26.85 £20.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £64.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +42.86% +125.81%

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 18,319 31,873 32,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.04% 32.88% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,391 22,478 23,282
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +10.47%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 315 326
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £41.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.93% +2.04%
10th Percentile £20.50 £18.50 £17.52
90th Percentile £65.54 £60.00 £59.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.56
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.27% +3.89%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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 -102 660 £413 -2.94% 579
UK excluding London -89 451 £388 -4.32% 517
London -70 273 £450 -5.26% 95
South East -76 115 £380 -10.59% 115
North of England -88 87 £355 -7.79% 162
Midlands -11 73 £375 - 99
Scotland +21 61 £388 +3.33% 18
East of England +16 54 £410 -3.53% 45
South West -39 52 £402 -5.41% 61
West Midlands +38 42 £440 +19.32% 56
North West -53 42 £350 -6.67% 84
East Midlands -18 31 £350 -6.67% 43
Yorkshire -56 27 £325 -16.13% 60
Work from Home -35 26 £388 -3.13% 45
North East -8 18 £430 +7.50% 18
Wales +7 6 £365 -15.36% 15
Northern Ireland 0 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 649 (87.58%) JavaScript
2 528 (71.26%) HTML
3 496 (66.94%) CSS
4 318 (42.91%) .NET
5 307 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
6 287 (38.73%) C#
7 261 (35.22%) AngularJS
8 257 (34.68%) MVC
9 228 (30.77%) HTML5
10 224 (30.23%) SQL Server
11 223 (30.09%) SQL
12 201 (27.13%) ASP.NET
13 198 (26.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 191 (25.78%) React
15 168 (22.67%) Git (software)
16 166 (22.40%) Front End Development
17 147 (19.84%) Azure
18 146 (19.70%) CSS3
19 129 (17.41%) Java
20 126 (17.00%) Web Development
21 125 (16.87%) Microsoft
22 124 (16.73%) .NET Framework
23 116 (15.65%) PHP
23 116 (15.65%) Web Services
23 116 (15.65%) Scrum
24 115 (15.52%) Finance
25 110 (14.84%) Node.js
26 106 (14.30%) Sass
26 106 (14.30%) OO
27 102 (13.77%) XML

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 66 (8.91%) CMS
2 59 (7.96%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.18%) Tomcat
4 30 (4.05%) IIS
5 29 (3.91%) nginx
6 28 (3.78%) Apache
7 23 (3.10%) Drupal
7 23 (3.10%) WordPress
8 16 (2.16%) JBoss
9 15 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.48%) Umbraco
11 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.08%) Confluence
13 8 (1.08%) EPiServer
13 8 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.67%) Appian
15 5 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.81%) Sketch
4 3 (0.40%) Edge Animate
4 3 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.40%) InVision
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.37%) Magento
2 17 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.94%) Shopify
4 3 (0.40%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 147 (19.84%) Azure
2 73 (9.85%) AWS
3 44 (5.94%) GitHub
4 18 (2.43%) Power Platform
5 17 (2.29%) Serverless
6 15 (2.02%) npm
7 14 (1.89%) Office 365
8 13 (1.75%) Google Analytics
8 13 (1.75%) PowerApps
9 11 (1.48%) GCP
10 10 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (1.35%) OpenShift
10 10 (1.35%) PaaS
11 9 (1.21%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.21%) SaaS
12 8 (1.08%) ShareGate
13 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.67%) Azure Functions
14 5 (0.67%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.02%) HTTP
1 15 (2.02%) Internet
2 11 (1.48%) SSL
3 7 (0.94%) Network Security
4 6 (0.81%) Intranet
5 5 (0.67%) DMZ
5 5 (0.67%) Extranet
5 5 (0.67%) Firewall
5 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.54%) Broadband
6 4 (0.54%) SMS
7 3 (0.40%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.40%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.40%) VPN
8 2 (0.27%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) FTP
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) SMTP
9 1 (0.13%) SSH
9 1 (0.13%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 89 (12.01%) MySQL
3 54 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 40 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.83%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.56%) Redis
9 19 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.48%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (1.35%) BigQuery
14 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.08%) Big Data
15 8 (1.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 168 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 80 (10.80%) Visual Studio
3 64 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (7.56%) JIRA
5 55 (7.42%) Jenkins
6 53 (7.15%) Grunt
7 49 (6.61%) gulp
8 37 (4.99%) webpack
9 29 (3.91%) Bitbucket
10 27 (3.64%) Maven
11 21 (2.83%) Selenium
11 21 (2.83%) Subversion
12 19 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 19 (2.56%) JUnit
13 18 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
14 17 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (2.02%) TeamCity
16 14 (1.89%) Jasmine
17 13 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
18 11 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 115 (15.52%) Finance
2 58 (7.83%) Public Sector
3 34 (4.59%) Retail
4 33 (4.45%) Marketing
5 27 (3.64%) Banking
6 13 (1.75%) Law
7 10 (1.35%) Publishing
7 10 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.81%) Advertising
9 6 (0.81%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Housing Association
11 3 (0.40%) Police
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 617 (83.27%) Developer
2 147 (19.84%) .NET Developer
3 114 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 83 (11.20%) C# Developer
5 79 (10.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 69 (9.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 58 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (6.34%) HTML Developer
9 46 (6.21%) Senior Developer
10 41 (5.53%) Java Developer
11 39 (5.26%) Angular Developer
11 39 (5.26%) PHP Developer
12 37 (4.99%) React Developer
13 36 (4.86%) Software Developer
14 33 (4.45%) SQL Developer
15 32 (4.32%) Web Developer
16 29 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
17 26 (3.51%) HTML CSS Developer
18 19 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 19 (2.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (71.26%) HTML
2 496 (66.94%) CSS
3 318 (42.91%) .NET
4 261 (35.22%) AngularJS
5 228 (30.77%) HTML5
6 201 (27.13%) ASP.NET
7 198 (26.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 191 (25.78%) React
9 146 (19.70%) CSS3
10 124 (16.73%) .NET Framework
11 116 (15.65%) Web Services
12 110 (14.84%) Node.js
13 106 (14.30%) Sass
14 102 (13.77%) XML
15 93 (12.55%) REST
16 89 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 80 (10.80%) Entity Framework
18 78 (10.53%) Ajax
19 75 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
20 71 (9.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.82%) User Experience
2 64 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.86%) W3C
4 32 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.67%) NHS
10 5 (0.67%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.54%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.54%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.54%) Vector Graphics
12 3 (0.40%) DataPower
12 3 (0.40%) RIA
12 3 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.80%) Linux
2 37 (4.99%) Windows
3 9 (1.21%) Android
3 9 (1.21%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.21%) Unix
3 9 (1.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.54%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.40%) Debian
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) OS/2
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (34.68%) MVC
3 166 (22.40%) Front End Development
4 126 (17.00%) Web Development
5 116 (15.65%) Scrum
6 106 (14.30%) OO
7 102 (13.77%) DevOps
8 99 (13.36%) TDD
9 72 (9.72%) Test Automation
10 69 (9.31%) Microservices
11 67 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (9.04%) E-Commerce
12 54 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 53 (7.15%) Kanban
14 51 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 50 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (6.07%) OOP
17 44 (5.94%) SDLC
18 42 (5.67%) Software Engineering
19 39 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 649 (87.58%) JavaScript
2 287 (38.73%) C#
3 223 (30.09%) SQL
4 129 (17.41%) Java
5 116 (15.65%) PHP
6 76 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 59 (7.96%) Python
8 43 (5.80%) TypeScript
9 33 (4.45%) ES6
9 33 (4.45%) Ruby
10 30 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.02%) Java 8
14 11 (1.48%) VB
14 11 (1.48%) XAML
15 10 (1.35%) Perl
16 9 (1.21%) Scala
17 8 (1.08%) C
17 8 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (5.94%) Degree
2 26 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.81%) HND
7 5 (0.67%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) MCSD
11 1 (0.13%) CEH
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) HNC
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.13%) MCPD
11 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.07%) WCAG
2 32 (4.32%) QA
3 14 (1.89%) WAI
4 6 (0.81%) GDPR
5 2 (0.27%) MiFID
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 59 (7.96%) Docker
2 9 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.27%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.89%) Puppet
3 9 (1.21%) Terraform
4 8 (1.08%) Kibana
4 8 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.94%) Ansible
5 7 (0.94%) Grafana
5 7 (0.94%) MIIS
6 6 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.40%) Graphite
9 1 (0.13%) cPanel
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 125 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.37%) Oracle
3 19 (2.56%) IBM
4 16 (2.16%) Google
4 16 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.16%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.48%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.48%) Telerik
6 9 (1.21%) Adobe
7 8 (1.08%) Demandware
8 6 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.81%) New Relic
8 6 (0.81%) SAP
9 5 (0.67%) IFS
9 5 (0.67%) jBASE
9 5 (0.67%) Zend
10 4 (0.54%) hybris
10 4 (0.54%) Nintex
10 4 (0.54%) Tableau
11 3 (0.40%) F5