Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 75 66
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -13
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2,834 2,972 3,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.75% 3.08% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.98% 9.49% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,015 2,179 2,666
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 52
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.79% -26.32% +33.33%
10th Percentile £30.08 £14.75 £11.63
90th Percentile £100.75 £40.18 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.25 £38.60
% change year-on-year +50.44% -26.81% +34.99%

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 35,507 31,304 31,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.46% 32.45% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,082 21,593 22,138
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 386 380
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +11.11% -2.76%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +11.11% -2.70%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 -18 2,610 £413 +10.00% 1,384
UK excluding London -11 1,771 £400 +14.29% 1,141
London -33 1,020 £450 +2.86% 323
South East +11 641 £400 +10.34% 270
North of England -9 396 £375 +4.17% 312
Midlands -19 266 £375 +15.38% 209
North West -15 215 £375 +7.14% 158
South West -18 161 £375 +7.14% 141
Scotland -24 156 £413 +8.20% 47
Yorkshire +8 145 £375 +3.45% 136
West Midlands -18 145 £344 +1.85% 98
East of England -17 122 £420 +12.00% 129
East Midlands -12 120 £400 +23.08% 111
North East +3 36 £375 - 18
Wales -39 29 £400 +14.29% 25
Northern Ireland +9 1 £313 +8.13% 8

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 2,302 (81.23%) JavaScript
2 2,119 (74.77%) HTML
3 2,014 (71.07%) CSS
4 1,314 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
5 1,198 (42.27%) AngularJS
6 1,089 (38.43%) .NET
7 1,083 (38.21%) HTML5
8 1,052 (37.12%) C#
9 958 (33.80%) MVC
10 737 (26.01%) CSS3
11 730 (25.76%) SQL Server
12 687 (24.24%) ASP.NET
13 672 (23.71%) Git (software)
14 608 (21.45%) SQL
15 561 (19.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 559 (19.72%) React
17 558 (19.69%) Front End Development
18 540 (19.05%) Java
19 536 (18.91%) TDD
20 493 (17.40%) Web Development
21 492 (17.36%) Ajax
22 478 (16.87%) Scrum
23 477 (16.83%) Node.js
24 409 (14.43%) Web Services
25 407 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
26 406 (14.33%) JSON
27 405 (14.29%) Sass
28 388 (13.69%) XML
29 371 (13.09%) Finance
29 371 (13.09%) .NET Framework

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
1 192 (6.77%) CMS
2 164 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 132 (4.66%) IIS
4 113 (3.99%) WordPress
5 91 (3.21%) Apache
6 84 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 78 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 72 (2.54%) Confluence
9 69 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 68 (2.40%) Drupal
11 60 (2.12%) Umbraco
12 51 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 43 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 42 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
15 39 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
16 35 (1.24%) JBoss
17 31 (1.09%) nginx
18 23 (0.81%) EPiServer
19 22 (0.78%) WebLogic
19 22 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 109 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 53 (1.87%) InfoPath
3 32 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (0.78%) GIMP
6 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (0.39%) InVision
8 6 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.21%) InDesign
9 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.14%) UXPin
10 2 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.035%) Blender
11 1 (0.035%) Maya
11 1 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.035%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 44 (1.55%) Magento
2 30 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.14%) Endur
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.071%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.071%) Shopify
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.035%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.035%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 303 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 211 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (3.88%) GitHub
4 104 (3.67%) Office 365
5 74 (2.61%) npm
6 68 (2.40%) Google Analytics
7 61 (2.15%) Serverless
8 33 (1.16%) SaaS
9 32 (1.13%) PaaS
10 20 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
11 19 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
12 17 (0.60%) IaaS
13 15 (0.53%) Trello
14 14 (0.49%) BrowserStack
14 14 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.49%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.46%) NuGet
16 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.42%) HTTP
2 49 (1.73%) Internet
3 35 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 32 (1.13%) SSL
5 20 (0.71%) Intranet
6 18 (0.64%) SMS
7 17 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.21%) FTP
8 6 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.18%) SSH
10 4 (0.14%) SMTP
11 3 (0.11%) Broadband
11 3 (0.11%) DNS
11 3 (0.11%) Firewall
11 3 (0.11%) IMAP
12 2 (0.071%) AMQP
12 2 (0.071%) DVB
12 2 (0.071%) Junos
12 2 (0.071%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 730 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 258 (9.10%) MySQL
3 152 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 146 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 103 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 80 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 45 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 44 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (1.02%) Big Data
13 27 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (0.88%) Redis
15 24 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.85%) Hadoop
15 24 (0.85%) Power BI
16 19 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (0.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 672 (23.71%) Git (software)
2 275 (9.70%) Visual Studio
3 241 (8.50%) Jenkins
4 238 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 218 (7.69%) gulp
6 188 (6.63%) Selenium
7 176 (6.21%) JIRA
8 172 (6.07%) Grunt
9 151 (5.33%) Subversion
10 111 (3.92%) NUnit
11 109 (3.85%) Maven
12 103 (3.63%) JUnit
13 87 (3.07%) Cucumber
14 86 (3.03%) Eclipse
14 86 (3.03%) Jasmine
15 84 (2.96%) webpack
16 81 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
17 78 (2.75%) Bitbucket
18 69 (2.43%) TeamCity
19 65 (2.29%) Ant
General
1 371 (13.09%) Finance
2 166 (5.86%) Retail
3 141 (4.98%) Banking
4 94 (3.32%) Marketing
5 46 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 43 (1.52%) Games
7 40 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.06%) Advertising
9 27 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.85%) Legal
11 18 (0.64%) Back Office
12 15 (0.53%) Publishing
13 13 (0.46%) Electronics
14 12 (0.42%) Law
15 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.35%) Front Office
17 9 (0.32%) Interactive Media
18 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.18%) Automotive
19 5 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,424 (85.53%) Developer
2 572 (20.18%) .NET Developer
3 497 (17.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 390 (13.76%) C# Developer
5 344 (12.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 277 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 234 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 231 (8.15%) Angular Developer
9 223 (7.87%) Web Developer
10 214 (7.55%) Java Developer
11 180 (6.35%) UI Developer
12 171 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
13 160 (5.65%) Senior Developer
14 158 (5.58%) HTML Developer
15 147 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 138 (4.87%) PHP Developer
17 133 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
17 133 (4.69%) React Developer
18 110 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 96 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,119 (74.77%) HTML
2 2,014 (71.07%) CSS
3 1,198 (42.27%) AngularJS
4 1,089 (38.43%) .NET
5 1,083 (38.21%) HTML5
6 737 (26.01%) CSS3
7 687 (24.24%) ASP.NET
8 561 (19.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 559 (19.72%) React
10 492 (17.36%) Ajax
11 477 (16.83%) Node.js
12 409 (14.43%) Web Services
13 407 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 406 (14.33%) JSON
15 405 (14.29%) Sass
16 388 (13.69%) XML
17 371 (13.09%) .NET Framework
18 347 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
19 330 (11.64%) REST
20 276 (9.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 369 (13.02%) User Experience
2 163 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
3 128 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 76 (2.68%) Fintech
6 73 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 56 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (1.94%) W3C
9 46 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 40 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
11 36 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 27 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (0.92%) NHS
14 20 (0.71%) Social Media
15 19 (0.67%) N-Tier
16 18 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.60%) Equities
18 15 (0.53%) Public Cloud
19 14 (0.49%) Life Science
20 10 (0.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 235 (8.29%) Linux
2 222 (7.83%) Windows
3 74 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 72 (2.54%) Android
5 71 (2.51%) Unix
6 65 (2.29%) Windows Server
7 43 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (1.38%) Ubuntu
10 38 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.28%) AIX
12 8 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.14%) VMS
15 3 (0.11%) CentOS
15 3 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.071%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.071%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,314 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 958 (33.80%) MVC
3 558 (19.69%) Front End Development
4 536 (18.91%) TDD
5 493 (17.40%) Web Development
6 478 (16.87%) Scrum
7 319 (11.26%) Test Automation
8 314 (11.08%) OO
9 310 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 307 (10.83%) Unit Testing
11 240 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 220 (7.76%) Microservices
13 217 (7.66%) Responsive Web Design
14 216 (7.62%) BDD
15 195 (6.88%) DevOps
16 182 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
17 168 (5.93%) Analytics
18 162 (5.72%) SDLC
19 157 (5.54%) Software Engineering
20 136 (4.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,302 (81.23%) JavaScript
2 1,052 (37.12%) C#
3 608 (21.45%) SQL
4 540 (19.05%) Java
5 357 (12.60%) PHP
6 191 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 130 (4.59%) TypeScript
8 113 (3.99%) PowerShell
9 108 (3.81%) Python
10 85 (3.00%) Ruby
11 69 (2.43%) Scala
12 58 (2.05%) ES6
13 54 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 43 (1.52%) Perl
15 42 (1.48%) C++
16 41 (1.45%) Go
16 41 (1.45%) Groovy
16 41 (1.45%) Java 8
17 36 (1.27%) PL/SQL
18 33 (1.16%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 137 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 136 (4.80%) Degree
3 100 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.13%) MCSE
7 23 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.14%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.071%) HND
14 1 (0.035%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.035%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.035%) MBCS
14 1 (0.035%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.56%) QA
2 12 (0.42%) GDPR
2 12 (0.42%) PMO
2 12 (0.42%) SLA
2 12 (0.42%) WAI
3 10 (0.35%) MiFID
4 6 (0.21%) WCAG
5 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.11%) GCP
6 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.071%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.035%) HL7
8 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 166 (5.86%) Docker
2 13 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.14%) etcd
3 4 (0.14%) flannel
4 3 (0.11%) KVM
4 3 (0.11%) LXC
4 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.071%) Varnish
6 1 (0.035%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 93 (3.28%) Puppet
2 39 (1.38%) Ansible
3 31 (1.09%) Kibana
4 29 (1.02%) Grafana
4 29 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.21%) Mesos
7 6 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.21%) Terraform
8 4 (0.14%) rkt
9 3 (0.11%) Graphite
9 3 (0.11%) Salt
10 2 (0.071%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.071%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.071%) Matomo
10 2 (0.071%) Nagios
11 1 (0.035%) Plesk
11 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 348 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 180 (6.35%) Oracle
3 121 (4.27%) Adobe
4 87 (3.07%) Google
5 79 (2.79%) Sitecore
6 49 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (1.62%) Nintex
8 42 (1.48%) Capita
9 38 (1.34%) Perforce
10 32 (1.13%) Zend
11 29 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 25 (0.88%) hybris
12 25 (0.88%) SAP
13 19 (0.67%) IBM
14 17 (0.60%) Splunk
15 15 (0.53%) Twitter
16 13 (0.46%) Tealium
16 13 (0.46%) webMethods
17 11 (0.39%) Perfecto Mobile
17 11 (0.39%) Telerik