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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 305 256 228
Rank change year-on-year -49 -28 -101
Contract jobs citing jQuery 741 566 585
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.99% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 3.26% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 392 401
10th Percentile £350 £300 £288
25th Percentile £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £413
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
75th Percentile £619 £513 £490
90th Percentile £675 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
10th Percentile £30.88 £26.25 £27.00
25th Percentile £37.81 £27.50 £36.69
Median hourly rate £49.42 £35.00 £50.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.19% -30.69% -8.18%
75th Percentile £61.06 £55.00 £52.69
90th Percentile £70.63 - £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.42 £34.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year +45.35% -32.67% -8.18%

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 23,670 17,383 14,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.06% 30.49% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,368 12,393 10,598
10th Percentile £400 £340 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £439 £450
% change year-on-year +14.00% -2.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 187 138
10th Percentile £22.30 £23.15 £18.94
25th Percentile £35.00 £33.88 £31.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.41
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.03% +5.04%
75th Percentile £65.54 £57.50 £54.92
90th Percentile £76.64 £66.00 £66.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.25 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.67% - +2.96%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -23 614 £463 +2.72% 315
Work from Home -34 435 £463 +6.94% 151
London -84 287 £545 +14.74% 106
UK excluding London +4 281 £450 +12.50% 220
South East +16 83 £450 +12.50% 49
Midlands -10 67 £389 +7.24% 37
North of England -42 62 £408 +4.15% 69
West Midlands -15 39 £450 +20.00% 23
North West -50 29 £408 +7.59% 40
East Midlands -4 28 £369 +13.38% 14
Yorkshire -26 25 £388 -3.13% 22
East of England -17 24 £525 +31.25% 25
South West -23 23 £600 +50.00% 29
Scotland -26 19 £450 +5.88% 3
North East -2 9 £578 +26.92% 7
Wales -21 5 £513 +38.05% 5

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 638 (86.10%) JavaScript
2 536 (72.33%) CSS
3 523 (70.58%) HTML
4 336 (45.34%) Agile
5 280 (37.79%) SQL
6 275 (37.11%) .NET
7 263 (35.49%) React
8 257 (34.68%) C#
9 251 (33.87%) Git (software)
10 239 (32.25%) MVC
11 236 (31.85%) AngularJS
12 220 (29.69%) Azure
13 200 (26.99%) SQL Server
14 190 (25.64%) DevOps
15 176 (23.75%) HTML5
16 168 (22.67%) Java
17 163 (22.00%) Full Stack Development
18 159 (21.46%) Node.js
19 150 (20.24%) REST
20 142 (19.16%) ASP.NET
21 141 (19.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 121 (16.33%) Web Services
23 120 (16.19%) Microsoft
24 114 (15.38%) JSON
25 111 (14.98%) Social Skills
26 110 (14.84%) CSS3
27 108 (14.57%) XML
28 107 (14.44%) TDD
29 106 (14.30%) JIRA
30 102 (13.77%) PHP

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 73 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 58 (7.83%) CMS
3 37 (4.99%) Drupal
4 26 (3.51%) Confluence
5 24 (3.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 21 (2.83%) IIS
7 16 (2.16%) Apache
7 16 (2.16%) Umbraco
8 15 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.89%) WordPress
10 13 (1.75%) EPiServer
11 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.35%) JBoss
14 9 (1.21%) nginx
15 6 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.40%) InDesign
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) Sketch
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (3.10%) Shopify
2 16 (2.16%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.08%) Magento
5 6 (0.81%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 220 (29.69%) Azure
2 82 (11.07%) AWS
3 52 (7.02%) GitHub
4 37 (4.99%) Power Platform
5 31 (4.18%) PowerApps
6 29 (3.91%) Microsoft 365
6 29 (3.91%) PaaS
7 27 (3.64%) SaaS
8 26 (3.51%) Serverless
9 25 (3.37%) Power Automate
10 22 (2.97%) npm
11 21 (2.83%) Azure Functions
12 18 (2.43%) Azure Service Bus
13 14 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (1.89%) IaaS
14 12 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (1.21%) Azure Monitor
16 8 (1.08%) GCP
17 7 (0.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 7 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.24%) HTTP
1 24 (3.24%) Internet
2 18 (2.43%) Firewall
3 16 (2.16%) Intranet
4 15 (2.02%) DNS
5 12 (1.62%) DMZ
6 6 (0.81%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.67%) MQTT
8 4 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.40%) FTP
10 2 (0.27%) DSL
10 2 (0.27%) SSH
11 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (26.99%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.77%) MySQL
3 35 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 33 (4.45%) NoSQL
5 33 (4.45%) Redis
6 30 (4.05%) Big Data
7 26 (3.51%) Power BI
8 17 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
11 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.08%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.94%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 251 (33.87%) Git (software)
2 106 (14.30%) JIRA
3 61 (8.23%) Visual Studio
4 52 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 36 (4.86%) gulp
6 29 (3.91%) Maven
7 28 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 23 (3.10%) Bitbucket
10 21 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (2.70%) Selenium
11 20 (2.70%) webpack
12 16 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
12 16 (2.16%) Yeoman
13 15 (2.02%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.89%) JUnit
14 14 (1.89%) Subversion
15 13 (1.75%) Grunt
15 13 (1.75%) SonarQube
16 9 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 111 (14.98%) Social Skills
2 65 (8.77%) Finance
3 52 (7.02%) Public Sector
4 42 (5.67%) Marketing
5 41 (5.53%) Banking
6 33 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.43%) Publishing
8 14 (1.89%) Retail
9 13 (1.75%) Legal
10 12 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (1.21%) French Language
13 8 (1.08%) Law
13 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.81%) Games
14 6 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
15 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.67%) Front Office
16 4 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 591 (79.76%) Developer
2 104 (14.04%) .NET Developer
3 85 (11.47%) Full Stack Developer
4 67 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 60 (8.10%) Java Developer
6 57 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 47 (6.34%) Python Developer
8 45 (6.07%) PHP Developer
9 37 (4.99%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.86%) SharePoint Developer
11 35 (4.72%) Software Developer
12 32 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
12 32 (4.32%) Lead Developer
13 31 (4.18%) Architect
14 30 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (3.37%) Angular Developer
16 24 (3.24%) React Developer
17 22 (2.97%) Azure Developer
18 19 (2.56%) Web Developer
19 18 (2.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (72.33%) CSS
2 523 (70.58%) HTML
3 275 (37.11%) .NET
4 263 (35.49%) React
5 236 (31.85%) AngularJS
6 176 (23.75%) HTML5
7 159 (21.46%) Node.js
8 150 (20.24%) REST
9 142 (19.16%) ASP.NET
10 141 (19.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 121 (16.33%) Web Services
12 114 (15.38%) JSON
13 110 (14.84%) CSS3
14 108 (14.57%) XML
15 102 (13.77%) Ajax
16 96 (12.96%) .NET Framework
17 95 (12.82%) RESTful
18 90 (12.15%) Spring
19 70 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
20 66 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.72%) User Experience
2 32 (4.32%) Data Structures
3 23 (3.10%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.10%) Virtual Team
4 19 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.02%) W3C
7 14 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.94%) Taxonomies
11 6 (0.81%) Legacy Applications
11 6 (0.81%) NHS
12 5 (0.67%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.67%) VLE
12 5 (0.67%) Wiki
13 4 (0.54%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.96%) Linux
2 24 (3.24%) Windows
3 11 (1.48%) Unix
4 7 (0.94%) Android
4 7 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.40%) zOS
7 2 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (45.34%) Agile
2 239 (32.25%) MVC
3 190 (25.64%) DevOps
4 163 (22.00%) Full Stack Development
5 107 (14.44%) TDD
6 94 (12.69%) Front End Development
7 89 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (10.80%) CI/CD
8 80 (10.80%) Scrum
9 77 (10.39%) Microservices
10 73 (9.85%) Web Development
11 63 (8.50%) OO
11 63 (8.50%) Software Testing
11 63 (8.50%) Test Automation
12 60 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (8.10%) SDLC
13 57 (7.69%) Web Application Development
14 54 (7.29%) Software Engineering
15 52 (7.02%) User Stories
16 51 (6.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 638 (86.10%) JavaScript
2 280 (37.79%) SQL
3 257 (34.68%) C#
4 168 (22.67%) Java
5 102 (13.77%) PHP
6 94 (12.69%) Python
7 74 (9.99%) TypeScript
8 65 (8.77%) T-SQL
9 54 (7.29%) PowerShell
10 38 (5.13%) C
11 26 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.70%) VBA
13 18 (2.43%) Ruby
14 17 (2.29%) ES6
15 16 (2.16%) VB
16 12 (1.62%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.21%) Bash
18 7 (0.94%) Apex Code
19 6 (0.81%) Objective-C
20 5 (0.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 75 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 73 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.78%) Degree
4 11 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.54%) CEH
8 4 (0.54%) CISM
8 4 (0.54%) CISSP
9 3 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.40%) MCAD
9 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.27%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.50%) QA
2 22 (2.97%) Accessibility
3 21 (2.83%) WCAG
4 14 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.67%) GDPR
6 3 (0.40%) WAI
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 73 (9.85%) Docker
2 24 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.81%) Varnish
4 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (8.77%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.08%) Terraform
3 7 (0.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.40%) Puppet
6 2 (0.27%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Bugsnag
7 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) Plesk
7 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 120 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 66 (8.91%) Oracle
3 39 (5.26%) Adobe
4 31 (4.18%) Google
5 25 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.83%) SAP
7 12 (1.62%) Okta
7 12 (1.62%) PayPal
7 12 (1.62%) WorldPay
8 11 (1.48%) Telerik
9 10 (1.35%) Gigya
9 10 (1.35%) Ping Identity
10 9 (1.21%) IBM
10 9 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 9 (1.21%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 7 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.94%) Zend
12 5 (0.67%) Blackboard
12 5 (0.67%) Demandware
12 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow