Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2,749 2,858 3,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.73% 3.17% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.32% 9.93% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,028 2,074 2,513
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.35% +0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 51
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.56% -60.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21.50 £12.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £41.50 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +161.29% -59.21% +41.55%

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 33,037 28,789 30,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.81% 31.94% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,256 19,897 20,978
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 355 441
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% +6.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £15.92 £16.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £64.40 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -19 2,520 £413 +10.00% 1,525
UK excluding London -12 1,692 £390 +11.35% 1,234
London -39 1,019 £450 +5.88% 368
South East -9 551 £425 +17.24% 309
North of England -2 400 £375 +4.17% 366
Midlands -18 264 £340 - 240
North West -18 194 £350 -0.71% 195
South West +1 183 £375 +4.17% 135
Yorkshire +11 180 £375 +3.45% 140
West Midlands -10 160 £325 -6.47% 126
Scotland -16 147 £415 +10.67% 42
East Midlands -15 103 £378 +11.85% 112
East of England -27 103 £400 +10.34% 107
Wales -21 35 £420 +24.26% 26
North East 0 28 £375 +5.63% 31
Northern Ireland +1 11 £430 +56.36% 9

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2,175 (79.12%) JavaScript
2 2,051 (74.61%) HTML
3 1,974 (71.81%) CSS
4 1,287 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1,194 (43.43%) AngularJS
6 1,019 (37.07%) HTML5
6 1,019 (37.07%) .NET
7 984 (35.79%) C#
8 925 (33.65%) MVC
9 752 (27.36%) CSS3
10 671 (24.41%) SQL Server
11 670 (24.37%) SQL
12 647 (23.54%) ASP.NET
13 623 (22.66%) Git (software)
14 620 (22.55%) Front End Development
15 551 (20.04%) Java
16 545 (19.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 536 (19.50%) TDD
17 536 (19.50%) React
18 511 (18.59%) Web Development
19 463 (16.84%) Node.js
20 448 (16.30%) Scrum
21 410 (14.91%) Ajax
22 389 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
23 387 (14.08%) JSON
24 378 (13.75%) Sass
25 357 (12.99%) .NET Framework
26 349 (12.70%) XML
27 346 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
28 344 (12.51%) Finance

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
1 204 (7.42%) CMS
2 112 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 111 (4.04%) IIS
4 92 (3.35%) WordPress
5 65 (2.36%) Apache
6 62 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 61 (2.22%) Confluence
8 58 (2.11%) Drupal
9 55 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 50 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 49 (1.78%) JBoss
12 46 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 45 (1.64%) Umbraco
14 42 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 41 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (1.31%) WebSphere
17 31 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
18 25 (0.91%) nginx
19 22 (0.80%) WebLogic
20 21 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 93 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 38 (1.38%) InfoPath
3 36 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (0.69%) GIMP
8 10 (0.36%) InVision
9 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (0.15%) UXPin
12 3 (0.11%) InDesign
13 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 41 (1.49%) Magento
2 23 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.15%) Shopify
4 4 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.11%) Endur
6 2 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.073%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.036%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.036%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 214 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (4.18%) GitHub
4 78 (2.84%) npm
5 73 (2.66%) Office 365
6 55 (2.00%) Serverless
7 46 (1.67%) Google Analytics
8 42 (1.53%) OpenShift
9 22 (0.80%) PaaS
10 19 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.65%) SaaS
12 17 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
14 13 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 10 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.11%) HTTP
2 43 (1.56%) Internet
3 18 (0.65%) SSL
4 15 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.47%) Intranet
6 10 (0.36%) SMS
7 7 (0.25%) DNS
7 7 (0.25%) FTP
8 6 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.18%) SMTP
9 5 (0.18%) SSH
10 4 (0.15%) Skype
11 3 (0.11%) IMAP
11 3 (0.11%) WEP
12 2 (0.073%) AMQP
12 2 (0.073%) Broadband
12 2 (0.073%) Firewall
12 2 (0.073%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.073%) Junos
13 1 (0.036%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 671 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 260 (9.46%) MySQL
3 162 (5.89%) Relational Database
4 124 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 94 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 80 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
7 73 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 38 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.02%) Big Data
13 28 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
14 24 (0.87%) Hadoop
15 22 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (0.73%) DB2
16 20 (0.73%) Redis
17 19 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 623 (22.66%) Git (software)
2 258 (9.39%) Visual Studio
3 248 (9.02%) Jenkins
4 190 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 171 (6.22%) Grunt
6 170 (6.18%) JIRA
6 170 (6.18%) Selenium
7 165 (6.00%) gulp
8 145 (5.27%) Subversion
9 132 (4.80%) NUnit
10 121 (4.40%) JUnit
11 109 (3.97%) Maven
12 83 (3.02%) webpack
13 82 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
14 81 (2.95%) Jasmine
15 74 (2.69%) Cucumber
16 70 (2.55%) TeamCity
17 63 (2.29%) Eclipse
18 54 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 54 (1.96%) MSTest
General
1 344 (12.51%) Finance
2 148 (5.38%) Retail
3 134 (4.87%) Banking
4 80 (2.91%) Marketing
5 67 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.46%) Games
7 36 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.02%) Publishing
9 26 (0.95%) Back Office
10 24 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.65%) Advertising
11 18 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 17 (0.62%) Law
13 15 (0.55%) Legal
14 13 (0.47%) Electronics
15 10 (0.36%) Front Office
16 9 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.18%) Billing
17 5 (0.18%) Interactive Media
17 5 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,399 (87.27%) Developer
2 572 (20.81%) .NET Developer
3 519 (18.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 394 (14.33%) C# Developer
5 345 (12.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 292 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 246 (8.95%) Angular Developer
8 235 (8.55%) Java Developer
9 209 (7.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 206 (7.49%) Web Developer
11 193 (7.02%) HTML Developer
11 193 (7.02%) Senior Developer
12 162 (5.89%) UI Developer
13 155 (5.64%) ASP.NET Developer
14 147 (5.35%) HTML CSS Developer
15 133 (4.84%) PHP Developer
16 132 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 129 (4.69%) React Developer
18 122 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 99 (3.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,051 (74.61%) HTML
2 1,974 (71.81%) CSS
3 1,194 (43.43%) AngularJS
4 1,019 (37.07%) .NET
4 1,019 (37.07%) HTML5
5 752 (27.36%) CSS3
6 647 (23.54%) ASP.NET
7 545 (19.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 536 (19.50%) React
9 463 (16.84%) Node.js
10 410 (14.91%) Ajax
11 389 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 387 (14.08%) JSON
13 378 (13.75%) Sass
14 357 (12.99%) .NET Framework
15 349 (12.70%) XML
16 340 (12.37%) Web Services
17 296 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 293 (10.66%) REST
19 244 (8.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 329 (11.97%) User Experience
2 169 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
3 128 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 67 (2.44%) Fintech
6 56 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 52 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 36 (1.31%) W3C
10 27 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 23 (0.84%) Clustering
12 21 (0.76%) NHS
13 19 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.69%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.65%) e-Learning
14 18 (0.65%) Fat Client
14 18 (0.65%) N-Tier
14 18 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 222 (8.08%) Linux
2 174 (6.33%) Windows
3 73 (2.66%) Android
4 72 (2.62%) Unix
5 65 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 31 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.29%) AIX
12 8 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
14 5 (0.18%) CentOS
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.15%) Debian
16 2 (0.073%) VMS
16 2 (0.073%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,287 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 925 (33.65%) MVC
3 620 (22.55%) Front End Development
4 536 (19.50%) TDD
5 511 (18.59%) Web Development
6 448 (16.30%) Scrum
7 346 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
8 330 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 321 (11.68%) OO
10 308 (11.20%) Test Automation
11 244 (8.88%) E-Commerce
12 240 (8.73%) BDD
13 216 (7.86%) Responsive Web Design
14 210 (7.64%) Microservices
15 194 (7.06%) DevOps
16 172 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
17 149 (5.42%) Software Engineering
18 138 (5.02%) Analytics
19 131 (4.77%) SDLC
20 129 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,175 (79.12%) JavaScript
2 984 (35.79%) C#
3 670 (24.37%) SQL
4 551 (20.04%) Java
5 302 (10.99%) PHP
6 166 (6.04%) T-SQL
7 155 (5.64%) TypeScript
8 135 (4.91%) Python
9 109 (3.97%) Ruby
10 95 (3.46%) PowerShell
11 67 (2.44%) ES6
12 65 (2.36%) Scala
13 57 (2.07%) VB.NET
14 54 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 51 (1.86%) C++
16 46 (1.67%) Java 8
17 40 (1.46%) Perl
18 32 (1.16%) Go
19 30 (1.09%) Groovy
20 25 (0.91%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 126 (4.58%) Degree
2 118 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 80 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.87%) MCSE
7 16 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.36%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.11%) MCPD
10 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.073%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.073%) HND
11 2 (0.073%) MCAD
11 2 (0.073%) MCP
11 2 (0.073%) MCSD
11 2 (0.073%) MCTS
12 1 (0.036%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.09%) QA
2 17 (0.62%) WCAG
3 12 (0.44%) MiFID
4 11 (0.40%) WAI
5 8 (0.29%) GDPR
6 7 (0.25%) PMO
7 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.18%) SLA
8 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 146 (5.31%) Docker
2 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.15%) etcd
4 4 (0.15%) flannel
4 4 (0.15%) GeoWebCache
5 3 (0.11%) Varnish
5 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.073%) KVM
6 2 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.036%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.036%) LXC
7 1 (0.036%) QEMU
7 1 (0.036%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 102 (3.71%) Puppet
2 69 (2.51%) Ansible
2 69 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.16%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.44%) Kibana
5 11 (0.40%) Grafana
6 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.33%) Terraform
7 8 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.18%) Mesos
9 4 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
9 4 (0.15%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.15%) rkt
10 3 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.11%) Salt
11 2 (0.073%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.073%) SCCM
11 2 (0.073%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.073%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 309 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 188 (6.84%) Oracle
3 110 (4.00%) Adobe
4 80 (2.91%) Sitecore
5 77 (2.80%) Google
6 45 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 37 (1.35%) Perforce
8 30 (1.09%) Capita
8 30 (1.09%) Nintex
9 28 (1.02%) Splunk
10 24 (0.87%) IBM
10 24 (0.87%) Zend
11 20 (0.73%) Telerik
12 19 (0.69%) SAP
13 18 (0.65%) Sybase
14 17 (0.62%) hybris
15 13 (0.47%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.36%) Twitter
17 9 (0.33%) Demandware