Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 263 205 113
Rank change year-on-year -58 -92 -21
Contract jobs citing jQuery 412 928 2,325
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.30% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 4.32% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 674 1,729
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £309
90th Percentile £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 22
Median hourly rate £53.75 £32.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -33.33% +39.29%
10th Percentile £44.78 £6.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.00 £64.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +25.73% -10.00% +44.68%

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 13,034 21,492 33,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.42% 30.05% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,160 15,107 23,892
Median daily rate £480 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.78%
10th Percentile £317 £330 £325
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 194 271
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25.00 £17.33 £17.50
90th Percentile £63.40 £78.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year - +7.54% +4.61%

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 -65 335 £450 +9.09% 434
London -18 191 £475 +5.56% 99
UK excluding London -47 156 £375 -3.23% 366
Work from Home -112 130 £450 +20.00% 88
Midlands +25 43 £320 -11.72% 75
North of England +9 41 £375 - 120
West Midlands +30 26 £288 -34.66% 43
South East +7 26 £450 +16.13% 70
Yorkshire +38 21 £375 -6.25% 37
East Midlands +19 17 £350 - 32
North West +5 17 £363 +3.57% 76
Scotland +15 15 £363 -2.03% 19
South West +49 10 £413 +3.13% 50
Wales +26 10 £380 -15.56% 11
East of England +11 10 £413 +0.61% 17
North East +16 3 £413 -3.51% 7
Northern Ireland 0 1 £431 +0.23% 2

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 351 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 319 (77.43%) HTML
3 300 (72.82%) CSS
4 162 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (32.77%) .NET
6 131 (31.80%) HTML5
7 126 (30.58%) SQL
7 126 (30.58%) AngularJS
8 121 (29.37%) Git (software)
9 116 (28.16%) Java
10 112 (27.18%) C#
11 101 (24.51%) React
12 100 (24.27%) MVC
13 99 (24.03%) Web Development
14 89 (21.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 88 (21.36%) REST
16 87 (21.12%) Front End Development
17 81 (19.66%) Azure
18 80 (19.42%) User Experience
19 78 (18.93%) DevOps
19 78 (18.93%) SQL Server
20 76 (18.45%) Ajax
21 74 (17.96%) PHP
22 72 (17.48%) Microservices
23 69 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
24 65 (15.78%) Node.js
24 65 (15.78%) OO
25 63 (15.29%) Finance
26 59 (14.32%) Scrum
27 58 (14.08%) Web Services

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 31 (7.52%) Apache
2 25 (6.07%) WordPress
3 23 (5.58%) Red Hat Fuse
4 21 (5.10%) CMS
5 15 (3.64%) Confluence
5 15 (3.64%) IIS
5 15 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.43%) JBoss
10 9 (2.18%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (1.94%) Drupal
11 8 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.70%) Umbraco
12 7 (1.70%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (1.46%) Jetty
14 5 (1.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 5 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (4.37%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.70%) Adobe XD
3 6 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.46%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.73%) Sketch
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.24%) GIMP
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) InVision
6 1 (0.24%) Maya
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Magento
2 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.73%) Shopify
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.24%) Radian6
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.66%) Azure
2 38 (9.22%) AWS
3 18 (4.37%) PaaS
4 16 (3.88%) GitHub
5 15 (3.64%) Power Platform
6 12 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.91%) PowerApps
6 12 (2.91%) Serverless
7 10 (2.43%) Office 365
8 9 (2.18%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 7 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (1.70%) Google Analytics
9 7 (1.70%) npm
9 7 (1.70%) Power Automate
10 6 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.21%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.21%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.21%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) SSH
2 5 (1.21%) Internet
3 4 (0.97%) HTTP
3 4 (0.97%) SSL
4 3 (0.73%) Intranet
4 3 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.73%) Network Security
4 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) Extranet
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.22%) MySQL
2 38 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.40%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.94%) Redis
11 7 (1.70%) Cosmos DB
11 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.46%) Power BI
13 5 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.21%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 121 (29.37%) Git (software)
2 57 (13.83%) Jenkins
3 30 (7.28%) JIRA
4 29 (7.04%) gulp
5 28 (6.80%) Subversion
6 23 (5.58%) Visual Studio
7 22 (5.34%) Grunt
8 21 (5.10%) Jasmine
8 21 (5.10%) webpack
9 18 (4.37%) Selenium
10 17 (4.13%) Maven
11 16 (3.88%) SonarQube
11 16 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (3.64%) Cucumber
13 14 (3.40%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (2.91%) Gradle
14 12 (2.91%) Mocha
14 12 (2.91%) TeamCity
14 12 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (2.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 63 (15.29%) Finance
2 36 (8.74%) Marketing
3 29 (7.04%) Banking
4 24 (5.83%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.91%) Games
6 10 (2.43%) Back Office
7 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.70%) Retail
9 5 (1.21%) Advertising
9 5 (1.21%) Electronics
10 4 (0.97%) Law
11 3 (0.73%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Police
13 1 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 315 (76.46%) Developer
2 65 (15.78%) .NET Developer
3 61 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 47 (11.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 31 (7.52%) Architect
6 27 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.58%) Web Developer
9 22 (5.34%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (4.37%) HTML Developer
11 15 (3.64%) PHP Developer
11 15 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.40%) Angular Developer
12 14 (3.40%) Azure Developer
12 14 (3.40%) Node.js Developer
12 14 (3.40%) React Developer
12 14 (3.40%) UI Developer
13 13 (3.16%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (77.43%) HTML
2 300 (72.82%) CSS
3 135 (32.77%) .NET
4 131 (31.80%) HTML5
5 126 (30.58%) AngularJS
6 101 (24.51%) React
7 89 (21.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 88 (21.36%) REST
9 76 (18.45%) Ajax
10 65 (15.78%) Node.js
11 58 (14.08%) .NET Framework
11 58 (14.08%) CSS3
11 58 (14.08%) Web Services
12 53 (12.86%) Spring
13 52 (12.62%) JSON
13 52 (12.62%) Sass
14 51 (12.38%) ASP.NET
15 50 (12.14%) XML
16 44 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (9.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.42%) User Experience
2 33 (8.01%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.85%) Clustering
5 15 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 14 (3.40%) W3C
7 12 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.46%) Derivative
9 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.21%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.21%) NHS
11 4 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (0.97%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.73%) Animation
12 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.73%) Vector Graphics
13 2 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.35%) Linux
2 25 (6.07%) Android
2 25 (6.07%) Windows
3 20 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.91%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.43%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.43%) Unix
6 9 (2.18%) CentOS
7 8 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.21%) Debian
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) MVS
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) Tizen
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.27%) MVC
3 99 (24.03%) Web Development
4 87 (21.12%) Front End Development
5 78 (18.93%) DevOps
6 72 (17.48%) Microservices
7 69 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (15.78%) OO
9 59 (14.32%) Scrum
10 55 (13.35%) Test Automation
11 42 (10.19%) Unit Testing
12 40 (9.71%) TDD
13 39 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 33 (8.01%) Open Source
16 32 (7.77%) E-Commerce
17 29 (7.04%) SOA
18 27 (6.55%) SDLC
18 27 (6.55%) Web Design
19 26 (6.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 351 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 126 (30.58%) SQL
3 116 (28.16%) Java
4 112 (27.18%) C#
5 74 (17.96%) PHP
6 50 (12.14%) Python
7 29 (7.04%) TypeScript
8 26 (6.31%) Java 8
9 24 (5.83%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.61%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.88%) Ruby
12 14 (3.40%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.91%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.91%) C++
13 12 (2.91%) ES6
14 11 (2.67%) Perl
14 11 (2.67%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.43%) Groovy
16 8 (1.94%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.55%) Degree
4 14 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.91%) Master's Degree
6 9 (2.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) MCPD
8 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.88%) WCAG
2 13 (3.16%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) MiFID
4 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.49%) GDPR
5 2 (0.49%) NCSC
5 2 (0.49%) NIST
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 34 (8.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.16%) Puppet
1 13 (3.16%) Terraform
2 12 (2.91%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.21%) Salt
4 3 (0.73%) Grafana
4 3 (0.73%) Kibana
5 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) cPanel
6 1 (0.24%) Plesk
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 56 (13.59%) Oracle
2 50 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.04%) Adobe
4 21 (5.10%) Google
5 11 (2.67%) SAP
6 8 (1.94%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.70%) Apple
7 7 (1.70%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.70%) WooCommerce
8 6 (1.46%) Nintex
8 6 (1.46%) Optimizely
8 6 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.46%) Sybase
8 6 (1.46%) Tealium
9 5 (1.21%) Axway
9 5 (1.21%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.21%) IBM
9 5 (1.21%) Sparx
9 5 (1.21%) Telerik