Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 61 49
Rank change year-on-year -26 -12 -5
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2798 3595 4220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.73% 3.43% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 11.28% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2043 2696 3128
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.31% +0.79%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 47
UK median hourly rate £30.83 £42.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +48.14% -18.03%
10th Percentile £21.80 £13.50 £14.75
90th Percentile £40.60 £50.00 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.83 £42.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -29.81% +53.15% -3.48%

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 32709 31881 32450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.96% 30.46% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23071 22056 22265
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% +2.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 372 556
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.35 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 -22 2618 £400 +6.67% 715
UK excluding London -6 1587 £363 +3.57% 554
London -30 1194 £445 +8.14% 192
South East -8 495 £400 +9.59% 165
North of England -6 304 £350 - 164
Midlands 0 292 £325 -5.11% 98
North West +8 196 £338 -10.00% 95
South West -16 188 £363 +3.57% 42
West Midlands +9 164 £320 -1.54% 44
East of England -5 144 £375 +7.14% 54
Scotland -23 130 £375 +10.29% 25
East Midlands -11 128 £335 -7.59% 51
Yorkshire -31 92 £370 +8.82% 62
Wales +10 31 £363 -9.38% 3
North East +29 18 £419 +12.42% 7
Northern Ireland -37 8 £363 -12.91% 3

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for jQuery.

1 2356 (84.20%) JavaScript
2 2142 (76.55%) HTML
3 2066 (73.84%) CSS
4 1203 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
5 1114 (39.81%) AngularJS
6 1109 (39.64%) HTML5
7 996 (35.60%) .NET
8 922 (32.95%) MVC
9 892 (31.88%) C#
10 834 (29.81%) CSS3
11 738 (26.38%) Front End Development
12 727 (25.98%) SQL
13 706 (25.23%) Git (software)
14 658 (23.52%) Java
15 644 (23.02%) ASP.NET
16 614 (21.94%) SQL Server
17 580 (20.73%) Web Development
18 535 (19.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 509 (18.19%) TDD
20 482 (17.23%) Ajax
21 465 (16.62%) Web Services
22 463 (16.55%) React
23 453 (16.19%) Sass
24 449 (16.05%) Finance
25 425 (15.19%) Node.js
26 412 (14.72%) Scrum
27 396 (14.15%) JSON
28 373 (13.33%) User Experience
29 371 (13.26%) XML
30 364 (13.01%) Microsoft

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
1 246 (8.79%) CMS
2 115 (4.11%) Apache
2 115 (4.11%) Drupal
3 104 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 99 (3.54%) WordPress
5 91 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 90 (3.22%) IIS
7 86 (3.07%) JBoss
8 72 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
9 62 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 62 (2.22%) Umbraco
10 56 (2.00%) Apache Solr
11 45 (1.61%) Confluence
11 45 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 35 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 33 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 33 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 28 (1.00%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 127 (4.54%) Photoshop
2 64 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 46 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.43%) GIMP
6 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.25%) InVision
8 7 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.071%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.071%) UXPin
12 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.036%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (1.54%) Magento
2 41 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.32%) Shopify
6 7 (0.25%) KANA IQ
7 5 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.14%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.11%) Endur
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.071%) assyst
10 2 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.036%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.036%) OpenText Process Suite
11 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 201 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (2.04%) GitHub
4 47 (1.68%) npm
5 46 (1.64%) Office 365
6 36 (1.29%) PaaS
7 34 (1.22%) Google Analytics
8 33 (1.18%) SaaS
9 24 (0.86%) IaaS
10 23 (0.82%) Serverless
11 22 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
15 12 (0.43%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.29%) Trello
18 7 (0.25%) OpenShift
19 6 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.32%) Internet
2 47 (1.68%) Intranet
3 37 (1.32%) HTTP
4 24 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.68%) SMS
6 17 (0.61%) SSL
7 16 (0.57%) Firewall
8 13 (0.46%) FTP
9 9 (0.32%) DNS
9 9 (0.32%) Skype
10 8 (0.29%) SMTP
11 7 (0.25%) LDAP
12 6 (0.21%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.21%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.21%) SSH
13 4 (0.14%) IMAP
14 3 (0.11%) AMQP
14 3 (0.11%) ATM
14 3 (0.11%) Extranet
15 2 (0.071%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 279 (9.97%) MySQL
3 166 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 129 (4.61%) MongoDB
5 84 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 82 (2.93%) NoSQL
8 68 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 57 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 50 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 46 (1.64%) Big Data
13 39 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (1.04%) Redis
16 19 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
17 18 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
17 18 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 706 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 221 (7.90%) Visual Studio
3 218 (7.79%) Maven
4 207 (7.40%) Jenkins
5 174 (6.22%) gulp
6 172 (6.15%) JUnit
7 163 (5.83%) Subversion
8 161 (5.75%) JIRA
9 159 (5.68%) Grunt
10 155 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 115 (4.11%) Jasmine
11 115 (4.11%) Selenium
12 103 (3.68%) Mockito
13 99 (3.54%) NUnit
14 95 (3.40%) Ant
15 83 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
16 70 (2.50%) Gradle
17 63 (2.25%) Eclipse
18 58 (2.07%) TeamCity
19 57 (2.04%) MSTest
General
1 449 (16.05%) Finance
2 144 (5.15%) Marketing
3 138 (4.93%) Retail
4 132 (4.72%) Banking
5 76 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 43 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 38 (1.36%) Advertising
8 34 (1.22%) Publishing
9 31 (1.11%) Electronics
10 28 (1.00%) Front Office
11 26 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.89%) Automotive
13 23 (0.82%) Games
13 23 (0.82%) Law
14 15 (0.54%) Legal
15 12 (0.43%) Back Office
16 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2497 (89.24%) Developer
2 584 (20.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 539 (19.26%) .NET Developer
4 371 (13.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 340 (12.15%) C# Developer
6 317 (11.33%) Java Developer
7 246 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 231 (8.26%) HTML Developer
9 215 (7.68%) Web Developer
10 209 (7.47%) Senior Developer
11 198 (7.08%) Angular Developer
12 196 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
13 189 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 173 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
15 170 (6.08%) HTML CSS Developer
16 161 (5.75%) UI Developer
17 138 (4.93%) SQL Developer
18 137 (4.90%) PHP Developer
19 132 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 90 (3.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2142 (76.55%) HTML
2 2066 (73.84%) CSS
3 1114 (39.81%) AngularJS
4 1109 (39.64%) HTML5
5 996 (35.60%) .NET
6 834 (29.81%) CSS3
7 644 (23.02%) ASP.NET
8 535 (19.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 482 (17.23%) Ajax
10 465 (16.62%) Web Services
11 463 (16.55%) React
12 453 (16.19%) Sass
13 425 (15.19%) Node.js
14 396 (14.15%) JSON
15 371 (13.26%) XML
16 354 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 341 (12.19%) REST
18 310 (11.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 293 (10.47%) Spring
20 284 (10.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 373 (13.33%) User Experience
2 144 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
3 139 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 68 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 63 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.25%) Fintech
7 60 (2.14%) W3C
8 26 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
9 23 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 23 (0.82%) NHS
10 19 (0.68%) Animation
10 19 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 19 (0.68%) Fixed Income
11 18 (0.64%) Social Media
12 17 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 17 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 17 (0.61%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 14 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 274 (9.79%) Linux
2 197 (7.04%) Windows
3 110 (3.93%) Unix
4 55 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 50 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.75%) Android
7 19 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.43%) AIX
9 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.11%) MVS
16 2 (0.071%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.071%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1203 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 922 (32.95%) MVC
3 738 (26.38%) Front End Development
4 580 (20.73%) Web Development
5 509 (18.19%) TDD
6 412 (14.72%) Scrum
7 318 (11.37%) OO
8 284 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
9 263 (9.40%) Unit Testing
10 237 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 211 (7.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 207 (7.40%) BDD
13 198 (7.08%) E-Commerce
14 166 (5.93%) SDLC
15 151 (5.40%) Software Engineering
16 136 (4.86%) OOP
17 128 (4.57%) Microservices
18 123 (4.40%) Analytics
18 123 (4.40%) DevOps
19 103 (3.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2356 (84.20%) JavaScript
2 892 (31.88%) C#
3 727 (25.98%) SQL
4 658 (23.52%) Java
5 343 (12.26%) PHP
6 173 (6.18%) T-SQL
7 148 (5.29%) Python
8 95 (3.40%) TypeScript
9 92 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 91 (3.25%) PL/SQL
11 57 (2.04%) Ruby
12 51 (1.82%) Scala
13 46 (1.64%) C
13 46 (1.64%) Groovy
14 45 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.54%) ES6
16 35 (1.25%) Perl
17 34 (1.22%) C++
18 28 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.93%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 117 (4.18%) Degree
2 48 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.25%) MCSE
7 6 (0.21%) MCP
8 5 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.11%) CISSP
10 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.071%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.071%) CISA
11 2 (0.071%) CISM
11 2 (0.071%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.036%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.036%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.036%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.036%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.82%) QA
2 25 (0.89%) WCAG
3 9 (0.32%) SLA
4 7 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.21%) WAI
6 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.071%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.071%) HL7
7 2 (0.071%) RosettaNet
7 2 (0.071%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.036%) PMO
8 1 (0.036%) PSD2
System Software
1 124 (4.43%) Docker
2 9 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.14%) Varnish
6 2 (0.071%) HDFS
6 2 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.071%) vSphere
7 1 (0.036%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.036%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.036%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.036%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 92 (3.29%) Puppet
2 71 (2.54%) Ansible
3 66 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.68%) Kibana
6 10 (0.36%) logstash
6 10 (0.36%) Rancher
7 7 (0.25%) Grafana
8 5 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
8 5 (0.18%) Terraform
9 3 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.11%) Piwik
10 2 (0.071%) cPanel
10 2 (0.071%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.071%) Mesos
10 2 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.036%) Salt
11 1 (0.036%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.036%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 364 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 246 (8.79%) Oracle
3 156 (5.58%) Adobe
4 71 (2.54%) Sitecore
5 63 (2.25%) Google
6 36 (1.29%) SAP
7 34 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.22%) Zend
8 26 (0.93%) IBM
9 25 (0.89%) hybris
10 21 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.64%) DevExpress
12 17 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.57%) Perforce
14 15 (0.54%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.50%) VMware
16 13 (0.46%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.46%) Nintex
16 13 (0.46%) Twitter
17 12 (0.43%) HP