Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 71 49
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22 -2
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2,677 3,025 4,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.68% 3.18% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.40% 10.07% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,989 2,175 2,884
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £263
90th Percentile £556 £529 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 45
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +39.42%
10th Percentile £21.46 £17.30 £20.12
90th Percentile £39.24 £54.12 £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.83 £40.00 £35.28
% change year-on-year -17.93% +13.39% +35.67%

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 31,860 30,025 31,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.90% 31.54% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,699 20,767 21,661
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 337 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.40 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £56.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.61 £38.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.73% -0.96% +11.43%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -16 2,508 £400 +5.26% 1,536
UK excluding London -4 1,586 £375 +4.17% 1,249
London -43 1,062 £450 +8.43% 371
South East +4 548 £425 +16.44% 328
North of England +15 333 £343 -8.53% 379
Midlands -16 251 £338 -3.57% 209
South West -6 182 £375 +7.14% 135
North West +7 177 £325 -13.33% 202
West Midlands +3 168 £320 -8.57% 108
Yorkshire +11 138 £350 -1.48% 148
East of England +5 133 £375 +7.14% 113
Scotland -36 100 £375 +7.14% 47
East Midlands -34 83 £350 - 101
Wales -5 31 £405 +19.12% 32
North East +24 22 £425 +14.86% 29
Northern Ireland -10 10 £430 +4.24% 6

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,193 (81.92%) JavaScript
2 1,963 (73.33%) HTML
3 1,923 (71.83%) CSS
4 1,248 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
5 1,135 (42.40%) AngularJS
6 951 (35.52%) HTML5
7 937 (35.00%) .NET
8 872 (32.57%) C#
9 834 (31.15%) MVC
10 740 (27.64%) SQL
11 730 (27.27%) CSS3
12 662 (24.73%) Front End Development
13 638 (23.83%) Java
14 633 (23.65%) Git (software)
15 591 (22.08%) ASP.NET
16 576 (21.52%) SQL Server
17 521 (19.46%) Web Development
18 504 (18.83%) TDD
19 491 (18.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 491 (18.34%) React
20 403 (15.05%) Scrum
21 396 (14.79%) Web Services
22 387 (14.46%) Ajax
23 385 (14.38%) Finance
24 377 (14.08%) Node.js
25 364 (13.60%) Sass
26 351 (13.11%) XML
27 336 (12.55%) JSON
28 335 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
29 328 (12.25%) OO

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
1 242 (9.04%) CMS
2 91 (3.40%) Drupal
3 89 (3.32%) WordPress
4 87 (3.25%) Apache
5 85 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 77 (2.88%) Tomcat
7 72 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
8 64 (2.39%) JBoss
9 62 (2.32%) IIS
10 60 (2.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 51 (1.91%) Umbraco
12 48 (1.79%) Confluence
13 47 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 47 (1.76%) WebSphere
14 45 (1.68%) Apache Solr
15 41 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 33 (1.23%) WebLogic
17 28 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
18 26 (0.97%) nginx
19 21 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 44 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 34 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (0.64%) GIMP
6 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.22%) InVision
9 6 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.075%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.075%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (1.42%) Magento
2 24 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.26%) KANA IQ
5 7 (0.26%) Shopify
6 4 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.075%) assyst
9 1 (0.037%) Endur
9 1 (0.037%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 207 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (3.25%) GitHub
4 51 (1.91%) Google Analytics
5 43 (1.61%) npm
6 41 (1.53%) Office 365
7 36 (1.34%) Serverless
8 35 (1.31%) PaaS
9 34 (1.27%) OpenShift
10 31 (1.16%) SaaS
11 23 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
13 21 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (0.60%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.49%) IaaS
18 12 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
19 11 (0.41%) Yarn
20 10 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.91%) Internet
2 45 (1.68%) HTTP
3 31 (1.16%) Intranet
4 18 (0.67%) SSL
5 15 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.52%) FTP
7 13 (0.49%) DNS
8 9 (0.34%) Skype
8 9 (0.34%) SMTP
9 8 (0.30%) Firewall
10 7 (0.26%) SMS
11 5 (0.19%) SSH
12 4 (0.15%) IMAP
13 3 (0.11%) AMQP
14 2 (0.075%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.075%) DHCP
14 2 (0.075%) Extranet
14 2 (0.075%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.075%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.075%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 278 (10.38%) MySQL
3 188 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 122 (4.56%) MongoDB
5 89 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 87 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 77 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 60 (2.24%) RDBMS
9 58 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 55 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 55 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 45 (1.68%) Big Data
13 31 (1.16%) Redis
14 25 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 21 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (0.71%) DB2
17 19 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 633 (23.65%) Git (software)
2 225 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 216 (8.07%) Visual Studio
4 186 (6.95%) Maven
5 172 (6.43%) JUnit
6 158 (5.90%) JIRA
7 151 (5.64%) Subversion
8 145 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 143 (5.34%) Selenium
10 130 (4.86%) NUnit
11 122 (4.56%) Grunt
12 109 (4.07%) gulp
13 103 (3.85%) Mockito
14 92 (3.44%) Ant
15 81 (3.03%) Jasmine
16 78 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
17 63 (2.35%) MSTest
18 59 (2.20%) Cucumber
19 56 (2.09%) TeamCity
20 55 (2.05%) Moq
General
1 385 (14.38%) Finance
2 121 (4.52%) Retail
3 115 (4.30%) Marketing
4 108 (4.03%) Banking
5 65 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 42 (1.57%) Publishing
7 29 (1.08%) Advertising
8 28 (1.05%) Back Office
8 28 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 25 (0.93%) Law
10 24 (0.90%) Front Office
10 24 (0.90%) Games
11 20 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.71%) Multimedia
13 15 (0.56%) Automotive
13 15 (0.56%) Legal
14 13 (0.49%) Electronics
15 5 (0.19%) Billing
15 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,401 (89.69%) Developer
2 543 (20.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 518 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 354 (13.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 336 (12.55%) C# Developer
6 301 (11.24%) Java Developer
7 240 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 222 (8.29%) HTML Developer
9 220 (8.22%) Angular Developer
10 216 (8.07%) Senior Developer
11 200 (7.47%) Full Stack Developer
12 193 (7.21%) Web Developer
13 168 (6.28%) HTML CSS Developer
14 158 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 154 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 152 (5.68%) UI Developer
17 142 (5.30%) PHP Developer
18 137 (5.12%) SQL Developer
19 110 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 107 (4.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,963 (73.33%) HTML
2 1,923 (71.83%) CSS
3 1,135 (42.40%) AngularJS
4 951 (35.52%) HTML5
5 937 (35.00%) .NET
6 730 (27.27%) CSS3
7 591 (22.08%) ASP.NET
8 491 (18.34%) React
8 491 (18.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 396 (14.79%) Web Services
10 387 (14.46%) Ajax
11 377 (14.08%) Node.js
12 364 (13.60%) Sass
13 351 (13.11%) XML
14 336 (12.55%) JSON
15 327 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 319 (11.92%) .NET Framework
17 271 (10.12%) REST
18 260 (9.71%) Spring
19 251 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 307 (11.47%) User Experience
2 142 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
3 121 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 79 (2.95%) Fintech
6 69 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 35 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 34 (1.27%) W3C
10 20 (0.75%) Social Media
11 19 (0.71%) Clustering
11 19 (0.71%) e-Learning
12 18 (0.67%) Fixed Income
13 16 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.60%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.56%) Fat Client
14 15 (0.56%) Thin Client
15 13 (0.49%) Animation
15 13 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 255 (9.53%) Linux
2 138 (5.16%) Windows
3 85 (3.18%) Unix
4 56 (2.09%) Android
5 49 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.45%) AIX
10 10 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.11%) MVS
15 2 (0.075%) CentOS
15 2 (0.075%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,248 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 834 (31.15%) MVC
3 662 (24.73%) Front End Development
4 521 (19.46%) Web Development
5 504 (18.83%) TDD
6 403 (15.05%) Scrum
7 335 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
8 328 (12.25%) OO
9 276 (10.31%) Unit Testing
10 262 (9.79%) Test Automation
11 223 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 218 (8.14%) BDD
13 213 (7.96%) E-Commerce
14 176 (6.57%) Microservices
15 147 (5.49%) DevOps
16 139 (5.19%) SDLC
16 139 (5.19%) Software Engineering
17 135 (5.04%) SOA
18 130 (4.86%) OOP
19 120 (4.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,193 (81.92%) JavaScript
2 872 (32.57%) C#
3 740 (27.64%) SQL
4 638 (23.83%) Java
5 311 (11.62%) PHP
6 154 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 151 (5.64%) Python
8 144 (5.38%) TypeScript
9 86 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 82 (3.06%) Ruby
11 71 (2.65%) VB.NET
12 60 (2.24%) ES6
13 51 (1.91%) Scala
14 49 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 46 (1.72%) C
16 43 (1.61%) Perl
17 42 (1.57%) C++
18 37 (1.38%) XPath
19 35 (1.31%) Groovy
20 23 (0.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 118 (4.41%) Degree
2 45 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 20 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.22%) MCP
9 4 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.15%) MCPD
10 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.11%) MCSD
11 2 (0.075%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.075%) MCAD
11 2 (0.075%) MCTS
12 1 (0.037%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.037%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.037%) CISSP
12 1 (0.037%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.037%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.36%) QA
2 37 (1.38%) WCAG
3 9 (0.34%) MiFID
4 8 (0.30%) SLA
5 7 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.15%) WAI
8 3 (0.11%) PMO
9 2 (0.075%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.037%) HL7
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.037%) PSD2
10 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 166 (6.20%) Docker
2 9 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.15%) GeoWebCache
7 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.075%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.075%) vSphere
9 1 (0.037%) HDFS
9 1 (0.037%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) QEMU
9 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.037%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 119 (4.45%) Puppet
2 105 (3.92%) Ansible
3 102 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.60%) Kibana
6 10 (0.37%) Grafana
6 10 (0.37%) Terraform
7 9 (0.34%) logstash
8 8 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
8 8 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.22%) Mesos
10 4 (0.15%) Rancher
10 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.11%) Matomo
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.075%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.075%) Nagios
12 2 (0.075%) SCCM
12 2 (0.075%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.037%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 326 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 237 (8.85%) Oracle
3 135 (5.04%) Adobe
4 87 (3.25%) Google
5 59 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 47 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (1.31%) Zend
8 33 (1.23%) IBM
9 28 (1.05%) Atlassian
10 19 (0.71%) hybris
10 19 (0.71%) Splunk
11 17 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 17 (0.64%) Sybase
12 15 (0.56%) SAP
13 13 (0.49%) Capita
13 13 (0.49%) MuleSoft
13 13 (0.49%) Optimizely
13 13 (0.49%) Telerik
13 13 (0.49%) VMware
14 10 (0.37%) Siebel