Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 62 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing jQuery 2854 3661 4167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.87% 3.44% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.98% 11.44% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2112 2796 3069
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.48% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 56 44
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £42.50 £30.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.76% +41.36% -8.27%
10th Percentile £15.90 £20.99 £16.25
90th Percentile £39.58 £51.50 £45.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £28.60
% change year-on-year -29.41% +48.63% -0.54%

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 31792 32007 31625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.99% 30.04% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22290 22285 21568
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £297 £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 370 374 527
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.40 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.23% -4.00% +10.29%

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 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -20 2662 £395 +5.33% 902
UK excluding London -2 1643 £363 +3.57% 696
London -34 1198 £438 +9.38% 240
South East -14 488 £400 +10.34% 183
North of England +17 326 £363 +3.57% 207
Midlands +14 313 £336 -1.82% 138
North West +18 202 £350 -2.78% 132
South West -21 183 £350 - 72
West Midlands +16 163 £338 +3.85% 64
East of England +2 159 £375 +2.74% 62
East Midlands -3 148 £336 -8.81% 74
Scotland -15 135 £400 +17.65% 24
Yorkshire -31 94 £375 +10.29% 66
Wales -3 35 £363 -9.38% 7
North East +61 31 £380 +4.83% 9
Northern Ireland -41 14 £289 -29.94% 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2453 (85.95%) JavaScript
2 2246 (78.70%) HTML
3 2166 (75.89%) CSS
4 1195 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
5 1191 (41.73%) HTML5
6 1183 (41.45%) AngularJS
7 1022 (35.81%) .NET
8 967 (33.88%) MVC
9 899 (31.50%) C#
10 878 (30.76%) CSS3
11 795 (27.86%) Front End Development
12 735 (25.75%) Git (software)
13 723 (25.33%) SQL
14 674 (23.62%) ASP.NET
15 620 (21.72%) SQL Server
16 610 (21.37%) Java
17 599 (20.99%) Web Development
18 547 (19.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 515 (18.04%) TDD
20 512 (17.94%) Ajax
21 484 (16.96%) Sass
22 476 (16.68%) Node.js
23 474 (16.61%) React
24 464 (16.26%) Finance
24 464 (16.26%) Web Services
25 442 (15.49%) Scrum
26 398 (13.95%) JSON
27 394 (13.81%) User Experience
28 368 (12.89%) XML
29 366 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (8.48%) CMS
2 134 (4.70%) Drupal
3 124 (4.34%) Apache
4 120 (4.20%) SharePoint
5 105 (3.68%) IIS
6 92 (3.22%) Tomcat
7 91 (3.19%) WordPress
8 89 (3.12%) JBoss
9 67 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
10 61 (2.14%) Umbraco
11 60 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 51 (1.79%) Confluence
13 46 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 45 (1.58%) Apache Solr
15 42 (1.47%) WebSphere
16 39 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
17 34 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
18 31 (1.09%) WebLogic
19 30 (1.05%) nginx
20 27 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 134 (4.70%) Photoshop
2 56 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 55 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.28%) GIMP
8 7 (0.25%) InVision
8 7 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.070%) UXPin
13 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.035%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.37%) Magento
3 14 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.25%) KANA IQ
6 6 (0.21%) Shopify
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.11%) Endur
9 2 (0.070%) assyst
9 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.035%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.035%) OpenText Process Suite
10 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 203 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.07%) npm
4 56 (1.96%) GitHub
5 44 (1.54%) Office 365
6 34 (1.19%) PaaS
7 33 (1.16%) Google Analytics
8 31 (1.09%) SaaS
9 25 (0.88%) IaaS
10 24 (0.84%) Serverless
11 22 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.49%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (0.39%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
19 7 (0.25%) Route 53
19 7 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.42%) Internet
2 39 (1.37%) Intranet
3 38 (1.33%) HTTP
4 26 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.70%) Firewall
6 18 (0.63%) SMS
7 17 (0.60%) SSL
8 11 (0.39%) DNS
8 11 (0.39%) FTP
9 7 (0.25%) LDAP
9 7 (0.25%) Skype
10 6 (0.21%) BIG-IP
10 6 (0.21%) DHCP
10 6 (0.21%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.18%) LAN
11 5 (0.18%) SMTP
11 5 (0.18%) VLAN
11 5 (0.18%) WAN
11 5 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 620 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 297 (10.41%) MySQL
3 147 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 144 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 85 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 84 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 80 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 68 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 62 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (1.65%) Big Data
12 43 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (0.88%) Hadoop
15 21 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.70%) Redis
16 20 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 735 (25.75%) Git (software)
2 216 (7.57%) Visual Studio
3 206 (7.22%) gulp
3 206 (7.22%) Jenkins
4 196 (6.87%) Maven
5 183 (6.41%) Grunt
6 181 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 180 (6.31%) Subversion
8 158 (5.54%) JIRA
9 153 (5.36%) JUnit
10 120 (4.20%) Jasmine
11 103 (3.61%) Selenium
12 100 (3.50%) NUnit
13 93 (3.26%) Mockito
14 81 (2.84%) Ant
15 74 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
16 70 (2.45%) Moq
17 59 (2.07%) Gradle
18 56 (1.96%) TeamCity
19 54 (1.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 464 (16.26%) Finance
2 149 (5.22%) Marketing
3 148 (5.19%) Banking
4 130 (4.56%) Retail
5 71 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 43 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.47%) Advertising
8 31 (1.09%) Electronics
8 31 (1.09%) Publishing
9 23 (0.81%) Games
9 23 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 22 (0.77%) Automotive
11 21 (0.74%) Front Office
12 20 (0.70%) Law
13 17 (0.60%) Legal
14 10 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.32%) Back Office
15 9 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.14%) Local Government
16 4 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2547 (89.24%) Developer
2 613 (21.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 534 (18.71%) .NET Developer
4 384 (13.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 339 (11.88%) C# Developer
6 290 (10.16%) Java Developer
7 251 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 244 (8.55%) HTML Developer
9 232 (8.13%) Web Developer
10 222 (7.78%) Angular Developer
11 215 (7.53%) Senior Developer
12 197 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
13 183 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 182 (6.38%) UI Developer
15 170 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
15 170 (5.96%) HTML CSS Developer
16 154 (5.40%) PHP Developer
17 138 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 138 (4.84%) SQL Developer
18 91 (3.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2246 (78.70%) HTML
2 2166 (75.89%) CSS
3 1191 (41.73%) HTML5
4 1183 (41.45%) AngularJS
5 1022 (35.81%) .NET
6 878 (30.76%) CSS3
7 674 (23.62%) ASP.NET
8 547 (19.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 512 (17.94%) Ajax
10 484 (16.96%) Sass
11 476 (16.68%) Node.js
12 474 (16.61%) React
13 464 (16.26%) Web Services
14 398 (13.95%) JSON
15 368 (12.89%) XML
16 366 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 328 (11.49%) REST
18 309 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
19 294 (10.30%) RESTful
20 286 (10.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 394 (13.81%) User Experience
2 135 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 93 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 67 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (2.03%) W3C
7 56 (1.96%) Fintech
8 28 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (0.77%) NHS
10 21 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.67%) Animation
12 18 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.60%) Virtual Team
14 16 (0.56%) Social Media
15 15 (0.53%) N-Tier
16 14 (0.49%) Cloud Native
16 14 (0.49%) iPad
17 13 (0.46%) Algorithms
18 12 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 264 (9.25%) Linux
2 210 (7.36%) Windows
3 121 (4.24%) Unix
4 53 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 48 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.54%) Android
7 19 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.32%) AIX
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.14%) SUSE
16 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.070%) CentOS
18 1 (0.035%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1195 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 967 (33.88%) MVC
3 795 (27.86%) Front End Development
4 599 (20.99%) Web Development
5 515 (18.04%) TDD
6 442 (15.49%) Scrum
7 325 (11.39%) OO
8 270 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 267 (9.36%) Unit Testing
10 240 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 231 (8.09%) Test Automation
12 207 (7.25%) BDD
13 195 (6.83%) E-Commerce
14 160 (5.61%) SDLC
15 153 (5.36%) Software Engineering
16 147 (5.15%) OOP
17 137 (4.80%) Analytics
18 125 (4.38%) Microservices
19 113 (3.96%) DevOps
20 101 (3.54%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2453 (85.95%) JavaScript
2 899 (31.50%) C#
3 723 (25.33%) SQL
4 610 (21.37%) Java
5 364 (12.75%) PHP
6 183 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 165 (5.78%) Python
8 118 (4.13%) TypeScript
9 97 (3.40%) VB.NET
10 92 (3.22%) PL/SQL
11 62 (2.17%) Scala
12 57 (2.00%) Ruby
13 52 (1.82%) Groovy
14 46 (1.61%) ES6
15 41 (1.44%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.40%) Perl
17 33 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 30 (1.05%) C++
19 28 (0.98%) ECMAScript
20 22 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (4.41%) Degree
2 54 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 52 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.25%) MCP
7 7 (0.25%) MCSE
8 5 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.14%) CISSP
9 4 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.14%) MCTS
10 3 (0.11%) CISA
10 3 (0.11%) CISM
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.070%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.070%) HND
12 1 (0.035%) MCITP
12 1 (0.035%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (2.87%) QA
2 18 (0.63%) WCAG
3 11 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.21%) SLA
5 6 (0.21%) WAI
6 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.11%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.070%) FATCA
8 2 (0.070%) HL7
8 2 (0.070%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.070%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.035%) MiFID
9 1 (0.035%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (4.03%) Docker
2 5 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.14%) Varnish
4 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.070%) HDFS
5 2 (0.070%) vSphere
6 1 (0.035%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 79 (2.77%) Puppet
2 58 (2.03%) Ansible
3 48 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (0.84%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.53%) Kibana
6 10 (0.35%) Rancher
7 8 (0.28%) Grafana
8 5 (0.18%) logstash
8 5 (0.18%) Terraform
9 3 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.070%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.070%) cPanel
10 2 (0.070%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.070%) Mesos
10 2 (0.070%) Nagios
10 2 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.070%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.035%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.035%) Piwik
11 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 352 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 238 (8.34%) Oracle
3 161 (5.64%) Adobe
4 74 (2.59%) Sitecore
5 63 (2.21%) Google
6 39 (1.37%) Zend
7 38 (1.33%) SAP
8 30 (1.05%) IBM
9 28 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (0.74%) hybris
10 21 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 19 (0.67%) DevExpress
12 16 (0.56%) Xamarin
13 15 (0.53%) Nintex
13 15 (0.53%) Telerik
13 15 (0.53%) Twitter
14 14 (0.49%) Perforce
15 13 (0.46%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.42%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.42%) VMware