Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mocha skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mocha over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 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.

Mocha
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 604 517 542
Rank change year-on-year -87 +25 +144
Contract jobs citing Mocha 209 412 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.91% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 267 272
UK median daily rate £521 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £400 £374 £350
90th Percentile £614 £600 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Mocha is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 14,880 21,582 18,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.62% 20.93% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,721 14,760 12,657
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 289
UK median hourly rate £44.26 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.11 £26.28 £30.65
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £62.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%

Mocha
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mocha as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mocha.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mocha over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mocha.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mocha within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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 -89 199 £525 +6.60% 41
London -76 142 £550 +8.91% 27
UK excluding London +17 63 £430 +1.18% 17
South East +10 29 £448 +7.83% 5
Midlands +43 10 £313 -14.28% 1
East of England +29 8 £513 -1.44% 2
Scotland +26 7 £431 +1.47% 3
West Midlands +35 5 £313 -26.47% 1
North of England +31 5 £375 -16.67% 6
East Midlands +24 5 - -
North West +12 4 £400 -5.88% 6
South West -10 4 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire +17 1 £350 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mocha 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 Mocha.

1 150 (71.77%) JavaScript
2 141 (67.46%) Node.js
3 102 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (46.89%) React
5 92 (44.02%) Jasmine
6 87 (41.63%) CSS
7 81 (38.76%) AngularJS
8 79 (37.80%) HTML
9 78 (37.32%) Jest
10 71 (33.97%) Redux
11 67 (32.06%) Chai
12 64 (30.62%) Git (software)
13 58 (27.75%) Test Automation
14 57 (27.27%) Selenium
14 57 (27.27%) TDD
15 53 (25.36%) TypeScript
16 50 (23.92%) Jenkins
17 46 (22.01%) Java
17 46 (22.01%) Front End Development
18 44 (21.05%) ES6
19 43 (20.57%) BDD
20 42 (20.10%) Cucumber
20 42 (20.10%) Unit Testing
20 42 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (19.14%) Azure
21 40 (19.14%) webpack
22 39 (18.66%) HTML5
22 39 (18.66%) RESTful
22 39 (18.66%) Express
23 38 (18.18%) REST

Mocha
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 13 (6.22%) Confluence
2 8 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.44%) Liferay
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.14%) Azure
2 34 (16.27%) AWS
3 20 (9.57%) Serverless
4 16 (7.66%) npm
5 14 (6.70%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (5.74%) GCP
7 9 (4.31%) Amazon ECS
7 9 (4.31%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (3.35%) CloudFront
8 7 (3.35%) GitHub
9 5 (2.39%) BrowserStack
9 5 (2.39%) SaaS
10 4 (1.91%) Trello
11 3 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.44%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.44%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.44%) Yarn
12 2 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.96%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.96%) MongoDB
2 22 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.18%) MySQL
5 14 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.83%) Redis
7 8 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.87%) Big Data
8 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.39%) Blockchain
9 5 (2.39%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.91%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.96%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.96%) DB2
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 92 (44.02%) Jasmine
2 64 (30.62%) Git (software)
3 57 (27.27%) Selenium
4 50 (23.92%) Jenkins
5 42 (20.10%) Cucumber
6 40 (19.14%) webpack
7 38 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
8 26 (12.44%) Protractor
9 22 (10.53%) JIRA
9 22 (10.53%) WebDriver
10 16 (7.66%) Grunt
11 15 (7.18%) TeamCity
12 14 (6.70%) Babel
13 12 (5.74%) gulp
13 12 (5.74%) SpecFlow
13 12 (5.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (4.78%) NUnit
15 8 (3.83%) Bitbucket
15 8 (3.83%) MSTest
16 7 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (15.31%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Banking
3 14 (6.70%) Retail
4 9 (4.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.83%) Games
6 7 (3.35%) Marketing
7 6 (2.87%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (73.68%) Developer
2 63 (30.14%) React Developer
3 32 (15.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (14.83%) Full Stack Developer
5 27 (12.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 23 (11.00%) Node.js Developer
7 22 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 19 (9.09%) Angular Developer
9 15 (7.18%) Senior React Developer
10 14 (6.70%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) UI Developer
12 11 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Scientific Software Engineer
14 8 (3.83%) JavaScript Engineer
15 7 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
15 7 (3.35%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 6 (2.87%) Applications Developer
16 6 (2.87%) AWS Developer
16 6 (2.87%) C# Developer
16 6 (2.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (67.46%) Node.js
2 98 (46.89%) React
3 87 (41.63%) CSS
4 81 (38.76%) AngularJS
5 79 (37.80%) HTML
6 78 (37.32%) Jest
7 71 (33.97%) Redux
8 67 (32.06%) Chai
9 39 (18.66%) Express
9 39 (18.66%) HTML5
9 39 (18.66%) RESTful
10 38 (18.18%) REST
11 33 (15.79%) CSS3
11 33 (15.79%) Sass
12 31 (14.83%) Web Services
13 30 (14.35%) .NET
14 29 (13.88%) Enzyme
15 19 (9.09%) GraphQL
16 16 (7.66%) .NET Core
17 14 (6.70%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.53%) User Experience
2 13 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.78%) Cloud Native
4 9 (4.31%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.31%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.35%) iPad
7 6 (2.87%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.91%) Life Science
9 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.96%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.48%) Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) FMCG
11 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.78%) Linux
2 4 (1.91%) Android
2 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.44%) Unix
4 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.75%) Test Automation
3 57 (27.27%) TDD
4 46 (22.01%) Front End Development
5 43 (20.57%) BDD
6 42 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (20.10%) Unit Testing
7 38 (18.18%) Microservices
8 33 (15.79%) DevOps
9 31 (14.83%) Scrum
10 27 (12.92%) Web Development
11 25 (11.96%) Software Engineering
12 21 (10.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.05%) OO
13 17 (8.13%) E-Commerce
13 17 (8.13%) Functional Programming
13 17 (8.13%) SDLC
14 13 (6.22%) Build Automation
14 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
15 11 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 150 (71.77%) JavaScript
2 53 (25.36%) TypeScript
3 46 (22.01%) Java
4 44 (21.05%) ES6
5 35 (16.75%) Python
5 35 (16.75%) SQL
6 25 (11.96%) C#
7 18 (8.61%) ES7
7 18 (8.61%) PHP
8 15 (7.18%) Go
9 9 (4.31%) C++
10 6 (2.87%) Java 8
11 5 (2.39%) C
11 5 (2.39%) F#
11 5 (2.39%) JSX
11 5 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.39%) Ruby
12 3 (1.44%) ES8
13 2 (0.96%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Degree
2 7 (3.35%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.39%) ISEB
5 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.48%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (13.88%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) Varnish
3 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (9.57%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.31%) Ansible
3 8 (3.83%) Terraform
4 6 (2.87%) Puppet
5 4 (1.91%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.44%) Kibana
6 3 (1.44%) logstash
7 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.48%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (10.05%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 9 (4.31%) Google
2 9 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.83%) Oracle
4 6 (2.87%) Splunk
5 5 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.91%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.91%) HP
6 4 (1.91%) New Relic
6 4 (1.91%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
7 3 (1.44%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.44%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.96%) OutSystems
8 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics