Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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.

Mocha
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 679 746
Rank change year-on-year +129 +67 +41
Contract jobs citing Mocha 349 204 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 1.18% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 151 113
UK median daily rate £451 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £321
90th Percentile £613 £650 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - -

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 19267 17294 16223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13417 11639 10802
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 251 338
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.20 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mocha over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Top 11 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 21 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 +138 341 £450 +5.88% 42
London +30 228 £483 +8.73% 26
UK excluding London +111 120 £400 -5.88% 16
South East +55 58 £400 -5.88% 4
North of England +85 36 £398 -6.47% 4
North West +52 31 £398 -6.47% 1
East of England -6 11 £400 +10.34% 5
Scotland +1 8 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands +28 7 £500 +42.86% 2
Midlands +25 7 £500 +42.86% 3
Yorkshire +26 5 £444 +4.41% 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mocha 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 Mocha.

1 273 (78.22%) JavaScript
2 227 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (61.03%) TDD
4 206 (59.03%) Node.js
5 180 (51.58%) React
6 177 (50.72%) CSS
7 171 (49.00%) HTML
8 150 (42.98%) AngularJS
9 134 (38.40%) Git (software)
10 133 (38.11%) Chai
11 131 (37.54%) Jasmine
12 119 (34.10%) HTML5
13 118 (33.81%) Karma Test Runner
14 116 (33.24%) ES6
15 112 (32.09%) Jenkins
16 109 (31.23%) Redux
17 107 (30.66%) BDD
18 98 (28.08%) Test Automation
19 93 (26.65%) Java
20 92 (26.36%) Sass
21 88 (25.21%) CSS3
21 88 (25.21%) Front End Development
21 88 (25.21%) webpack
22 86 (24.64%) Scrum
23 82 (23.50%) Selenium
24 75 (21.49%) RESTful
25 70 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
26 69 (19.77%) Protractor
27 66 (18.91%) Unit Testing
28 63 (18.05%) OO

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 23 (6.59%) CMS
2 12 (3.44%) Confluence
2 12 (3.44%) EPiServer
3 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.15%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.15%) WordPress
6 3 (0.86%) Apache
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.86%) Drupal
6 3 (0.86%) nginx
6 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.57%) Mule
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) Jetty
8 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (3.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (16.91%) npm
3 36 (10.32%) Serverless
4 23 (6.59%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (6.30%) Yarn
6 18 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (4.58%) GitHub
8 14 (4.01%) OpenShift
9 7 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.43%) Heroku
12 4 (1.15%) SaaS
13 3 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.86%) IaaS
13 3 (0.86%) PaaS
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.57%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.57%) CloudBees
15 1 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.16%) Internet
2 12 (3.44%) HTTP
3 7 (2.01%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.46%) MongoDB
2 23 (6.59%) MySQL
3 19 (5.44%) Redis
4 14 (4.01%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.01%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.72%) Big Data
6 11 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.86%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.29%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 134 (38.40%) Git (software)
2 131 (37.54%) Jasmine
3 118 (33.81%) Karma Test Runner
4 112 (32.09%) Jenkins
5 88 (25.21%) webpack
6 82 (23.50%) Selenium
7 69 (19.77%) Protractor
8 62 (17.77%) gulp
9 44 (12.61%) Grunt
10 38 (10.89%) Babel
10 38 (10.89%) JIRA
10 38 (10.89%) Sinon.JS
11 28 (8.02%) TeamCity
12 25 (7.16%) Cucumber
13 23 (6.59%) Subversion
14 19 (5.44%) GitLab
14 19 (5.44%) WebDriver
15 14 (4.01%) Bower
15 14 (4.01%) Gradle
15 14 (4.01%) Maven
General
1 36 (10.32%) Finance
2 28 (8.02%) Banking
3 14 (4.01%) Marketing
3 14 (4.01%) Retail
4 7 (2.01%) Front Office
4 7 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.43%) Games
5 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (0.86%) International Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Law
7 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 299 (85.67%) Developer
2 100 (28.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 73 (20.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 62 (17.77%) Full Stack Developer
5 57 (16.33%) Node.js Developer
6 43 (12.32%) UI Developer
7 32 (9.17%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.16%) Java Developer
9 24 (6.88%) Angular Developer
10 21 (6.02%) HTML Developer
11 17 (4.87%) Web Developer
12 15 (4.30%) HTML CSS Developer
12 15 (4.30%) JavaScript Engineer
12 15 (4.30%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 10 (2.87%) Agile Developer
14 9 (2.58%) Web UI Developer
15 8 (2.29%) AWS Developer
15 8 (2.29%) Lead Developer
15 8 (2.29%) QA Automation Engineer
15 8 (2.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (59.03%) Node.js
2 180 (51.58%) React
3 177 (50.72%) CSS
4 171 (49.00%) HTML
5 150 (42.98%) AngularJS
6 133 (38.11%) Chai
7 119 (34.10%) HTML5
8 109 (31.23%) Redux
9 92 (26.36%) Sass
10 88 (25.21%) CSS3
11 75 (21.49%) RESTful
12 54 (15.47%) Express
13 48 (13.75%) REST
14 44 (12.61%) Web Services
15 37 (10.60%) LESS
16 36 (10.32%) Jest
17 34 (9.74%) .NET
18 27 (7.74%) Angular 2
19 25 (7.16%) Backbone.js
19 25 (7.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.33%) User Experience
2 13 (3.72%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.44%) Fintech
4 8 (2.29%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.43%) Smart Home
5 5 (1.43%) W3C
6 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.86%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.86%) New Media
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.57%) Derivative
8 2 (0.57%) Equities
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.16%) Linux
2 11 (3.15%) Mac OS
3 9 (2.58%) Windows
4 6 (1.72%) Unix
5 5 (1.43%) Android
6 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.15%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (61.03%) TDD
3 107 (30.66%) BDD
4 98 (28.08%) Test Automation
5 88 (25.21%) Front End Development
6 86 (24.64%) Scrum
7 70 (20.06%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (18.91%) Unit Testing
9 63 (18.05%) OO
10 47 (13.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 42 (12.03%) Web Development
12 35 (10.03%) E-Commerce
13 33 (9.46%) OOP
14 29 (8.31%) Mobile First
15 28 (8.02%) SOLID
16 27 (7.74%) Analytics
17 25 (7.16%) Mentoring
18 24 (6.88%) Pair Programming
19 23 (6.59%) Kanban
20 22 (6.30%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 273 (78.22%) JavaScript
2 116 (33.24%) ES6
3 93 (26.65%) Java
4 30 (8.60%) TypeScript
5 22 (6.30%) SQL
6 19 (5.44%) C#
7 17 (4.87%) Python
8 14 (4.01%) PHP
9 11 (3.15%) C
9 11 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.29%) Scala
11 7 (2.01%) ECMAScript
12 5 (1.43%) GraphQL
13 4 (1.15%) C++
13 4 (1.15%) Ruby
14 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.29%) Perl
15 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.30%) Degree
2 11 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.86%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.46%) QA
2 18 (5.16%) WCAG
3 9 (2.58%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (11.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Varnish
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.44%) Ansible
2 12 (3.44%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.15%) Control-M
4 6 (1.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.15%) Mesos
6 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.57%) Puppet
6 2 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (3.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.58%) Google
2 9 (2.58%) Oracle
3 8 (2.29%) Adobe
4 3 (0.86%) Apiary
4 3 (0.86%) Marketo
4 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.57%) Apple
5 2 (0.57%) GoCardless
5 2 (0.57%) HP
5 2 (0.57%) PayPal
5 2 (0.57%) Perforce
5 2 (0.57%) Recurly
5 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.57%) Sage
5 2 (0.57%) Telerik
5 2 (0.57%) WorldPay
5 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.29%) IBM