Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 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.

Mocha
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 625 686
Rank change year-on-year +81 +61 +76
Contract jobs citing Mocha 345 220 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.84% 1.39% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 166 161
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £351 £320
90th Percentile £600 £606 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -5.56%
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 18,706 15,821 15,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.60% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,105 10,589 10,556
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 272 399
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.02 £24.13
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Top 10 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 20 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 +58 343 £475 +5.56% 101
London +25 220 £500 +11.11% 68
UK excluding London +61 122 £450 +8.43% 35
South East +45 68 £450 +18.03% 9
North of England +45 24 £395 -4.24% 8
North West +26 24 £395 -1.25% 5
East of England +5 21 £450 +28.57% 6
South West +12 7 £488 +33.56% 5
West Midlands +3 2 £375 -16.67% 2
Midlands -13 2 £375 -15.68% 5

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 293 (84.93%) JavaScript
2 223 (64.64%) Node.js
3 219 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (58.84%) CSS
5 197 (57.10%) TDD
6 194 (56.23%) React
7 190 (55.07%) HTML
8 162 (46.96%) Chai
9 156 (45.22%) Git (software)
10 147 (42.61%) HTML5
11 136 (39.42%) Test Automation
11 136 (39.42%) Jasmine
12 133 (38.55%) ES6
13 125 (36.23%) Redux
14 120 (34.78%) AngularJS
15 113 (32.75%) Karma Test Runner
16 111 (32.17%) Sass
16 111 (32.17%) CSS3
17 110 (31.88%) Jenkins
18 108 (31.30%) BDD
19 105 (30.43%) Unit Testing
20 100 (28.99%) webpack
21 92 (26.67%) Front End Development
22 87 (25.22%) Express
23 80 (23.19%) RESTful
24 79 (22.90%) Jest
25 75 (21.74%) Java
26 71 (20.58%) Web Services
27 68 (19.71%) Docker
28 66 (19.13%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (5.22%) CMS
2 9 (2.61%) EPiServer
2 9 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.03%) Apache
4 6 (1.74%) Confluence
4 6 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.87%) nginx
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) Jetty
8 1 (0.29%) Mule
8 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.87%) GIMP
2 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (15.07%) npm
3 46 (13.33%) Serverless
4 25 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (6.96%) GitHub
6 17 (4.93%) Yarn
7 13 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (3.48%) OpenShift
9 7 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.03%) Heroku
10 6 (1.74%) SaaS
11 5 (1.45%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.16%) PaaS
12 4 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.67%) Internet
2 13 (3.77%) HTTP
3 5 (1.45%) AMQP
4 4 (1.16%) SMS
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.17%) MongoDB
2 36 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (9.86%) MySQL
4 18 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.35%) Redis
7 10 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.03%) Big Data
8 7 (2.03%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.45%) KDB
9 5 (1.45%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.45%) Riak
10 4 (1.16%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.58%) LevelDB
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.29%) DB2
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 156 (45.22%) Git (software)
2 136 (39.42%) Jasmine
3 113 (32.75%) Karma Test Runner
4 110 (31.88%) Jenkins
5 100 (28.99%) webpack
6 60 (17.39%) Babel
7 59 (17.10%) Selenium
8 54 (15.65%) Grunt
9 48 (13.91%) Sinon.JS
10 45 (13.04%) gulp
11 37 (10.72%) Cucumber
12 32 (9.28%) Gerrit
12 32 (9.28%) Protractor
13 29 (8.41%) Bower
14 24 (6.96%) JIRA
14 24 (6.96%) Subversion
15 18 (5.22%) TeamCity
15 18 (5.22%) WebDriver
16 17 (4.93%) Mercurial
17 15 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 45 (13.04%) Finance
2 24 (6.96%) Banking
3 11 (3.19%) Marketing
4 9 (2.61%) Retail
5 8 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.45%) Law
7 4 (1.16%) Automotive
7 4 (1.16%) Games
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) International Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (84.06%) Developer
2 115 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 91 (26.38%) React Developer
4 72 (20.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 60 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 58 (16.81%) Node.js Developer
7 42 (12.17%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.80%) UI Developer
9 19 (5.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 16 (4.64%) Angular Developer
10 16 (4.64%) JavaScript Engineer
11 12 (3.48%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.19%) HTML Developer
12 11 (3.19%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.61%) Senior React Developer
14 8 (2.32%) Analytics Developer
14 8 (2.32%) EPiServer Developer
14 8 (2.32%) HTML CSS Developer
14 8 (2.32%) Risk Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (64.64%) Node.js
2 203 (58.84%) CSS
3 194 (56.23%) React
4 190 (55.07%) HTML
5 162 (46.96%) Chai
6 147 (42.61%) HTML5
7 125 (36.23%) Redux
8 120 (34.78%) AngularJS
9 111 (32.17%) CSS3
9 111 (32.17%) Sass
10 87 (25.22%) Express
11 80 (23.19%) RESTful
12 79 (22.90%) Jest
13 71 (20.58%) Web Services
14 60 (17.39%) REST
15 54 (15.65%) LESS
16 49 (14.20%) jQuery
17 37 (10.72%) Enzyme
18 34 (9.86%) .NET
19 33 (9.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.59%) User Experience
2 24 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (5.51%) Fintech
4 16 (4.64%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.45%) Equities
8 4 (1.16%) W3C
9 3 (0.87%) Clustering
9 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.58%) Animation
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.29%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.29%) iPhone
11 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.29%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.83%) Linux
2 10 (2.90%) Unix
3 8 (2.32%) Mac OS X
3 8 (2.32%) Windows
4 6 (1.74%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.16%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (57.10%) TDD
3 136 (39.42%) Test Automation
4 108 (31.30%) BDD
5 105 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 92 (26.67%) Front End Development
7 66 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (19.13%) Web Development
8 64 (18.55%) Scrum
9 45 (13.04%) OO
10 44 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (11.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 41 (11.88%) SDLC
12 40 (11.59%) API Development
13 39 (11.30%) Microservices
14 38 (11.01%) Analytics
14 38 (11.01%) API Design
15 35 (10.14%) Software Engineering
16 34 (9.86%) MVC
17 33 (9.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 293 (84.93%) JavaScript
2 133 (38.55%) ES6
3 75 (21.74%) Java
4 58 (16.81%) TypeScript
5 24 (6.96%) C#
6 22 (6.38%) Python
7 20 (5.80%) SQL
8 15 (4.35%) Ruby
9 13 (3.77%) Scala
10 11 (3.19%) C
10 11 (3.19%) PHP
11 9 (2.61%) C++
12 8 (2.32%) ES7
13 6 (1.74%) GraphQL
14 5 (1.45%) Groovy
15 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.58%) Clojure
16 2 (0.58%) ES8
16 2 (0.58%) Go
17 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (6.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.58%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.54%) QA
2 15 (4.35%) WCAG
3 3 (0.87%) WAI
4 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (19.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Varnish
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.90%) Ansible
4 8 (2.32%) Mesos
4 8 (2.32%) Puppet
5 5 (1.45%) Terraform
6 2 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (2.32%) Google
2 7 (2.03%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 6 (1.74%) Coveo
3 6 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.16%) Apiary
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle
5 3 (0.87%) Zend
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.58%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.29%) Databricks
7 1 (0.29%) HP
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.29%) PayPal
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.29%) Splunk
7 1 (0.29%) Sybase
7 1 (0.29%) WorldPay