Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 551 694
Rank change year-on-year +47 +143 +54
Contract jobs citing Mocha 429 348 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 1.83% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 255 149
UK median daily rate £488 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +6.00% -10.05%
10th Percentile £378 £350 £325
90th Percentile £600 £613 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median hourly rate £26.91 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.81% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.91 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year -44.81% - -

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 22,002 19,064 17,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.15% 18.64% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,084 13,280 11,480
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 287 250
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26.53 £29.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £53.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2018.

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 20 November 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 +50 410 £496 +10.22% 83
London +71 315 £525 +8.81% 45
UK excluding London -40 111 £425 +6.25% 41
South East -24 52 £420 +5.00% 11
North of England -40 21 £450 +13.21% 13
Scotland -7 17 £425 -15.00% 2
Midlands +5 13 £365 -27.09% 5
Yorkshire -7 11 £450 +1.41% 3
North West -32 10 £425 +6.92% 10
East Midlands - 8 £365 - 2
East of England -1 7 £505 +26.25% 8
West Midlands -19 5 £425 -15.00% 3
South West - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 359 (83.68%) JavaScript
2 308 (71.79%) Node.js
3 253 (58.97%) Chai
4 232 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (50.12%) CSS
6 195 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 195 (45.45%) React
7 189 (44.06%) TDD
8 180 (41.96%) HTML
9 157 (36.60%) AngularJS
10 155 (36.13%) Jest
11 147 (34.27%) ES6
12 138 (32.17%) webpack
12 138 (32.17%) Redux
13 118 (27.51%) Jasmine
14 115 (26.81%) Docker
15 112 (26.11%) Unit Testing
16 110 (25.64%) Java
16 110 (25.64%) Enzyme
17 100 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
18 99 (23.08%) Front End Development
19 98 (22.84%) BDD
20 95 (22.14%) Karma Test Runner
21 93 (21.68%) HTML5
21 93 (21.68%) Selenium
22 91 (21.21%) Test Automation
23 90 (20.98%) Sass
24 87 (20.28%) Express
25 84 (19.58%) CSS3
26 83 (19.35%) RESTful

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 15 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.26%) CMS
3 8 (1.86%) Confluence
4 6 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.93%) Liferay
6 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.93%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.47%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (17.02%) npm
2 73 (17.02%) Serverless
3 64 (14.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (9.79%) AWS Lambda
5 36 (8.39%) GitHub
6 21 (4.90%) Yarn
7 13 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (3.03%) BrowserStack
8 10 (2.33%) PaaS
9 8 (1.86%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.17%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.17%) SaaS
11 4 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.93%) Apigee
11 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.13%) AMQP
2 12 (2.80%) HTTP
3 5 (1.17%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.47%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.23%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.19%) MongoDB
1 48 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (8.62%) MySQL
3 31 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.99%) Couchbase
5 18 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.80%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.56%) Big Data
8 10 (2.33%) Redis
9 9 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.17%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.70%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.47%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.47%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 195 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 138 (32.17%) webpack
3 118 (27.51%) Jasmine
4 95 (22.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 93 (21.68%) Selenium
6 81 (18.88%) Jenkins
7 78 (18.18%) Cucumber
8 66 (15.38%) gulp
9 58 (13.52%) Babel
9 58 (13.52%) Protractor
10 40 (9.32%) Sinon.JS
11 38 (8.86%) Grunt
12 34 (7.93%) Gatling
13 33 (7.69%) WebDriver
14 31 (7.23%) JIRA
15 20 (4.66%) JUnit
16 19 (4.43%) CircleCI
17 12 (2.80%) Maven
18 11 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
19 10 (2.33%) Gerrit
General
1 57 (13.29%) Retail
2 50 (11.66%) Finance
3 36 (8.39%) Banking
4 5 (1.17%) Games
5 4 (0.93%) Automotive
6 3 (0.70%) Advertising
6 3 (0.70%) Electronics
6 3 (0.70%) Front Office
6 3 (0.70%) Law
6 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 327 (76.22%) Developer
2 118 (27.51%) React Developer
3 88 (20.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 78 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 62 (14.45%) Node.js Developer
6 41 (9.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (5.59%) UI Developer
8 23 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.13%) Angular Developer
10 21 (4.90%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.66%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.50%) Tester
13 14 (3.26%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
15 12 (2.80%) Web Developer
16 11 (2.56%) Automation Tester
17 10 (2.33%) Agile Developer
17 10 (2.33%) Open Source Developer
18 9 (2.10%) .NET Developer
18 9 (2.10%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (71.79%) Node.js
2 253 (58.97%) Chai
3 215 (50.12%) CSS
4 195 (45.45%) React
5 180 (41.96%) HTML
6 157 (36.60%) AngularJS
7 155 (36.13%) Jest
8 138 (32.17%) Redux
9 110 (25.64%) Enzyme
10 93 (21.68%) HTML5
11 90 (20.98%) Sass
12 87 (20.28%) Express
13 84 (19.58%) CSS3
14 83 (19.35%) RESTful
15 80 (18.65%) REST
16 59 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 45 (10.49%) .NET
18 40 (9.32%) Vue.js
19 39 (9.09%) GraphQL
20 36 (8.39%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 80 (18.65%) User Experience
2 27 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.20%) Video on Demand
6 17 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.73%) Fintech
7 16 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (3.03%) Cloud Native
8 13 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
9 12 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.80%) Over-the-Top Content
9 12 (2.80%) Virtual Team
10 9 (2.10%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.10%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.93%) IPTV
13 3 (0.70%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.39%) Linux
2 22 (5.13%) Unix
3 7 (1.63%) Android
3 7 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.17%) Windows
5 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) VMS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (44.06%) TDD
3 112 (26.11%) Unit Testing
4 99 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 98 (22.84%) BDD
6 91 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 77 (17.95%) Scrum
8 72 (16.78%) Microservices
9 62 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 53 (12.35%) Open Source
12 47 (10.96%) API Design
13 41 (9.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 40 (9.32%) DevOps
15 39 (9.09%) Web Development
16 37 (8.62%) MVC
17 33 (7.69%) SOA
18 30 (6.99%) OO
18 30 (6.99%) Pair Programming
19 24 (5.59%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 359 (83.68%) JavaScript
2 147 (34.27%) ES6
3 110 (25.64%) Java
4 63 (14.69%) Python
4 63 (14.69%) TypeScript
5 52 (12.12%) SQL
6 31 (7.23%) C#
7 26 (6.06%) Go
8 24 (5.59%) Java 8
8 24 (5.59%) PL/SQL
9 22 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.03%) Scala
11 11 (2.56%) ES7
12 9 (2.10%) Ruby
13 5 (1.17%) JSX
14 4 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.93%) Groovy
14 4 (0.93%) PHP
15 2 (0.47%) C++
16 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.59%) Degree
4 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.70%) WAI
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (26.81%) Docker
2 4 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (4.66%) Ansible
2 19 (4.43%) Docker Swarm
2 19 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.43%) Terraform
3 7 (1.63%) Grafana
3 7 (1.63%) Puppet
4 3 (0.70%) Graphite
4 3 (0.70%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (6.76%) Apiary
2 22 (5.13%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 13 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.63%) Google
5 6 (1.40%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.93%) Adobe
6 4 (0.93%) IBM
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.47%) Perfecto Mobile
8 2 (0.47%) SmartCo
9 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.23%) Splunk
9 1 (0.23%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter