Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 666 793
Rank change year-on-year +134 +127 +2
Contract jobs citing Mocha 361 215 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 1.25% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 153 98
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £575 £650 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 17699 17215 15735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.18% 16.14% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12144 11714 10365
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 260 318
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £24.00 £23.23
90th Percentile £61.69 £52.63 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.77
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.40% +3.39%

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 24 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 September 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 +148 353 £450 +2.86% 19
London +49 228 £484 +7.50% 9
UK excluding London +138 132 £413 +10.00% 10
South East +72 58 £413 +135.71% 2
North of England +112 47 £411 +9.67% 3
North West +51 40 £400 +6.67% 1
East of England -10 11 £425 +17.24% 2
West Midlands +38 8 £500 +42.86% 1
Midlands +33 8 £500 +42.86% 2
Scotland - 8 £500 -
Yorkshire +47 6 £468 -1.58%
South West +6 2 £413 +17.86% 1
North East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 275 (76.18%) JavaScript
2 246 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (66.20%) TDD
4 223 (61.77%) Node.js
5 192 (53.19%) CSS
6 179 (49.58%) React
7 178 (49.31%) HTML
8 151 (41.83%) AngularJS
9 142 (39.34%) Jasmine
9 142 (39.34%) Chai
10 135 (37.40%) Git (software)
11 125 (34.63%) ES6
12 123 (34.07%) Jenkins
13 121 (33.52%) HTML5
14 115 (31.86%) BDD
15 109 (30.19%) Karma Test Runner
15 109 (30.19%) Redux
16 107 (29.64%) CSS3
17 103 (28.53%) Test Automation
18 102 (28.25%) Scrum
19 96 (26.59%) webpack
20 93 (25.76%) Sass
20 93 (25.76%) Java
21 85 (23.55%) gulp
22 83 (22.99%) npm
23 82 (22.71%) Protractor
24 80 (22.16%) Front End Development
25 78 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
26 76 (21.05%) RESTful
27 68 (18.84%) Selenium

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 21 (5.82%) CMS
2 11 (3.05%) Confluence
2 11 (3.05%) EPiServer
3 9 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.39%) WordPress
5 4 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.11%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.83%) Drupal
6 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.55%) Apache
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.55%) JBoss
7 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.55%) Mule
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.39%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.83%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (22.99%) npm
2 65 (18.01%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (7.48%) Yarn
4 23 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
4 23 (6.37%) GitHub
5 22 (6.09%) OpenShift
6 18 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.11%) Heroku
10 4 (1.11%) SaaS
11 3 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.55%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.55%) CloudBees
12 2 (0.55%) IaaS
12 2 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.16%) HTTP
1 15 (4.16%) Internet
2 6 (1.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.13%) MongoDB
2 22 (6.09%) Redis
3 18 (4.99%) MySQL
3 18 (4.99%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.71%) Big Data
5 16 (4.43%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.11%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.55%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.55%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.28%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 142 (39.34%) Jasmine
2 135 (37.40%) Git (software)
3 123 (34.07%) Jenkins
4 109 (30.19%) Karma Test Runner
5 96 (26.59%) webpack
6 85 (23.55%) gulp
7 82 (22.71%) Protractor
8 68 (18.84%) Selenium
9 65 (18.01%) Grunt
10 47 (13.02%) JIRA
11 39 (10.80%) Sinon.JS
12 34 (9.42%) Babel
13 30 (8.31%) TeamCity
14 29 (8.03%) Cucumber
15 25 (6.93%) Subversion
16 23 (6.37%) GitLab
17 19 (5.26%) Bower
18 15 (4.16%) JMeter
18 15 (4.16%) PhantomJS
18 15 (4.16%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (10.80%) Banking
1 39 (10.80%) Finance
2 25 (6.93%) Retail
3 11 (3.05%) Investment Banking
3 11 (3.05%) Marketing
4 8 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (1.94%) Front Office
6 5 (1.39%) Advertising
6 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) International Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (81.99%) Developer
2 98 (27.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 66 (18.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 63 (17.45%) Node.js Developer
5 62 (17.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 50 (13.85%) UI Developer
7 36 (9.97%) Senior Developer
8 27 (7.48%) Angular Developer
9 26 (7.20%) HTML Developer
10 25 (6.93%) Java Developer
11 20 (5.54%) Web Developer
12 17 (4.71%) HTML CSS Developer
13 16 (4.43%) JavaScript Engineer
14 14 (3.88%) Automation Tester
14 14 (3.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 14 (3.88%) Tester
15 13 (3.60%) Agile Developer
16 11 (3.05%) Web UI Developer
17 10 (2.77%) Lead Developer
18 9 (2.49%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (61.77%) Node.js
2 192 (53.19%) CSS
3 179 (49.58%) React
4 178 (49.31%) HTML
5 151 (41.83%) AngularJS
6 142 (39.34%) Chai
7 121 (33.52%) HTML5
8 109 (30.19%) Redux
9 107 (29.64%) CSS3
10 93 (25.76%) Sass
11 76 (21.05%) RESTful
12 55 (15.24%) Express
13 50 (13.85%) REST
14 40 (11.08%) Web Services
15 33 (9.14%) Angular 2
15 33 (9.14%) LESS
16 29 (8.03%) .NET
17 28 (7.76%) D3.js
17 28 (7.76%) jQuery
17 28 (7.76%) Nunjucks
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.45%) User Experience
2 26 (7.20%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.39%) Fintech
6 4 (1.11%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.11%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.11%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.11%) Smart Home
6 4 (1.11%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.11%) W3C
7 3 (0.83%) New Media
7 3 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.55%) Derivative
8 2 (0.55%) Equities
8 2 (0.55%) FMCG
8 2 (0.55%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.26%) Linux
2 11 (3.05%) Unix
3 8 (2.22%) Mac OS
4 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.39%) Android
6 4 (1.11%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (66.20%) TDD
3 115 (31.86%) BDD
4 103 (28.53%) Test Automation
5 102 (28.25%) Scrum
6 80 (22.16%) Front End Development
7 78 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (16.34%) OO
8 59 (16.34%) Unit Testing
9 51 (14.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 46 (12.74%) E-Commerce
11 45 (12.47%) Web Development
12 33 (9.14%) DevOps
12 33 (9.14%) Mobile First
13 29 (8.03%) OOP
14 26 (7.20%) Mentoring
14 26 (7.20%) Web Design
15 23 (6.37%) Kanban
15 23 (6.37%) Pair Programming
16 22 (6.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 275 (76.18%) JavaScript
2 125 (34.63%) ES6
3 93 (25.76%) Java
4 30 (8.31%) SQL
5 28 (7.76%) Python
6 25 (6.93%) TypeScript
7 19 (5.26%) C#
8 17 (4.71%) PHP
9 12 (3.32%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.05%) ECMAScript
11 7 (1.94%) GraphQL
12 6 (1.66%) C
13 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.39%) Scala
14 4 (1.11%) Ruby
15 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.83%) Perl
16 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.32%) Degree
1 12 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.66%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.91%) QA
2 10 (2.77%) WCAG
3 7 (1.94%) WAI
System Software
1 40 (11.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Varnish
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (6.09%) Ansible
2 12 (3.32%) Control-M
2 12 (3.32%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (1.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.55%) Mesos
5 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.55%) Terraform
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (3.60%) Google
1 13 (3.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.05%) Adobe
3 9 (2.49%) IBM
4 8 (2.22%) Oracle
5 4 (1.11%) Marketo
5 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.55%) Apple
6 2 (0.55%) PayPal
6 2 (0.55%) Perforce
6 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.55%) Sage
6 2 (0.55%) Telerik
6 2 (0.55%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.28%) Apiary
7 1 (0.28%) Databricks
7 1 (0.28%) HP