Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 682 749
Rank change year-on-year +122 +67 +34
Contract jobs citing Mocha 347 205 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 1.18% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 154 115
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £333 £322
90th Percentile £613 £650 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.41% +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 19222 17378 16388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 16.55% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13387 11678 10908
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 281 254 339
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 £24.30 £24.23
90th Percentile £61.00 £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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +117 339 £450 +5.88% 47
London +34 226 £475 +5.56% 29
UK excluding London +127 120 £406 -4.41% 19
South East +57 56 £408 -4.12% 6
North of England +87 34 £398 -6.47% 4
North West +57 30 £398 -6.47% 2
East of England +4 16 £425 +17.24% 5
Scotland +10 8 £500 +11.11% 1
Midlands +35 6 £500 +42.86% 3
West Midlands +25 6 £500 +42.86% 1
Yorkshire +28 4 £444 +4.41% 2

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 271 (78.10%) JavaScript
2 226 (65.13%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (61.10%) TDD
4 205 (59.08%) Node.js
5 178 (51.30%) React
5 178 (51.30%) CSS
6 169 (48.70%) HTML
7 151 (43.52%) AngularJS
8 138 (39.77%) Git (software)
9 134 (38.62%) Chai
10 130 (37.46%) Jasmine
11 119 (34.29%) HTML5
12 117 (33.72%) ES6
13 116 (33.43%) Karma Test Runner
14 110 (31.70%) Jenkins
15 107 (30.84%) BDD
15 107 (30.84%) Redux
16 99 (28.53%) Test Automation
17 95 (27.38%) Sass
18 94 (27.09%) Java
19 88 (25.36%) Scrum
20 87 (25.07%) CSS3
20 87 (25.07%) webpack
21 86 (24.78%) Front End Development
22 82 (23.63%) Selenium
23 75 (21.61%) RESTful
24 68 (19.60%) Unit Testing
24 68 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
25 66 (19.02%) Protractor
26 61 (17.58%) Amazon AWS

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 24 (6.92%) CMS
2 12 (3.46%) Confluence
2 12 (3.46%) EPiServer
3 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.86%) Apache
7 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.86%) nginx
7 3 (0.86%) WordPress
8 2 (0.58%) Drupal
8 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) Mule
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) Jetty
9 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (2.59%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.29%) GIMP
5 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (16.43%) npm
3 37 (10.66%) Serverless
4 24 (6.92%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (5.48%) Yarn
7 17 (4.90%) GitHub
8 14 (4.03%) OpenShift
9 7 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.73%) Heroku
11 5 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.15%) SaaS
13 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.86%) IaaS
13 3 (0.86%) PaaS
14 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.90%) Internet
2 11 (3.17%) HTTP
3 7 (2.02%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 22 (6.34%) MySQL
3 20 (5.76%) Redis
4 13 (3.75%) Big Data
4 13 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (3.46%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.86%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 138 (39.77%) Git (software)
2 130 (37.46%) Jasmine
3 116 (33.43%) Karma Test Runner
4 110 (31.70%) Jenkins
5 87 (25.07%) webpack
6 82 (23.63%) Selenium
7 66 (19.02%) Protractor
8 58 (16.71%) gulp
9 42 (12.10%) Grunt
10 40 (11.53%) JIRA
11 37 (10.66%) Babel
11 37 (10.66%) Sinon.JS
12 26 (7.49%) Cucumber
12 26 (7.49%) TeamCity
13 24 (6.92%) Subversion
14 19 (5.48%) GitLab
14 19 (5.48%) WebDriver
15 14 (4.03%) Gradle
15 14 (4.03%) Maven
16 13 (3.75%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (10.09%) Finance
2 28 (8.07%) Banking
3 14 (4.03%) Marketing
3 14 (4.03%) Retail
4 7 (2.02%) Front Office
4 7 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.44%) Games
5 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (0.86%) Automotive
7 3 (0.86%) International Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Law
7 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
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
1 296 (85.30%) Developer
2 98 (28.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 73 (21.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 64 (18.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 55 (15.85%) Node.js Developer
6 42 (12.10%) UI Developer
7 33 (9.51%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.20%) Java Developer
9 24 (6.92%) Angular Developer
10 21 (6.05%) HTML Developer
11 16 (4.61%) JavaScript Engineer
12 15 (4.32%) HTML CSS Developer
12 15 (4.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 15 (4.32%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.88%) Agile Developer
14 8 (2.31%) AWS Developer
14 8 (2.31%) Lead Developer
14 8 (2.31%) QA Automation Engineer
14 8 (2.31%) QA Engineer
14 8 (2.31%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (59.08%) Node.js
2 178 (51.30%) CSS
2 178 (51.30%) React
3 169 (48.70%) HTML
4 151 (43.52%) AngularJS
5 134 (38.62%) Chai
6 119 (34.29%) HTML5
7 107 (30.84%) Redux
8 95 (27.38%) Sass
9 87 (25.07%) CSS3
10 75 (21.61%) RESTful
11 56 (16.14%) Express
12 48 (13.83%) REST
13 46 (13.26%) Web Services
14 40 (11.53%) LESS
15 36 (10.37%) Jest
16 34 (9.80%) .NET
17 28 (8.07%) Backbone.js
17 28 (8.07%) jQuery
18 27 (7.78%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.85%) User Experience
2 12 (3.46%) Fintech
2 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.59%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.44%) Smart Home
4 5 (1.44%) W3C
5 4 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
6 3 (0.86%) Cloud Native
6 3 (0.86%) New Media
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.58%) Derivative
7 2 (0.58%) Equities
7 2 (0.58%) FMCG
8 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.19%) Linux
2 11 (3.17%) Mac OS
3 9 (2.59%) Windows
4 5 (1.44%) Android
4 5 (1.44%) Unix
5 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.15%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (65.13%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (61.10%) TDD
3 107 (30.84%) BDD
4 99 (28.53%) Test Automation
5 88 (25.36%) Scrum
6 86 (24.78%) Front End Development
7 68 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (19.60%) Unit Testing
8 60 (17.29%) OO
9 45 (12.97%) Responsive Web Design
10 41 (11.82%) Web Development
11 36 (10.37%) E-Commerce
12 31 (8.93%) OOP
13 28 (8.07%) Mobile First
14 26 (7.49%) Analytics
14 26 (7.49%) SOLID
15 25 (7.20%) Mentoring
16 24 (6.92%) DevOps
16 24 (6.92%) Pair Programming
17 23 (6.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 271 (78.10%) JavaScript
2 117 (33.72%) ES6
3 94 (27.09%) Java
4 30 (8.65%) TypeScript
5 23 (6.63%) SQL
6 19 (5.48%) C#
7 16 (4.61%) Python
8 12 (3.46%) PHP
9 11 (3.17%) C
9 11 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.31%) Scala
12 6 (1.73%) ECMAScript
12 6 (1.73%) GraphQL
12 6 (1.73%) Ruby
13 4 (1.15%) C++
14 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (4.32%) Degree
2 11 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.58%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.51%) QA
2 18 (5.19%) WCAG
3 9 (2.59%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (12.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Varnish
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.48%) Ansible
2 12 (3.46%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.59%) Control-M
4 6 (1.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.15%) Mesos
5 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.15%) Puppet
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (2.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.59%) Oracle
3 8 (2.31%) Google
4 6 (1.73%) Adobe
5 5 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.86%) Apiary
6 3 (0.86%) Marketo
7 2 (0.58%) Apple
7 2 (0.58%) Coveo
7 2 (0.58%) GoCardless
7 2 (0.58%) HP
7 2 (0.58%) PayPal
7 2 (0.58%) Perforce
7 2 (0.58%) Recurly
7 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.58%) Sage
7 2 (0.58%) Telerik
7 2 (0.58%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) Databricks