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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 532 579
Rank change year-on-year +101 +47  
Contract jobs citing Mocha 174 111 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% 1.33% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 76 52
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mocha is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8215 8328 7455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.55% 15.48% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5625 5734 4920
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 125 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Mocha
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mocha as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 170 £450 - 30
London +18 97 £500 +11.11% 19
South East - 45 £413 - 5
City of London +8 22 £525 +23.52% 3
Buckinghamshire - 19 £355 - 1
North West +28 15 £425 +13.33% 2
Milton Keynes - 15 £350 -
East Sussex - 12 £450 -
Hove - 10 £450 -
Merseyside - 9 £415 -
Berkshire - 8 £419 -
Liverpool - 8 £420 -
East of England -12 7 £400 -
Manchester +8 6 £438 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £375 - 1
Oxford - 4 £375 -
Brighton - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 4 £456 - 1
Yorkshire +28 3 £468 -1.57% 2
West Yorkshire +24 3 £468 -1.57% 1
Leeds +15 3 £468 -1.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £408 -
Edinburgh - 3 £413 - 1
Cambridge +8 2 £408 -
South West +5 2 £413 -13.15%
Hertfordshire -4 2 £378 -
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 £438 -
Ipswich - 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 272 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 223 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (64.33%) CSS
4 203 (61.89%) Node.js
5 191 (58.23%) TDD
6 180 (54.88%) HTML
7 170 (51.83%) Jasmine
8 156 (47.56%) React
9 139 (42.38%) AngularJS
10 132 (40.24%) CSS3
11 127 (38.72%) Chai
12 119 (36.28%) ES6
13 115 (35.06%) gulp
14 113 (34.45%) HTML5
15 107 (32.62%) Redux
16 103 (31.40%) BDD
17 97 (29.57%) Front End Development
18 96 (29.27%) Grunt
18 96 (29.27%) Test Automation
19 93 (28.35%) Git (software)
20 90 (27.44%) Sass
21 89 (27.13%) webpack
22 87 (26.52%) Karma Test Runner
23 85 (25.91%) Scrum
24 69 (21.04%) Jenkins
24 69 (21.04%) User Experience
25 65 (19.82%) Selenium
25 65 (19.82%) Java
26 60 (18.29%) REST
27 58 (17.68%) 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 14 (4.27%) CMS
2 7 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.83%) Confluence
3 6 (1.83%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.52%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.22%) WordPress
6 2 (0.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.61%) Drupal
6 2 (0.61%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.61%) nginx
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (5.49%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.91%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.15%) GitHub
3 22 (6.71%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.35%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.61%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.57%) HTTP
2 9 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) SMTP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.89%) MongoDB
2 15 (4.57%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.66%) Big Data
4 11 (3.35%) MySQL
5 10 (3.05%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (2.44%) Redis
7 6 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.22%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.91%) RethinkDB
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.61%) DB2
10 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.30%) Event Store
11 1 (0.30%) PouchDB
Development Applications
1 170 (51.83%) Jasmine
2 115 (35.06%) gulp
3 96 (29.27%) Grunt
4 93 (28.35%) Git (software)
5 89 (27.13%) webpack
6 87 (26.52%) Karma Test Runner
7 69 (21.04%) Jenkins
8 65 (19.82%) Selenium
9 52 (15.85%) Cucumber
10 48 (14.63%) Protractor
11 40 (12.20%) JIRA
12 34 (10.37%) Sinon.JS
13 33 (10.06%) Babel
14 28 (8.54%) WebDriver
15 27 (8.23%) TeamCity
16 19 (5.79%) Bower
17 14 (4.27%) Maven
17 14 (4.27%) Subversion
18 13 (3.96%) QUnit
19 12 (3.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 36 (10.98%) Banking
2 34 (10.37%) Finance
3 24 (7.32%) Retail
4 15 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
5 8 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.13%) Publishing
7 5 (1.52%) Advertising
7 5 (1.52%) Front Office
7 5 (1.52%) Marketing
8 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Games
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (84.45%) Developer
2 122 (37.20%) JavaScript Developer
3 75 (22.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 50 (15.24%) UI Developer
5 47 (14.33%) Node.js Developer
6 38 (11.59%) HTML Developer
7 37 (11.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 36 (10.98%) Senior Developer
9 32 (9.76%) HTML CSS Developer
10 30 (9.15%) Angular Developer
11 21 (6.40%) Tester
12 20 (6.10%) Agile Developer
13 16 (4.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.57%) Automation Tester
15 14 (4.27%) Java Developer
15 14 (4.27%) Web Developer
16 13 (3.96%) QA Tester
17 9 (2.74%) JavaScript Engineer
17 9 (2.74%) Lead Developer
17 9 (2.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (64.33%) CSS
2 203 (61.89%) Node.js
3 180 (54.88%) HTML
4 156 (47.56%) React
5 139 (42.38%) AngularJS
6 132 (40.24%) CSS3
7 127 (38.72%) Chai
8 113 (34.45%) HTML5
9 107 (32.62%) Redux
10 90 (27.44%) Sass
11 60 (18.29%) REST
12 53 (16.16%) Express
13 44 (13.41%) RESTful
14 40 (12.20%) Angular 2
15 32 (9.76%) LESS
16 30 (9.15%) jQuery
17 29 (8.84%) D3.js
18 26 (7.93%) Web Services
19 21 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (5.79%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.04%) User Experience
2 27 (8.23%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.83%) Equities
4 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.22%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.22%) Fintech
6 4 (1.22%) Smart Home
7 3 (0.91%) Derivative
7 3 (0.91%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.91%) NHS
8 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.61%) FMCG
8 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.61%) W3C
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.49%) Linux
2 14 (4.27%) Unix
3 5 (1.52%) Android
3 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) CentOS
4 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (58.23%) TDD
3 103 (31.40%) BDD
4 97 (29.57%) Front End Development
5 96 (29.27%) Test Automation
6 85 (25.91%) Scrum
7 58 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 39 (11.89%) OO
10 38 (11.59%) Unit Testing
11 37 (11.28%) Web Development
12 34 (10.37%) DevOps
13 32 (9.76%) Mobile First
14 30 (9.15%) E-Commerce
15 25 (7.62%) Web Design
16 23 (7.01%) Kanban
17 22 (6.71%) Isomorphic JavaScript
17 22 (6.71%) Workflow
18 20 (6.10%) Microservices
18 20 (6.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 272 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 119 (36.28%) ES6
3 65 (19.82%) Java
4 38 (11.59%) Python
5 25 (7.62%) SQL
6 23 (7.01%) PHP
7 15 (4.57%) C#
8 12 (3.66%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.35%) ECMAScript
10 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.13%) Scala
10 7 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.22%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.22%) GraphQL
12 4 (1.22%) Ruby
13 3 (0.91%) C
13 3 (0.91%) Perl
14 2 (0.61%) Groovy
14 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (6.10%) Degree
2 8 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.22%) OCPJP
3 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.80%) QA
2 8 (2.44%) WAI
3 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (3.05%) Ansible
2 7 (2.13%) Control-M
3 3 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (3.35%) IBM
2 9 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.44%) Google
4 6 (1.83%) Adobe
5 4 (1.22%) Marketo
5 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle
7 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.30%) Apple
8 1 (0.30%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.30%) Splunk
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