Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 528 669
Rank change year-on-year +3 +141 +80
Contract jobs citing Mocha 386 328 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 2.06% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 240 177
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £373 £338 £358
90th Percentile £601 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +11.48%
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 19,783 15,885 15,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.73% 17.34% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,542 10,784 10,827
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £294
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 324 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £65.90 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 24 June 2018.

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 June 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 -16 375 £475 +5.56% 86
London +3 246 £525 +5.00% 59
UK excluding London -28 137 £475 +15.15% 29
South East -1 79 £475 +15.15% 13
North of England -28 24 £475 +13.10% 6
North West -31 16 £475 +15.50% 5
South West +8 10 £475 +15.15% 2
East of England -2 8 £400 -
Yorkshire -15 8 £450 -3.74% 1
Midlands -33 8 £425 -3.30% 6
Scotland -37 8 £400 -12.33% 1
West Midlands -24 6 £425 -5.56% 6
East Midlands -9 2 £488 +17.47%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 329 (85.23%) JavaScript
2 276 (71.50%) Node.js
3 224 (58.03%) HTML
4 220 (56.99%) CSS
5 210 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (54.40%) Chai
6 190 (49.22%) TDD
7 185 (47.93%) React
8 165 (42.75%) HTML5
9 160 (41.45%) Git (software)
10 146 (37.82%) Redux
11 143 (37.05%) ES6
12 132 (34.20%) Test Automation
13 128 (33.16%) Jasmine
14 126 (32.64%) webpack
15 125 (32.38%) CSS3
15 125 (32.38%) Unit Testing
16 124 (32.12%) BDD
17 122 (31.61%) AngularJS
17 122 (31.61%) Karma Test Runner
18 111 (28.76%) Sass
19 109 (28.24%) Jenkins
20 102 (26.42%) Express
21 97 (25.13%) Docker
22 95 (24.61%) RESTful
23 87 (22.54%) Jest
24 83 (21.50%) Web Development
25 81 (20.98%) Babel
26 80 (20.73%) Scrum
27 73 (18.91%) Java

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 8 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.81%) CMS
3 6 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.30%) Apache
4 5 (1.30%) Confluence
5 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.52%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.52%) JBoss
6 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.55%) GIMP
3 2 (0.52%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 70 (18.13%) npm
2 68 (17.62%) Serverless
3 53 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (8.81%) GitHub
6 22 (5.70%) Yarn
7 19 (4.92%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.55%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.30%) BrowserStack
9 5 (1.30%) SaaS
9 5 (1.30%) Sauce Labs
10 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.78%) PaaS
11 3 (0.78%) Twilio
12 2 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.99%) HTTP
2 19 (4.92%) AMQP
3 12 (3.11%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) DSL
4 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.52%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (8.55%) MongoDB
3 27 (6.99%) MySQL
4 25 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.11%) Blockchain
6 12 (3.11%) Redis
7 9 (2.33%) Big Data
8 8 (2.07%) CouchDB
8 8 (2.07%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.30%) KDB
10 5 (1.30%) Riak
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.52%) HBase
13 2 (0.52%) LevelDB
13 2 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 160 (41.45%) Git (software)
2 128 (33.16%) Jasmine
3 126 (32.64%) webpack
4 122 (31.61%) Karma Test Runner
5 109 (28.24%) Jenkins
6 81 (20.98%) Babel
7 63 (16.32%) Cucumber
8 58 (15.03%) Grunt
8 58 (15.03%) Sinon.JS
9 56 (14.51%) Selenium
10 54 (13.99%) Protractor
11 41 (10.62%) Gerrit
11 41 (10.62%) gulp
12 23 (5.96%) WebDriver
13 22 (5.70%) JIRA
14 21 (5.44%) Bower
15 19 (4.92%) JUnit
16 17 (4.40%) Maven
16 17 (4.40%) Subversion
17 13 (3.37%) SonarQube
General
1 47 (12.18%) Finance
2 35 (9.07%) Banking
3 8 (2.07%) Retail
4 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.30%) Games
6 4 (1.04%) Automotive
6 4 (1.04%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Persian Language
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (78.50%) Developer
2 103 (26.68%) JavaScript Developer
2 103 (26.68%) React Developer
3 95 (24.61%) Node.js Developer
4 70 (18.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 59 (15.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 32 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 27 (6.99%) Angular Developer
8 21 (5.44%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.44%) UI Developer
9 20 (5.18%) JavaScript Engineer
10 13 (3.37%) Software Engineer
11 11 (2.85%) HTML Developer
11 11 (2.85%) Web Developer
12 10 (2.59%) QA Engineer
12 10 (2.59%) Software Developer
12 10 (2.59%) Tester
13 9 (2.33%) Open Source Developer
13 9 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (71.50%) Node.js
2 224 (58.03%) HTML
3 220 (56.99%) CSS
4 210 (54.40%) Chai
5 185 (47.93%) React
6 165 (42.75%) HTML5
7 146 (37.82%) Redux
8 125 (32.38%) CSS3
9 122 (31.61%) AngularJS
10 111 (28.76%) Sass
11 102 (26.42%) Express
12 95 (24.61%) RESTful
13 87 (22.54%) Jest
14 69 (17.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 64 (16.58%) REST
16 61 (15.80%) Web Services
17 44 (11.40%) Enzyme
18 41 (10.62%) JMS
19 34 (8.81%) jQuery
20 31 (8.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.25%) User Experience
2 22 (5.70%) Fintech
2 22 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.07%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.81%) Clustering
10 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.55%) Equities
11 4 (1.04%) Online Gambling
12 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.52%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.52%) Video on Demand
14 1 (0.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.29%) Linux
2 12 (3.11%) Unix
3 7 (1.81%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.81%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.78%) Windows
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (49.22%) TDD
3 132 (34.20%) Test Automation
4 125 (32.38%) Unit Testing
5 124 (32.12%) BDD
6 83 (21.50%) Web Development
7 80 (20.73%) Scrum
8 71 (18.39%) Front End Development
9 61 (15.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 58 (15.03%) API Development
11 57 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (14.77%) Microservices
12 56 (14.51%) API Design
13 53 (13.73%) SDLC
14 41 (10.62%) Configuration Management
14 41 (10.62%) E-Commerce
15 31 (8.03%) MVC
16 30 (7.77%) OO
16 30 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
16 30 (7.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 329 (85.23%) JavaScript
2 143 (37.05%) ES6
3 73 (18.91%) Java
4 71 (18.39%) TypeScript
5 51 (13.21%) SQL
6 30 (7.77%) C#
7 28 (7.25%) Python
8 18 (4.66%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.15%) Java 8
10 14 (3.63%) JSX
10 14 (3.63%) PHP
10 14 (3.63%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.11%) ES7
12 11 (2.85%) Scala
13 9 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.33%) Ruby
14 7 (1.81%) C++
14 7 (1.81%) Groovy
15 2 (0.52%) Go
15 2 (0.52%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 31 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.44%) Degree
4 4 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.55%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) WAI
2 3 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (25.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.11%) Ansible
1 12 (3.11%) Terraform
2 9 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
2 9 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.78%) Kibana
3 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.78%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Grafana
4 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.52%) Oozie
5 1 (0.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (2.33%) Google
2 8 (2.07%) Zend
3 7 (1.81%) Apiary
4 5 (1.30%) TOWER Software
5 4 (1.04%) Apigee
5 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.04%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe
7 2 (0.52%) Capita
7 2 (0.52%) Coveo
7 2 (0.52%) Facebook
7 2 (0.52%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle
7 2 (0.52%) Perfecto Mobile
7 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.52%) Splunk
8 1 (0.26%) Apple
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft