Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 489 573 674
Rank change year-on-year +84 +101 +50
Contract jobs citing Mocha 438 341 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 1.83% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 247 155
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £373 £363 £335
90th Percentile £613 £613 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.88% - -
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 21,271 18,604 16,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.40% 18.55% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,494 13,039 10,833
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +4.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £607 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 238 245
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.15% +6.10% +2.50%
10th Percentile £33.00 £29.00 £18.87
90th Percentile £55.00 £63.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -1.14% +8.64% +1.25%

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 17 January 2019.

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 12 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 17 January 2019. 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 +65 423 £500 +5.26% 90
London +89 332 £519 +3.75% 65
UK excluding London -45 103 £429 +0.88% 27
South East +13 58 £438 -2.78% 16
North of England -27 15 £450 +13.21% 3
Scotland +14 13 £431 -13.75% 1
Midlands +6 12 £365 -27.09% 3
North West -31 8 £500 +25.79% 1
East Midlands - 8 £365 - 1
Yorkshire -9 7 £429 +2.08% 2
East of England -6 5 £490 +8.89% 1
West Midlands -19 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 377 (86.07%) JavaScript
2 287 (65.53%) Node.js
3 244 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
4 238 (54.34%) CSS
5 232 (52.97%) Chai
6 210 (47.95%) HTML
7 209 (47.72%) React
8 190 (43.38%) TDD
9 182 (41.55%) Git (software)
10 181 (41.32%) Jest
11 163 (37.21%) AngularJS
12 160 (36.53%) ES6
13 142 (32.42%) Jasmine
14 135 (30.82%) webpack
15 134 (30.59%) Unit Testing
16 132 (30.14%) Redux
17 123 (28.08%) BDD
18 114 (26.03%) Java
19 108 (24.66%) HTML5
20 105 (23.97%) Sass
21 102 (23.29%) Karma Test Runner
21 102 (23.29%) Docker
22 98 (22.37%) Jenkins
23 96 (21.92%) REST
24 93 (21.23%) Test Automation
25 90 (20.55%) Front End Development
26 89 (20.32%) Enzyme
27 88 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
28 87 (19.86%) Selenium
28 87 (19.86%) Express

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 16 (3.65%) CMS
2 12 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.51%) Confluence
4 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.91%) Liferay
6 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 88 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (16.21%) Serverless
3 60 (13.70%) npm
4 56 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (10.05%) AWS Lambda
6 38 (8.68%) GitHub
7 16 (3.65%) Yarn
8 14 (3.20%) PaaS
9 12 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (2.51%) BrowserStack
11 10 (2.28%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.91%) Apigee
12 4 (0.91%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.68%) SaaS
13 3 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.46%) Datadog
14 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) AMQP
2 13 (2.97%) HTTP
3 3 (0.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.23%) HbbTV
5 1 (0.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.27%) MongoDB
2 44 (10.05%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (7.76%) MySQL
3 34 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.08%) Couchbase
5 19 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.65%) SQL Server
7 13 (2.97%) Big Data
8 12 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.05%) Redis
10 7 (1.60%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.14%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.68%) DB2
13 2 (0.46%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.46%) Looker
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 182 (41.55%) Git (software)
2 142 (32.42%) Jasmine
3 135 (30.82%) webpack
4 102 (23.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 98 (22.37%) Jenkins
6 87 (19.86%) Selenium
7 83 (18.95%) gulp
8 67 (15.30%) Cucumber
9 61 (13.93%) Protractor
10 47 (10.73%) Babel
11 42 (9.59%) Grunt
12 35 (7.99%) Gatling
12 35 (7.99%) Sinon.JS
12 35 (7.99%) WebDriver
13 33 (7.53%) JIRA
14 23 (5.25%) JUnit
15 19 (4.34%) CircleCI
16 18 (4.11%) Maven
17 16 (3.65%) TeamCity
18 10 (2.28%) PhantomJS
General
1 57 (13.01%) Finance
2 52 (11.87%) Retail
3 38 (8.68%) Banking
4 8 (1.83%) Front Office
5 6 (1.37%) Automotive
5 6 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (1.14%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Electronics
7 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 333 (76.03%) Developer
2 121 (27.63%) React Developer
3 88 (20.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 83 (18.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 57 (13.01%) Full Stack Developer
6 55 (12.56%) Node.js Developer
7 26 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 26 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 25 (5.71%) UI Developer
9 23 (5.25%) Angular Developer
10 22 (5.02%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.79%) Tester
12 19 (4.34%) JavaScript Engineer
13 15 (3.42%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.20%) Agile Developer
15 13 (2.97%) Automation Tester
16 11 (2.51%) Lead Developer
17 9 (2.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 8 (1.83%) Digital Developer
18 8 (1.83%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (65.53%) Node.js
2 238 (54.34%) CSS
3 232 (52.97%) Chai
4 210 (47.95%) HTML
5 209 (47.72%) React
6 181 (41.32%) Jest
7 163 (37.21%) AngularJS
8 132 (30.14%) Redux
9 108 (24.66%) HTML5
10 105 (23.97%) Sass
11 96 (21.92%) REST
12 89 (20.32%) Enzyme
13 87 (19.86%) Express
14 84 (19.18%) RESTful
15 82 (18.72%) CSS3
16 52 (11.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 48 (10.96%) .NET
18 43 (9.82%) Web Services
19 42 (9.59%) GraphQL
20 41 (9.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.58%) User Experience
2 23 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.34%) Video on Demand
5 18 (4.11%) Fintech
6 17 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (3.20%) Video\Live Streaming
9 12 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.51%) Over-the-Top Content
11 9 (2.05%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.83%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.60%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.60%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.91%) Tandem
16 2 (0.46%) Hedge funds
16 2 (0.46%) IPTV
16 2 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.53%) Linux
2 19 (4.34%) Unix
3 6 (1.37%) Android
3 6 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.91%) Mac OS X
4 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (43.38%) TDD
3 134 (30.59%) Unit Testing
4 123 (28.08%) BDD
5 93 (21.23%) Test Automation
6 90 (20.55%) Front End Development
7 80 (18.26%) Scrum
8 72 (16.44%) Microservices
9 59 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (13.24%) Software Engineering
11 51 (11.64%) DevOps
12 48 (10.96%) Web Development
13 37 (8.45%) Pair Programming
14 34 (7.76%) MVC
14 34 (7.76%) Open Source
15 33 (7.53%) API Design
16 32 (7.31%) SOA
17 30 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
18 28 (6.39%) Computer Science
19 25 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 377 (86.07%) JavaScript
2 160 (36.53%) ES6
3 114 (26.03%) Java
4 69 (15.75%) TypeScript
5 59 (13.47%) Python
6 42 (9.59%) SQL
7 28 (6.39%) Go
8 26 (5.94%) Java 8
9 25 (5.71%) C#
10 17 (3.88%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.51%) Ruby
12 11 (2.51%) Scala
13 10 (2.28%) ES7
14 9 (2.05%) JSX
15 8 (1.83%) Groovy
16 4 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (7.76%) Degree
2 15 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.23%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.33%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) WAI
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (23.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.88%) Terraform
3 15 (3.42%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (2.74%) Ansible
5 7 (1.60%) Grafana
6 5 (1.14%) Puppet
7 4 (0.91%) Kibana
8 3 (0.68%) Graphite
9 1 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (7.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 18 (4.11%) Apiary
3 14 (3.20%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.51%) MuleSoft
5 7 (1.60%) Google
6 6 (1.37%) Oracle
7 5 (1.14%) IBM
8 3 (0.68%) Adobe
8 3 (0.68%) New Relic
8 3 (0.68%) Splunk
9 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.46%) SmartCo
10 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.23%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.23%) Twitter