Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 557 513 607
Rank change year-on-year -44 +94 -86
Contract jobs citing Mocha 135 102 261
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 1.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 203
10th Percentile £400 £369 £380
25th Percentile £419 £437 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £538 £600 £575
90th Percentile £575 £631 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450

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 10,706 7,973 18,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.46% 18.20% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,160 5,569 12,162
10th Percentile £350 £334 £333
25th Percentile £413 £411 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 110 262
10th Percentile £25.50 £19.23 £21.35
25th Percentile £40.00 £36.75 £36.69
Median hourly rate £47.88 £47.50 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year +0.79% +5.76% +5.68%
75th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £63.08 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.96 £44.50
% change year-on-year +3.36% +3.27% +4.71%

Mocha
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mocha as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mocha.

Daily rate trend for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mocha over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mocha.

Hourly rate trend for Mocha in the UK

Mocha
Top 10 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 12 June 2021. 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 -35 109 £500 -3.85% 40
London -48 84 £500 -13.04% 31
Work from Home - 31 £513 - 9
UK excluding London -9 30 £450 - 11
Scotland -23 9 £500 -14.89% 2
Midlands -25 9 £400 -8.57%
South East +8 7 £500 +12.34% 4
South West +25 4 £563 +25.00%
West Midlands -23 4 £400 -8.57%
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 108 (80.00%) Node.js
2 100 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 72 (53.33%) React
4 64 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (46.67%) Jest
6 61 (45.19%) CSS
7 55 (40.74%) Chai
8 52 (38.52%) TDD
9 48 (35.56%) HTML
10 46 (34.07%) Jasmine
11 41 (30.37%) AngularJS
11 41 (30.37%) AWS
11 41 (30.37%) Redux
12 39 (28.89%) Express
13 36 (26.67%) Docker
14 34 (25.19%) ES6
15 33 (24.44%) TypeScript
16 32 (23.70%) Test Automation
17 31 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
18 28 (20.74%) Unit Testing
18 28 (20.74%) Java
18 28 (20.74%) Git (software)
19 26 (19.26%) Microservices
19 26 (19.26%) Social Skills
20 25 (18.52%) webpack
20 25 (18.52%) Serverless
21 24 (17.78%) AWS Lambda
22 23 (17.04%) HTML5
22 23 (17.04%) Sass

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 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.48%) Drupal
3 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.74%) nginx
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.37%) AWS
2 25 (18.52%) Serverless
3 24 (17.78%) AWS Lambda
4 17 (12.59%) Azure
5 15 (11.11%) npm
6 6 (4.44%) GCP
7 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.96%) Yarn
9 3 (2.22%) AWS CodeBuild
9 3 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (2.22%) GitHub
10 2 (1.48%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (1.48%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.74%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.74%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.74%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) AMQP
1 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.63%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.70%) Redis
5 4 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.22%) MySQL
7 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (34.07%) Jasmine
2 28 (20.74%) Git (software)
3 25 (18.52%) webpack
4 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 17 (12.59%) Babel
6 16 (11.85%) Selenium
7 14 (10.37%) CircleCI
7 14 (10.37%) Cypress.io
8 12 (8.89%) gulp
9 11 (8.15%) Grunt
10 10 (7.41%) Protractor
10 10 (7.41%) Sinon.JS
11 9 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (5.93%) Cucumber
13 7 (5.19%) Mockito
13 7 (5.19%) TeamCity
14 6 (4.44%) JMeter
14 6 (4.44%) JUnit
14 6 (4.44%) Travis CI
14 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (19.26%) Social Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Finance
3 10 (7.41%) Games
4 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.19%) Banking
5 7 (5.19%) Publishing
6 5 (3.70%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.96%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (62.96%) Developer
2 18 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Full Stack Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Software Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) React Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.19%) JavaScript Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Developer in Test
10 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Tester
10 5 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Angular Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Backend Developer
12 3 (2.22%) AWS Developer
12 3 (2.22%) Test Engineer
13 2 (1.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (80.00%) Node.js
2 72 (53.33%) React
3 63 (46.67%) Jest
4 61 (45.19%) CSS
5 55 (40.74%) Chai
6 48 (35.56%) HTML
7 41 (30.37%) AngularJS
7 41 (30.37%) Redux
8 39 (28.89%) Express
9 23 (17.04%) HTML5
9 23 (17.04%) Sass
10 17 (12.59%) REST
11 16 (11.85%) GraphQL
11 16 (11.85%) jQuery
12 15 (11.11%) CSS3
12 15 (11.11%) Enzyme
13 14 (10.37%) .NET
13 14 (10.37%) Web Services
14 13 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (8.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) User Experience
2 12 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.67%) Online Games
4 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.70%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (2.96%) Android
3 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.74%) Tizen
5 1 (0.74%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.52%) TDD
3 32 (23.70%) Test Automation
4 31 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
5 28 (20.74%) Unit Testing
6 26 (19.26%) Microservices
7 21 (15.56%) Scrum
8 18 (13.33%) DevOps
9 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
9 16 (11.85%) Front End Development
10 13 (9.63%) OO
11 12 (8.89%) SDLC
12 11 (8.15%) BDD
13 10 (7.41%) Web Development
14 9 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (6.67%) Kanban
14 9 (6.67%) Open Source
15 8 (5.93%) API Development
15 8 (5.93%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 100 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 34 (25.19%) ES6
3 33 (24.44%) TypeScript
4 28 (20.74%) Java
5 17 (12.59%) C#
6 10 (7.41%) SQL
7 7 (5.19%) Java 8
8 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.22%) ES7
10 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.74%) Go
10 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) Accessibility
2 10 (7.41%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) WAI
3 2 (1.48%) WCAG
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.70%) Grafana
2 5 (3.70%) Kibana
3 2 (1.48%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (4.44%) WorldPay
2 5 (3.70%) Google
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe
3 1 (0.74%) Monetate
3 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.74%) Sony
3 1 (0.74%) Xamarin