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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 524 575
Rank change year-on-year +74 +51  
Contract jobs citing Mocha 152 116 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.21% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.93% 1.48% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 99 40
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £338 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £354
% change year-on-year -5.88% +20.14%  
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 7886 7861 7025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.52% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5332 5263 4495
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 187 131
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.20 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +81 149 £450 - 53
London +42 91 £500 +3.35% 33
North West - 14 £400 - 4
Manchester - 12 £400 - 3
South East +22 11 £407 +25.07% 9
City of London +15 11 £488 -2.50% 6
East Midlands - 11 £415 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £450 - 2
South West +6 7 £365 -8.75%
Birmingham - 7 £450 - 2
Nottingham - 7 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £425 -
Bristol +12 6 £333 -30.00%
East of England +7 5 £381 -4.68% 4
Oxfordshire -9 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Surrey - 3 £388 -
East Sussex - 3 £450 - 1
Redhill - 3 £388 -
Berkshire +26 2 £431 +32.69% 2
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 £375 - 2
Ipswich - 2 £400 -
Brighton - 2 £450 - 1
Leicester - 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 £388 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £363 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 1 £413 +26.92%
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Leeds -3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 220 (88.71%) JavaScript
2 187 (75.40%) CSS
3 161 (64.92%) HTML
4 151 (60.89%) Node.js
4 151 (60.89%) Jasmine
5 149 (60.08%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (52.02%) CSS3
7 123 (49.60%) TDD
8 116 (46.77%) HTML5
9 105 (42.34%) React
10 101 (40.73%) gulp
11 100 (40.32%) AngularJS
12 97 (39.11%) Git (software)
13 96 (38.71%) ES6
13 96 (38.71%) Front End Development
14 92 (37.10%) Chai
15 86 (34.68%) Grunt
16 75 (30.24%) BDD
17 71 (28.63%) Sass
18 66 (26.61%) Selenium
19 63 (25.40%) webpack
19 63 (25.40%) Redux
20 54 (21.77%) Scrum
21 53 (21.37%) Cucumber
22 52 (20.97%) Java
23 50 (20.16%) Express
24 49 (19.76%) Karma Test Runner
24 49 (19.76%) User Experience
25 42 (16.94%) OO
26 39 (15.73%) REST

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 (2.02%) CMS
2 4 (1.61%) Confluence
2 4 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.21%) nginx
3 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.21%) WordPress
4 2 (0.81%) Apache
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.81%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.69%) GitHub
2 27 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.81%) Heroku
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
5 2 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.40%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.40%) Google Play
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (0.81%) SMTP
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 10 (4.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.42%) MySQL
4 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.21%) Big Data
6 3 (1.21%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.21%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.21%) RethinkDB
7 2 (0.81%) DB2
7 2 (0.81%) QlikView
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.40%) Event Store
8 1 (0.40%) PouchDB
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 151 (60.89%) Jasmine
2 101 (40.73%) gulp
3 97 (39.11%) Git (software)
4 86 (34.68%) Grunt
5 66 (26.61%) Selenium
6 63 (25.40%) webpack
7 53 (21.37%) Cucumber
8 49 (19.76%) Karma Test Runner
9 29 (11.69%) JIRA
10 27 (10.89%) WebDriver
11 24 (9.68%) Babel
12 23 (9.27%) Sinon.JS
13 21 (8.47%) TeamCity
14 18 (7.26%) Maven
14 18 (7.26%) Protractor
15 15 (6.05%) Jenkins
15 15 (6.05%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (4.03%) QUnit
17 9 (3.63%) Bower
17 9 (3.63%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (11.29%) Banking
1 28 (11.29%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Games
3 14 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.23%) Retail
5 7 (2.82%) Publishing
6 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.61%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.21%) Front Office
7 3 (1.21%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 211 (85.08%) Developer
2 103 (41.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 76 (30.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 41 (16.53%) UI Developer
5 39 (15.73%) Senior Developer
6 32 (12.90%) Node.js Developer
7 29 (11.69%) HTML Developer
8 26 (10.48%) Angular Developer
9 23 (9.27%) HTML CSS Developer
10 20 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (6.85%) Tester
12 14 (5.65%) Agile Developer
13 12 (4.84%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 11 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 10 (4.03%) Applications Developer
15 10 (4.03%) Automation Tester
16 8 (3.23%) Java Developer
16 8 (3.23%) Senior UI Developer
16 8 (3.23%) UX Developer
17 7 (2.82%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (75.40%) CSS
2 161 (64.92%) HTML
3 151 (60.89%) Node.js
4 129 (52.02%) CSS3
5 116 (46.77%) HTML5
6 105 (42.34%) React
7 100 (40.32%) AngularJS
8 92 (37.10%) Chai
9 71 (28.63%) Sass
10 63 (25.40%) Redux
11 50 (20.16%) Express
12 39 (15.73%) REST
13 25 (10.08%) RESTful
14 24 (9.68%) D3.js
15 23 (9.27%) LESS
16 19 (7.66%) Handlebars
17 18 (7.26%) jQuery
18 17 (6.85%) Backbone.js
18 17 (6.85%) WebSockets
19 16 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.76%) User Experience
2 19 (7.66%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.82%) Equities
5 6 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.61%) Fintech
6 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.21%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.21%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.21%) Online Games
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Social Media
8 2 (0.81%) W3C
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.05%) Linux
2 11 (4.44%) Android
3 10 (4.03%) Unix
4 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.61%) Windows
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (60.08%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (49.60%) TDD
3 96 (38.71%) Front End Development
4 75 (30.24%) BDD
5 54 (21.77%) Scrum
6 42 (16.94%) OO
7 36 (14.52%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 30 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (11.69%) Mobile First
10 29 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 25 (10.08%) Kanban
11 25 (10.08%) Web Development
12 22 (8.87%) DevOps
13 21 (8.47%) Automation Testing
14 16 (6.45%) Progressive Enhancement
15 13 (5.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 13 (5.24%) Functional Programming
16 11 (4.44%) User Stories
16 11 (4.44%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 220 (88.71%) JavaScript
2 96 (38.71%) ES6
3 52 (20.97%) Java
4 29 (11.69%) Python
5 24 (9.68%) PHP
6 14 (5.65%) C#
7 9 (3.63%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.23%) SQL
9 6 (2.42%) ECMAScript
9 6 (2.42%) Scala
10 5 (2.02%) Perl
11 3 (1.21%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.21%) Ruby
12 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.81%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.40%) Go
13 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.90%) QA
2 8 (3.23%) WAI
3 3 (1.21%) SDET
4 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (11.29%) Docker
2 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (1.21%) Apigee
2 2 (0.81%) Adobe
2 2 (0.81%) Apiary
2 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
2 2 (0.81%) Google
2 2 (0.81%) IBM
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.40%) Apple
3 1 (0.40%) Facebook
3 1 (0.40%) Mapbox
3 1 (0.40%) Splunk
3 1 (0.40%) Telerik
3 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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