The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for jQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited jQuery 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.

jQuery
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 8 41
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 33 112 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.63% 17.13% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.94% 42.75% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 81 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £38.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -49.34% +40.74%  

jQuery is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 207 262 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 29.03% 40.06% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 179 100
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing jQuery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing jQuery in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the Wales region 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
South Wales -18 28 £273 -27.33% 7
West Wales -16 2 - -
jQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 48 (87.27%) HTML
1 48 (87.27%) JavaScript
1 48 (87.27%) CSS
2 38 (69.09%) HTML5
3 34 (61.82%) CSS3
4 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (58.18%) Web Development
6 30 (54.55%) Ajax
7 23 (41.82%) AngularJS
8 21 (38.18%) Front End Development
9 16 (29.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (29.09%) SQL
10 15 (27.27%) .NET
10 15 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (27.27%) User Experience
11 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
12 13 (23.64%) MVC
12 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
12 13 (23.64%) Wireframes
12 13 (23.64%) Node.js
12 13 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (21.82%) OOP
14 11 (20.00%) PHP
14 11 (20.00%) Sass
14 11 (20.00%) React
15 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
15 10 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 10 (18.18%) Backbone.js
15 10 (18.18%) Durandal
15 10 (18.18%) Docker

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (12.73%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) MSTest
2 6 (10.91%) NUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Grunt
3 5 (9.09%) gulp
3 5 (9.09%) MSBuild
3 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Protractor
5 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.82%) MbUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (96.36%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (25.45%) Web Developer
4 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (16.36%) HTML Developer
5 9 (16.36%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.91%) PHP Zend Developer
7 5 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.45%) UI/UX Developer
9 3 (5.45%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (87.27%) CSS
1 48 (87.27%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) HTML5
3 34 (61.82%) CSS3
4 30 (54.55%) Ajax
5 23 (41.82%) AngularJS
6 16 (29.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (27.27%) .NET
7 15 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
8 13 (23.64%) Node.js
9 11 (20.00%) React
9 11 (20.00%) Sass
10 10 (18.18%) Backbone.js
10 10 (18.18%) Durandal
11 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.73%) LAMP
13 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
13 6 (10.91%) XML
13 6 (10.91%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) User Experience
2 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.73%) CMDB
4 5 (9.09%) W3C
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Web Development
3 21 (38.18%) Front End Development
4 13 (23.64%) MVC
4 13 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (23.64%) Wireframes
5 12 (21.82%) OOP
6 10 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Web Design
7 9 (16.36%) TDD
8 8 (14.55%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (14.55%) Scrum
9 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
9 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
9 7 (12.73%) Release Management
9 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (12.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) PHP
4 10 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Java
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) WAI
1 2 (3.64%) WCAG
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Zend
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore