The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 June 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.61% 3.70% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 16.67% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £325 £465 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.10% +26.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £465 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £343 £325
% change year-on-year +5.10% +5.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -32.55% +49.87%  

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 Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 39 30 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 23.49% 22.22% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 23
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
3 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Interactive Media
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) NHS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) MVVM
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Law
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Interactive Media
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Email Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) SQL