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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
jQuery
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 22 11 20
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.83% 11.46% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.03% 22.00% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £225 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £38.00 £30.60
% change year-on-year -59.21% +24.20%  

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 33 50 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 27.27% 52.08% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 26
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

jQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RIA
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

jQuery
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Email Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JSP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) ES6
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle