Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for jQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited jQuery over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 49 59
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing jQuery 155 154 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.98% 3.49% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.96% 14.14% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 149
West Midlands median daily rate £345 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £212
90th Percentile £507 £443 £425
England median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +85.71% -26.32%
10th Percentile £29.25 £24.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.75 £40.63 £38.93
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +51.79% -30.00% +66.74%

jQuery is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,557 1,089 1,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.94% 24.65% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 746 948
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.86%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +12.24% -14.60%
10th Percentile £11.63 £21.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

jQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing jQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for jQuery in the West Midlands

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jQuery in the West Midlands

jQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in the West Midlands

jQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for jQuery in the West Midlands

jQuery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jQuery within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Birmingham +15 90 £338 -6.57% 36
Staffordshire -4 15 £335 +34.00% 16
Coventry -29 13 £500 +48.15% 9
Wolverhampton -5 5 £380 +8.57% 6
Warwickshire -19 5 £550 +91.30% 13
Herefordshire - 5 - -
Shropshire -29 4 £600 +104.26% 4
Solihull -11 3 £425 +3.03% 4
Walsall - 3 - -
Worcestershire -4 2 £281 +12.50% 10
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing jQuery 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 137 (88.39%) HTML
2 136 (87.74%) CSS
3 128 (82.58%) JavaScript
4 93 (60.00%) HTML5
5 73 (47.10%) AngularJS
6 70 (45.16%) .NET
7 62 (40.00%) CSS3
8 61 (39.35%) C#
9 55 (35.48%) MVC
10 54 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (34.84%) User Experience
11 51 (32.90%) Ajax
12 45 (29.03%) TDD
12 45 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (27.74%) KnockoutJS
14 42 (27.10%) Front End Development
15 41 (26.45%) Java
16 39 (25.16%) ASP.NET
16 39 (25.16%) Sass
17 37 (23.87%) SQL Server
18 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
19 35 (22.58%) React
20 34 (21.94%) Web Services
21 30 (19.35%) LESS
22 27 (17.42%) Angular 2
23 26 (16.77%) SQL
24 25 (16.13%) Backbone.js
24 25 (16.13%) RESTful
24 25 (16.13%) Wireframes
24 25 (16.13%) Durandal

jQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (7.74%) CMS
2 10 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.87%) nginx
4 5 (3.23%) IIS
4 5 (3.23%) JBoss
5 4 (2.58%) Drupal
6 3 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.94%) Apache
6 3 (1.94%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.29%) Confluence
7 2 (1.29%) Mule
7 2 (1.29%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.29%) WildFly
8 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (13.55%) GIMP
1 21 (13.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.23%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.58%) GitHub
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.94%) IaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.29%) npm
5 2 (1.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.65%) Force.com
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) HTTP
2 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.58%) SSL
4 2 (1.29%) Internet
4 2 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) MySQL
3 12 (7.74%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.29%) Redis
8 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.03%) Grunt
3 13 (8.39%) gulp
4 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.52%) Ant
5 7 (4.52%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (3.87%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.87%) JIRA
7 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.23%) Selenium
7 5 (3.23%) Subversion
8 4 (2.58%) Bower
8 4 (2.58%) Gatling
8 4 (2.58%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.58%) JUnit
8 4 (2.58%) Maven
8 4 (2.58%) Sublime Text
8 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (3.87%) Back Office
2 5 (3.23%) Games
3 4 (2.58%) Finance
3 4 (2.58%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Persian Language
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (92.26%) Developer
2 33 (21.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 33 (21.29%) UI Developer
3 30 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 28 (18.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (14.19%) HTML Developer
6 20 (12.90%) HTML CSS Developer
6 20 (12.90%) Java Developer
7 18 (11.61%) Angular Developer
8 16 (10.32%) C# Developer
9 14 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Lead Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Software Developer
12 10 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.23%) PHP Developer
14 5 (3.23%) Senior Developer
15 4 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
15 4 (2.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (88.39%) HTML
2 136 (87.74%) CSS
3 93 (60.00%) HTML5
4 73 (47.10%) AngularJS
5 70 (45.16%) .NET
6 62 (40.00%) CSS3
7 51 (32.90%) Ajax
8 45 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 43 (27.74%) KnockoutJS
10 39 (25.16%) ASP.NET
10 39 (25.16%) Sass
11 35 (22.58%) React
12 34 (21.94%) Web Services
13 30 (19.35%) LESS
14 27 (17.42%) Angular 2
15 25 (16.13%) Backbone.js
15 25 (16.13%) Durandal
15 25 (16.13%) RESTful
16 19 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (11.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (34.84%) User Experience
2 8 (5.16%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.94%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.29%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Linux
1 9 (5.81%) Windows
2 4 (2.58%) Android
2 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.58%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.65%) Unix
3 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.48%) MVC
2 54 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.03%) TDD
4 42 (27.10%) Front End Development
5 25 (16.13%) Wireframes
6 23 (14.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 21 (13.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (13.55%) Web Development
8 16 (10.32%) Scrum
9 15 (9.68%) OOP
10 12 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.10%) BDD
11 11 (7.10%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.45%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.81%) DevOps
13 9 (5.81%) OO
14 8 (5.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (82.58%) JavaScript
2 61 (39.35%) C#
3 41 (26.45%) Java
4 26 (16.77%) SQL
5 14 (9.03%) PHP
5 14 (9.03%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.87%) Python
6 6 (3.87%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.58%) Groovy
8 4 (2.58%) Haskell
8 4 (2.58%) Perl
8 4 (2.58%) Ruby
9 3 (1.94%) ES6
9 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.94%) PureScript
9 3 (1.94%) Scala
10 2 (1.29%) Java 8
10 2 (1.29%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) WAI
2 3 (1.94%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Grafana
1 4 (2.58%) Kibana
1 4 (2.58%) Puppet
1 4 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.29%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.87%) Google
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle
4 3 (1.94%) Capita
4 3 (1.94%) Zend
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe
5 2 (1.29%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.29%) Unisys
5 2 (1.29%) WSO2
6 1 (0.65%) NEC
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) webMethods
6 1 (0.65%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.65%) Xamarin