Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 54 54
Rank change year-on-year -42 0 -11
Contract jobs citing jQuery 114 169 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.30% 3.53% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 12.87% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 122 103
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £320 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.25% +9.52%
10th Percentile £290 £216 £212
90th Percentile £516 £475 £435
England median daily rate £425 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.17% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.75 £23.54 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +149.63% +2.33% -31.45%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% -17.65% +9.68%

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 1,449 1,313 1,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.22% 27.42% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 852 877
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.34 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.34% +21.34% +13.64%
10th Percentile £32.73 £14.01 £15.70
90th Percentile £61.94 £43.75 £34.45
England median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% - +3.90%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 -19 32 £375 +24.69% 39
Staffordshire +6 23 £375 +11.11% 21
Shropshire -29 22 £360 -4.00% 4
Coventry -12 20 £300 -35.14% 9
Solihull +3 6 £400 +60.00% 8
West Bromwich - 2 £200 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 £425 +25.00% 3
Warwickshire -11 1 £350 +20.69% 11
Herefordshire - 1 £575 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £225 -
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 94 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 77 (67.54%) HTML
2 77 (67.54%) CSS
3 73 (64.04%) C#
4 58 (50.88%) MVC
5 54 (47.37%) .NET
6 49 (42.98%) SQL
7 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (35.96%) HTML5
8 41 (35.96%) AngularJS
9 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
10 34 (29.82%) Web Services
11 30 (26.32%) TDD
12 28 (24.56%) Git (software)
13 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (23.68%) JSON
14 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
14 26 (22.81%) CSS3
15 25 (21.93%) REST
15 25 (21.93%) SQL Server
16 24 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (20.18%) Node.js
18 21 (18.42%) J2EE
18 21 (18.42%) Oracle
18 21 (18.42%) Java
18 21 (18.42%) SOAP
19 20 (17.54%) Eclipse
19 20 (17.54%) Scrum
19 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API

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 10 (8.77%) nginx
1 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.02%) Apache
3 7 (6.14%) CMS
4 6 (5.26%) JBoss
4 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.26%) WordPress
5 5 (4.39%) Drupal
5 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.75%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.88%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Magento
2 3 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.28%) GitHub
3 12 (10.53%) Google Analytics
4 11 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (7.89%) SaaS
6 5 (4.39%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.63%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.63%) Serverless
8 1 (0.88%) Apigee
8 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.88%) IaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Office 365
8 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) SSL
2 10 (8.77%) HTTP
2 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) Extranet
3 2 (1.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.79%) MySQL
3 13 (11.40%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.89%) SQLite
6 5 (4.39%) Power BI
7 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) Redis
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.54%) Eclipse
3 18 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
5 16 (14.04%) JIRA
6 15 (13.16%) Selenium
7 13 (11.40%) gulp
8 12 (10.53%) Cucumber
8 12 (10.53%) Grunt
8 12 (10.53%) IntelliJ
8 12 (10.53%) Sublime Text
9 11 (9.65%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (9.65%) Xcode
10 10 (8.77%) Ant
10 10 (8.77%) Gatling
11 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (5.26%) JUnit
12 6 (5.26%) Subversion
13 5 (4.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (90.35%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.30%) C# Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Applications Developer
5 12 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Angular Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.02%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Agile Developer
9 7 (6.14%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
10 6 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
10 6 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (67.54%) CSS
1 77 (67.54%) HTML
2 54 (47.37%) .NET
3 41 (35.96%) AngularJS
3 41 (35.96%) HTML5
4 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
5 34 (29.82%) Web Services
6 27 (23.68%) JSON
7 26 (22.81%) CSS3
8 25 (21.93%) REST
9 24 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (20.18%) Node.js
11 21 (18.42%) J2EE
11 21 (18.42%) SOAP
12 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (14.91%) .NET Framework
14 17 (14.91%) Ajax
15 14 (12.28%) NHibernate
15 14 (12.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) User Experience
2 16 (14.04%) Mobile App
3 12 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (8.77%) iPhone
4 10 (8.77%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) iPad
6 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.75%) New Media
6 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 11 (9.65%) Android
4 11 (9.65%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.14%) Unix
6 2 (1.75%) Debian
6 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.88%) MVC
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.32%) TDD
4 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
5 24 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (17.54%) Scrum
7 19 (16.67%) Web Development
8 17 (14.91%) Microservices
9 16 (14.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (13.16%) Web Design
11 14 (12.28%) Analytics
12 13 (11.40%) DevOps
13 12 (10.53%) OO
13 12 (10.53%) SDLC
14 11 (9.65%) Front End Development
14 11 (9.65%) Mobile Development
14 11 (9.65%) Open Source
14 11 (9.65%) Use Case
15 10 (8.77%) Lean Software Development
15 10 (8.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 94 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 73 (64.04%) C#
3 49 (42.98%) SQL
4 21 (18.42%) Java
5 16 (14.04%) PHP
6 15 (13.16%) T-SQL
7 13 (11.40%) Python
8 12 (10.53%) Ruby
9 11 (9.65%) Apple Swift
9 11 (9.65%) Objective-C
10 10 (8.77%) Groovy
10 10 (8.77%) Haskell
10 10 (8.77%) Perl
11 9 (7.89%) TypeScript
12 8 (7.02%) Scala
13 5 (4.39%) Java 8
14 4 (3.51%) XPath
15 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) MCSD
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Grafana
1 11 (9.65%) HockeyApp
1 11 (9.65%) Kibana
2 10 (8.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) cPanel
3 2 (1.75%) Plesk
4 1 (0.88%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Oracle
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) Google
4 11 (9.65%) Twitter
4 11 (9.65%) Xamarin
5 10 (8.77%) Apple
6 9 (7.89%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.39%) Adobe
8 3 (2.63%) ATG
8 3 (2.63%) Demandware
8 3 (2.63%) hybris
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.75%) webMethods
10 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow