Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -25
Contract jobs citing jQuery 170 154 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.38% 3.46% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 14.08% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 128
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.37% +8.87% +3.33%
10th Percentile £272 £235 £210
90th Percentile £538 £430 £428
England median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £32.22 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.13% +37.11% -1.05%
10th Percentile £31.58 £24.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.73 £39.73 £38.87
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +47.83% -32.35% +48.63%

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 1,524 1,094 1,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.26% 24.57% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 712 1,003
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £250
90th Percentile £574 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.29 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +19.57% -19.83%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.83 £39.58 £39.50
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.35%

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 23 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 September 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 +24 77 £373 +14.62% 40
Shropshire -14 31 £400 -7.33% 7
Staffordshire +7 24 £350 +0.72% 13
Coventry -28 13 £500 +37.93% 9
Solihull -4 6 £413 - 9
Warwickshire -21 5 £550 +89.66% 4
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Worcestershire -10 1 £338 +12.50% 13
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £225 - 1
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 142 (83.53%) JavaScript
2 127 (74.71%) CSS
3 123 (72.35%) HTML
4 85 (50.00%) C#
5 81 (47.65%) .NET
5 81 (47.65%) AngularJS
6 80 (47.06%) MVC
6 80 (47.06%) HTML5
7 71 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (31.76%) ASP.NET
8 54 (31.76%) Git (software)
9 51 (30.00%) Java
9 51 (30.00%) Ajax
9 51 (30.00%) User Experience
10 50 (29.41%) CSS3
11 47 (27.65%) TDD
12 44 (25.88%) KnockoutJS
13 43 (25.29%) Web Services
14 40 (23.53%) Test Automation
15 38 (22.35%) React
15 38 (22.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (21.76%) SQL
16 37 (21.76%) SQL Server
17 36 (21.18%) Sass
18 34 (20.00%) Scrum
18 34 (20.00%) Node.js
19 32 (18.82%) RESTful
19 32 (18.82%) LESS
19 32 (18.82%) Docker

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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 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.59%) nginx
3 8 (4.71%) Apache
3 8 (4.71%) CMS
4 7 (4.12%) JBoss
5 6 (3.53%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.35%) Drupal
6 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.76%) Confluence
8 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.18%) IIS
8 2 (1.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.59%) Mule
9 1 (0.59%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) GIMP
1 18 (10.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Magento
2 3 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.53%) GitHub
2 23 (13.53%) Google Analytics
3 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.71%) SaaS
5 6 (3.53%) PaaS
6 5 (2.94%) IaaS
7 3 (1.76%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.76%) Serverless
8 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.18%) npm
8 2 (1.18%) Office 365
9 1 (0.59%) Force.com
9 1 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.59%) HTTP
2 18 (10.59%) SSL
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 20 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 18 (10.59%) MySQL
5 8 (4.71%) SQLite
6 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.76%) Redis
7 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.59%) MS Access
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (31.76%) Git (software)
2 32 (18.82%) gulp
3 31 (18.24%) Grunt
4 28 (16.47%) Selenium
5 25 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 25 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 24 (14.12%) Eclipse
7 22 (12.94%) Ant
7 22 (12.94%) IntelliJ
7 22 (12.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 22 (12.94%) Sublime Text
8 20 (11.76%) Bitbucket
9 18 (10.59%) Gatling
10 15 (8.82%) JIRA
11 14 (8.24%) JUnit
12 12 (7.06%) Visual Studio
13 9 (5.29%) Xcode
14 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (4.12%) RSpec
15 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (5.29%) Finance
2 3 (1.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Automotive
3 2 (1.18%) Marketing
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Advertising
4 1 (0.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 150 (88.24%) Developer
2 37 (21.76%) .NET Developer
3 30 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 27 (15.88%) Java Developer
5 24 (14.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (10.59%) HTML Developer
8 17 (10.00%) Angular Developer
8 17 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (8.82%) C# Developer
10 13 (7.65%) Applications Developer
10 13 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.88%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 9 (5.29%) Mobile Developer
12 9 (5.29%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (74.71%) CSS
2 123 (72.35%) HTML
3 81 (47.65%) .NET
3 81 (47.65%) AngularJS
4 80 (47.06%) HTML5
5 54 (31.76%) ASP.NET
6 51 (30.00%) Ajax
7 50 (29.41%) CSS3
8 44 (25.88%) KnockoutJS
9 43 (25.29%) Web Services
10 38 (22.35%) React
10 38 (22.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 36 (21.18%) Sass
12 34 (20.00%) Node.js
13 32 (18.82%) LESS
13 32 (18.82%) RESTful
14 26 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (15.29%) JSON
14 26 (15.29%) REST
15 24 (14.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.00%) User Experience
2 13 (7.65%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.65%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.71%) iPhone
5 4 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.88%) Windows
2 23 (13.53%) Linux
3 22 (12.94%) Ubuntu
4 12 (7.06%) Android
4 12 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.53%) Unix
6 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.06%) MVC
2 71 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.65%) TDD
4 40 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 37 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (20.00%) Scrum
7 32 (18.82%) Front End Development
8 27 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (14.71%) Microservices
10 24 (14.12%) Analytics
10 24 (14.12%) DevOps
11 22 (12.94%) Web Development
12 21 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (12.35%) Software Engineering
13 20 (11.76%) Open Source
13 20 (11.76%) Wireframes
14 18 (10.59%) Configuration Management
14 18 (10.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 17 (10.00%) OO
16 16 (9.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 142 (83.53%) JavaScript
2 85 (50.00%) C#
3 51 (30.00%) Java
4 37 (21.76%) SQL
5 23 (13.53%) Ruby
6 21 (12.35%) Python
7 18 (10.59%) Groovy
7 18 (10.59%) Haskell
7 18 (10.59%) Perl
8 14 (8.24%) PHP
9 12 (7.06%) TypeScript
10 10 (5.88%) Scala
11 9 (5.29%) Apple Swift
11 9 (5.29%) Objective-C
12 8 (4.71%) Java 8
13 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.35%) PureScript
16 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) WAI
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (18.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (12.35%) Grafana
1 21 (12.35%) Kibana
2 18 (10.59%) Puppet
3 9 (5.29%) HockeyApp
4 4 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.76%) Graphite
5 3 (1.76%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.12%) Google
3 10 (5.88%) Twitter
3 10 (5.88%) Xamarin
4 9 (5.29%) Oracle
5 8 (4.71%) Apple
6 7 (4.12%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.94%) Adobe
8 4 (2.35%) webMethods
9 3 (1.76%) SAP
9 3 (1.76%) Zend
10 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.59%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.59%) NEC
11 1 (0.59%) Sitecore