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 3 months to 26 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Contract jobs citing jQuery 79 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.86% 3.32% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.77% 12.99% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 59
Median daily rate £338 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.80% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.60 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £32.75 £33.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -30.23% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 501 762 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.51% 25.52% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 491 345
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jQuery in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jQuery in the West Midlands

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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

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 20 £360 +44.00% 13
Coventry +21 12 £338 -13.12% 7
Warwickshire +4 12 £200 -49.81% 13
Staffordshire +7 6 £341 -7.77% 11
Shropshire +15 3 £488 - 1
Solihull +12 3 £413 +54.20% 2
Wolverhampton 0 3 £350 +37.25%
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for jQuery.

1 125 (87.41%) JavaScript
2 105 (73.43%) HTML
3 103 (72.03%) CSS
4 64 (44.76%) .NET
4 64 (44.76%) AngularJS
5 61 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (41.26%) MVC
7 57 (39.86%) C#
8 49 (34.27%) HTML5
9 44 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 44 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 43 (30.07%) SQL
11 32 (22.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (20.28%) TDD
12 29 (20.28%) Java
12 29 (20.28%) CSS3
12 29 (20.28%) Web Development
13 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
14 24 (16.78%) Front End Development
15 22 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (14.69%) PHP
17 19 (13.29%) Sass
18 18 (12.59%) REST
18 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
18 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
19 17 (11.89%) T-SQL
19 17 (11.89%) OO
19 17 (11.89%) BDD
20 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
21 15 (10.49%) Hibernate

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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 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.69%) nginx
3 10 (6.99%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.90%) CMS
5 6 (4.20%) DNN
6 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.80%) Drupal
7 4 (2.80%) JBoss
7 4 (2.80%) WordPress
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.40%) Apache
9 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.70%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) GitHub
1 9 (6.29%) Google Analytics
2 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.10%) Heroku
3 3 (2.10%) Office 365
3 3 (2.10%) Slack
4 2 (1.40%) AdWords
4 2 (1.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) HTTP
1 7 (4.90%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) SSL
2 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.50%) Intranet
4 2 (1.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.29%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.59%) MySQL
5 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.80%) Hazelcast
7 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.10%) DB2
8 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.40%) GIS
9 2 (1.40%) Redis
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.39%) Subversion
4 11 (7.69%) Ant
5 9 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.29%) PHPUnit
5 9 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.59%) gulp
6 8 (5.59%) Selenium
7 7 (4.90%) Grunt
7 7 (4.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (4.20%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.20%) Gatling
8 6 (4.20%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.20%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.20%) Sublime Text
9 5 (3.50%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.80%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.80%) JUnit
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Marketing
3 5 (3.50%) Automotive
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (95.10%) Developer
2 40 (27.97%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (12.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (11.89%) PHP Developer
5 16 (11.19%) C# Developer
5 16 (11.19%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (10.49%) Web Developer
7 12 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (7.69%) HTML Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Salesforce Developer
10 8 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.59%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (4.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 7 (4.90%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (73.43%) HTML
2 103 (72.03%) CSS
3 64 (44.76%) .NET
3 64 (44.76%) AngularJS
4 49 (34.27%) HTML5
5 44 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 32 (22.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 29 (20.28%) CSS3
8 22 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (13.29%) Sass
10 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.59%) REST
11 15 (10.49%) Ajax
11 15 (10.49%) Hibernate
11 15 (10.49%) SOAP
11 15 (10.49%) Web Services
12 14 (9.79%) Entity Framework
13 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (8.39%) Node.js
14 12 (8.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) User Experience
2 7 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.10%) NHS
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Fintech
5 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.49%) Linux
2 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
2 6 (4.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.26%) MVC
3 29 (20.28%) TDD
3 29 (20.28%) Web Development
4 24 (16.78%) Front End Development
5 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
6 17 (11.89%) BDD
6 17 (11.89%) OO
7 13 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.69%) OO PHP
8 11 (7.69%) Scrum
9 10 (6.99%) Analytics
9 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.99%) SOLID
10 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.59%) Microservices
11 8 (5.59%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.90%) DevOps
12 7 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (87.41%) JavaScript
2 57 (39.86%) C#
3 43 (30.07%) SQL
4 29 (20.28%) Java
5 21 (14.69%) PHP
6 17 (11.89%) T-SQL
7 14 (9.79%) TypeScript
8 12 (8.39%) Python
9 8 (5.59%) Perl
10 6 (4.20%) Groovy
10 6 (4.20%) Haskell
10 6 (4.20%) Ruby
10 6 (4.20%) Scala
10 6 (4.20%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.80%) PHP 5
13 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.40%) PHP 4
14 2 (1.40%) VB
15 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Grafana
1 6 (4.20%) Kibana
2 5 (3.50%) Ansible
3 3 (2.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (6.99%) Google
4 4 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.10%) Demandware
5 3 (2.10%) hybris
6 2 (1.40%) Adobe
6 2 (1.40%) Zend
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle
7 1 (0.70%) Telerik
7 1 (0.70%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago