Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 60 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15 -6
Contract jobs citing jQuery 154 169 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.26% 3.07% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.70% 12.05% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 96 125
West Midlands median daily rate £310 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -3.61%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £228
90th Percentile £448 £469 £431
England median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.42 £18.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.19% -37.26% +6.87%
10th Percentile £19.87 £11.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £32.05 £35.11 £34.54
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year -17.65% +18.88% +24.61%

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 1,213 1,403 1,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.70% 25.49% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 840 719
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +7.93% -2.10%
10th Percentile £257 £270 £256
90th Percentile £563 £538 £518
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.79% -18.09% -3.56%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.68 £11.15
90th Percentile £43.75 £32.74 £43.77
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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

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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

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 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 +6 69 £300 -20.00% 30
Warwickshire +21 25 £295 +7.27% 20
Coventry +7 20 £375 +7.14% 11
Staffordshire -4 13 £325 +13.04% 33
Wolverhampton -1 5 £338 -0.74% 6
Solihull -6 5 £250 - 10
Worcestershire -4 3 £238 -19.49% 5
Shropshire +6 2 £350 -15.15% 10
Walsall - 2 £295 -
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 140 (90.91%) HTML
2 123 (79.87%) CSS
3 120 (77.92%) JavaScript
4 83 (53.90%) HTML5
5 65 (42.21%) .NET
5 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (40.91%) CSS3
7 54 (35.06%) SQL
8 52 (33.77%) Front End Development
9 49 (31.82%) C#
10 42 (27.27%) TDD
11 37 (24.03%) MVC
11 37 (24.03%) AngularJS
12 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
13 34 (22.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (19.48%) Web Development
15 29 (18.83%) XML
15 29 (18.83%) Digital Media
16 28 (18.18%) ASP.NET
17 26 (16.88%) Ajax
18 21 (13.64%) Java
18 21 (13.64%) .NET Framework
18 21 (13.64%) User Experience
19 20 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (12.99%) Mentoring
20 19 (12.34%) Unit Testing
21 17 (11.04%) PHP
21 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
21 17 (11.04%) JSON
21 17 (11.04%) Entity Framework

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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 15 (9.74%) CMS
2 8 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.55%) JBoss
4 6 (3.90%) IIS
4 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.60%) Apache
5 4 (2.60%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.95%) Drupal
6 3 (1.95%) Mule
6 3 (1.95%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.95%) WordPress
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.30%) DNN
7 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) Liferay
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.60%) GIMP
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.60%) G Suite
2 4 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.95%) GitHub
3 3 (1.95%) Office 365
4 2 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) HTTP
1 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) MySQL
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.60%) BigQuery
5 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.30%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.30%) Power BI
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) Subversion
2 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.19%) JUnit
4 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.90%) JIRA
6 5 (3.25%) Ant
6 5 (3.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.25%) Maven
7 4 (2.60%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.60%) Grunt
7 4 (2.60%) gulp
8 3 (1.95%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.30%) JHipster
9 2 (1.30%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.30%) PostCSS
9 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.30%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (8.44%) Automotive
2 6 (3.90%) Marketing
3 4 (2.60%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Back Office
4 3 (1.95%) Games
4 3 (1.95%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (94.81%) Developer
2 53 (34.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (16.23%) .NET Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Lead Developer
5 17 (11.04%) Web Developer
6 15 (9.74%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.74%) HTML Developer
7 12 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (6.49%) UI Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Angular Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Designer
14 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.60%) PHP Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior Developer
14 4 (2.60%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (90.91%) HTML
2 123 (79.87%) CSS
3 83 (53.90%) HTML5
4 65 (42.21%) .NET
5 63 (40.91%) CSS3
6 37 (24.03%) AngularJS
7 34 (22.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (18.83%) XML
9 28 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 26 (16.88%) Ajax
11 21 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 20 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (11.04%) Entity Framework
13 17 (11.04%) JSON
14 15 (9.74%) REST
14 15 (9.74%) Sass
15 12 (7.79%) React
15 12 (7.79%) SOAP
15 12 (7.79%) Spring
16 11 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Digital Media
2 21 (13.64%) User Experience
3 12 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.25%) Animation
6 3 (1.95%) W3C
7 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.25%) Windows
3 3 (1.95%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.77%) Front End Development
3 42 (27.27%) TDD
4 37 (24.03%) MVC
5 30 (19.48%) Web Development
6 20 (12.99%) Mentoring
7 19 (12.34%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.39%) OO
9 14 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (7.79%) Scrum
11 11 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.19%) Open Source
14 7 (4.55%) BDD
14 7 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 7 (4.55%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (3.90%) SDLC
15 6 (3.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 120 (77.92%) JavaScript
2 54 (35.06%) SQL
3 49 (31.82%) C#
4 21 (13.64%) Java
5 17 (11.04%) PHP
6 14 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 10 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.25%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.60%) Google Apps Script
10 4 (2.60%) VBA
11 3 (1.95%) Elixir
11 3 (1.95%) Erlang
11 3 (1.95%) Go
12 2 (1.30%) ES6
12 2 (1.30%) XAML
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) Ruby
13 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.65%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (1.95%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle
4 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.65%) Altova
5 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.65%) Facebook
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.65%) Telerik
5 1 (0.65%) Unisys
5 1 (0.65%) WooCommerce
5 1 (0.65%) WSO2