Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 66 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22 -2
Contract jobs citing jQuery 163 184 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.39% 2.95% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.05% 11.59% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 123 119
West Midlands median daily rate £323 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £188
90th Percentile £417 £434 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.08 £23.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.43% -3.16% +7.95%
10th Percentile £22.37 £11.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £36.43 £30.52 £33.55
England median hourly rate £29.83 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -29.81% +48.14% -18.03%

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 1160 1588 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.11% 25.47% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 978 679
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £513 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -12 59 £300 -13.67% 7
Warwickshire +18 38 £295 +18.00% 7
Coventry +13 26 £375 +15.38% 6
Staffordshire +5 13 £350 +16.67% 10
Wolverhampton +2 6 £350 +2.94%
Shropshire +21 4 £432 +4.64%
Worcestershire +1 4 £250 -9.09% 2
jQuery
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 145 (88.96%) HTML
2 137 (84.05%) CSS
3 135 (82.82%) JavaScript
4 80 (49.08%) HTML5
5 69 (42.33%) CSS3
6 67 (41.10%) .NET
7 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (35.58%) MVC
9 56 (34.36%) Front End Development
10 48 (29.45%) Web Development
10 48 (29.45%) C#
11 47 (28.83%) SQL Server
12 44 (26.99%) SQL
13 43 (26.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 41 (25.15%) TDD
15 36 (22.09%) ASP.NET
16 32 (19.63%) AngularJS
17 26 (15.95%) PHP
18 24 (14.72%) Responsive Web Design
19 22 (13.50%) User Experience
19 22 (13.50%) XML
20 21 (12.88%) Ajax
21 20 (12.27%) Java
21 20 (12.27%) Sass
22 19 (11.66%) Digital Media
22 19 (11.66%) Unit Testing
23 18 (11.04%) .NET Framework
23 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC
24 17 (10.43%) BDD
24 17 (10.43%) Git (software)

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 (7.36%) CMS
2 10 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.91%) DNN
5 6 (3.68%) Drupal
6 5 (3.07%) JBoss
6 5 (3.07%) nginx
6 5 (3.07%) Umbraco
6 5 (3.07%) WordPress
7 4 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.84%) Apache
9 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.61%) Confluence
10 1 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) UXPin
4 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.68%) GitHub
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.84%) G Suite
3 3 (1.84%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) Internet
2 5 (3.07%) HTTP
2 5 (3.07%) Intranet
3 3 (1.84%) SSL
3 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.36%) MySQL
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.84%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.98%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.13%) Subversion
4 7 (4.29%) Ant
4 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.29%) JUnit
5 6 (3.68%) gulp
5 6 (3.68%) JIRA
5 6 (3.68%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.07%) Grunt
7 4 (2.45%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.45%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.45%) PostCSS
7 4 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.45%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.84%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.84%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.84%) Selenium
General
1 15 (9.20%) Automotive
2 6 (3.68%) Marketing
3 4 (2.45%) Finance
3 4 (2.45%) Retail
4 3 (1.84%) Back Office
4 3 (1.84%) Local Government
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (96.93%) Developer
2 54 (33.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (17.79%) .NET Developer
4 26 (15.95%) Web Developer
5 18 (11.04%) HTML Developer
6 14 (8.59%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (7.98%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.75%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.29%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.68%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (3.68%) Designer
13 6 (3.68%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (3.68%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (88.96%) HTML
2 137 (84.05%) CSS
3 80 (49.08%) HTML5
4 69 (42.33%) CSS3
5 67 (41.10%) .NET
6 43 (26.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 36 (22.09%) ASP.NET
8 32 (19.63%) AngularJS
9 22 (13.50%) XML
10 21 (12.88%) Ajax
11 20 (12.27%) Sass
12 18 (11.04%) .NET Framework
12 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (10.43%) Entity Framework
14 16 (9.82%) REST
15 15 (9.20%) Backbone.js
16 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (7.98%) JSON
17 12 (7.36%) Node.js
17 12 (7.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) User Experience
2 19 (11.66%) Digital Media
3 12 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.07%) W3C
6 4 (2.45%) Animation
7 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.23%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Windows
2 10 (6.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.52%) Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Android
5 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Unix
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.58%) MVC
3 56 (34.36%) Front End Development
4 48 (29.45%) Web Development
5 41 (25.15%) TDD
6 24 (14.72%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (11.66%) Unit Testing
8 17 (10.43%) BDD
9 15 (9.20%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.59%) OO
11 13 (7.98%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.36%) Microservices
12 12 (7.36%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.75%) Migration
13 11 (6.75%) Web Application Development
14 10 (6.13%) Progressive Web App
15 9 (5.52%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (5.52%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.52%) Open Source
15 9 (5.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 135 (82.82%) JavaScript
2 48 (29.45%) C#
3 44 (26.99%) SQL
4 26 (15.95%) PHP
5 20 (12.27%) Java
6 11 (6.75%) VB.NET
7 10 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.52%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.07%) Python
10 4 (2.45%) Groovy
10 4 (2.45%) Scala
11 3 (1.84%) Elixir
11 3 (1.84%) Erlang
11 3 (1.84%) Go
11 3 (1.84%) Google Apps Script
11 3 (1.84%) Haskell
11 3 (1.84%) Perl
11 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.84%) Ruby
11 3 (1.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Grafana
1 3 (1.84%) Kibana
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.52%) Google
3 3 (1.84%) Adobe
4 2 (1.23%) GoCardless
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle
4 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.61%) Altova
5 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.61%) Facebook
5 1 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.61%) Telerik
5 1 (0.61%) webMethods
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin