The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 85 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.50% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.74% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £263 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.02 £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-37.45% -7.51%
Ajax
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 288 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.34% 28.94% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 201 88
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £593 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Cheshire region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Cheshire region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford - 2 - -
Chester -7 1 - - 2
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 36 (100.00%) jQuery
2 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 29 (80.56%) CSS
3 27 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (61.11%) Front End Development
5 20 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
6 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (47.22%) HTML5
8 15 (41.67%) Handlebars
8 15 (41.67%) Mustache
8 15 (41.67%) Underscore.js
8 15 (41.67%) JSON
8 15 (41.67%) JIRA
8 15 (41.67%) XML
8 15 (41.67%) MVC
9 14 (38.89%) Web Design
9 14 (38.89%) D3.js
10 13 (36.11%) SOAP
10 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
10 13 (36.11%) RESTful
11 11 (30.56%) BC Cleared
12 10 (27.78%) Java
13 9 (25.00%) .NET
13 9 (25.00%) C#
13 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 7 (19.44%) GeoServer

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (19.44%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) GIS
2 7 (19.44%) QGIS
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 27 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (41.67%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 8 (22.22%) UI Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (19.44%) GIS Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Web Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Web UI Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Applications Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.33%) GIS Officer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior GIS Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) jQuery
2 29 (80.56%) CSS
2 29 (80.56%) HTML
3 17 (47.22%) HTML5
4 15 (41.67%) Handlebars
4 15 (41.67%) JSON
4 15 (41.67%) Mustache
4 15 (41.67%) Underscore.js
4 15 (41.67%) XML
5 14 (38.89%) D3.js
6 13 (36.11%) RESTful
6 13 (36.11%) SOAP
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.56%) CSS3
8 2 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.78%) CAML
9 1 (2.78%) Dojo
9 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Animation
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (61.11%) Front End Development
2 20 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
4 15 (41.67%) MVC
5 14 (38.89%) Web Design
6 6 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.78%) Content Management
9 1 (2.78%) OO
9 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft