The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
North West / Lancashire
Rank 40 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.77% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 0.99% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £255 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +44.71%

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.25% 27.15% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 75
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Preston 0 2 £255 -21.53%
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft