The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
North West / Merseyside
Rank 40 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% 3.45% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 14.86% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +76.87%

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
99 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.04% 23.20% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 29
Median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Liverpool -13 1 £425 +30.76%
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Portal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCAD
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle