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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 37 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.17% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
- -0.62%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.20% 25.92% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 29
Median daily rate £370 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 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
Southport - 2 £388 -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) ATG
3 2 (40.00%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Endeca
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio

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 2 (40.00%) ATG Dynamo
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ATG
1 2 (40.00%) Endeca