The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 126 137 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs citing Ajax 29 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.77% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 3.20% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 25
Median daily rate £375 £381 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +19.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £520 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.10 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+42.71% -1.66%
Ajax
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
952 1063 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.88% 24.02% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 691 476
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Manchester -1 19 £400 +18.51% 17
Cheshire -5 5 £375 -13.79% 3
Merseyside - 3 £350 - 4
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 44 (89.80%) HTML
1 44 (89.80%) CSS
2 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.98%) JSON
4 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (42.86%) SQL
5 21 (42.86%) XML
6 18 (36.73%) TDD
6 18 (36.73%) jQuery
7 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
8 16 (32.65%) Web Development
9 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.57%) .NET
10 14 (28.57%) Node.js
11 13 (26.53%) Sass
11 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
11 13 (26.53%) C#
11 13 (26.53%) Ruby
11 13 (26.53%) MVC
12 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
12 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
13 11 (22.45%) Web Services
13 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
13 11 (22.45%) Java
13 11 (22.45%) BDD
14 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (18.37%) WCF
15 7 (14.29%) PHP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (10.20%) ATG Dynamo
1 5 (10.20%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.20%) JUnit
5 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 4 (8.16%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.12%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Gradle
7 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.08%) JProfiler
7 2 (4.08%) Mockito
7 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.04%) Ant
8 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
8 1 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium
8 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) HTML Developer
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Lead Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Lead Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) CSS
1 44 (89.80%) HTML
2 24 (48.98%) JSON
3 21 (42.86%) XML
4 18 (36.73%) jQuery
5 14 (28.57%) .NET
5 14 (28.57%) Node.js
6 13 (26.53%) Sass
7 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
8 11 (22.45%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (18.37%) WCF
10 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.29%) JSP
11 5 (10.20%) HTML5
11 5 (10.20%) REST
11 5 (10.20%) Spring
12 4 (8.16%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Animation
2 1 (2.04%) Blog
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (32.65%) Web Development
5 13 (26.53%) MVC
6 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
7 11 (22.45%) BDD
8 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
10 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (6.12%) Web Design
12 2 (4.08%) Content Management
12 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
12 2 (4.08%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 2 (4.08%) RAD
12 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.08%) System Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) C#
3 13 (26.53%) Ruby
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.04%) Delphi
7 1 (2.04%) LotusScript
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) MCAD
1 1 (2.04%) MCP
1 1 (2.04%) MCSD
1 1 (2.04%) MCTS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) ATG
3 4 (8.16%) Endeca
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Perforce
4 3 (6.12%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.04%) hybris
6 1 (2.04%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago