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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
England / North West
Rank 106 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 29 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.53% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 5.86% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 34
Median daily rate £338 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £319 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +52.75%

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
808 990 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.99% 26.03% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 624 521
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 40 22
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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
Manchester -2 16 £300 -14.28% 13
Cheshire +14 5 £338 -28.75% 6
Lancashire - 4 £280 - 5
Merseyside -3 1 £425 +30.76% 3
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 56 (93.33%) HTML
2 52 (86.67%) CSS
3 48 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (45.00%) jQuery
6 26 (43.33%) JSON
6 26 (43.33%) SQL
7 24 (40.00%) XML
7 24 (40.00%) TDD
8 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 20 (33.33%) Ruby
9 20 (33.33%) MVC
9 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (31.67%) C#
10 19 (31.67%) Web Services
11 18 (30.00%) .NET
11 18 (30.00%) HTML5
11 18 (30.00%) Node.js
12 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
12 17 (28.33%) Web Development
12 17 (28.33%) Java
13 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
14 15 (25.00%) BDD
14 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 14 (23.33%) Sass
15 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
16 13 (21.67%) Scrum
16 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
17 12 (20.00%) WCF

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 4 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.00%) MySQL
4 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.33%) Riak
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.67%) JUnit
7 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.33%) Gradle
8 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.33%) JIRA
8 2 (3.33%) JProfiler
8 2 (3.33%) Maven
9 1 (1.67%) Grunt
9 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.67%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.67%) NUnit
9 1 (1.67%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 56 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (11.67%) HTML Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (93.33%) HTML
2 52 (86.67%) CSS
3 27 (45.00%) jQuery
4 26 (43.33%) JSON
5 24 (40.00%) XML
6 19 (31.67%) Web Services
7 18 (30.00%) .NET
7 18 (30.00%) HTML5
7 18 (30.00%) Node.js
8 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 14 (23.33%) Sass
10 12 (20.00%) SOAP
10 12 (20.00%) WCF
11 11 (18.33%) REST
12 10 (16.67%) CSS3
13 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
13 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (13.33%) Spring
15 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (10.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) TDD
3 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (33.33%) MVC
4 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Web Development
5 15 (25.00%) BDD
6 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) Front End Development
7 11 (18.33%) OO
7 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.67%) Kanban
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) DevOps
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) Ruby
4 19 (31.67%) C#
5 17 (28.33%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) Python
7 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 6 (10.00%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Go
8 3 (5.00%) Groovy
8 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) MCAD
3 1 (1.67%) MCP
3 1 (1.67%) MCSD
3 1 (1.67%) MCTS
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Perforce
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe
5 2 (3.33%) Zend
6 1 (1.67%) ATG
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Kony
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter
6 1 (1.67%) Yahoo!
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