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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 139 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 19 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 1.06% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 4.88% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 28
Median daily rate £335 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £317 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £510 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.90%
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
940 820 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.68% 21.65% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 530 425
Median daily rate £375 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 9
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -19 14 £335 +3.07% 11
Cheshire -7 2 £375 -11.76% 1
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 58 (95.08%) JavaScript
2 49 (80.33%) HTML
3 47 (77.05%) CSS
4 33 (54.10%) jQuery
5 31 (50.82%) XML
6 27 (44.26%) Java
7 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (37.70%) SQL
9 20 (32.79%) Web Services
10 18 (29.51%) JSP
10 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
11 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
12 16 (26.23%) .NET
13 15 (24.59%) C#
14 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
15 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
15 13 (21.31%) MVC
15 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
16 12 (19.67%) JSON
16 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
16 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
17 11 (18.03%) JIRA
17 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (16.39%) ATG
18 10 (16.39%) ATG Dynamo
18 10 (16.39%) JBoss
19 9 (14.75%) HTML5
19 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
20 8 (13.11%) System Testing
20 8 (13.11%) SOAP

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 10 (16.39%) ATG Dynamo
1 10 (16.39%) JBoss
2 7 (11.48%) GeoServer
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Domino
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.92%) CMS
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.28%) Confluence
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) GIS
2 7 (11.48%) QGIS
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (9.84%) Spatial Data
4 5 (8.20%) MySQL
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.03%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) JUnit
3 5 (8.20%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) JDeveloper
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) Mockito
6 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.64%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.48%) Local Government
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Applications Developer
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) GIS Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.20%) UI Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Domino Developer
8 4 (6.56%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (80.33%) HTML
2 47 (77.05%) CSS
3 33 (54.10%) jQuery
4 31 (50.82%) XML
5 20 (32.79%) Web Services
6 18 (29.51%) JSP
7 16 (26.23%) .NET
8 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
9 12 (19.67%) JSON
10 9 (14.75%) HTML5
11 8 (13.11%) SOAP
12 7 (11.48%) RESTful
12 7 (11.48%) Spring
13 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (8.20%) Handlebars
14 5 (8.20%) J2EE
14 5 (8.20%) Mustache
14 5 (8.20%) Underscore.js
14 5 (8.20%) WCF
15 4 (6.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.64%) Animation
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
3 13 (21.31%) MVC
3 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
4 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
5 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) System Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Change Management
8 7 (11.48%) OO
8 7 (11.48%) Web Design
8 7 (11.48%) Web Development
9 6 (9.84%) Open Source
9 6 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) TDD
11 3 (4.92%) Content Management
11 3 (4.92%) SEO
12 2 (3.28%) Project Management
12 2 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) JavaScript
2 27 (44.26%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) C#
5 7 (11.48%) Python
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.92%) LotusScript
9 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.64%) Delphi
10 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) ATG
3 6 (9.84%) Endeca
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Lotus
5 3 (4.92%) hybris
5 3 (4.92%) WorldPay
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com