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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 125 140 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -59
Contract jobs citing Ajax 32 22 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.53% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 2.23% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 44
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £291 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £418
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 - £40.25 £40.25
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
975 985 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.35% 23.53% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 599 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
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 7 December 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 7 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
Manchester +5 17 £319 -1.92% 13
Cheshire +19 6 £388 +28.26% 3
Merseyside 0 2 £388 - 2
Lancashire -4 2 £278 -14.61% 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 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 North West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 56 (93.33%) HTML
2 52 (86.67%) CSS
3 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (46.67%) JSON
6 25 (41.67%) jQuery
7 24 (40.00%) SQL
7 24 (40.00%) XML
8 23 (38.33%) TDD
9 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
10 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (30.00%) C#
11 18 (30.00%) Ruby
11 18 (30.00%) MVC
12 17 (28.33%) Web Development
12 17 (28.33%) .NET
12 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
13 16 (26.67%) HTML5
13 16 (26.67%) Node.js
13 16 (26.67%) Java
14 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 14 (23.33%) Sass
16 13 (21.67%) Web Services
16 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
16 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (20.00%) WCF
18 11 (18.33%) BDD
18 11 (18.33%) Scrum

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%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.33%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.33%) Endeca
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.33%) 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%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.67%) Mockito
9 1 (1.67%) Moq
9 1 (1.67%) NUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.67%) Selenium
9 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
1 5 (8.33%) Games
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (96.67%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (13.33%) HTML Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (93.33%) HTML
2 52 (86.67%) CSS
3 28 (46.67%) JSON
4 25 (41.67%) jQuery
5 24 (40.00%) XML
6 17 (28.33%) .NET
7 16 (26.67%) HTML5
7 16 (26.67%) Node.js
8 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 14 (23.33%) Sass
10 13 (21.67%) Web Services
11 12 (20.00%) WCF
12 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (16.67%) REST
13 9 (15.00%) CSS3
13 9 (15.00%) SOAP
14 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
14 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (8.33%) Backbone.js
15 5 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) TDD
3 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (30.00%) MVC
5 17 (28.33%) Unit Testing
5 17 (28.33%) Web Development
6 11 (18.33%) BDD
6 11 (18.33%) Scrum
7 10 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.67%) OO
10 6 (10.00%) Kanban
11 5 (8.33%) SDLC
12 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.67%) Project Management
12 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (5.00%) DevOps
13 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
14 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) C#
3 18 (30.00%) Ruby
4 16 (26.67%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) Go
8 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.33%) Groovy
9 2 (3.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCAD
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) MCSD
2 1 (1.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Perforce
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe
5 2 (3.33%) ATG
5 2 (3.33%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) Lotus
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
TEKsystems
Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago