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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
England / North West
Rank 119 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.96% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 7.03% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 29
Median daily rate £313 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +35.53%

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
833 1052 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.73% 27.85% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 685 537
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 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 27 February 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 -9 10 £313 -13.79% 15
Cheshire +2 5 £325 -31.57% 6
Lancashire - 4 £390 - 1
Merseyside -10 1 £425 +30.76%
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (88.46%) HTML
2 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 42 (80.77%) CSS
4 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (50.00%) jQuery
6 24 (46.15%) SQL
7 22 (42.31%) Web Services
8 21 (40.38%) XML
9 20 (38.46%) Java
9 20 (38.46%) MVC
10 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
10 19 (36.54%) HTML5
11 18 (34.62%) JSON
12 17 (32.69%) C#
12 17 (32.69%) TDD
13 16 (30.77%) .NET
13 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
14 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
15 13 (25.00%) Oracle
15 13 (25.00%) SOAP
15 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
16 12 (23.08%) Scrum
16 12 (23.08%) Ruby
16 12 (23.08%) REST
17 11 (21.15%) CSS3
17 11 (21.15%) Node.js
17 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
17 11 (21.15%) BDD
17 11 (21.15%) OO
17 11 (21.15%) Microsoft

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 (9.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) PaaS
3 2 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
3 10 (19.23%) MySQL
4 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
5 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
6 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.77%) CouchDB
8 3 (5.77%) Neo4j
8 3 (5.77%) Riak
9 2 (3.85%) Big Data
9 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.85%) DB2
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) Gradle
5 3 (5.77%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) JProfiler
6 2 (3.85%) Maven
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.92%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) NUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
2 5 (9.62%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) WCF Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) HTML
2 42 (80.77%) CSS
3 26 (50.00%) jQuery
4 22 (42.31%) Web Services
5 21 (40.38%) XML
6 19 (36.54%) HTML5
7 18 (34.62%) JSON
8 16 (30.77%) .NET
9 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (25.00%) SOAP
10 12 (23.08%) REST
11 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
11 11 (21.15%) CSS3
11 11 (21.15%) Node.js
12 10 (19.23%) WCF
13 9 (17.31%) Spring
14 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (13.46%) DOM
14 7 (13.46%) Sass
15 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.85%) Wiki
5 1 (1.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) DataPower
5 1 (1.92%) Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) MVC
3 17 (32.69%) TDD
4 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) BDD
6 11 (21.15%) Front End Development
6 11 (21.15%) OO
7 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.38%) Kanban
8 8 (15.38%) Web Development
9 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
9 5 (9.62%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) SDLC
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.69%) Refactoring
10 4 (7.69%) SEO
11 3 (5.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) C#
5 12 (23.08%) Ruby
6 10 (19.23%) Python
7 6 (11.54%) Perl
8 5 (9.62%) Groovy
8 5 (9.62%) PHP
9 4 (7.69%) Scala
10 3 (5.77%) Go
11 2 (3.85%) R
12 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.92%) C++
12 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) MCAD
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSD
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Perforce
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Zend
6 1 (1.92%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Kony
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.92%) Yahoo!