The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ajax
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 114 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.48% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 2.54% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 19
Median daily rate £425 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +19.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +32.30% -13.90%  

Ajax is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 358 473 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.08% 18.98% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 291 389
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -74.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Ajax as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Berkshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ajax in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Berkshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Berkshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Reading +16 2 £325 -31.57% 8
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
Ajax
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (36.36%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile First
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) Commerce Server
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) AIX
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) DB2
6 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) QA

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Commerce Server
1 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Worklight
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) Mason
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile First
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Apple