The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 30 March 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 1.75% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 8.33% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £288 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -16.66%  
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 £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 144 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.46% 21.05% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 100 123
Median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Birmingham

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow