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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.85% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 2.97% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £275 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year - +14.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.29%  

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 170 236 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.15% 28.68% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 124
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
3 2 (50.00%) PHP 4
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 4
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow