Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 8 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.13% 1.09% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 3.37% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 24
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £383 £359 £308
90th Percentile £468 £425 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £45.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

Ajax is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 191 208 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.98% 32.50% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 125 252
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.96% +4.33%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Cambridge

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Cambridge

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (37.50%) Grunt
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) CMS
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (37.50%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) gulp
5 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (12.50%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Grunt
2 3 (37.50%) gulp
2 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (25.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) WebStorm
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
5 2 (25.00%) React
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (12.50%) Durandal
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
1 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) UX Design
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
3 2 (25.00%) Dart
3 2 (25.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow