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 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.95% 2.63% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 9.17% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £210 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.84% -5.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 80 120 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.40% 28.71% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 63
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) UX Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (66.67%) ECMAScript
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) PhantomJS

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Grunt
1 2 (66.67%) gulp
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) PhantomJS
1 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) UX Design
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Dart
2 2 (66.67%) ECMAScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend