The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 29 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 57 33
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.36% 1.52% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.93% 3.59% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £365 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +19.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.47%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 113 167 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.63% 42.17% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 124 37
Median daily rate £388 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Cardiff

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Cardiff over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Cardiff

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
3 22 (88.00%) jQuery
4 18 (72.00%) HTML5
4 18 (72.00%) Web Development
5 16 (64.00%) CSS3
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) PHP
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) Sass
8 8 (32.00%) User Experience
8 8 (32.00%) Front End Development
9 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (24.00%) LAMP
10 6 (24.00%) Web Design
10 6 (24.00%) Zend
10 6 (24.00%) Zend Framework
10 6 (24.00%) OOP
10 6 (24.00%) Apache
11 5 (20.00%) XML
11 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
11 5 (20.00%) .NET
11 5 (20.00%) C#
11 5 (20.00%) Node.js
11 5 (20.00%) Docker

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (24.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 5 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (12.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Azure Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Report Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SAP Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
9 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 22 (88.00%) jQuery
3 18 (72.00%) HTML5
4 16 (64.00%) CSS3
5 8 (32.00%) Sass
6 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (24.00%) LAMP
7 6 (24.00%) Zend Framework
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (20.00%) Durandal
8 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (20.00%) Node.js
8 5 (20.00%) React
8 5 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.00%) CMDB
4 2 (8.00%) W3C
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (24.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (24.00%) Web Design
5 5 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) SOLID
8 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile First
8 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Zend
2 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore