Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 21 June 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 64 99
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 +1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 21 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.61% 2.22% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 6.91% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 11
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +40.74%
10th Percentile £252 £325 £256
90th Percentile £463 £488 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £381 £360
% change year-on-year +11.48% +5.90% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £25.02
North West median hourly rate - - £25.02

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 439 376 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.72% 32.05% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 295 396
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £288 £288
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £33.75 £31.00 £25.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +23.90% +40.96%
10th Percentile £32.08 £19.55 £16.63
90th Percentile £34.83 £42.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.91%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Cheshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Cheshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Cheshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Cheshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +4 6 £330 -25.00% 2
Knutsford -13 5 £438 +1.45% 1
Crewe -16 1 £330 +5.60% 1
Chester - 1 £400 - 1
Ajax
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) jQuery
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) XML
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) JSON
5 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) J2EE
7 9 (42.86%) CSS
8 8 (38.10%) Adobe
9 7 (33.33%) Spring
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (33.33%) Gradle
10 6 (28.57%) HTML5
10 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (28.57%) OO
11 5 (23.81%) XSLT
11 5 (23.81%) RAD
11 5 (23.81%) JSP
11 5 (23.81%) SOAP
11 5 (23.81%) JUnit
11 5 (23.81%) Banking
11 5 (23.81%) SEO
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
11 5 (23.81%) Perforce
11 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
11 5 (23.81%) JPA

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Gradle
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) JProfiler
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) IntelliJ
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) gulp
4 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Author
4 2 (9.52%) Content Manager
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Author
4 2 (9.52%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Django Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Product Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) jQuery
2 12 (57.14%) JSON
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) J2EE
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
8 5 (23.81%) JPA
8 5 (23.81%) JSP
8 5 (23.81%) SOAP
8 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (23.81%) XSLT
9 4 (19.05%) DOM
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) XHTML
10 3 (14.29%) Middleware
10 3 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) RAD
5 5 (23.81%) SEO
6 4 (19.05%) Content Management
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Wireframes
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Tag Management
7 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Go
4 2 (9.52%) Java 8
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Adobe
2 5 (23.81%) Perforce
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Tealium
4 2 (9.52%) Capita
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle