Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 63 107
Rank change year-on-year -19 +44 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.07% 1.92% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 6.40% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 5
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -16.20%
10th Percentile £322 £351 £363
90th Percentile £498 £483 £410
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £20.78
North West median hourly rate - - £20.78

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 434 375 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.05% 30.00% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 274 364
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £300 £290 £264
90th Percentile £500 £500 £534
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.58% -3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £54.50 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.67% -7.69% +87.54%
10th Percentile £44.65 £16.57 £27.06
90th Percentile £62.35 £33.00 £43.60
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -13.33%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 6 £473 +7.39%
Chester +1 1 - -
Knutsford -10 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 £330 -
Ajax
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 4 (28.57%) User Experience
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) React
7 3 (21.43%) Tag Management
7 3 (21.43%) Chai
7 3 (21.43%) Tealium
7 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Yarn
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) gulp
7 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (21.43%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
1 3 (21.43%) Grunt
1 3 (21.43%) gulp
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Mocha
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Django Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) React
6 3 (21.43%) Chai
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Sass
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) OO
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) SEO
3 3 (21.43%) Tag Management
3 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) RAD
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Java 8
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 3 (21.43%) Tealium
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce