Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 71 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 +3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 15 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.21% 1.72% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 6.35% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 7
Cheshire median daily rate £473 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £333 £238 £363
90th Percentile £518 £483 £410
North West median daily rate £470 £374 £350
% change year-on-year +25.54% +6.97% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -

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 398 362 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.99% 27.08% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 265 275
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £256
90th Percentile £510 £544 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +11.54% +87.54%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.45 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -2 6 £475 +105.41%
Chester +1 2 - - 1
Crewe - 2 £365 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £473 -
Ajax
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Adobe
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) React
7 4 (26.67%) Django
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) SEO
7 4 (26.67%) J2EE
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) XML

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 4 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Yarn
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Grunt
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Mocha
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Django Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior UX Designer
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) Django
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) React
5 4 (26.67%) REST
5 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (26.67%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) XSL
7 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) SEO
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Tag Management
5 3 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (20.00%) Tealium
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft