The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 June 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 34
Contract jobs citing Ajax 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.46% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.28% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year - +14.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.29%  

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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 78 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 43.57% 35.78% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.15 £20.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.09% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Chester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Chester