The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 30 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Ajax 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
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 Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 40 42 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 43.01% 17.57% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 32
Median daily rate £325 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 10
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.03%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Dorset

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle