The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 86 99
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 27 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 1.50% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 5.99% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 21
Median daily rate £311 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.32% -11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +22.85% -5.40%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 618 618 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.11% 24.98% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 372 430
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the East of England

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the East of England

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the East of England

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -7 8 £265 -33.75% 3
Hertfordshire +2 6 £450 +44.00% 8
Bedfordshire - 4 £300 - 4
Suffolk - 4 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £210 -40.84% 6
Norfolk -1 2 £525 -4.54% 4
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 40 (90.91%) HTML
2 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
3 33 (75.00%) CSS
4 30 (68.18%) jQuery
5 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (63.64%) HTML5
7 26 (59.09%) Java
8 24 (54.55%) XML
9 23 (52.27%) Web Services
10 21 (47.73%) AngularJS
11 19 (43.18%) TDD
12 16 (36.36%) Sass
12 16 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
13 14 (31.82%) XHTML
13 14 (31.82%) JSP
14 13 (29.55%) J2EE
14 13 (29.55%) CSS3
14 13 (29.55%) JSON
15 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
15 12 (27.27%) Unit Testing
15 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
15 12 (27.27%) OO
16 11 (25.00%) IBM
16 11 (25.00%) SQL
16 11 (25.00%) LESS
17 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
17 10 (22.73%) Unix
18 9 (20.45%) Linux
18 9 (20.45%) SOA

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.55%) Magnolia
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Route 53
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) DataStage
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Ant
3 6 (13.64%) Grunt
3 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.64%) Subversion
4 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.36%) JUnit
4 5 (11.36%) Maven
5 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.09%) gulp
5 4 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.55%) AccuRev
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.55%) Mocha
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.55%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) UI Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (11.36%) Angular Developer
5 5 (11.36%) HTML Developer
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (9.09%) JSP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Web UI Developer
9 1 (2.27%) EPiServer Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.27%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) HTML
2 33 (75.00%) CSS
3 30 (68.18%) jQuery
4 28 (63.64%) HTML5
5 24 (54.55%) XML
6 23 (52.27%) Web Services
7 21 (47.73%) AngularJS
8 16 (36.36%) Sass
8 16 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (31.82%) JSP
9 14 (31.82%) XHTML
10 13 (29.55%) CSS3
10 13 (29.55%) J2EE
10 13 (29.55%) JSON
11 11 (25.00%) LESS
12 8 (18.18%) REST
13 7 (15.91%) D3.js
13 7 (15.91%) JDBC
13 7 (15.91%) Node.js
13 7 (15.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Animation
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.55%) W3C
5 2 (4.55%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.27%) DataPower
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Solaris
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) TDD
3 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.27%) OO
4 12 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 9 (20.45%) SOA
6 7 (15.91%) RAD
6 7 (15.91%) Web Development
7 6 (13.64%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
8 5 (11.36%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) B2C
9 4 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (9.09%) OOP
9 4 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.09%) SEO
9 4 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Dart
5 2 (4.55%) ECMAScript
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) IBM
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Omniture
5 1 (2.27%) FatWire
5 1 (2.27%) Teradata
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
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