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 27 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 108 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 31 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 0.94% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 3.58% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 26
Median daily rate £330 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +20.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £301 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £326
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.26%  
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 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 731 670 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.24% 26.38% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 422 497
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
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 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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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
Bedfordshire - 9 £288 - 2
Hertfordshire -3 8 £350 +7.69% 7
Suffolk +14 6 £400 -15.78% 2
Essex -13 5 £265 -24.28% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £375 +4.16% 7
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 58 (100.00%) HTML
2 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 56 (96.55%) CSS
3 43 (74.14%) jQuery
4 40 (68.97%) HTML5
5 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (56.90%) XML
7 31 (53.45%) JSON
8 29 (50.00%) CSS3
9 25 (43.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (43.10%) TDD
10 24 (41.38%) Sass
11 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
12 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
12 20 (34.48%) Java
13 19 (32.76%) SQL
13 19 (32.76%) Web Services
14 18 (31.03%) JSP
14 18 (31.03%) J2EE
15 17 (29.31%) Web Development
16 16 (27.59%) XHTML
17 14 (24.14%) HTTP
17 14 (24.14%) LESS
18 13 (22.41%) Node.js
18 13 (22.41%) React
18 13 (22.41%) Front End Development
18 13 (22.41%) Apache
18 13 (22.41%) OO
18 13 (22.41%) Subversion
19 12 (20.69%) Dojo

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 13 (22.41%) Apache
2 11 (18.97%) CMS
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Magnolia
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Google Analytics
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (3.45%) Route 53
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) SSL
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) IMAP
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 2 (3.45%) SMTP
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) Subversion
3 10 (17.24%) Grunt
4 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (13.79%) Ant
5 8 (13.79%) Jasmine
6 7 (12.07%) gulp
6 7 (12.07%) Maven
6 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
7 5 (8.62%) Bower
7 5 (8.62%) JUnit
8 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.90%) Mocha
9 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
9 3 (5.17%) JIRA
9 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
9 3 (5.17%) PhantomJS
9 3 (5.17%) WebStorm
10 2 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (98.28%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) UI Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Angular Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
8 6 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (10.34%) HTML Developer
8 6 (10.34%) JSP Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Junior
10 3 (5.17%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Web UI Developer
12 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) HTML
2 56 (96.55%) CSS
3 43 (74.14%) jQuery
4 40 (68.97%) HTML5
5 33 (56.90%) XML
6 31 (53.45%) JSON
7 29 (50.00%) CSS3
8 25 (43.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (41.38%) Sass
10 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
11 19 (32.76%) Web Services
12 18 (31.03%) J2EE
12 18 (31.03%) JSP
13 16 (27.59%) XHTML
14 14 (24.14%) LESS
15 13 (22.41%) Node.js
15 13 (22.41%) React
16 12 (20.69%) Dojo
17 10 (17.24%) REST
18 9 (15.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Animation
2 6 (10.34%) User Experience
3 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.62%) W3C
3 5 (8.62%) Web 2.0
4 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.90%) Social Media
5 3 (5.17%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
3 7 (12.07%) Windows
4 5 (8.62%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) TDD
3 17 (29.31%) Web Development
4 13 (22.41%) Front End Development
4 13 (22.41%) OO
5 12 (20.69%) OOP
5 12 (20.69%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (18.97%) MVC
7 9 (15.52%) Analytics
7 9 (15.52%) B2C
7 9 (15.52%) SEO
7 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (13.79%) Prototyping
8 8 (13.79%) SOA
9 6 (10.34%) BDD
9 6 (10.34%) Content Management
9 6 (10.34%) RAD
9 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.34%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) Java
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) Dart
5 3 (5.17%) ECMAScript
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) IBM
2 5 (8.62%) Google
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Omniture
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) FatWire
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
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