The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
Rank 55 45 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.65% 1.98% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 7.32% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £263 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.04%  
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 153 123 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.00% 27.09% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 84
Median daily rate £447 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.31% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Essex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Essex

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Essex

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) XHTML
3 10 (83.33%) IBM
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 9 (75.00%) OO
4 9 (75.00%) Ant
5 8 (66.67%) J2EE
5 8 (66.67%) HTML5
6 7 (58.33%) Sass
6 7 (58.33%) LESS
6 7 (58.33%) JSP
6 7 (58.33%) RAD
6 7 (58.33%) SOA
7 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (41.67%) SQL
9 4 (33.33%) Solaris
10 3 (25.00%) Windows
10 3 (25.00%) Eclipse

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) DataStage
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) XHTML
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 8 (66.67%) J2EE
4 7 (58.33%) JSP
4 7 (58.33%) LESS
4 7 (58.33%) Sass
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Java SE
5 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (25.00%) JSR 170
5 3 (25.00%) OSGi
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) RAD
3 7 (58.33%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) B2C
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Information Management
7 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (16.67%) SOLID
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Content Management
8 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) FatWire
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Omniture
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata
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