The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.02% 1.00% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 4.86% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.93% -5.76%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 169 144 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.79% 20.63% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 116
Median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +240.90% -70.66%  
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £488 -
Ajax
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Grunt
5 2 (33.33%) Magnolia
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 2 (33.33%) API Development

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Magnolia
3 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) XHTML
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) A/B Testing
3 2 (33.33%) API Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago