The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 29 April 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 East / Kent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.94% 1.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 4.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £335 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +52.72% -27.63%  

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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 125 185 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 40.32% 39.36% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 143 39
Median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Kent

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Kent

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 3 £335 +3.07%
Ajax
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) React
2 6 (85.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Sass
4 3 (42.86%) Django
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (14.29%) jMock
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (85.71%) HTML CSS Developer
2 6 (85.71%) HTML Developer
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) React
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Django
4 3 (42.86%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle