The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.44% - 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% - 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 49 100 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.56% 23.20% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 58
Median daily rate £325 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -17.47%  
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Lancashire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Lancashire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Blackpool - 1 £500 -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Riak
4 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SAX
4 3 (50.00%) DOM
4 3 (50.00%) Servlets

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Riak
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) DOM
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) SAX
3 3 (50.00%) Servlets
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) SEO
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle