The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 89 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 16 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.43% 1.08% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 2.66% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
Median daily rate £388 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +30.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £180 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £560 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 436 601 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.07% 40.39% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1888 1445
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £507 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 60
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
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 Leeds

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Leeds

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Leeds

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

1 33 (80.49%) HTML
1 33 (80.49%) HTML5
2 32 (78.05%) CSS3
2 32 (78.05%) CSS
2 32 (78.05%) JSON
3 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (73.17%) REST
5 28 (68.29%) Scrum
6 26 (63.41%) MVC
7 23 (56.10%) Ruby
7 23 (56.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (56.10%) Django
8 22 (53.66%) Scala
9 21 (51.22%) Open Source
9 21 (51.22%) Play Framework
10 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
10 20 (48.78%) Configuration Management
10 20 (48.78%) C#
11 19 (46.34%) Front End Development
12 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
13 17 (41.46%) Spring MVC
13 17 (41.46%) Guice
13 17 (41.46%) Google
13 17 (41.46%) Spring
13 17 (41.46%) Python
13 17 (41.46%) Java
13 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
13 17 (41.46%) RESTful
14 16 (39.02%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (39.02%) HTTP

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (34.15%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 6 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.88%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
2 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
2 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 16 (39.02%) JIRA
3 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 15 (36.59%) JUnit
4 14 (34.15%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Java Scala Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Scala Developer
5 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Architect
6 6 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) HTML
1 33 (80.49%) HTML5
2 32 (78.05%) CSS
2 32 (78.05%) CSS3
2 32 (78.05%) JSON
3 30 (73.17%) REST
4 23 (56.10%) Django
4 23 (56.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (51.22%) Play Framework
6 17 (41.46%) Guice
6 17 (41.46%) RESTful
6 17 (41.46%) Spring
6 17 (41.46%) Spring MVC
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
7 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (19.51%) jQuery
7 8 (19.51%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) Scrum
3 26 (63.41%) MVC
4 21 (51.22%) Open Source
5 20 (48.78%) Configuration Management
5 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
6 19 (46.34%) Front End Development
7 16 (39.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (39.02%) Web Design
8 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (34.15%) OWASP
10 12 (29.27%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (19.51%) Web Development
12 6 (14.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (14.63%) Kanban
12 6 (14.63%) Product Management
12 6 (14.63%) Prototyping
12 6 (14.63%) Software Architecture
12 6 (14.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Ruby
2 22 (53.66%) Scala
3 20 (48.78%) C#
4 17 (41.46%) Java
4 17 (41.46%) Python
5 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.88%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Google
2 6 (14.63%) Sitecore