The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.15% 1.54% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.09% 4.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £300 £238 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -23.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £326
% change year-on-year - +14.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 100 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 51.32% 38.61% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 69
Median daily rate £308 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Leicestershire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Leicestershire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Leicester - 4 £300 -
Ajax
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5
5 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 9 (50.00%) Symfony
5 9 (50.00%) Drupal
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (50.00%) OOP
6 8 (44.44%) Retail
7 7 (38.89%) RESTful
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (38.89%) PHPUnit
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) LAMP
7 7 (38.89%) Apache
7 7 (38.89%) React
8 5 (27.78%) Node.js
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) TDD

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 9 (50.00%) Drupal
2 7 (38.89%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) WordPress
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) PHPUnit
3 4 (22.22%) MSTest
3 4 (22.22%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) PHP Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (38.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
5 3 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 10 (55.56%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) CSS3
4 9 (50.00%) Symfony
5 7 (38.89%) LAMP
5 7 (38.89%) React
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) Node.js
6 5 (27.78%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 4 (22.22%) WCF
8 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Microservices
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter