The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 90 70
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 16 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 0.74% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 2.95% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £289 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £333
% change year-on-year - +12.78%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 441 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.30% 24.96% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 306 233
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Manchester

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Manchester

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Manchester

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Stockport - 1 £350 - 3
Ajax
North West

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

1 26 (92.86%) HTML
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
1 26 (92.86%) CSS
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) HTML5
4 14 (50.00%) CSS3
5 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
6 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) JSON
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) jQuery
7 10 (35.71%) REST
8 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
9 8 (28.57%) User Experience
9 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 8 (28.57%) Node.js
9 8 (28.57%) Python
10 6 (21.43%) Ext JS
10 6 (21.43%) Big Data
10 6 (21.43%) SAS
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
11 5 (17.86%) Prolog
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
11 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
11 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Android
12 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (14.29%) Sass

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (21.43%) SAS
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) CSS
1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) HTML5
3 14 (50.00%) CSS3
4 11 (39.29%) JSON
5 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 10 (35.71%) REST
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) Node.js
7 6 (21.43%) Ext JS
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 4 (14.29%) React
9 4 (14.29%) Sass
9 4 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) DOM
10 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
10 3 (10.71%) JSP
10 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
2 3 (10.71%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) Kanban
7 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Prolog
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) Groovy
7 3 (10.71%) Scala
8 2 (7.14%) PHP
8 2 (7.14%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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