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 28 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.

Ajax
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 70 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 13 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 1.79% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 6.34% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 12
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £443
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 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 476 505 392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 36.09% 28.24% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 330 246
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
Stockport 0 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 2
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 30 (96.77%) HTML
2 29 (93.55%) CSS
3 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
4 19 (61.29%) HTML5
5 15 (48.39%) jQuery
6 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
6 14 (45.16%) Java
7 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) CSS3
8 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
9 10 (32.26%) REST
9 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
10 9 (29.03%) JSON
10 9 (29.03%) Web Services
10 9 (29.03%) MVC
10 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
11 7 (22.58%) Python
11 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 7 (22.58%) C#
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
12 6 (19.35%) TDD
12 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Node.js
13 5 (16.13%) Big Data
13 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
13 5 (16.13%) Web Development
13 5 (16.13%) Ext JS
13 5 (16.13%) Games

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 5 (16.13%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) HTML
2 29 (93.55%) CSS
3 19 (61.29%) HTML5
4 15 (48.39%) jQuery
5 13 (41.94%) CSS3
6 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 10 (32.26%) REST
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
8 9 (29.03%) Web Services
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
10 6 (19.35%) Node.js
11 5 (16.13%) Ext JS
11 5 (16.13%) SOAP
11 5 (16.13%) XML
12 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
12 4 (12.90%) J2EE
12 4 (12.90%) Sass
13 3 (9.68%) React
13 3 (9.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
6 2 (6.45%) Prolog
6 2 (6.45%) R
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Perforce
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
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