The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
North West / Merseyside
Rank 37 26 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.31% 3.83% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 13.83% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 93 94 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 28.70% 27.73% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 24
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Merseyside

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Merseyside

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool -9 1 £425 +30.76%
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Portal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle