Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 6 months to 26 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 202 142
Rank change year-on-year +60 -60 -51
Contract jobs citing Ajax 90 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.17% 0.67% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 2.71% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 66
Midlands median daily rate £325 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £244 £226 £281
90th Percentile £475 £488 £420
England median daily rate £408 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +15.05% +0.29%
10th Percentile £28.80 £35.05 £28.38
90th Percentile £40.75 £38.75 £41.26
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.85
% change year-on-year +23.08% +2.06% -2.02%

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2084 2360 2047
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 26.99% 24.60% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1455 1251
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £513 £501
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 33
Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +21.99% -11.72%
10th Percentile £21.00 £11.20 £13.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.50 £42.21
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the Midlands

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the Midlands

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the Midlands

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the Midlands

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ajax in the Midlands

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +8 51 £313 -16.94% 3
West Midlands +41 37 £350 +3.70% 9
Ajax
England

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

1 68 (75.56%) HTML
2 64 (71.11%) CSS
3 63 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (53.33%) jQuery
6 41 (45.56%) JSON
6 41 (45.56%) HTML5
7 36 (40.00%) CSS3
8 35 (38.89%) Java
9 33 (36.67%) Git (software)
10 32 (35.56%) MVC
11 28 (31.11%) C#
11 28 (31.11%) MongoDB
12 27 (30.00%) XML
13 26 (28.89%) J2EE
13 26 (28.89%) Web Development
14 25 (27.78%) .NET
15 23 (25.56%) SQL
15 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
16 22 (24.44%) MySQL
17 21 (23.33%) Web Services
17 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
17 21 (23.33%) Spring
18 20 (22.22%) REST
19 19 (21.11%) TDD
19 19 (21.11%) JSP
20 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
21 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
21 17 (18.89%) Unit Testing
22 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.33%) JBoss
2 12 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.00%) Drupal
4 8 (8.89%) Apache
5 7 (7.78%) CMS
6 4 (4.44%) Confluence
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.33%) WordPress
8 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.11%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.11%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (1.11%) Kentico
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) GitHub
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Google Play
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) HTTP
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 7 (7.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.11%) MongoDB
2 22 (24.44%) MySQL
3 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
6 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (8.89%) RDBMS
8 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.22%) DB2
11 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 33 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
3 14 (15.56%) JIRA
4 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.11%) Ant
5 10 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 10 (11.11%) JUnit
6 9 (10.00%) PHPUnit
7 8 (8.89%) Gradle
7 8 (8.89%) Subversion
8 7 (7.78%) JProfiler
9 5 (5.56%) MSTest
9 5 (5.56%) NUnit
9 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.33%) Maven
11 2 (2.22%) gulp
12 1 (1.11%) Grunt
12 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (1.11%) Protractor
12 1 (1.11%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) Automotive
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (90.00%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.44%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.22%) PHP Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.78%) Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (7.78%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Digital Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (75.56%) HTML
2 64 (71.11%) CSS
3 48 (53.33%) jQuery
4 41 (45.56%) HTML5
4 41 (45.56%) JSON
5 36 (40.00%) CSS3
6 27 (30.00%) XML
7 26 (28.89%) J2EE
8 25 (27.78%) .NET
9 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
10 21 (23.33%) Spring
10 21 (23.33%) Web Services
11 20 (22.22%) REST
12 19 (21.11%) JSP
13 16 (17.78%) AngularJS
13 16 (17.78%) RESTful
14 12 (13.33%) Django
14 12 (13.33%) Node.js
14 12 (13.33%) Play Framework
14 12 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) User Experience
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Animation
3 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) DataPower
5 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Android
3 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) MVC
3 26 (28.89%) Web Development
4 19 (21.11%) TDD
5 17 (18.89%) Unit Testing
6 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
7 13 (14.44%) OO
7 13 (14.44%) OOP
8 12 (13.33%) Scrum
8 12 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 11 (12.22%) Front End Development
10 10 (11.11%) Web Design
11 9 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (7.78%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.78%) Open Source
12 7 (7.78%) RAD
13 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (38.89%) Java
3 28 (31.11%) C#
4 23 (25.56%) SQL
5 15 (16.67%) PHP
6 13 (14.44%) Ruby
6 13 (14.44%) Scala
7 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.33%) VBScript
9 2 (2.22%) PHP 4
9 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.22%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) R
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) Google
4 7 (7.78%) Perforce
5 1 (1.11%) Apple
5 1 (1.11%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Kony
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.11%) Sybase
5 1 (1.11%) Telerik
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter
5 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago