Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 140 117
Rank change year-on-year -23 -23 -22
Contract jobs citing Ajax 77 108 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.98% 1.23% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 4.58% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 80 89
Midlands median daily rate £375 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £269 £218 £275
90th Percentile £475 £514 £478
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £39.20 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.22% +16.84% +16.94%
England median hourly rate £33.44 £43.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -22.23% +0.58% +27.61%

Ajax is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,126 2,357 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.95% 26.74% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,414 1,224
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £256
90th Percentile £560 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 48
Midlands median hourly rate £30.66 £23.50 £29.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.47% -21.26% -1.18%
10th Percentile £14.09 £11.85 £10.99
90th Percentile £45.15 £40.27 £45.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
West Midlands +18 46 £306 -2.00% 25
East Midlands -28 30 £375 -10.71% 36
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 65 (84.42%) HTML
2 57 (74.03%) CSS
3 53 (68.83%) JavaScript
4 43 (55.84%) jQuery
5 38 (49.35%) HTML5
6 32 (41.56%) CSS3
7 29 (37.66%) JSON
7 29 (37.66%) Java
8 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (32.47%) C#
10 23 (29.87%) Web Services
10 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
10 23 (29.87%) RESTful
11 21 (27.27%) Sass
11 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
12 19 (24.68%) .NET
13 17 (22.08%) SQL
13 17 (22.08%) User Experience
14 16 (20.78%) XML
14 16 (20.78%) TDD
14 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
15 15 (19.48%) Web Development
15 15 (19.48%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (19.48%) REST
16 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (18.18%) MVC
16 14 (18.18%) gulp
16 14 (18.18%) Front End Development
17 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET

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 5 (6.49%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
2 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Mule
3 3 (3.90%) Mule ESB
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.90%) WordPress
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) Liferay
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) GIMP
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) npm
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) FTP
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
3 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.60%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.18%) gulp
3 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.99%) JUnit
5 8 (10.39%) Grunt
5 8 (10.39%) Selenium
5 8 (10.39%) SonarQube
6 6 (7.79%) Bower
6 6 (7.79%) Yeoman
7 5 (6.49%) Jasmine
7 5 (6.49%) Maven
7 5 (6.49%) Subversion
8 4 (5.19%) CasperJS
8 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.19%) JProfiler
8 4 (5.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (5.19%) webpack
9 3 (3.90%) Ant
9 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Automotive
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (87.01%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.88%) UI Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Angular Developer
6 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.79%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Architect
9 5 (6.49%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (5.19%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.19%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Symfony Developer
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (84.42%) HTML
2 57 (74.03%) CSS
3 43 (55.84%) jQuery
4 38 (49.35%) HTML5
5 32 (41.56%) CSS3
6 29 (37.66%) JSON
7 23 (29.87%) RESTful
7 23 (29.87%) Web Services
8 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 21 (27.27%) Sass
9 19 (24.68%) .NET
10 16 (20.78%) XML
11 15 (19.48%) REST
12 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
13 12 (15.58%) React
13 12 (15.58%) Spring
14 11 (14.29%) SOAP
15 10 (12.99%) Node.js
16 9 (11.69%) LESS
16 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Animation
5 2 (2.60%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
3 16 (20.78%) TDD
3 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
4 15 (19.48%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (19.48%) Web Development
5 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 14 (18.18%) MVC
6 11 (14.29%) OO
6 11 (14.29%) Scrum
7 9 (11.69%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (11.69%) Web Design
8 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (7.79%) BDD
9 6 (7.79%) DevOps
9 6 (7.79%) OOP
9 6 (7.79%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (7.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (68.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.66%) Java
3 25 (32.47%) C#
4 17 (22.08%) SQL
5 11 (14.29%) PHP
6 10 (12.99%) Python
7 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
7 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.79%) ES6
9 5 (6.49%) Scala
10 4 (5.19%) Perl
10 4 (5.19%) PHP 5
10 4 (5.19%) Ruby
11 2 (2.60%) C++
11 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.30%) VB
12 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (2.60%) CDISC
1 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.60%) GxP
1 2 (2.60%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Perforce
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Google
3 4 (5.19%) Zend
4 3 (3.90%) Capita
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.60%) Informatica
5 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) Telerik
6 1 (1.30%) WooCommerce