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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.71% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £42.00 £32.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +29.23% -13.90%  

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 21 19 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.95% 9.22% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Django
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) Play Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) C# Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Architect
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) Django
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) Play Framework
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft