The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 June 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 / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 120 67
Rank change year-on-year +77 -53  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.46% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.40% 3.91% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £475 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £269 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.29%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 149 307 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.23% 18.94% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 561 581
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 9
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £16.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £35.28 £16.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the North East

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the North East

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the North East

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the North East

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tyne and Wear +77 14 £475 +35.71% 2
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 52 (100.00%) HTML
1 52 (100.00%) CSS
2 47 (90.38%) JSON
3 46 (88.46%) HTML5
3 46 (88.46%) CSS3
4 40 (76.92%) REST
5 38 (73.08%) Spring
6 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (71.15%) Ruby
6 37 (71.15%) Django
7 32 (61.54%) Scala
8 30 (57.69%) Test Automation
8 30 (57.69%) JIRA
9 29 (55.77%) Open Source
10 28 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (53.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 28 (53.85%) Web Design
10 28 (53.85%) Python
11 27 (51.92%) Jenkins
12 26 (50.00%) Guice
12 26 (50.00%) Google
13 25 (48.08%) Configuration Management
13 25 (48.08%) Confluence
13 25 (48.08%) Play Framework
14 24 (46.15%) RESTful
15 23 (44.23%) Java
16 21 (40.38%) Linux
16 21 (40.38%) HTTP
16 21 (40.38%) MVC
16 21 (40.38%) Subversion

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 25 (48.08%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
2 12 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 12 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) JIRA
2 27 (51.92%) Jenkins
3 21 (40.38%) Git (software)
3 21 (40.38%) Subversion
4 20 (38.46%) JUnit
5 12 (23.08%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (23.08%) Architect
4 10 (19.23%) HTML CSS Developer
4 10 (19.23%) HTML Developer
5 9 (17.31%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (13.46%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Database Technical Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) CSS
1 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 47 (90.38%) JSON
3 46 (88.46%) CSS3
3 46 (88.46%) HTML5
4 40 (76.92%) REST
5 38 (73.08%) Spring
6 37 (71.15%) Django
7 28 (53.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 26 (50.00%) Guice
9 25 (48.08%) Play Framework
10 24 (46.15%) RESTful
11 18 (34.62%) Spring MVC
12 11 (21.15%) SOAP
13 9 (17.31%) Web Services
14 8 (15.38%) XML
15 5 (9.62%) .NET
15 5 (9.62%) Akka
15 5 (9.62%) jQuery
16 4 (7.69%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) Test Automation
3 29 (55.77%) Open Source
4 28 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (53.85%) Web Design
5 25 (48.08%) Configuration Management
6 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (40.38%) MVC
7 20 (38.46%) Front End Development
7 20 (38.46%) OWASP
7 20 (38.46%) Scrum
7 20 (38.46%) Web Development
8 9 (17.31%) TDD
9 8 (15.38%) Line Management
9 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.54%) Kanban
10 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
11 5 (9.62%) Service Design
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Ruby
2 32 (61.54%) Scala
3 28 (53.85%) Python
4 23 (44.23%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) C#
6 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
1 9 (17.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Google
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft