Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 152 151
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -39
Contract jobs citing Ajax 52 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.96% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 3.11% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 68
North West median daily rate £375 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -2.07% +11.54%
10th Percentile £257 £157 £303
90th Percentile £475 £434 £502
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.44 £43.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -22.23% +6.17% +20.90%

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 North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,765 1,834 2,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.65% 29.93% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,220 1,264 1,341
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
10th Percentile £285 £275 £266
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 78
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.75 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.61% +14.58% +16.37%
10th Percentile £18.08 £16.85 £16.93
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.65 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the North West

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the North West

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the North West

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the North West

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester +2 25 £410 +20.59% 35
Cheshire +24 21 £375 - 10
Merseyside +7 3 £425 +9.68% 3
Lancashire +9 2 £308 +9.82% 6
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 51 (98.08%) JavaScript
2 45 (86.54%) HTML
3 44 (84.62%) CSS
4 30 (57.69%) TDD
5 28 (53.85%) SQL
6 27 (51.92%) XML
7 26 (50.00%) Web Services
8 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (48.08%) HTML5
9 23 (44.23%) CSS3
9 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
10 22 (42.31%) Java
10 22 (42.31%) SOAP
10 22 (42.31%) jQuery
11 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
12 19 (36.54%) Node.js
13 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
14 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
14 17 (32.69%) JSON
15 13 (25.00%) Scrum
15 13 (25.00%) .NET
15 13 (25.00%) J2EE
15 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
16 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (23.08%) BDD
16 12 (23.08%) C#
16 12 (23.08%) Oracle
16 12 (23.08%) Perforce
17 11 (21.15%) MVC

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) CMS
1 5 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) npm
2 6 (11.54%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (21.15%) MySQL
4 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
8 2 (3.85%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.92%) Redis
9 1 (1.92%) Riak
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Grunt
2 10 (19.23%) gulp
3 8 (15.38%) SonarQube
4 7 (13.46%) JUnit
4 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (9.62%) Gradle
5 5 (9.62%) JProfiler
6 4 (7.69%) Subversion
7 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.77%) JDeveloper
7 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.85%) Maven
8 2 (3.85%) Mocha
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.92%) JIRA
9 1 (1.92%) JSHint
9 1 (1.92%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) UI Developer
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 4 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Portal Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (5.77%) WebCenter Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (86.54%) HTML
2 44 (84.62%) CSS
3 27 (51.92%) XML
4 26 (50.00%) Web Services
5 25 (48.08%) HTML5
6 23 (44.23%) CSS3
7 22 (42.31%) jQuery
7 22 (42.31%) SOAP
8 19 (36.54%) Node.js
9 17 (32.69%) JSON
10 13 (25.00%) .NET
10 13 (25.00%) J2EE
11 11 (21.15%) DOM
11 11 (21.15%) REST
12 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
13 9 (17.31%) React
13 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (15.38%) SAX
14 8 (15.38%) Spring
14 8 (15.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) User Experience
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (7.69%) Web 2.0
5 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.92%) RIA
7 1 (1.92%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) TDD
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
4 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) BDD
6 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (21.15%) MVC
7 11 (21.15%) SDLC
8 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 8 (15.38%) Kanban
9 8 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
10 7 (13.46%) OO
10 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
11 6 (11.54%) SOA
11 6 (11.54%) Web Development
12 5 (9.62%) Refactoring
13 4 (7.69%) Content Management
13 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) JavaScript
2 28 (53.85%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) Ruby
6 6 (11.54%) ES6
6 6 (11.54%) Python
7 5 (9.62%) Groovy
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
7 5 (9.62%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.92%) Erlang
10 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.92%) VBA
10 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Rancher
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
1 12 (23.08%) Perforce
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.92%) Zend