Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 137 136
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 98 59 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 1.10% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 3.46% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 71
North West median daily rate £400 £355 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -4.05% +13.85%
10th Percentile £258 £220 £303
90th Percentile £525 £488 £490
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North West median hourly rate - - £27.50
England median hourly rate £28.37 £43.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -34.02% +16.22% +10.45%

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 1,964 1,705 2,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.07% 31.69% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,342 1,148 1,358
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 77
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +8.11% +64.44%
10th Percentile £12.83 £15.57 £16.93
90th Percentile £41.80 £51.35 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year - +6.15% +10.36%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +13 59 £430 +22.86% 20
Cheshire +2 35 £350 -13.85% 1
Merseyside +14 4 £425 - 3
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 91 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 61 (62.24%) CSS
3 59 (60.20%) Java
4 57 (58.16%) HTML
5 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (50.00%) jQuery
7 45 (45.92%) JSON
8 41 (41.84%) Web Services
9 39 (39.80%) Scrum
10 37 (37.76%) XML
11 35 (35.71%) TDD
12 31 (31.63%) MySQL
12 31 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (30.61%) SQL
14 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
15 28 (28.57%) Oracle
16 27 (27.55%) J2EE
16 27 (27.55%) SOAP
16 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
17 26 (26.53%) Linux
18 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
18 22 (22.45%) Spring
19 21 (21.43%) BDD
19 21 (21.43%) Node.js
19 21 (21.43%) REST
20 20 (20.41%) Unit Testing
20 20 (20.41%) Python
21 19 (19.39%) Apache
21 19 (19.39%) HTML5
22 18 (18.37%) User Experience

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 19 (19.39%) Apache
2 14 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.27%) CMS
4 11 (11.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (9.18%) JBoss
6 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.02%) Drupal
8 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.02%) IIS
8 1 (1.02%) SAS
8 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.18%) OpenShift
2 9 (9.18%) PaaS
3 6 (6.12%) npm
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
1 2 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) MySQL
2 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
6 10 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.14%) CouchDB
7 7 (7.14%) Neo4j
8 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.02%) Redis
11 1 (1.02%) Riak
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.27%) Gradle
3 12 (12.24%) JUnit
4 11 (11.22%) JProfiler
5 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.18%) JIRA
7 8 (8.16%) Grunt
7 8 (8.16%) gulp
8 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.12%) Maven
9 6 (6.12%) SonarQube
10 4 (4.08%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.08%) JDeveloper
10 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.06%) Subversion
12 2 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.02%) CasperJS
13 1 (1.02%) NSubstitute
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (74.49%) Developer
2 35 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.18%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Portal Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.08%) WebCenter Developer
9 3 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (62.24%) CSS
2 57 (58.16%) HTML
3 49 (50.00%) jQuery
4 45 (45.92%) JSON
5 41 (41.84%) Web Services
6 37 (37.76%) XML
7 27 (27.55%) J2EE
7 27 (27.55%) SOAP
8 22 (22.45%) Spring
9 21 (21.43%) Node.js
9 21 (21.43%) REST
10 19 (19.39%) HTML5
11 18 (18.37%) DOM
12 16 (16.33%) CSS3
13 13 (13.27%) Django
13 13 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (12.24%) SAX
14 12 (12.24%) XML Schema
15 11 (11.22%) React
16 10 (10.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) User Experience
2 13 (13.27%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (7.14%) Web 2.0
5 4 (4.08%) Wiki
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Android
3 10 (10.20%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) Windows
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.80%) Scrum
3 35 (35.71%) TDD
4 31 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
6 21 (21.43%) BDD
7 20 (20.41%) Unit Testing
8 18 (18.37%) MVC
9 17 (17.35%) Kanban
10 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (12.24%) Content Management
11 12 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (12.24%) SEO
12 11 (11.22%) Pair Programming
13 10 (10.20%) Android Development
13 10 (10.20%) Change Management
13 10 (10.20%) iOS Development
13 10 (10.20%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.20%) OO
13 10 (10.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 59 (60.20%) Java
3 30 (30.61%) SQL
4 20 (20.41%) Python
5 17 (17.35%) Ruby
6 10 (10.20%) Perl
7 9 (9.18%) Groovy
8 7 (7.14%) C#
8 7 (7.14%) Go
9 6 (6.12%) ES6
9 6 (6.12%) Scala
10 5 (5.10%) PHP
11 4 (4.08%) Java 8
11 4 (4.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.02%) Erlang
13 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.16%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) Perforce
3 11 (11.22%) Adobe
4 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.14%) SOASTA, Inc
6 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.06%) Tealium
8 2 (2.04%) Capita
8 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.02%) Twitter
9 1 (1.02%) Zend