Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 145 175
Rank change year-on-year +18 +30 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 100 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 3.35% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 39
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £306 £261
90th Percentile £525 £488 £490
England median daily rate £438 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.38% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
North West median hourly rate - - £25.02
England median hourly rate £35.50 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.35% +24.62% +2.06%

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 2,159 1,821 2,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.10% 31.87% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,223 1,385
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £548 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 65 57
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £24.15 £19.52
90th Percentile £52.60 £50.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.67% +3.45%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +9 59 £395 +5.33% 37
Cheshire -9 23 £413 -8.33% 6
Lancashire 0 16 £475 -5.00% 6
Merseyside - 2 £304 - 3
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (91.00%) JavaScript
2 62 (62.00%) CSS
3 57 (57.00%) HTML
4 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (51.00%) jQuery
6 42 (42.00%) Java
7 36 (36.00%) JSON
8 34 (34.00%) Scrum
8 34 (34.00%) Web Services
9 29 (29.00%) TDD
9 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
10 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (26.00%) MySQL
11 25 (25.00%) HTML5
12 23 (23.00%) XML
13 22 (22.00%) Oracle
14 21 (21.00%) Linux
14 21 (21.00%) SOAP
14 21 (21.00%) MVC
15 20 (20.00%) Python
16 19 (19.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (19.00%) Mobile App
17 18 (18.00%) Django
17 18 (18.00%) BDD
17 18 (18.00%) J2EE
17 18 (18.00%) Web Design
18 17 (17.00%) Android
19 16 (16.00%) Node.js
19 16 (16.00%) REST
19 16 (16.00%) PostgreSQL

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 13 (13.00%) Apache
2 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.00%) CMS
4 7 (7.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (6.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.00%) Confluence
6 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.00%) OpenShift
2 6 (6.00%) PaaS
3 5 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (2.00%) Yarn
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) MySQL
2 16 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.00%) CouchDB
6 5 (5.00%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.00%) MS Access
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.00%) Bitbucket
2 11 (11.00%) JIRA
3 9 (9.00%) Gradle
3 9 (9.00%) Grunt
3 9 (9.00%) gulp
4 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.00%) JProfiler
5 7 (7.00%) JUnit
6 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 4 (4.00%) Maven
8 4 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (3.00%) Mocha
10 2 (2.00%) Axure RP
11 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.00%) MSTest
11 1 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (73.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.00%) UI Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Django Developer
6 6 (6.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (6.00%) HTML Developer
6 6 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Java Technical Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.00%) CSS
2 57 (57.00%) HTML
3 51 (51.00%) jQuery
4 36 (36.00%) JSON
5 34 (34.00%) Web Services
6 25 (25.00%) HTML5
7 23 (23.00%) XML
8 21 (21.00%) SOAP
9 18 (18.00%) Django
9 18 (18.00%) J2EE
10 16 (16.00%) Node.js
10 16 (16.00%) REST
10 16 (16.00%) Spring
11 13 (13.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (11.00%) DOM
13 10 (10.00%) .NET
14 9 (9.00%) CSS3
15 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
16 7 (7.00%) SAX
16 7 (7.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (15.00%) User Experience
3 8 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.00%) Web 2.0
6 4 (4.00%) Wiki
7 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.00%) Android
3 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.00%) Unix
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) Scrum
3 29 (29.00%) TDD
4 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (21.00%) MVC
6 19 (19.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (18.00%) BDD
7 18 (18.00%) Web Design
8 16 (16.00%) OOP
9 13 (13.00%) Android Development
9 13 (13.00%) Change Management
9 13 (13.00%) Content Management
9 13 (13.00%) iOS Development
9 13 (13.00%) Kanban
9 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.00%) OO
11 9 (9.00%) Pair Programming
11 9 (9.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 91 (91.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (42.00%) Java
3 20 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) C#
6 8 (8.00%) Groovy
7 7 (7.00%) Perl
7 7 (7.00%) Ruby
8 5 (5.00%) Go
9 3 (3.00%) Java 8
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (1.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Adobe
3 7 (7.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 6 (6.00%) Perforce
4 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.00%) Tealium
6 2 (2.00%) Capita
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.00%) SAP