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 3 months to 29 March 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 93 124
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 28 65 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 1.68% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 6.35% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 18
Median daily rate £400 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £492 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 811 1024 834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.39% 26.47% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 685 508
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Manchester 0 14 £375 +3.44% 16
Cheshire +15 8 £475 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £500 - 3
Merseyside -9 1 £425 +30.76% 3
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 51 (87.93%) JavaScript
2 50 (86.21%) HTML
3 44 (75.86%) CSS
4 33 (56.90%) jQuery
5 29 (50.00%) Java
5 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (44.83%) HTML5
7 25 (43.10%) SQL
8 23 (39.66%) JSON
9 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
10 20 (34.48%) Web Services
10 20 (34.48%) MVC
11 19 (32.76%) XML
12 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
13 17 (29.31%) C#
14 16 (27.59%) .NET
14 16 (27.59%) Scrum
14 16 (27.59%) CSS3
15 15 (25.86%) SOAP
15 15 (25.86%) Python
16 14 (24.14%) Finance
16 14 (24.14%) REST
17 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
18 12 (20.69%) TDD
18 12 (20.69%) Ruby
18 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
18 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
19 11 (18.97%) Spring
19 11 (18.97%) Oracle

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 (8.62%) Apache
1 5 (8.62%) SAS
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.62%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.62%) Big Data
4 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.17%) CouchDB
6 3 (5.17%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.17%) Riak
7 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.45%) DB2
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.24%) JIRA
3 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) Gradle
4 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.72%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 56 (96.55%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (3.45%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (3.45%) EPiServer Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Linux Developer
8 2 (3.45%) WCF Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (86.21%) HTML
2 44 (75.86%) CSS
3 33 (56.90%) jQuery
4 26 (44.83%) HTML5
5 23 (39.66%) JSON
6 20 (34.48%) Web Services
7 19 (32.76%) XML
8 16 (27.59%) .NET
8 16 (27.59%) CSS3
9 15 (25.86%) SOAP
10 14 (24.14%) REST
11 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
12 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
13 11 (18.97%) J2EE
13 11 (18.97%) Spring
14 10 (17.24%) Servlets
15 9 (15.52%) JSP
16 8 (13.79%) Node.js
16 8 (13.79%) WCF
17 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) iPad
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) DataPower
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) MVC
3 16 (27.59%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Front End Development
6 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.52%) Kanban
7 9 (15.52%) OO
8 8 (13.79%) BDD
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 6 (10.34%) Web Development
11 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
11 5 (8.62%) Pair Programming
11 5 (8.62%) SDLC
11 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
12 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) JavaScript
2 29 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (43.10%) SQL
4 17 (29.31%) C#
5 15 (25.86%) Python
6 12 (20.69%) Ruby
7 8 (13.79%) Perl
8 5 (8.62%) Go
8 5 (8.62%) Groovy
9 4 (6.90%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) Scala
10 2 (3.45%) Prolog
10 2 (3.45%) R
11 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.72%) PhD
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) Perforce
4 2 (3.45%) Zend
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Kony
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Yahoo!
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago