Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 136 153
Rank change year-on-year -39 +17 -15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 35 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 1.45% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 4.40% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 45
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £316 £256 £167
90th Percentile £568 £525 £488
England median daily rate £475 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £25.83 £43.00
% change year-on-year +93.57% -39.93% +10.97%

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 1,869 1,842 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.97% 32.90% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,297 1,263 1,198
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £274
90th Percentile £575 £546 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 32
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £14.96 £14.88 £26.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.00 £51.69
England median hourly rate £41.85 £41.41 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.25% +4.85%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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
Cheshire -7 21 £461 +23.00% 11
Manchester -35 7 £400 -7.78% 18
Lancashire -12 6 £325 +8.33% 5
Merseyside -15 1 - - 2
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 30 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) jQuery
5 15 (42.86%) Web Services
6 14 (40.00%) MySQL
7 13 (37.14%) Oracle
7 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
8 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
8 12 (34.29%) XML
9 11 (31.43%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) JSON
9 11 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (31.43%) React
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (28.57%) Java
10 10 (28.57%) Scrum
11 9 (25.71%) SQL
11 9 (25.71%) SOAP
11 9 (25.71%) Python
11 9 (25.71%) JSP
11 9 (25.71%) J2EE
11 9 (25.71%) CSS3
12 8 (22.86%) REST
12 8 (22.86%) Django
12 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
12 8 (22.86%) HTML5
12 8 (22.86%) Android
12 8 (22.86%) 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 5 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Kentico
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.57%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) CATIA
3 1 (2.86%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Veeva
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) Grunt
3 1 (2.86%) gulp
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.86%) Mocha
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Python Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Django Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Python/Django Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) UX Developer
5 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) UI/UX Developer
7 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Veeva Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) CSS
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) jQuery
3 15 (42.86%) Web Services
4 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
5 12 (34.29%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) JSON
6 11 (31.43%) React
6 11 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (25.71%) CSS3
7 9 (25.71%) J2EE
7 9 (25.71%) JSP
7 9 (25.71%) SOAP
8 8 (22.86%) Django
8 8 (22.86%) HTML5
8 8 (22.86%) REST
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (14.29%) JSF
9 5 (14.29%) Spring
9 5 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (22.86%) User Experience
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Android
2 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (22.86%) Android Development
3 8 (22.86%) iOS Development
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
6 5 (14.29%) SEO
6 5 (14.29%) SOA
6 5 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (11.43%) Tag Management
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Adobe
3 4 (11.43%) Tealium
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.71%) Workday
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft