Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 160 161
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 +25
Contract jobs citing Ajax 47 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.76% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 2.36% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 44
North West median daily rate £470 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £333 £256 £155
90th Percentile £499 £483 £425
England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -
England median hourly rate £41.75 £39.88 £39.20
% change year-on-year +4.70% +1.72% +16.84%

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 2,037 1,824 1,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.84% 32.09% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,259 1,332
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £476 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £11.46 £18.85 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.03 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -16 16 £425 +13.70% 22
Cheshire -10 15 £473 +5.00% 5
Lancashire -10 15 £475 +54.47% 7
Merseyside - 1 £282 - 2
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 44 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 36 (76.60%) CSS
3 34 (72.34%) HTML
4 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (42.55%) jQuery
6 18 (38.30%) HTML5
7 15 (31.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (27.66%) Web Services
9 12 (25.53%) OOP
9 12 (25.53%) Web Design
9 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
10 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 11 (23.40%) Java
11 10 (21.28%) MySQL
11 10 (21.28%) Oracle
11 10 (21.28%) XML
11 10 (21.28%) Scrum
12 9 (19.15%) Python
12 9 (19.15%) JSON
12 9 (19.15%) Node.js
12 9 (19.15%) User Experience
13 8 (17.02%) SOAP
13 8 (17.02%) J2EE
14 7 (14.89%) JSP
14 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
14 7 (14.89%) Django
14 7 (14.89%) Bitbucket
14 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
15 6 (12.77%) Mobile First

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 4 (8.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) CATIA
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.26%) Yarn
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Bitbucket
3 5 (10.64%) Grunt
3 5 (10.64%) gulp
3 5 (10.64%) Mocha
4 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.26%) Axure RP
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) UI Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (14.89%) Python Developer
4 6 (12.77%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (12.77%) HTML Developer
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Django Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior UX Designer
8 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) CSS
2 34 (72.34%) HTML
3 20 (42.55%) jQuery
4 18 (38.30%) HTML5
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
6 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
7 10 (21.28%) XML
8 9 (19.15%) JSON
8 9 (19.15%) Node.js
9 8 (17.02%) J2EE
9 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) Django
10 7 (14.89%) JSP
11 6 (12.77%) CSS3
11 6 (12.77%) DOM
11 6 (12.77%) REST
11 6 (12.77%) Spring
11 6 (12.77%) XHTML
12 5 (10.64%) React
12 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
1 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (25.53%) OOP
3 12 (25.53%) Web Design
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) Mobile First
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Wireframes
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Android Development
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) Content Management
8 4 (8.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (8.51%) iOS Development
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.40%) Java
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) Groovy
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.13%) Java 8
6 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe
3 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.38%) Tealium
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) SAP