Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 171 175
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -64
Contract jobs citing Ajax 43 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 2.96% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 57
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £313 £298
90th Percentile £483 £425 £521
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.13 £37.50 £35.84
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.65% -15.68%

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 1792 1927 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.53% 27.95% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1350 1268
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +17.99%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £540
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 66
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.40 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.85 £45.67
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +25 24 £450 +20.00% 5
Manchester +1 16 £374 +6.79% 9
Lancashire +17 2 £308 -5.38% 2
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) CSS
3 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) CSS3
5 21 (48.84%) jQuery
5 21 (48.84%) HTML5
6 19 (44.19%) JSON
6 19 (44.19%) XML
7 18 (41.86%) TDD
8 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
9 15 (34.88%) Java
10 14 (32.56%) J2EE
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
10 14 (32.56%) SOAP
10 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
11 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (30.23%) .NET
11 13 (30.23%) Finance
11 13 (30.23%) Spring
12 12 (27.91%) Perforce
12 12 (27.91%) C#
12 12 (27.91%) SQL
12 12 (27.91%) Web Services
12 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
12 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
13 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (23.26%) Node.js
13 10 (23.26%) Scrum
13 10 (23.26%) Banking

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 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) npm
2 6 (13.95%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
3 2 (4.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) MySQL
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Gradle
2 8 (18.60%) Grunt
2 8 (18.60%) gulp
3 7 (16.28%) SonarQube
3 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) JUnit
5 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
5 4 (9.30%) JProfiler
6 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.65%) Mocha
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.33%) Bower
7 1 (2.33%) Broccoli
7 1 (2.33%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.33%) JSHint
7 1 (2.33%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) UI Developer
4 6 (13.95%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) CSS
1 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 22 (51.16%) CSS3
3 21 (48.84%) HTML5
3 21 (48.84%) jQuery
4 19 (44.19%) JSON
4 19 (44.19%) XML
5 14 (32.56%) J2EE
5 14 (32.56%) SOAP
6 13 (30.23%) .NET
6 13 (30.23%) Spring
7 12 (27.91%) Web Services
8 10 (23.26%) Node.js
9 9 (20.93%) Servlets
9 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (18.60%) EJB
10 8 (18.60%) JSP
10 8 (18.60%) Struts
11 7 (16.28%) XHTML
12 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) TDD
3 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
4 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
9 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 7 (16.28%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (16.28%) SDLC
10 6 (13.95%) MVC
10 6 (13.95%) OO
10 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Search
11 4 (9.30%) RAD
11 4 (9.30%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) ES6
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Rancher
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Perforce
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Telerik