Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 168 187
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 52 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 2.30% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 31
North West median daily rate £450 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £313
90th Percentile £535 £483 £425
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £20.78
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.39% +4.05% +10.28%

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 2,032 1,742 1,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.38% 30.96% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,391 1,177 1,369
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £275
90th Percentile £550 £509 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 37
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.97 £20.00 £18.67
90th Percentile £63.10 £50.00 £44.15
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.68%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -6 27 £395 +6.83% 34
Lancashire -4 16 £475 +54.47% 7
Cheshire -13 8 £473 +5.00% 5
Merseyside - 1 £282 - 1
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 39 (75.00%) CSS
3 36 (69.23%) HTML
4 26 (50.00%) jQuery
5 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (44.23%) HTML5
6 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 17 (32.69%) TDD
8 16 (30.77%) Node.js
8 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (30.77%) OOP
8 16 (30.77%) Web Design
9 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 12 (23.08%) MVC
11 11 (21.15%) Scrum
11 11 (21.15%) Web Services
11 11 (21.15%) JSON
11 11 (21.15%) Bitbucket
11 11 (21.15%) Grunt
11 11 (21.15%) gulp
12 10 (19.23%) User Experience
12 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
13 9 (17.31%) BDD
13 9 (17.31%) Python
13 9 (17.31%) MySQL
13 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
14 8 (15.38%) Mobile First
14 8 (15.38%) Java
14 8 (15.38%) SQL
14 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing

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 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Yarn
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Bitbucket
2 11 (21.15%) Grunt
2 11 (21.15%) gulp
3 7 (13.46%) Mocha
4 5 (9.62%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 3 (5.77%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.85%) JIRA
7 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.92%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) UI Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (11.54%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (11.54%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Django Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Designer
9 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Designer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (3.85%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.85%) UX Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) CSS
2 36 (69.23%) HTML
3 26 (50.00%) jQuery
4 23 (44.23%) HTML5
5 16 (30.77%) Node.js
6 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.15%) JSON
7 11 (21.15%) Web Services
8 8 (15.38%) Django
9 7 (13.46%) CSS3
9 7 (13.46%) REST
9 7 (13.46%) SOAP
10 6 (11.54%) React
10 6 (11.54%) Sass
11 5 (9.62%) .NET
11 5 (9.62%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 4 (7.69%) Chai
12 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
1 10 (19.23%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Wiki
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Android
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) OOP
3 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (30.77%) Web Design
4 12 (23.08%) MVC
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) BDD
6 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
7 8 (15.38%) Mobile First
7 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Content Management
8 6 (11.54%) Kanban
8 6 (11.54%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.54%) Workflow
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.62%) OO
9 5 (9.62%) Wireframes
10 4 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 4 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) Python
3 8 (15.38%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Groovy
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Java 8
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) SAP