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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 142 113
Rank change year-on-year +36 -29  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 34 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 0.55% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 2.19% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 24
Median daily rate £425 £338 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +3.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.29%  

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 888 959 812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.17% 25.07% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 672 519
Median daily rate £388 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 20
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Cheshire +41 19 £450 - 3
Manchester +13 15 £375 +11.11% 14
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 56 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 43 (71.67%) HTML
3 41 (68.33%) CSS
4 37 (61.67%) Java
5 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (55.00%) jQuery
6 30 (50.00%) JSON
7 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 26 (43.33%) HTML5
9 21 (35.00%) SQL
9 21 (35.00%) CSS3
10 20 (33.33%) Scrum
11 18 (30.00%) Spring
11 18 (30.00%) XML
12 17 (28.33%) J2EE
13 16 (26.67%) Web Services
13 16 (26.67%) JSP
13 16 (26.67%) Servlets
13 16 (26.67%) MongoDB
14 15 (25.00%) SOAP
14 15 (25.00%) Finance
15 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
15 14 (23.33%) REST
16 13 (21.67%) JIRA
16 13 (21.67%) Struts
16 13 (21.67%) Python
16 13 (21.67%) MVC
16 13 (21.67%) TDD
16 13 (21.67%) Banking
16 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (13.33%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) SAS
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (5.00%) Yammer
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.67%) MySQL
4 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.00%) Big Data
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.00%) CouchDB
8 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
8 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.00%) Riak
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.33%) DB2
10 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) JIRA
3 9 (15.00%) Gradle
3 9 (15.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.33%) Grunt
5 2 (3.33%) gulp
5 2 (3.33%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.67%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.67%) Moq
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (3.33%) EPiServer Developer
7 2 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (3.33%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (71.67%) HTML
2 41 (68.33%) CSS
3 33 (55.00%) jQuery
4 30 (50.00%) JSON
5 26 (43.33%) HTML5
6 21 (35.00%) CSS3
7 18 (30.00%) Spring
7 18 (30.00%) XML
8 17 (28.33%) J2EE
9 16 (26.67%) JSP
9 16 (26.67%) Servlets
9 16 (26.67%) Web Services
10 15 (25.00%) SOAP
11 14 (23.33%) REST
12 13 (21.67%) Struts
13 12 (20.00%) EJB
14 11 (18.33%) .NET
14 11 (18.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 10 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) User Experience
3 6 (10.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.00%) iPad
5 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) DataPower
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Android
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Scrum
3 13 (21.67%) MVC
3 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
6 8 (13.33%) BDD
6 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.67%) OO
7 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Kanban
8 6 (10.00%) SEO
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 5 (8.33%) DevOps
9 5 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 37 (61.67%) Java
3 21 (35.00%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) Python
5 11 (18.33%) C#
6 9 (15.00%) Ruby
7 6 (10.00%) Groovy
8 5 (8.33%) Prolog
8 5 (8.33%) Scala
9 4 (6.67%) Perl
10 3 (5.00%) PHP
10 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.33%) Go
11 2 (3.33%) R
11 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.67%) C++
12 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) PhD
1 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Perforce
3 4 (6.67%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Kony
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) Telerik
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.67%) Zend
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