The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 26 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.22% 2.74% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 12.24% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £338 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £333
% change year-on-year - +12.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 43 49 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 17.48% 22.37% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 37
Median daily rate £338 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 - -
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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ajax in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Northampton

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Northampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) J2EE
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
4 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (76.92%) Spring
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle
5 9 (69.23%) Banking
6 8 (61.54%) Hibernate
6 8 (61.54%) SQL
6 8 (61.54%) SOAP
6 8 (61.54%) XML
7 7 (53.85%) OO
7 7 (53.85%) Finance
7 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (53.85%) TDD
7 7 (53.85%) IntelliJ
7 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
7 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
7 7 (53.85%) JPA
7 7 (53.85%) JSON
7 7 (53.85%) JIRA
7 7 (53.85%) Gradle
7 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
8 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
8 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
8 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (46.15%) JProfiler
8 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
8 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Gradle
2 7 (53.85%) IntelliJ
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) JProfiler
3 6 (46.15%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) J2EE
1 11 (84.62%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Hibernate
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) JPA
4 7 (53.85%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) XSLT
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) EJB
6 5 (38.46%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) JSP
6 5 (38.46%) Servlets
6 5 (38.46%) Struts
7 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 2 (15.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) OO
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
2 6 (46.15%) RAD
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (15.38%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Chordiant
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Kony
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase