Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 27 May 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 25 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.47% 3.33% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 14.21% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 26
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £470 £475 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £338 £356
% change year-on-year +12.59% -5.26% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 246 183 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 34.12% 23.43% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 107 114
Northamptonshire median daily rate £423 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.55% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £528 £500 £501
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £328
% change year-on-year +6.67% +14.50% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +45.63%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Northamptonshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Northamptonshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Northamptonshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Northampton +6 20 £406 +20.37% 4
Kettering - 2 £350 -
Ajax
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) jQuery
3 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (68.00%) HTML
4 17 (68.00%) CSS
4 17 (68.00%) JSON
5 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 15 (60.00%) HTML5
6 15 (60.00%) Perforce
7 14 (56.00%) Node.js
7 14 (56.00%) npm
8 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
8 13 (52.00%) TDD
9 11 (44.00%) Java
9 11 (44.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 11 (44.00%) React
9 11 (44.00%) SonarQube
9 11 (44.00%) Grunt
9 11 (44.00%) gulp
9 11 (44.00%) CSS3
10 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (40.00%) JUnit
11 9 (36.00%) XML
11 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (36.00%) Spring
12 8 (32.00%) Banking
12 8 (32.00%) Finance
12 8 (32.00%) J2EE
13 7 (28.00%) SOAP

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) WordPress
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) npm
2 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (44.00%) Grunt
2 11 (44.00%) gulp
2 11 (44.00%) SonarQube
3 10 (40.00%) JUnit
4 7 (28.00%) Gradle
4 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (28.00%) Maven
5 6 (24.00%) Subversion
6 5 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 5 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) JProfiler
8 3 (12.00%) CA Release Automation
8 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
8 3 (12.00%) NetBeans
9 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
9 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) UI Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) React Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) jQuery
2 17 (68.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) JSON
3 15 (60.00%) HTML5
4 14 (56.00%) Node.js
5 11 (44.00%) CSS3
5 11 (44.00%) React
6 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (36.00%) Spring
7 9 (36.00%) XML
8 8 (32.00%) J2EE
9 7 (28.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (20.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (16.00%) JPA
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services
11 4 (16.00%) XSLT
12 3 (12.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 11 (44.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (16.00%) RAD
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) Open Source
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) SOLID
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
10 2 (8.00%) Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (8.00%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Java 8
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Terraform
4 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Perforce
2 3 (12.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Capita