The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Ajax 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 188 28 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.37% 27.72% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 51 25
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.78 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -57.81%  
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 Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Northern Ireland

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Mustache
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Mustache
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL