The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.79% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.49% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £325 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% +31.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +22.85% -5.40%  

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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 229 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.70% 22.65% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 144 167
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Reading

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) WinForms
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Mason
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) iOS Development

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (42.86%) Angular Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Mason
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#