The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.86% 2.89% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 9.09% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 121 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 36.91% 31.84% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 94 44
Median daily rate £400 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Sheffield

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Django
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Python