The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.94% - 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% - 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £388
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 72 81 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 34.95% 33.20% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 89
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 22
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -24.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Somerset

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Somerset

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 - - 2
Yeovil - 1 - -
Ajax
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Pair Programming
3 9 (81.82%) Subversion
3 9 (81.82%) Spring
3 9 (81.82%) JSON
3 9 (81.82%) RESTful
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) ATG
3 9 (81.82%) Hibernate
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) Apache Buildr
4 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 8 (72.73%) Ansible
4 8 (72.73%) Docker
4 8 (72.73%) XML Parsing
4 8 (72.73%) Ant
4 8 (72.73%) JUnit
4 8 (72.73%) EJB

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 8 (72.73%) Ant
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Buildr
2 8 (72.73%) Eclipse
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) jMock
2 8 (72.73%) JUnit
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 8 (72.73%) Mercurial
3 7 (63.64%) Gradle
3 7 (63.64%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) MSTest
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) WATIR
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) Hibernate
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) EJB
3 8 (72.73%) JSF
3 8 (72.73%) JSP
3 8 (72.73%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
5 1 (9.09%) JPA
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) RIA
1 7 (63.64%) Web 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Pair Programming
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) XML Parsing
4 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) API Development
5 1 (9.09%) ATDD
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) ATG
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) BEA
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sencha