The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
Wales / South Wales
Rank 31 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +26 -12  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 23 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.07% 2.26% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.13% 5.96% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 5
Median daily rate £270 £380 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +24.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £288 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £515 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £355
% change year-on-year +4.16% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 152 218 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.90% 37.85% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 156 72
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in South Wales

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in South Wales

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in South Wales

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cardiff +32 18 £375 +2.73% 1
Ajax
Wales

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 29 (96.67%) CSS
3 27 (90.00%) jQuery
4 23 (76.67%) HTML5
4 23 (76.67%) Web Development
5 21 (70.00%) CSS3
6 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (43.33%) User Experience
7 13 (43.33%) Front End Development
8 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (33.33%) Durandal
9 10 (33.33%) Node.js
9 10 (33.33%) Backbone.js
9 10 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (33.33%) Docker
9 10 (33.33%) React
9 10 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (33.33%) Wireframes
10 9 (30.00%) PHP
11 8 (26.67%) SQL
11 8 (26.67%) MySQL
11 8 (26.67%) Sass
12 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (20.00%) LAMP
12 6 (20.00%) Web Design
12 6 (20.00%) Zend
12 6 (20.00%) Zend Framework

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Grunt
2 2 (6.67%) gulp
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (26.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 8 (26.67%) HTML Developer
3 8 (26.67%) PHP Developer
4 6 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 5 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UX Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) CSS
1 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 27 (90.00%) jQuery
3 23 (76.67%) HTML5
4 21 (70.00%) CSS3
5 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (33.33%) Backbone.js
6 10 (33.33%) Durandal
6 10 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (33.33%) Node.js
6 10 (33.33%) React
7 8 (26.67%) Sass
8 6 (20.00%) LAMP
8 6 (20.00%) Zend Framework
9 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (13.33%) CMDB
4 2 (6.67%) W3C
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Web Development
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Front End Development
4 10 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 10 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 6 (20.00%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) Web Design
6 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (13.33%) Release Management
6 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) SOLID
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) PHP 5
5 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Zend
2 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore