Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 76 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -39 +9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 11 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.34% 1.00% 6.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 3.55% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 63
South Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +24.09% -23.89%
10th Percentile £350 £356 £245
90th Percentile £476 £505 £524
Wales median daily rate £450 £415 £348
% change year-on-year +8.43% +19.42% -22.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £25.25
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50

Ajax is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 277 310 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.58% 28.16% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 230 342
South Wales median daily rate £400 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +15.86% +3.57%
10th Percentile £268 £200 £268
90th Percentile £531 £538 £486
Wales median daily rate £415 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -2.35% +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.81% +16.22% -35.65%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £21.50 £61.13
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.30 £29.50
% change year-on-year +170.90% -31.18% +24.21%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 14 £450 +8.43% 5
Ajax
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) JSON
3 12 (85.71%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) Node.js
3 12 (85.71%) CSS3
4 11 (78.57%) Grunt
4 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
4 11 (78.57%) gulp
5 10 (71.43%) SonarQube
5 10 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
6 9 (64.29%) Perforce
6 9 (64.29%) Performance Optimisation
6 9 (64.29%) npm
7 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (42.86%) Finance
8 6 (42.86%) OO
8 6 (42.86%) Scrum
9 5 (35.71%) Java
9 5 (35.71%) jQuery
9 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
10 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 4 (28.57%) SQL
10 4 (28.57%) J2EE

Ajax
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
1 11 (78.57%) Grunt
1 11 (78.57%) gulp
2 10 (71.43%) SonarQube
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Gradle
3 3 (21.43%) JProfiler
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) UI Developer
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) React Developer
5 2 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) CSS3
3 12 (85.71%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) JSON
3 12 (85.71%) Node.js
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 4 (28.57%) J2EE
5 4 (28.57%) React
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) JPA
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) Velocity
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
8 1 (7.14%) SOAP
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) OO
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) BDD
8 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
8 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
8 3 (21.43%) RAD
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) OOP
9 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Perforce
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle