Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 155 145
Rank change year-on-year -15 -10 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 38 48 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.84% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.61% 3.09% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 48
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £262 £275 £268
90th Percentile £478 £429 £520
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +261.11% -81.54%
England median hourly rate £39.13 £37.50 £35.84
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.65% -13.13%

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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1457 1555 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.75% 27.19% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1136 1263
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 92
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the South West

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the South West

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the South West

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the South West

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bristol -21 13 £330 -5.71% 8
Devon +1 5 £375 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire -13 5 £425 +30.77%
Somerset - 5 £413 - 3
Dorset +5 4 - -
Gloucestershire +19 3 £475 +40.74% 1
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 28 (73.68%) HTML
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) CSS
4 16 (42.11%) XML
5 15 (39.47%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) .NET
6 14 (36.84%) jQuery
7 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
8 12 (31.58%) JSON
8 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 12 (31.58%) Finance
9 11 (28.95%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) C#
10 10 (26.32%) Maven
10 10 (26.32%) Web Development
11 9 (23.68%) SOAP
11 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
11 9 (23.68%) REST
12 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
12 8 (21.05%) BDD
12 8 (21.05%) Sass
12 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (21.05%) IntelliJ
12 8 (21.05%) W3C
12 8 (21.05%) Selenium
13 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
13 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
13 7 (18.42%) Banking

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (15.79%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) GIMP
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 8 (21.05%) IntelliJ
2 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
3 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
3 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.16%) Subversion
5 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) Ant
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Buildr
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
6 2 (5.26%) jMock
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Local Government
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Sitecore Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Delphi Developer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 16 (42.11%) XML
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) jQuery
5 12 (31.58%) JSON
6 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.68%) REST
6 9 (23.68%) SOAP
7 8 (21.05%) Sass
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (10.53%) CSS3
10 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.53%) XHTML
10 4 (10.53%) XSL
10 4 (10.53%) XSLT
11 3 (7.89%) DHTML
11 3 (7.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) W3C
2 7 (18.42%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.26%) RIA
4 2 (5.26%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
3 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 10 (26.32%) Web Development
5 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.16%) Content Management
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (7.89%) Open Source
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Process Management
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Delphi
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Sitecore
2 5 (13.16%) Apple
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) OpenText
5 2 (5.26%) ATG
5 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.26%) Teradata
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow