Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 200 151
Rank change year-on-year -4 -49 +15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 25 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.30% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 1.09% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 26
South West median daily rate £485 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £261
90th Percentile £538 £520 £469
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +41.18% +10.39% +4.05%

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 1,580 1,649 1,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.70% 27.54% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,085 1,095 895
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 30
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +18.03%
10th Percentile £16.15 £22.70 £31.25
90th Percentile £54.50 £61.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.57 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.93% +6.67%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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
Somerset - 11 £500 - 2
Bristol +2 6 £388 -13.89% 2
Devon -10 3 £438 +59.09% 2
Wiltshire -18 2 £388 -26.19% 4
Dorset - 2 - - 4
Gloucestershire -14 1 £300 -11.11% 1
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 22 (88.00%) HTML
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (88.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) JSON
4 11 (44.00%) Spring
4 11 (44.00%) JSP
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) Struts
5 10 (40.00%) JSF
5 10 (40.00%) RESTful
5 10 (40.00%) Ansible
5 10 (40.00%) Docker
5 10 (40.00%) XML Parsing
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (32.00%) IntelliJ
7 8 (32.00%) JUnit
7 8 (32.00%) jQuery
7 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (28.00%) jMock
8 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
8 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Maven

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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) SilverStripe
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (32.00%) IntelliJ
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 7 (28.00%) jMock
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.00%) Ant
4 5 (20.00%) Apache Buildr
4 5 (20.00%) Gradle
5 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.00%) WebCenter Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) CSS
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) JSON
4 11 (44.00%) JSP
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
4 11 (44.00%) Spring
5 10 (40.00%) JSF
5 10 (40.00%) RESTful
5 10 (40.00%) Struts
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.00%) Apache Flex
9 4 (16.00%) XHTML
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) XML Parsing
4 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Web Design
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.00%) Structured Programming
9 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) ATG
4 1 (4.00%) FatWire
4 1 (4.00%) Google