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 3 months to 29 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
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 126 122
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 43 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.57% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 1.88% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 14
South West median daily rate £375 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -14.81%  
10th Percentile £274 £198 £277
90th Percentile £430 £356 £406
England median daily rate £408 £410 £363
% change year-on-year -0.60% +13.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South West median hourly rate - £22.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.00%  
England median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 721 796 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.37% 26.44% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1809 2289 2191
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £289 £275 £269
90th Percentile £475 £506 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 115
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.37% -8.33%  
10th Percentile £31.25 £20.39 £19.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.30 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire +9 14 £400 +25.49% 1
Bristol +1 13 £290 -5.30% 4
Devon -2 8 £375 +172.72% 1
Somerset - 4 - - 3
Dorset +8 3 £375 +66.66% 5
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 80 (98.77%) JavaScript
2 72 (88.89%) HTML
3 68 (83.95%) CSS
4 43 (53.09%) .NET
5 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (43.21%) XML
7 34 (41.98%) jQuery
8 33 (40.74%) C#
9 32 (39.51%) MVC
10 28 (34.57%) SQL
11 27 (33.33%) JSON
12 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
13 25 (30.86%) Web Services
14 23 (28.40%) Web Development
14 23 (28.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (28.40%) RESTful
15 21 (25.93%) Finance
15 21 (25.93%) TDD
16 20 (24.69%) User Experience
17 19 (23.46%) Sass
17 19 (23.46%) Sitecore
18 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
18 18 (22.22%) Java
18 18 (22.22%) Oracle
19 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
19 17 (20.99%) Scrum
19 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
20 16 (19.75%) SOAP
20 16 (19.75%) W3C
21 15 (18.52%) Windows

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 15 (18.52%) CMS
1 15 (18.52%) IIS
2 14 (17.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.47%) JBoss
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.23%) Drupal
7 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.52%) Visual Studio
4 10 (12.35%) Subversion
5 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.88%) Ant
6 8 (9.88%) Apache Buildr
6 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
6 8 (9.88%) jMock
6 8 (9.88%) JUnit
6 8 (9.88%) Maven
6 8 (9.88%) Mercurial
7 7 (8.64%) Gradle
7 7 (8.64%) IntelliJ
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.70%) Selenium
9 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.47%) MSTest
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Local Government
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (86.42%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Sitecore Developer
3 18 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.64%) UI Developer
8 6 (7.41%) HTML Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (88.89%) HTML
2 68 (83.95%) CSS
3 43 (53.09%) .NET
4 35 (43.21%) XML
5 34 (41.98%) jQuery
6 27 (33.33%) JSON
7 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
8 25 (30.86%) Web Services
9 23 (28.40%) RESTful
10 19 (23.46%) Sass
11 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
12 16 (19.75%) SOAP
13 15 (18.52%) HTML5
14 12 (14.81%) Spring
14 12 (14.81%) XSLT
15 11 (13.58%) REST
16 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
16 10 (12.35%) Struts
16 10 (12.35%) XSL
17 9 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) User Experience
2 16 (19.75%) W3C
3 9 (11.11%) RIA
4 7 (8.64%) Web 2.0
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) MVC
3 23 (28.40%) Web Development
4 21 (25.93%) TDD
5 17 (20.99%) Scrum
6 15 (18.52%) Content Management
7 14 (17.28%) Front End Development
7 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
8 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.11%) User Stories
10 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.88%) Refactoring
10 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.88%) XML Parsing
11 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.17%) OO
13 5 (6.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) JavaScript
2 33 (40.74%) C#
3 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 18 (22.22%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) Python
6 7 (8.64%) ActionScript
6 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.41%) PHP
8 5 (6.17%) Delphi
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
10 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Sitecore
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle
3 14 (17.28%) Apple
4 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.11%) ATG
6 8 (9.88%) Sencha
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) Adobe
8 2 (2.47%) OpenText
8 2 (2.47%) Talend
8 2 (2.47%) VMware
9 1 (1.23%) BEA
9 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.23%) Facebook
9 1 (1.23%) Google
9 1 (1.23%) hybris
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) SAP
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