Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 140 144
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 39 71 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 1.29% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.79% 4.70% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 56
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.64% +18.57%
10th Percentile £281 £291 £277
90th Percentile £554 £481 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.83 £43.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -39.93% +10.97% +6.16%

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 1,397 1,510 1,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.01% 27.49% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1,052 1,233
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25.03 £18.64 £30.70
90th Percentile £56.13 £43.53 £57.00
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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
Bristol -4 22 £375 +7.14% 5
Wiltshire -7 6 £550 +35.38% 2
Somerset -5 5 £450 -5.26% 4
Gloucestershire +14 2 £393 +16.30% 1
Devon 0 2 £400 -8.68% 6
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) CSS
3 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
4 21 (53.85%) HTML
4 21 (53.85%) TDD
5 20 (51.28%) REST
6 18 (46.15%) BDD
7 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
7 17 (43.59%) JSON
8 16 (41.03%) jQuery
8 16 (41.03%) SOAP
9 15 (38.46%) Maven
9 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 13 (33.33%) Pair Programming
10 13 (33.33%) Web Services
11 12 (30.77%) SQL
11 12 (30.77%) MVC
11 12 (30.77%) IntelliJ
11 12 (30.77%) Banking
12 11 (28.21%) Spring
12 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
12 11 (28.21%) Selenium
12 11 (28.21%) XML
12 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
12 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
13 10 (25.64%) Finance
14 8 (20.51%) Scrum
14 8 (20.51%) HTML5

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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) GIMP
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) CouchDB
4 3 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Riak
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 15 (38.46%) Maven
2 12 (30.77%) IntelliJ
3 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 11 (28.21%) Selenium
3 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
5 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) Ant
6 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (10.26%) JUnit
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
7 3 (7.69%) git-flow
7 3 (7.69%) Gradle
7 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.69%) jMock
7 3 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
7 3 (7.69%) Mocha
7 3 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.26%) React Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 20 (51.28%) REST
4 17 (43.59%) JSON
5 16 (41.03%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) SOAP
6 13 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) Spring
7 11 (28.21%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) HTML5
9 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) Backbone.js
10 6 (15.38%) RESTful
10 6 (15.38%) Struts
11 5 (12.82%) .NET
11 5 (12.82%) CSS3
11 5 (12.82%) LESS
11 5 (12.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) RIA
2 3 (7.69%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 18 (46.15%) BDD
4 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
5 13 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 12 (30.77%) MVC
7 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) Open Source
10 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
12 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.69%) Microservices
12 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
12 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (7.69%) Web Development
12 3 (7.69%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby
4 7 (17.95%) Scala
5 6 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) ATG
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) SAP