The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 57 54 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.41% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +22.85% -5.40%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 159 142 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.42% 26.44% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 106 59
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Ajax as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in South Yorkshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in South Yorkshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in South Yorkshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Sheffield - 1 £350 - 1
Ajax
Yorkshire

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Ensighten
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Zend
5 1 (20.00%) Django
5 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) Django
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Ensighten
2 1 (20.00%) Zend