The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 28 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.

Ajax
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.46% 1.29% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 2.99% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £263 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £293
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 67 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 27.74% 43.23% 48.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 64
Median daily rate £338 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Staffordshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Staffordshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 £250 -
Stafford - 1 £275 -
Ajax
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Laravel
4 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft