The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 30 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 9 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.60% 0.61% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.28% 2.74% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 12
Median daily rate £413 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +11.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 97 73 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 28.03% 22.39% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 43
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.32% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Swindon

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (87.50%) C#
2 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) CSS
3 20 (83.33%) Finance
3 20 (83.33%) jQuery
4 19 (79.17%) Web Development
4 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
4 19 (79.17%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) Windows
5 18 (75.00%) W3C
5 18 (75.00%) Sitecore
5 18 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (70.83%) Content Management
6 17 (70.83%) XSLT
6 17 (70.83%) Flash
6 17 (70.83%) CMS
6 17 (70.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (70.83%) Sass
7 16 (66.67%) IIS
7 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
7 16 (66.67%) Apple
8 15 (62.50%) ActionScript
8 15 (62.50%) Internet
8 15 (62.50%) User Experience
9 12 (50.00%) Front End Development
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.50%) MVC
11 3 (12.50%) Scrum
11 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 17 (70.83%) CMS
1 17 (70.83%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Sitecore Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (29.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
9 2 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
9 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
9 2 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (4.17%) ASP Developer
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (4.17%) CMS Developer
10 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
10 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) CSS
2 20 (83.33%) jQuery
3 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 19 (79.17%) HTML
4 17 (70.83%) Flash
4 17 (70.83%) Sass
4 17 (70.83%) XSLT
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
6 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) JSP
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) W3C
2 15 (62.50%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Web Development
2 17 (70.83%) Content Management
3 12 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) BPMN
6 2 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) MVVM
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Sitecore
2 16 (66.67%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Sencha
4 1 (4.17%) OpenText
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods