The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
UK / Wales
Rank 42 64 57
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.69% 2.06% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.15% 5.34% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £338 £415 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.67% +36.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £291 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £512 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 214 262 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.35% 38.47% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 178 94
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Wales

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Wales

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Wales

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +25 23 £270 -28.94% 1
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 32 (94.12%) CSS
3 30 (88.24%) jQuery
4 26 (76.47%) HTML5
4 26 (76.47%) Web Development
5 24 (70.59%) CSS3
6 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) User Experience
7 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
8 12 (35.29%) AngularJS
8 12 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (29.41%) Backbone.js
9 10 (29.41%) Node.js
9 10 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (29.41%) Wireframes
9 10 (29.41%) React
9 10 (29.41%) Docker
9 10 (29.41%) Durandal
10 9 (26.47%) PHP
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) MySQL
11 8 (23.53%) XML
11 8 (23.53%) Client/Server
11 8 (23.53%) Sass
11 8 (23.53%) ServiceNow
12 7 (20.59%) Release Management
12 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (20.59%) CMDB

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Grunt
2 2 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (23.53%) HTML CSS Developer
3 8 (23.53%) HTML Developer
3 8 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 6 (17.65%) PHP Zend Developer
5 5 (14.71%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UI/UX Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Web UI Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) CSS
1 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 30 (88.24%) jQuery
3 26 (76.47%) HTML5
4 24 (70.59%) CSS3
5 12 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 12 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (29.41%) Backbone.js
6 10 (29.41%) Durandal
6 10 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (29.41%) Node.js
6 10 (29.41%) React
7 8 (23.53%) Sass
7 8 (23.53%) XML
8 6 (17.65%) LAMP
8 6 (17.65%) Zend Framework
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) XHTML
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) User Experience
2 8 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 7 (20.59%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) W3C
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Web Development
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
4 10 (29.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 10 (29.41%) Wireframes
5 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
5 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
5 7 (20.59%) Release Management
5 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (20.59%) Workflow
6 6 (17.65%) OOP
6 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (17.65%) Web Design
7 5 (14.71%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 3 (8.82%) DevOps
9 3 (8.82%) SOLID
10 2 (5.88%) Mobile First
10 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
10 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) PHP
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) PHP 5
5 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) ServiceNow
2 6 (17.65%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore