The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 27 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 105 108
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 37 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.58% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.86% 2.08% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £241 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £545 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £326
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.29%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 539 720 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.53% 35.09% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 520 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in West Yorkshire

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in West Yorkshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in West Yorkshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Leeds +22 19 £388 -3.12% 3
Elland - 2 £375 -
Bradford - 1 £450 - 2
Halifax - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £350 -
Ajax
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 51 (86.44%) HTML
2 50 (84.75%) CSS
3 48 (81.36%) HTML5
4 47 (79.66%) CSS3
5 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (77.97%) JSON
6 44 (74.58%) REST
7 41 (69.49%) Scrum
8 37 (62.71%) Django
8 37 (62.71%) Ruby
8 37 (62.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 36 (61.02%) Scala
10 35 (59.32%) Play Framework
10 35 (59.32%) MVC
11 34 (57.63%) Test Automation
12 33 (55.93%) Configuration Management
13 32 (54.24%) C#
14 31 (52.54%) Open Source
15 30 (50.85%) RESTful
15 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
15 30 (50.85%) HTTP
15 30 (50.85%) Guice
15 30 (50.85%) Google
15 30 (50.85%) Spring
16 29 (49.15%) JIRA
16 29 (49.15%) Python
17 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (45.76%) OWASP
18 27 (45.76%) Subversion
18 27 (45.76%) JUnit

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 27 (45.76%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) CMS
2 6 (10.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
2 29 (49.15%) JIRA
3 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
3 27 (45.76%) JUnit
3 27 (45.76%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Bower
4 3 (5.08%) webpack
5 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 51 (86.44%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Scala Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Architect
7 7 (11.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Angular Developer
8 5 (8.47%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (8.47%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (86.44%) HTML
2 50 (84.75%) CSS
3 48 (81.36%) HTML5
4 47 (79.66%) CSS3
5 46 (77.97%) JSON
6 44 (74.58%) REST
7 37 (62.71%) Django
7 37 (62.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 35 (59.32%) Play Framework
9 30 (50.85%) Guice
9 30 (50.85%) RESTful
9 30 (50.85%) Spring
10 26 (44.07%) Spring MVC
11 11 (18.64%) jQuery
12 8 (13.56%) .NET
12 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
12 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) User Experience
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (69.49%) Scrum
3 35 (59.32%) MVC
4 34 (57.63%) Test Automation
5 33 (55.93%) Configuration Management
6 31 (52.54%) Open Source
7 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (45.76%) OWASP
9 25 (42.37%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (42.37%) Web Design
10 23 (38.98%) Front End Development
11 12 (20.34%) TDD
12 10 (16.95%) API Development
13 9 (15.25%) Service Design
13 9 (15.25%) Web Development
14 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (11.86%) Software Architecture
16 6 (10.17%) Product Management
16 6 (10.17%) Prototyping
16 6 (10.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) Ruby
2 36 (61.02%) Scala
3 32 (54.24%) C#
4 29 (49.15%) Python
5 18 (30.51%) Java
6 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.56%) SQL
8 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.39%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Google
2 6 (10.17%) Sitecore