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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 96 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 23 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.72% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 2.57% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £317 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £515 £408
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 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 482 623 581
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.02% 31.88% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 452 356
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -77.50%  
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 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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Leeds +17 22 £450 +24.13% 2
Ajax
Yorkshire

Ajax
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 32 (86.49%) HTML
1 32 (86.49%) CSS
1 32 (86.49%) JSON
1 32 (86.49%) HTML5
1 32 (86.49%) CSS3
2 30 (81.08%) REST
3 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (70.27%) Ruby
4 26 (70.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 26 (70.27%) Django
5 25 (67.57%) MVC
6 23 (62.16%) Scrum
7 21 (56.76%) Scala
8 20 (54.05%) Open Source
8 20 (54.05%) Play Framework
9 19 (51.35%) Spring MVC
9 19 (51.35%) Guice
9 19 (51.35%) Google
9 19 (51.35%) Spring
10 17 (45.95%) Automated Testing
10 17 (45.95%) C#
10 17 (45.95%) Front End Development
11 16 (43.24%) JIRA
11 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
12 14 (37.84%) Python
12 14 (37.84%) RESTful
13 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
13 13 (35.14%) Linux
13 13 (35.14%) TDD

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 10 (27.03%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
3 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (18.92%) MySQL
3 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) JIRA
2 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (32.43%) JUnit
3 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (27.03%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Scala Developer
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Project Director
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) CSS
1 32 (86.49%) CSS3
1 32 (86.49%) HTML
1 32 (86.49%) HTML5
1 32 (86.49%) JSON
2 30 (81.08%) REST
3 26 (70.27%) Django
3 26 (70.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (54.05%) Play Framework
5 19 (51.35%) Guice
5 19 (51.35%) Spring
5 19 (51.35%) Spring MVC
6 14 (37.84%) RESTful
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (13.51%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) MVC
3 23 (62.16%) Scrum
4 20 (54.05%) Open Source
5 17 (45.95%) Automated Testing
5 17 (45.95%) Front End Development
6 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
7 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (35.14%) TDD
8 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (29.73%) Web Design
9 9 (24.32%) OWASP
10 8 (21.62%) Web Development
11 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (18.92%) Kanban
11 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.22%) Product Management
12 6 (16.22%) Prototyping
12 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
12 6 (16.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Ruby
2 21 (56.76%) Scala
3 17 (45.95%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) Python
5 10 (27.03%) Java
6 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.81%) SQL
8 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft