The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 111 119
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 39 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.93% 1.24% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 3.63% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £233 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £503 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 739 965 760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.62% 34.20% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 691 518
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Yorkshire

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Yorkshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +43 36 £425 +6.25% 7
South Yorkshire -1 2 £375 -3.22% 3
North Yorkshire -1 1 £350 -22.22%
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 56 (87.50%) HTML
2 55 (85.94%) CSS
3 51 (79.69%) HTML5
4 49 (76.56%) CSS3
5 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (71.88%) JSON
7 44 (68.75%) REST
8 42 (65.63%) Scrum
9 38 (59.38%) Scala
9 38 (59.38%) Django
10 37 (57.81%) MVC
10 37 (57.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 37 (57.81%) Ruby
11 35 (54.69%) Play Framework
12 34 (53.13%) Test Automation
13 33 (51.56%) C#
14 32 (50.00%) Configuration Management
15 31 (48.44%) Open Source
16 30 (46.88%) RESTful
16 30 (46.88%) Git (software)
16 30 (46.88%) Guice
16 30 (46.88%) Python
16 30 (46.88%) Google
16 30 (46.88%) Spring
16 30 (46.88%) JIRA
17 29 (45.31%) HTTP
18 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (42.19%) Jenkins
19 27 (42.19%) JUnit
19 27 (42.19%) Spring MVC

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (40.63%) Confluence
2 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.94%) MySQL
5 6 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.13%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) Git (software)
1 30 (46.88%) JIRA
2 27 (42.19%) Jenkins
2 27 (42.19%) JUnit
2 27 (42.19%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Bower
3 3 (4.69%) webpack
4 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (1.56%) Banking
1 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (85.94%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Scala Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.81%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (7.81%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (87.50%) HTML
2 55 (85.94%) CSS
3 51 (79.69%) HTML5
4 49 (76.56%) CSS3
5 46 (71.88%) JSON
6 44 (68.75%) REST
7 38 (59.38%) Django
8 37 (57.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 35 (54.69%) Play Framework
10 30 (46.88%) Guice
10 30 (46.88%) RESTful
10 30 (46.88%) Spring
11 27 (42.19%) Spring MVC
12 14 (21.88%) jQuery
13 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
14 8 (12.50%) .NET
14 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Scrum
3 37 (57.81%) MVC
4 34 (53.13%) Test Automation
5 32 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 31 (48.44%) Open Source
7 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (40.63%) OWASP
9 24 (37.50%) Front End Development
9 24 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (37.50%) Web Design
10 13 (20.31%) TDD
11 10 (15.63%) API Development
11 10 (15.63%) Web Development
12 9 (14.06%) Service Design
13 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.94%) Software Architecture
15 6 (9.38%) Kanban
15 6 (9.38%) Microservices
15 6 (9.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) Scala
2 37 (57.81%) Ruby
3 33 (51.56%) C#
4 30 (46.88%) Python
5 22 (34.38%) Java
6 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
8 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.25%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.13%) Prolog
11 1 (1.56%) C++
11 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Google
2 6 (9.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.56%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle