The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 51 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 0.65% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 2.67% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
Ajax
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 150 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.26% 24.31% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 64
Average daily rate £360 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Birmingham region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ajax also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ajax.

1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 10 (55.56%) OOP
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) PHP
6 8 (44.44%) PHP5
7 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) XML
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) Drupal
9 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) User Experience
10 4 (22.22%) Android Development
10 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
10 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
10 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
10 4 (22.22%) Yii
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) JIRA
10 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (22.22%) Android
10 4 (22.22%) SOA

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ajax also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ajax. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
7 4 (22.22%) Yii
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) REST
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.11%) CSS3
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 1 (5.56%) J2EE
10 1 (5.56%) LINQ
10 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.56%) LAMP
10 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 4 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Android Development
4 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 8 (44.44%) PHP5
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP4
5 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Sencha
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Macromedia
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter