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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 48 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 0.34% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 1.83% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £288 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.46% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +2.29%
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
149 109 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.04% 18.32% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 68
Average daily rate £325 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) jQuery
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 7 (31.82%) Spring
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) CSS3
9 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) Ruby
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 4 (18.18%) Subversion
10 4 (18.18%) MVC
10 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (13.64%) User Experience
11 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
11 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Validation
11 3 (13.64%) C#

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) jQuery
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (13.64%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
9 2 (9.09%) Dojo
9 2 (9.09%) DOM
9 2 (9.09%) Guice
9 2 (9.09%) OAuth
9 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
9 2 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Clojure
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) hybris
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft