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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 63 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 8 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 2.15% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 8.43% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +37.47%
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
198 166 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.63% 25.54% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 105 50
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) PHP
4 7 (70.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Adobe
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
6 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (40.00%) OOP
6 4 (40.00%) PHP5
6 4 (40.00%) PHP4
6 4 (40.00%) Laravel
6 4 (40.00%) PhpStorm
7 3 (30.00%) Zend
8 2 (20.00%) JIRA
8 2 (20.00%) XHTML
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) TDD
9 1 (10.00%) Retail
9 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (10.00%) Scrum
9 1 (10.00%) .NET
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) PhpStorm
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (10.00%) XMLUnit
3 1 (10.00%) FishEye
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) DOM
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) PHP5
3 4 (40.00%) PHP4
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) Zend
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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