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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 48 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 1.58% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 6.57% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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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
113 137 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.93% 24.04% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 80
Average daily rate £325 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) OOP
5 6 (50.00%) PHP
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) PHP5
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) Drupal
7 4 (33.33%) Yii
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) JSON
8 3 (25.00%) HTML5
8 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (16.67%) Android Development
9 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) PhoneGap
9 2 (16.67%) Java
9 2 (16.67%) C#
9 2 (16.67%) .NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (41.67%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (33.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Yii
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) PhoneGap
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) LINQ
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) LAMP
7 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 5 (41.67%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Android Development
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) PHP5
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP4
5 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Sencha
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter