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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 58 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 11 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 2.58% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 8.46% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.88%
Ajax
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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
198 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.88% 30.50% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 141 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 13 (68.42%) MVC
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) OOP
6 8 (42.11%) PHP
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) XML
8 6 (31.58%) PHP5
8 6 (31.58%) PHP4
8 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
9 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
9 5 (26.32%) JIRA
9 5 (26.32%) Android
9 5 (26.32%) Subversion
9 5 (26.32%) ActionScript
9 5 (26.32%) SOA
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) .NET
10 4 (21.05%) C#
10 4 (21.05%) Ant
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
10 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (21.05%) Android Development
10 4 (21.05%) iOS Development

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
9 2 (10.53%) DHTML
9 2 (10.53%) Struts
9 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) Spring
9 2 (10.53%) JSF
9 2 (10.53%) CSS3
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.26%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) OOP
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Android Development
5 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) SEO
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) PHP5
4 6 (31.58%) PHP4
5 5 (26.32%) ActionScript
6 4 (21.05%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Sencha
2 2 (10.53%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Macromedia
3 1 (5.26%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss