The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 40 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 18 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.94% 3.52% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.18% 11.84% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 12
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £441 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 152 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.26% 29.69% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 21 (80.77%) HTML
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) jQuery
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 10 (38.46%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 9 (34.62%) JSP
4 9 (34.62%) Control-M
4 9 (34.62%) CGI
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 9 (34.62%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (34.62%) Web 2.0
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) MySQL
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Informix
8 5 (19.23%) VB
8 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (19.23%) Perl
8 5 (19.23%) Sybase
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (19.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (11.54%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.85%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) e-Work
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) Informix
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Toad
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) FishEye
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Portals Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) jQuery
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) JSP
4 9 (34.62%) CGI
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) DHTML
6 3 (11.54%) Struts
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) JSF
6 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) XHTML
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
1 9 (34.62%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) User Stories
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) OOP
5 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
4 5 (19.23%) Perl
5 4 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Sybase
3 4 (15.38%) BMC
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) hybris
4 3 (11.54%) Sencha
5 1 (3.85%) Metastorm
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
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