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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 54 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 2.81% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 9.22% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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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
191 206 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.71% 30.52% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 145 69
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 22 August 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 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) PHP
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) XML
4 12 (52.17%) MVC
5 10 (43.48%) MySQL
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) UNIX
8 7 (30.43%) OOP
8 7 (30.43%) JSP
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 7 (30.43%) Control-M
8 7 (30.43%) CGI
8 7 (30.43%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (30.43%) Web 2.0
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) PHP5
10 5 (21.74%) PHP4
11 4 (17.39%) JIRA
11 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (17.39%) Android
11 4 (17.39%) Subversion
11 4 (17.39%) TDD
11 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
11 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
11 4 (17.39%) Games
11 4 (17.39%) SOA

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) Informix
3 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) JSP
5 7 (30.43%) CGI
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) DHTML
8 3 (13.04%) Struts
8 3 (13.04%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
8 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) JSF
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Android Development
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) PHP
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) PHP5
4 5 (21.74%) PHP4
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) ActionScript
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) BMC
3 3 (13.04%) hybris
4 2 (8.70%) Sencha
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Macromedia
5 1 (4.35%) AccuRev
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