The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 61 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing Ajax 17 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.53% 1.09% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 4.07% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 15
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£425 £520 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +73.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
Ajax
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 221 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.62% 26.89% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 122 122
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.33 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £30.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Cheshire region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Cheshire region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 7 £520 - 4
Knutsford - 4 £400 -
Northwich - 1 £343 -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 19 (86.36%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) XHTML
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) jQuery
8 7 (31.82%) HTML5
8 7 (31.82%) PHP
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) JSP
9 6 (27.27%) Servlets
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 5 (22.73%) SOAP
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
11 4 (18.18%) WSDL
11 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
11 4 (18.18%) XSLT
11 4 (18.18%) IBM
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
11 4 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (18.18%) J2EE

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
2 1 (4.55%) iPlanet
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Cactus
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.55%) Lombardi
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) Bower
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tools Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) XHTML
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
6 6 (27.27%) Servlets
7 5 (22.73%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) J2EE
8 4 (18.18%) WSDL
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (18.18%) XSLT
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.64%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
2 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) XPath
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.55%) XAML
8 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Perforce
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
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