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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 49 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.75% 1.56% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 5.85% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Average daily rate £475 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £315 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +1.51%
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
247 205 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.17% 26.59% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 142 127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 18 £473 -
Chester +1 1 - - 1
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 32 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 31 (93.94%) CSS
3 29 (87.88%) jQuery
4 25 (75.76%) Git (software)
5 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (60.61%) Front End Development
7 19 (57.58%) Unit Testing
7 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (54.55%) HTML5
8 18 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (51.52%) XML
10 15 (45.45%) MVC
10 15 (45.45%) JIRA
10 15 (45.45%) Mustache
10 15 (45.45%) Underscore.js
10 15 (45.45%) Handlebars
10 15 (45.45%) D3.js
11 13 (39.39%) JSON
11 13 (39.39%) Web Design
11 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
11 13 (39.39%) RESTful
11 13 (39.39%) SOAP
11 13 (39.39%) Java
12 11 (33.33%) BC Cleared
13 4 (12.12%) .NET
13 4 (12.12%) C#
14 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
14 3 (9.09%) SQL
14 3 (9.09%) XHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) QGIS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
3 9 (27.27%) HTML Developer
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (15.15%) UI Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.03%) GIS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 29 (87.88%) jQuery
3 18 (54.55%) HTML5
4 17 (51.52%) XML
5 15 (45.45%) D3.js
5 15 (45.45%) Handlebars
5 15 (45.45%) Mustache
5 15 (45.45%) Underscore.js
6 13 (39.39%) JSON
6 13 (39.39%) RESTful
6 13 (39.39%) SOAP
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) XHTML
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.06%) CSS3
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.03%) JSP
10 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (60.61%) Front End Development
3 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Unit Testing
4 18 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (45.45%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) Web Design
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Microservices
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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