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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 57 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.67% 1.77% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 6.81% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.08% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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
194 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.02% 25.97% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 128 135
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.83 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 28 January 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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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
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
Chester +11 1 £325 -3.70%
Crewe - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 3
Northwich - - - -
Warrington - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) JSON
5 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 8 (44.44%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 7 (38.89%) JSP
7 7 (38.89%) JUnit
7 7 (38.89%) C#
7 7 (38.89%) XML
7 7 (38.89%) Spring
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) NHibernate
10 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (22.22%) Struts
10 4 (22.22%) J2EE
10 4 (22.22%) MySQL
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle
10 4 (22.22%) CSS3
10 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Test Automation

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
1 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Django Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Java Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) JSON
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) JSP
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) NHibernate
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Struts
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) XSD
7 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 3 (16.67%) LINQ
7 3 (16.67%) Django
8 2 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) B2C
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) SEO
6 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) XPath
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) hybris
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
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