The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% 0.70% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 3.13% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +2.29%
Ajax
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 32 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.51% 22.54% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 33
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £40.57
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 Chester

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Ajax
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) QGIS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) QGIS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft