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 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 20 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.42% 2.42% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 6.33% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
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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
32 79 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.81% 38.16% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 11
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -5.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 3 (42.86%) User Stories
6 2 (28.57%) J2EE
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) JSP
6 2 (28.57%) Struts
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) NHibernate
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Struts
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) JDBC
6 1 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) IBM