The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 21 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.73% 4.40% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 20.59% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +197.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -11.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.66% 21.38% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 12
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Ajax
Cheshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (50.00%) User Stories
5 5 (50.00%) LINQ
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) NHibernate
5 5 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (10.00%) Selenium
9 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (10.00%) J2EE
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (10.00%) JUnit

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) LINQ
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) DHTML
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) Servlets
6 1 (10.00%) Struts
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) Struts2
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft