The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 16 April 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 East Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 52 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 49 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.03% 4.50% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 17.15% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 30
Average daily rate £300 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
433 344 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.74% 26.22% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 181 175
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £40.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
England

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 17 £323 +17.27% 4
Northamptonshire -6 12 £338 +29.80% 4
Leicestershire -21 9 £270 -2.70% 12
Derbyshire -13 5 £275 +12.24% 5
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 78 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 70 (76.92%) HTML
3 64 (70.33%) .NET
3 64 (70.33%) CSS
4 62 (68.13%) jQuery
5 60 (65.93%) ASP.NET
6 58 (63.74%) C#
7 49 (53.85%) MVC
8 45 (49.45%) SQL Server
9 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (36.26%) XML
11 31 (34.07%) SQL
12 30 (32.97%) HTML5
13 25 (27.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 19 (20.88%) Web Services
15 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (18.68%) Subversion
16 17 (18.68%) E-Commerce
16 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
17 15 (16.48%) SOAP
17 15 (16.48%) Java
17 15 (16.48%) PHP
17 15 (16.48%) Web Development
18 14 (15.38%) XHTML
18 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 13 (14.29%) TDD
20 12 (13.19%) JSON
20 12 (13.19%) MySQL
21 10 (10.99%) Oracle

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (9.89%) CMS
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.49%) WordPress
4 5 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.49%) Commerce Server
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) SSH
1 4 (4.40%) SSL
2 2 (2.20%) LDAP
2 2 (2.20%) Intranet
2 2 (2.20%) 3G
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (49.45%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.19%) MySQL
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.40%) OLAP
5 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.30%) DB2
7 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.10%) Infinispan
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) SQLite
8 1 (1.10%) DTS
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Subversion
1 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) jMock
5 3 (3.30%) Selenium
5 3 (3.30%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
5 3 (3.30%) NUnit
6 2 (2.20%) PhoneGap
6 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.40%) Retail
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 85 (93.41%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) .NET Developer
3 34 (37.36%) C# Developer
3 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (35.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (18.68%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.99%) PHP Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Applications Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.49%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Administrator
11 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.30%) PHP Programmer
12 3 (3.30%) Programmer
12 3 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.30%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (76.92%) HTML
2 64 (70.33%) .NET
2 64 (70.33%) CSS
3 62 (68.13%) jQuery
4 60 (65.93%) ASP.NET
5 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (36.26%) XML
7 30 (32.97%) HTML5
8 19 (20.88%) Web Services
9 15 (16.48%) SOAP
10 14 (15.38%) XHTML
10 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 12 (13.19%) JSON
12 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
13 9 (9.89%) RESTful
13 9 (9.89%) CSS3
14 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
14 8 (8.79%) J2EE
14 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (8.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.20%) Statistics
3 1 (1.10%) Social Media
3 1 (1.10%) iPhone
3 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Android
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.40%) CentOS
4 2 (2.20%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) MVC
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.68%) E-Commerce
4 15 (16.48%) Web Development
5 13 (14.29%) TDD
6 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.79%) SEO
8 6 (6.59%) Project Management
8 6 (6.59%) OOP
8 6 (6.59%) Android Development
9 5 (5.49%) BDD
9 5 (5.49%) OO
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
10 4 (4.40%) Scrum
10 4 (4.40%) System Testing
11 3 (3.30%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.30%) SOA
11 3 (3.30%) AOP
11 3 (3.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 78 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 58 (63.74%) C#
3 31 (34.07%) SQL
4 15 (16.48%) Java
4 15 (16.48%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.10%) TickIT
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Zend
4 6 (6.59%) Apple
4 6 (6.59%) Rackspace
5 4 (4.40%) JBoss
6 3 (3.30%) Adobe
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Sencha
8 1 (1.10%) Razor Risk
8 1 (1.10%) Twitter
8 1 (1.10%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Google
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Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago