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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 65 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.79% 2.62% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.54% 11.55% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 17
Average daily rate
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£319 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
345 329 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.81% 22.71% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 178 135
Average daily rate £320 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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
Northamptonshire +6 11 £480 +6.66% 7
Leicestershire -12 6 £268 -2.72% 8
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £313 +12.10% 11
Lincolnshire - - - - 9
Derbyshire - - - - 6
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 72 (91.14%) JavaScript
2 56 (70.89%) HTML
3 53 (67.09%) CSS
4 50 (63.29%) MVC
5 48 (60.76%) jQuery
6 46 (58.23%) C#
7 43 (54.43%) .NET
8 38 (48.10%) XML
9 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
10 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (30.38%) JSON
12 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
13 22 (27.85%) SQL
14 21 (26.58%) Subversion
15 19 (24.05%) Web Development
15 19 (24.05%) HTML5
16 18 (22.78%) CSS3
16 18 (22.78%) PHP
17 17 (21.52%) REST
18 16 (20.25%) MySQL
18 16 (20.25%) SOAP
18 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
19 15 (18.99%) Web Services
19 15 (18.99%) WCF
20 14 (17.72%) OO
20 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
20 14 (17.72%) RESTful
20 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (16.46%) Apache

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (16.46%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) CMS
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Node.js
5 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.27%) WordPress
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) SSH
1 8 (10.13%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) MySQL
3 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.06%) OLAP
7 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Subversion
2 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.53%) Grunt
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.53%) Yeoman
5 2 (2.53%) Bower
6 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.27%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) jMock
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (87.34%) Developer
2 29 (36.71%) .NET Developer
3 25 (31.65%) C# Developer
4 19 (24.05%) Web Developer
4 19 (24.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (20.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.92%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.80%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.80%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Umbraco Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Magento Developer
11 2 (2.53%) PHP Magento Developer
12 1 (1.27%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.89%) HTML
2 53 (67.09%) CSS
3 48 (60.76%) jQuery
4 43 (54.43%) .NET
5 38 (48.10%) XML
6 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
7 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (30.38%) JSON
9 19 (24.05%) HTML5
10 18 (22.78%) CSS3
11 17 (21.52%) REST
12 16 (20.25%) SOAP
13 15 (18.99%) Web Services
13 15 (18.99%) WCF
14 14 (17.72%) RESTful
15 13 (16.46%) Symfony
16 11 (13.92%) XHTML
17 10 (12.66%) CakePHP
17 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) CentOS
2 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) MVC
2 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) Web Development
4 14 (17.72%) OO
5 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 8 (10.13%) OOP
7 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.86%) TDD
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.33%) OOD
9 5 (6.33%) Migration
9 5 (6.33%) SEO
9 5 (6.33%) Web Design
10 4 (5.06%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.06%) System Testing
11 3 (3.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (91.14%) JavaScript
2 46 (58.23%) C#
3 22 (27.85%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) PHP
5 10 (12.66%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) PHP5
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.27%) TickIT
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Rackspace
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) Adobe
5 3 (3.80%) Zend
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) hybris
7 1 (1.27%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) JBoss
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Telerik
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