The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 51 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.47% 2.26% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 6.74% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£750 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
Ajax
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 89 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.36% 33.46% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 79
Average daily rate £340 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.34 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - - 1
Preston - - - - 2
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) EJB
3 6 (75.00%) UML
3 6 (75.00%) Struts
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (62.50%) Big Data
4 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (62.50%) Escenic
4 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (62.50%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JSF
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Escenic
2 5 (62.50%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
2 5 (62.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) EJB
2 6 (75.00%) Struts
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Java RMI
3 5 (62.50%) LAMP
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) JSF
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) RUP
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) CMMI
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP