The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 89 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs citing Ajax 10 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.23% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 3.25% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £298 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +31.06%
Ajax
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
437 461 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.20% 37.88% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 334 160
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) jQuery
4 16 (72.73%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) C#
6 12 (54.55%) XML
6 12 (54.55%) MVC
7 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 10 (45.45%) .NET
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 7 (31.82%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) OO
10 5 (22.73%) IBM
10 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 5 (22.73%) DB2
10 5 (22.73%) JUnit
10 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (22.73%) HTML5
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
11 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
11 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 4 (18.18%) Subversion

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) DB2
3 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) Pentaho
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) JMeter
4 2 (9.09%) JProfiler
4 2 (9.09%) Hudson
4 2 (9.09%) QUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) AccuRev
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) jQuery
3 16 (72.73%) CSS
4 12 (54.55%) XML
5 10 (45.45%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (18.18%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) SOAP
10 3 (13.64%) Spring
10 3 (13.64%) JSON
10 3 (13.64%) REST
10 3 (13.64%) RESTful
11 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Ontologies
2 2 (9.09%) Chemistry
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) W3C
2 2 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) APACS
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) RUP
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) SPARQL
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) BEA
4 1 (4.55%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) hybris