The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 21 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.18% 3.37% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 8.14% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £240 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.22% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £240 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £288 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
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Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 86 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.12% 41.35% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 18
Average daily rate £340 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) JSP
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SVG
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) Web Design
4 4 (33.33%) Liferay
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (33.33%) Psychology
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 3 (25.00%) JSTL
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (33.33%) Liferay
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) JSP
3 4 (33.33%) XHTML
3 4 (33.33%) SVG
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) JSTL
4 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (33.33%) Psychology
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Web Design
1 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft