The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 75 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 31 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 2.00% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 7.16% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 19
Average daily rate £360 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £377 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £31.10 £34.18
% change year-on-year
+76.87% -9.01%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
540 391 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.40% 27.97% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 270 221
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport - 1 £275 - 1
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 40 (86.96%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) JavaScript
3 35 (76.09%) jQuery
4 30 (65.22%) CSS
5 29 (63.04%) XML
5 29 (63.04%) HTML5
6 21 (45.65%) Subversion
7 17 (36.96%) MVC
7 17 (36.96%) SEO
7 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
7 17 (36.96%) CSS3
8 16 (34.78%) Sass
8 16 (34.78%) LESS
9 15 (32.61%) User Experience
9 15 (32.61%) OO
9 15 (32.61%) Java
10 14 (30.43%) XSLT
10 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (28.26%) Mercurial
11 13 (28.26%) .NET
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 12 (26.09%) C#
12 12 (26.09%) XPath
13 11 (23.91%) Web Services
13 11 (23.91%) XHTML
14 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
14 9 (19.57%) MySQL
15 8 (17.39%) Scrum
15 8 (17.39%) Web Design
15 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 4 (8.70%) CMS
3 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 4 (8.70%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
2 2 (4.35%) osCommerce
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.17%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) MySQL
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.35%) DB2
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Subversion
2 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
3 13 (28.26%) Mercurial
4 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.70%) Xcode
6 2 (4.35%) Firebug
7 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.17%) Grunt
7 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.17%) QUnit
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) UI Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (19.57%) HTML Developer
5 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Applications Developer
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Web UI Developer
8 4 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
8 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) HTML
2 35 (76.09%) jQuery
3 30 (65.22%) CSS
4 29 (63.04%) HTML5
4 29 (63.04%) XML
5 17 (36.96%) CSS3
6 16 (34.78%) LESS
6 16 (34.78%) Sass
7 14 (30.43%) XSLT
8 13 (28.26%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) Web Services
9 11 (23.91%) XHTML
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.39%) Entity Framework
11 7 (15.22%) Spring
12 6 (13.04%) J2EE
12 6 (13.04%) JSP
13 5 (10.87%) JSON
13 5 (10.87%) SOAP
13 5 (10.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) iPad
4 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 3 (6.52%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Android
2 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) webOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
1 17 (36.96%) SEO
2 15 (32.61%) OO
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Web Design
6 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.70%) B2C
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) Content Management
9 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) Data Validation
9 3 (6.52%) Kanban
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) C#
3 12 (26.09%) XPath
4 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) OCPJP
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Appcelerator
2 4 (8.70%) hybris
2 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.52%) OpenText
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Ektron
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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