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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 53 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 30 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.14% 2.94% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.02% 9.17% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £36.16 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +14.77%
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
374 360 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.06% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 219 225
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Altrincham - - - - 5
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 4
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 2
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 53 (80.30%) HTML
2 51 (77.27%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) JavaScript
4 44 (66.67%) jQuery
5 38 (57.58%) .NET
6 36 (54.55%) C#
7 32 (48.48%) MVC
8 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (45.45%) TDD
9 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
10 28 (42.42%) Web Services
11 27 (40.91%) XML
12 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
13 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (33.33%) CSS3
14 20 (30.30%) REST
14 20 (30.30%) HTML5
15 19 (28.79%) XHTML
15 19 (28.79%) Scrum
16 17 (25.76%) Degree
16 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
17 16 (24.24%) XPath
17 16 (24.24%) JSON
17 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
17 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
18 15 (22.73%) XSLT
19 14 (21.21%) SQL
19 14 (21.21%) Open Source
20 13 (19.70%) OO
20 13 (19.70%) SOA

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (12.12%) CMS
2 6 (9.09%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.61%) MySQL
5 6 (9.09%) RavenDB
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data
6 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.55%) Subversion
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Xcode
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.52%) QUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.52%) Trac
6 1 (1.52%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (80.30%) HTML
2 51 (77.27%) CSS
3 44 (66.67%) jQuery
4 38 (57.58%) .NET
5 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
6 28 (42.42%) Web Services
7 27 (40.91%) XML
8 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (33.33%) CSS3
9 20 (30.30%) REST
9 20 (30.30%) HTML5
10 19 (28.79%) XHTML
11 16 (24.24%) JSON
12 15 (22.73%) XSLT
13 13 (19.70%) LINQ
14 12 (18.18%) WCF
15 11 (16.67%) SOAP
15 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 11 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.21%) Open Source
3 9 (13.64%) NHS
4 7 (10.61%) Web 2.0
5 5 (7.58%) Linked Data
6 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
6 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (3.03%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.52%) W3C
8 1 (1.52%) DTV
8 1 (1.52%) Derivative
8 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) MVC
2 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) TDD
3 19 (28.79%) Scrum
4 13 (19.70%) OO
4 13 (19.70%) SOA
4 13 (19.70%) Web Development
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.61%) Kanban
7 7 (10.61%) iOS Development
8 6 (9.09%) BDD
8 6 (9.09%) Workflow
8 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.58%) ITIL
9 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.58%) OOP
9 5 (7.58%) Web Design
10 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) JavaScript
2 36 (54.55%) C#
3 16 (24.24%) XPath
3 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) Ruby
6 9 (13.64%) Java
7 8 (12.12%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Scala
9 2 (3.03%) SPARQL
9 2 (3.03%) PHP5
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Adobe
3 3 (4.55%) Zend
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Telerik
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