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 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 62 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 3.54% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 11.32% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £365 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.73
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 371 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.57% 31.26% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 232 258
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.04%
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 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 18 September 2014.

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 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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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 +2 3 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 3
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 42 (84.00%) HTML
2 36 (72.00%) CSS
3 35 (70.00%) jQuery
4 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
5 29 (58.00%) .NET
6 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (56.00%) TDD
7 26 (52.00%) C#
8 25 (50.00%) HTML5
9 23 (46.00%) MVC
10 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
11 20 (40.00%) XML
12 18 (36.00%) CSS3
13 17 (34.00%) Web Services
14 15 (30.00%) Java
15 14 (28.00%) OO
16 13 (26.00%) Scrum
16 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (24.00%) Finance
17 12 (24.00%) WCF
17 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
18 11 (22.00%) PHP
18 11 (22.00%) MySQL
19 10 (20.00%) OOP
19 10 (20.00%) Spring
20 9 (18.00%) Web Development
20 9 (18.00%) J2EE
20 9 (18.00%) BDD
21 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 8 (16.00%) Struts

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (12.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) Escenic
2 5 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) MySQL
4 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.00%) Big Data
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
6 2 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Subversion
1 7 (14.00%) NUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Xcode
5 1 (2.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) QUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) Trac
5 1 (2.00%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) HTML
2 36 (72.00%) CSS
3 35 (70.00%) jQuery
4 29 (58.00%) .NET
5 25 (50.00%) HTML5
6 20 (40.00%) XML
7 18 (36.00%) CSS3
8 17 (34.00%) Web Services
9 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (24.00%) WCF
10 10 (20.00%) Spring
11 9 (18.00%) J2EE
12 8 (16.00%) Struts
12 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
12 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (14.00%) JSF
13 7 (14.00%) LAMP
13 7 (14.00%) XSLT
13 7 (14.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) W3C
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (56.00%) TDD
2 23 (46.00%) MVC
3 14 (28.00%) OO
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) OOP
6 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 9 (18.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (10.00%) RUP
8 5 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 4 (8.00%) OO PHP
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
10 3 (6.00%) Web Design
11 2 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (52.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 11 (22.00%) PHP
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) XPath
7 5 (10.00%) Scala
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (4.00%) PHP5
8 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.00%) Zend
4 3 (6.00%) Telerik
5 2 (4.00%) hybris
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
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