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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 60 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 25 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 3.43% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 11.17% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 30
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£350 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
391 367 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.94% 30.71% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 221 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 2 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Wigan - - - - 3
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (84.91%) HTML
2 38 (71.70%) CSS
3 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
3 33 (62.26%) jQuery
4 27 (50.94%) .NET
5 26 (49.06%) HTML5
6 25 (47.17%) TDD
7 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
7 24 (45.28%) C#
8 22 (41.51%) XML
9 19 (35.85%) Web Services
9 19 (35.85%) CSS3
10 18 (33.96%) MVC
11 16 (30.19%) Finance
11 16 (30.19%) Java
12 14 (26.42%) MySQL
12 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (22.64%) Scrum
14 11 (20.75%) Spring
14 11 (20.75%) SQL
14 11 (20.75%) OO
14 11 (20.75%) XHTML
14 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (20.75%) WCF
15 10 (18.87%) Oracle
15 10 (18.87%) J2EE
15 10 (18.87%) XSLT
15 10 (18.87%) SOAP
16 9 (16.98%) JSF
16 9 (16.98%) Struts

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.32%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.43%) Escenic
2 5 (9.43%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) MySQL
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
5 5 (9.43%) Big Data
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.66%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.77%) SQLPlus
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.77%) QlikView
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) NUnit
2 7 (13.21%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.89%) Xcode
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Java Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.55%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (3.77%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (84.91%) HTML
2 38 (71.70%) CSS
3 33 (62.26%) jQuery
4 27 (50.94%) .NET
5 26 (49.06%) HTML5
6 22 (41.51%) XML
7 19 (35.85%) Web Services
7 19 (35.85%) CSS3
8 11 (20.75%) XHTML
8 11 (20.75%) WCF
8 11 (20.75%) Spring
9 10 (18.87%) XSLT
9 10 (18.87%) J2EE
9 10 (18.87%) SOAP
10 9 (16.98%) Struts
10 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
10 9 (16.98%) JSF
11 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
11 8 (15.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (11.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Web 2.0
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) W3C
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Fedora
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) TDD
2 18 (33.96%) MVC
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) OOP
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 5 (9.43%) OOD
8 5 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.43%) RUP
8 5 (9.43%) UML
9 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 4 (7.55%) SOA
10 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.66%) Web Design
10 3 (5.66%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.66%) User Stories
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
2 24 (45.28%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
6 5 (9.43%) XPath
6 5 (9.43%) Scala
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) JBoss
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Zend
4 3 (5.66%) hybris
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe
5 2 (3.77%) Telerik
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