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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 52 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 39 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.78% 3.46% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 11.59% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £391 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
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
412 345 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.41% 29.87% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 210 266
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 4
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 54 (80.60%) HTML
2 52 (77.61%) CSS
3 48 (71.64%) JavaScript
4 44 (65.67%) jQuery
5 39 (58.21%) .NET
6 37 (55.22%) C#
7 34 (50.75%) MVC
8 33 (49.25%) TDD
9 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (44.78%) Web Services
11 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
11 28 (41.79%) XML
12 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
13 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (31.34%) CSS3
15 20 (29.85%) HTML5
16 19 (28.36%) XHTML
17 17 (25.37%) Scrum
17 17 (25.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (25.37%) REST
18 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
18 16 (23.88%) XSLT
18 16 (23.88%) XPath
18 16 (23.88%) Degree
18 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
19 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
19 15 (22.39%) OO
19 15 (22.39%) WCF
20 14 (20.90%) SQL
21 13 (19.40%) SOA

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (10.45%) CMS
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.46%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (11.94%) MySQL
5 6 (8.96%) RavenDB
6 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.99%) Big Data
7 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) NUnit
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.46%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) Xcode
6 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) QUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) Trac
6 1 (1.49%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Games
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (89.55%) Developer
2 26 (38.81%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.43%) C# Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.96%) UI Programmer
6 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.97%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (80.60%) HTML
2 52 (77.61%) CSS
3 44 (65.67%) jQuery
4 39 (58.21%) .NET
5 30 (44.78%) Web Services
6 28 (41.79%) XML
6 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
7 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (31.34%) CSS3
9 20 (29.85%) HTML5
10 19 (28.36%) XHTML
11 17 (25.37%) REST
12 16 (23.88%) XSLT
13 15 (22.39%) WCF
14 13 (19.40%) JSON
14 13 (19.40%) LINQ
15 12 (17.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (16.42%) SOAP
17 9 (13.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.40%) Open Source
3 9 (13.43%) NHS
4 7 (10.45%) Web 2.0
5 4 (5.97%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.97%) Linked Data
5 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 2 (2.99%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.49%) Derivative
7 1 (1.49%) W3C
7 1 (1.49%) DTV
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
7 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) MVC
2 33 (49.25%) TDD
3 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.37%) Scrum
5 15 (22.39%) OO
6 13 (19.40%) SOA
6 13 (19.40%) Web Development
7 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.96%) BDD
11 5 (7.46%) Web Design
11 5 (7.46%) ITIL
11 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.46%) OOP
11 5 (7.46%) Workflow
12 4 (5.97%) Kanban
12 4 (5.97%) OO PHP
12 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) JavaScript
2 37 (55.22%) C#
3 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
3 16 (23.88%) XPath
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) Java
6 9 (13.43%) PHP
6 9 (13.43%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) PHP5
8 2 (2.99%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) Zend
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) Telerik
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