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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 94 82 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing Ajax 13 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 1.02% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.93% 4.37% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 17
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £316 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
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
444 389 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.48% 23.28% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 36 (85.71%) HTML
1 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 30 (71.43%) CSS
3 27 (64.29%) XML
3 27 (64.29%) jQuery
4 21 (50.00%) Subversion
5 20 (47.62%) Java
5 20 (47.62%) HTML5
6 18 (42.86%) SEO
7 17 (40.48%) User Experience
8 15 (35.71%) CSS3
8 15 (35.71%) Sass
8 15 (35.71%) LESS
9 14 (33.33%) Web Services
9 14 (33.33%) Web Development
10 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (30.95%) XSLT
10 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
10 13 (30.95%) Mercurial
10 13 (30.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 12 (28.57%) XPath
12 11 (26.19%) MVC
12 11 (26.19%) XHTML
13 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
13 10 (23.81%) OO
13 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
14 9 (21.43%) Spring
15 8 (19.05%) Web Design
15 8 (19.05%) .NET
15 8 (19.05%) J2EE

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.90%) Confluence
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) IBM Domino
4 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.76%) DB2
6 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.95%) Mercurial
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) JUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Xcode
5 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.38%) QUnit
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.90%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (11.90%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Web UI Developer
7 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
8 3 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) HTML
2 30 (71.43%) CSS
3 27 (64.29%) jQuery
3 27 (64.29%) XML
4 20 (47.62%) HTML5
5 15 (35.71%) CSS3
5 15 (35.71%) LESS
5 15 (35.71%) Sass
6 14 (33.33%) Web Services
7 13 (30.95%) XSLT
8 11 (26.19%) XHTML
9 9 (21.43%) Spring
10 8 (19.05%) .NET
10 8 (19.05%) J2EE
10 8 (19.05%) JSP
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.90%) SOAP
11 5 (11.90%) Spring MVC
11 5 (11.90%) WCF
11 5 (11.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Web 2.0
3 4 (9.52%) iPad
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
1 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) webOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) SEO
2 14 (33.33%) Web Development
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 11 (26.19%) MVC
5 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 10 (23.81%) OO
6 8 (19.05%) Web Design
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.90%) B2C
8 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) Data Validation
9 4 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) XPath
4 7 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) LotusScript
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) OCPJP
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) hybris
3 4 (9.52%) Appcelerator
3 4 (9.52%) Xamarin
4 3 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 3 (7.14%) Lotus
4 3 (7.14%) OpenText
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) WorldPay