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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 68 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 21 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.39% 2.58% 4.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 9.25% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +31.06%
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
353 346 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.28% 27.93% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 209 151
Average daily rate £350 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bolton -5 6 £325 - 4
Salford -2 1 £400 - 1
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (68.89%) JavaScript
3 29 (64.44%) .NET
3 29 (64.44%) jQuery
4 28 (62.22%) C#
4 28 (62.22%) MVC
5 27 (60.00%) HTML
6 25 (55.56%) CSS
7 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
8 20 (44.44%) Scrum
9 19 (42.22%) TDD
10 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
11 15 (33.33%) WCF
11 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (33.33%) HTML5
12 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
12 13 (28.89%) CSS3
12 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
12 13 (28.89%) SQL
12 13 (28.89%) XML
13 12 (26.67%) Web Services
13 12 (26.67%) LINQ
13 12 (26.67%) Unit Testing
14 11 (24.44%) REST
15 10 (22.22%) JSON
15 10 (22.22%) OO
16 9 (20.00%) XHTML
16 9 (20.00%) Ruby
16 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) CMS
2 6 (13.33%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) RavenDB
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) MSTest
3 1 (2.22%) Moq
3 1 (2.22%) Mocha
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) .NET Developer
3 12 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Web Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) .NET
1 29 (64.44%) jQuery
2 27 (60.00%) HTML
3 25 (55.56%) CSS
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 15 (33.33%) WCF
5 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (33.33%) HTML5
6 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
6 13 (28.89%) CSS3
6 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
6 13 (28.89%) XML
7 12 (26.67%) Web Services
7 12 (26.67%) LINQ
8 11 (24.44%) REST
9 10 (22.22%) JSON
10 9 (20.00%) XHTML
10 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Linked Data
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) DTV
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) MVC
3 20 (44.44%) Scrum
4 19 (42.22%) TDD
5 12 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.22%) OO
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.11%) SOA
10 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.89%) BDD
10 4 (8.89%) Kanban
11 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) Workflow
11 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
11 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Web Development
11 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) JavaScript
2 28 (62.22%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby
5 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Java
7 5 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Python
9 2 (4.44%) PHP5
10 1 (2.22%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.22%) XPath
10 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Avaya
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