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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 73 60 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.60% 1.76% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.07% 6.09% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.41% +8.77%
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
368 361 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.66% 28.81% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 230 208
Average daily rate £365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 - 4 £325 - 2
Salford +3 2 £393 +42.72%
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (65.12%) jQuery
3 28 (65.12%) HTML
4 26 (60.47%) CSS
5 22 (51.16%) MVC
6 21 (48.84%) C#
7 19 (44.19%) .NET
7 19 (44.19%) HTML5
8 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
9 16 (37.21%) Scrum
10 15 (34.88%) TDD
11 14 (32.56%) WCF
11 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
11 14 (32.56%) XML
11 14 (32.56%) CSS3
12 13 (30.23%) JSON
13 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
13 12 (27.91%) SQL
14 11 (25.58%) Web Services
15 10 (23.26%) OO
15 10 (23.26%) Java
15 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
15 10 (23.26%) Entity Framework
15 10 (23.26%) Node.js
16 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (20.93%) REST
16 9 (20.93%) LINQ
16 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
16 9 (20.93%) XHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (23.26%) Node.js
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.63%) CMS
4 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Grunt
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Mocha
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.33%) Lombardi
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) HTML
1 28 (65.12%) jQuery
2 26 (60.47%) CSS
3 19 (44.19%) .NET
3 19 (44.19%) HTML5
4 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
5 14 (32.56%) CSS3
5 14 (32.56%) WCF
5 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
5 14 (32.56%) XML
6 13 (30.23%) JSON
7 11 (25.58%) Web Services
8 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
8 10 (23.26%) Entity Framework
9 9 (20.93%) REST
9 9 (20.93%) LINQ
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (20.93%) XHTML
10 6 (13.95%) React
11 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) MVC
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum
4 15 (34.88%) TDD
5 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
6 10 (23.26%) OO
7 7 (16.28%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
10 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.98%) SOA
11 3 (6.98%) Content Management
11 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Mobile Development
11 3 (6.98%) OOP
11 3 (6.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 21 (48.84%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) PHP5
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.65%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) Ektron
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Avaya
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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