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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 85 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.73% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 5.82% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 24
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £405 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
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
453 395 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.07% 29.72% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 257 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Salford +9 1 £385 +26.22%
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 27 (64.29%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) jQuery
3 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (54.76%) C#
5 21 (50.00%) CSS
5 21 (50.00%) .NET
5 21 (50.00%) MVC
5 21 (50.00%) HTML5
6 14 (33.33%) XML
6 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (30.95%) CSS3
7 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
7 13 (30.95%) JSON
8 12 (28.57%) Entity Framework
9 11 (26.19%) WCF
9 11 (26.19%) Scrum
10 10 (23.81%) HTTP
10 10 (23.81%) Web Services
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) XHTML
11 9 (21.43%) REST
12 8 (19.05%) Node.js
12 8 (19.05%) PHP
12 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
12 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (16.67%) Java

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (19.05%) Node.js
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Firebug
3 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.38%) Grunt
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Lombardi
4 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.38%) Mocha
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Django Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) HTML
1 27 (64.29%) jQuery
2 21 (50.00%) HTML5
2 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) XML
3 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
4 13 (30.95%) JSON
4 13 (30.95%) CSS3
5 12 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 11 (26.19%) WCF
7 10 (23.81%) Web Services
8 9 (21.43%) XHTML
8 9 (21.43%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (14.29%) LINQ
11 6 (14.29%) React
12 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 6 (14.29%) OO
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Web Development
9 4 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.14%) SOA
10 3 (7.14%) Content Management
10 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
10 3 (7.14%) OOP
10 3 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) C#
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) PHP
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) PHP5
8 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Ektron
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Avaya
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com