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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 68 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing Ajax 22 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.41% 2.24% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 6.94% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 31
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -2.25%
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
375 389 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.05% 32.26% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 240 175
Average daily rate £325 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Salford +1 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Bolton +4 1 - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 52 (78.79%) HTML
2 50 (75.76%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) JavaScript
3 47 (71.21%) jQuery
4 37 (56.06%) .NET
5 36 (54.55%) C#
6 35 (53.03%) MVC
7 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
9 27 (40.91%) Web Services
10 26 (39.39%) XML
10 26 (39.39%) TDD
11 23 (34.85%) Scrum
11 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 21 (31.82%) CSS3
14 19 (28.79%) HTML5
14 19 (28.79%) REST
14 19 (28.79%) XHTML
15 17 (25.76%) T-SQL
15 17 (25.76%) Degree
15 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
16 16 (24.24%) LINQ
16 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
16 16 (24.24%) SQL
17 15 (22.73%) XSLT
17 15 (22.73%) XPath
17 15 (22.73%) JSON
18 14 (21.21%) Open Source
19 13 (19.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.61%) CMS
2 6 (9.09%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Confluence
5 2 (3.03%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.09%) RavenDB
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.52%) Hudson
6 1 (1.52%) Moq
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) QUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.52%) Trac
6 1 (1.52%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.55%) Electronics
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
1 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (87.88%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Digital Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (78.79%) HTML
2 50 (75.76%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) jQuery
4 37 (56.06%) .NET
5 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 27 (40.91%) Web Services
7 26 (39.39%) XML
8 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (31.82%) CSS3
10 19 (28.79%) HTML5
10 19 (28.79%) REST
10 19 (28.79%) XHTML
11 16 (24.24%) LINQ
12 15 (22.73%) XSLT
12 15 (22.73%) JSON
13 13 (19.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
13 13 (19.70%) WCF
14 11 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (15.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.21%) Open Source
3 9 (13.64%) NHS
4 7 (10.61%) Web 2.0
5 5 (7.58%) Linked Data
6 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
6 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.55%) DTV
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.03%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.52%) W3C
9 1 (1.52%) Derivative
9 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.52%) User Experience
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) MVC
2 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (39.39%) TDD
4 23 (34.85%) Scrum
5 13 (19.70%) OO
5 13 (19.70%) SOA
6 12 (18.18%) Web Development
7 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.09%) BDD
9 6 (9.09%) Kanban
9 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.09%) Workflow
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
10 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.58%) Web Design
11 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) JavaScript
2 36 (54.55%) C#
3 17 (25.76%) T-SQL
4 16 (24.24%) SQL
5 15 (22.73%) XPath
6 13 (19.70%) Ruby
7 10 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (7.58%) PHP
9 3 (4.55%) Scala
10 2 (3.03%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.52%) Python
11 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Adobe
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) hybris
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Telerik
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