The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 33 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.55% 2.42% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 11.54% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£275 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% -2.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +55.71%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.58% 20.97% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 27
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Merseyside region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Merseyside region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Liverpool -2 4 £275 -13.38% 5
Wirral - - - -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Google Maps API
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Struts2
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Google Maps API
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (16.67%) DHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Struts2
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
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