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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Ajax 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.60% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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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
50 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.12% 30.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM