The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 21 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.19% 3.33% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 10.87% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £468 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £36.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +18.69%
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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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 46 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.55% 30.67% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 12
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £326 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Grunt
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) RAD
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Guice
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) Guice
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Dojo
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Google