The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank - 24 26
Contract jobs citing Ajax 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.00% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.26% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.22% 18.91% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Average daily rate £350 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
England

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 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
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