The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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 46 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.44% 1.12% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.30% 6.06% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 33 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.22% 18.44% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 22 32
Average daily rate £250 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
Tyne and Wear

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) JSON
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) MVC
6 7 (41.18%) Struts
6 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) HTML5
7 6 (35.29%) CSS3
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) DHTML
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) Spring
8 5 (29.41%) JSF
8 5 (29.41%) REST
8 5 (29.41%) Spring MVC
9 4 (23.53%) Subversion
9 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (23.53%) C#
9 4 (23.53%) J2EE
9 4 (23.53%) JSP
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) Eclipse

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (17.65%) Drupal
1 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) JSON
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) Struts
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) DHTML
6 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) JSF
6 5 (29.41%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) Spring MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
7 4 (23.53%) J2EE
7 4 (23.53%) JSP
8 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Web Design
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) OOD
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) hybris
3 2 (11.76%) webMethods
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss