The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 52 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 18 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.30% 2.93% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.45% 12.79% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
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£288 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +15.87%
Ajax
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 86 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.20% 22.87% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 43 40
Average daily rate £355 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £24.66 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -16 18 £288 +15.00% 7
Durham - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 45 (91.84%) CSS
2 44 (89.80%) HTML
3 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (71.43%) JSON
3 35 (71.43%) HTML5
3 35 (71.43%) CSS3
4 32 (65.31%) REST
5 29 (59.18%) C#
6 28 (57.14%) Java
7 27 (55.10%) Scala
8 25 (51.02%) Python
8 25 (51.02%) Ruby
9 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
10 23 (46.94%) Automated Testing
11 19 (38.78%) RESTful
12 16 (32.65%) Scrum
13 14 (28.57%) Web Development
14 13 (26.53%) jQuery
14 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
14 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
15 12 (24.49%) Line Management
15 12 (24.49%) Subversion
15 12 (24.49%) Linux
16 11 (22.45%) UNIX
16 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
17 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (20.41%) Web Design
17 10 (20.41%) HTTP
17 10 (20.41%) Mac OS X

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (6.12%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.49%) Subversion
3 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.16%) JUnit
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.04%) Electronics
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior
8 1 (2.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) CSS
2 44 (89.80%) HTML
3 35 (71.43%) JSON
3 35 (71.43%) HTML5
3 35 (71.43%) CSS3
4 32 (65.31%) REST
5 19 (38.78%) RESTful
6 13 (26.53%) jQuery
7 10 (20.41%) .NET
7 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.24%) XML
9 5 (10.20%) Web Services
9 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (8.16%) Spring
11 3 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (6.12%) Django
11 3 (6.12%) Guice
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.16%) Open Source
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) UNIX
3 10 (20.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Automated Testing
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 14 (28.57%) Web Development
5 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
6 12 (24.49%) Line Management
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (20.41%) Web Design
8 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.37%) MVC
9 7 (14.29%) Web Application Development
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.12%) OWASP
12 2 (4.08%) UML
12 2 (4.08%) OO
13 1 (2.04%) SOA
13 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (2.04%) OOA/OOD
13 1 (2.04%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) Java
3 27 (55.10%) Scala
4 25 (51.02%) Python
4 25 (51.02%) Ruby
5 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.16%) SQL
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
1 3 (6.12%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft