The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 North East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 46 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 17 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.60% 2.26% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.18% 12.07% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £223 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +2.89%
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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 58 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.54% 18.71% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 30 62
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £24.25 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% -35.00%
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 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 15 £325 +46.06% 7
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 12 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (45.83%) MVC
6 10 (41.67%) HTML5
7 9 (37.50%) CSS3
8 8 (33.33%) Spring
8 8 (33.33%) JSON
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
9 7 (29.17%) .NET
9 7 (29.17%) Struts
9 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 5 (20.83%) C#
11 5 (20.83%) DHTML
11 5 (20.83%) SOAP
11 5 (20.83%) TDD
11 5 (20.83%) JSF
11 5 (20.83%) REST
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) Subversion
12 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 4 (16.67%) Linux

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (12.50%) Drupal
1 3 (12.50%) WordPress
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 12 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
5 9 (37.50%) CSS3
6 8 (33.33%) Spring
6 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Struts
7 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
8 5 (20.83%) DHTML
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) JSF
8 5 (20.83%) REST
9 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (16.67%) JSP
9 4 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Information Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) JCL
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) hybris
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) webMethods
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss