The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 83 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 46 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 2.26% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.82% 8.17% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 47
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£325 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.98 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
790 747 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.62% 27.70% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 419 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -8 28 £325 -7.14% 38
Cheshire -1 12 £300 +0.08% 17
Lancashire -18 3 £400 +75.82% 4
Merseyside -11 2 £288 +11.65% 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 74 (77.08%) HTML
2 72 (75.00%) CSS
3 71 (73.96%) JavaScript
4 64 (66.67%) jQuery
5 50 (52.08%) MVC
6 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (46.88%) .NET
8 43 (44.79%) C#
9 39 (40.63%) TDD
10 37 (38.54%) XML
11 33 (34.38%) Web Services
12 30 (31.25%) CSS3
13 29 (30.21%) ASP.NET
13 29 (30.21%) Scrum
14 28 (29.17%) JSON
15 27 (28.13%) HTML5
16 26 (27.08%) Java
16 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
17 23 (23.96%) SQL
18 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
18 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (21.88%) REST
20 19 (19.79%) T-SQL
20 19 (19.79%) XHTML
21 18 (18.75%) XPath
21 18 (18.75%) Degree
22 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
23 16 (16.67%) LINQ
24 15 (15.63%) Web Development
24 15 (15.63%) .NET Framework

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (8.33%) CMS
2 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.25%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.13%) Confluence
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) Node.js
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) SSH
1 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) MySQL
4 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.25%) RavenDB
6 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.33%) JUnit
4 6 (6.25%) Subversion
4 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.21%) Axure RP
5 5 (5.21%) JIRA
5 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.13%) Ant
6 3 (3.13%) NUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (2.08%) QUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.04%) Hudson
8 1 (1.04%) Trac
8 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Banking
2 2 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (85.42%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.46%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Architect
7 6 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 6 (6.25%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.21%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.17%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (77.08%) HTML
2 72 (75.00%) CSS
3 64 (66.67%) jQuery
4 45 (46.88%) .NET
5 37 (38.54%) XML
6 33 (34.38%) Web Services
7 30 (31.25%) CSS3
8 29 (30.21%) ASP.NET
9 28 (29.17%) JSON
10 27 (28.13%) HTML5
11 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (21.88%) REST
13 19 (19.79%) XHTML
14 16 (16.67%) LINQ
15 15 (15.63%) .NET Framework
15 15 (15.63%) XSLT
15 15 (15.63%) Spring
16 13 (13.54%) Sass
16 13 (13.54%) SOAP
17 12 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.58%) Open Source
3 9 (9.38%) NHS
4 7 (7.29%) Web 2.0
5 5 (5.21%) Linked Data
6 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.13%) iPad
8 2 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) W3C
8 2 (2.08%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) Social Media
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.04%) iSeries
9 1 (1.04%) Telematics
9 1 (1.04%) Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.21%) UNIX
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) MVC
2 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (40.63%) TDD
4 29 (30.21%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) Web Development
5 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.63%) OO
6 13 (13.54%) SOA
7 10 (10.42%) BDD
7 10 (10.42%) Kanban
8 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.29%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.25%) Workflow
11 6 (6.25%) OOP
11 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.21%) Refactoring
12 5 (5.21%) ITIL
12 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) JavaScript
2 43 (44.79%) C#
3 26 (27.08%) Java
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 19 (19.79%) T-SQL
6 18 (18.75%) XPath
7 13 (13.54%) Ruby
8 10 (10.42%) PHP
9 5 (5.21%) Python
10 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.13%) Scala
12 2 (2.08%) SPARQL
12 2 (2.08%) PHP5
13 1 (1.04%) C
13 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) COBIT
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Adobe
3 5 (5.21%) IBM
4 3 (3.13%) hybris
4 3 (3.13%) Zend
5 2 (2.08%) Google
5 2 (2.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Telerik
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