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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 114 96 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -47
Contract jobs citing Ajax 33 35 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 1.16% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 5.30% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 52
Average daily rate
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£333 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £135.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +40.35%
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
770 661 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.18% 21.95% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 395 369
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -9 21 £325 -7.14% 24
Cheshire -5 8 £350 -32.69% 7
Lancashire +8 4 £431 -8.73% 4
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 55 (85.94%) JavaScript
2 47 (73.44%) jQuery
3 41 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (57.81%) MVC
5 36 (56.25%) HTML
6 35 (54.69%) C#
7 34 (53.13%) CSS
8 33 (51.56%) .NET
9 28 (43.75%) SQL
10 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET
10 25 (39.06%) HTML5
11 24 (37.50%) Unit Testing
12 20 (31.25%) Scrum
12 20 (31.25%) WCF
13 19 (29.69%) Entity Framework
13 19 (29.69%) .NET Framework
13 19 (29.69%) Web Services
14 18 (28.13%) TDD
14 18 (28.13%) CSS3
15 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
15 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (26.56%) Java
16 16 (25.00%) XML
16 16 (25.00%) LINQ
17 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
18 11 (17.19%) Spring
18 11 (17.19%) JSON
18 11 (17.19%) OO
18 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (17.19%) REST

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (15.63%) Node.js
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.25%) CMS
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.56%) Documentum
6 1 (1.56%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
1 2 (3.13%) PaaS
1 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JUnit
2 6 (9.38%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.69%) Cactus
6 2 (3.13%) Lombardi
6 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) Grunt
7 1 (1.56%) Bower
7 1 (1.56%) gulp
7 1 (1.56%) Mocha
7 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.56%) Hudson
7 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (73.44%) jQuery
2 36 (56.25%) HTML
3 34 (53.13%) CSS
4 33 (51.56%) .NET
5 25 (39.06%) ASP.NET
5 25 (39.06%) HTML5
6 20 (31.25%) WCF
7 19 (29.69%) .NET Framework
7 19 (29.69%) Web Services
7 19 (29.69%) Entity Framework
8 18 (28.13%) CSS3
9 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (26.56%) AngularJS
10 16 (25.00%) XML
10 16 (25.00%) LINQ
11 11 (17.19%) JSON
11 11 (17.19%) Spring
11 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (17.19%) REST
12 10 (15.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Tandem
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Linked Data
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) UNIX
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (57.81%) MVC
3 24 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 20 (31.25%) Scrum
5 18 (28.13%) TDD
6 11 (17.19%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.81%) SDLC
10 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.25%) SOA
12 3 (4.69%) Web Development
12 3 (4.69%) Web Design
12 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 55 (85.94%) JavaScript
2 35 (54.69%) C#
3 28 (43.75%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) PHP
5 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby
8 3 (4.69%) XPath
8 3 (4.69%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) PHP5
9 2 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) XAML
10 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) Perforce
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Avaya
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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