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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 120 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 31 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 2.34% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 8.63% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 42
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £254 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
831 776 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.80% 27.10% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 431 330
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -30 20 £350 - 19
Lancashire -5 4 £400 +40.35% 2
Cheshire -19 4 £300 -25.69% 11
Merseyside - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 69 (78.41%) JavaScript
2 66 (75.00%) jQuery
3 59 (67.05%) HTML
4 58 (65.91%) CSS
5 50 (56.82%) MVC
5 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (51.14%) .NET
7 43 (48.86%) C#
8 38 (43.18%) Scrum
9 32 (36.36%) XML
10 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET
11 30 (34.09%) Web Services
12 28 (31.82%) TDD
13 27 (30.68%) SQL
14 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (27.27%) CSS3
16 23 (26.14%) LINQ
16 23 (26.14%) Java
17 22 (25.00%) HTML5
18 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
19 20 (22.73%) JSON
19 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
20 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
20 19 (21.59%) Entity Framework
21 18 (20.45%) Unit Testing
21 18 (20.45%) Computer Science
21 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
21 18 (20.45%) XHTML
22 17 (19.32%) Degree
22 17 (19.32%) Spring

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.09%) CMS
3 6 (6.82%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (5.68%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.68%) Confluence
4 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.68%) Apache
5 3 (3.41%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.27%) SSH
2 1 (1.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) MySQL
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.82%) RavenDB
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
6 2 (2.27%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.36%) JUnit
3 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.82%) Subversion
5 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 5 (5.68%) Axure RP
6 4 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.41%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) NUnit
8 1 (1.14%) MSTest
8 1 (1.14%) Moq
8 1 (1.14%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.41%) Electronics
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (88.64%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.05%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.82%) UI Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.68%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Django Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (75.00%) jQuery
2 59 (67.05%) HTML
3 58 (65.91%) CSS
4 45 (51.14%) .NET
5 32 (36.36%) XML
6 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET
7 30 (34.09%) Web Services
8 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (27.27%) CSS3
10 23 (26.14%) LINQ
11 22 (25.00%) HTML5
12 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
13 20 (22.73%) JSON
14 19 (21.59%) Entity Framework
15 18 (20.45%) XHTML
16 17 (19.32%) Spring
16 17 (19.32%) WCF
16 17 (19.32%) REST
17 13 (14.77%) J2EE
18 12 (13.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.05%) Open Source
3 9 (10.23%) NHS
4 7 (7.95%) Web 2.0
5 5 (5.68%) Linked Data
6 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.41%) DTV
7 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.41%) iPad
7 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.27%) Semantic Web
8 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.14%) W3C
9 1 (1.14%) Tandem
9 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.14%) iSeries
9 1 (1.14%) Telematics
9 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.68%) UNIX
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
3 3 (3.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) MVC
1 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.18%) Scrum
3 28 (31.82%) TDD
4 18 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 13 (14.77%) SOA
5 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.36%) OO
6 10 (11.36%) Web Development
7 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.23%) Kanban
8 7 (7.95%) BDD
9 6 (6.82%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.82%) Workflow
9 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.82%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Web Design
10 5 (5.68%) B2C
10 5 (5.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 69 (78.41%) JavaScript
2 43 (48.86%) C#
3 27 (30.68%) SQL
4 23 (26.14%) Java
5 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.91%) XPath
7 13 (14.77%) Ruby
8 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.55%) Python
9 3 (3.41%) Scala
10 2 (2.27%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) hybris
3 5 (5.68%) Adobe
4 4 (4.55%) IBM
5 3 (3.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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