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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 116 78 57
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Contract jobs citing Ajax 32 50 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.65% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.88% 7.13% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 49
Average daily rate
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£326 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £268 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £435 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +31.06%
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
825 701 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 23.18% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 420 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £20.40 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.40 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -21 21 £325 -5.45% 32
Lancashire +7 6 £431 +61.21% 3
Cheshire -17 5 £350 - 17
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 56 (73.68%) jQuery
3 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (60.53%) MVC
5 44 (57.89%) HTML
6 42 (55.26%) CSS
7 41 (53.95%) .NET
8 40 (52.63%) C#
9 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET
9 30 (39.47%) Scrum
10 29 (38.16%) SQL
11 26 (34.21%) Unit Testing
12 25 (32.89%) TDD
13 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (27.63%) WCF
14 21 (27.63%) Java
14 21 (27.63%) Web Services
15 20 (26.32%) XML
15 20 (26.32%) .NET Framework
15 20 (26.32%) HTML5
15 20 (26.32%) Entity Framework
16 19 (25.00%) LINQ
16 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 17 (22.37%) Spring
17 17 (22.37%) CSS3
18 14 (18.42%) JSON
19 12 (15.79%) REST
20 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
20 11 (14.47%) JUnit
20 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.21%) Node.js
2 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.89%) CMS
4 5 (6.58%) Confluence
5 3 (3.95%) Orchard CMS
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.32%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
1 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) ATM
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.95%) RavenDB
5 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) JUnit
1 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
3 7 (9.21%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.95%) Ant
7 2 (2.63%) Cactus
7 2 (2.63%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) MSTest
8 1 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (1.32%) Moq
8 1 (1.32%) Mocha
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (92.11%) Developer
2 30 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Python/Django Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Django Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (73.68%) jQuery
2 44 (57.89%) HTML
3 42 (55.26%) CSS
4 41 (53.95%) .NET
5 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (27.63%) WCF
7 21 (27.63%) Web Services
8 20 (26.32%) XML
8 20 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 20 (26.32%) HTML5
8 20 (26.32%) Entity Framework
9 19 (25.00%) LINQ
10 17 (22.37%) Spring
10 17 (22.37%) CSS3
11 14 (18.42%) JSON
12 12 (15.79%) REST
13 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
13 11 (14.47%) J2EE
13 11 (14.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (3.95%) iPad
3 3 (3.95%) Linked Data
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.63%) DTV
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.32%) Telematics
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.32%) Tandem
5 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) UNIX
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) MVC
3 30 (39.47%) Scrum
4 26 (34.21%) Unit Testing
5 25 (32.89%) TDD
6 11 (14.47%) OO
6 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.53%) BDD
9 7 (9.21%) Kanban
10 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.58%) B2C
11 5 (6.58%) SOA
11 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.26%) Web Development
12 4 (5.26%) Validation
12 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.26%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.95%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 40 (52.63%) C#
3 29 (38.16%) SQL
4 21 (27.63%) Java
5 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.84%) Ruby
6 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.89%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) Python
8 3 (3.95%) XPath
9 2 (2.63%) PHP5
9 2 (2.63%) Scala
10 1 (1.32%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) IBM
4 5 (6.58%) hybris
5 2 (2.63%) Perforce
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
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