The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 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 Northern Ireland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 20 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 1 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.87% 4.27% 6.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 8.82% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Average daily rate - £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 136 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.00% 48.40% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 94 11
Average daily rate £356 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +4 1 - -
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Online Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Kentico
2 4 (80.00%) Sitefinity
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) XAML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (80.00%) Kentico
1 4 (80.00%) Sitefinity
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Online Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SEO
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle