The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 52 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.13% - 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% - 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £305
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
Ajax
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
122 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.48% 23.17% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 43 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £303 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Mockito
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Mockito
1 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Liquibase
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VBA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (30.00%) CakePHP
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) Go
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware