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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 25 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Ajax 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.60% 0.86% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £36.16 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +14.77%
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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
45 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.27% 27.90% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 39
Average daily rate £350 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) SQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft