The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 26 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.37% 1.03% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 2.70% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £295 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.46% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +2.29%
Ajax
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 37 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.58% 38.14% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 39
Average daily rate £325 £335 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Ajax
West Midlands

Ajax
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) DevExpress