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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 21 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.88% 6.00% 10.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 17.14% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 17
Average daily rate
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£306 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +45.33%
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
40 35 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.01% 35.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 70
Average daily rate £313 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 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
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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
Cannock - 3 £313 -
Stoke-on-Trent -7 1 - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Lichfield - - - - 2
Stafford - - - - 2
Ajax
West Midlands

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 11 (78.57%) C#
4 11 (78.57%) .NET
5 9 (64.29%) CSS3
6 8 (57.14%) XML
6 8 (57.14%) jQuery
7 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (50.00%) HTML5
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
9 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (21.43%) XSLT
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) PHP
9 3 (21.43%) MVC
9 3 (21.43%) XHTML
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 2 (14.29%) N-Tier

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (7.14%) Yeoman
2 1 (7.14%) Bower
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) CSS3
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) jQuery
6 7 (50.00%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) XSLT
8 3 (21.43%) XHTML
9 2 (14.29%) LAMP
9 2 (14.29%) Sass
10 1 (7.14%) Zepto.js
10 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (7.14%) Modernizr
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 2 (14.29%) Blog
1 2 (14.29%) Taxonomies
1 2 (14.29%) Social Media
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) WURFL
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
1 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) SEO
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) PHP5
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore