The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 23 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.73% 1.40% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 2.90% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +52.75%

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
62 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.88% 48.25% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 15
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 2 £250 - 1
Stafford - 2 £275 -
Ajax
West Midlands

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) OO PHP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile First
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft