The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 11 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.69% 21.21% 11.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 30.43% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £322
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 43.59% 69.70% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 38
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £340
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) WURFL
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (20.00%) SEO

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Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) XSLT
7 1 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter