The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.28% 25.00% 18.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.17% 42.86% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Average daily rate £325 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £330 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 55.81% 58.33% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 14
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
Staffordshire

Ajax
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

Ajax
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

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) XHTML
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 1 (11.11%) OOD
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (11.11%) Lotus
7 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XHTML
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WF
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) VB
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
2 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
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