The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 47 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.08% 2.79% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 12.04% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£350 £275 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +23.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Ajax
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 108 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.24% 23.18% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 82 27
Average daily rate £303 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Gateshead 0 2 £350 -6.66%
Sunderland -5 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 1 - - 6
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
Ajax
North East

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (85.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) CSS3
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 7 (35.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) JUnit
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (25.00%) REST
9 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) Scala
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) CSS3
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
6 7 (35.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) REST
9 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) Java EE
10 3 (15.00%) Guice
10 3 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (15.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Web Design
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) OWASP
3 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft