The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 131 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 15 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 1.16% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 4.95% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 21
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.26% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.78 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-18.29% -1.79%
Ajax
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
761 545 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.32% 23.42% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 341 336
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -6 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Staffordshire +5 2 £370 - 2
Warwickshire -8 2 £250 -23.07% 2
Coventry -9 2 £313 -0.79% 2
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 31 (79.49%) JavaScript
3 27 (69.23%) CSS
4 25 (64.10%) jQuery
5 19 (48.72%) .NET
6 17 (43.59%) C#
7 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 15 (38.46%) HTML5
9 14 (35.90%) SQL
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 12 (30.77%) MVC
12 11 (28.21%) Java
13 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
13 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
14 9 (23.08%) Web Services
14 9 (23.08%) XML
15 8 (20.51%) Scrum
15 8 (20.51%) JSON
15 8 (20.51%) Web Development
15 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
15 8 (20.51%) WCF
15 8 (20.51%) REST
16 7 (17.95%) Node.js
16 7 (17.95%) CSS3
16 7 (17.95%) Umbraco
16 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
16 7 (17.95%) Finance
16 7 (17.95%) OO
17 6 (15.38%) T-SQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (17.95%) Umbraco
2 5 (12.82%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) SNMP
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) CSS
3 25 (64.10%) jQuery
4 19 (48.72%) .NET
5 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 15 (38.46%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
7 9 (23.08%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (20.51%) JSON
8 8 (20.51%) REST
8 8 (20.51%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 7 (17.95%) Node.js
10 5 (12.82%) LINQ
10 5 (12.82%) SOAP
11 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
11 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (10.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Psychology
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) MVC
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Web Development
4 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) OOD
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) OOP
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Web Design
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) JavaScript
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) PHP 5
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Clojure
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) hybris
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) CODA
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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