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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 105 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 27 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 4.49% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 19
Median daily rate £308 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £329 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £497 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £33.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
- -0.62%
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
712 579 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.03% 22.49% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 359 351
Median daily rate £375 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.55 £29.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Shropshire - 6 £444 - 2
Coventry -17 5 £480 +24.54%
Worcestershire +6 4 £225 -25.00% 1
Birmingham -15 4 £300 -25.00% 4
Staffordshire - 4 £304 - 4
Warwickshire -5 1 £238 -28.03% 5
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 41 (89.13%) HTML
2 39 (84.78%) CSS
3 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 25 (54.35%) jQuery
5 23 (50.00%) JSON
6 19 (41.30%) .NET
6 19 (41.30%) HTML5
7 18 (39.13%) CSS3
7 18 (39.13%) C#
8 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (36.96%) REST
9 16 (34.78%) Java
10 15 (32.61%) Web Services
10 15 (32.61%) MVC
11 14 (30.43%) Scrum
12 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
12 13 (28.26%) XML
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
13 12 (26.09%) Scala
14 11 (23.91%) Web Development
14 11 (23.91%) Play Framework
15 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (21.74%) RESTful
15 10 (21.74%) Web Design
16 9 (19.57%) Ruby
16 9 (19.57%) Spring
16 9 (19.57%) SQL
17 8 (17.39%) MySQL
17 8 (17.39%) SOAP

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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) SNMP
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) MySQL
3 7 (15.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) JUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
5 2 (4.35%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.35%) jMock
5 2 (4.35%) Mockito
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Bower
6 1 (2.17%) gulp
6 1 (2.17%) MyEclipse
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.17%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (89.13%) HTML
2 39 (84.78%) CSS
3 25 (54.35%) jQuery
4 23 (50.00%) JSON
5 19 (41.30%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) HTML5
6 18 (39.13%) CSS3
7 17 (36.96%) REST
8 15 (32.61%) Web Services
9 13 (28.26%) XML
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
11 11 (23.91%) Play Framework
12 10 (21.74%) RESTful
13 9 (19.57%) Spring
14 8 (17.39%) Node.js
14 8 (17.39%) SOAP
15 7 (15.22%) Django
15 7 (15.22%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (10.87%) Spring MVC
17 4 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) MVC
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) Web Development
5 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (21.74%) Web Design
6 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.39%) Open Source
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) OO
10 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.52%) OWASP
10 3 (6.52%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Development
11 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) Scala
5 9 (19.57%) Ruby
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.70%) Python
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.35%) C
9 2 (4.35%) XPath
10 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) Ensighten
4 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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