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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 82 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 46 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.42% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 8.79% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 35
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £180 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Coventry -7 10 £320 +16.36% 4
Birmingham -11 10 £325 +15.04% 10
Warwickshire -6 7 £325 +35.41% 4
Herefordshire 0 5 £325 +8.33%
Solihull +12 4 - - 2
Staffordshire -4 4 £288 -6.50% 4
Worcestershire -8 1 £350 - 3
Shropshire -9 1 - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 69 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 62 (82.67%) HTML
3 55 (73.33%) CSS
4 51 (68.00%) jQuery
5 44 (58.67%) .NET
6 42 (56.00%) ASP.NET
7 41 (54.67%) C#
8 34 (45.33%) MVC
9 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 27 (36.00%) CSS3
11 26 (34.67%) HTML5
12 24 (32.00%) TDD
13 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
16 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
17 17 (22.67%) Web Development
18 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
19 14 (18.67%) PHP
19 14 (18.67%) XML
20 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2012
21 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 11 (14.67%) Semantic HTML
21 11 (14.67%) Razor View Engine
21 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
21 11 (14.67%) SQL
21 11 (14.67%) T-SQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (5.33%) Node.js
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) HTTP
2 6 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.67%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.67%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.33%) JIRA
4 6 (8.00%) Subversion
4 6 (8.00%) Grunt
5 4 (5.33%) NUnit
5 4 (5.33%) Ant
5 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.33%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.33%) Bower
6 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (97.33%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.33%) C# Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (82.67%) HTML
2 55 (73.33%) CSS
3 51 (68.00%) jQuery
4 44 (58.67%) .NET
5 42 (56.00%) ASP.NET
6 27 (36.00%) CSS3
7 26 (34.67%) HTML5
8 20 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
10 14 (18.67%) XML
11 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (14.67%) Semantic HTML
12 11 (14.67%) Razor View Engine
12 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (10.67%) RESTful
14 7 (9.33%) Web Services
14 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
14 7 (9.33%) JSON
15 5 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) WURFL
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.33%) Android
3 4 (5.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) MVC
2 24 (32.00%) TDD
3 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.67%) Web Development
7 10 (13.33%) Functional Programming
8 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (12.00%) OOP
9 7 (9.33%) Time Management
9 7 (9.33%) SOA
10 6 (8.00%) Scrum
10 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
11 5 (6.67%) Web Design
12 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.33%) SEO
12 4 (5.33%) Project Management
12 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (54.67%) C#
3 14 (18.67%) PHP
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.33%) Java
6 9 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.00%) PHP5
7 6 (8.00%) PHP4
8 5 (6.67%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.67%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Sencha
2 3 (4.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) hybris
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Macromedia
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Google
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