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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 90 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Ajax 35 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.45% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 5.74% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 29
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +31.06%
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
609 592 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 25.33% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 332 205
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.36% -61.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Coventry +10 9 £320 +10.34% 3
Warwickshire +3 9 £325 +9.24% 1
Birmingham -14 8 £340 -2.85% 8
Shropshire - 2 £530 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 £250 -33.33%
Staffordshire -18 1 - - 3
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (77.97%) jQuery
2 45 (76.27%) HTML
3 44 (74.58%) JavaScript
4 41 (69.49%) .NET
5 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
6 37 (62.71%) MVC
7 36 (61.02%) C#
7 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET
8 35 (59.32%) CSS
9 21 (35.59%) .NET Framework
9 21 (35.59%) XML
10 20 (33.90%) SQL
10 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
11 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (27.12%) TDD
13 15 (25.42%) Web Services
13 15 (25.42%) XSLT
14 14 (23.73%) VB.NET
14 14 (23.73%) MySQL
14 14 (23.73%) Oracle
14 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
15 13 (22.03%) Scrum
16 12 (20.34%) PHP
16 12 (20.34%) Finance
16 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
17 11 (18.64%) Web Development
18 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
19 9 (15.25%) N-Tier
19 9 (15.25%) CSS3
20 8 (13.56%) Photoshop

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) MySQL
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) PhpStorm
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) FishEye
5 1 (1.69%) Toad
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Automotive
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) PHP Developer
5 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Development Team Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Administrator
8 1 (1.69%) DBA
8 1 (1.69%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (77.97%) jQuery
2 45 (76.27%) HTML
3 41 (69.49%) .NET
4 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET
5 35 (59.32%) CSS
6 21 (35.59%) .NET Framework
6 21 (35.59%) XML
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
7 15 (25.42%) XSLT
8 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.25%) CSS3
10 7 (11.86%) XHTML
10 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.17%) JSON
11 6 (10.17%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (8.47%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (8.47%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.39%) SUSE
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) MVC
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) TDD
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) Web Development
6 5 (8.47%) Functional Programming
6 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Analytics
8 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.39%) Content Management
9 2 (3.39%) Line Management
10 1 (1.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.69%) DevOps
10 1 (1.69%) CRM
10 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) JavaScript
2 36 (61.02%) C#
3 20 (33.90%) SQL
4 14 (23.73%) VB.NET
5 12 (20.34%) PHP
6 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.17%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) PHP5
8 4 (6.78%) PHP4
8 4 (6.78%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.39%) VB
10 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Google
3 6 (10.17%) Adobe
4 4 (6.78%) Apple
5 3 (5.08%) Zend
6 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.39%) Omniture
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
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