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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 98 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 16 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.99% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 8.13% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 36
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£325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £410 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.03 £33.55 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +17.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
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
532 603 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.10% 24.49% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 345 321
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Birmingham -6 5 £338 +3.84% 4
Coventry -3 4 £331 +3.51% 1
Warwickshire 0 2 - - 2
Solihull -4 1 £300 - 2
Staffordshire -13 1 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £250 - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 48 (82.76%) jQuery
2 45 (77.59%) HTML
2 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
3 39 (67.24%) CSS
4 35 (60.34%) .NET
5 33 (56.90%) SQL Server
5 33 (56.90%) MVC
6 31 (53.45%) C#
7 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.76%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) MySQL
10 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
11 15 (25.86%) PHP
11 15 (25.86%) XML
12 14 (24.14%) TDD
12 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
13 13 (22.41%) Web Services
14 11 (18.97%) Oracle
14 11 (18.97%) VB.NET
14 11 (18.97%) CSS3
15 10 (17.24%) XSLT
15 10 (17.24%) Scrum
16 9 (15.52%) Finance
16 9 (15.52%) XHTML
16 9 (15.52%) T-SQL
16 9 (15.52%) Web Development
16 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
17 7 (12.07%) JSON

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) CMS
1 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) GitHub
2 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (56.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Subversion
1 5 (8.62%) JIRA
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) PhpStorm
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.72%) FishEye
5 1 (1.72%) Toad
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Automotive
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (86.21%) Developer
2 24 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.86%) C# Developer
4 14 (24.14%) PHP Developer
5 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.72%) DBA
9 1 (1.72%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Administrator
9 1 (1.72%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (82.76%) jQuery
2 45 (77.59%) HTML
3 39 (67.24%) CSS
4 35 (60.34%) .NET
5 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
6 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.86%) XML
8 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 13 (22.41%) Web Services
10 11 (18.97%) CSS3
11 10 (17.24%) XSLT
12 9 (15.52%) XHTML
13 7 (12.07%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (12.07%) JSON
14 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (10.34%) HTML5
14 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (8.62%) Semantic HTML
15 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) SUSE
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) MVC
2 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) TDD
4 10 (17.24%) Scrum
5 9 (15.52%) Web Development
6 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) Functional Programming
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) Analytics
8 4 (6.90%) OOP
9 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.17%) Content Management
9 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.45%) Line Management
10 2 (3.45%) Open Source
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.72%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.72%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
2 31 (53.45%) C#
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 15 (25.86%) PHP
5 11 (18.97%) VB.NET
6 9 (15.52%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.34%) Java
8 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.90%) PHP4
9 3 (5.17%) VB
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 2 (3.45%) PHP5
10 2 (3.45%) VBScript
11 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Adobe
4 4 (6.90%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Zend
5 3 (5.17%) Apple
6 2 (3.45%) Omniture
6 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
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