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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 92 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 1.99% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 7.93% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 38
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£331 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.55 £33.55 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
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
560 643 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.82% 25.11% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 365 372
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 7
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 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 27 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 9 £338 +12.50% 7
Coventry -6 5 £338 +5.46% 3
Warwickshire +3 4 £325 - 7
Solihull -6 3 £300 - 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 45 (81.82%) jQuery
2 44 (80.00%) HTML
3 43 (78.18%) JavaScript
4 36 (65.45%) CSS
5 32 (58.18%) .NET
6 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
6 31 (56.36%) MVC
7 28 (50.91%) C#
8 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
9 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
10 17 (30.91%) XML
10 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.27%) MySQL
11 15 (27.27%) SQL
12 14 (25.45%) PHP
12 14 (25.45%) Oracle
12 14 (25.45%) TDD
13 13 (23.64%) Web Services
13 13 (23.64%) Scrum
13 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
14 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
14 12 (21.82%) XSLT
15 11 (20.00%) VB.NET
15 11 (20.00%) Web Development
16 10 (18.18%) CSS3
16 10 (18.18%) XHTML
17 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
17 8 (14.55%) Finance
18 7 (12.73%) N-Tier

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.82%) Drupal
1 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) HTTP
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.27%) MySQL
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) PhpStorm
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Toad
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.82%) FishEye
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) C# Developer
4 13 (23.64%) PHP Developer
5 9 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.27%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Data Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (81.82%) jQuery
2 44 (80.00%) HTML
3 36 (65.45%) CSS
4 32 (58.18%) .NET
5 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
6 17 (30.91%) XML
6 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
7 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
7 13 (23.64%) Web Services
8 12 (21.82%) XSLT
9 10 (18.18%) XHTML
9 10 (18.18%) CSS3
10 6 (10.91%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.27%) Laravel
12 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (7.27%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) SUSE
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) MVC
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Web Development
6 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Functional Programming
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.45%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) Web Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Open Source
9 2 (3.64%) Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) JavaScript
2 28 (50.91%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) PHP
5 11 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.27%) PHP4
8 4 (7.27%) Java
9 3 (5.45%) Ruby
10 2 (3.64%) PHP5
10 2 (3.64%) VBScript
10 2 (3.64%) VB
11 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) Apple
4 3 (5.45%) Zend
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
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