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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 91 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 24 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.56% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 6.31% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 24
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£344 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £296 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.12 £33.55 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +17.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +40.35%
Ajax
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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
543 586 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.49% 24.69% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 333 223
Average daily rate £335 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
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 £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -5 7 £363 +11.53% 3
Coventry +1 5 £325 -12.75% 3
Warwickshire -1 4 £363 +22.36% 1
Staffordshire -15 1 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £250 -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (80.36%) jQuery
2 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 42 (75.00%) HTML
4 37 (66.07%) CSS
5 35 (62.50%) .NET
6 34 (60.71%) MVC
7 33 (58.93%) SQL Server
8 32 (57.14%) C#
9 31 (55.36%) ASP.NET
10 19 (33.93%) SQL
11 18 (32.14%) MySQL
12 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
13 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (26.79%) TDD
13 15 (26.79%) PHP
14 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 13 (23.21%) XML
16 12 (21.43%) Web Services
17 10 (17.86%) Oracle
17 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
17 10 (17.86%) CSS3
18 9 (16.07%) XHTML
18 9 (16.07%) Scrum
19 8 (14.29%) Finance
19 8 (14.29%) N-Tier
19 8 (14.29%) XSLT
19 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
19 8 (14.29%) Web Development
19 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (5.36%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (32.14%) MySQL
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) PhpStorm
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.79%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.79%) FishEye
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (87.50%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (80.36%) jQuery
2 42 (75.00%) HTML
3 37 (66.07%) CSS
4 35 (62.50%) .NET
5 31 (55.36%) ASP.NET
6 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (23.21%) XML
9 12 (21.43%) Web Services
10 10 (17.86%) CSS3
11 9 (16.07%) XHTML
12 8 (14.29%) XSLT
13 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (10.71%) JSON
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (8.93%) Semantic HTML
15 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (8.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.79%) Social Media
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) SUSE
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) MVC
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) TDD
3 9 (16.07%) Scrum
4 8 (14.29%) Web Development
5 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.93%) Functional Programming
5 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (3.57%) Open Source
8 2 (3.57%) Content Management
9 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 32 (57.14%) C#
3 19 (33.93%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) PHP
5 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.71%) Java
8 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.14%) PHP4
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) PHP5
9 2 (3.57%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Adobe
4 3 (5.36%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) Zend
5 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) Omniture
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