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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 129 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.38% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 6.12% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.69 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.30 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-31.76% -6.82%
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
693 556 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.32% 22.63% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 368 319
Median daily rate £383 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 8 £400 +17.64% 6
Staffordshire +5 1 - - 8
Coventry -13 1 £250 -21.87% 2
Warwickshire -16 1 - - 2
Shropshire -37 1 - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 38 (90.48%) HTML
2 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 33 (78.57%) CSS
3 25 (59.52%) jQuery
4 19 (45.24%) .NET
5 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (40.48%) HTML5
7 16 (38.10%) C#
8 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
9 14 (33.33%) Java
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
11 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.19%) MVC
12 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
13 10 (23.81%) REST
14 9 (21.43%) CSS3
14 9 (21.43%) Scrum
14 9 (21.43%) JSON
15 8 (19.05%) Web Services
15 8 (19.05%) XML
15 8 (19.05%) Finance
16 7 (16.67%) Web Development
16 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 7 (16.67%) WCF
16 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
16 7 (16.67%) OO
17 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
17 6 (14.29%) PHP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) CMS
1 5 (11.90%) Umbraco
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.38%) NUnit
5 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Web Applications Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Web Applications Support
8 3 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) HTML
2 33 (78.57%) CSS
3 25 (59.52%) jQuery
4 19 (45.24%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) HTML5
6 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.81%) REST
9 9 (21.43%) CSS3
9 9 (21.43%) JSON
10 8 (19.05%) Web Services
10 8 (19.05%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 7 (16.67%) WCF
12 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
13 5 (11.90%) React
13 5 (11.90%) SOAP
13 5 (11.90%) Spring
14 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.76%) Blog
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.76%) Psychology
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Front End Development
2 11 (26.19%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) OO
4 7 (16.67%) Web Development
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) OOD
6 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
9 2 (4.76%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) PHP 5
8 2 (4.76%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) Clojure
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Adobe
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) hybris
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) CODA
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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