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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 86 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 39 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.76% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 7.02% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £32.60 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.48
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +0.06%
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
673 598 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.98% 25.02% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 329 235
Average daily rate £340 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 17
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Warwickshire +1 13 £325 +4.00% 7
Coventry +5 7 £323 +11.20% 2
Birmingham -10 7 £333 -5.00% 9
Shropshire - 4 £410 -
Staffordshire -19 2 £285 -12.30% 8
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) HTML
2 43 (72.88%) JavaScript
3 41 (69.49%) jQuery
4 37 (62.71%) .NET
4 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
4 37 (62.71%) MVC
5 36 (61.02%) CSS
6 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
6 32 (54.24%) C#
7 23 (38.98%) XML
8 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
9 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
10 17 (28.81%) SQL
11 16 (27.12%) MySQL
11 16 (27.12%) Web Services
12 15 (25.42%) PHP
12 15 (25.42%) XSLT
12 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.03%) TDD
13 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
13 13 (22.03%) Oracle
13 13 (22.03%) Finance
14 12 (20.34%) Scrum
14 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
15 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
15 11 (18.64%) Web Development
16 8 (13.56%) CSS3
16 8 (13.56%) PHP5
16 8 (13.56%) N-Tier
16 8 (13.56%) T-SQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (10.17%) Drupal
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) MySQL
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) 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 50 (84.75%) Developer
2 24 (40.68%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.03%) C# Developer
4 12 (20.34%) PHP Developer
5 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Administrator
9 1 (1.69%) DBA
9 1 (1.69%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (77.97%) HTML
2 41 (69.49%) jQuery
3 37 (62.71%) .NET
4 36 (61.02%) CSS
5 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
6 23 (38.98%) XML
7 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
8 16 (27.12%) Web Services
9 15 (25.42%) XSLT
10 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.56%) CSS3
12 7 (11.86%) JSON
13 6 (10.17%) DHTML
14 5 (8.47%) XHTML
14 5 (8.47%) HTML5
15 4 (6.78%) Yii
15 4 (6.78%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (6.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.78%) Graphic Design
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.39%) SUSE
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) MVC
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) TDD
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) Web Development
6 7 (11.86%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.78%) Analytics
7 4 (6.78%) OO
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Functional Programming
8 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Line Management
9 2 (3.39%) Content Management
9 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.69%) CRM
10 1 (1.69%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) JavaScript
2 32 (54.24%) C#
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) PHP
5 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
6 8 (13.56%) PHP5
6 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.17%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) VBScript
9 3 (5.08%) PHP4
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby
10 2 (3.39%) XPath
10 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) WCAG
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Google
4 5 (8.47%) Adobe
5 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 3 (5.08%) Zend
7 2 (3.39%) Omniture
7 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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