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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 124 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 13 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.46% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 5.88% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 14
Average daily rate £275 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £282 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £32.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
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
706 663 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 24.76% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 425 321
Average daily rate £384 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £295 -11.27% 6
Coventry -10 4 £306 -5.03% 3
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
3 29 (72.50%) CSS
4 25 (62.50%) jQuery
5 18 (45.00%) .NET
6 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
7 16 (40.00%) C#
7 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.00%) HTML5
9 13 (32.50%) Java
10 12 (30.00%) SQL
10 12 (30.00%) MVC
11 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
11 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
11 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
12 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 8 (20.00%) JSON
13 8 (20.00%) Scrum
13 8 (20.00%) Finance
13 8 (20.00%) CSS3
14 7 (17.50%) REST
14 7 (17.50%) OO
14 7 (17.50%) TDD
14 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
15 6 (15.00%) Web Development
15 6 (15.00%) Web Services
15 6 (15.00%) XML
15 6 (15.00%) Backbone.js
15 6 (15.00%) React
15 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (12.50%) CMS
1 5 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Applications Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) CSS
3 25 (62.50%) jQuery
4 18 (45.00%) .NET
5 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
6 14 (35.00%) HTML5
7 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.00%) CSS3
8 8 (20.00%) JSON
9 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.50%) REST
10 6 (15.00%) Backbone.js
10 6 (15.00%) React
10 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) XML
11 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 5 (12.50%) Spring
11 5 (12.50%) WCF
12 4 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) Blog
3 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Psychology
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (17.50%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) TDD
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) OOD
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) OOP
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) SOA
10 2 (5.00%) Time Management
10 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) PHP 5
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) Clojure
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (7.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.00%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.00%) hybris
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
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