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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 73 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 49 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.47% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 8.75% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 25
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.55 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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
621 606 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 28.25% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 367 300
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Coventry -11 12 £320 +28.00% 3
Birmingham -8 9 £300 -7.69% 7
Warwickshire -4 7 £325 +22.64% 4
Solihull +8 6 - - 2
Herefordshire +3 5 £325 +8.33%
Staffordshire -4 5 £300 - 4
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 76 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 71 (82.56%) HTML
3 54 (62.79%) CSS
4 47 (54.65%) jQuery
5 45 (52.33%) .NET
6 42 (48.84%) C#
6 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
7 32 (37.21%) MVC
8 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
9 27 (31.40%) XML
10 24 (27.91%) HTML5
10 24 (27.91%) CSS3
11 23 (26.74%) PHP
11 23 (26.74%) TDD
12 22 (25.58%) Web Development
13 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
14 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (19.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (18.60%) AngularJS
16 13 (15.12%) MySQL
17 12 (13.95%) SQL
17 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
18 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (12.79%) Web Services
18 11 (12.79%) Migration
19 10 (11.63%) Oracle
19 10 (11.63%) Java
19 10 (11.63%) UNIX
19 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (3.49%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.49%) Node.js
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.16%) WordPress
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.33%) e-Work
2 1 (1.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.81%) Informix
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.49%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.98%) Grunt
4 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) Subversion
5 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
5 4 (4.65%) NUnit
6 3 (3.49%) Ant
7 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.16%) JUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.16%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.16%) Bower
7 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Games
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (89.53%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Web Developer
4 14 (16.28%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.81%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.81%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.81%) UI Programmer
6 5 (5.81%) UNIX Developer
7 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (82.56%) HTML
2 54 (62.79%) CSS
3 47 (54.65%) jQuery
4 45 (52.33%) .NET
5 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
6 27 (31.40%) XML
7 24 (27.91%) HTML5
7 24 (27.91%) CSS3
8 17 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (18.60%) AngularJS
10 11 (12.79%) Web Services
11 9 (10.47%) CGI
11 9 (10.47%) JSP
11 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (9.30%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (9.30%) RESTful
13 7 (8.14%) XHTML
13 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
13 7 (8.14%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Web 2.0
2 8 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) WURFL
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) UNIX
2 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.98%) Android
4 5 (5.81%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Windows
6 3 (3.49%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) MVC
2 23 (26.74%) TDD
3 22 (25.58%) Web Development
4 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.79%) Migration
6 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.47%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (8.14%) OOP
8 7 (8.14%) Time Management
8 7 (8.14%) Functional Programming
9 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
9 6 (6.98%) SOA
10 5 (5.81%) Document Management
11 4 (4.65%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.65%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 42 (48.84%) C#
3 23 (26.74%) PHP
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) Java
6 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.30%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.81%) Perl
8 5 (5.81%) PHP5
8 5 (5.81%) PHP4
9 4 (4.65%) ActionScript
9 4 (4.65%) VB
9 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.49%) VBScript
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Sybase
4 4 (4.65%) BMC
5 3 (3.49%) Sencha
5 3 (3.49%) AccuRev
5 3 (3.49%) hybris
6 2 (2.33%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (1.16%) Macromedia
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Open Text
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.16%) Twitter
7 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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