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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.16% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 4.55% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
Median daily rate £445 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £370 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +28.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +29.85%

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
620 660 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.13% 25.45% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 407 323
Median daily rate £388 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry -5 6 £525 +50.00%
Shropshire - 4 £440 - 1
Staffordshire -3 3 £275 -
Warwickshire +3 2 £225 -
Birmingham -12 2 £450 +63.63% 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 45 (93.75%) HTML
2 44 (91.67%) CSS
3 31 (64.58%) JSON
4 30 (62.50%) HTML5
5 27 (56.25%) CSS3
6 26 (54.17%) REST
7 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (50.00%) C#
8 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
8 23 (47.92%) Scala
9 21 (43.75%) Web Services
10 20 (41.67%) Ruby
10 20 (41.67%) Play Framework
11 19 (39.58%) jQuery
12 17 (35.42%) Java
13 16 (33.33%) MySQL
13 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 16 (33.33%) Django
13 16 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (31.25%) MVC
15 14 (29.17%) .NET
15 14 (29.17%) MongoDB
15 14 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
16 12 (25.00%) RESTful
16 12 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (22.92%) Scrum
17 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design

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 6 (12.50%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) MySQL
2 14 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
3 12 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.17%) Riak
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Bower
6 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.08%) gulp
6 1 (2.08%) jMock
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.08%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Technical Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Digital Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Digital Technical Architect
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Azure Architect
9 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (93.75%) HTML
2 44 (91.67%) CSS
3 31 (64.58%) JSON
4 30 (62.50%) HTML5
5 27 (56.25%) CSS3
6 26 (54.17%) REST
7 21 (43.75%) Web Services
8 20 (41.67%) Play Framework
9 19 (39.58%) jQuery
10 16 (33.33%) Django
10 16 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (29.17%) .NET
12 12 (25.00%) RESTful
13 10 (20.83%) Spring
14 9 (18.75%) XML
15 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 6 (12.50%) SOAP
15 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
16 5 (10.42%) Guice
16 5 (10.42%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) MVC
3 11 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Open Source
4 10 (20.83%) Web Design
5 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Web Development
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) OWASP
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.08%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) Scala
3 20 (41.67%) Ruby
4 17 (35.42%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.25%) SQL
9 2 (4.17%) XPath
10 1 (2.08%) Groovy
10 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Grafana
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Ensighten
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk