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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 90 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Ajax 27 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.88% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 3.65% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 36
Average daily rate
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£323 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.34% +18.69%
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
589 493 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.58% 24.07% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 290 311
Average daily rate £370 £298 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 27
Average hourly rate £29.22 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 +3 10 £300 - 4
Staffordshire 0 7 £375 +19.04% 6
Solihull +4 3 £263 -4.54% 3
Coventry -3 3 £320 +16.36% 4
Warwickshire -6 3 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £350 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 72 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 64 (82.05%) HTML
3 61 (78.21%) CSS
4 51 (65.38%) jQuery
5 42 (53.85%) MVC
6 35 (44.87%) C#
6 35 (44.87%) .NET
7 33 (42.31%) ASP.NET
8 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
9 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 24 (30.77%) CSS3
10 22 (28.21%) PHP
11 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (25.64%) TDD
12 19 (24.36%) XML
12 19 (24.36%) HTML5
12 19 (24.36%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (23.08%) MySQL
14 16 (20.51%) SQL
14 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.51%) PHP5
15 15 (19.23%) Time Management
15 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
16 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
16 14 (17.95%) User Experience
16 14 (17.95%) Web Services
16 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
17 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (15.38%) Drupal
2 11 (14.10%) IIS
3 8 (10.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) WordPress
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) HTTP
2 6 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) MySQL
3 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.28%) SQLite
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.13%) MSBuild
4 4 (5.13%) Ant
4 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 4 (5.13%) NUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Grunt
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (7.69%) Retail
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (85.90%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Architect
6 8 (10.26%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.41%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.41%) UI Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (82.05%) HTML
2 61 (78.21%) CSS
3 51 (65.38%) jQuery
4 35 (44.87%) .NET
5 33 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 24 (30.77%) CSS3
7 19 (24.36%) XML
7 19 (24.36%) HTML5
8 18 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
9 14 (17.95%) Web Services
10 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.10%) Razor View Engine
11 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (14.10%) Semantic HTML
11 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (12.82%) JSON
13 8 (10.26%) LAMP
14 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
14 7 (8.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) User Experience
2 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Social Media
4 8 (10.26%) Taxonomies
4 8 (10.26%) Blog
5 5 (6.41%) N-Tier
5 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) W3C
6 2 (2.56%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.85%) MVC
2 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (25.64%) TDD
3 19 (24.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.23%) Time Management
6 11 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (14.10%) OOP
7 10 (12.82%) Functional Programming
8 9 (11.54%) Web Development
9 8 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 6 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.69%) OO
11 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.41%) Scrum
11 5 (6.41%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.13%) Android Development
12 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.13%) BDD
12 4 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 35 (44.87%) C#
3 22 (28.21%) PHP
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) PHP5
5 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.26%) Java
7 4 (5.13%) PHP4
8 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.85%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.56%) XPath
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) WCAG
2 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Sencha
4 2 (2.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Macromedia
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago