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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 91 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.15% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 4.56% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 29
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£325 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £338 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £36.96 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +17.33%
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
470 526 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.69% 25.23% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 313 278
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 23
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 7 £325 +35.41% 3
Birmingham -6 5 £225 -25.00% 3
Coventry - 4 £356 - 2
Solihull - 2 £263 -
Staffordshire +6 1 £375 +32.15% 3
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (86.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (82.00%) HTML
3 37 (74.00%) CSS
4 35 (70.00%) jQuery
5 34 (68.00%) MVC
6 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
7 26 (52.00%) .NET
8 23 (46.00%) C#
9 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (42.00%) XML
11 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
12 15 (30.00%) Web Services
12 15 (30.00%) PHP
12 15 (30.00%) SQL
13 14 (28.00%) TDD
14 13 (26.00%) MySQL
14 13 (26.00%) PHP5
15 12 (24.00%) Drupal
15 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
15 12 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (22.00%) CSS3
16 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
17 10 (20.00%) IIS
17 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
17 10 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
17 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (20.00%) User Experience
18 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (18.00%) Time Management
18 9 (18.00%) Git (software)

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (24.00%) Drupal
2 10 (20.00%) IIS
3 8 (16.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) MySQL
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.00%) Ant
3 3 (6.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
2 11 (22.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (82.00%) HTML
2 37 (74.00%) CSS
3 35 (70.00%) jQuery
4 26 (52.00%) .NET
5 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (42.00%) XML
7 15 (30.00%) Web Services
8 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 11 (22.00%) CSS3
9 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (18.00%) HTML5
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (16.00%) XSLT
11 8 (16.00%) LAMP
11 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (14.00%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (12.00%) Semantic HTML
13 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (12.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.00%) Blog
3 8 (16.00%) Social Media
3 8 (16.00%) Taxonomies
4 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.00%) Graphic Design
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Human Factors
6 2 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Android
1 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) MVC
2 14 (28.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.00%) Time Management
6 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (16.00%) OOP
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) Web Development
8 6 (12.00%) OO
8 6 (12.00%) Functional Programming
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Web Design
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) SOA
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) Android Development
10 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) PHP
3 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) PHP5
5 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) VBScript
8 2 (4.00%) XPath
9 1 (2.00%) PHP4
9 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Apple
4 3 (6.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Sencha
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
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