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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 127 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 22 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.23% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 5.66% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 28
Median daily rate £388 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £421 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.10 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+42.71% -1.66%
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
778 548 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.01% 21.82% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 348 344
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -12 6 £450 +24.13% 5
Shropshire - 6 £413 -
Solihull -2 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -9 2 £250 -23.07% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £304 - 1
Coventry -16 1 £350 +3.70% 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 34 (91.89%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) CSS
3 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
4 21 (56.76%) jQuery
5 19 (51.35%) .NET
6 18 (48.65%) C#
7 17 (45.95%) MVC
7 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (40.54%) Java
8 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
9 14 (37.84%) SQL
9 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
9 14 (37.84%) HTML5
10 13 (35.14%) Scrum
11 12 (32.43%) JSON
11 12 (32.43%) Web Services
11 12 (32.43%) REST
12 10 (27.03%) XML
12 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
12 10 (27.03%) CSS3
13 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
13 9 (24.32%) Web Development
14 8 (21.62%) Spring
14 8 (21.62%) SOAP
15 7 (18.92%) Web Design
15 7 (18.92%) WCF
15 7 (18.92%) Node.js
15 7 (18.92%) Scala
15 7 (18.92%) RESTful
16 6 (16.22%) Git (software)

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 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) Intranet
3 2 (5.41%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.41%) CouchDB
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) Riak
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.81%) JUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 2 (5.41%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.41%) jMock
5 2 (5.41%) Mockito
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) Bower
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) MyEclipse
6 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (8.11%) HTML Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.41%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) CSS
3 21 (56.76%) jQuery
4 19 (51.35%) .NET
5 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (37.84%) HTML5
7 12 (32.43%) JSON
7 12 (32.43%) REST
7 12 (32.43%) Web Services
8 10 (27.03%) CSS3
8 10 (27.03%) XML
9 8 (21.62%) SOAP
9 8 (21.62%) Spring
10 7 (18.92%) Node.js
10 7 (18.92%) RESTful
10 7 (18.92%) WCF
11 6 (16.22%) Play Framework
11 6 (16.22%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (45.95%) MVC
2 13 (35.14%) Scrum
3 9 (24.32%) Web Development
4 7 (18.92%) Web Design
5 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Open Source
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) CRM
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) OWASP
9 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Scala
7 5 (13.51%) Ruby
8 4 (10.81%) PHP
9 3 (8.11%) Python
9 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (5.41%) C
10 2 (5.41%) XPath
11 1 (2.70%) Groovy
11 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
11 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Grafana
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) CODA
4 1 (2.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
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