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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 128 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -23
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.80% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 3.55% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 33
Median daily rate £385 £331 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.22% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £395 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -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
807 564 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.98% 22.69% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 342 354
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -16 7 £463 +37.03% 2
Warwickshire -9 3 £250 -23.07% 7
Coventry -16 3 £338 - 1
Solihull -6 2 - - 2
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £413 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £370 - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
3 25 (80.65%) CSS
4 19 (61.29%) .NET
4 19 (61.29%) jQuery
5 17 (54.84%) C#
6 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
7 14 (45.16%) SQL
8 13 (41.94%) MVC
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
9 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
10 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (32.26%) Web Services
11 10 (32.26%) XML
11 10 (32.26%) HTML5
12 9 (29.03%) Java
13 8 (25.81%) REST
14 7 (22.58%) Scrum
14 7 (22.58%) JSON
14 7 (22.58%) SOAP
15 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
15 6 (19.35%) Web Development
16 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
16 5 (16.13%) Degree
16 5 (16.13%) WCF
16 5 (16.13%) Oracle
16 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
16 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
16 5 (16.13%) Node.js
17 4 (12.90%) CSS3

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) SNMP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) jMock
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) Mockito
3 1 (3.23%) MyEclipse
3 1 (3.23%) NSubstitute
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 25 (80.65%) CSS
3 19 (61.29%) .NET
3 19 (61.29%) jQuery
4 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
5 10 (32.26%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) REST
7 7 (22.58%) JSON
7 7 (22.58%) SOAP
8 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.13%) Node.js
8 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (16.13%) WCF
9 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (9.68%) LINQ
10 3 (9.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Web Development
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) C#
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) CODA
4 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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