The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Aberdeen region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 18 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.42% - 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.00% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.37% 19.42% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 10
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
Scotland

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Aberdeen region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WF
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft