The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Bedfordshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 22 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Ajax 27 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.30% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.73% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -11.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 60 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.84% 25.75% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 30
Average daily rate £300 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Bedfordshire region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Luton - 23 £278 -
Bedford - - - - 5
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (78.13%) JSP
3 24 (75.00%) OO
4 23 (71.88%) Subversion
5 22 (68.75%) HTML
5 22 (68.75%) CSS
6 21 (65.63%) DOM
6 21 (65.63%) Dojo
6 21 (65.63%) Django
6 21 (65.63%) TDD
6 21 (65.63%) CSS3
6 21 (65.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (62.50%) LESS
7 20 (62.50%) MVC
8 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
9 12 (37.50%) hybris
9 12 (37.50%) Dependency Management
10 10 (31.25%) XHR
10 10 (31.25%) HTML5
11 8 (25.00%) UNIX
11 8 (25.00%) Java
11 8 (25.00%) Sass
12 7 (21.88%) jQuery
13 6 (18.75%) Migration
14 5 (15.63%) Web Development
15 4 (12.50%) Java EE
15 4 (12.50%) Spring
15 4 (12.50%) JSF
15 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 4 (12.50%) Endeca

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) MyEclipse
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) JSP
2 22 (68.75%) HTML
2 22 (68.75%) CSS
3 21 (65.63%) DOM
3 21 (65.63%) Dojo
3 21 (65.63%) Django
3 21 (65.63%) CSS3
4 20 (62.50%) LESS
5 10 (31.25%) XHR
5 10 (31.25%) HTML5
6 8 (25.00%) Sass
7 7 (21.88%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) ICEfaces
8 4 (12.50%) Middleware
8 4 (12.50%) Spring
8 4 (12.50%) JSF
8 4 (12.50%) Java EE
8 4 (12.50%) Struts
8 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) OO
2 21 (65.63%) TDD
2 21 (65.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (62.50%) MVC
4 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 12 (37.50%) Dependency Management
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) RAD
9 3 (9.38%) Validation
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) AWK
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) hybris
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) Endeca
3 2 (6.25%) Rackspace