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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 41 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.11% 1.01% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 6.45% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +2.89%
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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.04% 15.66% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 31
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 - - 2
Bedford - - - - 3
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) AWK
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Endeca
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) hybris
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) WordPress
5 2 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) XHR
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Website Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) XHR
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) LESS
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) DOM
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) AWK
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Endeca
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle