The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 90 74 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing Ajax 34 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 2.25% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 9.49% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 19
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
Ajax
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 611 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.48% 23.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 336 228
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Reading +6 12 £381 +1.66% 11
Newbury +6 8 £388 +40.90% 2
Maidenhead -4 5 £338 +9.75%
Slough -4 4 £338 +3.84% 4
Bracknell -1 1 £275 -26.66%
Windsor - 1 - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 49 (84.48%) JavaScript
2 43 (74.14%) CSS
3 41 (70.69%) HTML
4 36 (62.07%) jQuery
5 34 (58.62%) MVC
6 32 (55.17%) .NET
7 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (43.10%) XML
9 24 (41.38%) Java
9 24 (41.38%) C#
10 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
11 22 (37.93%) SQL
12 20 (34.48%) Web Development
13 16 (27.59%) OO
13 16 (27.59%) JSON
14 15 (25.86%) MySQL
14 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
14 15 (25.86%) JSP
15 14 (24.14%) Subversion
16 13 (22.41%) Scrum
16 13 (22.41%) PHP
16 13 (22.41%) Windows
16 13 (22.41%) HTML5
17 12 (20.69%) JIRA
17 12 (20.69%) Web Services
17 12 (20.69%) XSLT
18 11 (18.97%) WCF
18 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
19 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 10 (17.24%) Spring

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (12.07%) CMS
1 7 (12.07%) Confluence
2 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Drupal
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.45%) WordPress
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MySQL
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Subversion
2 12 (20.69%) JIRA
3 7 (12.07%) JUnit
4 5 (8.62%) Selenium
4 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.45%) Maven
8 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.72%) Ant
8 1 (1.72%) Firebug
8 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.72%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.72%) Trac
8 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
1 4 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Web Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) PHP Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Hybris Developer
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SaaS Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (74.14%) CSS
2 41 (70.69%) HTML
3 36 (62.07%) jQuery
4 32 (55.17%) .NET
5 25 (43.10%) XML
6 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.59%) JSON
8 15 (25.86%) JSP
9 13 (22.41%) HTML5
10 12 (20.69%) Web Services
10 12 (20.69%) XSLT
11 11 (18.97%) WCF
12 10 (17.24%) Spring
13 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
14 7 (12.07%) SOAP
15 6 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (10.34%) Spring MVC
15 6 (10.34%) LINQ
15 6 (10.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Web 2.0
2 4 (6.90%) Wiki
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) W3C
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) MVC
2 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) Web Development
4 16 (27.59%) OO
5 13 (22.41%) Scrum
6 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 9 (15.52%) CRM
7 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.07%) B2C
8 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.34%) SEO
10 5 (8.62%) TDD
11 4 (6.90%) Analytics
11 4 (6.90%) DSDM
11 4 (6.90%) UML
11 4 (6.90%) Web Analytics
11 4 (6.90%) Workflow
12 3 (5.17%) Content Management
12 3 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) JavaScript
2 24 (41.38%) Java
2 24 (41.38%) C#
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 13 (22.41%) PHP
5 6 (10.34%) C++
6 5 (8.62%) PHP5
7 4 (6.90%) C
8 3 (5.17%) Python
8 3 (5.17%) VBScript
8 3 (5.17%) VB
9 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.72%) Korn
10 1 (1.72%) PHP4
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCITP
2 1 (1.72%) MCTS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (10.34%) hybris
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.90%) Zend
3 4 (6.90%) Open Text
4 3 (5.17%) Omniture
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) webMethods
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.72%) Pega
6 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
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