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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 114 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.33% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.60% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Average daily rate £290 £250 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -36.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +1.51%
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
511 562 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.11% 20.72% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 312 310
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading -1 7 £290 -5.30% 8
Bracknell - 3 £290 - 1
Slough +1 1 £280 -2.60% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £300 -
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 27 (71.05%) CSS
4 19 (50.00%) JSON
4 19 (50.00%) HTML5
5 17 (44.74%) jQuery
6 16 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (42.11%) OO
6 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
7 15 (39.47%) XML
8 14 (36.84%) C#
8 14 (36.84%) .NET
9 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (34.21%) Retail
9 13 (34.21%) CSS3
10 12 (31.58%) Front End Development
11 11 (28.95%) Sass
11 11 (28.95%) LESS
12 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
14 7 (18.42%) Apache
14 7 (18.42%) Windows
15 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
15 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
15 6 (15.79%) IBM HTTP Server
15 6 (15.79%) MVC
15 6 (15.79%) AIX
15 6 (15.79%) XSLT

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (18.42%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.16%) Commerce Server
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Fredhopper
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) DB2
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) NuGet
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (34.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.68%) HTML Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Angular Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (18.42%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (18.42%) JSP Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
6 7 (18.42%) UI Developer
7 6 (15.79%) .NET Applications Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Applications Developer
7 6 (15.79%) C# Application Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) HTML
2 27 (71.05%) CSS
3 19 (50.00%) HTML5
3 19 (50.00%) JSON
4 17 (44.74%) jQuery
5 16 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (39.47%) XML
7 14 (36.84%) .NET
8 13 (34.21%) CSS3
9 11 (28.95%) LESS
9 11 (28.95%) Sass
10 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 6 (15.79%) XSLT
12 5 (13.16%) REST
13 4 (10.53%) SOAP
13 4 (10.53%) Worklight
14 3 (7.89%) Laravel
15 2 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) AIX
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
1 16 (42.11%) OO
2 12 (31.58%) Front End Development
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile First
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.26%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.26%) SDLC
7 2 (5.26%) SOLID
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (2.63%) OOP
8 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) C#
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.26%) Zend