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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 100 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Contract jobs citing Ajax 29 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.49% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 7.65% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 32
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£388 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £168 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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
625 523 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.39% 19.42% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 310 225
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 72
Average hourly rate £35.75 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.39% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -2 14 £338 +35.00% 11
Bracknell +2 5 £476 +27.65% 1
Slough -3 4 £295 -12.59%
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 31 (81.58%) JavaScript
3 26 (68.42%) CSS
4 21 (55.26%) XML
5 19 (50.00%) jQuery
6 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 17 (44.74%) Java
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 14 (36.84%) C#
9 13 (34.21%) .NET
10 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
10 11 (28.95%) PHP
11 10 (26.32%) MySQL
11 10 (26.32%) HTML5
12 9 (23.68%) CSS3
12 9 (23.68%) JSON
12 9 (23.68%) Linux
12 9 (23.68%) MVC
12 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.05%) Subversion
14 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
14 7 (18.42%) Apache
14 7 (18.42%) XHTML
14 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
14 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
15 6 (15.79%) IBM
15 6 (15.79%) Python
15 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
15 6 (15.79%) ITIL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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%) WebSphere
1 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (10.53%) Commerce Server
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Fredhopper
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WLAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) SNMP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.53%) DB2
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Xcode
4 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) Grunt
5 1 (2.63%) Bower
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 26 (68.42%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) XML
4 19 (50.00%) jQuery
5 13 (34.21%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
7 10 (26.32%) HTML5
8 9 (23.68%) CSS3
8 9 (23.68%) JSON
9 7 (18.42%) XHTML
10 6 (15.79%) LINQ
10 6 (15.79%) REST
11 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (13.16%) WCF
12 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (7.89%) Worklight
13 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (7.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) W3C
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (5.26%) iPhone
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) MVC
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) OO
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) System Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 11 (28.95%) PHP
5 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
6 6 (15.79%) Python
7 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
7 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 5 (13.16%) VB
8 4 (10.53%) C++
8 4 (10.53%) Ruby
9 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
10 2 (5.26%) VBScript
11 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Salt
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Sencha
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
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