The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 30 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 Bristol 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 60 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 8 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.00% 1.10% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 4.58% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 131 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.35% 23.99% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 82 109
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Ajax
South West

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) jQuery
3 15 (65.22%) CSS
4 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) MySQL
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) Spring
6 11 (47.83%) MVC
7 10 (43.48%) Web Services
8 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
8 9 (39.13%) Spring MVC
8 9 (39.13%) hybris
9 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 7 (30.43%) SEO
10 7 (30.43%) TDD
10 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
10 7 (30.43%) XML
10 7 (30.43%) PHP
11 6 (26.09%) JUnit
11 6 (26.09%) XSD
11 6 (26.09%) JSP
11 6 (26.09%) UNIX
11 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
11 6 (26.09%) B2C
11 6 (26.09%) Project Management
11 6 (26.09%) Validation
11 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (26.09%) Confluence
3 5 (21.74%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Lead Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) jQuery
3 15 (65.22%) CSS
4 12 (52.17%) Spring
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) Spring MVC
7 7 (30.43%) XML
8 6 (26.09%) XSD
8 6 (26.09%) JSP
8 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.04%) Struts
11 3 (13.04%) DHTML
11 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (13.04%) JSF
11 3 (13.04%) CSS3
12 2 (8.70%) RESTful
12 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Digital Media
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) SEO
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 6 (26.09%) B2C
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Kanban
6 6 (26.09%) Data Validation
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) UML
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) PHP5
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) hybris
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle