The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 68 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 1.44% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 6.19% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 14
Average daily rate £320 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
273 194 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.75% 23.26% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 132
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Milton Keynes -15 9 £325 -7.14% 3
High Wycombe - 2 £185 -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 33 (71.74%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) JSON
5 21 (45.65%) .NET
6 19 (41.30%) Finance
7 18 (39.13%) Dojo
8 16 (34.78%) HTML5
9 15 (32.61%) DOM
10 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
10 14 (30.43%) jQuery
11 13 (28.26%) Java
11 13 (28.26%) MVC
12 12 (26.09%) C#
12 12 (26.09%) J2EE
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 11 (23.91%) Refactoring
14 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (19.57%) Software Architecture
15 9 (19.57%) Use Case
15 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (19.57%) SQL
15 9 (19.57%) XML
16 7 (15.22%) Web Services
17 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
17 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
17 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
18 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax Developer
9 1 (2.17%) CakePHP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) CSS
2 32 (69.57%) HTML
3 23 (50.00%) JSON
4 21 (45.65%) .NET
5 18 (39.13%) Dojo
6 16 (34.78%) HTML5
7 15 (32.61%) DOM
8 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
8 14 (30.43%) jQuery
9 12 (26.09%) J2EE
10 9 (19.57%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) Web Services
12 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (8.70%) CSS3
13 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Web 2.0
1 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) MVC
2 11 (23.91%) Refactoring
3 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (19.57%) Software Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Use Case
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.17%) Android Development
8 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.17%) User Experience Design
8 1 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.26%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.87%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) webMethods
2 3 (6.52%) Siebel
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.35%) SendGrid
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) Infragistics