The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cambridge 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank - 35 38
Contract jobs citing Ajax 0 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.35% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.59% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
189 109 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.65% 29.46% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 43 78
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £23.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Ajax
Cambridgeshire

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 20 (80.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) Web Services
3 17 (68.00%) OO
4 16 (64.00%) Apache
4 16 (64.00%) MySQL
4 16 (64.00%) PHP
4 16 (64.00%) PHP5
5 14 (56.00%) jQuery
5 14 (56.00%) CSS
6 11 (44.00%) XHTML
6 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 11 (44.00%) Nagios
6 11 (44.00%) Android
6 11 (44.00%) WordPress
6 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
6 11 (44.00%) Android Development
6 11 (44.00%) iOS Development
6 11 (44.00%) LAMP
6 11 (44.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (36.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) .NET
11 5 (20.00%) OOP
12 4 (16.00%) C#
13 3 (12.00%) DHTML
13 3 (12.00%) J2EE

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (64.00%) Apache
2 11 (44.00%) WordPress
3 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Online Betting
1 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) HTML
2 17 (68.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) jQuery
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) XHTML
4 11 (44.00%) LAMP
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) DHTML
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) Struts
6 3 (12.00%) Middleware
6 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) JSF
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (8.00%) WCF
8 1 (4.00%) SOAP
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
1 11 (44.00%) Android
1 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (44.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) Android Development
2 11 (44.00%) iOS Development
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) PHP
2 16 (64.00%) PHP5
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) webMethods
3 3 (12.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
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