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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 19 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 24 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.58% 1.81% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.27% 6.73% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 16
Average daily rate £400 £269 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £284 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 104 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.08% 26.94% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 96
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 23 (85.19%) HTML
2 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
3 19 (70.37%) OO
4 18 (66.67%) PHP
5 17 (62.96%) CSS
5 17 (62.96%) jQuery
6 16 (59.26%) PHP5
6 16 (59.26%) MySQL
6 16 (59.26%) Apache
6 16 (59.26%) Web Services
7 12 (44.44%) XHTML
8 11 (40.74%) Linux
8 11 (40.74%) Nagios
8 11 (40.74%) Ubuntu
8 11 (40.74%) WordPress
8 11 (40.74%) Android
8 11 (40.74%) LAMP
8 11 (40.74%) Apple iOS
8 11 (40.74%) Android Development
8 11 (40.74%) iOS Development
9 8 (29.63%) MVC
9 8 (29.63%) Java
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle
10 7 (25.93%) OOP
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) .NET
13 4 (14.81%) C#
13 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
14 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (59.26%) Apache
2 11 (40.74%) WordPress
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Online Betting
1 2 (7.41%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) jQuery
3 16 (59.26%) Web Services
4 12 (44.44%) XHTML
5 11 (40.74%) LAMP
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) Struts
7 3 (11.11%) DHTML
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) JSF
7 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.41%) WCF
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (7.41%) J2EE
8 2 (7.41%) Middleware
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
1 11 (40.74%) Ubuntu
1 11 (40.74%) Android
1 11 (40.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Android Development
2 11 (40.74%) iOS Development
3 8 (29.63%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) OOP
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) OOD
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) SEO
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) PHP
3 16 (59.26%) PHP5
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
4 2 (7.41%) webMethods
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Perforce
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