The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 45 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% - 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
Average daily rate
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£340 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
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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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
178 190 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.70% 38.85% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 138 49
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £9.50 £43.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.16% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) jQuery
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) UX Design
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) CSS3
3 7 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (38.89%) User Experience
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) ECMAScript
5 5 (27.78%) IntelliJ
5 5 (27.78%) Dart
5 5 (27.78%) TypeScript
5 5 (27.78%) WebStorm
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (27.78%) Mercurial
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 4 (22.22%) Node.js
6 4 (22.22%) hybris
6 4 (22.22%) JPA
6 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
6 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 4 (22.22%) Demandware
6 4 (22.22%) Grunt

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Drupal
2 3 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) IntelliJ
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Mercurial
1 5 (27.78%) WebStorm
2 4 (22.22%) Grunt
2 4 (22.22%) PhantomJS
2 4 (22.22%) gulp
2 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front-End Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) UI Programmer
3 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) CSS3
2 7 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (22.22%) Sass
3 4 (22.22%) JPA
3 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) JSP
3 4 (22.22%) Servlets
3 4 (22.22%) Struts
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
4 3 (16.67%) XHTML
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) UX Design
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) OOD
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) ECMAScript
3 5 (27.78%) TypeScript
3 5 (27.78%) Dart
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Intershop
1 4 (22.22%) hybris
1 4 (22.22%) Demandware
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft