The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 42 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 28 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.84% 2.02% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.07% 7.59% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 21
Average daily rate £423 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £322 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.48 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +26.08%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
278 158 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.13% 26.64% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 84 148
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 25
Average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cambridge +16 25 £400 +48.14% 8
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 5
St Neots - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 37 (80.43%) HTML
3 33 (71.74%) CSS
4 30 (65.22%) jQuery
5 29 (63.04%) OO
6 26 (56.52%) PHP
7 25 (54.35%) MVC
8 24 (52.17%) MySQL
8 24 (52.17%) Apache
8 24 (52.17%) PHP5
9 21 (45.65%) XHTML
10 19 (41.30%) Linux
11 18 (39.13%) Web Services
12 15 (32.61%) OOP
13 14 (30.43%) .NET
14 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
14 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
15 11 (23.91%) Ubuntu
15 11 (23.91%) WordPress
15 11 (23.91%) Android
15 11 (23.91%) Apple iOS
15 11 (23.91%) Android Development
15 11 (23.91%) iOS Development
15 11 (23.91%) SQL
15 11 (23.91%) LAMP
15 11 (23.91%) Nagios
16 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
16 10 (21.74%) XML
17 9 (19.57%) C#
17 9 (19.57%) Oracle

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 24 (52.17%) Apache
2 11 (23.91%) WordPress
3 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Portal
6 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Subversion
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Legal
1 2 (4.35%) Games
1 2 (4.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) PHP Developer
3 11 (23.91%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.17%) SAP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) HTML
2 33 (71.74%) CSS
3 30 (65.22%) jQuery
4 21 (45.65%) XHTML
5 18 (39.13%) Web Services
6 14 (30.43%) .NET
7 11 (23.91%) LAMP
8 10 (21.74%) XML
9 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.39%) Smarty
10 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.70%) J2EE
11 4 (8.70%) Middleware
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (6.52%) JSON
12 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
12 3 (6.52%) Spring
12 3 (6.52%) JSF
12 3 (6.52%) Struts
12 3 (6.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Ubuntu
2 11 (23.91%) Android
2 11 (23.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) OO
2 25 (54.35%) MVC
3 15 (32.61%) OOP
4 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
4 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Android Development
5 11 (23.91%) iOS Development
6 8 (17.39%) Validation
6 8 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
8 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.52%) User Stories
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) JavaScript
2 26 (56.52%) PHP
3 24 (52.17%) PHP5
4 11 (23.91%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) C#
6 8 (17.39%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.17%) ABAP
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) webMethods
4 3 (6.52%) hybris
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) SAP