The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 28 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.50% 1.31% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 5.80% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £325 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -2.25%
Ajax
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.00% 22.62% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 11
Average daily rate £405 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 37 (94.87%) HTML
1 37 (94.87%) CSS
1 37 (94.87%) HTML5
2 36 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 35 (89.74%) CSS3
4 32 (82.05%) jQuery
5 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (61.54%) JSON
7 23 (58.97%) REST
8 21 (53.85%) Scala
9 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
9 20 (51.28%) Jenkins
9 20 (51.28%) JUnit
10 19 (48.72%) Subversion
11 16 (41.03%) MVC
12 15 (38.46%) SQL
12 15 (38.46%) Jasmine
13 14 (35.90%) XML
13 14 (35.90%) HTTP
14 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
15 12 (30.77%) Play Framework
16 10 (25.64%) PHP
17 9 (23.08%) .NET
17 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
18 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
18 8 (20.51%) Web Design
18 8 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
19 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) MS Access
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
1 20 (51.28%) Jenkins
1 20 (51.28%) JUnit
2 19 (48.72%) Subversion
3 15 (38.46%) Jasmine
4 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.69%) NUnit
6 3 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) QUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Trac
7 1 (2.56%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Scala Developer
3 7 (17.95%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) HTML
1 37 (94.87%) CSS
1 37 (94.87%) HTML5
2 35 (89.74%) CSS3
3 32 (82.05%) jQuery
4 24 (61.54%) JSON
5 23 (58.97%) REST
6 14 (35.90%) XML
7 12 (30.77%) Play Framework
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 8 (20.51%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.82%) XHTML
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
12 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (5.13%) RESTful
14 2 (5.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 8 (20.51%) Web Design
3 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) Scala
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) PHP
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Zend