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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 35 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 1.33% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 3.85% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 130 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.21% 34.57% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 86 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £303 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 May 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 23 (92.00%) HTML
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (92.00%) CSS
2 22 (88.00%) HTML5
2 22 (88.00%) CSS3
3 18 (72.00%) Scala
3 18 (72.00%) REST
3 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) JUnit
4 17 (68.00%) jQuery
4 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (64.00%) JSON
5 16 (64.00%) Subversion
6 12 (48.00%) Jasmine
6 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
6 12 (48.00%) HTTP
7 11 (44.00%) Play Framework
8 9 (36.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (24.00%) XHTML
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (16.00%) C#
11 4 (16.00%) MVC
11 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Ingres
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) JUnit
2 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (68.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (64.00%) Subversion
4 12 (48.00%) Jasmine
5 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) NUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) HTML
1 23 (92.00%) CSS
2 22 (88.00%) HTML5
2 22 (88.00%) CSS3
3 18 (72.00%) REST
4 17 (68.00%) jQuery
5 16 (64.00%) JSON
6 11 (44.00%) Play Framework
7 9 (36.00%) XML
8 8 (32.00%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (24.00%) XHTML
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (8.00%) RESTful
13 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
13 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
13 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) BDD
4 1 (4.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (72.00%) Scala
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft