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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 34 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.60% 1.52% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 5.32% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
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 £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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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
63 94 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.20% 28.66% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 6
Average daily rate £356 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 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 29 (93.55%) HTML
1 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
1 29 (93.55%) CSS
1 29 (93.55%) HTML5
1 29 (93.55%) CSS3
2 24 (77.42%) jQuery
3 22 (70.97%) REST
4 21 (67.74%) JSON
5 20 (64.52%) Scala
5 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (64.52%) JUnit
6 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
6 19 (61.29%) Jenkins
7 18 (58.06%) Subversion
8 14 (45.16%) HTTP
8 14 (45.16%) Jasmine
9 13 (41.94%) MongoDB
10 12 (38.71%) Play Framework
11 11 (35.48%) SQL
11 11 (35.48%) XML
12 9 (29.03%) MVC
13 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
13 8 (25.81%) .NET
13 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
15 6 (19.35%) C#
15 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
16 5 (16.13%) XHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MS Access
3 2 (6.45%) Ingres
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) JUnit
2 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 19 (61.29%) Jenkins
3 18 (58.06%) Subversion
4 14 (45.16%) Jasmine
5 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
6 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (9.68%) NUnit
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Scala Developer
3 3 (9.68%) AWS Developer
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) CSS
1 29 (93.55%) HTML
1 29 (93.55%) HTML5
1 29 (93.55%) CSS3
2 24 (77.42%) jQuery
3 22 (70.97%) REST
4 21 (67.74%) JSON
5 12 (38.71%) Play Framework
6 11 (35.48%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) .NET
7 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) XHTML
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.45%) RESTful
12 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) Web Design
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.45%) BDD
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) Scala
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft