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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 18 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 25 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.86% 1.33% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.51% 7.32% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +71.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £36.96 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +17.33%
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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
98 41 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.82% 18.22% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 28 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 43 (95.56%) HTML
1 43 (95.56%) CSS
2 42 (93.33%) HTML5
3 40 (88.89%) CSS3
3 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
4 38 (84.44%) jQuery
5 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (57.78%) REST
7 25 (55.56%) Scala
7 25 (55.56%) JSON
8 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
9 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
10 22 (48.89%) Subversion
11 21 (46.67%) JUnit
12 20 (44.44%) MVC
13 19 (42.22%) Jasmine
14 17 (37.78%) HTTP
15 16 (35.56%) SQL
16 14 (31.11%) MongoDB
16 14 (31.11%) PHP
16 14 (31.11%) XML
17 13 (28.89%) Play Framework
18 11 (24.44%) .NET
19 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
19 10 (22.22%) OO
20 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
20 9 (20.00%) C#
21 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
21 8 (17.78%) Web Design
21 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) ArcGIS
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) MS Access
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
3 22 (48.89%) Subversion
4 21 (46.67%) JUnit
5 19 (42.22%) Jasmine
6 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.89%) QUnit
8 4 (8.89%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (6.67%) Trac
9 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.67%) Hudson
9 3 (6.67%) JIRA
10 2 (4.44%) NUnit
10 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (2.22%) Grunt
11 1 (2.22%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Publishing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Web Developer
3 7 (15.56%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.22%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) HTML
1 43 (95.56%) CSS
2 42 (93.33%) HTML5
3 40 (88.89%) CSS3
4 38 (84.44%) jQuery
5 26 (57.78%) REST
6 25 (55.56%) JSON
7 14 (31.11%) XML
8 13 (28.89%) Play Framework
9 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.78%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (11.11%) RESTful
12 5 (11.11%) XHTML
12 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (11.11%) Sass
12 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
13 2 (4.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) W3C
2 2 (4.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Android
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) Web Design
4 8 (17.78%) BDD
4 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) OOP
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (4.44%) CRM
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.22%) Analytics
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) Scala
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) PHP
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Zend