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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 37 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.71% 1.76% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 5.26% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.30 £43.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year
-6.82% +44.55%
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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
96 133 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.04% 33.42% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 29 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 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Publishing
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Intranet
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) RESTful
7 2 (22.22%) Scala
7 2 (22.22%) Perl

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Ingres
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) XHTML
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) OAuth
7 1 (11.11%) Mojolicious
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft