The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 42 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.69% 0.69% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 2.06% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -7.51%
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
108 97 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.37% 33.68% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 74 96
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) XHTML
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Redis
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Mojolicious

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Concordion
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Kafka
5 2 (25.00%) Mojolicious
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XForms
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Go
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft