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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 18 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 28 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.43% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 3.28% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £150 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +15.87%
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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
98 61 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.52% 24.21% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 40 43
Average daily rate £450 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (95.35%) HTML5
3 39 (90.70%) CSS3
4 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
5 37 (86.05%) jQuery
6 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (60.47%) REST
8 25 (58.14%) JSON
8 25 (58.14%) Scala
9 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
10 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
11 22 (51.16%) Subversion
12 21 (48.84%) JUnit
13 19 (44.19%) MVC
13 19 (44.19%) Jasmine
14 17 (39.53%) HTTP
15 14 (32.56%) MongoDB
15 14 (32.56%) XML
15 14 (32.56%) PHP
16 13 (30.23%) SQL
16 13 (30.23%) Play Framework
17 10 (23.26%) OO
18 8 (18.60%) .NET
18 8 (18.60%) C#
18 8 (18.60%) Web Design
18 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
18 8 (18.60%) BDD
19 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (13.95%) Apache
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) MS Access
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
3 22 (51.16%) Subversion
4 21 (48.84%) JUnit
5 19 (44.19%) Jasmine
6 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
6 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (9.30%) QUnit
7 4 (9.30%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 3 (6.98%) Hudson
8 3 (6.98%) Trac
8 3 (6.98%) JIRA
9 2 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (4.65%) NUnit
10 1 (2.33%) Grunt
10 1 (2.33%) PhantomJS
10 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Scala Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
3 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.33%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) HTML
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (95.35%) HTML5
3 39 (90.70%) CSS3
4 37 (86.05%) jQuery
5 26 (60.47%) REST
6 25 (58.14%) JSON
7 14 (32.56%) XML
8 13 (30.23%) Play Framework
9 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.63%) XHTML
11 5 (11.63%) RESTful
11 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.63%) Sass
11 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.98%) Web Services
13 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) W3C
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) MVC
3 10 (23.26%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) Web Design
4 8 (18.60%) BDD
4 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) OOP
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.33%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (58.14%) Scala
3 14 (32.56%) PHP
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Zend