The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 82 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 68 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.21% 3.25% 3.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 10.83% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 48
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £508 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +55.71%
Ajax
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
911 711 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.65% 30.03% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 350 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the East of England region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the East of England region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -18 19 £387 +19.03% 12
Essex -3 18 £413 +13.79% 1
Bedfordshire -11 14 £400 +35.59%
Norfolk -5 9 £453 - 1
Cambridgeshire -21 8 £310 -27.05% 11
Suffolk - - - - 4
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 110 (81.48%) HTML
2 105 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 97 (71.85%) CSS
4 70 (51.85%) MVC
5 58 (42.96%) OO
6 57 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (41.48%) Web Services
7 56 (41.48%) Java
8 54 (40.00%) JSP
9 52 (38.52%) jQuery
10 51 (37.78%) SQL
11 50 (37.04%) XML
12 49 (36.30%) TDD
13 47 (34.81%) .NET
14 44 (32.59%) CSS3
15 43 (31.85%) ASP.NET
15 43 (31.85%) HTML5
16 42 (31.11%) Subversion
16 42 (31.11%) C#
17 38 (28.15%) Relational Database
18 37 (27.41%) UNIX
19 35 (25.93%) J2EE
20 32 (23.70%) Linux
21 31 (22.96%) Spring
22 29 (21.48%) Scrum
22 29 (21.48%) XHTML
22 29 (21.48%) Ant
23 28 (20.74%) Dojo
24 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
24 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (14.07%) WebSphere
2 18 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 15 (11.11%) Apache
4 13 (9.63%) CMS
5 8 (5.93%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.19%) MQSeries
7 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.22%) Node.js
10 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.74%) IIS
11 1 (0.74%) WordPress
11 1 (0.74%) Liferay
11 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Internet
2 7 (5.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.15%) Relational Database
2 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (17.78%) MySQL
4 13 (9.63%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.19%) DB2
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.74%) DTS
10 1 (0.74%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 42 (31.11%) Subversion
2 29 (21.48%) Ant
3 19 (14.07%) Eclipse
4 18 (13.33%) Maven
5 17 (12.59%) JUnit
6 13 (9.63%) Visual Studio
6 13 (9.63%) Git (software)
7 7 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.19%) Mockito
7 7 (5.19%) Selenium
7 7 (5.19%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.44%) Log4j
9 4 (2.96%) MyEclipse
10 3 (2.22%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.48%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.48%) JIRA
12 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Workshop
12 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Retail
3 10 (7.41%) Marketing
4 7 (5.19%) Legal
5 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.70%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Automotive
7 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (85.19%) Developer
2 28 (20.74%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.30%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 15 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (7.41%) UI Developer
5 10 (7.41%) UI Programmer
5 10 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Project Leader
8 6 (4.44%) Architect
8 6 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Software Project Leader
9 4 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (81.48%) HTML
2 97 (71.85%) CSS
3 56 (41.48%) Web Services
4 54 (40.00%) JSP
5 52 (38.52%) jQuery
6 50 (37.04%) XML
7 47 (34.81%) .NET
8 44 (32.59%) CSS3
9 43 (31.85%) HTML5
9 43 (31.85%) ASP.NET
10 35 (25.93%) J2EE
11 31 (22.96%) Spring
12 29 (21.48%) XHTML
13 28 (20.74%) Dojo
14 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (18.52%) REST
16 24 (17.78%) SOAP
17 23 (17.04%) JSON
18 22 (16.30%) DOM
18 22 (16.30%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) User Experience
2 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.15%) Web 2.0
3 11 (8.15%) Biology
4 9 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 8 (5.93%) Life Science
6 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.96%) Open Source
8 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.74%) RIA
10 1 (0.74%) W3C
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.41%) UNIX
2 32 (23.70%) Linux
3 13 (9.63%) Windows
3 13 (9.63%) Solaris
4 6 (4.44%) HPUX
5 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.85%) MVC
2 58 (42.96%) OO
3 57 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (36.30%) TDD
5 29 (21.48%) Scrum
6 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 26 (19.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (16.30%) Web Development
9 20 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 17 (12.59%) BDD
10 17 (12.59%) Content Management
11 14 (10.37%) Validation
12 13 (9.63%) Bioinformatics
12 13 (9.63%) RAD
13 12 (8.89%) SOA
13 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.89%) Dependency Management
14 10 (7.41%) Performance Testing
14 10 (7.41%) RUP
15 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 105 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 56 (41.48%) Java
3 51 (37.78%) SQL
4 42 (31.11%) C#
5 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.93%) Perl
8 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.44%) XPath
9 5 (3.70%) PHP
10 4 (2.96%) AWK
11 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.48%) Python
12 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.74%) FQL
13 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.74%) VB6
13 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.22%) MCP
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Oracle
2 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.85%) IBM
4 14 (10.37%) hybris
5 9 (6.67%) FatWire
6 6 (4.44%) JBoss
6 6 (4.44%) Interwoven
7 5 (3.70%) Sun
7 5 (3.70%) Twitter
8 4 (2.96%) Adobe
8 4 (2.96%) webMethods
8 4 (2.96%) Endeca
9 2 (1.48%) ATG
9 2 (1.48%) Facebook
10 1 (0.74%) Venda
10 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.74%) Blue Martini
10 1 (0.74%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.74%) Google
10 1 (0.74%) Elastic Path
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago