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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 101 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 29 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 2.70% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 9.78% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.35 £27.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
739 787 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.38% 27.60% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 433 368
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Essex +9 15 £400 +37.93% 4
Cambridgeshire -19 5 £350 -5.08% 7
Hertfordshire -26 4 £450 +12.50% 15
Suffolk -3 3 £375 -18.47% 4
Norfolk - 2 £300 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 56 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 55 (80.88%) CSS
3 54 (79.41%) HTML
4 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (61.76%) HTML5
6 40 (58.82%) Java
7 38 (55.88%) Web Services
8 35 (51.47%) SQL
9 34 (50.00%) XML
10 30 (44.12%) Linux
10 30 (44.12%) J2EE
11 29 (42.65%) Relational Database
12 28 (41.18%) UNIX
12 28 (41.18%) TDD
13 27 (39.71%) Scrum
13 27 (39.71%) Windows
13 27 (39.71%) OO
14 26 (38.24%) XHTML
14 26 (38.24%) WebSphere
15 25 (36.76%) jQuery
15 25 (36.76%) Ant
15 25 (36.76%) MVC
16 23 (33.82%) SOAP
16 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
16 23 (33.82%) Content Management
17 22 (32.35%) Solaris
18 20 (29.41%) IBM
19 19 (27.94%) Marketing
20 18 (26.47%) Use Case
20 18 (26.47%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26 (38.24%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.29%) CMS
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.47%) Mule
5 1 (1.47%) Kentico
5 1 (1.47%) Node.js
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.41%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Tridion
2 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) DB2
6 2 (2.94%) DTS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Ant
2 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
3 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (20.59%) SoapUI
5 13 (19.12%) Subversion
6 6 (8.82%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 4 (5.88%) Selenium
7 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.41%) Mockito
8 3 (4.41%) JUnit
8 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.41%) WebStorm
9 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (2.94%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.47%) MyEclipse
10 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 19 (27.94%) Marketing
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (89.71%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (80.88%) CSS
2 54 (79.41%) HTML
3 42 (61.76%) HTML5
4 38 (55.88%) Web Services
5 34 (50.00%) XML
6 30 (44.12%) J2EE
7 26 (38.24%) XHTML
8 25 (36.76%) jQuery
9 23 (33.82%) SOAP
10 18 (26.47%) .NET
11 17 (25.00%) JAX-WS
11 17 (25.00%) TopLink
11 17 (25.00%) CSS3
11 17 (25.00%) JAX-RS
12 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET
13 13 (19.12%) JSP
13 13 (19.12%) REST
14 12 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.41%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Informatics
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Linux
2 28 (41.18%) UNIX
3 27 (39.71%) Windows
4 22 (32.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) TDD
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
3 27 (39.71%) OO
4 25 (36.76%) MVC
5 23 (33.82%) Content Management
6 18 (26.47%) Validation
6 18 (26.47%) Use Case
7 17 (25.00%) User Stories
8 16 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (22.06%) RUP
10 11 (16.18%) B2C
10 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (8.82%) BDD
12 6 (8.82%) SOA
13 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
13 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 40 (58.82%) Java
3 35 (51.47%) SQL
4 13 (19.12%) C#
5 5 (7.35%) PHP
6 3 (4.41%) ECMAScript
6 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.41%) Dart
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) VBScript
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) MCP
1 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) IBM
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) FatWire
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Twitter
5 3 (4.41%) webMethods
6 1 (1.47%) ESRI
6 1 (1.47%) BEA
6 1 (1.47%) Omniture
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
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