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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 85 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 46 89 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 2.95% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 10.61% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £391 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £278 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.60 £46.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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
763 839 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.62% 27.86% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 473 338
Average daily rate £385 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +10 24 £400 +37.93% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 14 £300 -26.38% 2
Hertfordshire -22 7 £425 +6.11% 7
Norfolk -3 1 £300 -6.25% 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 72 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 69 (92.00%) HTML
3 65 (86.67%) CSS
4 53 (70.67%) Java
5 47 (62.67%) XML
6 43 (57.33%) SQL
6 43 (57.33%) HTML5
7 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (48.00%) Relational Database
9 35 (46.67%) J2EE
9 35 (46.67%) Linux
10 32 (42.67%) UNIX
10 32 (42.67%) Web Services
11 30 (40.00%) Windows
11 30 (40.00%) OO
11 30 (40.00%) WebSphere
12 29 (38.67%) Solaris
12 29 (38.67%) XHTML
13 28 (37.33%) Content Management
14 27 (36.00%) jQuery
15 25 (33.33%) SOAP
15 25 (33.33%) Ant
16 24 (32.00%) Eclipse
17 22 (29.33%) TopLink
17 22 (29.33%) IBM
18 21 (28.00%) TDD
19 20 (26.67%) MVC
20 19 (25.33%) Scrum
20 19 (25.33%) JSP
20 19 (25.33%) JAX-WS

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.00%) JBoss
3 6 (8.00%) GlassFish
4 5 (6.67%) CMS
5 3 (4.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.67%) WordPress
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.33%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.33%) DB2
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.67%) DTS
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Ant
2 24 (32.00%) Eclipse
3 14 (18.67%) SoapUI
4 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (12.00%) Subversion
6 5 (6.67%) Maven
7 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.00%) Log4j
7 3 (4.00%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 3 (4.00%) WebStorm
7 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (24.00%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Legal
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (97.33%) Developer
2 44 (58.67%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.67%) UI Programmer
6 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.00%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.67%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (92.00%) HTML
2 65 (86.67%) CSS
3 47 (62.67%) XML
4 43 (57.33%) HTML5
5 35 (46.67%) J2EE
6 32 (42.67%) Web Services
7 29 (38.67%) XHTML
8 27 (36.00%) jQuery
9 25 (33.33%) SOAP
10 22 (29.33%) TopLink
11 19 (25.33%) JSP
11 19 (25.33%) JAX-WS
11 19 (25.33%) JAX-RS
12 17 (22.67%) CSS3
13 15 (20.00%) REST
13 15 (20.00%) Spring
14 14 (18.67%) Struts
15 11 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (14.67%) Spring MVC
16 10 (13.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 6 (8.00%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Informatics
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 32 (42.67%) UNIX
3 30 (40.00%) Windows
4 29 (38.67%) Solaris
5 3 (4.00%) HPUX
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) OO
3 28 (37.33%) Content Management
4 21 (28.00%) TDD
5 20 (26.67%) MVC
6 19 (25.33%) Scrum
7 17 (22.67%) User Stories
8 16 (21.33%) Validation
8 16 (21.33%) Use Case
8 16 (21.33%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (20.00%) B2C
10 13 (17.33%) RUP
10 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.00%) SOA
12 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
13 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (8.00%) RAD
15 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (5.33%) Web Development
16 4 (5.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 53 (70.67%) Java
3 43 (57.33%) SQL
4 7 (9.33%) C#
4 7 (9.33%) PHP
5 5 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (4.00%) XPath
6 3 (4.00%) ECMAScript
6 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.00%) Dart
7 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.67%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) IBM
2 5 (6.67%) FatWire
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Twitter
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Adobe
4 3 (4.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.00%) Blue Martini
4 3 (4.00%) Intershop
4 3 (4.00%) ATG
4 3 (4.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (4.00%) hybris
4 3 (4.00%) Demandware
5 2 (2.67%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Omniture
6 1 (1.33%) BEA
6 1 (1.33%) ESRI