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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 98 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 43 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.51% 3.13% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 10.83% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 27
Average daily rate
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£399 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £508 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
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
877 702 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.89% 28.95% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 387 464
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 41
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.15 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
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 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -10 14 £405 -4.70% 11
Essex +1 13 £411 +64.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -24 7 £325 +8.33% 5
Norfolk -1 4 £300 +39.53%
Bedfordshire -18 4 £338 +77.63% 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (86.73%) HTML
2 93 (82.30%) JavaScript
3 92 (81.42%) CSS
4 59 (52.21%) MVC
5 57 (50.44%) Web Services
6 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (46.02%) XML
8 50 (44.25%) JSP
8 50 (44.25%) SQL
8 50 (44.25%) TDD
9 49 (43.36%) HTML5
9 49 (43.36%) Java
10 47 (41.59%) OO
11 42 (37.17%) CSS3
11 42 (37.17%) Subversion
12 40 (35.40%) Linux
13 38 (33.63%) Relational Database
14 37 (32.74%) UNIX
14 37 (32.74%) jQuery
15 36 (31.86%) .NET
16 35 (30.97%) Scrum
17 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
18 32 (28.32%) J2EE
19 31 (27.43%) Ant
19 31 (27.43%) C#
20 30 (26.55%) SOAP
21 28 (24.78%) XHTML
22 26 (23.01%) Eclipse
22 26 (23.01%) JSON
22 26 (23.01%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (20.35%) Tomcat
2 21 (18.58%) Apache
3 19 (16.81%) WebSphere
4 17 (15.04%) CMS
5 6 (5.31%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.54%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.65%) Node.js
8 2 (1.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) Kentico
9 1 (0.88%) Liferay
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
9 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Internet
2 5 (4.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) Relational Database
2 25 (22.12%) MySQL
3 11 (9.73%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.65%) DB2
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.77%) DTS
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (37.17%) Subversion
2 31 (27.43%) Ant
3 26 (23.01%) Eclipse
4 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (11.50%) JUnit
5 13 (11.50%) Maven
6 10 (8.85%) Mockito
6 10 (8.85%) IntelliJ
7 9 (7.96%) Visual Studio
8 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.19%) Selenium
9 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.42%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.65%) Log4j
11 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.88%) MyEclipse
12 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
1 17 (15.04%) Marketing
2 8 (7.08%) Legal
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.42%) Publishing
5 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (86.73%) Developer
2 28 (24.78%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.70%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.85%) UI Developer
6 10 (8.85%) UI Programmer
7 9 (7.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.31%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Software Project Leader
8 6 (5.31%) Project Leader
9 5 (4.42%) Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (86.73%) HTML
2 92 (81.42%) CSS
3 57 (50.44%) Web Services
4 52 (46.02%) XML
5 50 (44.25%) JSP
6 49 (43.36%) HTML5
7 42 (37.17%) CSS3
8 37 (32.74%) jQuery
9 36 (31.86%) .NET
10 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
11 32 (28.32%) J2EE
12 30 (26.55%) SOAP
13 28 (24.78%) XHTML
14 26 (23.01%) JSON
15 25 (22.12%) REST
16 24 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (18.58%) Spring
18 18 (15.93%) LESS
19 17 (15.04%) Dojo
20 16 (14.16%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
1 13 (11.50%) User Experience
2 11 (9.73%) Biology
3 8 (7.08%) Life Science
4 7 (6.19%) Web 2.0
5 6 (5.31%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.31%) Data Integration
5 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.65%) Open Source
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) W3C
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) RIA
8 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.88%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
2 37 (32.74%) UNIX
3 18 (15.93%) Windows
4 15 (13.27%) Solaris
5 3 (2.65%) HPUX
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.21%) MVC
2 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (44.25%) TDD
4 47 (41.59%) OO
5 35 (30.97%) Scrum
6 26 (23.01%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (20.35%) BDD
7 23 (20.35%) Unit Testing
8 19 (16.81%) Content Management
9 16 (14.16%) Validation
10 15 (13.27%) Web Development
11 14 (12.39%) Bioinformatics
11 14 (12.39%) Waterfall
11 14 (12.39%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.73%) RUP
13 10 (8.85%) Use Case
13 10 (8.85%) Dependency Management
14 9 (7.96%) B2C
14 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
15 8 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 93 (82.30%) JavaScript
2 50 (44.25%) SQL
3 49 (43.36%) Java
4 31 (27.43%) C#
5 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.08%) Perl
6 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.42%) PHP
8 4 (3.54%) Python
9 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.65%) XPath
10 2 (1.77%) VBScript
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) FQL
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.54%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.54%) MCP
3 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle
2 16 (14.16%) IBM
3 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.08%) FatWire
5 7 (6.19%) Twitter
6 4 (3.54%) hybris
6 4 (3.54%) Adobe
7 3 (2.65%) webMethods
7 3 (2.65%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.65%) Sun
8 2 (1.77%) Facebook
9 1 (0.88%) Vignette
9 1 (0.88%) BEA
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) ATG
9 1 (0.88%) Venda
9 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.88%) Google
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