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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 98 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 3.28% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.44% 11.24% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 52 20
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.35 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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
755 676 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.76% 29.19% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 371 440
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +12 11 £350 -17.64% 4
Cambridgeshire -25 7 £250 -23.07% 10
Hertfordshire -25 5 £351 -12.37% 12
Suffolk -6 2 £375 - 2
Bedfordshire -11 1 £338 +78.80% 6
Norfolk - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 74 (81.32%) HTML
1 74 (81.32%) JavaScript
2 69 (75.82%) CSS
3 51 (56.04%) Web Services
3 51 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (52.75%) XML
4 48 (52.75%) Java
5 46 (50.55%) SQL
6 43 (47.25%) HTML5
7 39 (42.86%) MVC
8 37 (40.66%) Linux
9 36 (39.56%) Relational Database
10 34 (37.36%) UNIX
10 34 (37.36%) Scrum
11 33 (36.26%) TDD
11 33 (36.26%) jQuery
12 32 (35.16%) JSP
13 31 (34.07%) OO
14 30 (32.97%) J2EE
15 28 (30.77%) .NET
16 27 (29.67%) SOAP
16 27 (29.67%) Subversion
16 27 (29.67%) CSS3
17 26 (28.57%) Ant
18 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
18 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
19 24 (26.37%) REST
19 24 (26.37%) Eclipse
20 23 (25.27%) MySQL
20 23 (25.27%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (21.98%) Tomcat
2 19 (20.88%) Apache
3 17 (18.68%) WebSphere
4 14 (15.38%) CMS
5 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.30%) Node.js
6 3 (3.30%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.20%) JBoss
7 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.10%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (1.10%) Kentico
8 1 (1.10%) WordPress
8 1 (1.10%) Liferay
8 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) GitHub
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) Relational Database
2 23 (25.27%) MySQL
3 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.20%) DB2
8 2 (2.20%) DTS
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) Subversion
2 26 (28.57%) Ant
3 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
4 24 (26.37%) Eclipse
5 11 (12.09%) Maven
6 10 (10.99%) JUnit
7 9 (9.89%) IntelliJ
7 9 (9.89%) Mockito
8 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.59%) Selenium
9 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
10 5 (5.49%) CruiseControl
10 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.20%) JIRA
11 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.10%) Log4j
12 1 (1.10%) MyEclipse
General
1 17 (18.68%) Marketing
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Legal
3 5 (5.49%) Publishing
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (84.62%) Developer
2 30 (32.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Web Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 7 (7.69%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Software Project Leader
8 6 (6.59%) Project Leader
9 5 (5.49%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (81.32%) HTML
2 69 (75.82%) CSS
3 51 (56.04%) Web Services
4 48 (52.75%) XML
5 43 (47.25%) HTML5
6 33 (36.26%) jQuery
7 32 (35.16%) JSP
8 30 (32.97%) J2EE
9 28 (30.77%) .NET
10 27 (29.67%) SOAP
10 27 (29.67%) CSS3
11 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
12 24 (26.37%) REST
13 23 (25.27%) XHTML
13 23 (25.27%) JSON
14 21 (23.08%) Spring
15 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (16.48%) JDBC
17 14 (15.38%) Hibernate
18 13 (14.29%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Biology
3 10 (10.99%) User Experience
4 8 (8.79%) Life Science
5 6 (6.59%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.59%) Data Integration
6 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.30%) Open Source
8 3 (3.30%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.10%) W3C
9 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.10%) Social Media
9 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.10%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Linux
2 34 (37.36%) UNIX
3 19 (20.88%) Windows
4 14 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) HPUX
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) MVC
3 34 (37.36%) Scrum
4 33 (36.26%) TDD
5 31 (34.07%) OO
6 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 19 (20.88%) BDD
8 16 (17.58%) Content Management
9 15 (16.48%) Validation
10 14 (15.38%) Bioinformatics
11 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 11 (12.09%) Use Case
12 11 (12.09%) Web Development
13 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (9.89%) RUP
14 9 (9.89%) User Stories
15 8 (8.79%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
15 8 (8.79%) B2C
15 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) JavaScript
2 48 (52.75%) Java
3 46 (50.55%) SQL
4 23 (25.27%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.79%) Perl
5 8 (8.79%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.40%) Python
9 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.20%) VBScript
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) MCP
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) IBM
3 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.79%) Twitter
5 4 (4.40%) FatWire
6 3 (3.30%) Adobe
6 3 (3.30%) webMethods
7 2 (2.20%) BEA
8 1 (1.10%) ATG
8 1 (1.10%) ESRI
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) Facebook
8 1 (1.10%) Venda
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
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