The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 73 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 9 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 2.00% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 7.85% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+30.13% +63.09%
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Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
341 293 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.09% 25.43% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 145 64
Average daily rate £364 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
4 14 (66.67%) MVC
5 11 (52.38%) Backbone.js
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) JSON
6 10 (47.62%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) Maven
8 7 (33.33%) Subversion
8 7 (33.33%) Web Design
8 7 (33.33%) JSP
8 7 (33.33%) DOM
8 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (28.57%) Twitter
9 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 6 (28.57%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) Java
10 5 (23.81%) .NET
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) Spring
10 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (23.81%) QUnit
11 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 4 (19.05%) XML
12 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (14.29%) JUnit

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Kentico
3 1 (4.76%) Orchard CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 7 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (23.81%) QUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) NUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.76%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (19.05%) UI Developer
3 4 (19.05%) UI Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UX Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
5 11 (52.38%) Backbone.js
6 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 10 (47.62%) JSON
7 7 (33.33%) DOM
7 7 (33.33%) JSP
7 7 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) Spring
9 4 (19.05%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 3 (14.29%) Ember.js
10 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 2 (9.52%) Durandal
11 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Web Design
3 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
8 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
8 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.76%) Document Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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