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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 56 76 43
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 0.33% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 1.25% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £330 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £350 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +3.17%
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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
255 321 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.63% 26.27% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 166 81
Average daily rate £351 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015, 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 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (79.49%) JavaScript
2 28 (71.79%) CSS
3 22 (56.41%) Java
3 22 (56.41%) MVC
3 22 (56.41%) Spring
4 19 (48.72%) J2EE
4 19 (48.72%) Oracle
5 18 (46.15%) HTML
5 18 (46.15%) Unit Testing
6 17 (43.59%) Selenium
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
6 17 (43.59%) JSP
6 17 (43.59%) Struts
7 16 (41.03%) SQL
8 15 (38.46%) C#
8 15 (38.46%) .NET
9 14 (35.90%) XML
10 13 (33.33%) OO
10 13 (33.33%) jQuery
10 13 (33.33%) Web Application Development
11 12 (30.77%) CruiseControl
11 12 (30.77%) XSLT
12 11 (28.21%) UNIX
12 11 (28.21%) JMS
12 11 (28.21%) Perl
12 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
12 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
12 11 (28.21%) Banking
12 11 (28.21%) Shell Script

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 12 (30.77%) CruiseControl
3 8 (20.51%) Subversion
4 7 (17.95%) JUnit
5 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (15.38%) Mockito
5 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.26%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.56%) TestNG
7 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.13%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) CSS
2 22 (56.41%) Spring
3 19 (48.72%) J2EE
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
5 17 (43.59%) JSP
5 17 (43.59%) Struts
6 15 (38.46%) .NET
7 14 (35.90%) XML
8 13 (33.33%) jQuery
9 12 (30.77%) XSLT
10 11 (28.21%) JMS
10 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
10 11 (28.21%) Spring Web Flow
10 11 (28.21%) GWT
10 11 (28.21%) Spring MVC
10 11 (28.21%) HTML5
11 9 (23.08%) CSS3
12 8 (20.51%) iBATIS
12 8 (20.51%) JSF
12 8 (20.51%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) UNIX
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) MVC
3 18 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 13 (33.33%) OO
4 13 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) UML
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) SOA
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.56%) Web Development
10 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Benchmarking
10 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Validation
10 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) C#
5 11 (28.21%) Perl
5 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
5 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Telerik
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