The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 81 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 1.72% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 8.67% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate £338 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £205 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
370 150 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.78% 19.84% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £99.53 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
Scotland

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 16 April 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 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) Spring
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
5 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) JUnit
6 6 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (27.78%) CSS3
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 4 (22.22%) JSF
8 4 (22.22%) Smartphone
8 4 (22.22%) JSP
8 4 (22.22%) QUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
8 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (22.22%) Hudson
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) Durandal
9 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) QUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Hudson
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Portal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) Spring
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
5 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 6 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (27.78%) CSS3
7 5 (27.78%) J2EE
8 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 4 (22.22%) JSF
8 4 (22.22%) JSP
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) Durandal
9 3 (16.67%) Struts
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) BPMN
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) PHP5
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Google