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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 63 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 22 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.51% 1.85% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.16% 7.26% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £433 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +15.87%
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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
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
1 27 (77.14%) CSS
2 23 (65.71%) MVC
3 20 (57.14%) HTML
4 17 (48.57%) Java
4 17 (48.57%) Spring
5 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
6 15 (42.86%) HTML5
6 15 (42.86%) C#
6 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 14 (40.00%) JSP
7 14 (40.00%) CSS3
8 12 (34.29%) Selenium
8 12 (34.29%) Struts
8 12 (34.29%) .NET
8 12 (34.29%) J2EE
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) XML
10 10 (28.57%) OO
10 10 (28.57%) jQuery
11 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
11 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
11 9 (25.71%) XSLT
11 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
11 9 (25.71%) CruiseControl
12 8 (22.86%) JMS
12 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
12 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.86%) Kentico
5 1 (2.86%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) CruiseControl
3 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 6 (17.14%) JUnit
3 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (14.29%) NUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Mockito
5 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.57%) Maven
6 3 (8.57%) QUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.86%) TestNG
8 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) CSS
2 20 (57.14%) HTML
3 17 (48.57%) Spring
4 15 (42.86%) HTML5
5 14 (40.00%) JSP
5 14 (40.00%) CSS3
6 12 (34.29%) .NET
6 12 (34.29%) J2EE
6 12 (34.29%) Struts
7 11 (31.43%) XML
8 10 (28.57%) jQuery
9 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
9 9 (25.71%) XSLT
10 8 (22.86%) JMS
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
10 8 (22.86%) JDBC
10 8 (22.86%) iBATIS
10 8 (22.86%) Spring Web Flow
10 8 (22.86%) GWT
10 8 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) MVC
3 16 (45.71%) Unit Testing
4 10 (28.57%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
6 5 (14.29%) UML
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Change Control
9 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.86%) Machine Learning
10 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.86%) Project Management
10 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) C#
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Perl
6 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Telerik
3 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago