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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 62 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 2.66% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £396 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £40.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +41.22%
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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
256 376 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.74% 29.06% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 240 78
Average daily rate £350 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) CSS
2 26 (60.47%) jQuery
3 24 (55.81%) HTML
4 22 (51.16%) XML
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) SQL
7 18 (41.86%) Java
7 18 (41.86%) MVC
8 15 (34.88%) Oracle
8 15 (34.88%) .NET
8 15 (34.88%) J2EE
8 15 (34.88%) Spring
9 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
10 13 (30.23%) HTML5
10 13 (30.23%) Web Application Development
11 12 (27.91%) JSP
11 12 (27.91%) C#
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.58%) Struts
12 11 (25.58%) Selenium
13 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
14 9 (20.93%) SDLC
14 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
14 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
14 9 (20.93%) UNIX
14 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
15 8 (18.60%) JMS
15 8 (18.60%) Finance
15 8 (18.60%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) WordPress
2 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) CruiseControl
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Ant
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Mockito
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.33%) Gradle
5 1 (2.33%) PhpStorm
5 1 (2.33%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
1 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) GIS Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Trainee Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Trainee Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Trainee
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) CSS
1 26 (60.47%) jQuery
2 24 (55.81%) HTML
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 15 (34.88%) .NET
4 15 (34.88%) J2EE
4 15 (34.88%) Spring
5 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.23%) HTML5
7 12 (27.91%) JSP
8 11 (25.58%) Struts
9 8 (18.60%) JMS
9 8 (18.60%) CSS3
10 7 (16.28%) XSLT
10 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
10 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC
10 7 (16.28%) Spring Web Flow
10 7 (16.28%) GWT
11 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
12 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.98%) Social Media
4 2 (4.65%) GIS
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) MVC
3 13 (30.23%) Web Application Development
4 9 (20.93%) SDLC
4 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.60%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.98%) Web Development
9 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Web Design
10 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.65%) Validation
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.65%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
5 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
6 8 (18.60%) Perl
7 6 (13.95%) XPath
8 5 (11.63%) PHP
9 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Adobe
3 6 (13.95%) Telerik
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Alterian