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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 80 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.52% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 5.77% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
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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
313 312 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.55% 26.31% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 86
Average daily rate £360 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
2 25 (67.57%) jQuery
3 24 (64.86%) HTML
3 24 (64.86%) CSS
4 19 (51.35%) XML
5 17 (45.95%) SQL
6 15 (40.54%) MVC
6 15 (40.54%) HTML5
7 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) .NET
8 12 (32.43%) Java
9 11 (29.73%) C#
9 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle
10 10 (27.03%) CSS3
11 9 (24.32%) Spring
11 9 (24.32%) J2EE
11 9 (24.32%) Web Application Development
12 8 (21.62%) JSP
12 8 (21.62%) Web Services
12 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
12 8 (21.62%) Banking
13 7 (18.92%) Selenium
13 7 (18.92%) Struts
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
14 6 (16.22%) SDLC
14 6 (16.22%) Adobe
14 6 (16.22%) Shell Script

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.81%) WordPress
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Ant
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) PhpStorm
5 1 (2.70%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Trainee Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Trainee Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Trainee
7 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) jQuery
2 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 24 (64.86%) CSS
3 19 (51.35%) XML
4 15 (40.54%) HTML5
5 13 (35.14%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) CSS3
8 9 (24.32%) J2EE
8 9 (24.32%) Spring
9 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 8 (21.62%) JSP
10 7 (18.92%) Struts
11 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
12 5 (13.51%) JMS
12 5 (13.51%) JSON
13 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
13 4 (10.81%) CakePHP
13 4 (10.81%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.11%) Social Media
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) MVC
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Web Application Development
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.41%) UX Design
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Time Management
9 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.22%) XPath
5 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Adobe
3 6 (16.22%) Telerik
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Alterian