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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 70 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 15 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.15% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 6.40% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £295 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.18% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £281 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £365 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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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
330 203 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.03% 18.00% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 81 49
Average daily rate £400 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
4 13 (72.22%) HTML5
5 12 (66.67%) jQuery
6 11 (61.11%) MVC
6 11 (61.11%) CSS3
6 11 (61.11%) Backbone.js
7 9 (50.00%) JSON
8 8 (44.44%) Maven
8 8 (44.44%) JSP
9 7 (38.89%) Web Design
9 7 (38.89%) DOM
9 7 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (33.33%) Twitter
10 6 (33.33%) Apache
10 6 (33.33%) XML
10 6 (33.33%) Subversion
11 5 (27.78%) Spring
11 5 (27.78%) Java
11 5 (27.78%) QUnit
12 4 (22.22%) JUnit
12 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
13 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (16.67%) TDD
13 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 3 (16.67%) C#
13 3 (16.67%) .NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.56%) Kentico
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Orchard CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (27.78%) QUnit
4 4 (22.22%) JUnit
5 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.11%) Hudson
7 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (5.56%) NUnit
7 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) UI Programmer
2 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Portal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
4 12 (66.67%) jQuery
5 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 11 (61.11%) Backbone.js
6 9 (50.00%) JSON
7 8 (44.44%) JSP
8 7 (38.89%) DOM
9 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (33.33%) XML
10 5 (27.78%) Spring
11 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 3 (16.67%) .NET
11 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (16.67%) Ember.js
11 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 2 (11.11%) D3.js
12 2 (11.11%) Durandal
12 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Web Design
2 7 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft