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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 73 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 5.43% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £304 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
360 184 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.50% 17.95% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 76 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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
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 1 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 1 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
4 14 (73.68%) jQuery
4 14 (73.68%) HTML5
5 13 (68.42%) Backbone.js
6 12 (63.16%) CSS3
7 10 (52.63%) JSON
7 10 (52.63%) MVC
8 9 (47.37%) JSP
9 8 (42.11%) Maven
9 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (36.84%) Web Design
10 7 (36.84%) DOM
11 6 (31.58%) Apache
11 6 (31.58%) Subversion
11 6 (31.58%) XML
11 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (31.58%) Twitter
12 5 (26.32%) QUnit
12 5 (26.32%) Spring
12 5 (26.32%) Java
13 4 (21.05%) JUnit
13 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
13 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
14 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
14 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
14 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (31.58%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) Subversion
3 5 (26.32%) QUnit
4 4 (21.05%) JUnit
5 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
6 2 (10.53%) Hudson
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UI Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Portal Developer
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience Developer
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) jQuery
3 14 (73.68%) HTML5
4 13 (68.42%) Backbone.js
5 12 (63.16%) CSS3
6 10 (52.63%) JSON
7 9 (47.37%) JSP
8 7 (36.84%) DOM
9 6 (31.58%) XML
9 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (26.32%) Spring
11 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
12 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
13 2 (10.53%) SOAP
13 2 (10.53%) .NET
13 2 (10.53%) J2EE
13 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (36.84%) Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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