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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 62 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing Ajax 25 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 0.40% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% 1.44% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £315 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £417 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.48
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +0.06%
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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
254 348 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 27.58% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 40 (81.63%) JavaScript
2 35 (71.43%) CSS
3 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) Java
5 25 (51.02%) HTML
6 24 (48.98%) J2EE
6 24 (48.98%) Oracle
7 23 (46.94%) MVC
7 23 (46.94%) Spring
8 22 (44.90%) SQL
8 22 (44.90%) JSP
8 22 (44.90%) XML
9 21 (42.86%) Struts
9 21 (42.86%) jQuery
10 20 (40.82%) Unit Testing
10 20 (40.82%) Selenium
11 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
11 18 (36.73%) .NET
12 17 (34.69%) Web Application Development
13 16 (32.65%) C#
14 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
14 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
14 15 (30.61%) XSLT
14 15 (30.61%) UNIX
14 15 (30.61%) OO
14 15 (30.61%) JMS
14 15 (30.61%) Shell Script
15 14 (28.57%) Perl
15 14 (28.57%) CruiseControl
16 13 (26.53%) Banking

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) JBoss
3 6 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.16%) WordPress
5 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Selenium
2 14 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 10 (20.41%) Subversion
4 7 (14.29%) JUnit
5 6 (12.24%) Mockito
5 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.16%) NUnit
8 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.08%) Ant
9 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.04%) PhpStorm
10 1 (2.04%) NCrunch
10 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (26.53%) Banking
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 23 (46.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.12%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.08%) GIS Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Trainee Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Trainee Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Trainee
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) CSS
2 25 (51.02%) HTML
3 24 (48.98%) J2EE
4 23 (46.94%) Spring
5 22 (44.90%) JSP
5 22 (44.90%) XML
6 21 (42.86%) Struts
6 21 (42.86%) jQuery
7 18 (36.73%) .NET
8 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
8 15 (30.61%) XSLT
8 15 (30.61%) JMS
9 13 (26.53%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (26.53%) GWT
9 13 (26.53%) Spring MVC
9 13 (26.53%) HTML5
10 9 (18.37%) CSS3
11 8 (16.33%) JSF
11 8 (16.33%) iBATIS
11 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Social Media
2 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) UNIX
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) MVC
3 20 (40.82%) Unit Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Web Application Development
5 15 (30.61%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 7 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (8.16%) UML
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) Validation
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.04%) Machine Learning
11 1 (2.04%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
11 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) JavaScript
2 26 (53.06%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 16 (32.65%) C#
5 15 (30.61%) Shell Script
5 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) XPath
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Adobe
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Telerik
5 2 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Alterian