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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 62 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Contract jobs citing Ajax 22 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 0.32% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.76% 1.15% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £315 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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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
251 349 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.01% 27.83% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 187 74
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 31 March 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 36 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (68.89%) CSS
3 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (60.00%) Java
5 24 (53.33%) J2EE
5 24 (53.33%) Spring
6 23 (51.11%) Oracle
7 22 (48.89%) JSP
7 22 (48.89%) MVC
8 21 (46.67%) Struts
8 21 (46.67%) HTML
9 20 (44.44%) SQL
9 20 (44.44%) Selenium
9 20 (44.44%) Unit Testing
10 19 (42.22%) jQuery
11 18 (40.00%) XML
12 16 (35.56%) Web Application Development
13 15 (33.33%) UNIX
13 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
13 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
13 15 (33.33%) OO
13 15 (33.33%) JMS
14 14 (31.11%) Perl
14 14 (31.11%) .NET
14 14 (31.11%) CruiseControl
15 13 (28.89%) Banking
15 13 (28.89%) WebSphere
15 13 (28.89%) Spring MVC
15 13 (28.89%) Spring Web Flow

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (28.89%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.56%) JBoss
3 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.89%) WordPress
5 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Selenium
2 14 (31.11%) CruiseControl
3 9 (20.00%) Subversion
4 7 (15.56%) JUnit
5 6 (13.33%) Mockito
5 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.89%) NUnit
8 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.44%) Ant
9 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.22%) NCrunch
10 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.22%) TestNG
10 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.44%) GIS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.22%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Tester
6 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) CSS
2 24 (53.33%) J2EE
2 24 (53.33%) Spring
3 22 (48.89%) JSP
4 21 (46.67%) Struts
4 21 (46.67%) HTML
5 19 (42.22%) jQuery
6 18 (40.00%) XML
7 15 (33.33%) JMS
8 14 (31.11%) .NET
9 13 (28.89%) XSLT
9 13 (28.89%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (28.89%) GWT
9 13 (28.89%) Spring MVC
10 11 (24.44%) HTML5
10 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
11 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (20.00%) JSF
12 8 (17.78%) iBATIS
12 8 (17.78%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Social Media
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) GIS
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) MVC
3 20 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Web Application Development
5 15 (33.33%) OO
6 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) UML
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Validation
10 2 (4.44%) SOA
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Machine Learning
11 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.22%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (60.00%) Java
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 14 (31.11%) Perl
6 12 (26.67%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Telerik
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Alterian
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