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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 58 80 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 0.25% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 0.91% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £378 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £324 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £432 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £31.46
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +37.47%
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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
255 329 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.62% 27.10% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 217 80
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 38 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 37 (71.15%) CSS
3 30 (57.69%) HTML
4 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (48.08%) jQuery
6 24 (46.15%) XML
6 24 (46.15%) MVC
7 23 (44.23%) Java
8 22 (42.31%) .NET
8 22 (42.31%) J2EE
8 22 (42.31%) Oracle
8 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
9 21 (40.38%) C#
9 21 (40.38%) SQL
10 20 (38.46%) Spring
10 20 (38.46%) JSP
11 19 (36.54%) Struts
11 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
12 18 (34.62%) Selenium
12 18 (34.62%) HTML5
13 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
14 16 (30.77%) Web Application Development
15 14 (26.92%) CSS3
16 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (25.00%) UNIX
16 13 (25.00%) OO
16 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
16 13 (25.00%) Finance
16 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
17 12 (23.08%) Perl

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
3 6 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.69%) WordPress
5 2 (3.85%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) CruiseControl
3 10 (19.23%) Subversion
4 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Mockito
4 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.69%) NUnit
7 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.85%) Ant
8 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
9 1 (1.92%) NCrunch
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.77%) AWS Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) GIS Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Trainee Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Trainee Web Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Trainee
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) CSS
2 30 (57.69%) HTML
3 25 (48.08%) jQuery
4 24 (46.15%) XML
5 22 (42.31%) .NET
5 22 (42.31%) J2EE
6 20 (38.46%) JSP
6 20 (38.46%) Spring
7 19 (36.54%) Struts
7 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
8 18 (34.62%) HTML5
9 14 (26.92%) CSS3
10 11 (21.15%) XSLT
10 11 (21.15%) JMS
10 11 (21.15%) Spring MVC
10 11 (21.15%) Spring Web Flow
10 11 (21.15%) GWT
11 8 (15.38%) JSF
11 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.77%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) MVC
3 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
4 16 (30.77%) Web Application Development
5 13 (25.00%) OO
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) SDLC
7 7 (13.46%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.69%) UML
8 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
9 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.85%) Validation
10 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.92%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.92%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 21 (40.38%) C#
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (23.08%) Perl
6 6 (11.54%) XPath
7 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Telerik
4 6 (11.54%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Alterian