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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 57 68 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Contract jobs citing Ajax 25 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 0.78% 3.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 3.18% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £430 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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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
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
2 26 (76.47%) CSS
3 23 (67.65%) MVC
4 18 (52.94%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) Spring
5 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (47.06%) HTML
6 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 16 (47.06%) JSP
7 15 (44.12%) Struts
7 15 (44.12%) J2EE
7 15 (44.12%) Oracle
7 15 (44.12%) C#
7 15 (44.12%) Selenium
8 13 (38.24%) SQL
9 12 (35.29%) OO
9 12 (35.29%) .NET
9 12 (35.29%) HTML5
10 11 (32.35%) CSS3
10 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
10 11 (32.35%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) XSLT
10 11 (32.35%) CruiseControl
11 10 (29.41%) Banking
11 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
11 10 (29.41%) JMS
11 10 (29.41%) UNIX
11 10 (29.41%) Perl
11 10 (29.41%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (11.76%) JBoss
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.94%) Kentico
5 1 (2.94%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) CruiseControl
3 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) JUnit
4 5 (14.71%) Mockito
4 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.76%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.94%) TestNG
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) QUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (29.41%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) CSS
2 18 (52.94%) Spring
3 16 (47.06%) HTML
3 16 (47.06%) JSP
4 15 (44.12%) Struts
4 15 (44.12%) J2EE
5 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 12 (35.29%) HTML5
6 11 (32.35%) CSS3
6 11 (32.35%) XML
6 11 (32.35%) XSLT
7 10 (29.41%) JMS
7 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
7 10 (29.41%) Spring Web Flow
7 10 (29.41%) GWT
7 10 (29.41%) jQuery
8 8 (23.53%) iBATIS
8 8 (23.53%) JDBC
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) MVC
3 17 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (35.29%) OO
5 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
6 5 (14.71%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.94%) OOD
8 1 (2.94%) Web Design
8 1 (2.94%) Document Management
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 10 (29.41%) Perl
5 10 (29.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Telerik
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter