The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 43 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Ajax 20 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.14% 1.46% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.98% 5.30% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
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£500 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £355 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £395 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Ajax
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 132 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.26% 27.44% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 70
Average daily rate £375 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 19
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Essex region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Essex region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Ajax
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Ajax Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £600 -
Basildon -1 5 £245 -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 44 (97.78%) HTML
1 44 (97.78%) CSS
2 42 (93.33%) Java
3 36 (80.00%) HTML5
4 34 (75.56%) Linux
5 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
6 32 (71.11%) UNIX
7 31 (68.89%) XML
8 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
10 28 (62.22%) SQL
11 25 (55.56%) J2EE
11 25 (55.56%) Windows
11 25 (55.56%) Solaris
11 25 (55.56%) XHTML
12 24 (53.33%) Web Services
13 23 (51.11%) Ant
13 23 (51.11%) OO
13 23 (51.11%) TDD
13 23 (51.11%) WebSphere
14 22 (48.89%) Content Management
15 20 (44.44%) SOAP
16 19 (42.22%) IBM
16 19 (42.22%) TopLink
16 19 (42.22%) EclipseLink
16 19 (42.22%) REST
17 18 (40.00%) JAX-RS
17 18 (40.00%) Eclipse
18 17 (37.78%) User Stories
19 16 (35.56%) JAX-WS

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 23 (51.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.33%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.89%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Ant
2 18 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 15 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 38 (84.44%) Java Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (31.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.44%) UI Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Programmer
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) HTML
1 44 (97.78%) CSS
2 36 (80.00%) HTML5
3 31 (68.89%) XML
4 25 (55.56%) XHTML
4 25 (55.56%) J2EE
5 24 (53.33%) Web Services
6 20 (44.44%) SOAP
7 19 (42.22%) TopLink
7 19 (42.22%) REST
7 19 (42.22%) EclipseLink
8 18 (40.00%) JAX-RS
9 16 (35.56%) JAX-WS
10 12 (26.67%) CSS3
10 12 (26.67%) JSP
11 10 (22.22%) JSON
12 8 (17.78%) JPA
13 7 (15.56%) Django
13 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (15.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Web 2.0
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 32 (71.11%) UNIX
3 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 25 (55.56%) Solaris
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) TDD
2 23 (51.11%) OO
3 22 (48.89%) Content Management
4 17 (37.78%) User Stories
5 15 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
6 14 (31.11%) B2C
7 13 (28.89%) SOA
8 11 (24.44%) Use Case
9 10 (22.22%) RUP
10 9 (20.00%) Validation
11 8 (17.78%) SEO
11 8 (17.78%) Analytics
12 7 (15.56%) RAD
12 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 7 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) Java
2 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Ruby
4 8 (17.78%) Scala
5 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) FatWire
2 8 (17.78%) Google
3 7 (15.56%) Omniture
4 3 (6.67%) WSO2
4 3 (6.67%) Adobe
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft