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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 37 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.27% 1.51% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.45% 6.21% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£400 £290 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +93.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.35 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +3.17%
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
134 161 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.31% 24.36% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 26
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood - 5 £265 - 1
Basildon +4 3 - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 25 (92.59%) HTML
2 25 (92.59%) XML
3 24 (88.89%) CSS
4 23 (85.19%) J2EE
4 23 (85.19%) SQL
4 23 (85.19%) HTML5
5 21 (77.78%) Web Services
5 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (74.07%) UNIX
6 20 (74.07%) Windows
6 20 (74.07%) Linux
6 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
7 19 (70.37%) Content Management
7 19 (70.37%) XHTML
8 18 (66.67%) Solaris
8 18 (66.67%) WebSphere
9 16 (59.26%) IBM
9 16 (59.26%) Validation
9 16 (59.26%) OO
9 16 (59.26%) SOAP
9 16 (59.26%) Ant
10 15 (55.56%) TDD
11 14 (51.85%) Scrum
11 14 (51.85%) Marketing
12 13 (48.15%) JAX-WS
12 13 (48.15%) JAX-RS
12 13 (48.15%) TopLink
12 13 (48.15%) Eclipse

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Ant
2 13 (48.15%) Eclipse
3 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (51.85%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Project Leader
6 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
1 25 (92.59%) XML
2 24 (88.89%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) J2EE
3 23 (85.19%) HTML5
4 21 (77.78%) Web Services
5 19 (70.37%) XHTML
6 16 (59.26%) SOAP
7 13 (48.15%) TopLink
7 13 (48.15%) JAX-WS
7 13 (48.15%) JAX-RS
8 10 (37.04%) JSP
9 3 (11.11%) DHTML
9 3 (11.11%) jQuery
10 2 (7.41%) JSON
10 2 (7.41%) GWT
10 2 (7.41%) Sass
10 2 (7.41%) LESS
10 2 (7.41%) REST
10 2 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Biology
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Life Science
1 3 (11.11%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) UNIX
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Content Management
3 16 (59.26%) Validation
3 16 (59.26%) OO
4 15 (55.56%) TDD
5 14 (51.85%) Scrum
6 12 (44.44%) RUP
6 12 (44.44%) Use Case
6 12 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (44.44%) User Stories
7 10 (37.04%) B2C
8 5 (18.52%) SOA
9 4 (14.81%) Bioinformatics
10 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (11.11%) RAD
10 3 (11.11%) SEO
10 3 (11.11%) Analytics
11 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
11 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) FatWire
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Omniture
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter