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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 43 47 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing Ajax 10 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.33% 1.31% 5.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 5.00% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£308 £348 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £264 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £435 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.35 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £36.96 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +17.33%
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
100 140 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.26% 26.17% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 74 32
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 9
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 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.35 £35.00
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 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
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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basildon +7 4 - - 1
Brentwood - 3 £265 -
Purfleet - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (96.67%) Java
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 28 (93.33%) HTML
2 28 (93.33%) XML
3 23 (76.67%) CSS
4 22 (73.33%) HTML5
5 21 (70.00%) J2EE
5 21 (70.00%) SQL
6 20 (66.67%) Web Services
7 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (63.33%) Relational Database
8 18 (60.00%) UNIX
8 18 (60.00%) Linux
9 17 (56.67%) JSP
10 15 (50.00%) SOAP
11 14 (46.67%) Windows
11 14 (46.67%) Validation
11 14 (46.67%) Scrum
12 13 (43.33%) Content Management
12 13 (43.33%) XHTML
12 13 (43.33%) Bioinformatics
13 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
13 12 (40.00%) Solaris
14 11 (36.67%) OO
14 11 (36.67%) DHTML
14 11 (36.67%) Degree
14 11 (36.67%) Biology
14 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
15 10 (33.33%) Ant
15 10 (33.33%) IBM

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Ant
2 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Publishing
2 5 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Project Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Software Project Leader
4 5 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 5 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) HTML
1 28 (93.33%) XML
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
3 22 (73.33%) HTML5
4 21 (70.00%) J2EE
5 20 (66.67%) Web Services
6 17 (56.67%) JSP
7 15 (50.00%) SOAP
8 13 (43.33%) XHTML
9 11 (36.67%) DHTML
10 8 (26.67%) TopLink
10 8 (26.67%) JAX-WS
10 8 (26.67%) jQuery
10 8 (26.67%) JAX-RS
11 7 (23.33%) REST
11 7 (23.33%) CSS3
11 7 (23.33%) JSON
12 6 (20.00%) GWT
12 6 (20.00%) XSLT
12 6 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Biology
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Life Science
3 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Validation
2 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Content Management
3 13 (43.33%) Bioinformatics
4 11 (36.67%) OO
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) B2C
6 8 (26.67%) RUP
6 8 (26.67%) Use Case
6 8 (26.67%) User Stories
7 7 (23.33%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Build Automation
9 4 (13.33%) SOA
10 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.67%) RAD
11 2 (6.67%) Web Design
11 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) FatWire
4 2 (6.67%) Twitter
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
Saffron Walden, Essex
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago