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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 42 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 17 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.67% 2.88% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.04% 9.03% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £403 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £423 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.67 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
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
154 155 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.21% 31.89% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 54
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 16
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £40.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Basildon -3 6 £245 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £600 -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (97.50%) HTML
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
2 37 (92.50%) Java
3 31 (77.50%) HTML5
4 29 (72.50%) Linux
5 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (67.50%) UNIX
7 26 (65.00%) XML
8 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
10 23 (57.50%) SQL
11 20 (50.00%) J2EE
11 20 (50.00%) Windows
11 20 (50.00%) Solaris
11 20 (50.00%) XHTML
12 19 (47.50%) Web Services
12 19 (47.50%) REST
13 18 (45.00%) TDD
13 18 (45.00%) WebSphere
13 18 (45.00%) Ant
13 18 (45.00%) OO
14 17 (42.50%) Content Management
15 15 (37.50%) SOAP
16 14 (35.00%) IBM
16 14 (35.00%) TopLink
16 14 (35.00%) EclipseLink
17 13 (32.50%) JAX-RS
17 13 (32.50%) B2C
17 13 (32.50%) SOA
17 13 (32.50%) Eclipse

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) GlassFish
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) CMS
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Ant
2 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
3 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 33 (82.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) HTML
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
2 31 (77.50%) HTML5
3 26 (65.00%) XML
4 20 (50.00%) XHTML
4 20 (50.00%) J2EE
5 19 (47.50%) Web Services
5 19 (47.50%) REST
6 15 (37.50%) SOAP
7 14 (35.00%) TopLink
7 14 (35.00%) EclipseLink
8 13 (32.50%) JAX-RS
9 12 (30.00%) CSS3
9 12 (30.00%) JSP
10 11 (27.50%) JAX-WS
11 10 (25.00%) JSON
12 8 (20.00%) JPA
13 7 (17.50%) Django
13 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (17.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) UNIX
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) Solaris
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) TDD
2 18 (45.00%) OO
3 17 (42.50%) Content Management
4 13 (32.50%) SOA
4 13 (32.50%) B2C
5 12 (30.00%) User Stories
6 10 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) SEO
7 8 (20.00%) Analytics
8 7 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.50%) RAD
9 6 (15.00%) Web Design
9 6 (15.00%) Use Case
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.50%) MVC
10 5 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (57.50%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby
4 8 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) FatWire
2 8 (20.00%) Google
3 7 (17.50%) Omniture
4 3 (7.50%) WSO2
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft