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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 44 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.85% 5.49% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 21.74% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £370 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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
154 115 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.36% 25.27% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 47
Average daily rate £390 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.47 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 2014. 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
Saffron Walden - 9 - -
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Harlow - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (90.32%) XML
3 23 (74.19%) CSS
4 20 (64.52%) Java
5 17 (54.84%) JSP
6 16 (51.61%) UNIX
7 15 (48.39%) J2EE
7 15 (48.39%) XHTML
7 15 (48.39%) HTML5
8 14 (45.16%) Linux
9 13 (41.94%) SQL
9 13 (41.94%) Scrum
9 13 (41.94%) Relational Database
10 12 (38.71%) Windows
10 12 (38.71%) OO
11 10 (32.26%) Ant
11 10 (32.26%) RUP
11 10 (32.26%) SOA
11 10 (32.26%) Validation
11 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
11 10 (32.26%) Degree
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (29.03%) IBM
12 9 (29.03%) FatWire
12 9 (29.03%) Content Management
12 9 (29.03%) Bioinformatics
12 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
13 8 (25.81%) DHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) OpenROAD
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (16.13%) MySQL
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Ingres
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (3.23%) DTS
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Ant
2 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 6 (19.35%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Project Leader
4 4 (12.90%) UI Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) UI Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.45%) OpenROAD Developer
5 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Access Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (90.32%) XML
3 23 (74.19%) CSS
4 17 (54.84%) JSP
5 15 (48.39%) XHTML
5 15 (48.39%) J2EE
5 15 (48.39%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) DHTML
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (19.35%) CSS3
8 6 (19.35%) JSON
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.13%) REST
10 4 (12.90%) Apache Wicket
10 4 (12.90%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) Biology
3 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
3 5 (16.13%) Life Science
4 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Social Media
6 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) Solaris
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Scrum
2 12 (38.71%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) RUP
3 10 (32.26%) SOA
3 10 (32.26%) Validation
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Content Management
4 9 (29.03%) Bioinformatics
5 8 (25.81%) RAD
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) SEO
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Build Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) B2C
9 1 (3.23%) Project Management
9 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) VB
7 2 (6.45%) VBA
7 2 (6.45%) VB6
8 1 (3.23%) FQL
8 1 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) IBM
1 9 (29.03%) FatWire
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Twitter
5 2 (6.45%) ICL
5 2 (6.45%) Facebook
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Vignette
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
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