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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 45 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 18 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.56% 3.04% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 11.81% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
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
189 127 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.43% 25.76% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 62 43
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £518 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.75 £32.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +1.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.68 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.47 £37.50 £39.50
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 15 September 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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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
Saffron Walden - 13 - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (90.00%) XML
3 24 (80.00%) Java
4 21 (70.00%) CSS
5 20 (66.67%) JSP
6 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) HTML5
8 16 (53.33%) UNIX
8 16 (53.33%) Linux
8 16 (53.33%) J2EE
8 16 (53.33%) Relational Database
9 15 (50.00%) SQL
9 15 (50.00%) Scrum
10 13 (43.33%) Bioinformatics
10 13 (43.33%) OO
11 12 (40.00%) Degree
11 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
12 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
12 11 (36.67%) Biology
12 11 (36.67%) XHTML
12 11 (36.67%) Validation
12 11 (36.67%) DHTML
12 11 (36.67%) Ant
13 10 (33.33%) IBM
13 10 (33.33%) RUP
13 10 (33.33%) Content Management
14 9 (30.00%) Web Services
14 9 (30.00%) FatWire
14 9 (30.00%) jQuery

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.33%) DTS
7 1 (3.33%) Ingres
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Ant
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 7 (23.33%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) 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%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.33%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (90.00%) XML
3 21 (70.00%) CSS
4 20 (66.67%) JSP
5 17 (56.67%) HTML5
6 16 (53.33%) J2EE
7 11 (36.67%) DHTML
7 11 (36.67%) XHTML
8 9 (30.00%) jQuery
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
9 7 (23.33%) JSON
9 7 (23.33%) REST
9 7 (23.33%) CSS3
10 6 (20.00%) GWT
10 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (20.00%) Servlets
10 6 (20.00%) SOAP
10 6 (20.00%) XSLT
10 6 (20.00%) JDBC
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (36.67%) Biology
3 8 (26.67%) Life Science
4 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (16.67%) Web 2.0
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) User Experience
7 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) OO
3 13 (43.33%) Bioinformatics
4 11 (36.67%) Validation
5 10 (33.33%) Content Management
5 10 (33.33%) RUP
6 9 (30.00%) SOA
7 8 (26.67%) RAD
8 6 (20.00%) Build Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) SEO
10 4 (13.33%) MVC
11 3 (10.00%) B2C
11 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
12 2 (6.67%) User Stories
12 2 (6.67%) Web Development
12 2 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (80.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) VB6
8 1 (3.33%) FQL
8 1 (3.33%) VB
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) FatWire
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Twitter
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Vignette
6 1 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (3.33%) Facebook