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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 34 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 23 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.49% 2.42% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.11% 10.17% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
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£400 £290 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +7.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.60 £46.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% +67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.48
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +0.06%
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
190 177 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.11% 23.82% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 44
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 8 £400 -
Brentwood -3 3 - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (96.97%) JavaScript
1 32 (96.97%) CSS
2 31 (93.94%) HTML
3 30 (90.91%) Java
3 30 (90.91%) XML
4 28 (84.85%) SQL
5 27 (81.82%) HTML5
6 26 (78.79%) J2EE
6 26 (78.79%) Windows
7 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (72.73%) Solaris
8 24 (72.73%) Linux
8 24 (72.73%) UNIX
8 24 (72.73%) XHTML
8 24 (72.73%) Web Services
8 24 (72.73%) Relational Database
9 23 (69.70%) Content Management
10 22 (66.67%) OO
10 22 (66.67%) WebSphere
11 20 (60.61%) Ant
11 20 (60.61%) SOAP
12 18 (54.55%) Eclipse
12 18 (54.55%) TDD
12 18 (54.55%) TopLink
12 18 (54.55%) IBM
13 17 (51.52%) Marketing
13 17 (51.52%) JAX-WS
13 17 (51.52%) JAX-RS
14 15 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (45.45%) Validation

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Ant
2 18 (54.55%) Eclipse
3 13 (39.39%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 17 (51.52%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 27 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) UI Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) CSS
2 31 (93.94%) HTML
3 30 (90.91%) XML
4 27 (81.82%) HTML5
5 26 (78.79%) J2EE
6 24 (72.73%) XHTML
6 24 (72.73%) Web Services
7 20 (60.61%) SOAP
8 18 (54.55%) TopLink
9 17 (51.52%) JAX-WS
9 17 (51.52%) JAX-RS
10 10 (30.30%) JSP
11 4 (12.12%) REST
11 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) JPA
12 3 (9.09%) OSGi
12 3 (9.09%) Java SE
12 3 (9.09%) JSR 170
12 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
12 3 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Solaris
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Content Management
3 22 (66.67%) OO
4 18 (54.55%) TDD
5 15 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (45.45%) Validation
6 14 (42.42%) B2C
6 14 (42.42%) Scrum
6 14 (42.42%) User Stories
7 13 (39.39%) Use Case
8 12 (36.36%) RUP
9 8 (24.24%) SOA
10 4 (12.12%) MVC
11 3 (9.09%) Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) RAD
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) SEO
12 2 (6.06%) Web Design
12 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 30 (90.91%) Java
3 28 (84.85%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) C#
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) FatWire
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Omniture
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft