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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 31 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 24 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.52% 2.74% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.12% 10.83% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +31.06%
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
170 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.02% 25.32% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 64
Average daily rate £400 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £283 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 21
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +2 10 £400 -
Brentwood -2 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) CSS
2 38 (95.00%) HTML
3 37 (92.50%) Java
4 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
5 33 (82.50%) XML
6 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (77.50%) HTML5
7 30 (75.00%) UNIX
7 30 (75.00%) SQL
8 29 (72.50%) Linux
9 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
10 27 (67.50%) Windows
11 26 (65.00%) Solaris
11 26 (65.00%) Web Services
11 26 (65.00%) J2EE
12 25 (62.50%) XHTML
13 24 (60.00%) OO
13 24 (60.00%) SOAP
14 23 (57.50%) Content Management
14 23 (57.50%) WebSphere
15 22 (55.00%) TDD
15 22 (55.00%) TopLink
15 22 (55.00%) Ant
15 22 (55.00%) EclipseLink
16 21 (52.50%) Eclipse
17 19 (47.50%) IBM
17 19 (47.50%) JAX-WS
17 19 (47.50%) User Stories
17 19 (47.50%) JAX-RS
18 18 (45.00%) Scrum

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (57.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) GlassFish
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Ant
2 21 (52.50%) Eclipse
3 14 (35.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
General
1 18 (45.00%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 33 (82.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
2 38 (95.00%) HTML
3 33 (82.50%) XML
4 31 (77.50%) HTML5
5 26 (65.00%) Web Services
5 26 (65.00%) J2EE
6 25 (62.50%) XHTML
7 24 (60.00%) SOAP
8 22 (55.00%) TopLink
8 22 (55.00%) EclipseLink
9 19 (47.50%) JAX-WS
9 19 (47.50%) JAX-RS
10 11 (27.50%) REST
11 9 (22.50%) JSP
12 7 (17.50%) JPA
13 6 (15.00%) CSS3
14 5 (12.50%) Struts
14 5 (12.50%) JSR 170
14 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
14 5 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.50%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) UNIX
2 29 (72.50%) Linux
3 27 (67.50%) Windows
4 26 (65.00%) Solaris
5 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) OO
3 23 (57.50%) Content Management
4 22 (55.00%) TDD
5 19 (47.50%) User Stories
6 18 (45.00%) Scrum
7 16 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (37.50%) Validation
9 14 (35.00%) B2C
9 14 (35.00%) Use Case
10 13 (32.50%) RUP
11 12 (30.00%) SOA
12 6 (15.00%) MVC
13 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (10.00%) Coaching
15 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
15 3 (7.50%) RAD
15 3 (7.50%) Kanban
15 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) Java
2 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 30 (75.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) FatWire
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) WSO2
5 1 (2.50%) Omniture
5 1 (2.50%) Google