The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 55 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 0.65% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 2.20% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £310 £284 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% +11.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +1.51%
Ajax
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
147 227 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.82% 29.37% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 146 102
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Glasgow region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Glasgow region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Lombardi
4 2 (33.33%) XPath
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) JNDI
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Lombardi
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) DOM
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) JNDI
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) XQuery
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM