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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 49 25 54
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.97% 5.15% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.22% 15.58% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
Average daily rate
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£283 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.64% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £28.45
% change year-on-year
+25.34% +28.29%
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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
225 199 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.65% 33.06% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 22 (88.00%) OO
2 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) XML
3 20 (80.00%) XSLT
3 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (76.00%) Spring
4 19 (76.00%) Java
5 18 (72.00%) PL/SQL
5 18 (72.00%) J2EE
5 18 (72.00%) Oracle
5 18 (72.00%) JSP
5 18 (72.00%) Struts
5 18 (72.00%) JMS
5 18 (72.00%) WebSphere
5 18 (72.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
6 17 (68.00%) Unit Testing
7 16 (64.00%) GWT
7 16 (64.00%) Spring MVC
7 16 (64.00%) Selenium
7 16 (64.00%) iBATIS
7 16 (64.00%) Web Application Development
7 16 (64.00%) Banking
7 16 (64.00%) CruiseControl
7 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
7 16 (64.00%) UNIX
7 16 (64.00%) JDBC

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (16.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
1 16 (64.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 16 (64.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 22 (88.00%) XML
3 20 (80.00%) XSLT
4 19 (76.00%) Spring
5 18 (72.00%) J2EE
5 18 (72.00%) JSP
5 18 (72.00%) Struts
5 18 (72.00%) JMS
5 18 (72.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 16 (64.00%) GWT
6 16 (64.00%) Spring MVC
6 16 (64.00%) iBATIS
6 16 (64.00%) JDBC
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (16.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Web 2.0
1 4 (16.00%) Social Network
2 2 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.00%) DataPower
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) OO
2 20 (80.00%) MVC
3 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (68.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (64.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (8.00%) BPEL
8 2 (8.00%) AOP
9 1 (4.00%) Document Management
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
9 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 18 (72.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
4 16 (64.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) XPath
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Kony
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Yahoo!
2 2 (8.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock