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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 63 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 13 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 2.43% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 7.51% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +47.18%
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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
292 213 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.15% 32.32% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 100 114
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 23 (88.46%) MVC
2 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 23 (88.46%) OO
3 22 (84.62%) XML
3 22 (84.62%) Java
3 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (84.62%) Spring
4 21 (80.77%) J2EE
4 21 (80.77%) Oracle
4 21 (80.77%) PL/SQL
4 21 (80.77%) SQL
4 21 (80.77%) JSP
4 21 (80.77%) Struts
4 21 (80.77%) JMS
4 21 (80.77%) WebSphere
4 21 (80.77%) Spring Web Flow
4 21 (80.77%) Relational Database
5 20 (76.92%) XSLT
6 19 (73.08%) UNIX
6 19 (73.08%) JDBC
6 19 (73.08%) Perl
6 19 (73.08%) Shell Script
6 19 (73.08%) Banking
6 19 (73.08%) CruiseControl
6 19 (73.08%) Web Application Development
6 19 (73.08%) GWT
6 19 (73.08%) Unit Testing
6 19 (73.08%) iBATIS
6 19 (73.08%) Spring MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (80.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) CruiseControl
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
General
1 19 (73.08%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 22 (84.62%) XML
2 22 (84.62%) Spring
3 21 (80.77%) J2EE
3 21 (80.77%) JSP
3 21 (80.77%) Struts
3 21 (80.77%) JMS
3 21 (80.77%) Spring Web Flow
4 20 (76.92%) XSLT
5 19 (73.08%) JDBC
5 19 (73.08%) GWT
5 19 (73.08%) iBATIS
5 19 (73.08%) Spring MVC
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) JSF
9 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 2 (7.69%) Middleware
9 2 (7.69%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (7.69%) DataPower
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) MVC
1 23 (88.46%) OO
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) Web Application Development
3 19 (73.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) AOP
5 2 (7.69%) BPEL
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Document Management
6 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) Java
3 21 (80.77%) PL/SQL
3 21 (80.77%) SQL
4 19 (73.08%) Perl
4 19 (73.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Yahoo!
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Kony
4 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.85%) Sencha