The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 32 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.91% 1.95% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 6.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +6.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 61 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.03% 29.76% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 15
Average daily rate £360 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
Surrey

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Ajax
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (66.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Designer
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe