The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 54 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 6 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 5.41% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 16.67% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £377 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +3.17%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 228 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.23% 32.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £310 - 1
St Albans - 1 £475 - 2
Ware - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (86.36%) CSS
4 14 (63.64%) XML
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) TDD
5 13 (59.09%) Subversion
5 13 (59.09%) JSON
5 13 (59.09%) Web Services
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
5 13 (59.09%) MVC
6 12 (54.55%) JSP
6 12 (54.55%) Linux
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 12 (54.55%) BDD
6 12 (54.55%) REST
7 11 (50.00%) UNIX
7 11 (50.00%) Ant
7 11 (50.00%) Apache
7 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (45.45%) CSS3
9 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
9 9 (40.91%) Java
9 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
9 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
9 9 (40.91%) HTML5
10 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
10 8 (36.36%) Spring
10 8 (36.36%) Maven

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
1 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
4 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) DTS
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
2 11 (50.00%) Ant
2 11 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (31.82%) IntelliJ
4 7 (31.82%) JUnit
4 7 (31.82%) Mockito
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 13 (59.09%) JSON
5 12 (54.55%) REST
5 12 (54.55%) JSP
6 10 (45.45%) CSS3
7 9 (40.91%) HTML5
8 8 (36.36%) Spring
9 7 (31.82%) SOAP
9 7 (31.82%) JDBC
9 7 (31.82%) jQuery
10 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (9.09%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (63.64%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
4 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
5 8 (36.36%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) BEA
3 1 (4.55%) ESRI
3 1 (4.55%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) Venda