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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 50 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 16 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.04% 3.12% 6.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.61% 11.27% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £321 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £433 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-16.43% +41.85%
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
224 142 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.20% 27.68% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 74 180
Average daily rate £383 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
Watford +1 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
Stevenage - - - - 1
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 31 (70.45%) CSS
4 23 (52.27%) Ant
5 22 (50.00%) Java
5 22 (50.00%) XML
5 22 (50.00%) Subversion
6 21 (47.73%) Spring
7 20 (45.45%) JSON
7 20 (45.45%) Web Services
7 20 (45.45%) Linux
8 19 (43.18%) Eclipse
8 19 (43.18%) UNIX
8 19 (43.18%) SQL
8 19 (43.18%) JUnit
8 19 (43.18%) Maven
8 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (43.18%) TDD
9 18 (40.91%) MVC
9 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
9 18 (40.91%) REST
9 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
10 17 (38.64%) OO
11 16 (36.36%) JSP
11 16 (36.36%) Scrum
12 15 (34.09%) Finance
12 15 (34.09%) SOAP
12 15 (34.09%) MySQL
12 15 (34.09%) BDD
13 14 (31.82%) jQuery

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
2 14 (31.82%) Apache
3 9 (20.45%) CMS
4 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
5 5 (11.36%) MQSeries
6 4 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
8 1 (2.27%) Drupal
8 1 (2.27%) WordPress
8 1 (2.27%) Node.js
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 15 (34.09%) MySQL
3 13 (29.55%) RDBMS
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.55%) DB2
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Ant
2 22 (50.00%) Subversion
3 19 (43.18%) Maven
3 19 (43.18%) Eclipse
3 19 (43.18%) JUnit
4 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (22.73%) Mockito
5 10 (22.73%) IntelliJ
6 7 (15.91%) Selenium
7 5 (11.36%) Log4j
8 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.55%) JIRA
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Retail
3 8 (18.18%) Marketing
4 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.27%) PHP Joomla! Developer
9 1 (2.27%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 31 (70.45%) CSS
3 22 (50.00%) XML
4 21 (47.73%) Spring
5 20 (45.45%) Web Services
5 20 (45.45%) JSON
6 18 (40.91%) REST
7 16 (36.36%) JSP
8 15 (34.09%) SOAP
9 14 (31.82%) jQuery
10 12 (27.27%) J2EE
10 12 (27.27%) CSS3
10 12 (27.27%) HTML5
11 11 (25.00%) JDBC
11 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
12 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
12 10 (22.73%) .NET
13 6 (13.64%) Struts
14 5 (11.36%) XSLT
14 5 (11.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
4 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) UNIX
3 5 (11.36%) HPUX
3 5 (11.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (43.18%) TDD
2 18 (40.91%) MVC
3 17 (38.64%) OO
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 15 (34.09%) BDD
6 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
7 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 10 (22.73%) Web Development
9 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (13.64%) UML
12 5 (11.36%) Content Management
13 2 (4.55%) SEO
13 2 (4.55%) Workflow
13 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 2 (4.55%) SOA
13 2 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) XPath
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Sun Certification
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
2 5 (11.36%) Interwoven
3 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) ATG
5 1 (2.27%) Blue Martini
5 1 (2.27%) Yahoo!
5 1 (2.27%) Elastic Path
5 1 (2.27%) Venda
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) BEA
5 1 (2.27%) Apple