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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 57 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 4.79% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 14.56% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 14
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£351 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £386 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £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 £31.10 £36.96 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +17.33%
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
205 206 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.78% 32.91% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 118 191
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £310 -
St Albans - 1 £475 - 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Royston - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 26 (89.66%) HTML
3 24 (82.76%) CSS
4 19 (65.52%) XML
5 18 (62.07%) Web Services
5 18 (62.07%) SQL
5 18 (62.07%) Subversion
6 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (55.17%) TDD
7 16 (55.17%) JSON
7 16 (55.17%) Linux
8 15 (51.72%) Tomcat
8 15 (51.72%) Eclipse
8 15 (51.72%) Ant
8 15 (51.72%) UNIX
8 15 (51.72%) MVC
8 15 (51.72%) REST
9 14 (48.28%) BDD
9 14 (48.28%) Spring
9 14 (48.28%) JSP
9 14 (48.28%) Java
10 13 (44.83%) Apache
10 13 (44.83%) Scrum
11 12 (41.38%) Finance
11 12 (41.38%) Maven
11 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
12 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
12 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
12 11 (37.93%) OO
12 11 (37.93%) JUnit

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (51.72%) Tomcat
2 13 (44.83%) Apache
3 8 (27.59%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal
5 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 11 (37.93%) MySQL
3 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) DTS
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Subversion
2 15 (51.72%) Ant
2 15 (51.72%) Eclipse
3 12 (41.38%) Maven
4 11 (37.93%) JUnit
5 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
6 9 (31.03%) IntelliJ
6 9 (31.03%) Mockito
7 6 (20.69%) Selenium
8 2 (6.90%) Log4j
8 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Joomla! Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) HTML
2 24 (82.76%) CSS
3 19 (65.52%) XML
4 18 (62.07%) Web Services
5 16 (55.17%) JSON
6 15 (51.72%) REST
7 14 (48.28%) Spring
7 14 (48.28%) JSP
8 11 (37.93%) SOAP
9 10 (34.48%) CSS3
10 9 (31.03%) JDBC
10 9 (31.03%) jQuery
10 9 (31.03%) HTML5
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.69%) .NET
12 5 (17.24%) J2EE
12 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
13 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
14 3 (10.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 15 (51.72%) MVC
4 14 (48.28%) BDD
5 13 (44.83%) Scrum
6 11 (37.93%) OO
6 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) Use Case
9 2 (6.90%) Content Management
9 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Database Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) XPath
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sun
2 2 (6.90%) Interwoven
2 2 (6.90%) BEA
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI
3 1 (3.45%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) Venda
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
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