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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 47 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.22% 0.79% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 2.48% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 20
Average daily rate £306 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £318 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +1.51%
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
128 202 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.22% 31.81% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 108 127
Average daily rate £385 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £313 -
St Albans +2 2 £270 -43.15% 2
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 13 (76.47%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) JSON
4 10 (58.82%) Retail
4 10 (58.82%) HTML5
5 9 (52.94%) OO
5 9 (52.94%) MVC
6 8 (47.06%) .NET
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (41.18%) C#
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (35.29%) CSS3
8 6 (35.29%) Sass
8 6 (35.29%) LESS
8 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
8 6 (35.29%) Web Development
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (23.53%) RESTful
11 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (17.65%) MySQL
11 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Mnesia
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (35.29%) HTML CSS Developer
2 6 (35.29%) HTML Developer
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (35.29%) JSP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) jQuery
2 13 (76.47%) JSON
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (35.29%) CSS3
6 6 (35.29%) LESS
6 6 (35.29%) Sass
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
9 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 2 (11.76%) WCF
10 2 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) RIA
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
1 9 (52.94%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) API Design
4 2 (11.76%) API Development
4 2 (11.76%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Erlang
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) BEA
2 1 (5.88%) Intel