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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 52 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 16 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.17% 2.94% 5.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 10.30% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 22
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £545 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.34% +48.97%
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
178 165 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.12% 28.55% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 195
Average daily rate £391 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Ajax
East of England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 30 (83.33%) HTML
2 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
3 27 (75.00%) CSS
4 20 (55.56%) XML
4 20 (55.56%) Subversion
5 19 (52.78%) Ant
6 18 (50.00%) Java
6 18 (50.00%) Web Services
6 18 (50.00%) Linux
6 18 (50.00%) Spring
6 18 (50.00%) JSON
7 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (47.22%) TDD
7 17 (47.22%) UNIX
7 17 (47.22%) SQL
7 17 (47.22%) Tomcat
7 17 (47.22%) Eclipse
7 17 (47.22%) REST
8 16 (44.44%) Maven
8 16 (44.44%) MVC
9 15 (41.67%) JUnit
9 15 (41.67%) JSP
9 15 (41.67%) BDD
10 14 (38.89%) Relational Database
10 14 (38.89%) SOAP
10 14 (38.89%) MySQL
10 14 (38.89%) Apache
10 14 (38.89%) Scrum
11 13 (36.11%) Finance
12 12 (33.33%) OO

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (47.22%) Tomcat
2 14 (38.89%) Apache
3 9 (25.00%) CMS
4 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 3 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.78%) Drupal
7 1 (2.78%) WordPress
7 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Relational Database
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Subversion
2 19 (52.78%) Ant
3 17 (47.22%) Eclipse
4 16 (44.44%) Maven
5 15 (41.67%) JUnit
6 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.78%) IntelliJ
7 10 (27.78%) Mockito
8 7 (19.44%) Selenium
9 3 (8.33%) Log4j
10 2 (5.56%) JIRA
10 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 7 (19.44%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) CSS
3 20 (55.56%) XML
4 18 (50.00%) Web Services
4 18 (50.00%) Spring
4 18 (50.00%) JSON
5 17 (47.22%) REST
6 15 (41.67%) JSP
7 14 (38.89%) SOAP
8 10 (27.78%) JDBC
9 9 (25.00%) HTML5
9 9 (25.00%) CSS3
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 9 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 8 (22.22%) J2EE
11 4 (11.11%) Struts
12 3 (8.33%) Servlets
12 3 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) HPUX
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (47.22%) TDD
2 16 (44.44%) MVC
3 15 (41.67%) BDD
4 14 (38.89%) Scrum
5 12 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.33%) UML
9 3 (8.33%) Content Management
10 2 (5.56%) Workflow
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.56%) CRM
10 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) SOA
11 1 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Interwoven
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Sun
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) BEA
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) Venda