The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 33 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.86% 0.36% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 1.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£288 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.55% 21.66% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 39
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Maidstone - 2 - - 1
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Ajax
South East

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft