The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 Luton 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 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 22 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.95% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.90% 21.69% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 10
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Ajax
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Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
1 23 (85.19%) JSP
2 22 (81.48%) OO
3 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 19 (70.37%) CSS
3 19 (70.37%) TDD
3 19 (70.37%) Subversion
3 19 (70.37%) Dojo
3 19 (70.37%) Django
3 19 (70.37%) CSS3
3 19 (70.37%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (66.67%) LESS
4 18 (66.67%) MVC
4 18 (66.67%) DOM
5 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 12 (44.44%) hybris
6 10 (37.04%) Dependency Management
7 9 (33.33%) XHR
7 9 (33.33%) HTML5
8 8 (29.63%) Sass
8 8 (29.63%) UNIX
8 8 (29.63%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Web Development
10 4 (14.81%) Java EE
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) ICEfaces
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) MyEclipse
10 4 (14.81%) Analytics

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) MyEclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) JSP
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) CSS
2 19 (70.37%) Dojo
2 19 (70.37%) Django
2 19 (70.37%) CSS3
3 18 (66.67%) DOM
3 18 (66.67%) LESS
4 9 (33.33%) XHR
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (29.63%) Sass
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) ICEfaces
6 4 (14.81%) Middleware
6 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) JSF
6 4 (14.81%) Java EE
6 4 (14.81%) Struts
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) OO
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
2 19 (70.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (66.67%) MVC
4 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 10 (37.04%) Dependency Management
6 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) RAD
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Validation
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) AWK
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) hybris
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) Endeca