The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 23 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 Milton Keynes 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 62 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 6 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 1.75% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 7.27% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £329 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £357 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 165 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.69% 24.09% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 93 88
Average daily rate £368 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Ajax
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Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) DOM
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 6 (42.86%) Dojo
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) JSP
8 2 (14.29%) RESTful
8 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) Struts
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) DB2
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) Apache
9 1 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) MyEclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) DOM
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) Dojo
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
6 2 (14.29%) Struts
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) ICEfaces
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) Symfony
7 1 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) LAMP
7 1 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (7.14%) JSF
7 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Refactoring
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) HP