The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 28 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.96% 4.51% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 23.64% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate £290 £420 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +11.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
Ajax
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.97% 19.10% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 23
Average daily rate £350 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) J2EE
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (50.00%) SDLC
6 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (40.00%) User Experience
6 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (40.00%) Lombardi
6 4 (40.00%) XPath
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (40.00%) IBM
6 4 (40.00%) Adobe
6 4 (40.00%) XQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Lombardi
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (40.00%) UI Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) RAD
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) XPath
3 4 (40.00%) XQuery
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce