The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 38 39 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Ajax 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.70% 0.55% 5.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 2.06% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £328 £490 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.16% +50.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £34.18
% change year-on-year
+64.17% -1.97%
Ajax
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 97 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.32% 26.58% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 65 35
Average daily rate £394 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) XML
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 10 (62.50%) C#
6 9 (56.25%) XSL
6 9 (56.25%) N-Tier
6 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (50.00%) OO
8 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
8 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
8 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (37.50%) DevOps
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (37.50%) Scrum
9 6 (37.50%) Apache
9 6 (37.50%) IBM
10 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (31.25%) OLAP
10 5 (31.25%) IIS
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
10 5 (31.25%) VMware

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) OLAP
2 5 (31.25%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Web Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Designer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (56.25%) XSL
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (6.25%) Django
8 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (31.25%) Refactoring
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) SEO
8 3 (18.75%) Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) Kanban
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Zend