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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 38 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.39% 3.78% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.28% 18.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Average daily rate
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£538 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
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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
97 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.80% 21.01% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 22
Average daily rate £410 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) JMS
2 9 (75.00%) SOA
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) XSLT
2 9 (75.00%) XQuery
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle ADF
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 9 (75.00%) JSF
2 9 (75.00%) XPath
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (66.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Maven
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Middleware
3 8 (66.67%) Ant
3 8 (66.67%) WebLogic

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Ant
1 8 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
1 9 (75.00%) XML
1 9 (75.00%) XSLT
1 9 (75.00%) JMS
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle ADF
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
1 9 (75.00%) JSF
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (66.67%) Middleware
3 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) SOA
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) XQuery
2 9 (75.00%) XPath
3 8 (66.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce