The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Reading 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 57 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 21 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 1.94% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 7.39% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate £250 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 203 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.46% 26.30% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 77
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
Berkshire

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 51 (91.07%) HTML
2 48 (85.71%) CSS
3 47 (83.93%) jQuery
4 46 (82.14%) JavaScript
5 30 (53.57%) XML
6 26 (46.43%) HTML5
7 24 (42.86%) JSON
8 21 (37.50%) CSS3
9 17 (30.36%) Java
10 14 (25.00%) MVC
11 13 (23.21%) Subversion
12 12 (21.43%) Sencha
12 12 (21.43%) Sencha Touch
12 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
12 12 (21.43%) Web Services
13 11 (19.64%) MySQL
13 11 (19.64%) Spring
13 11 (19.64%) REST
14 10 (17.86%) Web Development
14 10 (17.86%) Finance
14 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
14 10 (17.86%) SOAP
14 10 (17.86%) Linux
15 9 (16.07%) OO
15 9 (16.07%) XHTML
15 9 (16.07%) .NET
15 9 (16.07%) Validation
15 9 (16.07%) QA
15 9 (16.07%) Dojo
15 9 (16.07%) Smartphone

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) Confluence
3 4 (7.14%) Drupal
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Subversion
2 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Firebug
3 5 (8.93%) JUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.79%) Xcode
7 1 (1.79%) EasyMock
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Publishing
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Mobile Web Developer
5 11 (19.64%) Applications Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Web Applications Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (12.50%) UI Developer
7 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 6 (10.71%) UI Programmer
9 5 (8.93%) User Experience Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) HTML
2 48 (85.71%) CSS
3 47 (83.93%) jQuery
4 30 (53.57%) XML
5 26 (46.43%) HTML5
6 24 (42.86%) JSON
7 21 (37.50%) CSS3
8 12 (21.43%) Sencha Touch
8 12 (21.43%) Web Services
9 11 (19.64%) Spring
9 11 (19.64%) REST
10 10 (17.86%) SOAP
11 9 (16.07%) .NET
11 9 (16.07%) XHTML
11 9 (16.07%) Dojo
12 8 (14.29%) Struts
13 7 (12.50%) Ext JS
13 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (10.71%) Struts2
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Smartphone
2 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) W3C
4 4 (7.14%) Open Source
4 4 (7.14%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) RIA
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.29%) Android
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) MVC
2 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Web Development
4 9 (16.07%) Validation
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 8 (14.29%) Time Management
5 8 (14.29%) Android Development
5 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.71%) Content Management
7 6 (10.71%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.93%) Kanban
8 5 (8.93%) SEO
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) B2C
9 4 (7.14%) UML
9 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) PHP
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Sencha
2 4 (7.14%) hybris
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Open Text
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
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