The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 57 58 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 2.11% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.15% 7.39% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
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£381 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £398 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.41% 28.51% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 157 75
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) Web Development
3 14 (66.67%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) HTML
5 12 (57.14%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) WCF
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) XSLT
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) HTML5
9 6 (28.57%) PHP
9 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) Subversion
9 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (23.81%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) UML
11 4 (19.05%) SQL
11 4 (19.05%) Java
11 4 (19.05%) IIS
11 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) Drupal
5 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
5 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.76%) Firebug
4 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) jQuery
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) XML
5 9 (42.86%) WCF
6 8 (38.10%) XSLT
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
10 3 (14.29%) WPF
10 3 (14.29%) WF
10 3 (14.29%) LINQ
10 3 (14.29%) CAML
10 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Wiki
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Debian
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 14 (66.67%) Web Development
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) SEO
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (14.29%) DSDM
6 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) PHP5
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Open Text
2 3 (14.29%) Omniture
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
2 3 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
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