The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 62 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.41% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 1.56% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +11.83%
Ajax
Berkshire

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
166 257 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.76% 26.49% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 200 101
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (20.00%) jMock
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle