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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 71 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 1.26% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 5.56% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
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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
272 198 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.72% 22.73% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 100 135
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) PHP
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) VB
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) XHTML
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) WLAN
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WLAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) JDBC
7 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
1 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VBScript
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle