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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 57 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 11 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.26% 1.89% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 7.12% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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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
200 267 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.88% 26.59% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 132 73
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 29 August 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 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 23 (82.14%) jQuery
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
4 19 (67.86%) CSS
5 18 (64.29%) XML
6 17 (60.71%) Web Development
7 15 (53.57%) MVC
8 14 (50.00%) C#
8 14 (50.00%) .NET
8 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (39.29%) HTML5
10 10 (35.71%) Windows
11 9 (32.14%) Web Services
11 9 (32.14%) WCF
11 9 (32.14%) Subversion
12 8 (28.57%) JSON
12 8 (28.57%) XSLT
13 7 (25.00%) OO
13 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (21.43%) Content Management
14 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
14 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 6 (21.43%) Java
14 6 (21.43%) CMS
14 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 5 (17.86%) W3C
15 5 (17.86%) PHP
15 5 (17.86%) XHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 6 (21.43%) CMS
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Firebug
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Xcode
5 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (14.29%) Publishing
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) jQuery
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 19 (67.86%) CSS
4 18 (64.29%) XML
5 14 (50.00%) .NET
5 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (39.29%) HTML5
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
7 9 (32.14%) WCF
8 8 (28.57%) JSON
8 8 (28.57%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.86%) XHTML
10 5 (17.86%) DOM
10 5 (17.86%) SOAP
10 5 (17.86%) Dojo
10 5 (17.86%) GWT
10 5 (17.86%) Ext JS
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) W3C
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 3 (10.71%) Wiki
3 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Web Development
2 15 (53.57%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Content Management
5 5 (17.86%) Validation
6 4 (14.29%) SEO
6 4 (14.29%) UML
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) Web Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Android Development
7 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
7 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.71%) DSDM
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) PHP5
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCTS
1 1 (3.57%) MCITP
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) WCAG
2 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Sencha
3 3 (10.71%) Sitecore
3 3 (10.71%) Open Text
3 3 (10.71%) Omniture
4 2 (7.14%) Zend
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
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