The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 97 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 30 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 1.35% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 4.49% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +40.35%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
616 802 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.62% 30.18% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 474 315
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 19 £350 -2.77% 6
Glasgow -2 9 £325 - 1
Stirling - 2 £375 -
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
2 40 (62.50%) CSS
3 35 (54.69%) HTML
4 33 (51.56%) jQuery
5 31 (48.44%) XML
6 29 (45.31%) Java
6 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (42.19%) SQL
8 26 (40.63%) Oracle
9 25 (39.06%) MVC
9 25 (39.06%) Spring
10 21 (32.81%) .NET
11 20 (31.25%) J2EE
11 20 (31.25%) HTML5
12 18 (28.13%) Relational Database
12 18 (28.13%) JSP
12 18 (28.13%) Banking
13 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
13 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
13 17 (26.56%) Web Application Development
14 16 (25.00%) C#
15 15 (23.44%) PL/SQL
15 15 (23.44%) Struts
15 15 (23.44%) OO
15 15 (23.44%) CSS3
15 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
15 15 (23.44%) Selenium
16 13 (20.31%) UNIX
16 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
16 13 (20.31%) Finance

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (17.19%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.25%) WordPress
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) JBoss
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) CTI
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) Relational Database
2 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Selenium
2 12 (18.75%) CruiseControl
3 8 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (6.25%) JUnit
5 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.69%) Maven
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
5 3 (4.69%) NUnit
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.13%) Mockito
6 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.13%) Toad
6 2 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (28.13%) Banking
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (95.31%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 4 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.13%) GIS Developer
7 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Designer
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Designer
8 1 (1.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.56%) UX Designer
8 1 (1.56%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) CSS
2 35 (54.69%) HTML
3 33 (51.56%) jQuery
4 31 (48.44%) XML
5 25 (39.06%) Spring
6 21 (32.81%) .NET
7 20 (31.25%) J2EE
7 20 (31.25%) HTML5
8 18 (28.13%) JSP
9 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
10 15 (23.44%) Struts
10 15 (23.44%) CSS3
11 12 (18.75%) XSLT
12 11 (17.19%) JMS
12 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
12 11 (17.19%) Spring MVC
12 11 (17.19%) Spring Web Flow
12 11 (17.19%) GWT
13 10 (15.63%) JSON
14 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
4 2 (3.13%) GIS
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) UNIX
2 6 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) MVC
3 17 (26.56%) Web Application Development
4 15 (23.44%) OO
4 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
5 12 (18.75%) TDD
6 10 (15.63%) SDLC
7 6 (9.38%) CRM
8 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.69%) Web Development
10 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.69%) Content Management
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
10 3 (4.69%) Web Design
10 3 (4.69%) DevOps
10 3 (4.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
2 29 (45.31%) Java
3 27 (42.19%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (23.44%) PL/SQL
6 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
7 12 (18.75%) Perl
8 6 (9.38%) PHP
8 6 (9.38%) XPath
9 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) Adobe
3 7 (10.94%) Telerik
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) Alterian
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 27 days ago