The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 137 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 6 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 1.27% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 6.19% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 10
Median daily rate £291 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £190 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £433 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.02 £38.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-34.15% -12.13%
Ajax
UK

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
596 598 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.60% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 311 483
Median daily rate £350 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fife - 2 £160 -
Glasgow -6 1 - - 4
Edinburgh -31 1 £425 +25.92% 2
West Lothian - 1 £420 -
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) Sass
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) User Experience
5 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) KANA IQ
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) RAD
7 2 (18.18%) W3C
7 2 (18.18%) DOM
7 2 (18.18%) JSP
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) KANA IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) DOM
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) LESS
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) XHTML
7 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) W3C
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Interactive TV
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum-ban
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow