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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 97 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 33 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.09% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.40% 3.64% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 18
Average daily rate
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£331 £338 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £277 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
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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
611 797 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.90% 30.02% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 459 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 23 £325 -3.70%
Glasgow -8 10 £388 +19.23% 1
Stirling - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 56 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 49 (72.06%) CSS
3 40 (58.82%) HTML
4 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (50.00%) Java
6 31 (45.59%) Oracle
7 30 (44.12%) SQL
7 30 (44.12%) MVC
7 30 (44.12%) Spring
7 30 (44.12%) jQuery
8 29 (42.65%) XML
9 28 (41.18%) .NET
10 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
11 26 (38.24%) J2EE
11 26 (38.24%) JSP
11 26 (38.24%) Unit Testing
12 24 (35.29%) OO
13 23 (33.82%) Struts
13 23 (33.82%) C#
14 22 (32.35%) Selenium
15 21 (30.88%) XSLT
16 19 (27.94%) PL/SQL
16 19 (27.94%) Web Application Development
16 19 (27.94%) Relational Database
17 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
17 18 (26.47%) JMS
18 17 (25.00%) UNIX
18 17 (25.00%) Banking
18 17 (25.00%) Shell Script
19 16 (23.53%) TDD

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (22.06%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.29%) JBoss
3 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.82%) CMS
4 4 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 4 (5.88%) WordPress
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) Drupal
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) SMTP
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Selenium
2 16 (23.53%) CruiseControl
3 9 (13.24%) Subversion
4 7 (10.29%) NUnit
4 7 (10.29%) JUnit
5 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.82%) Mockito
6 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.41%) MSTest
7 3 (4.41%) Moq
7 3 (4.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.94%) Toad
8 2 (2.94%) JDeveloper
8 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.94%) Ant
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.47%) TestNG
General
1 17 (25.00%) Banking
2 11 (16.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 28 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.94%) GIS Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Tester
9 1 (1.47%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (72.06%) CSS
2 40 (58.82%) HTML
3 30 (44.12%) Spring
3 30 (44.12%) jQuery
4 29 (42.65%) XML
5 28 (41.18%) .NET
6 26 (38.24%) J2EE
6 26 (38.24%) JSP
7 23 (33.82%) Struts
8 21 (30.88%) XSLT
9 18 (26.47%) JMS
9 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
10 16 (23.53%) CSS3
10 16 (23.53%) HTML5
11 15 (22.06%) Spring Web Flow
11 15 (22.06%) GWT
11 15 (22.06%) Spring MVC
12 12 (17.65%) JDBC
12 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
13 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.82%) Web 2.0
3 4 (5.88%) Social Network
3 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Social Media
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) GIS
5 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) MVC
3 26 (38.24%) Unit Testing
4 24 (35.29%) OO
5 19 (27.94%) Web Application Development
6 16 (23.53%) TDD
7 9 (13.24%) CRM
8 5 (7.35%) OOD
9 4 (5.88%) UML
9 4 (5.88%) Web Development
9 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.41%) Scrum
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.41%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) BDD
10 3 (4.41%) DevOps
10 3 (4.41%) Microservices
11 2 (2.94%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 34 (50.00%) Java
3 30 (44.12%) SQL
4 23 (33.82%) C#
5 19 (27.94%) PL/SQL
6 17 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 16 (23.53%) Perl
8 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.35%) XPath
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
11 1 (1.47%) VB
11 1 (1.47%) VBA
11 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Adobe
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) Alterian