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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 84 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Ajax 37 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 1.47% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 5.67% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 35
Average daily rate
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£331 £415 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.18% +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £291 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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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
650 582 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 26.01% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 304 329
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 28 £350 - 3
Glasgow -8 8 £283 - 2
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 49 (75.38%) CSS
3 39 (60.00%) MVC
4 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (49.23%) HTML
5 32 (49.23%) XML
6 31 (47.69%) .NET
7 30 (46.15%) Java
7 30 (46.15%) Unit Testing
8 29 (44.62%) Spring
8 29 (44.62%) C#
8 29 (44.62%) XSLT
9 28 (43.08%) SQL
10 27 (41.54%) Oracle
10 27 (41.54%) OO
11 26 (40.00%) JSP
12 25 (38.46%) Struts
12 25 (38.46%) J2EE
13 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
13 24 (36.92%) jQuery
14 23 (35.38%) Selenium
15 21 (32.31%) Relational Database
16 20 (30.77%) WebSphere
16 20 (30.77%) Spring Web Flow
16 20 (30.77%) PL/SQL
16 20 (30.77%) JMS
17 19 (29.23%) Spring MVC
17 19 (29.23%) CruiseControl
17 19 (29.23%) Web Application Development
18 18 (27.69%) Banking

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.23%) CMS
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (9.23%) JBoss
4 5 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 4 (6.15%) Apache
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.08%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.08%) IIS
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.54%) Drupal
8 1 (1.54%) Kentico
8 1 (1.54%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.31%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.23%) IDOL
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Selenium
2 19 (29.23%) CruiseControl
3 7 (10.77%) JUnit
3 7 (10.77%) NUnit
4 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.23%) Subversion
5 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.69%) Mockito
6 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.62%) MSTest
7 3 (4.62%) Moq
8 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.08%) QUnit
8 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.08%) Maven
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.54%) TestNG
9 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 18 (27.69%) Banking
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (86.15%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Architect
10 1 (1.54%) Tester
10 1 (1.54%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.54%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (75.38%) CSS
2 32 (49.23%) HTML
2 32 (49.23%) XML
3 31 (47.69%) .NET
4 29 (44.62%) Spring
4 29 (44.62%) XSLT
5 26 (40.00%) JSP
6 25 (38.46%) Struts
6 25 (38.46%) J2EE
7 24 (36.92%) jQuery
8 20 (30.77%) Spring Web Flow
8 20 (30.77%) JMS
9 19 (29.23%) Spring MVC
10 18 (27.69%) GWT
11 16 (24.62%) JDBC
11 16 (24.62%) iBATIS
11 16 (24.62%) CSS3
12 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
13 14 (21.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Web 2.0
1 4 (6.15%) Social Network
2 2 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.08%) DataPower
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) UNIX
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) MVC
2 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 27 (41.54%) OO
5 19 (29.23%) Web Application Development
6 11 (16.92%) TDD
7 7 (10.77%) UML
8 6 (9.23%) CRM
9 5 (7.69%) OOD
9 5 (7.69%) BDD
10 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.15%) SOA
11 2 (3.08%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (3.08%) Web Development
11 2 (3.08%) BPEL
11 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.08%) AOP
11 2 (3.08%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (1.54%) Benchmarking
12 1 (1.54%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) Java
3 29 (44.62%) C#
4 28 (43.08%) SQL
5 20 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 18 (27.69%) Shell Script
6 18 (27.69%) Perl
7 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.15%) XPath
9 3 (4.62%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Meridio
3 2 (3.08%) Kony
3 2 (3.08%) Yahoo!
3 2 (3.08%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ConSol Partners
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago