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 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 89 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 40 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.39% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 5.99% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 19
Average daily rate
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£368 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -7 15 £358 +21.18% 6
Glasgow -18 11 - - 8
West Lothian +4 6 £375 -
Aberdeen - 1 £325 -
Ajax
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 64 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 54 (81.82%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) XML
4 41 (62.12%) HTML
4 41 (62.12%) MVC
5 36 (54.55%) Spring
6 33 (50.00%) Java
7 32 (48.48%) Unit Testing
8 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (45.45%) JSP
9 29 (43.94%) Spring MVC
10 28 (42.42%) HTML5
11 25 (37.88%) CSS3
11 25 (37.88%) XSLT
12 24 (36.36%) WebSphere
13 22 (33.33%) J2EE
13 22 (33.33%) Backbone.js
14 20 (30.30%) SQL
14 20 (30.30%) JSON
14 20 (30.30%) jQuery
15 19 (28.79%) PL/SQL
15 19 (28.79%) OO
15 19 (28.79%) Relational Database
16 18 (27.27%) Perl
16 18 (27.27%) Oracle
16 18 (27.27%) Banking
16 18 (27.27%) Maven
17 17 (25.76%) CruiseControl
17 17 (25.76%) Spring Web Flow
17 17 (25.76%) GWT

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.61%) Apache
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Kentico
4 1 (1.52%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) IDOL
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Maven
2 17 (25.76%) Selenium
2 17 (25.76%) CruiseControl
3 16 (24.24%) QUnit
4 14 (21.21%) Jasmine
5 12 (18.18%) JUnit
6 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (10.61%) Hudson
7 6 (9.09%) Subversion
8 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.52%) PVCS
10 1 (1.52%) Toad
10 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 18 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) User Experience Developer
4 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 7 (10.61%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Portal Developer
4 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.06%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (1.52%) LAMP Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (81.82%) CSS
2 47 (71.21%) XML
3 41 (62.12%) HTML
4 36 (54.55%) Spring
5 30 (45.45%) JSP
6 29 (43.94%) Spring MVC
7 28 (42.42%) HTML5
8 25 (37.88%) XSLT
8 25 (37.88%) CSS3
9 22 (33.33%) Backbone.js
9 22 (33.33%) J2EE
10 20 (30.30%) JSON
10 20 (30.30%) jQuery
11 17 (25.76%) Spring Web Flow
11 17 (25.76%) GWT
11 17 (25.76%) iBATIS
11 17 (25.76%) JDBC
11 17 (25.76%) Struts
11 17 (25.76%) JMS
12 14 (21.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) iPhone
2 1 (1.52%) Open Source
2 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) MVC
2 32 (48.48%) Unit Testing
3 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.79%) OO
5 17 (25.76%) Web Application Development
6 11 (16.67%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.61%) Web Design
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
9 4 (6.06%) Content Management
9 4 (6.06%) CRM
10 3 (4.55%) SOA
11 2 (3.03%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.03%) Workflow
11 2 (3.03%) Change Control
12 1 (1.52%) Build Automation
12 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.52%) Customer Analysis
12 1 (1.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (96.97%) JavaScript
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 19 (28.79%) PL/SQL
5 18 (27.27%) Perl
6 17 (25.76%) Shell Script
7 11 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.52%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) IBM
3 6 (9.09%) Twitter
4 5 (7.58%) Meridio
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.52%) Sencha
6 1 (1.52%) ForgeRock
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