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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 88 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 39 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 1.34% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 5.28% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
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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
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +2 13 £338 +11.11% 3
Glasgow -15 13 £350 +20.68% 5
West Lothian +1 4 £375 +3.44%
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 63 (82.89%) CSS
3 52 (68.42%) XML
4 48 (63.16%) HTML
4 48 (63.16%) MVC
5 41 (53.95%) Spring
6 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (50.00%) Java
8 35 (46.05%) JSP
8 35 (46.05%) Unit Testing
9 31 (40.79%) HTML5
9 31 (40.79%) Spring MVC
10 28 (36.84%) WebSphere
10 28 (36.84%) XSLT
10 28 (36.84%) CSS3
11 27 (35.53%) J2EE
12 24 (31.58%) SQL
13 23 (30.26%) Oracle
13 23 (30.26%) PL/SQL
13 23 (30.26%) OO
13 23 (30.26%) jQuery
13 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
14 22 (28.95%) Backbone.js
14 22 (28.95%) Struts
15 21 (27.63%) JMS
15 21 (27.63%) Spring Web Flow
15 21 (27.63%) JSON
16 20 (26.32%) Selenium
16 20 (26.32%) Banking
16 20 (26.32%) Perl

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.84%) Apache
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (9.21%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (6.58%) CMS
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.63%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (2.63%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Kentico
8 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.32%) IIS
8 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) IDOL
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Selenium
2 19 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 18 (23.68%) Maven
4 16 (21.05%) QUnit
5 14 (18.42%) Jasmine
6 13 (17.11%) JUnit
7 7 (9.21%) Hudson
7 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.21%) Subversion
8 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.63%) NUnit
10 1 (1.32%) Mockito
10 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.32%) PVCS
10 1 (1.32%) Toad
10 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 67 (88.16%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.47%) User Experience Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Portal Developer
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 7 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.26%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.63%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Designer
10 1 (1.32%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) CSS
2 52 (68.42%) XML
3 48 (63.16%) HTML
4 41 (53.95%) Spring
5 35 (46.05%) JSP
6 31 (40.79%) HTML5
6 31 (40.79%) Spring MVC
7 28 (36.84%) XSLT
7 28 (36.84%) CSS3
8 27 (35.53%) J2EE
9 23 (30.26%) jQuery
10 22 (28.95%) Backbone.js
10 22 (28.95%) Struts
11 21 (27.63%) JMS
11 21 (27.63%) Spring Web Flow
11 21 (27.63%) JSON
12 19 (25.00%) JDBC
12 19 (25.00%) GWT
12 19 (25.00%) iBATIS
13 15 (19.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) User Experience
2 11 (14.47%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) DataPower
3 2 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) UNIX
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) MVC
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) Unit Testing
4 23 (30.26%) OO
5 19 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 14 (18.42%) TDD
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.21%) Web Design
9 5 (6.58%) Web Development
9 5 (6.58%) CRM
9 5 (6.58%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) Content Management
11 3 (3.95%) BDD
11 3 (3.95%) UML
12 2 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.63%) BPEL
12 2 (2.63%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.63%) AOP
12 2 (2.63%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 38 (50.00%) Java
3 24 (31.58%) SQL
4 23 (30.26%) PL/SQL
5 20 (26.32%) Perl
6 19 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 15 (19.74%) C#
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) IBM
3 7 (9.21%) Meridio
4 6 (7.89%) Twitter
5 4 (5.26%) JBoss
6 2 (2.63%) Yahoo!
6 2 (2.63%) Google
6 2 (2.63%) Kony
7 1 (1.32%) Sencha
7 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.32%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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