The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 36 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 1.20% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 4.41% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 68 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.58% 27.20% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 23
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Slough region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Slough region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Zend
4 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Korn

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) ODBC
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat