The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 41 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.08% 1.04% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 5.00% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +52.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £325 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +3.17%
Ajax
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
114 100 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.70% 20.83% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 44
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Cardiff +4 7 £365 +12.30% 9
Newport +7 2 £195 -25.71% 1
Ajax
Wales

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 41 (93.18%) CSS
2 38 (86.36%) HTML
2 38 (86.36%) HTML5
3 37 (84.09%) JavaScript
4 36 (81.82%) jQuery
4 36 (81.82%) CSS3
5 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (54.55%) JSON
6 24 (54.55%) REST
7 21 (47.73%) Scala
7 21 (47.73%) MVC
8 20 (45.45%) JUnit
8 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
8 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
9 19 (43.18%) Subversion
10 17 (38.64%) SQL
11 15 (34.09%) XML
11 15 (34.09%) Jasmine
12 14 (31.82%) HTTP
12 14 (31.82%) .NET
13 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
14 12 (27.27%) Play Framework
15 11 (25.00%) C#
15 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
16 10 (22.73%) PHP
16 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
17 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
18 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
18 8 (18.18%) Web Design
18 8 (18.18%) KnockoutJS

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) ArcGIS
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MongoDB
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) MS Access
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) JUnit
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 19 (43.18%) Subversion
3 15 (34.09%) Jasmine
4 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (6.82%) NUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Trac
7 1 (2.27%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.27%) Hudson
7 1 (2.27%) QUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Scala Developer
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (93.18%) CSS
2 38 (86.36%) HTML
2 38 (86.36%) HTML5
3 36 (81.82%) CSS3
3 36 (81.82%) jQuery
4 24 (54.55%) JSON
4 24 (54.55%) REST
5 15 (34.09%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 12 (27.27%) Play Framework
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (11.36%) XHTML
11 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.82%) RESTful
12 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) MVC
3 8 (18.18%) Web Design
3 8 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (15.91%) OO
5 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
6 5 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.27%) RDF
10 1 (2.27%) CRM
10 1 (2.27%) Validation
10 1 (2.27%) PLM
10 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) Scala
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (22.73%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) Java
7 2 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Zend