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 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 47 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 13 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.27% 1.59% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.13% 8.14% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
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£315 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.89% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £219 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £313 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
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
160 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.97% 19.50% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -36.11%
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 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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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 -2 13 £315 +34.04% 8
Newport - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Ajax
Wales

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
3 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) jQuery
4 24 (75.00%) HTML5
5 15 (46.88%) CSS3
6 11 (34.38%) User Experience
7 10 (31.25%) Coaching
7 10 (31.25%) Scala
7 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
7 10 (31.25%) REST
7 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 10 (31.25%) JSF
7 10 (31.25%) MVC
8 9 (28.13%) Subversion
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.00%) PHP
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) HTTP
9 8 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (21.88%) OO
10 7 (21.88%) BDD
10 7 (21.88%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (21.88%) Spring
10 7 (21.88%) WCAG
10 7 (21.88%) WAI
10 7 (21.88%) JSON
11 6 (18.75%) Velocity

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.38%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Subversion
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (12.50%) QUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.38%) Trac
5 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.38%) Hudson
5 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Designer
3 7 (21.88%) UI Designer
4 6 (18.75%) UI Developer
4 6 (18.75%) UI Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) Web Designer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Scala Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (78.13%) jQuery
3 24 (75.00%) HTML5
4 15 (46.88%) CSS3
5 10 (31.25%) REST
5 10 (31.25%) JSF
6 8 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (21.88%) Spring
7 7 (21.88%) JSON
8 6 (18.75%) Velocity
8 6 (18.75%) Play Framework
9 5 (15.63%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.50%) JPA
10 4 (12.50%) RESTful
10 4 (12.50%) Sass
10 4 (12.50%) Web Services
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Coaching
2 10 (31.25%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) BDD
3 7 (21.88%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Web Design
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Scala
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) PHP
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Python
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 4 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) WCAG
1 7 (21.88%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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