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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 54 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% 1.88% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 6.32% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£195 £363 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.20% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £340 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £430 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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
186 174 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.80% 29.74% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 109 51
Average daily rate £400 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 2 £375 -6.25%
Newport -15 2 £195 -46.20% 1
Ajax
Wales

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (93.10%) CSS
2 24 (82.76%) HTML
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 23 (79.31%) HTML5
3 23 (79.31%) CSS3
4 21 (72.41%) jQuery
5 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (62.07%) JUnit
6 18 (62.07%) REST
6 18 (62.07%) Scala
7 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
7 17 (58.62%) Jenkins
7 17 (58.62%) JSON
8 16 (55.17%) Subversion
9 13 (44.83%) HTTP
10 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
10 12 (41.38%) Jasmine
11 11 (37.93%) Play Framework
12 10 (34.48%) XML
12 10 (34.48%) .NET
13 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
14 7 (24.14%) MVC
15 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
15 6 (20.69%) XHTML
15 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
15 6 (20.69%) C#
15 6 (20.69%) SQL
16 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
17 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) ArcSDE
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Ingres
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) JUnit
2 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (58.62%) Jenkins
3 16 (55.17%) Subversion
4 12 (41.38%) Jasmine
5 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Scala Developer
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) CSS
2 24 (82.76%) HTML
3 23 (79.31%) HTML5
3 23 (79.31%) CSS3
4 21 (72.41%) jQuery
5 18 (62.07%) REST
6 17 (58.62%) JSON
7 11 (37.93%) Play Framework
8 10 (34.48%) XML
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.69%) XHTML
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (10.34%) RESTful
14 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
14 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
14 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
14 1 (3.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (3.45%) BDD
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) RUP
5 1 (3.45%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Scala
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) ESRI
1 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle