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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 39 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 29 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.43% 1.96% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.88% 6.88% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +39.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £226 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £373 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
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
209 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 28.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Newport +14 18 £489 +39.64%
Cardiff -14 6 £215 -28.33% 2
Monmouthshire - 4 £275 -
Ajax
Wales

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (62.50%) jQuery
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 17 (53.13%) MVC
3 17 (53.13%) Unit Testing
3 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
4 15 (46.88%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (43.75%) .NET
5 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 14 (43.75%) SOA
6 13 (40.63%) Visual Studio
6 13 (40.63%) C#
6 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
6 13 (40.63%) Selenium
6 13 (40.63%) WCF
6 13 (40.63%) BDD
6 13 (40.63%) Entity Framework
6 13 (40.63%) REST
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (40.63%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (37.50%) SpecFlow
7 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Java
8 11 (34.38%) XML
9 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (40.63%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Liferay
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (3.13%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
6 1 (3.13%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (40.63%) Selenium
2 13 (40.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
5 6 (18.75%) Ant
5 6 (18.75%) Maven
6 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (15.63%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Designer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) jQuery
2 19 (59.38%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) .NET
5 13 (40.63%) WCF
5 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
5 13 (40.63%) Entity Framework
5 13 (40.63%) REST
5 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (34.38%) XML
7 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 10 (31.25%) Spring
8 8 (25.00%) XHTML
9 7 (21.88%) JSF
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) J2EE
10 6 (18.75%) Facelets
10 6 (18.75%) JPA
10 6 (18.75%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (15.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
1 1 (3.13%) CMDB
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) MVC
1 17 (53.13%) Scrum
1 17 (53.13%) Unit Testing
2 15 (46.88%) TDD
3 14 (43.75%) SOA
4 13 (40.63%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) UML
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Coaching
8 5 (15.63%) Use Case
8 5 (15.63%) OOD
8 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (12.50%) OOP
9 4 (12.50%) RAD
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) OO
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) DevOps
10 2 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.13%) ESRI