The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 94 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Ajax 51 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 1.58% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 6.00% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 33
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£368 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £245 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.94% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £48.75 - £50.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £50.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+30.13% +63.09%
Ajax
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 567 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 26.38% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 390 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Wiltshire -2 20 £438 +41.70% 9
Gloucestershire - 10 £400 - 10
Bristol -31 9 £310 -8.14% 17
Dorset +1 4 £215 - 8
Devon - 4 - - 7
Somerset -9 2 £345 +21.05% 7
Cornwall - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 67 (90.54%) HTML
2 66 (89.19%) JavaScript
3 62 (83.78%) CSS
4 44 (59.46%) jQuery
5 31 (41.89%) SQL
5 31 (41.89%) XML
6 28 (37.84%) Java
7 21 (28.38%) C#
7 21 (28.38%) MVC
7 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.68%) Spring
8 19 (25.68%) HTML5
8 19 (25.68%) .NET
9 18 (24.32%) MySQL
10 17 (22.97%) Linux
11 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
11 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
11 16 (21.62%) JSON
12 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
12 15 (20.27%) CSS3
12 15 (20.27%) JSP
12 15 (20.27%) Web Services
13 14 (18.92%) Tomcat
13 14 (18.92%) PHP
14 12 (16.22%) Oracle
14 12 (16.22%) Subversion
15 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
15 11 (14.86%) JDBC
15 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
15 11 (14.86%) Scrum

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (12.16%) Apache
2 9 (12.16%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.76%) ColdFusion
3 5 (6.76%) Railo
4 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Drupal
4 3 (4.05%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.05%) Confluence
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) MySQL
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
3 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.35%) MS Access
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.22%) Subversion
3 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.11%) JUnit
6 5 (6.76%) NetBeans
6 5 (6.76%) Maven
6 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.41%) Hudson
7 4 (5.41%) Ant
8 3 (4.05%) JIRA
9 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.70%) NUnit
9 2 (2.70%) NuGet
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.35%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (90.54%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.51%) PHP Developer
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Web Designer
9 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) UI Designer
10 3 (4.05%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (4.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 3 (4.05%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (90.54%) HTML
2 62 (83.78%) CSS
3 44 (59.46%) jQuery
4 31 (41.89%) XML
5 19 (25.68%) .NET
5 19 (25.68%) Spring
5 19 (25.68%) HTML5
6 16 (21.62%) JSON
6 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 15 (20.27%) Web Services
7 15 (20.27%) JSP
7 15 (20.27%) CSS3
8 11 (14.86%) JDBC
8 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
9 10 (13.51%) Struts
10 9 (12.16%) XHTML
10 9 (12.16%) REST
10 9 (12.16%) Spring Security
11 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Open Source
3 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.05%) GIS
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.70%) Physics
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.35%) iSeries
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) MVC
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Scrum
3 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.16%) TDD
5 8 (10.81%) SOA
5 8 (10.81%) UML
5 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.76%) OOD
6 5 (6.76%) OOP
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.41%) OO
7 4 (5.41%) ITIL
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.41%) Kanban
7 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.05%) Data Validation
8 3 (4.05%) User Stories
8 3 (4.05%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 66 (89.19%) JavaScript
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
3 28 (37.84%) Java
4 21 (28.38%) C#
5 14 (18.92%) PHP
6 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.46%) C++
8 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.76%) CFML
10 4 (5.41%) PHP5
10 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.05%) VB
12 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.70%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.35%) Perl
13 1 (1.35%) C
13 1 (1.35%) Scala
13 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) Degree
4 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) hybris
5 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Kofax
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) KANA
6 1 (1.35%) Zend
6 1 (1.35%) Trapeze
6 1 (1.35%) F5
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 37000-46500 Per Annum
Posted: 24 days ago