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 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 98 105 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Ajax 32 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.19% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 4.74% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.48
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +0.06%
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
803 801 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 25.13% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 507 352
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
Wiltshire +17 10 £375 +23.96% 3
Bristol -4 8 £375 +30.43% 10
Somerset +14 7 £394 - 1
Dorset +3 4 £235 - 7
Gloucestershire -16 4 £356 +13.09% 7
Devon -1 1 £185 -5.73% 3
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 58 (96.67%) HTML
2 54 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 49 (81.67%) CSS
4 32 (53.33%) HTML5
5 28 (46.67%) jQuery
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.00%) .NET
8 20 (33.33%) C#
8 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 20 (33.33%) CSS3
9 18 (30.00%) MVC
10 15 (25.00%) Web Services
10 15 (25.00%) Java
11 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (21.67%) Spring
13 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 12 (20.00%) SQL
13 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
14 11 (18.33%) XML
14 11 (18.33%) User Experience
15 10 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (16.67%) XSLT
15 10 (16.67%) PHP
16 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.00%) JSP
17 8 (13.33%) Web Design
17 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
17 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
18 7 (11.67%) JDBC
18 7 (11.67%) Linux

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.67%) CMS
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Drupal
5 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) JUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Information Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (96.67%) HTML
2 49 (81.67%) CSS
3 32 (53.33%) HTML5
4 28 (46.67%) jQuery
5 21 (35.00%) .NET
6 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 20 (33.33%) CSS3
7 15 (25.00%) Web Services
8 13 (21.67%) Spring
9 11 (18.33%) XML
10 10 (16.67%) XSLT
11 9 (15.00%) JSP
12 7 (11.67%) JDBC
12 7 (11.67%) Spring MVC
13 6 (10.00%) XHTML
14 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
14 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 4 (6.67%) Sass
14 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
15 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.67%) iPad
4 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.00%) Open Source
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) W3C
5 2 (3.33%) DTV
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
1 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) MVC
3 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (13.33%) Web Design
6 7 (11.67%) TDD
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) Web Development
7 6 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (10.00%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) OOD
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.00%) Content Management
10 3 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (5.00%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) ETL
11 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (25.00%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (16.67%) PHP
6 5 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.33%) PHP5
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) AWK
8 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) MCSD
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) hybris
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.33%) Apple
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Google
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