The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 114 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 21 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 1.12% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 4.59% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £368 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 523 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.28% 24.31% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 364 338
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Ajax
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bristol -23 9 £335 +11.66% 4
Wiltshire +1 4 £325 - 2
Dorset +7 3 £175 -50.00% 5
Devon -9 3 £313 -5.66%
Gloucestershire -16 1 - - 3
Somerset - 1 £290 - 4
Cornwall - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 57 (86.36%) HTML
2 49 (74.24%) JavaScript
3 47 (71.21%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) jQuery
4 30 (45.45%) .NET
5 25 (37.88%) MySQL
5 25 (37.88%) C#
6 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 22 (33.33%) MVC
7 22 (33.33%) XML
8 19 (28.79%) HTML5
9 18 (27.27%) Web Services
9 18 (27.27%) PHP
10 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
11 16 (24.24%) Java
11 16 (24.24%) Scrum
11 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (24.24%) Spring
12 14 (21.21%) SQL
12 14 (21.21%) CSS3
13 13 (19.70%) TDD
14 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 11 (16.67%) UML
15 11 (16.67%) Subversion
15 11 (16.67%) JSON
16 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (15.15%) Finance
16 10 (15.15%) Linux
16 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
17 9 (13.64%) UNIX

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) Drupal
2 6 (9.09%) Confluence
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.03%) OpenEdge
4 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) Escenic
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LDAP
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
1 3 (4.55%) VPN
1 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 3 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) MySQL
2 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) MS Access
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Subversion
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 6 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) ReSharper
4 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.55%) NuGet
4 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.03%) WebSpeed
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Web Developer
3 14 (21.21%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.61%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (86.36%) HTML
2 47 (71.21%) CSS
2 47 (71.21%) jQuery
3 30 (45.45%) .NET
4 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 22 (33.33%) XML
6 19 (28.79%) HTML5
7 18 (27.27%) Web Services
8 16 (24.24%) Spring
9 14 (21.21%) CSS3
10 11 (16.67%) JSON
11 9 (13.64%) Spring MVC
12 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
12 7 (10.61%) REST
13 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (9.09%) LINQ
13 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (9.09%) JSP
13 6 (9.09%) SOAP
13 6 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Open Source
2 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.55%) DTV
4 3 (4.55%) CMDB
5 2 (3.03%) GIS
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (24.24%) Scrum
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) TDD
4 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.67%) UML
6 8 (12.12%) OOP
6 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.61%) Kanban
7 7 (10.61%) SEO
8 6 (9.09%) Validation
8 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.09%) B2C
8 6 (9.09%) Project Management
8 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 5 (7.58%) User Stories
9 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 18 (27.27%) PHP
4 16 (24.24%) Java
5 14 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.55%) Scala
7 3 (4.55%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) PHP5
9 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) HL7
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) hybris
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.03%) Telerik
6 1 (1.52%) Intalio
6 1 (1.52%) Zend
6 1 (1.52%) Ektron
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