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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 115 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 23 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 5.32% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 12
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£375 £315 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £337 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.30 £43.25 £29.21
% change year-on-year
-6.82% +48.06%
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
764 790 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.43% 27.04% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 548 306
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 £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Somerset +17 7 £388 - 6
Wiltshire +4 5 £375 +15.38% 4
Devon -1 4 £305 +2.95% 3
Bristol -21 3 £300 +9.09% 9
Dorset -1 2 £250 +42.85% 5
Gloucestershire -12 2 £350 +11.11% 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 54 (98.18%) HTML
2 49 (89.09%) JavaScript
3 44 (80.00%) CSS
4 29 (52.73%) jQuery
5 25 (45.45%) HTML5
6 23 (41.82%) .NET
7 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (36.36%) MVC
9 19 (34.55%) C#
9 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.27%) Web Services
12 14 (25.45%) Java
12 14 (25.45%) CSS3
13 13 (23.64%) SQL
14 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
14 12 (21.82%) Spring
15 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 10 (18.18%) PHP
16 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
17 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
17 8 (14.55%) JSP
17 8 (14.55%) XML
17 8 (14.55%) XSLT
18 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
18 7 (12.73%) TDD
18 7 (12.73%) Retail
18 7 (12.73%) Web Design
18 7 (12.73%) XHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.45%) Node.js
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) JUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (94.55%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.64%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) HTML
2 44 (80.00%) CSS
3 29 (52.73%) jQuery
4 25 (45.45%) HTML5
5 23 (41.82%) .NET
6 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (27.27%) Web Services
8 14 (25.45%) CSS3
9 12 (21.82%) Spring
10 8 (14.55%) JSP
10 8 (14.55%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) XSLT
11 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
11 7 (12.73%) XHTML
11 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.91%) JDBC
13 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
13 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (7.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.27%) iPad
4 3 (5.45%) DTV
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) W3C
6 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) MVC
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) Web Design
4 7 (12.73%) SOA
4 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.91%) CRM
5 6 (10.91%) OOD
5 6 (10.91%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) Content Management
7 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.64%) Analytics
8 2 (3.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) JavaScript
2 19 (34.55%) C#
3 14 (25.45%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 10 (18.18%) PHP
6 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.27%) VBScript
7 4 (7.27%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) PHP5
8 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) hybris
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Google
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