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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 110 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 33 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.13% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 4.25% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 26
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £350 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
837 588 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.94% 26.57% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 392 368
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Gloucestershire -12 9 £400 - 5
Wiltshire -13 7 £445 - 3
Bristol -24 6 £320 -3.39% 6
Devon -10 5 - - 4
Dorset -3 3 - - 3
Somerset - 2 £315 - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (93.33%) HTML
2 61 (81.33%) JavaScript
3 60 (80.00%) CSS
4 53 (70.67%) jQuery
5 28 (37.33%) MySQL
5 28 (37.33%) SQL
5 28 (37.33%) MVC
6 27 (36.00%) XML
7 26 (34.67%) Java
7 26 (34.67%) .NET
8 24 (32.00%) Spring
9 23 (30.67%) C#
9 23 (30.67%) HTML5
10 22 (29.33%) PHP
11 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET
12 19 (25.33%) Scrum
13 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (24.00%) Web Services
13 18 (24.00%) CSS3
14 17 (22.67%) Tomcat
15 15 (20.00%) UML
15 15 (20.00%) JSP
16 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.33%) TDD
17 13 (17.33%) Struts
17 13 (17.33%) JSON
18 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
19 11 (14.67%) OOP
19 11 (14.67%) Linux
19 11 (14.67%) Subversion

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (22.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.00%) Drupal
4 6 (8.00%) Confluence
5 5 (6.67%) ColdFusion
5 5 (6.67%) CMS
5 5 (6.67%) Railo
6 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.67%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.67%) Escenic
7 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.33%) Node.js
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) MySQL
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.33%) MS Access
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Subversion
1 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) JUnit
3 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.67%) NuGet
5 2 (2.67%) NUnit
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.33%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (93.33%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.33%) PHP Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Java Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Hybris Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 6 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (93.33%) HTML
2 60 (80.00%) CSS
3 53 (70.67%) jQuery
4 27 (36.00%) XML
5 26 (34.67%) .NET
6 24 (32.00%) Spring
7 23 (30.67%) HTML5
8 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 18 (24.00%) Web Services
9 18 (24.00%) CSS3
10 15 (20.00%) JSP
11 13 (17.33%) Struts
11 13 (17.33%) JSON
12 11 (14.67%) Spring MVC
12 11 (14.67%) Hibernate
13 10 (13.33%) JDBC
14 9 (12.00%) REST
15 8 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Open Source
2 6 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.67%) GIS
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) DTV
5 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
6 1 (1.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) UNIX
3 3 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) MVC
2 19 (25.33%) Scrum
3 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.00%) UML
5 13 (17.33%) TDD
6 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.67%) OOP
8 9 (12.00%) OOD
9 8 (10.67%) OO
9 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) SEO
11 6 (8.00%) Validation
11 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.00%) B2C
11 6 (8.00%) Project Management
11 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.00%) User Stories
11 6 (8.00%) Kanban
11 6 (8.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) JavaScript
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 26 (34.67%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) C#
5 22 (29.33%) PHP
6 7 (9.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.67%) CFML
8 4 (5.33%) C++
8 4 (5.33%) PHP5
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
9 3 (4.00%) VB
10 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.00%) hybris
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) SAP
3 3 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Kofax
5 1 (1.33%) KANA
5 1 (1.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.33%) F5
5 1 (1.33%) Talend
5 1 (1.33%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
Swindon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cirencester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago