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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 109 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 39 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.52% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 5.63% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 26
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£345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
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
802 604 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 27.01% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 414 343
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 11 £450 +41.73% 5
Gloucestershire -7 10 £400 - 3
Devon -19 5 - - 5
Bristol -22 5 £320 -1.53% 5
Dorset 0 3 - - 3
Somerset -11 3 £340 +9.67% 2
Cornwall - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (89.61%) HTML
2 65 (84.42%) JavaScript
3 60 (77.92%) CSS
4 52 (67.53%) jQuery
5 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (36.36%) MVC
6 28 (36.36%) XML
7 27 (35.06%) SQL
8 26 (33.77%) Java
9 25 (32.47%) .NET
9 25 (32.47%) MySQL
10 24 (31.17%) Spring
11 23 (29.87%) C#
12 22 (28.57%) HTML5
13 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 19 (24.68%) PHP
14 19 (24.68%) Web Services
14 19 (24.68%) Scrum
15 17 (22.08%) Tomcat
15 17 (22.08%) CSS3
16 15 (19.48%) JSP
17 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 14 (18.18%) UML
17 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 14 (18.18%) JSON
18 13 (16.88%) Linux
18 13 (16.88%) TDD
19 12 (15.58%) Struts
19 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
20 11 (14.29%) Hibernate

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (22.08%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.79%) Confluence
4 6 (7.79%) Apache
5 5 (6.49%) ColdFusion
5 5 (6.49%) Drupal
5 5 (6.49%) Railo
6 4 (5.19%) CMS
7 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.60%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (2.60%) Escenic
8 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.60%) IIS
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.30%) Node.js
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) MySQL
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.30%) MS Access
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) Subversion
3 8 (10.39%) JUnit
4 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.79%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.60%) NuGet
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.60%) NUnit
7 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (93.51%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) PHP Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Hybris Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.49%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (6.49%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Designer
8 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Web Designer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (89.61%) HTML
2 60 (77.92%) CSS
3 52 (67.53%) jQuery
4 28 (36.36%) XML
5 25 (32.47%) .NET
6 24 (31.17%) Spring
7 22 (28.57%) HTML5
8 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 19 (24.68%) Web Services
10 17 (22.08%) CSS3
11 15 (19.48%) JSP
12 14 (18.18%) JSON
13 12 (15.58%) Struts
14 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
15 10 (12.99%) Spring MVC
15 10 (12.99%) JDBC
16 9 (11.69%) REST
17 8 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 7 (9.09%) J2EE
18 7 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) GIS
1 5 (6.49%) Open Source
1 5 (6.49%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) DTV
3 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) MVC
3 19 (24.68%) Scrum
4 14 (18.18%) UML
5 13 (16.88%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.69%) OOD
7 9 (11.69%) OOP
7 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Kanban
9 6 (7.79%) Data Validation
9 6 (7.79%) Project Management
9 6 (7.79%) SEO
9 6 (7.79%) Validation
9 6 (7.79%) OO
9 6 (7.79%) B2C
9 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (84.42%) JavaScript
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 26 (33.77%) Java
4 23 (29.87%) C#
5 19 (24.68%) PHP
6 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) CFML
8 4 (5.19%) PHP5
8 4 (5.19%) C++
8 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.90%) VB
9 3 (3.90%) Scala
10 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.30%) C
11 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) hybris
3 7 (9.09%) IBM
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) Kofax
7 1 (1.30%) KANA
7 1 (1.30%) Zend
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Talend