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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 110 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 24 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 1.07% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 4.31% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £370 £705
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 £30.50 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
840 534 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.41% 24.92% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 365 334
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £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 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 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 30 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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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
Bristol -16 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Wiltshire -7 6 £325 - 1
Dorset +3 3 £175 -50.00% 6
Devon -12 3 £313 -7.40% 3
Gloucestershire -19 3 £396 +72.28% 2
Somerset - 1 £290 - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 54 (87.10%) HTML
2 45 (72.58%) JavaScript
2 45 (72.58%) CSS
3 42 (67.74%) jQuery
4 27 (43.55%) .NET
5 25 (40.32%) MySQL
6 24 (38.71%) MVC
7 23 (37.10%) C#
8 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
9 20 (32.26%) Web Services
9 20 (32.26%) XML
10 19 (30.65%) Spring
11 18 (29.03%) Java
11 18 (29.03%) HTML5
12 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.81%) PHP
13 16 (25.81%) SQL
13 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (25.81%) Scrum
14 15 (24.19%) TDD
15 13 (20.97%) CSS3
16 12 (19.35%) Subversion
16 12 (19.35%) UML
16 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
17 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
17 11 (17.74%) JSON
17 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
18 10 (16.13%) Linux
18 10 (16.13%) Finance
19 9 (14.52%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.68%) Confluence
3 5 (8.06%) Drupal
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
5 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) Escenic
6 2 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) Node.js
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) SSL
2 3 (4.84%) VPN
2 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.84%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) MySQL
2 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Subversion
2 8 (12.90%) JUnit
3 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.68%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) NUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.84%) NuGet
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.84%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.61%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (88.71%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.97%) PHP Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.06%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (8.06%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Programmer
10 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (87.10%) HTML
2 45 (72.58%) CSS
3 42 (67.74%) jQuery
4 27 (43.55%) .NET
5 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
6 20 (32.26%) Web Services
6 20 (32.26%) XML
7 19 (30.65%) Spring
8 18 (29.03%) HTML5
9 13 (20.97%) CSS3
10 11 (17.74%) JSON
10 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
11 9 (14.52%) JSP
12 7 (11.29%) Struts
12 7 (11.29%) REST
13 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
13 6 (9.68%) J2EE
13 6 (9.68%) XSD
13 6 (9.68%) JSF
14 5 (8.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.06%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.84%) DTV
3 3 (4.84%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) iSeries
5 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) MVC
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Scrum
3 15 (24.19%) TDD
4 12 (19.35%) UML
4 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.90%) OOP
7 7 (11.29%) SEO
7 7 (11.29%) OOD
7 7 (11.29%) Kanban
8 6 (9.68%) Data Validation
8 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.68%) B2C
8 6 (9.68%) Validation
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 16 (25.81%) PHP
4 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.84%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) Scala
7 2 (3.23%) PHP5
7 2 (3.23%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
1 9 (14.52%) hybris
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) Kofax
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) KANA
5 1 (1.61%) Talend
5 1 (1.61%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.61%) F5
5 1 (1.61%) Ektron
5 1 (1.61%) Zend
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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