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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 118 116 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs citing Ajax 28 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 1.05% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 4.40% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 29
Average daily rate £415 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £34.18
% change year-on-year
+64.17% -1.97%
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
834 772 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.74% 23.87% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 511 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -5 10 £425 +15.25% 2
Gloucestershire +16 8 £415 +18.57%
Bristol -3 7 £360 -7.09% 7
Somerset - 3 £425 - 3
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 73 (98.65%) HTML
1 73 (98.65%) JavaScript
2 66 (89.19%) CSS
3 45 (60.81%) jQuery
4 43 (58.11%) HTML5
5 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (43.24%) XML
7 29 (39.19%) JSON
8 24 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
10 21 (28.38%) SQL
11 20 (27.03%) .NET
12 19 (25.68%) Siebel
13 18 (24.32%) Change Control
14 17 (22.97%) Technical Analysis
14 17 (22.97%) RequireJS
14 17 (22.97%) EAI
14 17 (22.97%) Oracle
15 16 (21.62%) Web Services
15 16 (21.62%) Scrum
15 16 (21.62%) Finance
16 15 (20.27%) XHTML
17 14 (18.92%) CRM
17 14 (18.92%) Java
17 14 (18.92%) CSS3
18 13 (17.57%) Data Mining
18 13 (17.57%) UML
19 12 (16.22%) JSP
19 12 (16.22%) Front End Development
20 11 (14.86%) Git (software)

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (14.86%) Tomcat
1 11 (14.86%) WebSphere
1 11 (14.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) Data Mining
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
3 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (6.76%) MySQL
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) MS Access
7 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.70%) Redis
8 1 (1.35%) DB2
8 1 (1.35%) Informix
8 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Grunt
4 2 (2.70%) gulp
4 2 (2.70%) JDeveloper
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (95.95%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Siebel Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.51%) HTML Developer
6 9 (12.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (10.81%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.76%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.05%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.70%) LAMP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Sitecore Developer
12 1 (1.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (98.65%) HTML
2 66 (89.19%) CSS
3 45 (60.81%) jQuery
4 43 (58.11%) HTML5
5 32 (43.24%) XML
6 29 (39.19%) JSON
7 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
8 20 (27.03%) .NET
9 17 (22.97%) RequireJS
10 16 (21.62%) Web Services
11 15 (20.27%) XHTML
12 14 (18.92%) CSS3
13 12 (16.22%) JSP
14 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
14 11 (14.86%) Struts
15 10 (13.51%) Apache Camel
15 10 (13.51%) Spring
16 9 (12.16%) Java EE
16 9 (12.16%) JSF
16 9 (12.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Change Control
3 17 (22.97%) EAI
3 17 (22.97%) Technical Analysis
4 16 (21.62%) Scrum
5 14 (18.92%) CRM
6 13 (17.57%) UML
7 12 (16.22%) Front End Development
8 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 10 (13.51%) Web Development
9 9 (12.16%) High Availability
10 8 (10.81%) TDD
11 7 (9.46%) Software Delivery
12 6 (8.11%) MVC
13 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.41%) Analytics
14 4 (5.41%) OO
14 4 (5.41%) SDLC
14 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
15 3 (4.05%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 73 (98.65%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 10 (13.51%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) PHP
5 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) C++
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Python
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) VBA
6 2 (2.70%) XQuery
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Siebel
2 17 (22.97%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) IBM
4 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.05%) Zend
6 2 (2.70%) Informatica
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) BEA
7 1 (1.35%) Ektron
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) Kony
7 1 (1.35%) Sybase
7 1 (1.35%) Telerik
7 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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