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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 126 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Ajax 15 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.64% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 2.49% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 21
Median daily rate £288 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £388 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.78 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-18.29% -1.79%
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
776 804 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.29% 25.82% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 559 555
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Ajax Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 5 £306 +0.82% 6
Devon +2 4 £138 -54.91%
Wiltshire -13 3 £319 -15.00%
Dorset - 2 £225 - 2
Gloucestershire -3 1 - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 23 (79.31%) CSS
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) jQuery
5 15 (51.72%) .NET
6 13 (44.83%) Front End Development
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
8 11 (37.93%) HTML5
9 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
10 9 (31.03%) JSON
10 9 (31.03%) CSS3
10 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
11 8 (27.59%) Web Development
11 8 (27.59%) C#
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) PHP
12 7 (24.14%) XML
12 7 (24.14%) MVC
12 7 (24.14%) CMS
12 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
12 7 (24.14%) User Experience
13 6 (20.69%) Sass
13 6 (20.69%) MySQL
14 5 (17.24%) XHTML
14 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 5 (17.24%) OO
14 5 (17.24%) Scrum
14 5 (17.24%) Finance

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) DB2
6 1 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Grunt
4 2 (6.90%) gulp
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) HTML Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.45%) GUI Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Siebel Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) CSS
1 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) jQuery
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) CSS3
5 9 (31.03%) JSON
6 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
6 7 (24.14%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) Sass
8 5 (17.24%) XHTML
9 4 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (10.34%) Ember.js
10 3 (10.34%) LESS
11 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 2 (6.90%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Social Media
4 3 (10.34%) W3C
5 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Front End Development
3 8 (27.59%) Web Development
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Infographics
6 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) Web Design
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (10.34%) SEO
7 3 (10.34%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.90%) Online Marketing
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) VB
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.34%) VBA
5 3 (10.34%) VBScript
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MBA
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) BEA
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Siebel
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.45%) WorldPay