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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 111 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 28 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 2.13% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 8.67% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 20
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£350 £283 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £123 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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
767 611 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.40% 24.54% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +2 10 £369 +27.15% 3
Bristol -13 9 £313 +7.75% 17
Dorset -5 2 £273 - 12
Gloucestershire -18 2 £350 +12.00% 6
Devon -10 1 - - 5
Somerset - - - - 11
Cornwall - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (94.81%) JavaScript
2 69 (89.61%) HTML
3 62 (80.52%) CSS
4 41 (53.25%) jQuery
5 29 (37.66%) HTML5
6 27 (35.06%) Java
6 27 (35.06%) SQL
7 26 (33.77%) XML
8 22 (28.57%) MVC
8 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (28.57%) CSS3
9 21 (27.27%) C#
10 19 (24.68%) .NET
11 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET
12 17 (22.08%) Spring
13 16 (20.78%) Linux
14 15 (19.48%) JSON
14 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
15 14 (18.18%) JSP
16 13 (16.88%) Web Services
17 12 (15.58%) JDBC
17 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
18 11 (14.29%) PHP
18 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
19 10 (12.99%) SOA
19 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
19 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
20 9 (11.69%) Spring Security
20 9 (11.69%) Apple iOS
20 9 (11.69%) Tomcat

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
1 9 (11.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 5 (6.49%) Railo
3 5 (6.49%) ColdFusion
3 5 (6.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.90%) Drupal
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.30%) WordPress
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Broadband
1 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
2 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.49%) Axure RP
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.49%) Maven
5 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 4 (5.19%) NetBeans
5 4 (5.19%) Ant
5 4 (5.19%) JUnit
5 4 (5.19%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) jMock
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.30%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (10.39%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Designer
8 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Web Designer
9 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) UI Designer
11 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (3.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 3 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (89.61%) HTML
2 62 (80.52%) CSS
3 41 (53.25%) jQuery
4 29 (37.66%) HTML5
5 26 (33.77%) XML
6 22 (28.57%) CSS3
7 19 (24.68%) .NET
8 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.08%) Spring
10 15 (19.48%) JSON
11 14 (18.18%) JSP
12 13 (16.88%) Web Services
13 12 (15.58%) JDBC
14 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
15 9 (11.69%) Spring Security
15 9 (11.69%) Struts
16 8 (10.39%) SAML
16 8 (10.39%) XHTML
16 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
17 7 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) GIS
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Physics
5 2 (2.60%) iPad
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.39%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) MVC
1 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) SOA
3 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
5 7 (9.09%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) OOD
6 6 (7.79%) UML
6 6 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.49%) Information Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) OOP
7 5 (6.49%) Web Development
8 4 (5.19%) Web Design
8 4 (5.19%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) ITIL
8 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) JavaScript
2 27 (35.06%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 21 (27.27%) C#
4 11 (14.29%) PHP
5 9 (11.69%) C++
6 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.49%) CFML
8 3 (3.90%) PHP5
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) C
10 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) MCSD
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) WCAG
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) IBM
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) hybris
5 1 (1.30%) Trapeze
5 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Google
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