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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
England / South West
Rank 101 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 38 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 3.19% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 21
Median daily rate £413 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £282 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £31.10
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +76.87%

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
765 784 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.39% 26.55% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 554 509
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +6 15 £413 -2.94% 1
Bristol 0 7 £325 +1.56% 9
Somerset +1 4 £475 +11.76% 4
Devon - 3 £438 - 4
Dorset - 3 £381 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 2 £365 -12.04% 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 66 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 62 (89.86%) HTML
3 61 (88.41%) CSS
4 43 (62.32%) jQuery
5 38 (55.07%) C#
5 38 (55.07%) .NET
6 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET
8 26 (37.68%) Finance
9 25 (36.23%) Front End Development
10 24 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (33.33%) User Experience
12 22 (31.88%) Web Development
12 22 (31.88%) Windows
12 22 (31.88%) SQL
13 20 (28.99%) Sass
14 19 (27.54%) HTML5
14 19 (27.54%) Content Management
14 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
15 18 (26.09%) Oracle
15 18 (26.09%) IIS
15 18 (26.09%) XSLT
15 18 (26.09%) Flash
15 18 (26.09%) CMS
15 18 (26.09%) Sitecore
16 17 (24.64%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
16 17 (24.64%) MVC
16 17 (24.64%) W3C
16 17 (24.64%) XML

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 18 (26.09%) CMS
1 18 (26.09%) IIS
2 17 (24.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.25%) JBoss
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Drupal
7 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.45%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.45%) SilverStripe
7 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.90%) Magento
3 1 (1.45%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.90%) DB2
8 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.45%) Informix
9 1 (1.45%) MS Access
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
3 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.70%) JUnit
4 6 (8.70%) Subversion
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.35%) Ant
6 3 (4.35%) Apache Buildr
6 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.35%) jMock
6 3 (4.35%) Maven
6 3 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) Gradle
7 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.14%) Electronics
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (89.86%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) .NET Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (21.74%) Sitecore Developer
4 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (10.14%) HTML Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Developer
8 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (89.86%) HTML
2 61 (88.41%) CSS
3 43 (62.32%) jQuery
4 38 (55.07%) .NET
5 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET
6 20 (28.99%) Sass
7 19 (27.54%) HTML5
8 18 (26.09%) Flash
8 18 (26.09%) XSLT
9 17 (24.64%) XML
10 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 15 (21.74%) CSS3
10 15 (21.74%) Web Services
11 14 (20.29%) JSON
12 12 (17.39%) Backbone.js
13 10 (14.49%) RESTful
14 9 (13.04%) JSP
14 9 (13.04%) Spring
15 8 (11.59%) SOAP
15 8 (11.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) User Experience
2 17 (24.64%) W3C
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) RIA
4 3 (4.35%) Social Media
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) webOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Front End Development
3 22 (31.88%) Web Development
4 19 (27.54%) Content Management
5 17 (24.64%) MVC
6 16 (23.19%) Scrum
7 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.49%) TDD
8 7 (10.14%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.25%) OOP
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (7.25%) SOA
11 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.80%) SDLC
12 3 (4.35%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.35%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 66 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 38 (55.07%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) ActionScript
5 13 (18.84%) Java
6 8 (11.59%) PHP
6 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) VB6
10 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
1 18 (26.09%) Sitecore
2 15 (21.74%) Apple
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.14%) SAP
5 5 (7.25%) ATG
6 4 (5.80%) Adobe
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) BEA
8 2 (2.90%) Sencha
8 2 (2.90%) webMethods
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) OpenText
9 1 (1.45%) Sybase
9 1 (1.45%) Telerik
9 1 (1.45%) VeriFone
9 1 (1.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.45%) WorldPay
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