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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 114 120 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.75% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 2.71% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £345 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.41% +8.77%
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
828 849 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.92% 27.86% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 587 375
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 19 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bristol -12 8 £316 -4.16% 6
Devon -1 4 £305 -2.40%
Gloucestershire -4 4 £350 -10.82% 2
Dorset -1 3 £300 +71.42% 4
Wiltshire -5 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Somerset +5 2 £388 +33.62% 5
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 52 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 49 (84.48%) CSS
4 34 (58.62%) jQuery
5 27 (46.55%) HTML5
6 24 (41.38%) .NET
7 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (34.48%) C#
9 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
9 18 (31.03%) CSS3
10 17 (29.31%) MVC
11 15 (25.86%) Web Services
12 14 (24.14%) XML
13 13 (22.41%) PHP
13 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
14 12 (20.69%) Windows
15 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
16 10 (17.24%) Linux
16 10 (17.24%) SQL
16 10 (17.24%) Java
16 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
17 9 (15.52%) User Experience
17 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
17 9 (15.52%) Web Development
18 8 (13.79%) Spring
18 8 (13.79%) Finance
18 8 (13.79%) XHTML
18 8 (13.79%) SOAP
18 8 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.62%) Node.js
4 4 (6.90%) CMS
5 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) Drupal
6 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.72%) Liferay
7 1 (1.72%) Confluence
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Telnet
3 1 (1.72%) SSH
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) MySQL
3 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Firebug
4 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Publishing
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 49 (84.48%) CSS
3 34 (58.62%) jQuery
4 27 (46.55%) HTML5
5 24 (41.38%) .NET
6 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 18 (31.03%) CSS3
7 15 (25.86%) Web Services
8 14 (24.14%) XML
9 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 8 (13.79%) SOAP
10 8 (13.79%) XHTML
10 8 (13.79%) Spring
11 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
12 6 (10.34%) Backbone.js
13 5 (8.62%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (8.62%) Spring MVC
13 5 (8.62%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (8.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) DTV
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) W3C
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
3 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.72%) webOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) MVC
3 9 (15.52%) Web Development
4 8 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.34%) Web Design
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.90%) Content Management
7 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.90%) Web Usability
7 4 (6.90%) OOD
7 4 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) ETL
8 3 (5.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) PHP
4 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 10 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) VBScript
5 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) PHP5
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) MCSD
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Zenoss
1 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.72%) logstash
2 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Apple
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) hybris
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) CA
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.72%) Ektron
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