The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 31 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 21 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.18% 4.01% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.38% 14.10% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 78 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.94% 28.47% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 21
Average daily rate £375 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.57%
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the Southampton region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the Southampton region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) JSON
3 23 (88.46%) RESTful
4 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
6 19 (73.08%) CSS
7 17 (65.38%) Web Services
8 16 (61.54%) Java
8 16 (61.54%) TDD
8 16 (61.54%) Spring
8 16 (61.54%) Selenium
9 15 (57.69%) Mockito
9 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
9 15 (57.69%) Maven
9 15 (57.69%) JUnit
9 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
10 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (42.31%) jQuery
11 11 (42.31%) HTML
11 11 (42.31%) XML
12 10 (38.46%) Linux
12 10 (38.46%) Scrum
12 10 (38.46%) Puppet
12 10 (38.46%) HTML5
12 10 (38.46%) CSS3
13 9 (34.62%) BDD
13 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
13 9 (34.62%) MVC
14 8 (30.77%) Internet
14 8 (30.77%) JPA

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon S3
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 16 (61.54%) Selenium
3 15 (57.69%) Mockito
3 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
3 15 (57.69%) Maven
3 15 (57.69%) JUnit
4 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
4 5 (19.23%) Subversion
5 3 (11.54%) RSpec
6 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) JSON
2 23 (88.46%) RESTful
3 19 (73.08%) CSS
4 17 (65.38%) Web Services
5 16 (61.54%) Spring
6 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
7 11 (42.31%) jQuery
7 11 (42.31%) HTML
7 11 (42.31%) XML
8 10 (38.46%) HTML5
8 10 (38.46%) CSS3
9 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
10 8 (30.77%) JPA
11 4 (15.38%) Google Maps API
11 4 (15.38%) Leaflet
12 2 (7.69%) REST
13 1 (3.85%) PostGIS
13 1 (3.85%) Java SE
13 1 (3.85%) Java EE
13 1 (3.85%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) BDD
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) OO
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
7 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (19.23%) Change Control
8 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Kanban
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) Java
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VirtualBox
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle