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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 40 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.98% 1.53% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 8.33% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-16.43% +41.85%
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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
113 60 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.92% 18.35% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 33
Average daily rate £353 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 21 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 10 (66.67%) Maven
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 10 (66.67%) Selenium
4 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 10 (66.67%) Mockito
4 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) Vagrant
5 7 (46.67%) VirtualBox
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (46.67%) JPA
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Spring MVC
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) JUnit
6 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (40.00%) Puppet
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
1 10 (66.67%) Mockito
1 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) RSpec
3 3 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) JSON
3 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 7 (46.67%) JPA
4 7 (46.67%) Spring MVC
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) Servlets
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Struts
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Flash
6 3 (20.00%) JTS
6 3 (20.00%) PostGIS
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VirtualBox
2 4 (26.67%) Docker
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Vagrant
2 6 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) BT