The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 33 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.82% 0.64% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 3.33% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.31% 19.29% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 35 30
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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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 30 July 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 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) jQuery
4 13 (68.42%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
6 8 (42.11%) CSS3
7 7 (36.84%) Sass
7 7 (36.84%) Apache
8 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
8 6 (31.58%) Maven
8 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
9 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) JSON
9 5 (26.32%) Selenium
9 5 (26.32%) MVC
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 5 (26.32%) Mockito
9 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
9 5 (26.32%) RESTful
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (21.05%) Open Source
10 4 (21.05%) Puppet
10 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (36.84%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Mockito
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.79%) Grunt
3 3 (15.79%) RSpec
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UI Programmer
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) jQuery
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) Spring
5 8 (42.11%) HTML5
5 8 (42.11%) CSS3
6 7 (36.84%) Sass
7 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
8 5 (26.32%) JSON
8 5 (26.32%) RESTful
9 4 (21.05%) JSP
9 4 (21.05%) Struts
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) Spring MVC
9 4 (21.05%) JPA
10 3 (15.79%) Flash
10 3 (15.79%) JTS
10 3 (15.79%) Servlets
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Linked Data
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) TDD
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Kanban
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter