The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 33 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Ajax 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.56% 0.66% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.52% 2.42% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£381 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 124 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.48% 27.25% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 80 34
Average daily rate £388 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) XSLT
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 7 (35.00%) JSP
7 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) Retail
7 7 (35.00%) Spring
7 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) JDBC
8 6 (30.00%) JUnit
8 6 (30.00%) OOD
8 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (20.00%) CMS
10 4 (20.00%) C++
10 4 (20.00%) XML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) XSLT
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 7 (35.00%) JSP
7 7 (35.00%) Spring
7 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
8 6 (30.00%) JDBC
9 5 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) Sass
11 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (10.00%) JSON
11 2 (10.00%) WCF
11 2 (10.00%) Flash
11 2 (10.00%) HTML5
11 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) OOD
3 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Web Usability
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle