The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 60 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 21 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.64% 1.74% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 7.69% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Average daily rate
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£308 £235 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.85% -22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.85 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.30% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 £11.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £11.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 130 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.50% 22.65% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 84 73
Average daily rate £356 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
South Wales +3 19 £308 +30.85% 6
West Wales -22 2 - -
North Wales - - - - 2
Ajax
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 38 (97.44%) HTML
1 38 (97.44%) CSS
2 36 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 30 (76.92%) jQuery
4 28 (71.79%) HTML5
5 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (46.15%) CSS3
7 16 (41.03%) PHP
7 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 16 (41.03%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) Web Design
9 11 (28.21%) User Experience
10 10 (25.64%) Coaching
10 10 (25.64%) XML
10 10 (25.64%) OO
10 10 (25.64%) JSF
10 10 (25.64%) JSON
11 9 (23.08%) Scala
11 9 (23.08%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
12 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
12 8 (20.51%) REST
12 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (20.51%) BDD
12 8 (20.51%) Spring
12 8 (20.51%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (20.51%) Jasmine
13 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
13 7 (17.95%) Subversion
13 7 (17.95%) WCAG

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) MS Access
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (20.51%) Jasmine
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.26%) QUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.69%) Hudson
4 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Trac
5 2 (5.13%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) JMeter
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) Grunt
6 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) UI Designer
4 7 (17.95%) PHP Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Designer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 6 (15.38%) UI Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) Web Designer
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Web Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) HTML
1 38 (97.44%) CSS
2 30 (76.92%) jQuery
3 28 (71.79%) HTML5
4 18 (46.15%) CSS3
5 10 (25.64%) XML
5 10 (25.64%) JSF
5 10 (25.64%) JSON
6 8 (20.51%) REST
6 8 (20.51%) Spring
6 8 (20.51%) PrimeFaces
7 6 (15.38%) Velocity
8 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
8 5 (12.82%) Play Framework
9 4 (10.26%) Sass
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.26%) .NET
9 4 (10.26%) Web Services
9 4 (10.26%) JPA
9 4 (10.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
2 2 (5.13%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Android
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) Web Design
4 10 (25.64%) Coaching
4 10 (25.64%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (20.51%) BDD
6 7 (17.95%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (17.95%) OOP
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) UML
9 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) PHP
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Scala
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 5 (12.82%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) WCAG
1 7 (17.95%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Zend
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