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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 61 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.80% 1.65% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 8.57% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
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£320 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.95% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £221 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £313 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.85 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.30% -36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £11.50 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
Ajax
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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
258 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.12% 19.20% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 68 84
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
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 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -10 12 £320 +31.95% 7
West Wales -14 2 - -
North Wales - - - - 3
Ajax
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 34 (87.18%) CSS
3 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (74.36%) jQuery
5 24 (61.54%) HTML5
6 15 (38.46%) CSS3
7 14 (35.90%) Scala
7 14 (35.90%) Java
7 14 (35.90%) MVC
8 13 (33.33%) Jasmine
9 12 (30.77%) User Experience
9 12 (30.77%) BDD
9 12 (30.77%) Spring
10 11 (28.21%) TDD
10 11 (28.21%) Coaching
10 11 (28.21%) REST
11 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 10 (25.64%) JSF
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
12 9 (23.08%) Subversion
12 9 (23.08%) PHP
12 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
12 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
12 9 (23.08%) Play Framework
13 8 (20.51%) PrimeFaces
13 8 (20.51%) HTTP
13 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.95%) J2EE
14 7 (17.95%) Scrum

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) MS Access
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.08%) Subversion
4 6 (15.38%) JUnit
5 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.26%) QUnit
5 4 (10.26%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Trac
6 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.69%) Hudson
7 2 (5.13%) Ant
7 2 (5.13%) Maven
7 2 (5.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Grunt
8 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (2.56%) Electronics
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Web Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) UI Designer
3 7 (17.95%) Designer
4 6 (15.38%) UI Programmer
4 6 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Web Designer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Scala Developer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) HTML
1 34 (87.18%) CSS
2 29 (74.36%) jQuery
3 24 (61.54%) HTML5
4 15 (38.46%) CSS3
5 12 (30.77%) Spring
6 11 (28.21%) REST
7 10 (25.64%) JSF
8 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 9 (23.08%) Play Framework
9 8 (20.51%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (17.95%) J2EE
10 7 (17.95%) JSON
11 6 (15.38%) Velocity
12 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
13 4 (10.26%) JPA
13 4 (10.26%) RESTful
13 4 (10.26%) Sass
13 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
13 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
2 2 (5.13%) Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
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 Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) BDD
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
4 11 (28.21%) Coaching
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (15.38%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (12.82%) Web Design
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.13%) DevOps
10 2 (5.13%) UML
10 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) Scala
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) PHP
5 6 (15.38%) Python
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
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%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
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