The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ajax
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 92 64
Rank change year-on-year +25 -28  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 4 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.066% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 0.32% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
Median daily rate £350 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +69.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £550 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +22.85% -5.40%  

Ajax is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 263 315 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 28.96% 20.74% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 181 165
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Ajax as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Edinburgh

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ajax in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Edinburgh

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Edinburgh

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (12.50%) Grunt
7 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
7 1 (12.50%) Android Development
7 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) React Native
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Animation
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) OpenText
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin