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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 94 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 12 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.15% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 0.64% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £425 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £326
% change year-on-year - +14.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +16.92% -18.29%  

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 306 312 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.71% 23.55% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 172 136
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 12 (75.00%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) Web Development
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
6 8 (50.00%) C#
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) VB
7 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
8 6 (37.50%) React
8 6 (37.50%) jQuery
8 6 (37.50%) VB6
8 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (31.25%) COM+
10 4 (25.00%) Web Services
10 4 (25.00%) HTML5
10 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 3 (18.75%) Vue.js
11 3 (18.75%) Aurelia
11 3 (18.75%) gulp
11 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (18.75%) Grunt
11 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (18.75%) Sass
11 3 (18.75%) LESS

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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Grunt
1 3 (18.75%) gulp
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) VB Developer
3 5 (31.25%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) React
6 5 (31.25%) COM+
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Aurelia
8 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
8 3 (18.75%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) LESS
8 3 (18.75%) Sass
8 3 (18.75%) Vue.js
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
9 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Animation
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) VB
4 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 6 (37.50%) VB6
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Xamarin