The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 144 106
Rank change year-on-year +55 -38  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 28 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.27% 0.24% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 1.05% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 14
Median daily rate £388 £423 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +22.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £326
% change year-on-year +2.38% +12.26%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 650 667 621
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.49% 22.67% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 387 291
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £269 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £439 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in Scotland

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in Scotland

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in Scotland

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 14 £388 +21.09% 2
Edinburgh +26 12 £388 -8.82% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) HTML
3 20 (57.14%) CSS
4 17 (48.57%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) .NET
7 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (31.43%) Web Development
8 11 (31.43%) HTML5
9 10 (28.57%) C#
9 10 (28.57%) CSS3
10 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
10 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
10 9 (25.71%) jQuery
11 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle
11 8 (22.86%) React
12 7 (20.00%) REST
12 7 (20.00%) VB
12 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
13 6 (17.14%) OO
13 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
13 6 (17.14%) Finance
13 6 (17.14%) Python
13 6 (17.14%) VB6
13 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (14.29%) Sass
14 5 (14.29%) LESS
14 5 (14.29%) User Experience

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (11.43%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Grunt
3 3 (8.57%) gulp
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) Mockito
5 1 (2.86%) Moq
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Designer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 5 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Designer
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 11 (31.43%) HTML5
5 10 (28.57%) CSS3
6 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.71%) jQuery
7 8 (22.86%) React
8 7 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (14.29%) Apache Flex
10 5 (14.29%) COM+
10 5 (14.29%) JSON
10 5 (14.29%) LESS
10 5 (14.29%) Sass
10 5 (14.29%) XML
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.43%) Ext JS
12 3 (8.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) W3C
3 2 (5.71%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Web Development
3 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
4 6 (17.14%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Process Management
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) C#
5 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.00%) VB
6 6 (17.14%) Python
6 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (17.14%) VB6
7 4 (11.43%) Prolog
8 3 (8.57%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) OpenText
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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