Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 165 163
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -40
Contract jobs citing Ajax 46 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.92% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 1.75% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 15
Scotland median daily rate £388 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £356 £317 £263
90th Percentile £530 £528 £425
UK median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% +0.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £39.13 £37.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year +4.33% +11.77% -8.77%

Ajax is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1343 1203 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.88% 27.34% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 728 672
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 29 £388 -3.13% 2
Glasgow -5 16 £388 -3.13% 2
Stirling - 1 £338 -
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 41 (89.13%) JavaScript
2 34 (73.91%) HTML
2 34 (73.91%) CSS
3 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 22 (47.83%) AngularJS
4 21 (45.65%) XML
5 19 (41.30%) REST
6 18 (39.13%) Java
7 17 (36.96%) SOAP
8 16 (34.78%) Web Services
8 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 16 (34.78%) .NET
9 13 (28.26%) GitHub
10 12 (26.09%) Analytics
10 12 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (26.09%) ServiceNow
10 12 (26.09%) Presales
10 12 (26.09%) ITSM
10 12 (26.09%) Workflow
10 12 (26.09%) HTML5
10 12 (26.09%) jQuery
11 11 (23.91%) RESTful
11 11 (23.91%) Banking
12 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (19.57%) CSS3
13 9 (19.57%) Web Development
13 9 (19.57%) Front End Development
13 9 (19.57%) React
14 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (17.39%) VB.NET

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 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) IIS
1 6 (13.04%) JBoss
1 6 (13.04%) SAS
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Mule
5 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) GitHub
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.04%) IaaS
3 6 (13.04%) PaaS
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) BIG-IP
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Big Data
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) VB Developer
5 5 (10.87%) VB6 Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Visual Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) CSS
1 34 (73.91%) HTML
2 22 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 21 (45.65%) XML
4 19 (41.30%) REST
5 17 (36.96%) SOAP
6 16 (34.78%) .NET
6 16 (34.78%) Web Services
7 12 (26.09%) HTML5
7 12 (26.09%) jQuery
7 12 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (23.91%) RESTful
9 9 (19.57%) CSS3
9 9 (19.57%) React
10 7 (15.22%) Java EE
10 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 6 (13.04%) Ext JS
12 5 (10.87%) EJB 3.0
12 5 (10.87%) JPA
12 5 (10.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) DataPower
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Analytics
1 12 (26.09%) ITSM
1 12 (26.09%) Presales
1 12 (26.09%) Workflow
2 9 (19.57%) Front End Development
2 9 (19.57%) Web Development
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.52%) Content Management
8 2 (4.35%) BDD
8 2 (4.35%) Microservices
8 2 (4.35%) Runbook
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.22%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) Perl
6 6 (13.04%) Prolog
6 6 (13.04%) Python
7 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.87%) VB
7 5 (10.87%) VB6
8 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) ServiceNow
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) F5
4 5 (10.87%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Imperva
6 3 (6.52%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Sybase