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 29 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 129 95
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 7 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.19% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 0.87% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 19
Median daily rate £325 £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% -12.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £159 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £513 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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 521 572 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.62% 22.07% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 333 353
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Edinburgh +23 4 £350 -36.36% 1
Glasgow - 3 £294 - 3
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) User Experience
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) CMS
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) SEO
7 3 (21.43%) WCAG
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
7 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Confluence

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 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) JBehave
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
8 1 (7.14%) Dojo
8 1 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (7.14%) LAMP
8 1 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Linked Data
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
3 3 (21.43%) SEO
3 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) RDF
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) SOLID
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SPARQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) WCAG
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) OpenText
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin