The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 137 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing Ajax 60 85 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.44% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 4.79% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 116
Average daily rate
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£463 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1643 1775 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 30.09% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1312 1666
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the City of London region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the City of London region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Ajax also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ajax.

1 120 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 101 (72.14%) HTML
3 95 (67.86%) jQuery
4 86 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (57.86%) CSS
6 65 (46.43%) TDD
7 59 (42.14%) MVC
8 57 (40.71%) SQL Server
9 51 (36.43%) Java
10 50 (35.71%) .NET
11 49 (35.00%) HTML5
12 44 (31.43%) C#
13 42 (30.00%) ASP.NET
13 42 (30.00%) XML
14 36 (25.71%) Web Services
14 36 (25.71%) JSON
15 35 (25.00%) Spring
15 35 (25.00%) J2EE
15 35 (25.00%) Hibernate
16 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
17 30 (21.43%) CSS3
17 30 (21.43%) SQL
18 28 (20.00%) Web Development
18 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (17.86%) .NET Framework
21 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (17.14%) BDD
22 22 (15.71%) OO
23 21 (15.00%) Scala

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Ajax also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ajax. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.57%) Node.js
2 11 (7.86%) CMS
3 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.29%) WordPress
5 5 (3.57%) Apache
5 5 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.86%) JBoss
7 3 (2.14%) Lync
7 3 (2.14%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.43%) IIS
8 2 (1.43%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.43%) nginx
8 2 (1.43%) Confluence
8 2 (1.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) SaaS
2 4 (2.86%) Office 365
3 3 (2.14%) Yammer
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) HTTP
2 5 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (40.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (12.14%) MySQL
4 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
5 14 (10.00%) DB2
6 13 (9.29%) MongoDB
6 13 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.29%) Big Data
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Jasmine
2 11 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.29%) ReSharper
4 6 (4.29%) Subversion
4 6 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.57%) NUnit
6 4 (2.86%) Grunt
6 4 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.14%) Moq
7 3 (2.14%) Maven
7 3 (2.14%) JIRA
8 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.43%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.43%) Mockito
9 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.00%) Front Office
5 6 (4.29%) Publishing
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (78.57%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) .NET Developer
3 20 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.29%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Architect
5 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Scala Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Consultant
12 3 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (72.14%) HTML
2 95 (67.86%) jQuery
3 81 (57.86%) CSS
4 50 (35.71%) .NET
5 49 (35.00%) HTML5
6 42 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 42 (30.00%) XML
7 36 (25.71%) Web Services
7 36 (25.71%) JSON
8 35 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 35 (25.00%) Spring
8 35 (25.00%) J2EE
9 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
10 30 (21.43%) CSS3
11 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (17.86%) .NET Framework
13 20 (14.29%) Spring MVC
13 20 (14.29%) Entity Framework
14 16 (11.43%) XSL
15 15 (10.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.29%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Linux
2 16 (11.43%) UNIX
3 2 (1.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (46.43%) TDD
3 59 (42.14%) MVC
4 28 (20.00%) Web Development
5 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.14%) BDD
6 22 (15.71%) OO
7 20 (14.29%) Scrum
8 17 (12.14%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.71%) Open Source
9 15 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.57%) DevOps
11 12 (8.57%) OOP
12 11 (7.86%) Kanban
13 9 (6.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (5.71%) Automated Testing
15 7 (5.00%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.00%) Project Management
15 7 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 51 (36.43%) Java
3 44 (31.43%) C#
4 30 (21.43%) SQL
5 21 (15.00%) Scala
6 19 (13.57%) PHP
7 8 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.43%) Python
9 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) C++
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.71%) XQuery
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.71%) VBScript
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.43%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) Telerik
4 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (0.71%) BEA
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) Siebel
5 1 (0.71%) Progress
5 1 (0.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) hybris
5 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.71%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.71%) Omniture
5 1 (0.71%) Zend
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago