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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 118 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing Ajax 70 99 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 1.69% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 5.73% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +3.17%
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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
1582 1729 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.89% 29.46% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1262 1298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 123 (86.01%) JavaScript
2 96 (67.13%) HTML
3 95 (66.43%) jQuery
4 79 (55.24%) CSS
5 70 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (45.45%) MVC
7 52 (36.36%) TDD
8 47 (32.87%) HTML5
9 45 (31.47%) .NET
10 40 (27.97%) C#
11 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 37 (25.87%) Java
12 37 (25.87%) SQL Server
13 35 (24.48%) JSON
14 33 (23.08%) SQL
15 32 (22.38%) Web Services
16 29 (20.28%) XML
16 29 (20.28%) Spring
17 28 (19.58%) BDD
17 28 (19.58%) CSS3
18 26 (18.18%) PHP
19 25 (17.48%) .NET Framework
20 24 (16.78%) J2EE
20 24 (16.78%) OO
21 23 (16.08%) Scrum
21 23 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (16.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 22 (15.38%) Spring MVC
23 21 (14.69%) Hibernate
24 20 (13.99%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 13 (9.09%) CMS
2 10 (6.99%) Node.js
3 6 (4.20%) Apache
3 6 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.20%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.10%) Lync
5 3 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.40%) JBoss
6 2 (1.40%) SugarCRM
6 2 (1.40%) WordPress
6 2 (1.40%) Confluence
6 2 (1.40%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.80%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.40%) MS Office
5 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.10%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.40%) Tridion
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Force.com
2 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Yammer
3 2 (1.40%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) SNMP
2 1 (0.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.59%) MySQL
4 14 (9.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.10%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Jasmine
2 15 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.49%) Subversion
3 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.99%) Selenium
6 9 (6.29%) JIRA
6 9 (6.29%) NUnit
7 8 (5.59%) Grunt
8 5 (3.50%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.50%) MSTest
8 5 (3.50%) Moq
9 4 (2.80%) Maven
9 4 (2.80%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.10%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.10%) Yeoman
10 3 (2.10%) Bower
10 3 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (2.10%) JUnit
General
1 14 (9.79%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.50%) Publishing
5 4 (2.80%) Retail
6 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 3 (2.10%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Front Office
7 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (1.40%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.40%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (83.92%) Developer
2 20 (13.99%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.29%) Senior Developer
3 19 (13.29%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (12.59%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.49%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.20%) Architect
7 6 (4.20%) UI Developer
7 6 (4.20%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Scala Developer
9 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.80%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.80%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.10%) Systems Developer
10 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (67.13%) HTML
2 95 (66.43%) jQuery
3 79 (55.24%) CSS
4 47 (32.87%) HTML5
5 45 (31.47%) .NET
6 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 35 (24.48%) JSON
8 32 (22.38%) Web Services
9 29 (20.28%) XML
9 29 (20.28%) Spring
10 28 (19.58%) CSS3
11 25 (17.48%) .NET Framework
12 24 (16.78%) J2EE
13 23 (16.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (15.38%) Spring MVC
15 21 (14.69%) Hibernate
16 20 (13.99%) AngularJS
17 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (10.49%) LINQ
19 14 (9.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) User Experience
2 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.80%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.80%) W3C
4 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.10%) Social Media
5 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.40%) Open Source
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.20%) Linux
2 5 (3.50%) UNIX
3 3 (2.10%) Windows
4 2 (1.40%) Android
4 2 (1.40%) VMS
4 2 (1.40%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.45%) MVC
3 52 (36.36%) TDD
4 28 (19.58%) BDD
5 24 (16.78%) OO
6 23 (16.08%) Scrum
7 20 (13.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (11.89%) Unit Testing
8 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 13 (9.09%) Project Management
9 13 (9.09%) Web Development
10 12 (8.39%) OOP
11 8 (5.59%) CRM
12 7 (4.90%) SOA
12 7 (4.90%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (4.90%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.50%) MapReduce
14 5 (3.50%) Analytics
14 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 123 (86.01%) JavaScript
2 40 (27.97%) C#
3 37 (25.87%) Java
4 33 (23.08%) SQL
5 26 (18.18%) PHP
6 7 (4.90%) Scala
7 5 (3.50%) PHP5
7 5 (3.50%) Python
7 5 (3.50%) Ruby
8 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.80%) VBA
8 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.10%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.40%) R
10 2 (1.40%) XPath
10 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.40%) C
10 2 (1.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) VCP4
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.99%) Telerik
2 10 (6.99%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Google
4 4 (2.80%) Zend
4 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.10%) Maxymiser
5 3 (2.10%) Cognos
5 3 (2.10%) IBM
5 3 (2.10%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.10%) Endeca
5 3 (2.10%) Adobe
6 2 (1.40%) Ektron
6 2 (1.40%) hybris
6 2 (1.40%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.40%) Twitter
7 1 (0.70%) Facebook
7 1 (0.70%) Canoo
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