The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 106 113 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -37
Contract jobs citing Ajax 90 116 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 1.63% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 5.50% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 136
Average daily rate
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£436 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.79% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1703 2110 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.25% 29.69% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1626 1718
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Ajax
London

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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.

1 151 (82.97%) JavaScript
2 137 (75.27%) HTML
3 130 (71.43%) jQuery
4 123 (67.58%) CSS
5 81 (44.51%) MVC
6 68 (37.36%) Java
7 66 (36.26%) TDD
8 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (34.07%) HTML5
10 60 (32.97%) .NET
11 48 (26.37%) C#
11 48 (26.37%) JSON
11 48 (26.37%) CSS3
12 45 (24.73%) ASP.NET
13 41 (22.53%) Web Services
14 39 (21.43%) XML
14 39 (21.43%) BDD
15 38 (20.88%) E-Commerce
15 38 (20.88%) Spring
16 37 (20.33%) OO
17 36 (19.78%) SQL
18 35 (19.23%) Subversion
18 35 (19.23%) Scrum
19 33 (18.13%) Hibernate
19 33 (18.13%) REST
20 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
21 30 (16.48%) J2EE
21 30 (16.48%) Spring MVC
22 29 (15.93%) PHP
22 29 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (6.59%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.59%) Node.js
2 11 (6.04%) CMS
3 10 (5.49%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.95%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (4.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.85%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.75%) Liferay
8 4 (2.20%) Kentico
8 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.20%) Drupal
8 4 (2.20%) Apache
9 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.65%) OpenEdge
9 3 (1.65%) DNN
10 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.10%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) GIMP
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Heroku
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Bluetooth
1 4 (2.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.65%) VoIP
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.10%) LDAP
3 2 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) SNMP
4 1 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.74%) MySQL
3 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.65%) SQLite
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.10%) JasperReports
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (19.23%) Subversion
2 27 (14.84%) Jasmine
3 22 (12.09%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.99%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.49%) NUnit
6 8 (4.40%) JUnit
7 6 (3.30%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.30%) PHPUnit
7 6 (3.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.75%) Maven
9 4 (2.20%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.20%) Capybara
9 4 (2.20%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.20%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (2.20%) Sublime Text
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.65%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.65%) Behat
10 3 (1.65%) Moq
General
1 24 (13.19%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Banking
3 7 (3.85%) Marketing
4 6 (3.30%) Retail
5 5 (2.75%) Legal
6 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (84.62%) Developer
2 34 (18.68%) .NET Developer
3 32 (17.58%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Web Developer
7 15 (8.24%) Architect
8 13 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 13 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.75%) UI Developer
12 5 (2.75%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.75%) iOS Developer
13 4 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (75.27%) HTML
2 130 (71.43%) jQuery
3 123 (67.58%) CSS
4 62 (34.07%) HTML5
5 60 (32.97%) .NET
6 48 (26.37%) JSON
6 48 (26.37%) CSS3
7 45 (24.73%) ASP.NET
8 41 (22.53%) Web Services
9 39 (21.43%) XML
10 38 (20.88%) Spring
11 33 (18.13%) Hibernate
11 33 (18.13%) REST
12 30 (16.48%) J2EE
12 30 (16.48%) Spring MVC
13 29 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 24 (13.19%) WCF
16 21 (11.54%) AngularJS
17 16 (8.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.49%) Computer Science
1 10 (5.49%) Open Source
2 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.20%) Arduino
3 4 (2.20%) W3C
4 3 (1.65%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.65%) Web 2.0
4 3 (1.65%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.65%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.65%) Social Media
4 3 (1.65%) iPhone
4 3 (1.65%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.10%) RIA
5 2 (1.10%) iPad
5 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Linux
2 10 (5.49%) UNIX
2 10 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.30%) Android
4 5 (2.75%) Windows
5 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.51%) MVC
2 66 (36.26%) TDD
3 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.43%) BDD
5 38 (20.88%) E-Commerce
6 37 (20.33%) OO
7 35 (19.23%) Scrum
8 26 (14.29%) Web Development
9 22 (12.09%) Extreme Programming
10 21 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (10.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.59%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.49%) iOS Development
15 9 (4.95%) SOA
16 8 (4.40%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.40%) Kanban
17 7 (3.85%) Multithreading
17 7 (3.85%) User Stories
17 7 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 151 (82.97%) JavaScript
2 68 (37.36%) Java
3 48 (26.37%) C#
4 36 (19.78%) SQL
5 29 (15.93%) PHP
6 15 (8.24%) Ruby
7 14 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.04%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.49%) Scala
9 10 (5.49%) Python
10 8 (4.40%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.85%) C++
12 6 (3.30%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.75%) PHP5
14 4 (2.20%) VBScript
14 4 (2.20%) VB
15 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.10%) Perl
15 2 (1.10%) C
16 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.55%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Section 508
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (7.14%) Adobe
2 10 (5.49%) Oracle
3 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.40%) Zend
4 8 (4.40%) EPiServer
4 8 (4.40%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.85%) JBoss
6 4 (2.20%) hybris
6 4 (2.20%) Twitter
7 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.65%) Progress
8 2 (1.10%) Sun
8 2 (1.10%) BEA
8 2 (1.10%) CODA
8 2 (1.10%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.55%) Google
9 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.55%) Ektron
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco
9 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
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