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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 117 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 37 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 1.53% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 5.11% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 71
Average daily rate £490 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
Ajax
London

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
1132 1644 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.42% 29.90% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1305 1423
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 45 (62.50%) HTML
4 42 (58.33%) CSS
4 42 (58.33%) jQuery
5 38 (52.78%) Java
6 35 (48.61%) TDD
7 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 22 (30.56%) Scrum
8 22 (30.56%) XML
9 21 (29.17%) Spring
10 20 (27.78%) RESTful
11 19 (26.39%) HTML5
12 18 (25.00%) NoSQL
12 18 (25.00%) JSON
13 17 (23.61%) Finance
13 17 (23.61%) MySQL
13 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (22.22%) Kanban
14 16 (22.22%) SQL
15 15 (20.83%) .NET
15 15 (20.83%) J2EE
15 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
15 15 (20.83%) Hibernate
15 15 (20.83%) Automated Testing
16 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (19.44%) MVC
16 14 (19.44%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
17 13 (18.06%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.17%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.78%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) GIMP
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (19.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (23.61%) MySQL
3 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
7 5 (6.94%) Big Data
8 4 (5.56%) HBase
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.17%) DB2
9 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Jasmine
2 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.17%) Grunt
4 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.78%) jMock
4 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.39%) gulp
5 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.39%) JMeter
5 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.39%) Mocha
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Publishing
3 7 (9.72%) Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.17%) Games
6 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (2.78%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Architect
8 6 (8.33%) HTML Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Apache Spark Developer
9 5 (6.94%) AWS Developer
9 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Cassandra Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) HTML
2 42 (58.33%) CSS
2 42 (58.33%) jQuery
3 22 (30.56%) XML
4 21 (29.17%) Spring
5 20 (27.78%) RESTful
6 19 (26.39%) HTML5
7 18 (25.00%) JSON
8 15 (20.83%) .NET
8 15 (20.83%) Hibernate
8 15 (20.83%) J2EE
9 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
10 12 (16.67%) CSS3
11 11 (15.28%) Akka
11 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.50%) Play Framework
13 8 (11.11%) REST
13 8 (11.11%) Web Services
14 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (9.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.56%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Fintech
2 3 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.78%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) DataPower
4 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) RIA
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
1 4 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) TDD
3 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (22.22%) Kanban
7 15 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
8 14 (19.44%) MVC
9 13 (18.06%) BDD
10 12 (16.67%) OO
11 11 (15.28%) Front End Development
12 10 (13.89%) Web Development
13 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
15 3 (4.17%) CRM
15 3 (4.17%) Open Source
15 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
15 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
15 3 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 38 (52.78%) Java
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) Scala
5 10 (13.89%) C#
6 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.17%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.39%) SOQL
10 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PMP
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) ATG
3 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.78%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Apple
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix
4 1 (1.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Perforce
4 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) Telerik
4 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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