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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 132 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 58 106 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.77% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 6.08% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 75
Average daily rate
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£399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £36.16 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.99% +14.77%
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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
1531 1742 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.26% 29.13% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1316 1394
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% +58.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £18.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £86.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 121 (84.03%) JavaScript
2 98 (68.06%) HTML
3 92 (63.89%) jQuery
4 86 (59.72%) CSS
5 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (49.31%) MVC
7 56 (38.89%) TDD
8 49 (34.03%) .NET
9 47 (32.64%) HTML5
10 45 (31.25%) C#
11 40 (27.78%) ASP.NET
12 39 (27.08%) Java
12 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
13 38 (26.39%) XML
14 35 (24.31%) BDD
15 34 (23.61%) JSON
16 33 (22.92%) SQL
17 31 (21.53%) Scrum
17 31 (21.53%) CSS3
18 30 (20.83%) Web Services
19 27 (18.75%) Spring
19 27 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (18.06%) .NET Framework
21 23 (15.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 22 (15.28%) AngularJS
22 22 (15.28%) J2EE
23 21 (14.58%) OO
23 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
23 21 (14.58%) Spring MVC
24 20 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (13.19%) CMS
2 14 (9.72%) Node.js
3 13 (9.03%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.47%) Apache
7 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.08%) IIS
8 3 (2.08%) JBoss
9 2 (1.39%) DNN
9 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.39%) WordPress
9 2 (1.39%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.39%) Confluence
10 1 (0.69%) Kentico
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.78%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.39%) MS Office
4 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.39%) Tridion
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Force.com
2 2 (1.39%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) SNMP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.33%) MySQL
4 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.08%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.69%) DB2
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.11%) Subversion
2 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 12 (8.33%) Selenium
3 12 (8.33%) JIRA
4 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (6.25%) NUnit
6 7 (4.86%) SpecFlow
6 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.86%) Grunt
7 5 (3.47%) Moq
7 5 (3.47%) MSTest
8 4 (2.78%) Maven
8 4 (2.78%) JUnit
8 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (9.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 8 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Publishing
6 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.39%) Hindi Language
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (1.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 119 (82.64%) Developer
2 22 (15.28%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 19 (13.19%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (9.03%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.86%) PHP Developer
7 7 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Architect
8 6 (4.17%) UI Programmer
9 5 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Analyst
9 5 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow Developer
11 3 (2.08%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (68.06%) HTML
2 92 (63.89%) jQuery
3 86 (59.72%) CSS
4 49 (34.03%) .NET
5 47 (32.64%) HTML5
6 40 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 38 (26.39%) XML
8 34 (23.61%) JSON
9 31 (21.53%) CSS3
10 30 (20.83%) Web Services
11 27 (18.75%) Spring
11 27 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (18.06%) .NET Framework
13 23 (15.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (15.28%) AngularJS
14 22 (15.28%) J2EE
15 21 (14.58%) Spring MVC
16 19 (13.19%) Hibernate
17 15 (10.42%) REST
18 14 (9.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) User Experience
2 5 (3.47%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.08%) Social Media
4 3 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.08%) W3C
4 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Open Source
5 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) UNIX
2 5 (3.47%) Linux
3 4 (2.78%) Windows
4 3 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (1.39%) VMS
5 2 (1.39%) OpenVMS
5 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.69%) webOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (49.31%) MVC
3 56 (38.89%) TDD
4 35 (24.31%) BDD
5 31 (21.53%) Scrum
6 21 (14.58%) OO
6 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 20 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (13.19%) Web Development
9 17 (11.81%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.94%) Project Management
11 9 (6.25%) OOP
12 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.56%) SOA
13 7 (4.86%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (4.86%) SEO
13 7 (4.86%) Extreme Programming
14 5 (3.47%) Configuration Management
14 5 (3.47%) Data Modelling
14 5 (3.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 121 (84.03%) JavaScript
2 45 (31.25%) C#
3 39 (27.08%) Java
4 33 (22.92%) SQL
5 19 (13.19%) PHP
6 7 (4.86%) Scala
6 7 (4.86%) Ruby
7 5 (3.47%) Python
8 4 (2.78%) VBA
8 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.08%) C
9 3 (2.08%) PHP5
10 2 (1.39%) XPath
10 2 (1.39%) C++
10 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.39%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.39%) R
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) WCAG
2 1 (0.69%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle
3 9 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.56%) Telerik
4 8 (5.56%) Google
5 5 (3.47%) EPiServer
6 4 (2.78%) Zend
6 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.08%) IBM
7 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.08%) Cognos
7 3 (2.08%) Endeca
8 2 (1.39%) RedDot
8 2 (1.39%) Adobe
8 2 (1.39%) Ektron
8 2 (1.39%) hybris
8 2 (1.39%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.39%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.69%) Twitter
9 1 (0.69%) Canoo
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