The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 128 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 858 998 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 2.07% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.05% 7.07% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 667 732
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 35
Average hourly rate £30.50 £36.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.20 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +48.97%
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14186 14116 14821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.26% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9399 9355 8977
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 229 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in England

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ajax
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Ajax Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 377 £400 - 145
South East +8 182 £360 +7.46% 96
East of England -24 69 £396 -1.09% 27
East Midlands +23 46 £305 +10.90% 20
South West -22 40 £360 +12.06% 25
West Midlands -23 39 £320 +16.36% 35
North West -43 39 £313 -3.10% 48
North East -6 34 £373 +14.61% 17
Yorkshire -8 30 £278 -20.71% 37
Midlands - - - -
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1299 (78.73%) JavaScript
2 1292 (78.30%) HTML
3 1215 (73.64%) CSS
4 974 (59.03%) jQuery
5 760 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
6 668 (40.48%) MVC
7 592 (35.88%) HTML5
8 580 (35.15%) .NET
9 551 (33.39%) C#
10 534 (32.36%) Java
11 484 (29.33%) ASP.NET
12 481 (29.15%) XML
13 441 (26.73%) CSS3
14 435 (26.36%) TDD
15 431 (26.12%) SQL
16 399 (24.18%) Web Services
17 395 (23.94%) SQL Server
18 392 (23.76%) JSON
19 382 (23.15%) OO
20 290 (17.58%) MySQL
21 284 (17.21%) Spring
22 279 (16.91%) Scrum
23 273 (16.55%) Subversion
24 257 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 253 (15.33%) PHP
26 250 (15.15%) JSP
27 237 (14.36%) Web Development
28 234 (14.18%) REST
29 221 (13.39%) E-Commerce
30 219 (13.27%) Linux

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 130 (7.88%) Apache
2 127 (7.70%) Tomcat
3 121 (7.33%) CMS
4 79 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 68 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 66 (4.00%) IIS
7 62 (3.76%) WebLogic
8 45 (2.73%) Node.js
9 37 (2.24%) WordPress
10 34 (2.06%) Confluence
11 33 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 32 (1.94%) Adobe CQ
12 32 (1.94%) Drupal
13 28 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 27 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 25 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (1.27%) Umbraco
17 17 (1.03%) MQSeries
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.97%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 99 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 70 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.73%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.61%) MS Office
6 9 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) GIMP
8 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) InDesign
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.061%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.61%) Magento
4 9 (0.55%) Tridion
5 8 (0.48%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.061%) Summit
9 1 (0.061%) HFM
9 1 (0.061%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.061%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (1.27%) SaaS
3 12 (0.73%) Amazon S3
3 12 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.42%) GitHub
5 6 (0.36%) Basecamp
5 6 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
5 6 (0.36%) Force.com
6 1 (0.061%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.94%) HTTP
2 52 (3.15%) Internet
3 14 (0.85%) DNS
4 12 (0.73%) SNMP
5 10 (0.61%) SSL
6 7 (0.42%) Intranet
6 7 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.36%) SSH
7 6 (0.36%) SPDY
8 5 (0.30%) VoIP
9 4 (0.24%) LDAP
9 4 (0.24%) FTP
9 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.24%) SAN
9 4 (0.24%) NAS
9 4 (0.24%) Firewall
10 2 (0.12%) Wireless
10 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.12%) IPv4
10 2 (0.12%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 290 (17.58%) MySQL
3 150 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 147 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 63 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 61 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 52 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 44 (2.67%) MongoDB
12 38 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (1.03%) DB2
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 273 (16.55%) Subversion
2 197 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 151 (9.15%) Visual Studio
4 119 (7.21%) JUnit
5 98 (5.94%) Eclipse
6 97 (5.88%) Maven
7 88 (5.33%) Ant
8 83 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 77 (4.67%) JIRA
10 61 (3.70%) NUnit
11 59 (3.58%) Jenkins
12 56 (3.39%) Selenium
12 56 (3.39%) Cucumber
13 50 (3.03%) Jasmine
14 41 (2.48%) Mockito
15 30 (1.82%) IntelliJ
16 26 (1.58%) Grunt
17 25 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
18 23 (1.39%) Hudson
19 22 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 203 (12.30%) Finance
2 76 (4.61%) Banking
3 72 (4.36%) Retail
4 63 (3.82%) Marketing
5 28 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.27%) Legal
8 21 (1.27%) Publishing
9 20 (1.21%) Games
10 17 (1.03%) Advertising
11 13 (0.79%) Front Office
12 8 (0.48%) Law
13 6 (0.36%) Electronics
13 6 (0.36%) Billing
14 4 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.18%) Back Office
15 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1420 (86.06%) Developer
2 311 (18.85%) .NET Developer
3 222 (13.45%) Web Developer
4 203 (12.30%) Java Developer
5 199 (12.06%) Front-End Developer
6 163 (9.88%) Senior Developer
7 143 (8.67%) C# Developer
8 122 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 105 (6.36%) PHP Developer
10 102 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 87 (5.27%) JavaScript Developer
12 66 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 54 (3.27%) .NET Web Developer
13 54 (3.27%) Architect
14 53 (3.21%) UI Developer
15 51 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
16 46 (2.79%) UI Programmer
17 42 (2.55%) Software Engineer
18 40 (2.42%) Hybris Developer
19 39 (2.36%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1292 (78.30%) HTML
2 1215 (73.64%) CSS
3 974 (59.03%) jQuery
4 592 (35.88%) HTML5
5 580 (35.15%) .NET
6 484 (29.33%) ASP.NET
7 481 (29.15%) XML
8 441 (26.73%) CSS3
9 399 (24.18%) Web Services
10 392 (23.76%) JSON
11 284 (17.21%) Spring
12 257 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 250 (15.15%) JSP
14 234 (14.18%) REST
15 189 (11.45%) J2EE
16 174 (10.55%) .NET Framework
17 171 (10.36%) XHTML
18 168 (10.18%) Hibernate
19 158 (9.58%) WCF
20 153 (9.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 149 (9.03%) User Experience
2 68 (4.12%) Open Source
3 61 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 54 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.79%) W3C
7 43 (2.61%) Web 2.0
8 37 (2.24%) Inversion of Control
9 28 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.39%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 16 (0.97%) Social Media
12 16 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.91%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.85%) GIS
14 14 (0.85%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.79%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.73%) Graphic Design
17 11 (0.67%) Biology
17 11 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 219 (13.27%) Linux
2 151 (9.15%) UNIX
3 116 (7.03%) Windows
4 41 (2.48%) Android
5 40 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.45%) Solaris
7 23 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.67%) HPUX
12 10 (0.61%) CentOS
13 7 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.30%) Debian
15 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.18%) webOS
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (40.48%) MVC
3 435 (26.36%) TDD
4 382 (23.15%) OO
5 279 (16.91%) Scrum
6 237 (14.36%) Web Development
7 221 (13.39%) E-Commerce
8 174 (10.55%) BDD
9 153 (9.27%) Unit Testing
9 153 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
10 145 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 112 (6.79%) OOP
12 105 (6.36%) SOA
13 78 (4.73%) Software Engineering
14 77 (4.67%) SEO
15 71 (4.30%) Content Management
16 64 (3.88%) UML
17 63 (3.82%) Project Management
18 62 (3.76%) Web Design
19 61 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1299 (78.73%) JavaScript
2 551 (33.39%) C#
3 534 (32.36%) Java
4 431 (26.12%) SQL
5 253 (15.33%) PHP
6 92 (5.58%) T-SQL
7 89 (5.39%) Ruby
8 76 (4.61%) Scala
9 72 (4.36%) VB.NET
10 71 (4.30%) Python
11 60 (3.64%) PL/SQL
12 42 (2.55%) Perl
13 41 (2.48%) C++
14 39 (2.36%) XPath
15 33 (2.00%) PHP5
16 30 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.39%) VB
18 20 (1.21%) C
19 17 (1.03%) XQuery
20 15 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (6.24%) Degree
2 38 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.24%) MCP
8 3 (0.18%) MCSD
8 3 (0.18%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.18%) ISEB
9 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.061%) MCTS
10 1 (0.061%) MCITP
10 1 (0.061%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.061%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.97%) QA
2 8 (0.48%) COBIT
3 3 (0.18%) WCAG
4 2 (0.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 9 (0.55%) Shibboleth
4 7 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.42%) Docker
5 6 (0.36%) Varnish
6 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.18%) vCloud
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (0.91%) Puppet
3 14 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.61%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.18%) Ansible
6 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.061%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.061%) Netcool
7 1 (0.061%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.061%) logstash
Vendors
1 213 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 209 (12.67%) Oracle
3 59 (3.58%) hybris
4 47 (2.85%) Adobe
5 43 (2.61%) IBM
6 42 (2.55%) JBoss
7 40 (2.42%) Zend
8 33 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 33 (2.00%) Twitter
9 31 (1.88%) Google
10 24 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.03%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.85%) VMware
12 14 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 13 (0.79%) Interwoven
14 12 (0.73%) FatWire
14 12 (0.73%) Facebook
15 11 (0.67%) ATG
15 11 (0.67%) Telerik
15 11 (0.67%) SAP
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