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 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 163 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -5
Contract jobs citing Ajax 620 855 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.94% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 7.12% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 512 556
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £29.20 £19.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £35.35 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +12.22%
Ajax
UK

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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
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 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 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -62 276 £425 +6.25% 140
South East -26 135 £344 +5.76% 55
North West -22 46 £325 +6.99% 61
Yorkshire +1 38 £325 - 28
East Midlands +6 31 £325 +1.56% 21
South West -40 28 £350 +23.89% 46
East of England -46 27 £338 -10.00% 37
West Midlands -4 21 £325 +16.07% 12
North East -12 10 £225 -18.18% 7
Midlands +5 2 £500 +31.57%
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1244 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 1172 (78.24%) HTML
3 1135 (75.77%) CSS
4 867 (57.88%) jQuery
5 670 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
6 529 (35.31%) MVC
7 526 (35.11%) HTML5
8 500 (33.38%) .NET
9 491 (32.78%) XML
10 468 (31.24%) Java
11 455 (30.37%) C#
12 413 (27.57%) CSS3
13 404 (26.97%) SQL
13 404 (26.97%) Web Services
14 396 (26.44%) ASP.NET
15 391 (26.10%) JSON
16 336 (22.43%) TDD
17 308 (20.56%) SQL Server
18 296 (19.76%) Scrum
19 292 (19.49%) OO
20 235 (15.69%) Spring
21 227 (15.15%) REST
22 225 (15.02%) MySQL
23 217 (14.49%) Linux
24 209 (13.95%) Web Development
25 206 (13.75%) Microsoft
26 205 (13.68%) PHP
27 200 (13.35%) Subversion
28 196 (13.08%) Git (software)
29 194 (12.95%) JSP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 156 (10.41%) CMS
2 132 (8.81%) Apache
3 122 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 88 (5.87%) SharePoint
5 86 (5.74%) IIS
6 61 (4.07%) Node.js
7 54 (3.60%) WebSphere
8 49 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 41 (2.74%) WebLogic
10 34 (2.27%) Drupal
11 33 (2.20%) WordPress
12 32 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (2.07%) Confluence
14 28 (1.87%) JBoss
15 22 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
16 20 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 19 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
19 15 (1.00%) Apache Solr
20 12 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 85 (5.67%) Photoshop
2 66 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.93%) MS Office
6 10 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.20%) MS Project
9 1 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.067%) Mingle
9 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.067%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.80%) Tridion
4 11 (0.73%) Magento
4 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.067%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.067%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.93%) SaaS
4 14 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 14 (0.93%) GitHub
5 8 (0.53%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.27%) Force.com
6 4 (0.27%) Office 365
6 4 (0.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.067%) Heroku
7 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.34%) Internet
1 50 (3.34%) HTTP
2 29 (1.94%) Intranet
3 25 (1.67%) SSL
4 17 (1.13%) LDAP
4 17 (1.13%) VPN
5 15 (1.00%) Firewall
6 13 (0.87%) SNMP
7 12 (0.80%) FTP
8 11 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.53%) SAN
9 8 (0.53%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.53%) NAS
10 7 (0.47%) DNS
10 7 (0.47%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.40%) X.400
11 6 (0.40%) X.500
11 6 (0.40%) SMTP
11 6 (0.40%) SPDY
12 4 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 225 (15.02%) MySQL
3 135 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 108 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 79 (5.27%) Oracle Database
6 57 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (3.47%) NoSQL
9 51 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (2.67%) MongoDB
11 38 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 34 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
17 22 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
18 19 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
19 15 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 11 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 200 (13.35%) Subversion
2 196 (13.08%) Git (software)
3 173 (11.55%) Visual Studio
4 109 (7.28%) JUnit
5 100 (6.68%) Jenkins
6 96 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 93 (6.21%) Maven
8 84 (5.61%) Ant
9 83 (5.54%) Eclipse
10 70 (4.67%) JIRA
11 68 (4.54%) Selenium
12 50 (3.34%) Cucumber
13 43 (2.87%) Jasmine
14 41 (2.74%) Mockito
15 38 (2.54%) Axure RP
16 35 (2.34%) NUnit
17 29 (1.94%) IntelliJ
18 28 (1.87%) Hudson
19 26 (1.74%) Grunt
20 24 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 133 (8.88%) Finance
2 68 (4.54%) Marketing
3 65 (4.34%) Banking
4 52 (3.47%) Publishing
5 40 (2.67%) Retail
6 28 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 14 (0.93%) Legal
9 13 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.53%) Military
10 8 (0.53%) Law
11 7 (0.47%) Electronics
12 6 (0.40%) Advertising
12 6 (0.40%) Front Office
13 5 (0.33%) Automotive
13 5 (0.33%) Games
14 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.27%) Back Office
15 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1252 (83.58%) Developer
2 236 (15.75%) .NET Developer
3 189 (12.62%) Java Developer
4 182 (12.15%) Front-End Developer
5 167 (11.15%) Web Developer
6 155 (10.35%) Senior Developer
7 105 (7.01%) C# Developer
8 92 (6.14%) PHP Developer
9 84 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 76 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 75 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 64 (4.27%) Architect
13 50 (3.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 44 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
15 42 (2.80%) UI Programmer
15 42 (2.80%) UI Developer
16 41 (2.74%) Consultant
17 37 (2.47%) .NET Web Developer
18 32 (2.14%) Senior .NET Developer
18 32 (2.14%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1172 (78.24%) HTML
2 1135 (75.77%) CSS
3 867 (57.88%) jQuery
4 526 (35.11%) HTML5
5 500 (33.38%) .NET
6 491 (32.78%) XML
7 413 (27.57%) CSS3
8 404 (26.97%) Web Services
9 396 (26.44%) ASP.NET
10 391 (26.10%) JSON
11 235 (15.69%) Spring
12 227 (15.15%) REST
13 194 (12.95%) JSP
14 192 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 173 (11.55%) AngularJS
16 170 (11.35%) SOAP
17 154 (10.28%) XHTML
18 149 (9.95%) Hibernate
19 148 (9.88%) .NET Framework
20 146 (9.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.15%) User Experience
2 78 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 72 (4.81%) Open Source
4 55 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (3.34%) W3C
7 47 (3.14%) Web 2.0
8 29 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
10 26 (1.74%) Visualisation
11 25 (1.67%) Social Media
12 18 (1.20%) N-Tier
13 17 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.13%) Mathematics
14 15 (1.00%) CMDB
14 15 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.93%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.87%) NHS
17 12 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 217 (14.49%) Linux
2 107 (7.14%) UNIX
3 101 (6.74%) Windows
4 47 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.60%) Android
6 19 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 18 (1.20%) Solaris
8 17 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.53%) CentOS
12 7 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.40%) Debian
14 5 (0.33%) webOS
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.13%) VMS
17 2 (0.13%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (35.31%) MVC
3 336 (22.43%) TDD
4 296 (19.76%) Scrum
5 292 (19.49%) OO
6 209 (13.95%) Web Development
7 169 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 155 (10.35%) E-Commerce
9 153 (10.21%) BDD
10 142 (9.48%) Unit Testing
11 125 (8.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 107 (7.14%) SOA
13 105 (7.01%) OOP
14 76 (5.07%) Software Engineering
15 73 (4.87%) Web Design
16 69 (4.61%) Content Management
17 63 (4.21%) Workflow
18 61 (4.07%) Kanban
19 58 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
20 52 (3.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1244 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 468 (31.24%) Java
3 455 (30.37%) C#
4 404 (26.97%) SQL
5 205 (13.68%) PHP
6 88 (5.87%) Ruby
7 72 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 70 (4.67%) Python
9 61 (4.07%) Scala
10 58 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 53 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 43 (2.87%) Perl
12 43 (2.87%) XPath
13 39 (2.60%) PHP5
14 36 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 32 (2.14%) C++
16 24 (1.60%) C
17 18 (1.20%) XQuery
17 18 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 118 (7.88%) Degree
2 68 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.33%) MCP
8 2 (0.13%) MCTS
8 2 (0.13%) MCITP
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.13%) CCNA
8 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.13%) MCSE
8 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.067%) MCSD
9 1 (0.067%) ISEB
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.067%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.54%) QA
2 8 (0.53%) COBIT
3 7 (0.47%) WCAG
4 3 (0.20%) WAI
5 2 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (0.80%) Shibboleth
1 12 (0.80%) VirtualBox
1 12 (0.80%) Docker
2 11 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.33%) Varnish
7 3 (0.20%) vCloud
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.13%) XenApp
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (1.34%) Puppet
1 20 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
4 12 (0.80%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.40%) OpenIDM
6 5 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.20%) cPanel
8 2 (0.13%) Salt
8 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.067%) Ansible
9 1 (0.067%) Kibana
9 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 206 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 193 (12.88%) Oracle
3 70 (4.67%) Adobe
4 67 (4.47%) Google
5 45 (3.00%) IBM
6 36 (2.40%) ServiceNow
6 36 (2.40%) hybris
7 29 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (1.87%) Zend
9 24 (1.60%) Telerik
10 23 (1.54%) RedDot
11 22 (1.47%) Open Text
12 20 (1.34%) Twitter
12 20 (1.34%) Sitecore
13 17 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.07%) VMware
15 14 (0.93%) SAP
16 13 (0.87%) Sencha
17 11 (0.73%) EPiServer
18 8 (0.53%) Capita
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