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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 138 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -9
Contract jobs citing Ajax 827 1036 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 2.18% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 7.68% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 655 726
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £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 10 22 26
Average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.34% +42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.31 £25.65 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.34% +48.97%
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
13873 13481 13688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.66% 28.43% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9597 8896 8483
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 249 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -46 353 £400 - 139
South East -31 185 £363 +11.53% 116
North West -16 54 £325 -7.14% 60
East of England -26 52 £400 +23.07% 27
East Midlands +13 41 £323 +4.03% 19
South West -28 40 £355 +18.33% 39
Yorkshire -20 39 £315 +5.00% 37
North East -16 31 £350 +21.73% 6
West Midlands -1 28 £325 +18.18% 24
Midlands -4 2 £500 +6.95%
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1319 (81.12%) JavaScript
2 1281 (78.78%) HTML
3 1231 (75.71%) CSS
4 947 (58.24%) jQuery
5 739 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 633 (38.93%) MVC
7 594 (36.53%) HTML5
8 542 (33.33%) .NET
9 521 (32.04%) C#
10 513 (31.55%) Java
11 491 (30.20%) XML
12 464 (28.54%) CSS3
13 444 (27.31%) ASP.NET
14 424 (26.08%) TDD
15 423 (26.01%) SQL
16 413 (25.40%) Web Services
17 409 (25.15%) JSON
18 354 (21.77%) OO
19 348 (21.40%) SQL Server
20 294 (18.08%) Scrum
21 259 (15.93%) REST
22 257 (15.81%) Spring
23 256 (15.74%) MySQL
24 246 (15.13%) Subversion
25 238 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC
26 237 (14.58%) JSP
27 234 (14.39%) PHP
28 230 (14.15%) Web Development
29 229 (14.08%) Linux
30 215 (13.22%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 144 (8.86%) CMS
2 142 (8.73%) Apache
3 128 (7.87%) Tomcat
4 82 (5.04%) IIS
5 80 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 64 (3.94%) WebSphere
7 62 (3.81%) WebLogic
8 48 (2.95%) Node.js
9 43 (2.64%) Drupal
10 38 (2.34%) WordPress
11 37 (2.28%) JBoss
12 36 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 32 (1.97%) Confluence
13 32 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
15 25 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 24 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
17 19 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 17 (1.05%) Umbraco
19 15 (0.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 104 (6.40%) Photoshop
2 78 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.49%) MS Office
6 6 (0.37%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.12%) GIMP
9 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.062%) InDesign
10 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
1 18 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 12 (0.74%) Magento
3 10 (0.62%) Tridion
3 10 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.062%) Summit
7 1 (0.062%) HFM
7 1 (0.062%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.062%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.062%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.23%) SaaS
4 16 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.74%) GitHub
7 8 (0.49%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.062%) Heroku
9 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.75%) HTTP
2 50 (3.08%) Internet
3 14 (0.86%) DNS
4 13 (0.80%) SSL
4 13 (0.80%) SNMP
5 11 (0.68%) Firewall
6 10 (0.62%) LDAP
7 9 (0.55%) SAN
7 9 (0.55%) VPN
7 9 (0.55%) NAS
8 8 (0.49%) Intranet
8 8 (0.49%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.43%) FTP
10 6 (0.37%) SPDY
11 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.25%) VoIP
11 4 (0.25%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.18%) SSH
12 3 (0.18%) SMTP
12 3 (0.18%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 256 (15.74%) MySQL
3 132 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 128 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (4.61%) Oracle Database
6 69 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (3.94%) NoSQL
8 49 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 47 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 34 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 16 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 246 (15.13%) Subversion
2 193 (11.87%) Git (software)
3 161 (9.90%) Visual Studio
4 119 (7.32%) JUnit
5 101 (6.21%) Maven
6 93 (5.72%) Eclipse
7 92 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 89 (5.47%) Ant
9 86 (5.29%) Jenkins
10 74 (4.55%) JIRA
11 66 (4.06%) Selenium
12 54 (3.32%) Cucumber
13 52 (3.20%) NUnit
14 46 (2.83%) Mockito
15 42 (2.58%) Jasmine
16 29 (1.78%) IntelliJ
16 29 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
17 28 (1.72%) Hudson
18 25 (1.54%) Grunt
19 24 (1.48%) Axure RP
General
1 161 (9.90%) Finance
2 77 (4.74%) Marketing
3 59 (3.63%) Retail
4 58 (3.57%) Banking
5 33 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.97%) Publishing
7 21 (1.29%) Legal
8 17 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.92%) Advertising
10 8 (0.49%) Law
10 8 (0.49%) Games
11 7 (0.43%) Automotive
12 6 (0.37%) Electronics
12 6 (0.37%) Front Office
13 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.25%) Billing
13 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.18%) Back Office
14 3 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 1373 (84.44%) Developer
2 277 (17.04%) .NET Developer
3 215 (13.22%) Front-End Developer
4 201 (12.36%) Web Developer
5 199 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 162 (9.96%) Senior Developer
7 121 (7.44%) C# Developer
8 93 (5.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 93 (5.72%) PHP Developer
9 90 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 84 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 68 (4.18%) Architect
12 57 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 55 (3.38%) UI Developer
14 52 (3.20%) UI Programmer
15 45 (2.77%) .NET Web Developer
16 40 (2.46%) Software Engineer
17 38 (2.34%) Consultant
17 38 (2.34%) Senior .NET Developer
18 34 (2.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1281 (78.78%) HTML
2 1231 (75.71%) CSS
3 947 (58.24%) jQuery
4 594 (36.53%) HTML5
5 542 (33.33%) .NET
6 491 (30.20%) XML
7 464 (28.54%) CSS3
8 444 (27.31%) ASP.NET
9 413 (25.40%) Web Services
10 409 (25.15%) JSON
11 259 (15.93%) REST
12 257 (15.81%) Spring
13 238 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 237 (14.58%) JSP
15 178 (10.95%) SOAP
16 171 (10.52%) Hibernate
17 166 (10.21%) J2EE
18 165 (10.15%) XHTML
19 154 (9.47%) AngularJS
19 154 (9.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.46%) User Experience
2 86 (5.29%) Open Source
3 78 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 54 (3.32%) W3C
7 44 (2.71%) Web 2.0
8 38 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
9 31 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.72%) Social Media
11 20 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.17%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.98%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.80%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.74%) Graphic Design
17 11 (0.68%) Biology
18 10 (0.62%) Taxonomies
18 10 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 229 (14.08%) Linux
2 131 (8.06%) UNIX
3 103 (6.33%) Windows
4 51 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.77%) Android
6 19 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.11%) Solaris
7 18 (1.11%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (0.62%) CentOS
10 6 (0.37%) Debian
11 5 (0.31%) HPUX
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.25%) webOS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.062%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (38.93%) MVC
3 424 (26.08%) TDD
4 354 (21.77%) OO
5 294 (18.08%) Scrum
6 230 (14.15%) Web Development
7 187 (11.50%) BDD
8 181 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
9 180 (11.07%) E-Commerce
10 156 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 136 (8.36%) Unit Testing
12 111 (6.83%) SOA
13 96 (5.90%) OOP
14 89 (5.47%) Software Engineering
15 70 (4.31%) Web Design
16 65 (4.00%) Kanban
17 61 (3.75%) Workflow
18 60 (3.69%) Content Management
19 57 (3.51%) Configuration Management
20 54 (3.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1319 (81.12%) JavaScript
2 521 (32.04%) C#
3 513 (31.55%) Java
4 423 (26.01%) SQL
5 234 (14.39%) PHP
6 100 (6.15%) Ruby
7 83 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 80 (4.92%) Python
9 78 (4.80%) Scala
10 60 (3.69%) PL/SQL
11 59 (3.63%) VB.NET
12 49 (3.01%) XPath
13 46 (2.83%) Perl
13 46 (2.83%) C++
14 43 (2.64%) PHP5
15 41 (2.52%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.48%) C
17 19 (1.17%) XQuery
18 18 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (7.44%) Degree
2 64 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.25%) MCP
8 3 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ISEB
9 2 (0.12%) CCNA
9 2 (0.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.12%) MCTS
9 2 (0.12%) MCITP
10 1 (0.062%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.062%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.86%) QA
2 8 (0.49%) COBIT
3 7 (0.43%) WCAG
4 3 (0.18%) WAI
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.80%) Shibboleth
2 13 (0.80%) VirtualBox
3 10 (0.62%) Docker
3 10 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.43%) Varnish
6 5 (0.31%) vCloud
7 3 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.062%) XenApp
9 1 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.29%) Puppet
2 19 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
3 15 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (0.80%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.31%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.25%) Ansible
7 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.12%) logstash
8 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.062%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.062%) Salt
9 1 (0.062%) Kibana
9 1 (0.062%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 215 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 201 (12.36%) Oracle
3 58 (3.57%) Adobe
4 52 (3.20%) Google
5 45 (2.77%) IBM
6 38 (2.34%) hybris
7 33 (2.03%) Zend
8 27 (1.66%) Twitter
9 26 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 26 (1.60%) Sitecore
10 24 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.17%) VMware
12 16 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.92%) Facebook
14 13 (0.80%) SAP
15 12 (0.74%) Telerik
16 11 (0.68%) EPiServer
17 9 (0.55%) Hitachi
17 9 (0.55%) Sencha
18 8 (0.49%) Sun
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