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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 133 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 852 994 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.64% 2.06% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 7.00% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 658 768
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 36
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.25 £25.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.18% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.00 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.03 £31.25 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
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
14294 14200 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.50% 29.36% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9358 9313 9200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 250 345
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 15 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
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 15 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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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 -43 374 £400 - 140
South East +14 175 £350 - 89
East of England -18 77 £375 -3.84% 27
West Midlands -16 48 £320 +16.36% 29
East Midlands +7 39 £323 +17.27% 17
South West -23 37 £345 +6.15% 24
Yorkshire +9 34 £283 -9.60% 35
North East -10 31 £375 - 17
North West -56 31 £325 +4.83% 49
Midlands 0 3 - - 2
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 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 1333 (79.58%) HTML
2 1299 (77.55%) JavaScript
3 1230 (73.43%) CSS
4 991 (59.16%) jQuery
5 772 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
6 680 (40.60%) MVC
7 615 (36.72%) HTML5
8 603 (36.00%) .NET
9 573 (34.21%) C#
10 541 (32.30%) Java
11 504 (30.09%) ASP.NET
12 496 (29.61%) XML
13 463 (27.64%) CSS3
14 445 (26.57%) TDD
15 431 (25.73%) SQL
16 419 (25.01%) SQL Server
17 414 (24.72%) JSON
18 408 (24.36%) Web Services
19 384 (22.93%) OO
20 312 (18.63%) MySQL
21 292 (17.43%) Spring
22 279 (16.66%) Subversion
23 275 (16.42%) Scrum
24 261 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 257 (15.34%) PHP
26 254 (15.16%) Web Development
27 241 (14.39%) JSP
28 236 (14.09%) E-Commerce
29 231 (13.79%) REST
30 221 (13.19%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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
1 122 (7.28%) CMS
2 119 (7.10%) Apache
3 118 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 83 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 70 (4.18%) WebSphere
6 64 (3.82%) IIS
7 54 (3.22%) WebLogic
8 50 (2.99%) Node.js
9 38 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
10 37 (2.21%) WordPress
11 35 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (2.03%) Confluence
13 33 (1.97%) Drupal
14 29 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
15 28 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 26 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (1.37%) Umbraco
18 21 (1.25%) MQSeries
19 15 (0.90%) ColdFusion
19 15 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (5.61%) Photoshop
2 75 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.72%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.60%) MS Office
6 9 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.12%) GIMP
10 2 (0.12%) InDesign
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.060%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.72%) Magento
2 11 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.66%) Tridion
3 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.48%) WebTrends
4 8 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.060%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.060%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.060%) Summit
8 1 (0.060%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.43%) SaaS
3 18 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.60%) Amazon S3
4 10 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
5 8 (0.48%) GitHub
6 7 (0.42%) Force.com
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.060%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.060%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.12%) HTTP
2 52 (3.10%) Internet
3 18 (1.07%) SSL
4 15 (0.90%) DNS
5 11 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.54%) SNMP
7 8 (0.48%) SSH
7 8 (0.48%) Intranet
8 6 (0.36%) LDAP
9 5 (0.30%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.30%) SPDY
10 4 (0.24%) Firewall
10 4 (0.24%) VoIP
10 4 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.24%) FTP
10 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.18%) VPN
11 3 (0.18%) SAN
11 3 (0.18%) NAS
12 2 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (25.01%) SQL Server
2 312 (18.63%) MySQL
3 154 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 148 (8.84%) Relational Database
5 62 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 58 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (2.99%) MongoDB
10 48 (2.87%) Oracle Database
11 43 (2.57%) RDBMS
12 38 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.13%) DB2
17 18 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
17 18 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
19 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 279 (16.66%) Subversion
2 195 (11.64%) Git (software)
3 166 (9.91%) Visual Studio
4 116 (6.93%) JUnit
5 91 (5.43%) Eclipse
6 87 (5.19%) Maven
7 86 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (4.54%) Ant
9 70 (4.18%) JIRA
10 64 (3.82%) NUnit
11 54 (3.22%) Cucumber
12 53 (3.16%) Selenium
13 52 (3.10%) Jenkins
14 47 (2.81%) Jasmine
15 34 (2.03%) Mockito
16 26 (1.55%) Grunt
17 25 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
18 24 (1.43%) IntelliJ
19 21 (1.25%) SpecFlow
20 20 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 209 (12.48%) Finance
2 70 (4.18%) Banking
3 69 (4.12%) Retail
4 58 (3.46%) Marketing
5 32 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.37%) Publishing
9 21 (1.25%) Legal
10 19 (1.13%) Advertising
10 19 (1.13%) Games
11 13 (0.78%) Front Office
12 9 (0.54%) Law
13 8 (0.48%) Electronics
14 6 (0.36%) Billing
15 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
17 2 (0.12%) Local Government
17 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1427 (85.19%) Developer
2 322 (19.22%) .NET Developer
3 218 (13.01%) Web Developer
4 198 (11.82%) Java Developer
5 192 (11.46%) Front-End Developer
6 152 (9.07%) C# Developer
7 149 (8.90%) Senior Developer
8 130 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 112 (6.69%) PHP Developer
10 109 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 91 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 74 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 67 (4.00%) Architect
14 59 (3.52%) UI Developer
15 52 (3.10%) Hybris Developer
16 51 (3.04%) .NET Web Developer
16 51 (3.04%) Senior .NET Developer
17 50 (2.99%) UI Programmer
18 39 (2.33%) Software Engineer
19 38 (2.27%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1333 (79.58%) HTML
2 1230 (73.43%) CSS
3 991 (59.16%) jQuery
4 615 (36.72%) HTML5
5 603 (36.00%) .NET
6 504 (30.09%) ASP.NET
7 496 (29.61%) XML
8 463 (27.64%) CSS3
9 414 (24.72%) JSON
10 408 (24.36%) Web Services
11 292 (17.43%) Spring
12 261 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 241 (14.39%) JSP
14 231 (13.79%) REST
15 184 (10.99%) .NET Framework
16 183 (10.93%) J2EE
16 183 (10.93%) XHTML
17 173 (10.33%) WCF
18 167 (9.97%) Hibernate
19 151 (9.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (9.25%) User Experience
2 78 (4.66%) Open Source
3 62 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 55 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.75%) Web 2.0
7 41 (2.45%) W3C
8 38 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
9 29 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.37%) N-Tier
11 21 (1.25%) GIS
12 19 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 15 (0.90%) Social Media
14 15 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.90%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.84%) Data Integration
16 13 (0.78%) Graphic Design
17 11 (0.66%) Biology
17 11 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 207 (12.36%) Linux
2 154 (9.19%) UNIX
3 115 (6.87%) Windows
4 46 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.69%) Android
6 24 (1.43%) Solaris
7 21 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.78%) HPUX
11 12 (0.72%) CentOS
12 5 (0.30%) Debian
13 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.18%) webOS
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.18%) Fedora
14 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (40.60%) MVC
3 445 (26.57%) TDD
4 384 (22.93%) OO
5 275 (16.42%) Scrum
6 254 (15.16%) Web Development
7 236 (14.09%) E-Commerce
8 167 (9.97%) BDD
9 152 (9.07%) Unit Testing
10 147 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (8.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 116 (6.93%) OOP
12 95 (5.67%) SOA
13 82 (4.90%) Configuration Management
14 80 (4.78%) SEO
14 80 (4.78%) Content Management
15 75 (4.48%) Software Engineering
16 70 (4.18%) UML
17 65 (3.88%) Project Management
17 65 (3.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1299 (77.55%) JavaScript
2 573 (34.21%) C#
3 541 (32.30%) Java
4 431 (25.73%) SQL
5 257 (15.34%) PHP
6 98 (5.85%) T-SQL
7 89 (5.31%) Ruby
8 77 (4.60%) Scala
9 73 (4.36%) VB.NET
10 72 (4.30%) Python
11 61 (3.64%) PL/SQL
12 39 (2.33%) Perl
13 38 (2.27%) C++
14 37 (2.21%) PHP5
15 36 (2.15%) XPath
16 29 (1.73%) VB
17 25 (1.49%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.13%) C
19 17 (1.01%) VBScript
20 14 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 109 (6.51%) Degree
2 27 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.30%) MCSD
7 4 (0.24%) MCP
8 3 (0.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.12%) MCSE
9 2 (0.12%) CCNA
9 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.060%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.060%) MCTS
10 1 (0.060%) MCITP
10 1 (0.060%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.90%) QA
2 8 (0.48%) COBIT
3 3 (0.18%) SLA
3 3 (0.18%) WCAG
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.060%) WAI
5 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.060%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.54%) Shibboleth
3 8 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.36%) Varnish
5 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.30%) Docker
6 3 (0.18%) vCloud
6 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (1.07%) Puppet
2 11 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.060%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.060%) Netcool
8 1 (0.060%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.060%) Control-M
8 1 (0.060%) logstash
Vendors
1 221 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 204 (12.18%) Oracle
3 74 (4.42%) hybris
4 54 (3.22%) Adobe
5 44 (2.63%) Zend
6 42 (2.51%) JBoss
7 40 (2.39%) IBM
8 34 (2.03%) Sitecore
9 32 (1.91%) Twitter
10 25 (1.49%) Google
10 25 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.07%) EPiServer
12 13 (0.78%) SAP
12 13 (0.78%) Interwoven
13 12 (0.72%) Facebook
13 12 (0.72%) FatWire
13 12 (0.72%) Rackspace
14 11 (0.66%) Telerik
15 10 (0.60%) Sun
16 9 (0.54%) VMware
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