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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 147 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 751 965 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.49% 2.04% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 7.29% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 616 676
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 22
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £30.90 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
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
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -40 326 £413 +3.12% 102
South East -29 162 £330 +4.76% 88
North West -25 55 £325 -3.70% 40
East of England -45 43 £399 +22.69% 24
East Midlands +3 41 £325 +4.83% 13
Yorkshire -19 40 £325 +8.33% 33
South West -22 33 £360 +30.90% 30
West Midlands +2 28 £325 +8.33% 15
North East -19 18 £288 - 11
Midlands +3 2 £500 +29.87% 1
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1315 (82.39%) JavaScript
2 1263 (79.14%) HTML
3 1211 (75.88%) CSS
4 927 (58.08%) jQuery
5 716 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
6 617 (38.66%) MVC
7 575 (36.03%) HTML5
8 543 (34.02%) .NET
9 513 (32.14%) XML
10 505 (31.64%) C#
11 483 (30.26%) Java
12 451 (28.26%) CSS3
13 441 (27.63%) ASP.NET
14 428 (26.82%) SQL
15 422 (26.44%) Web Services
16 403 (25.25%) JSON
17 390 (24.44%) TDD
18 344 (21.55%) SQL Server
19 338 (21.18%) OO
20 302 (18.92%) Scrum
21 251 (15.73%) MySQL
22 243 (15.23%) Spring
23 241 (15.10%) REST
24 233 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
25 231 (14.47%) Subversion
26 230 (14.41%) Linux
27 222 (13.91%) JSP
28 218 (13.66%) PHP
29 217 (13.60%) Web Development
30 214 (13.41%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 159 (9.96%) CMS
2 142 (8.90%) Apache
3 131 (8.21%) Tomcat
4 89 (5.58%) IIS
5 80 (5.01%) SharePoint
6 63 (3.95%) Node.js
7 60 (3.76%) WebSphere
8 51 (3.20%) WebLogic
9 40 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 39 (2.44%) Drupal
11 35 (2.19%) WordPress
12 34 (2.13%) Confluence
13 29 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
15 26 (1.63%) JBoss
16 24 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
18 20 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 16 (1.00%) Umbraco
20 14 (0.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 97 (6.08%) Photoshop
2 71 (4.45%) MS Excel
3 44 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.88%) MS Office
6 8 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.25%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.19%) MS Project
10 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.063%) Mingle
10 1 (0.063%) GIMP
10 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.063%) InDesign
10 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.13%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.81%) Magento
4 12 (0.75%) Tridion
5 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.063%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.063%) HFM
10 1 (0.063%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.19%) SaaS
4 16 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.81%) GitHub
7 8 (0.50%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.19%) Office 365
10 1 (0.063%) Heroku
10 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.63%) HTTP
2 51 (3.20%) Internet
3 19 (1.19%) SSL
4 18 (1.13%) Intranet
5 13 (0.81%) VPN
5 13 (0.81%) SNMP
5 13 (0.81%) LDAP
6 12 (0.75%) Firewall
7 11 (0.69%) FTP
8 10 (0.63%) DNS
8 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.56%) NAS
9 9 (0.56%) SAN
10 7 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.38%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.38%) SPDY
12 4 (0.25%) X.400
12 4 (0.25%) X.500
12 4 (0.25%) SMTP
12 4 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 251 (15.73%) MySQL
3 132 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 114 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 70 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 50 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 49 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (2.76%) RDBMS
11 42 (2.63%) MongoDB
12 40 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
16 20 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
16 20 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 12 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 231 (14.47%) Subversion
2 200 (12.53%) Git (software)
3 171 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 118 (7.39%) JUnit
5 100 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 99 (6.20%) Maven
7 97 (6.08%) Jenkins
8 91 (5.70%) Eclipse
9 87 (5.45%) Ant
10 78 (4.89%) JIRA
11 64 (4.01%) Selenium
12 52 (3.26%) Cucumber
13 45 (2.82%) Mockito
14 42 (2.63%) NUnit
15 37 (2.32%) Jasmine
16 31 (1.94%) IntelliJ
16 31 (1.94%) Axure RP
17 26 (1.63%) Hudson
18 24 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
18 24 (1.50%) Grunt
General
1 151 (9.46%) Finance
2 75 (4.70%) Marketing
3 61 (3.82%) Banking
4 53 (3.32%) Retail
5 42 (2.63%) Publishing
6 33 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.25%) Legal
8 17 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.75%) Advertising
10 8 (0.50%) Law
11 7 (0.44%) Games
12 6 (0.38%) Military
12 6 (0.38%) Front Office
12 6 (0.38%) Electronics
12 6 (0.38%) Automotive
13 4 (0.25%) Billing
13 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1340 (83.96%) Developer
2 270 (16.92%) .NET Developer
3 202 (12.66%) Front-End Developer
4 194 (12.16%) Web Developer
5 190 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 159 (9.96%) Senior Developer
7 125 (7.83%) C# Developer
8 95 (5.95%) PHP Developer
9 90 (5.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 87 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 85 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 63 (3.95%) Architect
13 57 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 49 (3.07%) UI Programmer
14 49 (3.07%) UI Developer
15 45 (2.82%) .NET Web Developer
16 38 (2.38%) Consultant
17 36 (2.26%) Software Engineer
17 36 (2.26%) Senior .NET Developer
18 35 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1263 (79.14%) HTML
2 1211 (75.88%) CSS
3 927 (58.08%) jQuery
4 575 (36.03%) HTML5
5 543 (34.02%) .NET
6 513 (32.14%) XML
7 451 (28.26%) CSS3
8 441 (27.63%) ASP.NET
9 422 (26.44%) Web Services
10 403 (25.25%) JSON
11 243 (15.23%) Spring
12 241 (15.10%) REST
13 233 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 222 (13.91%) JSP
15 180 (11.28%) AngularJS
16 179 (11.22%) SOAP
17 169 (10.59%) XHTML
18 162 (10.15%) Hibernate
19 157 (9.84%) .NET Framework
20 153 (9.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 182 (11.40%) User Experience
2 82 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 70 (4.39%) Open Source
4 60 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (3.63%) W3C
6 57 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 50 (3.13%) Web 2.0
8 34 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
9 26 (1.63%) Social Media
10 21 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 20 (1.25%) N-Tier
12 17 (1.07%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.00%) Graphic Design
14 15 (0.94%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.75%) NHS
16 12 (0.75%) Management Information System
17 11 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 230 (14.41%) Linux
2 131 (8.21%) UNIX
3 101 (6.33%) Windows
4 50 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.76%) Android
6 21 (1.32%) Solaris
7 17 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 16 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.44%) CentOS
12 6 (0.38%) Debian
12 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.31%) HPUX
14 4 (0.25%) webOS
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (38.66%) MVC
3 390 (24.44%) TDD
4 338 (21.18%) OO
5 302 (18.92%) Scrum
6 217 (13.60%) Web Development
7 183 (11.47%) E-Commerce
8 171 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 168 (10.53%) BDD
10 146 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 140 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 106 (6.64%) OOP
13 103 (6.45%) SOA
14 90 (5.64%) Software Engineering
15 74 (4.64%) Web Design
16 69 (4.32%) Content Management
17 66 (4.14%) Kanban
18 60 (3.76%) Workflow
19 53 (3.32%) Project Management
19 53 (3.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1315 (82.39%) JavaScript
2 505 (31.64%) C#
3 483 (30.26%) Java
4 428 (26.82%) SQL
5 218 (13.66%) PHP
6 86 (5.39%) T-SQL
7 83 (5.20%) Ruby
8 71 (4.45%) Python
9 63 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 59 (3.70%) Scala
11 54 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 46 (2.88%) Perl
12 46 (2.88%) XPath
13 43 (2.69%) PHP5
14 42 (2.63%) Shell Script
15 35 (2.19%) C++
16 26 (1.63%) C
17 18 (1.13%) Bash Shell
18 16 (1.00%) XQuery
18 16 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 126 (7.89%) Degree
2 63 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.50%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.31%) MCP
7 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.13%) CCNA
7 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.13%) MCSE
7 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.13%) MCTS
7 2 (0.13%) MCITP
7 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.063%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.57%) QA
2 8 (0.50%) COBIT
3 7 (0.44%) WCAG
4 3 (0.19%) WAI
5 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (0.81%) Shibboleth
1 13 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.75%) VirtualBox
3 11 (0.69%) Docker
4 10 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.44%) Varnish
6 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.19%) vCloud
9 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.063%) XenApp
10 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (1.44%) Puppet
2 20 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.75%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.31%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.25%) Ansible
7 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.19%) cPanel
9 2 (0.13%) Salt
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.063%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.063%) Kibana
10 1 (0.063%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 214 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 196 (12.28%) Oracle
3 67 (4.20%) Google
4 63 (3.95%) Adobe
5 50 (3.13%) IBM
6 39 (2.44%) hybris
7 35 (2.19%) Zend
8 30 (1.88%) ServiceNow
9 27 (1.69%) Sitecore
9 27 (1.69%) Twitter
10 25 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.13%) Open Text
12 17 (1.07%) VMware
12 17 (1.07%) Telerik
13 16 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.00%) SAP
13 16 (1.00%) RedDot
14 14 (0.88%) Sencha
15 13 (0.81%) Facebook
16 12 (0.75%) EPiServer
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
England
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: £285 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago