The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 221 209 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -67
Contract jobs citing Ajax 531 584 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.17% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 3.98% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 392 594
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Median hourly rate - £42.75 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
- -0.62%
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
14723 14677 13965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.27% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10252 10292 9701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 237 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 266 £450 +2.27% 69
South East -4 80 £375 +15.38% 45
South West -12 36 £350 -15.66% 14
North West +13 32 £350 +7.69% 18
East Midlands 0 31 £410 +2.50% 13
West Midlands -24 27 £308 -16.89% 22
Yorkshire +16 25 £430 +27.40% 14
North East -26 18 £370 +34.54% 1
East of England -32 11 £403 +11.80% 22
Midlands +5 3 £600 +50.00%
Ajax
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 931 (87.09%) HTML
2 897 (83.91%) CSS
3 836 (78.20%) JavaScript
4 563 (52.67%) jQuery
5 524 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 473 (44.25%) HTML5
7 406 (37.98%) CSS3
8 389 (36.39%) JSON
9 345 (32.27%) XML
10 324 (30.31%) SQL
11 314 (29.37%) MVC
12 295 (27.60%) AngularJS
13 286 (26.75%) C#
14 283 (26.47%) Java
15 272 (25.44%) Front End Development
16 269 (25.16%) Web Services
16 269 (25.16%) Web Development
17 265 (24.79%) REST
18 254 (23.76%) .NET
19 229 (21.42%) Scrum
20 226 (21.14%) TDD
21 218 (20.39%) Git (software)
22 207 (19.36%) ASP.NET
23 205 (19.18%) SQL Server
24 168 (15.72%) Spring
25 159 (14.87%) Ruby
26 155 (14.50%) OO
26 155 (14.50%) Responsive Web Design
27 154 (14.41%) User Experience
28 151 (14.13%) RESTful

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 115 (10.76%) CMS
2 62 (5.80%) IIS
3 60 (5.61%) Apache
4 57 (5.33%) Confluence
5 54 (5.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 52 (4.86%) SharePoint
7 47 (4.40%) JBoss
7 47 (4.40%) WebSphere
8 37 (3.46%) WebLogic
9 28 (2.62%) Apache Solr
10 23 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (2.06%) Umbraco
12 19 (1.78%) WordPress
13 18 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (1.68%) Tomcat
14 16 (1.50%) Drupal
14 16 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 68 (6.36%) Photoshop
2 35 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (3.09%) MS Excel
4 22 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.94%) InDesign
6 9 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.75%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.56%) GIMP
8 6 (0.56%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.56%) MS Office
9 4 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.84%) Fredhopper
3 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.19%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.19%) Magento
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.19%) RMDS
7 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.094%) Endur
8 1 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.78%) Heroku
4 18 (1.68%) GitHub
5 10 (0.94%) SaaS
6 8 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.75%) Boomi
6 8 (0.75%) PaaS
7 7 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.47%) Office 365
9 4 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.37%) IaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.094%) Force.com
11 1 (0.094%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 119 (11.13%) HTTP
2 46 (4.30%) Internet
3 26 (2.43%) LDAP
4 18 (1.68%) DNS
5 16 (1.50%) SSL
6 15 (1.40%) SNMP
7 12 (1.12%) Kerberos
7 12 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.84%) Network Security
9 8 (0.75%) Intranet
10 3 (0.28%) AMQP
11 2 (0.19%) Firewall
11 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.19%) LAN
11 2 (0.19%) RTP
11 2 (0.19%) RTSP
11 2 (0.19%) SMTP
12 1 (0.094%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.094%) VPN
12 1 (0.094%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 142 (13.28%) MySQL
3 97 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 88 (8.23%) Relational Database
5 82 (7.67%) MongoDB
6 72 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 70 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (6.36%) Oracle Database
9 64 (5.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 33 (3.09%) RDBMS
12 30 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 22 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (1.78%) DB2
18 16 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
19 15 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 218 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 105 (9.82%) Subversion
3 93 (8.70%) JIRA
4 91 (8.51%) JUnit
5 85 (7.95%) Jenkins
6 83 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (6.17%) Grunt
8 58 (5.43%) Selenium
9 57 (5.33%) Visual Studio
10 53 (4.96%) Eclipse
11 49 (4.58%) Ant
12 48 (4.49%) gulp
13 41 (3.84%) Jasmine
14 40 (3.74%) Oracle APEX
15 39 (3.65%) Maven
16 35 (3.27%) Cucumber
17 32 (2.99%) Bower
18 31 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
19 25 (2.34%) TeamCity
20 18 (1.68%) SoapUI
General
1 101 (9.45%) Finance
2 50 (4.68%) Banking
3 37 (3.46%) Marketing
4 36 (3.37%) Advertising
5 27 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.68%) Retail
7 16 (1.50%) Games
8 14 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.12%) Military
9 12 (1.12%) Publishing
10 11 (1.03%) Electronics
10 11 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.37%) Back Office
12 4 (0.37%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Billing
13 3 (0.28%) Front Office
14 1 (0.094%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.094%) Local Government
14 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 897 (83.91%) Developer
2 234 (21.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 159 (14.87%) .NET Developer
4 148 (13.84%) Java Developer
5 132 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 96 (8.98%) HTML Developer
7 69 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 67 (6.27%) Architect
9 66 (6.17%) Angular Developer
9 66 (6.17%) UI Developer
10 63 (5.89%) C# Developer
11 57 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 56 (5.24%) Web Developer
13 51 (4.77%) Senior Developer
14 44 (4.12%) Agile Developer
14 44 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
15 43 (4.02%) ServiceNow Developer
16 38 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
17 35 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 31 (2.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 931 (87.09%) HTML
2 897 (83.91%) CSS
3 563 (52.67%) jQuery
4 473 (44.25%) HTML5
5 406 (37.98%) CSS3
6 389 (36.39%) JSON
7 345 (32.27%) XML
8 295 (27.60%) AngularJS
9 269 (25.16%) Web Services
10 265 (24.79%) REST
11 254 (23.76%) .NET
12 207 (19.36%) ASP.NET
13 168 (15.72%) Spring
14 151 (14.13%) RESTful
15 118 (11.04%) Ruby on Rails
15 118 (11.04%) SOAP
16 114 (10.66%) Backbone.js
17 113 (10.57%) Sass
18 111 (10.38%) XHTML
19 105 (9.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 154 (14.41%) User Experience
2 54 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.62%) W3C
5 27 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 23 (2.15%) Semantic Web
7 21 (1.96%) CMDB
7 21 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.59%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.22%) Social Media
12 10 (0.94%) Graphic Design
13 9 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.75%) Blog
14 8 (0.75%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.75%) Equities
14 8 (0.75%) Interactive TV
14 8 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 115 (10.76%) Linux
2 91 (8.51%) Windows
3 36 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 36 (3.37%) Unix
4 30 (2.81%) Android
5 20 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.59%) Windows Phone
7 16 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (1.50%) webOS
7 16 (1.50%) Windows Phone 7
8 10 (0.94%) AIX
9 9 (0.84%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.47%) Solaris
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.28%) HPUX
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (29.37%) MVC
3 272 (25.44%) Front End Development
4 269 (25.16%) Web Development
5 229 (21.42%) Scrum
6 226 (21.14%) TDD
7 155 (14.50%) OO
7 155 (14.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 139 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
9 133 (12.44%) Configuration Management
10 96 (8.98%) Open Source
11 92 (8.61%) Web Design
12 79 (7.39%) BDD
12 79 (7.39%) Unit Testing
13 78 (7.30%) Prototyping
14 75 (7.02%) E-Commerce
15 74 (6.92%) Mentoring
16 68 (6.36%) Kanban
16 68 (6.36%) SDLC
17 64 (5.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 836 (78.20%) JavaScript
2 324 (30.31%) SQL
3 286 (26.75%) C#
4 283 (26.47%) Java
5 159 (14.87%) Ruby
6 116 (10.85%) Scala
7 113 (10.57%) PHP
8 98 (9.17%) Python
9 85 (7.95%) T-SQL
10 54 (5.05%) Shell Script
10 54 (5.05%) VB.NET
11 49 (4.58%) PL/SQL
12 42 (3.93%) Perl
13 22 (2.06%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.59%) C
14 17 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.50%) C++
16 15 (1.40%) VB
17 13 (1.22%) Groovy
18 10 (0.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 108 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 93 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 73 (6.83%) Degree
4 9 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.65%) PMP
7 6 (0.56%) ISEB
7 6 (0.56%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.37%) MCSE
9 4 (0.37%) PhD
10 3 (0.28%) CCNP
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.28%) MCP
10 3 (0.28%) RHCE
11 2 (0.19%) MCSD
12 1 (0.094%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.43%) QA
2 4 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.37%) SLA
3 3 (0.28%) HL7
4 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (2.15%) Docker
2 13 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.65%) LXC
5 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.094%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.75%) Ansible
3 7 (0.65%) Puppet
4 4 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.19%) Kibana
5 2 (0.19%) logstash
5 2 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.094%) Control-M
6 1 (0.094%) Grafana
6 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.094%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.094%) Mesos
6 1 (0.094%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 137 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 130 (12.16%) Oracle
3 98 (9.17%) Adobe
4 63 (5.89%) Google
5 46 (4.30%) ServiceNow
6 33 (3.09%) IBM
7 31 (2.90%) Sitecore
8 21 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.87%) Perforce
10 13 (1.22%) BEA
10 13 (1.22%) SAP
11 12 (1.12%) Ensighten
12 11 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.03%) DevExpress
12 11 (1.03%) Splunk
13 10 (0.94%) Apple
14 9 (0.84%) ATG
14 9 (0.84%) Telerik
15 8 (0.75%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.75%) VMware
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