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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 168 128 101
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -27
Contract jobs citing Ajax 665 804 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.63% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 5.89% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 548 567
Average daily rate
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£375 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £41.05 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £45.45 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £29.92
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +44.55%
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
13710 13639 11662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.40% 27.66% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9197 9142 7535
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 178 338
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.79 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -15 335 £405 +1.25% 111
South East -26 104 £350 +8.52% 67
East of England -10 52 £350 +7.69% 32
Yorkshire -12 46 £400 +29.65% 31
West Midlands -4 35 £325 - 22
North West -26 34 £326 +3.98% 48
South West -5 26 £375 +19.04% 30
East Midlands -24 23 £325 +8.33% 16
North East -13 4 £363 -34.09% 9
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1066 (86.46%) JavaScript
2 964 (78.18%) HTML
3 919 (74.53%) CSS
4 716 (58.07%) jQuery
5 534 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
6 482 (39.09%) HTML5
7 416 (33.74%) .NET
8 408 (33.09%) XML
9 403 (32.68%) Java
10 393 (31.87%) MVC
11 361 (29.28%) C#
12 357 (28.95%) SQL
13 337 (27.33%) ASP.NET
14 333 (27.01%) CSS3
15 321 (26.03%) SQL Server
16 308 (24.98%) Web Services
17 282 (22.87%) JSON
18 259 (21.01%) TDD
19 249 (20.19%) OO
20 238 (19.30%) Scrum
21 221 (17.92%) AngularJS
22 192 (15.57%) MySQL
23 184 (14.92%) Spring
24 177 (14.36%) JSP
25 175 (14.19%) XHTML
26 174 (14.11%) Linux
27 170 (13.79%) .NET Framework
28 169 (13.71%) Microsoft
29 161 (13.06%) PHP
30 159 (12.90%) Web Development

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 99 (8.03%) CMS
2 78 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 77 (6.24%) Node.js
4 75 (6.08%) WebSphere
5 64 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 62 (5.03%) Apache
7 59 (4.79%) IIS
8 46 (3.73%) WebLogic
9 38 (3.08%) JBoss
10 35 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (1.70%) WordPress
12 21 (1.70%) Umbraco
13 18 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (1.22%) GlassFish
15 13 (1.05%) Confluence
16 12 (0.97%) nginx
17 11 (0.89%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 58 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.62%) Photoshop
3 24 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.30%) MS Office
5 10 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.81%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.32%) MS Project
9 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.081%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.05%) Tridion
3 12 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.41%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.16%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.081%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.081%) Summit
8 1 (0.081%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.78%) GitHub
4 21 (1.70%) SaaS
5 13 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.65%) OpenShift
6 8 (0.65%) Office 365
6 8 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.49%) Yammer
9 5 (0.41%) Force.com
10 4 (0.32%) Google Checkout
10 4 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.24%) CallidusCloud
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.03%) Internet
2 60 (4.87%) HTTP
3 31 (2.51%) Intranet
3 31 (2.51%) SSL
4 18 (1.46%) LDAP
4 18 (1.46%) VPN
5 17 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.89%) Firewall
7 9 (0.73%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.65%) SNMP
9 6 (0.49%) FTP
9 6 (0.49%) DNS
10 5 (0.41%) SMTP
11 4 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.32%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.24%) VLAN
12 3 (0.24%) LAN
12 3 (0.24%) WLAN
12 3 (0.24%) WAN
12 3 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 192 (15.57%) MySQL
3 109 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (7.95%) Relational Database
5 64 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (3.89%) Oracle Database
7 47 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 41 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 35 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.76%) DB2
12 24 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.14%) Big Data
16 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 146 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 140 (11.35%) Git (software)
3 113 (9.16%) Subversion
4 91 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (5.60%) Maven
6 68 (5.52%) Eclipse
7 67 (5.43%) Ant
8 66 (5.35%) JUnit
9 59 (4.79%) Jenkins
10 57 (4.62%) Grunt
10 57 (4.62%) Jasmine
11 52 (4.22%) Selenium
12 37 (3.00%) Cucumber
13 36 (2.92%) JIRA
14 28 (2.27%) Bower
15 24 (1.95%) NUnit
16 21 (1.70%) ReSharper
17 17 (1.38%) Axure RP
18 16 (1.30%) SoapUI
18 16 (1.30%) Moq
General
1 117 (9.49%) Finance
2 58 (4.70%) Banking
3 41 (3.33%) Marketing
4 35 (2.84%) Retail
5 31 (2.51%) Publishing
6 26 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.05%) Legal
10 8 (0.65%) Military
10 8 (0.65%) Electronics
11 7 (0.57%) Games
11 7 (0.57%) Front Office
11 7 (0.57%) Back Office
12 6 (0.49%) Automotive
13 5 (0.41%) Advertising
13 5 (0.41%) iGaming
14 4 (0.32%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.16%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1055 (85.56%) Developer
2 216 (17.52%) .NET Developer
3 178 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 147 (11.92%) Web Developer
5 124 (10.06%) Front-End Developer
6 97 (7.87%) C# Developer
7 94 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 90 (7.30%) Senior Developer
9 81 (6.57%) PHP Developer
10 71 (5.76%) UI Developer
11 70 (5.68%) UI Programmer
12 68 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 61 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
14 60 (4.87%) Architect
15 43 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 34 (2.76%) SharePoint Developer
17 32 (2.60%) Technical Architect
18 29 (2.35%) .NET Web Developer
18 29 (2.35%) Consultant
19 28 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 964 (78.18%) HTML
2 919 (74.53%) CSS
3 716 (58.07%) jQuery
4 482 (39.09%) HTML5
5 416 (33.74%) .NET
6 408 (33.09%) XML
7 337 (27.33%) ASP.NET
8 333 (27.01%) CSS3
9 308 (24.98%) Web Services
10 282 (22.87%) JSON
11 221 (17.92%) AngularJS
12 184 (14.92%) Spring
13 177 (14.36%) JSP
14 175 (14.19%) XHTML
15 170 (13.79%) .NET Framework
16 155 (12.57%) J2EE
17 142 (11.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 141 (11.44%) REST
19 133 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 108 (8.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.98%) User Experience
2 48 (3.89%) W3C
3 47 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 37 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.19%) N-Tier
7 27 (2.19%) Web 2.0
8 21 (1.70%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.14%) RIA
11 14 (1.14%) CMDB
11 14 (1.14%) iPad
12 12 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.97%) Graphic Design
13 10 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.81%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.11%) Linux
2 119 (9.65%) Windows
3 88 (7.14%) UNIX
4 30 (2.43%) Solaris
5 19 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.46%) Android
7 8 (0.65%) CentOS
7 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.65%) AIX
8 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.41%) HPUX
9 5 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (31.87%) MVC
3 259 (21.01%) TDD
4 249 (20.19%) OO
5 238 (19.30%) Scrum
6 159 (12.90%) Web Development
7 140 (11.35%) E-Commerce
8 134 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (9.00%) Unit Testing
10 107 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 103 (8.35%) SOA
12 94 (7.62%) BDD
13 90 (7.30%) OOP
14 78 (6.33%) Content Management
15 69 (5.60%) Web Design
16 62 (5.03%) Open Source
17 58 (4.70%) Kanban
18 51 (4.14%) SDLC
19 50 (4.06%) Software Engineering
20 45 (3.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1066 (86.46%) JavaScript
2 403 (32.68%) Java
3 361 (29.28%) C#
4 357 (28.95%) SQL
5 161 (13.06%) PHP
6 69 (5.60%) T-SQL
7 49 (3.97%) Ruby
8 45 (3.65%) VB.NET
9 41 (3.33%) Scala
10 36 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 34 (2.76%) Python
12 30 (2.43%) XPath
13 27 (2.19%) C++
14 25 (2.03%) PHP5
15 19 (1.54%) Perl
16 16 (1.30%) C
16 16 (1.30%) VB
16 16 (1.30%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (6.33%) Degree
2 74 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 62 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.65%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.32%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.16%) ISEB
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.081%) MCP
9 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.081%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.81%) QA
2 4 (0.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) TickIT
3 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (0.89%) Varnish
2 8 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.57%) Docker
4 5 (0.41%) Squid
4 5 (0.41%) Firmware
4 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) vCloud
5 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.081%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.081%) XenApp
6 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.081%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.78%) Puppet
2 14 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
3 8 (0.65%) Salt
3 8 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.57%) Ansible
5 6 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.32%) logstash
6 4 (0.32%) Kibana
6 4 (0.32%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.32%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.32%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.081%) Nagios
9 1 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 169 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 124 (10.06%) Oracle
3 70 (5.68%) IBM
4 59 (4.79%) Adobe
5 50 (4.06%) Google
6 31 (2.51%) Telerik
7 28 (2.27%) ServiceNow
8 25 (2.03%) Zend
9 22 (1.78%) Sitecore
10 21 (1.70%) hybris
11 19 (1.54%) OpenText
12 17 (1.38%) RedDot
13 14 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.05%) Apple
14 13 (1.05%) Twitter
15 12 (0.97%) SAP
15 12 (0.97%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.89%) ATG
16 11 (0.89%) Sencha
17 9 (0.73%) VMware
London
Big Picture Staffing
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day Dependent on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rubicon Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum Good Bonus Potential + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago