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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 139 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -17
Contract jobs citing Ajax 809 979 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 2.03% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 6.93% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 664 768
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +6.43%
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 £350 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 30
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.40 £15.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.78 £31.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -38 382 £400 +2.56% 158
South East +11 153 £350 - 84
East of England -28 65 £318 -15.33% 27
West Midlands -9 51 £320 +10.34% 21
North West -53 40 £373 +20.16% 46
South West -27 33 £340 +4.61% 23
Yorkshire +2 31 £303 +10.00% 27
East Midlands -5 31 £325 +18.18% 21
North East -8 18 £375 - 14
Midlands +4 3 - - 1
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1281 (80.57%) HTML
2 1254 (78.87%) JavaScript
3 1176 (73.96%) CSS
4 948 (59.62%) jQuery
5 652 (41.01%) MVC
6 593 (37.30%) HTML5
7 587 (36.92%) .NET
8 549 (34.53%) C#
9 499 (31.38%) XML
10 493 (31.01%) Java
11 489 (30.75%) ASP.NET
12 452 (28.43%) CSS3
13 448 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
14 418 (26.29%) TDD
15 410 (25.79%) SQL Server
16 406 (25.53%) SQL
17 398 (25.03%) Web Services
18 384 (24.15%) JSON
19 349 (21.95%) OO
20 307 (19.31%) MySQL
21 265 (16.67%) Spring
22 263 (16.54%) Subversion
23 261 (16.42%) PHP
24 259 (16.29%) Web Development
25 249 (15.66%) Scrum
26 246 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
27 236 (14.84%) E-Commerce
28 225 (14.15%) JSP
29 217 (13.65%) REST
30 212 (13.33%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 128 (8.05%) CMS
2 112 (7.04%) Apache
3 107 (6.73%) Tomcat
4 80 (5.03%) SharePoint
5 69 (4.34%) WebSphere
6 58 (3.65%) IIS
7 50 (3.14%) Node.js
8 46 (2.89%) WebLogic
9 35 (2.20%) Adobe CQ
10 34 (2.14%) WordPress
11 33 (2.08%) Drupal
12 32 (2.01%) Confluence
13 30 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
14 25 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (1.51%) Umbraco
16 23 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (1.38%) MQSeries
18 15 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
19 13 (0.82%) DNN
Applications
1 85 (5.35%) Photoshop
2 72 (4.53%) MS Excel
3 29 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.63%) MS Office
6 8 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) GIMP
9 2 (0.13%) InDesign
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.063%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Tridion
1 12 (0.75%) Magento
2 8 (0.50%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.063%) Summit
8 1 (0.063%) HFM
8 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.063%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.38%) SaaS
3 14 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 9 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
4 9 (0.57%) GitHub
5 7 (0.44%) Force.com
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.71%) HTTP
2 53 (3.33%) Internet
3 19 (1.19%) SSL
4 14 (0.88%) DNS
5 9 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.50%) Intranet
6 8 (0.50%) SSH
7 7 (0.44%) LDAP
8 5 (0.31%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.31%) FTP
8 5 (0.31%) SNMP
9 4 (0.25%) VPN
9 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.25%) Firewall
10 3 (0.19%) NAS
10 3 (0.19%) SPDY
10 3 (0.19%) VoIP
10 3 (0.19%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 307 (19.31%) MySQL
3 149 (9.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 134 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 69 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 58 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 50 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (3.02%) MongoDB
9 45 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 44 (2.77%) Oracle Database
10 44 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (2.64%) RDBMS
12 34 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (1.13%) InterSystems Cache
16 18 (1.13%) DB2
17 16 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
18 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 263 (16.54%) Subversion
2 181 (11.38%) Git (software)
3 168 (10.57%) Visual Studio
4 110 (6.92%) JUnit
5 85 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (5.22%) Eclipse
7 78 (4.91%) Maven
8 65 (4.09%) JIRA
9 61 (3.84%) Ant
10 60 (3.77%) NUnit
10 60 (3.77%) Cucumber
11 52 (3.27%) Selenium
11 52 (3.27%) Jenkins
12 44 (2.77%) Jasmine
13 32 (2.01%) Mockito
14 22 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
14 22 (1.38%) SpecFlow
15 21 (1.32%) Hudson
15 21 (1.32%) MSTest
16 20 (1.26%) IntelliJ
General
1 206 (12.96%) Finance
2 69 (4.34%) Banking
3 68 (4.28%) Retail
4 48 (3.02%) Marketing
5 27 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.64%) Publishing
7 25 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.32%) Games
10 20 (1.26%) Legal
11 19 (1.19%) Advertising
12 9 (0.57%) Front Office
13 8 (0.50%) Law
14 6 (0.38%) Billing
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
16 4 (0.25%) Automotive
17 3 (0.19%) Back Office
17 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.19%) German Language
18 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1361 (85.60%) Developer
2 315 (19.81%) .NET Developer
3 213 (13.40%) Web Developer
4 186 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 180 (11.32%) Front-End Developer
6 145 (9.12%) Senior Developer
7 144 (9.06%) C# Developer
8 128 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 108 (6.79%) PHP Developer
10 106 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
12 73 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 62 (3.90%) Architect
14 61 (3.84%) UI Developer
15 51 (3.21%) UI Programmer
15 51 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
16 49 (3.08%) Hybris Developer
17 46 (2.89%) .NET Web Developer
18 36 (2.26%) C# Web Developer
19 34 (2.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1281 (80.57%) HTML
2 1176 (73.96%) CSS
3 948 (59.62%) jQuery
4 593 (37.30%) HTML5
5 587 (36.92%) .NET
6 499 (31.38%) XML
7 489 (30.75%) ASP.NET
8 452 (28.43%) CSS3
9 398 (25.03%) Web Services
10 384 (24.15%) JSON
11 265 (16.67%) Spring
12 246 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 225 (14.15%) JSP
14 217 (13.65%) REST
15 188 (11.82%) XHTML
16 180 (11.32%) .NET Framework
17 174 (10.94%) WCF
18 157 (9.87%) J2EE
19 151 (9.50%) SOAP
19 151 (9.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.78%) Open Source
2 53 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 51 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 46 (2.89%) W3C
5 44 (2.77%) Web 2.0
6 34 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (1.51%) N-Tier
8 23 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.38%) GIS
10 19 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.01%) Digital Media
12 15 (0.94%) Social Media
12 15 (0.94%) Graphic Design
13 13 (0.82%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.75%) Data Integration
15 11 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.63%) iPhone
16 10 (0.63%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.50%) iPad
17 8 (0.50%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 180 (11.32%) Linux
2 147 (9.25%) UNIX
3 116 (7.30%) Windows
4 46 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.83%) Android
6 23 (1.45%) Solaris
7 20 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.88%) HPUX
8 14 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.75%) CentOS
9 12 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.31%) Debian
11 4 (0.25%) Fedora
11 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (41.01%) MVC
2 448 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 418 (26.29%) TDD
4 349 (21.95%) OO
5 259 (16.29%) Web Development
6 249 (15.66%) Scrum
7 236 (14.84%) E-Commerce
8 159 (10.00%) BDD
9 144 (9.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 142 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (8.87%) Unit Testing
12 106 (6.67%) OOP
13 86 (5.41%) Content Management
14 83 (5.22%) SOA
15 76 (4.78%) Configuration Management
16 75 (4.72%) SEO
17 70 (4.40%) Software Engineering
18 69 (4.34%) UML
19 66 (4.15%) Project Management
20 65 (4.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1254 (78.87%) JavaScript
2 549 (34.53%) C#
3 493 (31.01%) Java
4 406 (25.53%) SQL
5 261 (16.42%) PHP
6 108 (6.79%) T-SQL
7 85 (5.35%) Ruby
8 70 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 67 (4.21%) Scala
10 66 (4.15%) Python
11 60 (3.77%) PL/SQL
12 39 (2.45%) PHP5
13 38 (2.39%) Perl
13 38 (2.39%) C++
14 29 (1.82%) VB
15 28 (1.76%) XPath
16 27 (1.70%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.19%) C
18 17 (1.07%) VBScript
19 14 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 104 (6.54%) Degree
2 28 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.44%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.31%) MCSD
7 3 (0.19%) ISEB
7 3 (0.19%) MBA
7 3 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.19%) MCP
8 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.13%) MCSE
8 2 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.063%) MCTS
9 1 (0.063%) MCITP
9 1 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.063%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.97%) QA
2 8 (0.50%) COBIT
3 7 (0.44%) WCAG
4 3 (0.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.063%) WAI
6 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.063%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.57%) Shibboleth
3 8 (0.50%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.38%) Varnish
5 5 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.31%) Docker
6 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.19%) vCloud
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (1.13%) Puppet
2 8 (0.50%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.19%) Ansible
4 3 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.13%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.063%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.063%) Netcool
6 1 (0.063%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.063%) logstash
Vendors
1 212 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 178 (11.19%) Oracle
3 71 (4.47%) hybris
4 59 (3.71%) Adobe
5 44 (2.77%) Zend
6 40 (2.52%) JBoss
7 39 (2.45%) IBM
8 35 (2.20%) Sitecore
9 26 (1.64%) Twitter
10 20 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.19%) Google
11 19 (1.19%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.88%) Interwoven
13 13 (0.82%) Rackspace
14 12 (0.75%) FatWire
15 11 (0.69%) Facebook
16 10 (0.63%) ATG
16 10 (0.63%) Sun
17 9 (0.57%) SAP
17 9 (0.57%) VMware
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: EXCELLENT DAY RATES
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
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