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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 176 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -19
Contract jobs citing Ajax 647 869 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.77% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 6.44% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 575 548
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 15
Average hourly rate £32.60 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £32.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £40.60 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £29.96
% change year-on-year
+16.15% +8.47%
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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
13884 13503 11524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9154 8977 7355
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 6 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 6 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.

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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 -41 314 £400 - 113
South East -36 98 £350 +7.69% 71
Yorkshire +1 53 £378 +25.83% 30
East of England -28 46 £350 -10.54% 25
West Midlands -12 42 £325 +2.36% 18
North West -51 29 £344 +9.12% 35
East Midlands -31 28 £400 +33.33% 20
South West -3 25 £375 +25.00% 26
North East -18 6 £356 -5.00% 8
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Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1086 (86.40%) JavaScript
2 976 (77.65%) HTML
3 936 (74.46%) CSS
4 725 (57.68%) jQuery
5 540 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
6 489 (38.90%) HTML5
7 426 (33.89%) XML
8 412 (32.78%) .NET
9 408 (32.46%) Java
10 389 (30.95%) MVC
11 360 (28.64%) C#
12 348 (27.68%) SQL
13 345 (27.45%) CSS3
14 331 (26.33%) ASP.NET
15 323 (25.70%) Web Services
16 310 (24.66%) SQL Server
17 308 (24.50%) JSON
18 254 (20.21%) TDD
19 248 (19.73%) OO
20 244 (19.41%) Scrum
21 204 (16.23%) AngularJS
22 195 (15.51%) MySQL
23 181 (14.40%) Spring
24 180 (14.32%) Linux
25 177 (14.08%) Web Development
26 171 (13.60%) JSP
26 171 (13.60%) PHP
27 167 (13.29%) Microsoft
28 164 (13.05%) XHTML
29 159 (12.65%) .NET Framework

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 114 (9.07%) CMS
2 83 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 70 (5.57%) WebSphere
4 68 (5.41%) IIS
5 65 (5.17%) Node.js
6 63 (5.01%) Apache
7 62 (4.93%) Tomcat
8 46 (3.66%) WebLogic
9 38 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 32 (2.55%) JBoss
11 27 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (1.91%) WordPress
13 20 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 19 (1.51%) Umbraco
15 16 (1.27%) Confluence
15 16 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (1.19%) GlassFish
17 13 (1.03%) Drupal
17 13 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 60 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.61%) Photoshop
3 33 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.19%) MS Office
5 11 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.72%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.32%) MS Project
8 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.080%) Mingle
10 1 (0.080%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.19%) Tridion
3 12 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.56%) Magento
5 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.080%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.080%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.07%) GitHub
3 23 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.59%) SaaS
5 13 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (0.80%) Office 365
8 7 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.48%) Yammer
10 5 (0.40%) Force.com
11 4 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.24%) CallidusCloud
12 3 (0.24%) Google Checkout
13 2 (0.16%) IaaS
13 2 (0.16%) PaaS
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.93%) Internet
2 48 (3.82%) HTTP
3 34 (2.70%) Intranet
4 30 (2.39%) SSL
5 23 (1.83%) LDAP
6 21 (1.67%) VPN
7 15 (1.19%) Firewall
8 10 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.80%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.64%) SNMP
10 6 (0.48%) FTP
11 5 (0.40%) SMTP
11 5 (0.40%) DNS
12 4 (0.32%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.24%) VLAN
13 3 (0.24%) Wireless
13 3 (0.24%) DVB
13 3 (0.24%) X.400
13 3 (0.24%) X.500
13 3 (0.24%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 195 (15.51%) MySQL
3 100 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 58 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (4.30%) Oracle Database
6 54 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (3.98%) NoSQL
8 46 (3.66%) MongoDB
9 37 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (2.23%) DB2
12 25 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (1.03%) Big Data
15 12 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 150 (11.93%) Visual Studio
2 132 (10.50%) Git (software)
3 129 (10.26%) Subversion
4 94 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (5.73%) Maven
6 71 (5.65%) JUnit
7 69 (5.49%) Jenkins
8 68 (5.41%) Eclipse
9 67 (5.33%) Ant
10 50 (3.98%) Selenium
11 49 (3.90%) Grunt
12 45 (3.58%) Jasmine
13 36 (2.86%) JIRA
14 34 (2.70%) Cucumber
15 26 (2.07%) Axure RP
16 24 (1.91%) NUnit
17 22 (1.75%) Bower
18 19 (1.51%) ReSharper
19 18 (1.43%) Moq
20 16 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 114 (9.07%) Finance
2 56 (4.46%) Banking
3 41 (3.26%) Marketing
4 40 (3.18%) Publishing
5 31 (2.47%) Retail
6 23 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.95%) Legal
10 8 (0.64%) Automotive
11 7 (0.56%) Back Office
11 7 (0.56%) Games
11 7 (0.56%) Military
12 6 (0.48%) Electronics
12 6 (0.48%) Front Office
13 5 (0.40%) iGaming
14 4 (0.32%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1068 (84.96%) Developer
2 202 (16.07%) .NET Developer
3 178 (14.16%) Java Developer
4 159 (12.65%) Web Developer
5 138 (10.98%) Front-End Developer
6 98 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 97 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 94 (7.48%) C# Developer
9 80 (6.36%) PHP Developer
10 72 (5.73%) UI Developer
11 71 (5.65%) UI Programmer
12 67 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 60 (4.77%) Architect
14 57 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
15 43 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 39 (3.10%) SharePoint Developer
16 39 (3.10%) Consultant
17 33 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
18 32 (2.55%) .NET Web Developer
19 29 (2.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 976 (77.65%) HTML
2 936 (74.46%) CSS
3 725 (57.68%) jQuery
4 489 (38.90%) HTML5
5 426 (33.89%) XML
6 412 (32.78%) .NET
7 345 (27.45%) CSS3
8 331 (26.33%) ASP.NET
9 323 (25.70%) Web Services
10 308 (24.50%) JSON
11 204 (16.23%) AngularJS
12 181 (14.40%) Spring
13 171 (13.60%) JSP
14 164 (13.05%) XHTML
15 159 (12.65%) .NET Framework
16 153 (12.17%) J2EE
17 145 (11.54%) REST
18 136 (10.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 124 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
20 115 (9.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.90%) User Experience
2 66 (5.25%) Open Source
3 49 (3.90%) W3C
4 46 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.31%) Web 2.0
7 28 (2.23%) N-Tier
8 26 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.83%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.43%) CMDB
12 17 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.19%) iPad
14 14 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.95%) RIA
15 12 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 11 (0.88%) Graphic Design
17 10 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 180 (14.32%) Linux
2 119 (9.47%) Windows
3 84 (6.68%) UNIX
4 29 (2.31%) Solaris
5 27 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.91%) Android
7 10 (0.80%) CentOS
8 9 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.40%) AIX
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.24%) HPUX
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) SUSE
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (30.95%) MVC
3 254 (20.21%) TDD
4 248 (19.73%) OO
5 244 (19.41%) Scrum
6 177 (14.08%) Web Development
7 138 (10.98%) E-Commerce
8 133 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (8.99%) Unit Testing
10 108 (8.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 100 (7.96%) SOA
12 96 (7.64%) OOP
13 85 (6.76%) BDD
14 77 (6.13%) Content Management
15 71 (5.65%) Web Design
16 55 (4.38%) Software Engineering
16 55 (4.38%) Kanban
17 48 (3.82%) Workflow
17 48 (3.82%) ITIL
18 47 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1086 (86.40%) JavaScript
2 408 (32.46%) Java
3 360 (28.64%) C#
4 348 (27.68%) SQL
5 171 (13.60%) PHP
6 64 (5.09%) T-SQL
7 56 (4.46%) Ruby
8 42 (3.34%) VB.NET
9 41 (3.26%) Python
10 37 (2.94%) Scala
11 36 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 33 (2.63%) XPath
13 24 (1.91%) PHP5
13 24 (1.91%) C++
14 18 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.35%) Perl
16 15 (1.19%) VB
16 15 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.95%) XQuery
17 12 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (6.92%) Degree
2 71 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 58 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.56%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.16%) MCSD
7 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.080%) CISSP
8 1 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.080%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) WCAG
3 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.80%) Varnish
2 8 (0.64%) Docker
3 6 (0.48%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.40%) Firmware
5 4 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.24%) vCloud
7 2 (0.16%) Squid
8 1 (0.080%) XenApp
8 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.080%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.080%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (1.67%) Puppet
2 18 (1.43%) HP UCMDB
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.56%) OpenIDM
5 6 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.40%) Salt
7 4 (0.32%) Ansible
8 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.16%) logstash
9 2 (0.16%) Kibana
9 2 (0.16%) cPanel
10 1 (0.080%) Nagios
10 1 (0.080%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.080%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 167 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.90%) Oracle
3 66 (5.25%) Adobe
4 62 (4.93%) IBM
5 59 (4.69%) Google
6 31 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 28 (2.23%) Telerik
8 24 (1.91%) Sitecore
9 23 (1.83%) Zend
10 22 (1.75%) hybris
10 22 (1.75%) OpenText
11 20 (1.59%) RedDot
12 17 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.19%) Apple
13 15 (1.19%) SAP
13 15 (1.19%) Twitter
14 13 (1.03%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.95%) Sencha
16 10 (0.80%) Facebook
17 9 (0.72%) ATG
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