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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 201 175 106
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -69
Contract jobs citing Ajax 547 610 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.31% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 4.87% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 409 532
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 12
Average hourly rate £45.25 £33.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.07% +2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £21.58 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.40 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+56.71% +2.29%
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
13292 12534 12300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.60% 26.93% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9301 8453 7834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 177 253
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.33 £46.33 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 259 £450 +5.88% 108
North West +17 73 £363 +11.53% 24
South East -55 62 £338 - 77
East of England +13 39 £360 +2.78% 17
East Midlands -5 35 £420 +23.52% 24
West Midlands -9 29 £300 -6.97% 20
South West -9 26 £415 +18.57% 19
Yorkshire -32 18 £394 +21.15% 22
North East -14 13 £300 -7.69% 8
Midlands +1 2 £400 -
Ajax
UK

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 936 (83.35%) JavaScript
2 926 (82.46%) HTML
3 858 (76.40%) CSS
4 657 (58.50%) jQuery
5 568 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
6 512 (45.59%) HTML5
7 416 (37.04%) Java
8 366 (32.59%) XML
9 326 (29.03%) CSS3
10 323 (28.76%) JSON
11 318 (28.32%) Web Services
11 318 (28.32%) MVC
12 296 (26.36%) SQL
13 288 (25.65%) .NET
14 262 (23.33%) TDD
15 259 (23.06%) C#
16 229 (20.39%) AngularJS
17 227 (20.21%) OO
18 220 (19.59%) Front End Development
19 212 (18.88%) ASP.NET
20 211 (18.79%) SQL Server
21 204 (18.17%) Git (software)
22 202 (17.99%) Scrum
23 187 (16.65%) REST
24 170 (15.14%) PHP
25 165 (14.69%) MySQL
26 156 (13.89%) E-Commerce
27 155 (13.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 154 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
29 153 (13.62%) Spring

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 116 (10.33%) Node.js
2 93 (8.28%) JBoss
3 87 (7.75%) CMS
4 81 (7.21%) Apache
5 77 (6.86%) Tomcat
6 70 (6.23%) IIS
7 68 (6.06%) WebSphere
8 41 (3.65%) WebLogic
9 39 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (2.94%) SharePoint
11 21 (1.87%) Apache Solr
11 21 (1.87%) WordPress
12 19 (1.69%) Confluence
12 19 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.16%) Drupal
13 13 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (1.16%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 53 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 49 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (1.25%) MS Office
4 14 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.27%) MS Project
9 2 (0.18%) GIMP
9 2 (0.18%) InDesign
10 1 (0.089%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) SDL Web 8
2 12 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.89%) Magento
4 9 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.36%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.27%) BigMachines
8 3 (0.27%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.27%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.089%) Endur
9 1 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.089%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.25%) SaaS
4 10 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (0.80%) GitHub
6 6 (0.53%) Force.com
6 6 (0.53%) Office 365
7 4 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) AdWords
8 2 (0.18%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.089%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.089%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.089%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.089%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.089%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 86 (7.66%) HTTP
2 56 (4.99%) Internet
3 51 (4.54%) SSL
4 39 (3.47%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (2.05%) 802.15
6 23 (2.05%) Bluetooth
6 23 (2.05%) X.509
6 23 (2.05%) ZigBee
7 19 (1.69%) LDAP
8 11 (0.98%) DNS
8 11 (0.98%) SNMP
9 10 (0.89%) VPN
10 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.45%) FTP
11 5 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.45%) SMTP
12 4 (0.36%) Firewall
13 3 (0.27%) Intranet
14 2 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 165 (14.69%) MySQL
3 109 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 66 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 63 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 56 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (2.85%) DB2
11 30 (2.67%) Jackrabbit
12 27 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 25 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
17 20 (1.78%) RDBMS
18 19 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 204 (18.17%) Git (software)
2 109 (9.71%) Subversion
3 73 (6.50%) Eclipse
3 73 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (6.23%) JIRA
5 67 (5.97%) Maven
6 55 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 47 (4.19%) Ant
7 47 (4.19%) JUnit
8 46 (4.10%) Jasmine
8 46 (4.10%) Visual Studio
9 42 (3.74%) Jenkins
10 41 (3.65%) Grunt
11 39 (3.47%) Selenium
12 36 (3.21%) Mockito
13 33 (2.94%) Mercurial
14 28 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
15 24 (2.14%) NUnit
16 22 (1.96%) gulp
17 18 (1.60%) Cucumber
General
1 108 (9.62%) Finance
2 48 (4.27%) Marketing
3 47 (4.19%) Retail
4 38 (3.38%) Banking
5 23 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.69%) Publishing
7 18 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.60%) Military
8 13 (1.16%) Legal
9 12 (1.07%) Games
10 11 (0.98%) Back Office
10 11 (0.98%) Electronics
11 9 (0.80%) Advertising
11 9 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.36%) Local Government
15 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) Front Office
17 1 (0.089%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 948 (84.42%) Developer
2 207 (18.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 198 (17.63%) Java Developer
4 169 (15.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 163 (14.51%) .NET Developer
6 114 (10.15%) HTML Developer
7 96 (8.55%) C# Developer
8 95 (8.46%) Senior Developer
9 89 (7.93%) HTML CSS Developer
10 87 (7.75%) Web Developer
11 80 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
12 75 (6.68%) UI Developer
13 72 (6.41%) Architect
14 70 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
15 52 (4.63%) PHP Developer
16 49 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 48 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 43 (3.83%) Software Developer
19 40 (3.56%) Agile Developer
20 39 (3.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 926 (82.46%) HTML
2 858 (76.40%) CSS
3 657 (58.50%) jQuery
4 512 (45.59%) HTML5
5 366 (32.59%) XML
6 326 (29.03%) CSS3
7 323 (28.76%) JSON
8 318 (28.32%) Web Services
9 288 (25.65%) .NET
10 229 (20.39%) AngularJS
11 212 (18.88%) ASP.NET
12 187 (16.65%) REST
13 155 (13.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 153 (13.62%) Spring
15 132 (11.75%) SOAP
16 130 (11.58%) .NET Framework
17 120 (10.69%) J2EE
17 120 (10.69%) RESTful
17 120 (10.69%) Sass
18 112 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.38%) User Experience
2 67 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 45 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 24 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.05%) Graphic Design
6 23 (2.05%) W3C
7 19 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (1.69%) Web 2.0
8 18 (1.60%) Internet of Things
9 14 (1.25%) Social Media
10 13 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.07%) CMDB
12 11 (0.98%) iPad
13 10 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.80%) Animation
14 9 (0.80%) Cryptography
14 9 (0.80%) Ontologies
15 7 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 119 (10.60%) Linux
2 81 (7.21%) Windows
3 74 (6.59%) Unix
4 30 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (1.25%) Android
9 12 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.98%) Solaris
11 6 (0.53%) AIX
11 6 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.089%) CentOS
13 1 (0.089%) Debian
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (28.32%) MVC
3 262 (23.33%) TDD
4 227 (20.21%) OO
5 220 (19.59%) Front End Development
6 202 (17.99%) Scrum
7 156 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 154 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
9 150 (13.36%) Unit Testing
10 142 (12.64%) Web Development
11 115 (10.24%) Responsive Web Design
12 96 (8.55%) BDD
13 90 (8.01%) Kanban
14 78 (6.95%) Web Design
15 77 (6.86%) OOP
16 68 (6.06%) SDLC
17 66 (5.88%) Mentoring
18 63 (5.61%) Software Engineering
19 56 (4.99%) ITIL
19 56 (4.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 936 (83.35%) JavaScript
2 416 (37.04%) Java
3 296 (26.36%) SQL
4 259 (23.06%) C#
5 170 (15.14%) PHP
6 84 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 78 (6.95%) Perl
8 59 (5.25%) Python
9 51 (4.54%) Scala
10 50 (4.45%) PL/SQL
11 41 (3.65%) C++
11 41 (3.65%) Ruby
12 40 (3.56%) VB.NET
13 38 (3.38%) C
14 32 (2.85%) Shell Script
15 27 (2.40%) TypeScript
16 26 (2.32%) Bash Shell
17 25 (2.23%) XPath
18 17 (1.51%) Dart
18 17 (1.51%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 72 (6.41%) Degree
2 68 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.98%) BC Cleared
6 7 (0.62%) SANS
7 6 (0.53%) ISACA
7 6 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.45%) MCPD
8 5 (0.45%) MCSD
8 5 (0.45%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.36%) ECDL
10 3 (0.27%) ISEB
10 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.27%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.99%) QA
2 9 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.62%) WCAG
4 2 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.089%) COBIT
5 1 (0.089%) HL7
5 1 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (0.62%) Docker
1 7 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.18%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
5 1 (0.089%) LXC
5 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.16%) Puppet
2 11 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.27%) Ansible
5 2 (0.18%) Fluentd
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.089%) cPanel
6 1 (0.089%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.089%) Salt
6 1 (0.089%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 144 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 143 (12.73%) Oracle
3 50 (4.45%) IBM
4 35 (3.12%) ServiceNow
5 24 (2.14%) Google
6 23 (2.05%) Adobe
6 23 (2.05%) Siebel
7 18 (1.60%) hybris
7 18 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.51%) Zend
9 16 (1.42%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.25%) ATG
10 14 (1.25%) Telerik
11 13 (1.16%) VMware
12 11 (0.98%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.98%) SAP
12 11 (0.98%) Twitter
13 9 (0.80%) Informatica
14 8 (0.71%) OpenText
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
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London
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: £275 - £320 per day
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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
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West Yorkshire
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