The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 145 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -20
Contract jobs citing Ajax 367 524 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 2.12% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 6.76% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 380 433
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £24.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +25.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +40.81%
Ajax
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7428 7752 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.36% 31.33% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5587 5366
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax across the London region.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in London

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax across the London region.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
City of London -39 72 £450 +9.09% 39
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £328 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 626 (80.46%) HTML
2 612 (78.66%) JavaScript
3 581 (74.68%) CSS
4 513 (65.94%) jQuery
5 416 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
6 343 (44.09%) HTML5
7 304 (39.07%) MVC
8 263 (33.80%) .NET
9 254 (32.65%) TDD
10 248 (31.88%) OO
11 241 (30.98%) Java
12 233 (29.95%) CSS3
13 229 (29.43%) C#
14 225 (28.92%) ASP.NET
15 208 (26.74%) JSON
16 206 (26.48%) XML
17 195 (25.06%) Web Services
18 160 (20.57%) SQL
18 160 (20.57%) SQL Server
19 137 (17.61%) Scrum
20 129 (16.58%) MySQL
21 128 (16.45%) PHP
21 128 (16.45%) ASP.NET MVC
22 127 (16.32%) E-Commerce
23 122 (15.68%) Spring
24 121 (15.55%) Subversion
25 117 (15.04%) Microsoft
26 116 (14.91%) Finance
27 112 (14.40%) BDD
28 108 (13.88%) Web Development

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 68 (8.74%) CMS
2 55 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 47 (6.04%) Apache
4 45 (5.78%) IIS
5 37 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 28 (3.60%) Node.js
7 26 (3.34%) WebSphere
8 21 (2.70%) Umbraco
8 21 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (2.57%) WebLogic
10 19 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
11 17 (2.19%) Drupal
12 15 (1.93%) WordPress
13 11 (1.41%) Confluence
13 11 (1.41%) DNN
14 9 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.90%) nginx
16 6 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (6.81%) Photoshop
2 44 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.41%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.51%) MS Office
7 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.26%) InDesign
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) GIMP
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.90%) Magento
3 5 (0.64%) Tridion
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.90%) Force.com
4 5 (0.64%) SaaS
5 4 (0.51%) GitHub
6 3 (0.39%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.44%) Internet
2 18 (2.31%) HTTP
3 10 (1.29%) SNMP
4 9 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.90%) DNS
5 7 (0.90%) SSL
6 6 (0.77%) Intranet
6 6 (0.77%) SPDY
7 3 (0.39%) FTP
7 3 (0.39%) LDAP
7 3 (0.39%) VoIP
8 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.26%) DHCP
8 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.26%) Firewall
8 2 (0.26%) Wireless
8 2 (0.26%) SSH
8 2 (0.26%) NAS
8 2 (0.26%) SAN
9 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 129 (16.58%) MySQL
3 55 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 34 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 27 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.90%) DB2
15 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 121 (15.55%) Subversion
2 106 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 87 (11.18%) Visual Studio
4 48 (6.17%) Eclipse
5 47 (6.04%) JUnit
6 40 (5.14%) NUnit
6 40 (5.14%) Jasmine
7 36 (4.63%) Cucumber
8 33 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (3.86%) JIRA
10 29 (3.73%) Maven
11 27 (3.47%) Jenkins
12 24 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
13 23 (2.96%) Ant
14 22 (2.83%) Selenium
15 16 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (2.06%) Hudson
15 16 (2.06%) SpecFlow
16 15 (1.93%) MSTest
16 15 (1.93%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (14.91%) Finance
2 58 (7.46%) Banking
3 39 (5.01%) Retail
4 26 (3.34%) Marketing
5 24 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.80%) Advertising
7 13 (1.67%) Front Office
8 10 (1.29%) Games
9 9 (1.16%) Publishing
9 9 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.90%) Legal
11 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.64%) Billing
13 4 (0.51%) Law
14 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Back Office
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 658 (84.58%) Developer
2 143 (18.38%) .NET Developer
3 117 (15.04%) Front-End Developer
4 91 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 83 (10.67%) Java Developer
6 77 (9.90%) Web Developer
7 51 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 50 (6.43%) C# Developer
9 45 (5.78%) PHP Developer
10 44 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 39 (5.01%) Architect
12 37 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (3.47%) Agile .NET Developer
15 23 (2.96%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.70%) Technical Architect
16 21 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
17 18 (2.31%) UI Developer
18 17 (2.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 17 (2.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (80.46%) HTML
2 581 (74.68%) CSS
3 513 (65.94%) jQuery
4 343 (44.09%) HTML5
5 263 (33.80%) .NET
6 233 (29.95%) CSS3
7 225 (28.92%) ASP.NET
8 208 (26.74%) JSON
9 206 (26.48%) XML
10 195 (25.06%) Web Services
11 128 (16.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 122 (15.68%) Spring
13 107 (13.75%) AngularJS
14 100 (12.85%) JSP
15 99 (12.72%) REST
16 92 (11.83%) WCF
17 91 (11.70%) Backbone.js
18 89 (11.44%) .NET Framework
19 88 (11.31%) KnockoutJS
20 82 (10.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.41%) User Experience
2 35 (4.50%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (4.24%) Open Source
3 33 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.47%) W3C
4 27 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.80%) Web 2.0
7 10 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.29%) Social Media
8 9 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.03%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.77%) Smartcard
11 6 (0.77%) Clustering
11 6 (0.77%) Online Games
12 5 (0.64%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.64%) iPhone
12 5 (0.64%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.74%) Linux
2 59 (7.58%) UNIX
3 55 (7.07%) Windows
4 20 (2.57%) Android
4 20 (2.57%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.41%) Solaris
7 7 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.77%) HPUX
9 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.39%) webOS
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (39.07%) MVC
3 254 (32.65%) TDD
4 248 (31.88%) OO
5 137 (17.61%) Scrum
6 127 (16.32%) E-Commerce
7 112 (14.40%) BDD
8 108 (13.88%) Web Development
9 74 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (8.23%) Unit Testing
10 64 (8.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 61 (7.84%) OOP
12 54 (6.94%) SOA
13 45 (5.78%) Kanban
14 44 (5.66%) Content Management
15 39 (5.01%) Software Engineering
16 38 (4.88%) SEO
16 38 (4.88%) Configuration Management
17 35 (4.50%) User Stories
17 35 (4.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 612 (78.66%) JavaScript
2 241 (30.98%) Java
3 229 (29.43%) C#
4 160 (20.57%) SQL
5 128 (16.45%) PHP
6 44 (5.66%) Ruby
7 31 (3.98%) Scala
8 29 (3.73%) Python
9 26 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.08%) VB.NET
11 21 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 20 (2.57%) Perl
13 16 (2.06%) C++
14 14 (1.80%) XPath
15 11 (1.41%) PHP5
15 11 (1.41%) C
15 11 (1.41%) VBScript
15 11 (1.41%) VB
16 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (6.56%) Degree
2 13 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.64%) MCSD
5 3 (0.39%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.26%) MCSE
6 2 (0.26%) CCNA
6 2 (0.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.33%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.77%) Varnish
3 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (1.03%) Puppet
2 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.39%) Ansible
4 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.26%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Netcool
5 1 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 117 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.87%) Oracle
3 26 (3.34%) Sitecore
4 22 (2.83%) Zend
4 22 (2.83%) JBoss
5 20 (2.57%) Adobe
6 19 (2.44%) hybris
7 18 (2.31%) Google
8 17 (2.19%) EPiServer
9 15 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.67%) IBM
11 10 (1.29%) Twitter
12 7 (0.90%) ATG
12 7 (0.90%) Telerik
13 6 (0.77%) Interwoven
13 6 (0.77%) Facebook
14 5 (0.64%) Sun
15 4 (0.51%) Business Objects
15 4 (0.51%) Blue Martini
15 4 (0.51%) Elastic Path
City of London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £150 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago