The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 111 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing Ajax 454 422 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.95% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.41% 6.76% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 315 424
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +35.86%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ajax
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 105 £400 +0.37% 43
Chiswick - 7 £300 -
Hammersmith +2 3 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £400 +45.45% 1
Canary Wharf +7 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £400 -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Romford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 691 (81.29%) JavaScript
2 682 (80.24%) HTML
3 633 (74.47%) CSS
4 550 (64.71%) jQuery
5 350 (41.18%) HTML5
6 328 (38.59%) XML
7 282 (33.18%) .NET
8 274 (32.24%) Java
9 272 (32.00%) MVC
9 272 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
10 267 (31.41%) CSS3
11 243 (28.59%) C#
12 215 (25.29%) SQL
12 215 (25.29%) OO
13 207 (24.35%) JSON
14 194 (22.82%) TDD
15 193 (22.71%) ASP.NET
16 180 (21.18%) SQL Server
17 170 (20.00%) Web Services
18 155 (18.24%) Subversion
19 152 (17.88%) Finance
20 151 (17.76%) Web Development
21 150 (17.65%) PHP
22 149 (17.53%) Scrum
23 145 (17.06%) E-Commerce
24 125 (14.71%) MySQL
25 120 (14.12%) Spring
26 117 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
27 112 (13.18%) XHTML
28 111 (13.06%) CMS

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 111 (13.06%) CMS
2 56 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 50 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 46 (5.41%) Apache
5 38 (4.47%) Umbraco
6 30 (3.53%) WordPress
7 29 (3.41%) Node.js
7 29 (3.41%) Drupal
8 25 (2.94%) WebLogic
9 22 (2.59%) WebSphere
10 21 (2.47%) IIS
10 21 (2.47%) Adobe CQ
11 20 (2.35%) DNN
12 19 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (1.76%) MQSeries
14 14 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (1.41%) Joomla!
16 11 (1.29%) Alfresco
17 10 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 48 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.47%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.71%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.59%) Mingle
8 4 (0.47%) MS Project
9 2 (0.24%) MS Office
10 1 (0.12%) SPSS
10 1 (0.12%) InDesign
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 17 (2.00%) Tridion
2 12 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.06%) Magento
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) Lawson
7 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (1.41%) SaaS
2 9 (1.06%) GitHub
3 7 (0.82%) Force.com
4 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.59%) Office 365
5 3 (0.35%) PaaS
5 3 (0.35%) Heroku
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.59%) Internet
2 38 (4.47%) HTTP
3 23 (2.71%) Intranet
4 10 (1.18%) SSL
5 9 (1.06%) LDAP
6 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.59%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.47%) DNS
9 3 (0.35%) FTP
9 3 (0.35%) Extranet
10 2 (0.24%) AMQP
10 2 (0.24%) SSH
10 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.24%) SNMP
10 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 125 (14.71%) MySQL
3 72 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 57 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (3.41%) RDBMS
7 28 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.12%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (2.00%) DB2
10 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 155 (18.24%) Subversion
2 109 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 90 (10.59%) Visual Studio
4 51 (6.00%) JUnit
5 44 (5.18%) Eclipse
5 44 (5.18%) NUnit
6 37 (4.35%) Maven
7 28 (3.29%) Cucumber
8 27 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.71%) Selenium
9 23 (2.71%) Jenkins
10 22 (2.59%) Jasmine
10 22 (2.59%) Ant
11 21 (2.47%) MSTest
12 19 (2.24%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
15 16 (1.88%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
15 16 (1.88%) Toad
General
1 152 (17.88%) Finance
2 60 (7.06%) Banking
3 31 (3.65%) Retail
4 25 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.47%) Games
6 14 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.53%) Publishing
8 12 (1.41%) Marketing
8 12 (1.41%) Front Office
9 11 (1.29%) Advertising
10 9 (1.06%) Legal
11 7 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.59%) Back Office
14 4 (0.47%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.24%) Billing
16 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.24%) Automotive
17 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 690 (81.18%) Developer
2 139 (16.35%) .NET Developer
3 132 (15.53%) Front-End Developer
4 101 (11.88%) Web Developer
5 99 (11.65%) Senior Developer
6 93 (10.94%) Java Developer
7 51 (6.00%) Architect
7 51 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 47 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 46 (5.41%) PHP Developer
10 39 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 29 (3.41%) Designer
14 24 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
15 23 (2.71%) Programmer
15 23 (2.71%) UI Developer
16 22 (2.59%) UI Programmer
16 22 (2.59%) Technical Architect
16 22 (2.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (80.24%) HTML
2 633 (74.47%) CSS
3 550 (64.71%) jQuery
4 350 (41.18%) HTML5
5 328 (38.59%) XML
6 282 (33.18%) .NET
7 267 (31.41%) CSS3
8 207 (24.35%) JSON
9 193 (22.71%) ASP.NET
10 170 (20.00%) Web Services
11 120 (14.12%) Spring
12 117 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 112 (13.18%) XHTML
14 108 (12.71%) .NET Framework
15 94 (11.06%) JSP
16 93 (10.94%) REST
17 85 (10.00%) WCF
17 85 (10.00%) AngularJS
18 83 (9.76%) J2EE
19 73 (8.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.59%) Open Source
2 36 (4.24%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.76%) W3C
4 22 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.35%) Web 2.0
6 19 (2.24%) Firmware
7 15 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (1.76%) Online Games
8 13 (1.53%) RIA
9 11 (1.29%) iPad
10 10 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.94%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.82%) GIS
12 7 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.71%) Pharmacovigilance
13 6 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.71%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.06%) Linux
2 62 (7.29%) UNIX
3 52 (6.12%) Windows
4 29 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.59%) Android
6 15 (1.76%) Solaris
7 14 (1.65%) HPUX
8 10 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (32.00%) MVC
1 272 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (25.29%) OO
3 194 (22.82%) TDD
4 151 (17.76%) Web Development
5 149 (17.53%) Scrum
6 145 (17.06%) E-Commerce
7 87 (10.24%) Content Management
8 80 (9.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 80 (9.41%) BDD
8 80 (9.41%) Unit Testing
9 76 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (8.00%) OOP
11 61 (7.18%) Project Management
12 55 (6.47%) UML
13 52 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 50 (5.88%) Configuration Management
15 48 (5.65%) SEO
16 38 (4.47%) Kanban
17 37 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 691 (81.29%) JavaScript
2 274 (32.24%) Java
3 243 (28.59%) C#
4 215 (25.29%) SQL
5 150 (17.65%) PHP
6 79 (9.29%) Ruby
7 66 (7.76%) T-SQL
8 38 (4.47%) Python
9 37 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 29 (3.41%) PHP5
11 26 (3.06%) XPath
12 25 (2.94%) Perl
12 25 (2.94%) Scala
13 23 (2.71%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.35%) C++
15 18 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 17 (2.00%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.00%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.53%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (6.35%) Degree
2 20 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.94%) ISEB
6 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.35%) MCP
7 3 (0.35%) MCSD
7 3 (0.35%) MBA
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.24%) OCMJEA
8 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) Section 508
3 3 (0.35%) WAI
4 2 (0.24%) HL7
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) Puppet
2 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.12%) Netcool
3 1 (0.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.12%) MOM
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 102 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 88 (10.35%) Oracle
3 46 (5.41%) Adobe
4 37 (4.35%) ATG
5 36 (4.24%) Zend
6 32 (3.76%) EPiServer
7 30 (3.53%) Google
8 22 (2.59%) Sitecore
9 19 (2.24%) IBM
9 19 (2.24%) Endeca
10 14 (1.65%) Elastic Path
10 14 (1.65%) Blue Martini
10 14 (1.65%) Interwoven
10 14 (1.65%) JBoss
11 13 (1.53%) hybris
11 13 (1.53%) Twitter
12 11 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.29%) Sencha
13 10 (1.18%) Facebook
13 10 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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