The first table below looks at the demand for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 114 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 144 129 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.54% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 6.47% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 86
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £276 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2253 1995 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.80% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1035 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 the South East

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
Hampshire +15 42 £325 +1.56% 21
Berkshire -24 41 £325 -18.75% 19
Oxfordshire +6 17 £325 - 17
Buckinghamshire -16 16 £291 +1.30% 8
Surrey -16 11 £325 +8.33% 17
West Sussex +3 5 £250 -22.48% 2
Kent +5 1 £213 - 10
Middlesex -4 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 268 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 263 (80.92%) HTML
3 239 (73.54%) CSS
4 198 (60.92%) jQuery
5 116 (35.69%) XML
6 110 (33.85%) HTML5
7 102 (31.38%) .NET
8 92 (28.31%) CSS3
9 91 (28.00%) JSON
10 85 (26.15%) C#
11 84 (25.85%) SQL Server
12 79 (24.31%) Java
12 79 (24.31%) MVC
13 76 (23.38%) SQL
14 72 (22.15%) ASP.NET
15 64 (19.69%) Web Services
16 55 (16.92%) Web Development
17 52 (16.00%) Scrum
18 48 (14.77%) MySQL
19 43 (13.23%) J2EE
20 41 (12.62%) TDD
20 41 (12.62%) Linux
21 40 (12.31%) Finance
22 39 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (12.00%) Spring
22 39 (12.00%) PHP
22 39 (12.00%) Windows
22 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.38%) Unit Testing
23 37 (11.38%) SOAP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (7.08%) CMS
2 18 (5.54%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.23%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.62%) IIS
4 15 (4.62%) Apache
5 14 (4.31%) Adobe CQ
6 12 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.38%) Drupal
8 8 (2.46%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.46%) Confluence
9 5 (1.54%) Escenic
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.54%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.54%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.62%) Node.js
10 2 (0.62%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (9.23%) Photoshop
2 19 (5.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (3.69%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.62%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.23%) SaaS
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.62%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.77%) LDAP
1 9 (2.77%) VPN
1 9 (2.77%) SSL
1 9 (2.77%) Internet
2 5 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.54%) HTTP
3 4 (1.23%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.85%) SQL Server
2 48 (14.77%) MySQL
3 34 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (5.23%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 10 (3.08%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (2.15%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.54%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.54%) Big Data
12 5 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (10.46%) Subversion
2 20 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.62%) NUnit
4 14 (4.31%) Eclipse
5 13 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.69%) JUnit
7 11 (3.38%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.08%) JIRA
8 10 (3.08%) MSTest
9 8 (2.46%) Hudson
9 8 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.54%) Firebug
11 5 (1.54%) PhoneGap
12 4 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (1.23%) Ant
13 3 (0.92%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 40 (12.31%) Finance
2 18 (5.54%) Retail
3 15 (4.62%) Legal
4 12 (3.69%) Publishing
5 9 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.15%) Military
7 6 (1.85%) Marketing
8 3 (0.92%) Games
8 3 (0.92%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 274 (84.31%) Developer
2 68 (20.92%) .NET Developer
3 42 (12.92%) Web Developer
4 38 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
5 36 (11.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (10.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 23 (7.08%) Java Developer
8 23 (7.08%) PHP Developer
9 22 (6.77%) C# Developer
9 22 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (6.46%) Designer
10 21 (6.46%) UI Developer
11 20 (6.15%) UI Programmer
12 19 (5.85%) Web Designer
13 17 (5.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (4.62%) Consultant
15 13 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 13 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
16 12 (3.69%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (80.92%) HTML
2 239 (73.54%) CSS
3 198 (60.92%) jQuery
4 116 (35.69%) XML
5 110 (33.85%) HTML5
6 102 (31.38%) .NET
7 92 (28.31%) CSS3
8 91 (28.00%) JSON
9 72 (22.15%) ASP.NET
10 64 (19.69%) Web Services
11 43 (13.23%) J2EE
12 39 (12.00%) Spring
13 37 (11.38%) SOAP
13 37 (11.38%) XHTML
14 33 (10.15%) JSP
15 32 (9.85%) .NET Framework
16 31 (9.54%) Dojo
17 30 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (8.00%) REST
18 26 (8.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.08%) W3C
2 18 (5.54%) Graphic Design
3 14 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.00%) Open Source
5 9 (2.77%) CMDB
5 9 (2.77%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.77%) iPad
5 9 (2.77%) Smartphone
6 8 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.85%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.54%) RIA
9 4 (1.23%) iPhone
10 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.31%) GIS
11 1 (0.31%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.62%) Linux
2 39 (12.00%) Windows
3 18 (5.54%) UNIX
4 14 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.00%) Android
6 9 (2.77%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.77%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.46%) Windows NT
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.31%) Debian
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.31%) MVC
2 55 (16.92%) Web Development
3 52 (16.00%) Scrum
4 41 (12.62%) TDD
5 39 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (11.38%) Unit Testing
7 34 (10.46%) OO
7 34 (10.46%) E-Commerce
8 22 (6.77%) UML
8 22 (6.77%) OOP
9 19 (5.85%) Configuration Management
10 18 (5.54%) ITIL
10 18 (5.54%) SEO
11 17 (5.23%) Usability Testing
11 17 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (4.62%) iOS Development
12 15 (4.62%) Time Management
13 14 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (4.31%) Refactoring
13 14 (4.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 268 (82.46%) JavaScript
2 85 (26.15%) C#
3 79 (24.31%) Java
4 76 (23.38%) SQL
5 39 (12.00%) PHP
6 25 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 12 (3.69%) PHP5
9 11 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.77%) C
11 8 (2.46%) Perl
12 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.85%) Scala
13 5 (1.54%) Ruby
13 5 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.23%) Python
14 4 (1.23%) C++
15 2 (0.62%) VB
16 1 (0.31%) LotusScript
16 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.23%) Degree
2 12 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.31%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.77%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) MOM
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.31%) Oracle
3 15 (4.62%) Adobe
4 12 (3.69%) HP
4 12 (3.69%) Sencha
5 10 (3.08%) BMC
5 10 (3.08%) Remedy
6 9 (2.77%) Serena
6 9 (2.77%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.46%) hybris
7 8 (2.46%) Zend
8 6 (1.85%) JBoss
9 5 (1.54%) VMware
10 4 (1.23%) webMethods
11 3 (0.92%) Siebel
11 3 (0.92%) SendGrid
12 2 (0.62%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.62%) SAP
12 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 240 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
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IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago