The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 97 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 180 142 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 1.63% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 6.30% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 89
Average daily rate
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£363 £346 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% +4.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £274 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £23.44
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +55.71%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2222 2254 2480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.06% 25.92% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1284 1230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 60 86
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 23 September 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 23 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
Hampshire +8 41 £350 +2.63% 32
Oxfordshire +11 32 £488 +18.18% 7
Berkshire -16 31 £350 - 21
Surrey +15 26 £350 +84.21% 20
East Sussex +6 20 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -21 11 £375 +20.00% 8
West Sussex +11 9 £313 - 3
Middlesex -4 1 £313 +1.62% 1
Kent - 1 £200 - 3
Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 252 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 220 (73.09%) CSS
3 215 (71.43%) HTML
4 176 (58.47%) jQuery
5 131 (43.52%) MVC
6 101 (33.55%) SQL
7 100 (33.22%) .NET
8 99 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (32.56%) Java
10 97 (32.23%) SQL Server
11 93 (30.90%) XML
12 91 (30.23%) C#
13 84 (27.91%) ASP.NET
14 78 (25.91%) MySQL
15 70 (23.26%) Spring
16 68 (22.59%) Web Services
17 59 (19.60%) Linux
18 58 (19.27%) Subversion
18 58 (19.27%) HTML5
19 56 (18.60%) JSON
20 54 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
20 54 (17.94%) Scrum
21 51 (16.94%) Web Development
22 47 (15.61%) JSP
23 46 (15.28%) Oracle
24 43 (14.29%) PHP
25 41 (13.62%) Apache
26 40 (13.29%) TDD
26 40 (13.29%) Unit Testing
27 37 (12.29%) Maven

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 41 (13.62%) Apache
2 36 (11.96%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 18 (5.98%) Confluence
5 17 (5.65%) CMS
6 16 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (3.99%) IIS
8 10 (3.32%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.32%) ColdFusion
8 10 (3.32%) WordPress
9 8 (2.66%) Drupal
10 7 (2.33%) Node.js
10 7 (2.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.00%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (10.63%) Photoshop
2 24 (7.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.99%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.00%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.32%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.66%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.98%) SaaS
2 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.32%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.98%) Internet
2 8 (2.66%) DNS
3 7 (2.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
4 2 (0.66%) IPv4
4 2 (0.66%) IPv6
4 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) LDAP
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) RFID
5 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.33%) NFC
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 78 (25.91%) MySQL
3 28 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.66%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.00%) Big Data
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 58 (19.27%) Subversion
2 37 (12.29%) Maven
3 36 (11.96%) JUnit
4 25 (8.31%) JIRA
5 20 (6.64%) Selenium
5 20 (6.64%) Ant
5 20 (6.64%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.31%) Git (software)
7 18 (5.98%) Mockito
7 18 (5.98%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.32%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.99%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.99%) NUnit
11 6 (1.99%) RSpec
11 6 (1.99%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (1.00%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.00%) Grunt
13 3 (1.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (8.64%) Finance
2 16 (5.32%) Marketing
3 13 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.99%) Legal
5 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.33%) Advertising
6 4 (1.33%) Electronics
6 4 (1.33%) Games
7 3 (1.00%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 250 (83.06%) Developer
2 68 (22.59%) Web Developer
3 57 (18.94%) .NET Developer
4 44 (14.62%) Front-End Developer
5 41 (13.62%) C# Developer
6 40 (13.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (8.97%) Java Developer
10 26 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (7.31%) C# Web Developer
11 22 (7.31%) .NET Web Developer
12 21 (6.98%) Senior Developer
13 20 (6.64%) PHP Developer
14 17 (5.65%) Hybris Developer
15 15 (4.98%) Front-End Web Developer
16 14 (4.65%) Designer
16 14 (4.65%) Lead Developer
17 12 (3.99%) Consultant
18 11 (3.65%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (73.09%) CSS
2 215 (71.43%) HTML
3 176 (58.47%) jQuery
4 100 (33.22%) .NET
5 93 (30.90%) XML
6 84 (27.91%) ASP.NET
7 70 (23.26%) Spring
8 68 (22.59%) Web Services
9 58 (19.27%) HTML5
10 56 (18.60%) JSON
11 54 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (15.61%) JSP
13 36 (11.96%) CSS3
14 32 (10.63%) J2EE
15 30 (9.97%) XSLT
16 29 (9.63%) Spring MVC
16 29 (9.63%) .NET Framework
17 28 (9.30%) Hibernate
17 28 (9.30%) WCF
18 27 (8.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.31%) User Experience
2 15 (4.98%) W3C
2 15 (4.98%) Web 2.0
3 13 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.65%) Graphic Design
5 10 (3.32%) Open Source
6 8 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.33%) Wiki
8 4 (1.33%) DTV
8 4 (1.33%) GIS
9 3 (1.00%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.66%) Social Media
10 2 (0.66%) iPad
10 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.66%) iPhone
11 1 (0.33%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.60%) Linux
2 37 (12.29%) Windows
3 34 (11.30%) UNIX
4 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.66%) Android
6 5 (1.66%) Debian
7 4 (1.33%) CentOS
7 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (43.52%) MVC
2 99 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.94%) Scrum
4 51 (16.94%) Web Development
5 40 (13.29%) TDD
5 40 (13.29%) Unit Testing
6 32 (10.63%) OO
7 29 (9.63%) E-Commerce
8 25 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (7.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (6.64%) SOA
11 18 (5.98%) B2C
11 18 (5.98%) Web Design
11 18 (5.98%) Integration Testing
12 17 (5.65%) Project Management
12 17 (5.65%) OOP
13 16 (5.32%) SEO
13 16 (5.32%) BDD
14 15 (4.98%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 252 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 101 (33.55%) SQL
3 98 (32.56%) Java
4 91 (30.23%) C#
5 43 (14.29%) PHP
6 32 (10.63%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.98%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 13 (4.32%) XPath
9 13 (4.32%) XQuery
10 11 (3.65%) C++
11 9 (2.99%) Perl
11 9 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.99%) PHP5
12 7 (2.33%) VB
12 7 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.99%) C
13 6 (1.99%) Ruby
14 5 (1.66%) Python
15 4 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.98%) Degree
2 8 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) MCTS
4 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.33%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.32%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.33%) Docker
3 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.00%) vCloud
5 2 (0.66%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (5.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (3.32%) Vagrant
4 9 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (15.28%) Oracle
2 33 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.98%) hybris
4 11 (3.65%) Zend
5 9 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.99%) Adobe
6 8 (2.66%) VMware
7 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.66%) JBoss
8 4 (1.33%) SAP
8 4 (1.33%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.33%) Open Text
8 4 (1.33%) Twitter
8 4 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.00%) Facebook
9 3 (1.00%) EMC
9 3 (1.00%) Serena
9 3 (1.00%) Omniture
9 3 (1.00%) Google
10 2 (0.66%) Juniper
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
DP Connect
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago