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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 120 131 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Contract jobs citing Ajax 129 107 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.26% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 5.06% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 55 104
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £268 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £314
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -8.06%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2213 2113 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.04% 24.93% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1141 1144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 75
Average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 42 £350 +13.82% 27
Berkshire -13 25 £325 -18.75% 17
East Sussex +10 15 - - 3
Surrey +2 15 £320 -4.47% 14
Oxfordshire +9 9 £338 +5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire -12 9 £350 +12.00% 10
West Sussex -1 5 £230 - 3
Kent - 5 £288 - 4
Middlesex -8 1 - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 231 (88.51%) JavaScript
2 202 (77.39%) HTML
3 201 (77.01%) CSS
4 159 (60.92%) jQuery
5 108 (41.38%) MVC
6 99 (37.93%) XML
7 88 (33.72%) .NET
8 86 (32.95%) C#
9 82 (31.42%) SQL Server
10 79 (30.27%) ASP.NET
11 71 (27.20%) SQL
12 63 (24.14%) Web Services
12 63 (24.14%) HTML5
13 60 (22.99%) Web Development
14 57 (21.84%) JSON
14 57 (21.84%) MySQL
15 55 (21.07%) Java
16 49 (18.77%) Subversion
17 48 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (18.01%) CSS3
19 44 (16.86%) Scrum
20 41 (15.71%) Spring
21 37 (14.18%) PHP
22 36 (13.79%) E-Commerce
22 36 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (13.41%) Windows
23 35 (13.41%) Unit Testing
24 34 (13.03%) Linux
24 34 (13.03%) TDD
25 33 (12.64%) JSP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (10.34%) Apache
2 26 (9.96%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.75%) CMS
4 14 (5.36%) Confluence
5 11 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.45%) IIS
7 7 (2.68%) ColdFusion
7 7 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.30%) Node.js
9 5 (1.92%) Drupal
9 5 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.15%) WordPress
11 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.15%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (9.96%) Photoshop
2 21 (8.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.77%) MS Office
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.83%) SaaS
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) Internet
2 6 (2.30%) LDAP
2 6 (2.30%) VPN
2 6 (2.30%) DNS
2 6 (2.30%) SSL
3 4 (1.53%) HTTP
4 3 (1.15%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.38%) RFID
5 1 (0.38%) NFC
5 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (31.42%) SQL Server
2 57 (21.84%) MySQL
3 28 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.53%) DB2
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.15%) Big Data
11 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (18.77%) Subversion
2 21 (8.05%) JUnit
3 20 (7.66%) JIRA
4 19 (7.28%) Jenkins
5 17 (6.51%) Git (software)
6 14 (5.36%) Selenium
6 14 (5.36%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.98%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (4.60%) NUnit
9 11 (4.21%) Maven
10 8 (3.07%) Mockito
11 7 (2.68%) MSTest
12 6 (2.30%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.92%) Firebug
13 5 (1.92%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
14 4 (1.53%) Hudson
14 4 (1.53%) RSpec
General
1 16 (6.13%) Finance
2 15 (5.75%) Legal
3 8 (3.07%) Marketing
4 7 (2.68%) Publishing
5 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.53%) Advertising
5 4 (1.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.15%) Games
6 3 (1.15%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 220 (84.29%) Developer
2 62 (23.75%) Web Developer
3 57 (21.84%) .NET Developer
4 41 (15.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 27 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
7 26 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 22 (8.43%) Designer
10 21 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (8.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (7.28%) Web Designer
12 18 (6.90%) Java Developer
13 17 (6.51%) PHP Developer
14 15 (5.75%) UI Developer
14 15 (5.75%) .NET Web Developer
14 15 (5.75%) C# Web Developer
15 13 (4.98%) UI Programmer
16 10 (3.83%) VB.NET Developer
16 10 (3.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (77.39%) HTML
2 201 (77.01%) CSS
3 159 (60.92%) jQuery
4 99 (37.93%) XML
5 88 (33.72%) .NET
6 79 (30.27%) ASP.NET
7 63 (24.14%) Web Services
7 63 (24.14%) HTML5
8 57 (21.84%) JSON
9 48 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (18.01%) CSS3
11 41 (15.71%) Spring
12 33 (12.64%) JSP
13 31 (11.88%) XHTML
14 30 (11.49%) .NET Framework
15 29 (11.11%) WCF
16 27 (10.34%) SOAP
17 26 (9.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 25 (9.58%) Razor View Engine
19 22 (8.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.34%) W3C
2 20 (7.66%) Graphic Design
3 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.68%) Open Source
5 6 (2.30%) CMDB
5 6 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.53%) Wiki
7 4 (1.53%) iPhone
8 3 (1.15%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.15%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.77%) GIS
9 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.77%) Social Media
9 2 (0.77%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Kinect
10 1 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.41%) Windows
2 34 (13.03%) Linux
3 25 (9.58%) UNIX
4 10 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.45%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) CentOS
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.53%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) Debian
9 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (41.38%) MVC
2 60 (22.99%) Web Development
3 44 (16.86%) Scrum
4 36 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 35 (13.41%) Unit Testing
6 34 (13.03%) TDD
7 29 (11.11%) OO
8 20 (7.66%) OOP
9 18 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
9 18 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (6.51%) Usability Testing
11 16 (6.13%) SEO
12 15 (5.75%) Project Management
13 14 (5.36%) B2C
13 14 (5.36%) Validation
13 14 (5.36%) ITIL
14 13 (4.98%) Integration Testing
14 13 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 231 (88.51%) JavaScript
2 86 (32.95%) C#
3 71 (27.20%) SQL
4 55 (21.07%) Java
5 37 (14.18%) PHP
6 21 (8.05%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.21%) PHP5
9 9 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.45%) C
10 7 (2.68%) C++
10 7 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.30%) Perl
11 6 (2.30%) VB
12 4 (1.53%) Ruby
13 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.77%) Python
13 2 (0.77%) VBScript
13 2 (0.77%) Scala
13 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (6.90%) Degree
2 10 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.07%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) WCAG
3 1 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) vCloud
4 2 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) Vagrant
2 6 (2.30%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (1.92%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.66%) Oracle
3 14 (5.36%) hybris
4 10 (3.83%) ServiceNow
4 10 (3.83%) Adobe
5 7 (2.68%) HP
5 7 (2.68%) VMware
5 7 (2.68%) Sencha
5 7 (2.68%) Zend
6 6 (2.30%) Serena
6 6 (2.30%) Remedy
6 6 (2.30%) BMC
7 5 (1.92%) JBoss
8 4 (1.53%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.53%) Open Text
8 4 (1.53%) Twitter
9 3 (1.15%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.15%) Facebook
9 3 (1.15%) Omniture
9 3 (1.15%) EMC
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 21 days ago