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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 104 130 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -48
Contract jobs citing Ajax 145 116 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.33% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.29% 5.30% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 107
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
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
2306 2187 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.77% 25.03% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1231 1168
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £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
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +17 52 £350 +12.54% 20
Berkshire -24 26 £375 -1.63% 18
East Sussex +5 17 - - 4
Surrey +8 15 £320 -8.57% 13
Buckinghamshire -9 12 £360 +25.21% 10
Oxfordshire +2 11 £375 +8.10% 5
West Sussex +3 6 £300 - 5
Kent - 4 £244 - 1
Middlesex - - - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 226 (89.33%) JavaScript
2 194 (76.68%) HTML
2 194 (76.68%) CSS
3 158 (62.45%) jQuery
4 112 (44.27%) MVC
5 90 (35.57%) SQL Server
6 86 (33.99%) .NET
6 86 (33.99%) XML
7 85 (33.60%) C#
8 77 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 70 (27.67%) Web Services
10 69 (27.27%) SQL
11 65 (25.69%) MySQL
12 62 (24.51%) Java
13 61 (24.11%) HTML5
14 52 (20.55%) Web Development
15 51 (20.16%) Subversion
16 50 (19.76%) JSON
17 45 (17.79%) Spring
18 44 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (16.21%) CSS3
20 40 (15.81%) PHP
21 37 (14.62%) Linux
22 36 (14.23%) Windows
23 35 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
24 34 (13.44%) Apache
24 34 (13.44%) Microsoft
24 34 (13.44%) Scrum
25 31 (12.25%) JSP
25 31 (12.25%) E-Commerce

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (13.44%) Apache
2 27 (10.67%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.72%) CMS
4 15 (5.93%) Confluence
5 9 (3.56%) WordPress
5 9 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.56%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.16%) IIS
7 7 (2.77%) ColdFusion
7 7 (2.77%) Node.js
8 6 (2.37%) Drupal
9 4 (1.58%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (7.91%) Photoshop
2 13 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.19%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.79%) MS Office
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.16%) SaaS
2 8 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (3.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.74%) Internet
2 6 (2.37%) DNS
3 5 (1.98%) HTTP
4 4 (1.58%) LDAP
5 3 (1.19%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.19%) SSL
5 3 (1.19%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.40%) RFID
7 1 (0.40%) NFC
7 1 (0.40%) NAS
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (35.57%) SQL Server
2 65 (25.69%) MySQL
3 28 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (7.11%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.56%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (1.58%) DB2
9 4 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.58%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.19%) Big Data
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (20.16%) Subversion
2 27 (10.67%) JUnit
3 22 (8.70%) JIRA
4 20 (7.91%) Jenkins
5 19 (7.51%) Git (software)
6 17 (6.72%) Maven
6 17 (6.72%) Selenium
7 16 (6.32%) Visual Studio
8 13 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.14%) Mockito
9 11 (4.35%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.95%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.37%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (2.37%) NUnit
12 5 (1.98%) Firebug
12 5 (1.98%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.58%) Ant
13 4 (1.58%) RSpec
13 4 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 17 (6.72%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Marketing
3 7 (2.77%) Legal
4 6 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.37%) Publishing
5 4 (1.58%) Games
5 4 (1.58%) Retail
5 4 (1.58%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 223 (88.14%) Developer
2 61 (24.11%) Web Developer
3 53 (20.95%) .NET Developer
4 37 (14.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (13.44%) C# Developer
6 31 (12.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (11.07%) Front-End Developer
8 25 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (9.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (8.30%) Java Developer
11 20 (7.91%) Senior Developer
11 20 (7.91%) PHP Developer
12 18 (7.11%) .NET Web Developer
12 18 (7.11%) C# Web Developer
13 15 (5.93%) UI Developer
14 14 (5.53%) Designer
15 13 (5.14%) UI Programmer
15 13 (5.14%) Hybris Developer
16 11 (4.35%) Web Designer
17 10 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (76.68%) HTML
1 194 (76.68%) CSS
2 158 (62.45%) jQuery
3 86 (33.99%) .NET
3 86 (33.99%) XML
4 77 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 70 (27.67%) Web Services
6 61 (24.11%) HTML5
7 50 (19.76%) JSON
8 45 (17.79%) Spring
9 44 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (16.21%) CSS3
11 31 (12.25%) JSP
12 29 (11.46%) SOAP
13 28 (11.07%) XHTML
14 27 (10.67%) WCF
15 25 (9.88%) .NET Framework
16 22 (8.70%) LINQ
16 22 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
17 21 (8.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.30%) W3C
2 12 (4.74%) Graphic Design
3 11 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.16%) Open Source
5 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.58%) CMDB
5 4 (1.58%) Wiki
5 4 (1.58%) iPhone
5 4 (1.58%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.58%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.19%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.19%) GIS
6 3 (1.19%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.79%) Social Media
7 2 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Kinect
8 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.62%) Linux
2 36 (14.23%) Windows
3 30 (11.86%) UNIX
4 8 (3.16%) Android
4 8 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.98%) Debian
8 4 (1.58%) CentOS
8 4 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (44.27%) MVC
2 52 (20.55%) Web Development
3 35 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.44%) Scrum
5 31 (12.25%) TDD
5 31 (12.25%) E-Commerce
5 31 (12.25%) Unit Testing
6 29 (11.46%) OO
7 18 (7.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (6.32%) Validation
9 15 (5.93%) SEO
9 15 (5.93%) Project Management
9 15 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.53%) Integration Testing
10 14 (5.53%) B2C
10 14 (5.53%) OOP
11 13 (5.14%) Web Accessibility
12 12 (4.74%) BDD
13 11 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 226 (89.33%) JavaScript
2 85 (33.60%) C#
3 69 (27.27%) SQL
4 62 (24.51%) Java
5 40 (15.81%) PHP
6 24 (9.49%) T-SQL
7 19 (7.51%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.95%) PHP5
9 9 (3.56%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.16%) C
11 7 (2.77%) C++
11 7 (2.77%) Perl
12 6 (2.37%) VB
13 4 (1.58%) Ruby
14 3 (1.19%) Scala
14 3 (1.19%) Python
14 3 (1.19%) VBScript
15 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (7.11%) Degree
2 10 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.16%) QA
2 7 (2.77%) WCAG
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (3.16%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.98%) Docker
3 4 (1.58%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) vCloud
5 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (3.16%) Vagrant
2 6 (2.37%) Puppet
3 3 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 34 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.49%) Oracle
3 14 (5.53%) hybris
4 11 (4.35%) Adobe
5 10 (3.95%) Zend
6 7 (2.77%) VMware
6 7 (2.77%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.98%) Serena
7 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.58%) JBoss
8 4 (1.58%) HP
8 4 (1.58%) Open Text
8 4 (1.58%) Twitter
8 4 (1.58%) Sencha
8 4 (1.58%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.19%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.19%) Facebook
9 3 (1.19%) EMC
9 3 (1.19%) BMC
9 3 (1.19%) Omniture
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £190 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT People First
Rate: From £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
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