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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 161 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 102 125 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 1.36% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 5.61% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 73 56
Average daily rate
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£339 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +7.01%
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
2509 2227 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.32% 24.21% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1250 1149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 2015.

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 2015. 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
West Sussex +7 19 £368 +59.78%
Hampshire -27 19 £340 -2.85% 9
East Sussex -3 18 £250 - 3
Berkshire -3 16 £425 +15.25% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £325 +2.36% 4
Oxfordshire -22 10 £400 +18.51% 9
Surrey -12 4 £450 +40.62% 9
Kent -8 1 £600 +108.69% 4
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 162 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 150 (75.76%) HTML
3 142 (71.72%) CSS
4 109 (55.05%) jQuery
5 81 (40.91%) XML
6 75 (37.88%) Java
7 72 (36.36%) .NET
8 67 (33.84%) SQL
9 64 (32.32%) C#
10 61 (30.81%) HTML5
11 59 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 47 (23.74%) ASP.NET
14 45 (22.73%) MVC
14 45 (22.73%) CSS3
15 44 (22.22%) Web Services
16 42 (21.21%) OO
17 38 (19.19%) JSON
18 37 (18.69%) MySQL
19 35 (17.68%) Oracle
20 34 (17.17%) PHP
21 32 (16.16%) Spring
22 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
22 31 (15.66%) UML
23 30 (15.15%) AngularJS
24 29 (14.65%) Linux
25 28 (14.14%) JSP
25 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared
25 28 (14.14%) Unit Testing
26 27 (13.64%) Windows

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (13.64%) CMS
2 20 (10.10%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.60%) WebLogic
4 18 (9.09%) Node.js
5 15 (7.58%) Apache
6 14 (7.07%) Tomcat
7 13 (6.57%) IIS
8 12 (6.06%) Drupal
9 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (3.03%) JBoss
12 5 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.53%) Commerce Server
12 5 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (2.02%) Umbraco
13 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (2.02%) Kentico
13 4 (2.02%) ColdFusion
13 4 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (9.60%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.52%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.53%) Google Checkout
3 4 (2.02%) SaaS
4 3 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) HTTP
2 7 (3.54%) DNS
3 5 (2.53%) Internet
3 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.02%) SSL
5 3 (1.52%) DVB
5 3 (1.52%) VLAN
5 3 (1.52%) LAN
5 3 (1.52%) WLAN
5 3 (1.52%) WAN
6 2 (1.01%) SNMP
6 2 (1.01%) Intranet
7 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.51%) Skype
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.69%) MySQL
3 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.53%) DB2
10 4 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.61%) Subversion
2 21 (10.61%) Maven
3 18 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.59%) Ant
5 11 (5.56%) JUnit
6 10 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.05%) Selenium
7 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.54%) Xcode
8 6 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (2.53%) Grunt
9 5 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.02%) Bower
10 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.02%) NetBeans
10 4 (2.02%) NUnit
10 4 (2.02%) gulp
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 17 (8.59%) Finance
2 12 (6.06%) Marketing
3 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Military
5 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.52%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 164 (82.83%) Developer
2 37 (18.69%) Web Developer
3 35 (17.68%) .NET Developer
4 32 (16.16%) Front-End Developer
5 21 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.57%) UI Developer
7 13 (6.57%) UI Programmer
8 11 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Analyst
12 6 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
13 5 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.53%) PHP Developer
13 5 (2.53%) Technical Leader
13 5 (2.53%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (75.76%) HTML
2 142 (71.72%) CSS
3 109 (55.05%) jQuery
4 81 (40.91%) XML
5 72 (36.36%) .NET
6 61 (30.81%) HTML5
7 47 (23.74%) ASP.NET
8 45 (22.73%) CSS3
9 44 (22.22%) Web Services
10 38 (19.19%) JSON
11 32 (16.16%) Spring
12 30 (15.15%) AngularJS
13 28 (14.14%) JSP
14 27 (13.64%) XHTML
15 26 (13.13%) J2EE
16 23 (11.62%) WCF
17 21 (10.61%) XSLT
18 20 (10.10%) .NET Framework
18 20 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (8.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.57%) N-Tier
3 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.05%) W3C
5 8 (4.04%) GIS
6 6 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.53%) User Experience
7 5 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.52%) STB
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.01%) DTV
10 2 (1.01%) iPhone
10 2 (1.01%) iPad
11 1 (0.51%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.65%) Linux
2 27 (13.64%) Windows
3 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.02%) Android
4 4 (2.02%) AIX
4 4 (2.02%) UNIX
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.73%) MVC
3 42 (21.21%) OO
4 31 (15.66%) UML
5 28 (14.14%) Unit Testing
6 26 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (12.12%) Web Development
8 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
8 23 (11.62%) TDD
8 23 (11.62%) Scrum
9 17 (8.59%) SOA
9 17 (8.59%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.07%) Content Management
11 12 (6.06%) ITIL
11 12 (6.06%) OOD
12 11 (5.56%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.56%) SEO
13 10 (5.05%) Web Design
13 10 (5.05%) Analytics
13 10 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 162 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 75 (37.88%) Java
3 67 (33.84%) SQL
4 64 (32.32%) C#
5 34 (17.17%) PHP
6 23 (11.62%) C++
7 20 (10.10%) T-SQL
8 15 (7.58%) VB
9 10 (5.05%) Perl
10 9 (4.55%) C
10 9 (4.55%) XPath
11 8 (4.04%) XQuery
11 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.04%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (3.03%) Ruby
12 6 (3.03%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.53%) Python
13 5 (2.53%) VBScript
13 5 (2.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.59%) Degree
4 4 (2.02%) OCPJWCD
4 4 (2.02%) OCPJP
4 4 (2.02%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.01%) ISEB
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) TickIT
2 2 (1.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (4.04%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.01%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.01%) OVSD
3 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (17.68%) Oracle
2 24 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.06%) IBM
4 8 (4.04%) Google
4 8 (4.04%) Sencha
5 7 (3.54%) Adobe
6 5 (2.53%) VMware
6 5 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.53%) Coremetrics
6 5 (2.53%) PayPal
7 4 (2.02%) Remedy
7 4 (2.02%) Sun
8 3 (1.52%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco
8 3 (1.52%) Apple
8 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.52%) Serena
8 3 (1.52%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.01%) SAP
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