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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 107 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 162 199 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 2.33% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.93% 9.44% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 124 107
Average daily rate
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£330 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £36.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
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
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Ajax Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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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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 -13 50 £360 +10.76% 28
East Sussex +15 19 £175 -50.00% 4
Surrey -14 19 £438 +116.04% 3
Oxfordshire -24 19 £330 -2.22% 22
Berkshire -45 19 £330 +10.00% 16
Buckinghamshire -30 16 £325 +4.00% 2
Middlesex +7 8 £325 -29.34%
West Sussex +2 6 £313 -1.96% 7
Kent -4 2 £225 -40.00% 4
Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 303 (87.57%) JavaScript
2 256 (73.99%) CSS
3 247 (71.39%) HTML
4 211 (60.98%) jQuery
5 137 (39.60%) SQL
6 133 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (37.86%) .NET
8 125 (36.13%) XML
9 117 (33.82%) MVC
10 104 (30.06%) ASP.NET
11 97 (28.03%) Java
12 94 (27.17%) C#
13 88 (25.43%) SQL Server
14 79 (22.83%) Linux
15 77 (22.25%) JSON
16 75 (21.68%) Web Services
17 71 (20.52%) HTML5
18 66 (19.08%) Oracle
19 64 (18.50%) Spring
20 63 (18.21%) Web Development
21 60 (17.34%) CSS3
21 60 (17.34%) Scrum
21 60 (17.34%) MySQL
22 53 (15.32%) PHP
23 48 (13.87%) User Experience
24 47 (13.58%) OO
24 47 (13.58%) Subversion
25 46 (13.29%) TDD
25 46 (13.29%) XHTML
25 46 (13.29%) XSLT

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (10.98%) Apache
1 38 (10.98%) CMS
2 29 (8.38%) WebLogic
3 28 (8.09%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.36%) IIS
5 19 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (2.89%) WordPress
8 10 (2.89%) Drupal
9 9 (2.60%) ColdFusion
9 9 (2.60%) K2 blackpearl
10 7 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.73%) Confluence
11 6 (1.73%) Node.js
12 5 (1.45%) Liferay
12 5 (1.45%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (8.96%) Photoshop
2 28 (8.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (5.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.45%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.16%) Magento
2 4 (1.16%) Tridion
3 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (4.05%) SaaS
2 13 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.47%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.23%) Internet
2 15 (4.34%) Intranet
3 7 (2.02%) SAN
3 7 (2.02%) NAS
4 6 (1.73%) DNS
4 6 (1.73%) FTP
4 6 (1.73%) HTTP
5 5 (1.45%) BIG-IP
5 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.45%) SSL
6 4 (1.16%) SMTP
6 4 (1.16%) X.400
6 4 (1.16%) X.500
7 3 (0.87%) Firewall
7 3 (0.87%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.58%) IPv4
8 2 (0.58%) IPv6
8 2 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.43%) SQL Server
2 60 (17.34%) MySQL
3 33 (9.54%) Relational Database
4 32 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (8.38%) Oracle Database
6 20 (5.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 11 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.89%) Oracle OWB
11 9 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.16%) Hazelcast
14 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (13.58%) Subversion
2 44 (12.72%) Maven
3 40 (11.56%) Visual Studio
4 36 (10.40%) Git (software)
5 33 (9.54%) JUnit
6 29 (8.38%) Jenkins
7 25 (7.23%) Mockito
8 24 (6.94%) Ant
8 24 (6.94%) Selenium
9 19 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (5.20%) Cucumber
10 18 (5.20%) Oracle APEX
11 15 (4.34%) JIRA
12 12 (3.47%) Axure RP
13 9 (2.60%) Eclipse
14 8 (2.31%) RSpec
14 8 (2.31%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.73%) NUnit
16 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 4 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 21 (6.07%) Finance
2 17 (4.91%) Publishing
2 17 (4.91%) Marketing
3 15 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.73%) Legal
5 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.16%) Military
6 4 (1.16%) Electronics
7 3 (0.87%) Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 277 (80.06%) Developer
2 66 (19.08%) Web Developer
3 54 (15.61%) .NET Developer
4 50 (14.45%) Front-End Developer
5 44 (12.72%) C# Developer
6 39 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (8.96%) Java Developer
8 28 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (7.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (7.23%) PHP Developer
11 21 (6.07%) C# Web Developer
11 21 (6.07%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (5.78%) .NET Web Developer
13 16 (4.62%) Senior Developer
14 15 (4.34%) Designer
15 14 (4.05%) Consultant
15 14 (4.05%) Software Engineer
16 13 (3.76%) Front-End Web Developer
17 12 (3.47%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (73.99%) CSS
2 247 (71.39%) HTML
3 211 (60.98%) jQuery
4 131 (37.86%) .NET
5 125 (36.13%) XML
6 104 (30.06%) ASP.NET
7 77 (22.25%) JSON
8 75 (21.68%) Web Services
9 71 (20.52%) HTML5
10 64 (18.50%) Spring
11 60 (17.34%) CSS3
12 46 (13.29%) XHTML
12 46 (13.29%) XSLT
13 43 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (10.98%) SOAP
14 38 (10.98%) JSP
15 35 (10.12%) Hibernate
16 33 (9.54%) RESTful
17 31 (8.96%) LINQ
18 30 (8.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.87%) User Experience
2 26 (7.51%) W3C
3 25 (7.23%) Web 2.0
4 16 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.76%) Open Source
6 12 (3.47%) Graphic Design
6 12 (3.47%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.45%) PKI
11 4 (1.16%) Social Media
11 4 (1.16%) DTV
11 4 (1.16%) GIS
12 3 (0.87%) Wiki
12 3 (0.87%) Animation
13 1 (0.29%) Equities
13 1 (0.29%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.83%) Linux
2 32 (9.25%) Windows
3 22 (6.36%) UNIX
4 11 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.73%) Debian
8 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.45%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (33.82%) MVC
3 63 (18.21%) Web Development
4 60 (17.34%) Scrum
5 47 (13.58%) OO
6 46 (13.29%) TDD
7 44 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (11.85%) Unit Testing
9 30 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (8.09%) SOA
11 25 (7.23%) OOP
11 25 (7.23%) Content Management
12 23 (6.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (6.65%) E-Commerce
12 23 (6.65%) Software Engineering
13 21 (6.07%) BDD
14 20 (5.78%) CRM
15 19 (5.49%) Workflow
16 15 (4.34%) Web Design
17 12 (3.47%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 303 (87.57%) JavaScript
2 137 (39.60%) SQL
3 97 (28.03%) Java
4 94 (27.17%) C#
5 53 (15.32%) PHP
6 32 (9.25%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.23%) PL/SQL
7 25 (7.23%) Perl
8 23 (6.65%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.91%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.62%) XPath
10 16 (4.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 16 (4.62%) XQuery
11 15 (4.34%) C++
12 14 (4.05%) PHP5
13 13 (3.76%) Python
14 11 (3.18%) C
14 11 (3.18%) Ruby
14 11 (3.18%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.18%) Degree
4 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) MCTS
6 2 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.47%) VirtualBox
2 11 (3.18%) Docker
3 10 (2.89%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.87%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (5.78%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (4.34%) Puppet
4 12 (3.47%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.29%) Salt
6 1 (0.29%) cPanel
Vendors
1 66 (19.08%) Oracle
2 39 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.94%) Adobe
3 24 (6.94%) Google
4 18 (5.20%) Open Text
5 13 (3.76%) RedDot
5 13 (3.76%) VMware
6 12 (3.47%) Zend
7 11 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.89%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.02%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.45%) SAP
10 5 (1.45%) Capita
11 4 (1.16%) Sencha
11 4 (1.16%) hybris
11 4 (1.16%) IBM
12 3 (0.87%) Clearswift
12 3 (0.87%) Siebel
12 3 (0.87%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.87%) F5
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