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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 174 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -1
Contract jobs citing Ajax 95 146 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 1.50% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 6.47% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 68
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
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
2372 2257 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.57% 23.18% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1301 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 136
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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
Berkshire -6 29 £388 +19.23% 18
Hampshire -28 22 £325 - 21
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £325 +11.58% 4
Surrey +1 9 £450 +38.46% 8
Oxfordshire -23 9 £538 +65.38% 14
West Sussex -14 6 £475 +90.00% 3
East Sussex - 5 £315 - 6
Kent -6 1 - - 4
Middlesex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 215 (88.84%) JavaScript
2 181 (74.79%) CSS
3 163 (67.36%) HTML
4 151 (62.40%) jQuery
5 120 (49.59%) .NET
6 119 (49.17%) XML
7 105 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (39.67%) ASP.NET
9 92 (38.02%) SQL
10 85 (35.12%) C#
11 73 (30.17%) Web Services
12 67 (27.69%) HTML5
13 65 (26.86%) CSS3
13 65 (26.86%) Java
14 59 (24.38%) SQL Server
14 59 (24.38%) JSON
15 57 (23.55%) Web Development
16 56 (23.14%) MVC
17 51 (21.07%) Scrum
17 51 (21.07%) Linux
17 51 (21.07%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (19.83%) TDD
19 47 (19.42%) OO
20 46 (19.01%) Oracle
20 46 (19.01%) Visual Studio
21 43 (17.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 40 (16.53%) Unit Testing
23 39 (16.12%) XSLT
23 39 (16.12%) Spring
24 38 (15.70%) XHTML

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (15.29%) CMS
2 28 (11.57%) IIS
3 22 (9.09%) Apache
4 18 (7.44%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.02%) WebLogic
6 14 (5.79%) Tomcat
7 13 (5.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (4.13%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (2.89%) Umbraco
11 5 (2.07%) Kentico
11 5 (2.07%) JBoss
12 4 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.65%) Commerce Server
12 4 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (1.65%) Node.js
12 4 (1.65%) Liferay
13 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (11.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.07%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.65%) Tridion
3 4 (1.65%) Magento
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.24%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.89%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.83%) Google Checkout
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.50%) Internet
2 22 (9.09%) Intranet
3 8 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.48%) HTTP
5 5 (2.07%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.07%) SSL
5 5 (2.07%) SMTP
5 5 (2.07%) FTP
5 5 (2.07%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.65%) X.400
6 4 (1.65%) X.500
6 4 (1.65%) Firewall
7 3 (1.24%) VLAN
7 3 (1.24%) DNS
7 3 (1.24%) SAN
7 3 (1.24%) DVB
7 3 (1.24%) NAS
8 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.41%) Network Security
8 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.33%) MySQL
3 21 (8.68%) Oracle Database
4 18 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.07%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (2.07%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.65%) DB2
10 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 46 (19.01%) Visual Studio
2 35 (14.46%) Subversion
3 32 (13.22%) Jenkins
4 31 (12.81%) Git (software)
5 30 (12.40%) Maven
6 25 (10.33%) Selenium
7 24 (9.92%) JUnit
8 22 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (7.44%) Axure RP
10 17 (7.02%) Ant
11 16 (6.61%) Cucumber
12 15 (6.20%) Mockito
13 8 (3.31%) NUnit
14 7 (2.89%) Moq
14 7 (2.89%) RSpec
14 7 (2.89%) Hudson
14 7 (2.89%) MSBuild
15 6 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
15 6 (2.48%) CruiseControl
16 5 (2.07%) JIRA
General
1 28 (11.57%) Publishing
2 8 (3.31%) Finance
3 6 (2.48%) Military
3 6 (2.48%) Banking
3 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.24%) Retail
4 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 198 (81.82%) Developer
2 48 (19.83%) .NET Developer
3 29 (11.98%) C# Developer
4 28 (11.57%) Web Developer
4 28 (11.57%) Front-End Developer
5 24 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 19 (7.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (7.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (7.44%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.02%) CMS Developer
10 14 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (5.37%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (4.13%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 10 (4.13%) PHP Developer
12 10 (4.13%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.72%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (3.31%) C# Web Developer
15 7 (2.89%) Consultant
16 6 (2.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (74.79%) CSS
2 163 (67.36%) HTML
3 151 (62.40%) jQuery
4 120 (49.59%) .NET
5 119 (49.17%) XML
6 96 (39.67%) ASP.NET
7 73 (30.17%) Web Services
8 67 (27.69%) HTML5
9 65 (26.86%) CSS3
10 59 (24.38%) JSON
11 43 (17.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 39 (16.12%) Spring
12 39 (16.12%) XSLT
13 38 (15.70%) XHTML
14 33 (13.64%) RESTful
15 30 (12.40%) WCF
16 29 (11.98%) AngularJS
17 27 (11.16%) XSD
18 26 (10.74%) REST
19 24 (9.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.29%) User Experience
2 23 (9.50%) W3C
3 19 (7.85%) Web 2.0
4 14 (5.79%) Open Source
5 11 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.13%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.72%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.48%) Social Media
9 5 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.07%) PKI
9 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.24%) STB
12 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.83%) DTV
12 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.07%) Linux
2 22 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (2.48%) UNIX
4 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) AIX
5 4 (1.65%) Android
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.55%) Web Development
3 56 (23.14%) MVC
4 51 (21.07%) Scrum
4 51 (21.07%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (19.83%) TDD
6 47 (19.42%) OO
7 40 (16.53%) Unit Testing
8 28 (11.57%) Content Management
9 23 (9.50%) OOP
9 23 (9.50%) SOA
10 22 (9.09%) BDD
11 20 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.44%) Rapid Prototyping
13 17 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (7.02%) E-Commerce
13 17 (7.02%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.37%) Workflow
14 13 (5.37%) Change Control
15 11 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 215 (88.84%) JavaScript
2 92 (38.02%) SQL
3 85 (35.12%) C#
4 65 (26.86%) Java
5 28 (11.57%) PHP
6 21 (8.68%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.79%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.13%) C++
9 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.13%) XQuery
9 10 (4.13%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.13%) XPath
10 9 (3.72%) Perl
11 8 (3.31%) VB
11 8 (3.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (2.89%) Ruby
12 7 (2.89%) C
13 6 (2.48%) Python
14 3 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) Degree
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) VirtualBox
1 7 (2.89%) Docker
2 5 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.37%) Puppet
2 10 (4.13%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.89%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (19.01%) Oracle
2 30 (12.40%) Adobe
3 28 (11.57%) Microsoft
4 27 (11.16%) Google
5 21 (8.68%) OpenText
6 19 (7.85%) RedDot
7 8 (3.31%) Capita
8 5 (2.07%) Sencha
8 5 (2.07%) IBM
9 4 (1.65%) VMware
9 4 (1.65%) Clearswift
9 4 (1.65%) F5
10 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.24%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.24%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.24%) Cisco
11 2 (0.83%) SAP
11 2 (0.83%) Apple
11 2 (0.83%) PayPal
Surrey
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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