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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 87 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Ajax 192 179 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 2.08% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 8.08% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 116 96
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£363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+30.13% +48.97%
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
2240 2216 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.48% 25.80% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1302 1208
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -5 47 £360 +15.20% 28
Oxfordshire +5 34 £475 +26.66% 9
Berkshire -27 32 £334 -4.64% 16
Surrey +3 25 £338 +84.93% 13
Buckinghamshire -19 14 £375 +20.00% 7
East Sussex -3 13 - - 4
West Sussex - 12 £324 - 4
Middlesex 0 4 £275 -10.56%
Kent 0 2 £225 -40.00% 9
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 267 (85.03%) JavaScript
2 229 (72.93%) CSS
3 225 (71.66%) HTML
4 189 (60.19%) jQuery
5 123 (39.17%) MVC
6 122 (38.85%) SQL
7 105 (33.44%) .NET
8 102 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (31.53%) Java
10 97 (30.89%) SQL Server
11 96 (30.57%) XML
12 92 (29.30%) C#
13 87 (27.71%) ASP.NET
14 70 (22.29%) MySQL
15 69 (21.97%) Web Services
15 69 (21.97%) Linux
16 66 (21.02%) Spring
17 61 (19.43%) Oracle
17 61 (19.43%) Web Development
18 58 (18.47%) HTML5
19 56 (17.83%) JSON
20 51 (16.24%) Subversion
21 50 (15.92%) PHP
21 50 (15.92%) JSP
22 49 (15.61%) Scrum
22 49 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
23 40 (12.74%) CSS3
23 40 (12.74%) Apache
24 39 (12.42%) Windows
25 38 (12.10%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (12.74%) Apache
2 34 (10.83%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.28%) WebLogic
4 20 (6.37%) CMS
5 17 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (4.14%) IIS
6 13 (4.14%) Confluence
7 11 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.50%) WordPress
8 10 (3.18%) Drupal
8 10 (3.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (2.87%) ColdFusion
10 8 (2.55%) Node.js
10 8 (2.55%) K2 blackpearl
11 7 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 32 (10.19%) Photoshop
2 23 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.91%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.96%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.59%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.46%) SaaS
2 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.18%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.10%) Internet
2 9 (2.87%) DNS
3 7 (2.23%) HTTP
4 5 (1.59%) SAN
4 5 (1.59%) NAS
5 3 (0.96%) SSL
5 3 (0.96%) FTP
6 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.64%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.64%) IPv4
6 2 (0.64%) IPv6
6 2 (0.64%) X.400
6 2 (0.64%) X.500
6 2 (0.64%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.64%) SMTP
6 2 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.64%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (30.89%) SQL Server
2 70 (22.29%) MySQL
3 32 (10.19%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (7.64%) Oracle Database
7 16 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (5.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (4.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 13 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.18%) Oracle OWB
11 9 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (16.24%) Subversion
2 36 (11.46%) Maven
3 32 (10.19%) JUnit
4 24 (7.64%) Git (software)
5 22 (7.01%) Selenium
6 21 (6.69%) JIRA
6 21 (6.69%) Visual Studio
7 20 (6.37%) Ant
8 19 (6.05%) Jenkins
8 19 (6.05%) Mockito
9 16 (5.10%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (4.14%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.50%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.23%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.91%) RSpec
15 5 (1.59%) NUnit
16 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 3 (0.96%) Grunt
18 2 (0.64%) Xdebug
General
1 22 (7.01%) Finance
2 17 (5.41%) Marketing
3 14 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.91%) Legal
5 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.27%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Military
7 3 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 253 (80.57%) Developer
2 69 (21.97%) Web Developer
3 54 (17.20%) .NET Developer
4 46 (14.65%) Front-End Developer
5 44 (14.01%) C# Developer
6 41 (13.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (12.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (9.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (8.92%) Java Developer
10 22 (7.01%) .NET Web Developer
10 22 (7.01%) C# Web Developer
11 19 (6.05%) PHP Developer
12 18 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (5.41%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.46%) Front-End Web Developer
15 13 (4.14%) Lead Developer
16 12 (3.82%) Designer
16 12 (3.82%) Consultant
16 12 (3.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (72.93%) CSS
2 225 (71.66%) HTML
3 189 (60.19%) jQuery
4 105 (33.44%) .NET
5 96 (30.57%) XML
6 87 (27.71%) ASP.NET
7 69 (21.97%) Web Services
8 66 (21.02%) Spring
9 58 (18.47%) HTML5
10 56 (17.83%) JSON
11 50 (15.92%) JSP
12 49 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (12.74%) CSS3
14 33 (10.51%) SOAP
15 32 (10.19%) XSLT
16 30 (9.55%) Hibernate
17 28 (8.92%) XHTML
18 27 (8.60%) .NET Framework
19 25 (7.96%) J2EE
19 25 (7.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.32%) User Experience
2 15 (4.78%) W3C
3 14 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.82%) Web 2.0
5 11 (3.50%) Graphic Design
6 10 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.18%) Open Source
7 8 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.27%) Wiki
9 4 (1.27%) DTV
9 4 (1.27%) GIS
10 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.96%) Animation
10 3 (0.96%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.64%) Social Media
11 2 (0.64%) PKI
11 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 69 (21.97%) Linux
2 39 (12.42%) Windows
3 30 (9.55%) UNIX
4 11 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.50%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.91%) Debian
8 5 (1.59%) Android
8 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (39.17%) MVC
2 102 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (19.43%) Web Development
4 49 (15.61%) Scrum
5 35 (11.15%) OO
6 34 (10.83%) TDD
6 34 (10.83%) Unit Testing
7 27 (8.60%) E-Commerce
7 27 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (6.69%) SOA
9 20 (6.37%) CRM
10 19 (6.05%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.41%) ITIL
12 15 (4.78%) Workflow
12 15 (4.78%) Web Design
12 15 (4.78%) Project Management
12 15 (4.78%) BDD
13 14 (4.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 267 (85.03%) JavaScript
2 122 (38.85%) SQL
3 99 (31.53%) Java
4 92 (29.30%) C#
5 50 (15.92%) PHP
6 34 (10.83%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.69%) Shell Script
7 21 (6.69%) VB.NET
7 21 (6.69%) Perl
8 20 (6.37%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.10%) C++
10 15 (4.78%) PHP5
11 14 (4.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 14 (4.46%) XPath
11 14 (4.46%) XQuery
12 10 (3.18%) Python
12 10 (3.18%) C
13 8 (2.55%) Ruby
14 7 (2.23%) VB
15 6 (1.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.01%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.73%) Degree
4 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) MCITP
4 2 (0.64%) MCTS
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (3.18%) VirtualBox
1 10 (3.18%) VMware ESX
2 7 (2.23%) Docker
3 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.96%) Shibboleth
4 3 (0.96%) vCloud
5 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (5.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (4.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (3.18%) Vagrant
4 9 (2.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 61 (19.43%) Oracle
2 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.78%) VMware
4 12 (3.82%) hybris
5 11 (3.50%) Zend
6 10 (3.18%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.55%) Adobe
9 5 (1.59%) Hitachi
9 5 (1.59%) Google
10 4 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.27%) Sencha
10 4 (1.27%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.27%) IBM
10 4 (1.27%) SAP
10 4 (1.27%) Open Text
11 3 (0.96%) Serena
11 3 (0.96%) Siebel
11 3 (0.96%) EMC
11 3 (0.96%) Interwoven
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