The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 132 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -7
Contract jobs citing Ajax 953 1099 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 2.09% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.05% 7.19% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 736 764
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 40
Average hourly rate £31.00 £35.75 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% +38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £22.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-16.43% +41.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15760 15286 15435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 29.02% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 9943 9257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 277 390
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ajax within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ajax
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ajax within the UK.

Ajax Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Ajax Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ajax
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax within the UK.

Ajax Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ajax
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Ajax Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Ajax
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England -38 877 £375 +2.73% 464
London -54 374 £400 - 130
South East +4 190 £363 +11.53% 93
City of London -43 83 £425 - 42
East of England -36 66 £400 +6.66% 34
South West -14 53 £368 +15.74% 44
East Midlands +33 52 £325 +8.78% 18
Hampshire +1 52 £355 +14.97% 32
North West -30 46 £315 -3.07% 65
North East -8 33 £375 - 11
West Midlands -16 33 £320 +16.36% 28
Tyne and Wear -17 33 £375 - 10
Scotland -40 33 £350 +3.70% 10
Oxfordshire -3 32 £475 +26.66% 9
Manchester -10 32 £315 -3.07% 35
Berkshire -23 30 £334 -4.64% 17
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 29 £375 - 8
Yorkshire -13 28 £315 +5.00% 40
Hertfordshire -15 26 £400 +10.34% 8
Surrey 0 25 £338 +81.20% 12
West Yorkshire -18 23 £320 +16.36% 18
Essex -9 21 £425 +21.42% 4
Wales -14 20 £315 +34.04% 9
Wiltshire -2 19 £438 +41.70% 4
Northamptonshire - 19 £448 -
Cardiff +8 18 £315 +40.00% 2
South Wales -2 18 £315 +36.95% 4
Oxford -11 15 £475 +22.58% 4
Brighton +3 14 - - 3
East Sussex -1 14 - - 4

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1404 (80.18%) JavaScript
2 1358 (77.56%) HTML
3 1316 (75.16%) CSS
4 988 (56.42%) jQuery
5 822 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
6 713 (40.72%) MVC
7 642 (36.66%) HTML5
8 581 (33.18%) .NET
9 567 (32.38%) Java
10 555 (31.70%) C#
11 541 (30.90%) XML
12 500 (28.56%) CSS3
13 474 (27.07%) SQL
14 466 (26.61%) ASP.NET
15 448 (25.59%) TDD
16 432 (24.67%) JSON
17 420 (23.99%) OO
18 410 (23.42%) Web Services
19 395 (22.56%) SQL Server
20 314 (17.93%) Spring
21 297 (16.96%) Scrum
22 290 (16.56%) JSP
23 272 (15.53%) MySQL
24 271 (15.48%) REST
25 270 (15.42%) Subversion
26 253 (14.45%) PHP
27 248 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
28 234 (13.36%) Web Development
28 234 (13.36%) Oracle
29 225 (12.85%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 158 (9.02%) Apache
2 138 (7.88%) CMS
3 135 (7.71%) Tomcat
4 94 (5.37%) WebSphere
5 88 (5.03%) SharePoint
6 78 (4.45%) IIS
7 64 (3.66%) WebLogic
8 52 (2.97%) Node.js
9 45 (2.57%) JBoss
10 37 (2.11%) Drupal
10 37 (2.11%) WordPress
11 34 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 34 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 33 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 31 (1.77%) Confluence
14 27 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
16 22 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
17 19 (1.09%) Umbraco
18 17 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 103 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 78 (4.45%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.57%) MS Office
4 10 (0.57%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) GIMP
7 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.057%) MS Project
8 1 (0.057%) InDesign
8 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Google Analytics
2 18 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.51%) Magento
4 8 (0.46%) Tridion
4 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.057%) Summit
8 1 (0.057%) HFM
8 1 (0.057%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.057%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.09%) SaaS
4 13 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.46%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.34%) GitHub
8 5 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.057%) Force.com
9 1 (0.057%) Heroku
9 1 (0.057%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.83%) HTTP
2 51 (2.91%) Internet
3 15 (0.86%) DNS
4 12 (0.69%) SNMP
5 10 (0.57%) SSL
6 9 (0.51%) Intranet
7 8 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.40%) FTP
8 7 (0.40%) SPDY
9 6 (0.34%) NAS
9 6 (0.34%) SAN
10 5 (0.29%) VoIP
10 5 (0.29%) Firewall
11 4 (0.23%) SSH
12 3 (0.17%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.17%) LDAP
12 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.11%) IPv4
13 2 (0.11%) IPv6
13 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 272 (15.53%) MySQL
3 170 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 146 (8.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 63 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (3.26%) NoSQL
8 55 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 50 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (2.74%) MongoDB
11 43 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 16 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 270 (15.42%) Subversion
2 197 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 160 (9.14%) Visual Studio
4 125 (7.14%) JUnit
5 118 (6.74%) Maven
6 112 (6.40%) Eclipse
7 99 (5.65%) Ant
8 89 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 83 (4.74%) Selenium
10 81 (4.63%) JIRA
11 73 (4.17%) Jenkins
12 71 (4.05%) Jasmine
13 62 (3.54%) Cucumber
14 60 (3.43%) NUnit
15 46 (2.63%) Mockito
16 37 (2.11%) Hudson
17 36 (2.06%) IntelliJ
18 33 (1.88%) QUnit
19 30 (1.71%) CruiseControl
20 29 (1.66%) Grunt
General
1 196 (11.19%) Finance
2 97 (5.54%) Banking
3 73 (4.17%) Marketing
4 69 (3.94%) Retail
5 32 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.26%) Legal
8 20 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.14%) Publishing
9 15 (0.86%) Games
10 11 (0.63%) Advertising
10 11 (0.63%) Front Office
11 8 (0.46%) Law
12 7 (0.40%) Electronics
13 6 (0.34%) Billing
14 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.17%) Back Office
15 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 1497 (85.49%) Developer
2 309 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 232 (13.25%) Java Developer
4 221 (12.62%) Web Developer
5 213 (12.16%) Front-End Developer
6 174 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 135 (7.71%) C# Developer
8 113 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (5.88%) PHP Developer
10 94 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 90 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
12 67 (3.83%) UI Developer
13 62 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 62 (3.54%) Architect
14 59 (3.37%) UI Programmer
15 53 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
16 50 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
17 49 (2.80%) Software Engineer
18 39 (2.23%) Software Developer
19 38 (2.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1358 (77.56%) HTML
2 1316 (75.16%) CSS
3 988 (56.42%) jQuery
4 642 (36.66%) HTML5
5 581 (33.18%) .NET
6 541 (30.90%) XML
7 500 (28.56%) CSS3
8 466 (26.61%) ASP.NET
9 432 (24.67%) JSON
10 410 (23.42%) Web Services
11 314 (17.93%) Spring
12 290 (16.56%) JSP
13 271 (15.48%) REST
14 248 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 205 (11.71%) J2EE
16 176 (10.05%) XHTML
17 172 (9.82%) Hibernate
18 170 (9.71%) .NET Framework
19 168 (9.59%) SOAP
19 168 (9.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.22%) User Experience
2 76 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.17%) Open Source
4 67 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 53 (3.03%) W3C
7 43 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
8 39 (2.23%) Web 2.0
9 27 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.20%) Social Media
11 20 (1.14%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.09%) N-Tier
13 17 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.91%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.91%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.74%) GIS
16 12 (0.69%) Graphic Design
16 12 (0.69%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.63%) Biology
17 11 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 223 (12.74%) Linux
2 171 (9.77%) UNIX
3 135 (7.71%) Windows
4 46 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.57%) Android
6 26 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.31%) Solaris
8 17 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.57%) CentOS
11 7 (0.40%) HPUX
12 6 (0.34%) Debian
13 5 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.23%) webOS
14 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 713 (40.72%) MVC
3 448 (25.59%) TDD
4 420 (23.99%) OO
5 297 (16.96%) Scrum
6 234 (13.36%) Web Development
7 202 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 194 (11.08%) BDD
9 180 (10.28%) Unit Testing
10 171 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
11 169 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 113 (6.45%) SOA
13 104 (5.94%) OOP
14 88 (5.03%) Software Engineering
15 76 (4.34%) Web Design
16 67 (3.83%) Content Management
17 65 (3.71%) Project Management
18 64 (3.66%) SEO
19 63 (3.60%) UML
20 59 (3.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1404 (80.18%) JavaScript
2 567 (32.38%) Java
3 555 (31.70%) C#
4 474 (27.07%) SQL
5 253 (14.45%) PHP
6 92 (5.25%) Ruby
7 87 (4.97%) T-SQL
8 85 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 79 (4.51%) Python
10 76 (4.34%) VB.NET
11 75 (4.28%) Scala
12 64 (3.66%) Perl
13 56 (3.20%) Shell Script
14 49 (2.80%) C++
15 45 (2.57%) PHP5
16 39 (2.23%) XPath
17 26 (1.48%) C
18 25 (1.43%) VB
19 17 (0.97%) XQuery
20 16 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (6.62%) Degree
2 60 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.40%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.23%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.17%) MCP
8 3 (0.17%) ISEB
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.11%) MCSD
9 2 (0.11%) MCSE
9 2 (0.11%) CCNA
9 2 (0.11%) MCTS
9 2 (0.11%) MCITP
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.057%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.85%) QA
2 8 (0.46%) COBIT
2 8 (0.46%) WCAG
3 6 (0.34%) WAI
4 2 (0.11%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.69%) Shibboleth
3 10 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.57%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.40%) Docker
5 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.29%) Varnish
7 3 (0.17%) vCloud
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (0.86%) Puppet
3 14 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.17%) Ansible
6 2 (0.11%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.057%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.057%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.057%) logstash
Vendors
1 234 (13.36%) Oracle
2 225 (12.85%) Microsoft
3 55 (3.14%) IBM
4 51 (2.91%) Adobe
5 47 (2.68%) hybris
6 43 (2.46%) Google
7 37 (2.11%) Zend
8 32 (1.83%) Twitter
9 29 (1.66%) Sitecore
10 24 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.31%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.97%) EPiServer
12 17 (0.97%) VMware
13 13 (0.74%) Telerik
14 12 (0.69%) SAP
15 11 (0.63%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.63%) Facebook
16 10 (0.57%) Sencha
16 10 (0.57%) FatWire
16 10 (0.57%) Interwoven
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