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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 191 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -14
Contract jobs citing Ajax 590 911 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.82% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 6.70% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 534 572
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 15
Average hourly rate £32.10 £32.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.24% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.42 £32.10 £17.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -2.25%

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
13881 13599 11877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.15% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9066 8550 7470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 249 291
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
England -81 538 £375 +7.14% 441
London -89 223 £425 +9.67% 132
South East -39 110 £326 +0.38% 85
City of London -12 70 £425 +6.25% 29
Yorkshire -1 42 £330 +6.45% 47
East Midlands -3 36 £350 +9.37% 19
North West -33 36 £325 -7.14% 49
Hampshire -29 34 £350 +7.69% 20
South West -27 32 £338 +16.37% 41
Scotland -2 25 £350 +7.69% 5
West Midlands -21 25 £325 +8.33% 31
East of England -44 25 £375 -6.25% 25
Manchester -14 22 £338 -3.57% 37
Edinburgh +21 20 £350 - 4
East Sussex +16 18 £200 -38.46% 2
Brighton +13 18 £200 -38.46% 2
West Yorkshire -1 17 £320 +2.40% 19
Buckinghamshire +7 16 £294 +7.00% 7
Berkshire -21 16 £275 -21.42% 24
Leeds -8 14 £323 +3.20% 9
Swindon +10 13 £344 - 4
Wiltshire +9 13 £344 +22.76% 4
Surrey +9 13 £450 +87.50% 11
Southampton -14 13 £423 +40.83% 10
Essex +12 12 £400 +37.93% 1
Leicestershire +9 12 £331 +1.92% 6
North Yorkshire +4 12 £378 +88.75% 13
Bristol -7 12 £375 +25.00% 13
Wales -3 11 £305 -6.15% 15
Warwickshire -5 11 £325 +34.02% 11

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1256 (84.18%) JavaScript
2 1136 (76.14%) HTML
3 1131 (75.80%) CSS
4 867 (58.11%) jQuery
5 666 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 541 (36.26%) HTML5
7 518 (34.72%) MVC
8 503 (33.71%) .NET
9 502 (33.65%) XML
10 455 (30.50%) C#
11 440 (29.49%) Java
12 422 (28.28%) CSS3
13 414 (27.75%) SQL
14 398 (26.68%) ASP.NET
15 390 (26.14%) Web Services
16 382 (25.60%) JSON
17 325 (21.78%) TDD
18 309 (20.71%) SQL Server
19 306 (20.51%) OO
20 275 (18.43%) Scrum
21 239 (16.02%) Spring
22 218 (14.61%) REST
23 211 (14.14%) Subversion
24 201 (13.47%) Linux
25 197 (13.20%) Microsoft
25 197 (13.20%) AngularJS
26 193 (12.94%) PHP
27 192 (12.87%) Git (software)
28 189 (12.67%) Web Development
29 188 (12.60%) Oracle

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 146 (9.79%) CMS
2 111 (7.44%) Apache
3 102 (6.84%) Tomcat
4 100 (6.70%) SharePoint
5 88 (5.90%) IIS
6 69 (4.62%) WebSphere
7 60 (4.02%) Node.js
8 53 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 43 (2.88%) WebLogic
10 30 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (1.88%) JBoss
12 26 (1.74%) Confluence
12 26 (1.74%) Drupal
13 21 (1.41%) WordPress
14 19 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
14 19 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (1.01%) Umbraco
16 14 (0.94%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 73 (4.89%) Photoshop
2 70 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (1.07%) MS Office
6 10 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.20%) MS Project
9 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.067%) Mingle
10 1 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 15 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.87%) Tridion
5 11 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.47%) Magento
7 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.13%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.067%) Radian6
9 1 (0.067%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.067%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.94%) GitHub
5 13 (0.87%) SaaS
6 11 (0.74%) Office 365
7 10 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.54%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.34%) Force.com
10 4 (0.27%) Yammer
11 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.067%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.89%) HTTP
2 53 (3.55%) Internet
3 40 (2.68%) Intranet
4 25 (1.68%) SSL
5 22 (1.47%) LDAP
6 20 (1.34%) VPN
7 14 (0.94%) Firewall
8 11 (0.74%) FTP
9 10 (0.67%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.60%) SNMP
11 8 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.47%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.47%) SMTP
13 6 (0.40%) SAN
13 6 (0.40%) X.400
13 6 (0.40%) X.500
13 6 (0.40%) NAS
14 4 (0.27%) DNS
15 3 (0.20%) SPDY
16 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 184 (12.33%) MySQL
3 136 (9.12%) Relational Database
4 113 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (4.56%) Oracle Database
6 56 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 48 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (3.02%) NoSQL
10 40 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 21 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (0.94%) MS Access
18 13 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 13 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 211 (14.14%) Subversion
2 192 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 172 (11.53%) Visual Studio
4 119 (7.98%) JUnit
5 108 (7.24%) Jenkins
6 105 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 84 (5.63%) Maven
8 82 (5.50%) Eclipse
9 81 (5.43%) Ant
10 80 (5.36%) Selenium
11 65 (4.36%) Jasmine
12 52 (3.49%) JIRA
13 44 (2.95%) Cucumber
14 39 (2.61%) NUnit
15 35 (2.35%) Mockito
16 33 (2.21%) Grunt
17 31 (2.08%) CruiseControl
17 31 (2.08%) Axure RP
18 24 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
19 23 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 147 (9.85%) Finance
2 79 (5.29%) Banking
3 64 (4.29%) Marketing
4 52 (3.49%) Publishing
5 34 (2.28%) Retail
6 27 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.94%) Legal
10 11 (0.74%) Electronics
11 9 (0.60%) Military
12 8 (0.54%) Back Office
13 6 (0.40%) Front Office
13 6 (0.40%) Advertising
13 6 (0.40%) Games
14 5 (0.34%) Automotive
14 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.27%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1277 (85.59%) Developer
2 231 (15.48%) .NET Developer
3 197 (13.20%) Java Developer
4 176 (11.80%) Web Developer
5 175 (11.73%) Front-End Developer
6 156 (10.46%) Senior Developer
7 96 (6.43%) C# Developer
8 90 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 85 (5.70%) PHP Developer
10 67 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 63 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 60 (4.02%) Architect
13 51 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
14 43 (2.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 42 (2.82%) UI Developer
16 41 (2.75%) UI Programmer
17 40 (2.68%) ServiceNow Developer
18 38 (2.55%) Consultant
19 35 (2.35%) .NET Web Developer
20 31 (2.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1136 (76.14%) HTML
2 1131 (75.80%) CSS
3 867 (58.11%) jQuery
4 541 (36.26%) HTML5
5 503 (33.71%) .NET
6 502 (33.65%) XML
7 422 (28.28%) CSS3
8 398 (26.68%) ASP.NET
9 390 (26.14%) Web Services
10 382 (25.60%) JSON
11 239 (16.02%) Spring
12 218 (14.61%) REST
13 197 (13.20%) AngularJS
14 183 (12.27%) JSP
15 173 (11.60%) J2EE
16 170 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 166 (11.13%) XHTML
18 165 (11.06%) .NET Framework
19 149 (9.99%) SOAP
20 130 (8.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 159 (10.66%) User Experience
2 70 (4.69%) Open Source
2 70 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 52 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.49%) W3C
4 51 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 43 (2.88%) Web 2.0
6 35 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 22 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (1.34%) Social Media
11 19 (1.27%) iPad
12 17 (1.14%) CMDB
13 16 (1.07%) NHS
13 16 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 201 (13.47%) Linux
2 105 (7.04%) UNIX
3 94 (6.30%) Windows
4 36 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.88%) Android
6 21 (1.41%) Solaris
7 20 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.67%) CentOS
10 8 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.13%) VMS
13 2 (0.13%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.13%) Debian
13 2 (0.13%) webOS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.067%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (34.72%) MVC
3 325 (21.78%) TDD
4 306 (20.51%) OO
5 275 (18.43%) Scrum
6 189 (12.67%) Web Development
7 159 (10.66%) Unit Testing
8 142 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 139 (9.32%) E-Commerce
10 135 (9.05%) BDD
11 124 (8.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 111 (7.44%) SOA
13 106 (7.10%) OOP
14 84 (5.63%) Web Design
15 77 (5.16%) Software Engineering
16 69 (4.62%) Workflow
17 65 (4.36%) Content Management
18 60 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (4.02%) Web Application Development
18 60 (4.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1256 (84.18%) JavaScript
2 455 (30.50%) C#
3 440 (29.49%) Java
4 414 (27.75%) SQL
5 193 (12.94%) PHP
6 76 (5.09%) Ruby
7 71 (4.76%) Scala
8 64 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 63 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 53 (3.55%) VB.NET
11 52 (3.49%) Python
12 48 (3.22%) Perl
13 43 (2.88%) XPath
14 40 (2.68%) Shell Script
15 38 (2.55%) PHP5
16 31 (2.08%) C++
17 24 (1.61%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.21%) XQuery
18 18 (1.21%) C
19 16 (1.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 110 (7.37%) Degree
2 73 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.74%) VCP4
5 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.20%) MCP
9 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.13%) MCSD
9 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.067%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.067%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.067%) MCTS
10 1 (0.067%) MCITP
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.42%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) WCAG
3 3 (0.20%) WAI
4 2 (0.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.60%) VirtualBox
2 9 (0.60%) Docker
3 7 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.34%) Varnish
4 5 (0.34%) Firmware
5 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.27%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.20%) vCloud
7 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.41%) Puppet
2 20 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
3 17 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
4 16 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.47%) OpenIDM
7 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.13%) Salt
8 2 (0.13%) cPanel
9 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.067%) Ansible
9 1 (0.067%) logstash
9 1 (0.067%) Kibana
9 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 197 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 188 (12.60%) Oracle
3 75 (5.03%) Google
4 66 (4.42%) Adobe
5 47 (3.15%) ServiceNow
6 46 (3.08%) IBM
7 31 (2.08%) hybris
8 29 (1.94%) Telerik
9 23 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.47%) Open Text
11 20 (1.34%) RedDot
12 19 (1.27%) SAP
13 17 (1.14%) Twitter
13 17 (1.14%) Sitecore
14 15 (1.01%) Zend
15 14 (0.94%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.94%) VMware
15 14 (0.94%) Sencha
16 11 (0.74%) ATG
17 10 (0.67%) Facebook
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £0.30 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Platform People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
JPS Selection
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Rubicon Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago