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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 231 180 121
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -59
Contract jobs citing Ajax 585 701 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.26% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 4.69% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 460 619
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £19.72 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.60 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%

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
15412 14935 14816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.59% 26.79% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9676 9667
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 199 203
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -43 551 £405 +8.00% 296
London -51 244 £438 +9.37% 125
South East +38 152 £400 +14.28% 59
West Sussex +47 84 £423 -11.05% 9
Worthing - 65 £425 - 7
North West +5 42 £400 +10.34% 20
City of London -1 37 £490 +8.88% 18
East of England -1 34 £360 -10.00% 25
Yorkshire -26 25 £375 -2.59% 15
Cheshire +8 18 £458 +30.71% 4
Hampshire -5 17 £425 +30.76% 10
East Midlands -6 16 £351 -12.18% 12
Surrey -7 14 £400 -11.11% 12
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £355 +9.23% 7
Manchester -11 13 £375 +7.14% 6
West Midlands -40 13 £275 -15.38% 22
West Yorkshire -8 12 £400 +23.07% 8
Berkshire -10 12 £463 +19.35% 11
Wales +6 11 £358 +25.43% 2
South Wales -4 11 £358 +83.33% 2
Leeds -4 11 £405 +24.61% 6
Essex -10 11 £400 - 8
South West -21 11 £320 -14.66% 13
Cambridge +1 10 £355 +5.18% 6
Liverpool - 10 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 10 £375 - 1
North East -26 9 £313 -10.71% 5
Tyne and Wear -29 9 £313 -10.71% 4
Birmingham +5 8 £295 -11.27% 6
Kent - 8 £325 - 3

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 957 (80.15%) HTML
2 912 (76.38%) CSS
3 897 (75.13%) JavaScript
4 659 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
5 628 (52.60%) jQuery
6 517 (43.30%) Java
7 515 (43.13%) HTML5
8 382 (31.99%) JSON
9 365 (30.57%) MVC
10 356 (29.82%) CSS3
11 353 (29.56%) XML
12 339 (28.39%) SQL
13 330 (27.64%) Web Services
14 313 (26.21%) TDD
15 303 (25.38%) C#
16 296 (24.79%) REST
17 290 (24.29%) .NET
18 288 (24.12%) Scrum
19 272 (22.78%) Web Development
20 269 (22.53%) Git (software)
21 246 (20.60%) OO
22 236 (19.77%) Spring
23 223 (18.68%) SQL Server
24 216 (18.09%) AngularJS
25 213 (17.84%) ASP.NET
26 208 (17.42%) Front End Development
27 203 (17.00%) Subversion
28 194 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
29 185 (15.49%) MySQL
30 180 (15.08%) PHP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 98 (8.21%) Node.js
2 94 (7.87%) JBoss
3 84 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 82 (6.87%) CMS
5 71 (5.95%) Confluence
6 69 (5.78%) Apache
7 68 (5.70%) IIS
7 68 (5.70%) WebSphere
8 48 (4.02%) WebLogic
9 37 (3.10%) SharePoint
10 27 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (2.18%) WordPress
12 22 (1.84%) Apache Solr
13 21 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (1.51%) Umbraco
15 15 (1.26%) ATG Dynamo
16 12 (1.01%) Drupal
16 12 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 56 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.76%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (1.17%) MS Office
5 11 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.34%) GIMP
8 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.084%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 17 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.84%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 10 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.67%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.50%) Magento
7 5 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.17%) KANA IQ
8 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) Unica
9 1 (0.084%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.084%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.084%) Endur
9 1 (0.084%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.084%) RMDS
9 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.084%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (1.26%) SaaS
5 10 (0.84%) GitHub
6 9 (0.75%) Force.com
7 8 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.42%) Office 365
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.17%) AdWords
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.084%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.084%) IaaS
11 1 (0.084%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 158 (13.23%) HTTP
2 57 (4.77%) Internet
3 56 (4.69%) SSL
4 45 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.93%) 802.15
5 23 (1.93%) Bluetooth
5 23 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (1.93%) X.509
5 23 (1.93%) ZigBee
6 22 (1.84%) LDAP
7 16 (1.34%) SNMP
8 15 (1.26%) DNS
9 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.50%) Network Security
9 6 (0.50%) VPN
10 5 (0.42%) Firewall
10 5 (0.42%) Intranet
10 5 (0.42%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.34%) FTP
11 4 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 185 (15.49%) MySQL
3 128 (10.72%) Relational Database
4 70 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 61 (5.11%) NoSQL
7 51 (4.27%) Oracle Database
8 48 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (2.93%) DB2
11 26 (2.18%) Jackrabbit
12 25 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (1.26%) Redis
15 15 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 269 (22.53%) Git (software)
2 203 (17.00%) Subversion
3 126 (10.55%) JUnit
4 117 (9.80%) JIRA
5 111 (9.30%) Jenkins
6 82 (6.87%) Eclipse
7 80 (6.70%) Selenium
8 75 (6.28%) Maven
9 57 (4.77%) Ant
10 54 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 52 (4.36%) Cucumber
12 44 (3.69%) Visual Studio
13 42 (3.52%) Jasmine
14 35 (2.93%) TeamCity
15 34 (2.85%) Mockito
16 33 (2.76%) Mercurial
17 32 (2.68%) Grunt
18 26 (2.18%) SoapUI
19 21 (1.76%) NUnit
20 18 (1.51%) gulp
General
1 146 (12.23%) Finance
2 47 (3.94%) Marketing
3 37 (3.10%) Banking
4 35 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.93%) Retail
6 18 (1.51%) Publishing
7 17 (1.42%) Electronics
8 15 (1.26%) Legal
9 13 (1.09%) Back Office
9 13 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.01%) Local Government
11 11 (0.92%) Games
12 10 (0.84%) Advertising
12 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.75%) Military
14 8 (0.67%) Front Office
15 3 (0.25%) Law
15 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1000 (83.75%) Developer
2 242 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 189 (15.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 152 (12.73%) .NET Developer
5 133 (11.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 105 (8.79%) Senior Developer
7 99 (8.29%) Web Developer
8 95 (7.96%) C# Developer
9 94 (7.87%) HTML Developer
10 90 (7.54%) Architect
11 72 (6.03%) HTML CSS Developer
12 69 (5.78%) Scala Developer
13 65 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 64 (5.36%) Lead Developer
14 64 (5.36%) UI Developer
15 56 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
16 50 (4.19%) PHP Developer
17 48 (4.02%) Agile Developer
18 45 (3.77%) Software Developer
19 39 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 957 (80.15%) HTML
2 912 (76.38%) CSS
3 628 (52.60%) jQuery
4 515 (43.13%) HTML5
5 382 (31.99%) JSON
6 356 (29.82%) CSS3
7 353 (29.56%) XML
8 330 (27.64%) Web Services
9 296 (24.79%) REST
10 290 (24.29%) .NET
11 236 (19.77%) Spring
12 216 (18.09%) AngularJS
13 213 (17.84%) ASP.NET
14 179 (14.99%) RESTful
15 144 (12.06%) J2EE
16 142 (11.89%) SOAP
17 130 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 118 (9.88%) .NET Framework
19 117 (9.80%) JSP
20 112 (9.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 143 (11.98%) User Experience
2 56 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 47 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.60%) W3C
7 28 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
8 25 (2.09%) Web 2.0
9 23 (1.93%) N-Tier
10 18 (1.51%) Internet of Things
11 16 (1.34%) Social Media
12 14 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.09%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.01%) Graphic Design
15 11 (0.92%) iPad
16 10 (0.84%) CMDB
16 10 (0.84%) Cryptography
16 10 (0.84%) Fintech
17 7 (0.59%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 142 (11.89%) Linux
2 84 (7.04%) Unix
3 75 (6.28%) Windows
4 28 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.26%) Android
7 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.59%) Solaris
11 6 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.25%) CentOS
14 3 (0.25%) webOS
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (30.57%) MVC
3 313 (26.21%) TDD
4 288 (24.12%) Scrum
5 272 (22.78%) Web Development
6 246 (20.60%) OO
7 208 (17.42%) Front End Development
8 194 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
9 153 (12.81%) E-Commerce
10 147 (12.31%) Unit Testing
11 136 (11.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 125 (10.47%) BDD
13 124 (10.39%) Web Design
14 122 (10.22%) Open Source
15 112 (9.38%) Mentoring
16 102 (8.54%) Automated Testing
17 87 (7.29%) SOA
18 85 (7.12%) Kanban
19 84 (7.04%) OOP
20 82 (6.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 897 (75.13%) JavaScript
2 517 (43.30%) Java
3 339 (28.39%) SQL
4 303 (25.38%) C#
5 180 (15.08%) PHP
6 144 (12.06%) Python
7 123 (10.30%) Scala
8 118 (9.88%) Ruby
9 88 (7.37%) T-SQL
10 81 (6.78%) Perl
11 46 (3.85%) PL/SQL
12 40 (3.35%) VB.NET
13 39 (3.27%) C
14 37 (3.10%) C++
15 34 (2.85%) XPath
16 26 (2.18%) Bash Shell
17 19 (1.59%) TypeScript
18 16 (1.34%) Apex Code
19 13 (1.09%) Groovy
20 12 (1.01%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 85 (7.12%) Degree
2 77 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 49 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.92%) BC Cleared
5 11 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.84%) MCPD
6 10 (0.84%) MCSD
7 8 (0.67%) ISEB
8 7 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.59%) SANS
9 6 (0.50%) ISACA
10 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.34%) ECDL
11 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.25%) MCITP
12 3 (0.25%) MCTS
12 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.76%) QA
2 8 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.42%) WCAG
6 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.084%) COBIT
7 1 (0.084%) HL7
7 1 (0.084%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.084%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (0.50%) Docker
2 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.25%) Varnish
5 1 (0.084%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.084%) LXC
5 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (1.17%) Puppet
2 7 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.25%) cPanel
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.084%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.084%) Nagios
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.084%) Piwik
6 1 (0.084%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.084%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.084%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 137 (11.47%) Oracle
2 132 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 80 (6.70%) Google
4 53 (4.44%) IBM
5 42 (3.52%) ServiceNow
6 29 (2.43%) hybris
7 28 (2.35%) Adobe
8 26 (2.18%) ATG
8 26 (2.18%) SAP
9 19 (1.59%) Sitecore
10 17 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.42%) Zend
11 14 (1.17%) OpenText
12 13 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.01%) EPiServer
13 12 (1.01%) Telerik
14 10 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.84%) PayPal
14 10 (0.84%) Rally
14 10 (0.84%) Siebel
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