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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 210 140 102
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -38
Contract jobs citing Ajax 638 890 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.57% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.88% 5.65% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 535 710
Average daily rate
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£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 £564 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.42 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.67 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%

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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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
England -71 582 £400 +6.66% 335
London -59 277 £463 +15.62% 95
South East -41 121 £340 -2.85% 77
City of London -8 58 £475 +11.76% 17
East of England -16 44 £360 +13.38% 30
North West -20 38 £375 +7.14% 33
Hampshire -15 35 £340 -2.85% 8
Wales +5 30 £463 +42.30% 5
South Wales +7 27 £450 +38.46% 5
Berkshire -12 25 £338 -10.00% 16
South West -19 23 £358 +5.14% 23
West Midlands -21 23 £330 +3.12% 23
Scotland -29 23 £338 -3.57% 15
Yorkshire -33 22 £394 +31.25% 21
Manchester -22 20 £338 +3.84% 11
Newport +11 18 £489 +39.64%
East Sussex +2 18 £250 - 11
Brighton -5 18 £250 - 9
East Midlands -27 18 £388 +19.23% 23
Essex -1 17 £500 +21.21% 6
West Sussex -4 16 £368 +22.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £350 +12.90% 8
Cheshire -1 15 £400 -46.66% 14
West Yorkshire -28 15 £330 +9.09% 14
Leeds -32 15 £330 -30.89% 10
Edinburgh -19 12 £338 -3.57% 3
Glasgow +10 10 £331 -5.35% 8
Cambridge - 10 £350 - 4
Birmingham +4 9 £338 +12.50% 7
Bracknell +3 9 £410 +49.09%

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1093 (80.72%) JavaScript
2 1083 (79.99%) HTML
3 1006 (74.30%) CSS
4 793 (58.57%) jQuery
5 620 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
6 573 (42.32%) HTML5
7 520 (38.40%) Java
8 458 (33.83%) XML
9 431 (31.83%) MVC
10 403 (29.76%) CSS3
11 388 (28.66%) .NET
12 386 (28.51%) SQL
13 349 (25.78%) SQL Server
14 326 (24.08%) Web Services
14 326 (24.08%) JSON
15 325 (24.00%) C#
16 320 (23.63%) TDD
17 300 (22.16%) OO
18 281 (20.75%) ASP.NET
19 260 (19.20%) AngularJS
20 252 (18.61%) Scrum
21 216 (15.95%) MySQL
22 208 (15.36%) Spring
23 207 (15.29%) Linux
24 200 (14.77%) JSP
25 197 (14.55%) J2EE
26 186 (13.74%) Web Development
27 185 (13.66%) PHP
28 181 (13.37%) Git (software)
28 181 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 115 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 108 (7.98%) Node.js
3 107 (7.90%) CMS
4 81 (5.98%) Tomcat
5 77 (5.69%) Apache
6 75 (5.54%) WebLogic
7 71 (5.24%) JBoss
8 47 (3.47%) IIS
9 44 (3.25%) SharePoint
10 38 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 34 (2.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 32 (2.36%) WordPress
13 31 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (2.14%) Drupal
15 24 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (1.70%) GlassFish
16 23 (1.70%) Umbraco
17 17 (1.26%) nginx
17 17 (1.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (6.57%) Photoshop
2 58 (4.28%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (0.66%) MS Office
6 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.40%) Tridion
2 17 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.30%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.30%) Magento
7 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.15%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.15%) RMDS
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.074%) Summit
8 1 (0.074%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 25 (1.85%) GitHub
4 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.70%) SaaS
5 17 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.59%) Office 365
8 5 (0.37%) Google Checkout
9 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.22%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.15%) Yammer
11 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.15%) IaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
12 1 (0.074%) Force.com
12 1 (0.074%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.65%) HTTP
2 48 (3.55%) Internet
3 28 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.99%) SSL
5 18 (1.33%) LDAP
6 13 (0.96%) DNS
7 10 (0.74%) VPN
7 10 (0.74%) Intranet
8 9 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
9 8 (0.59%) Firewall
9 8 (0.59%) SNMP
10 7 (0.52%) LAN
11 6 (0.44%) SMTP
11 6 (0.44%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.37%) WAN
12 5 (0.37%) SSH
12 5 (0.37%) Skype
13 4 (0.30%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.30%) FTP
14 3 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 216 (15.95%) MySQL
3 124 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 112 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 63 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 49 (3.62%) NoSQL
10 43 (3.18%) DB2
11 37 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (2.36%) RDBMS
14 28 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (1.40%) Big Data
18 18 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
19 15 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
19 15 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 181 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 115 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 94 (6.94%) Subversion
4 91 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 88 (6.50%) Maven
6 84 (6.20%) Eclipse
7 73 (5.39%) Ant
8 68 (5.02%) Selenium
9 65 (4.80%) Grunt
10 60 (4.43%) JUnit
11 51 (3.77%) Jasmine
12 41 (3.03%) JIRA
12 41 (3.03%) NUnit
13 40 (2.95%) Jenkins
14 38 (2.81%) Cucumber
15 29 (2.14%) Bower
16 27 (1.99%) gulp
17 25 (1.85%) SpecFlow
18 24 (1.77%) TeamCity
19 22 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 160 (11.82%) Finance
2 78 (5.76%) Banking
3 62 (4.58%) Retail
4 60 (4.43%) Marketing
5 28 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.26%) Publishing
9 12 (0.89%) Advertising
9 12 (0.89%) Automotive
10 10 (0.74%) Front Office
11 9 (0.66%) Electronics
11 9 (0.66%) Legal
11 9 (0.66%) Military
12 8 (0.59%) Games
13 6 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.44%) Back Office
14 5 (0.37%) iGaming
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1154 (85.23%) Developer
2 217 (16.03%) Java Developer
3 200 (14.77%) .NET Developer
4 188 (13.88%) Front-End Developer
5 154 (11.37%) Web Developer
6 109 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 83 (6.13%) Architect
8 82 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 79 (5.83%) UI Developer
10 78 (5.76%) UI Programmer
11 77 (5.69%) PHP Developer
12 73 (5.39%) C# Developer
13 53 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
15 40 (2.95%) Technical Architect
16 39 (2.88%) Front-End Web Developer
17 37 (2.73%) Software Developer
18 33 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
19 31 (2.29%) AWS Developer
20 30 (2.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1083 (79.99%) HTML
2 1006 (74.30%) CSS
3 793 (58.57%) jQuery
4 573 (42.32%) HTML5
5 458 (33.83%) XML
6 403 (29.76%) CSS3
7 388 (28.66%) .NET
8 326 (24.08%) Web Services
8 326 (24.08%) JSON
9 281 (20.75%) ASP.NET
10 260 (19.20%) AngularJS
11 208 (15.36%) Spring
12 200 (14.77%) JSP
13 197 (14.55%) J2EE
14 181 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 180 (13.29%) REST
16 178 (13.15%) XHTML
17 161 (11.89%) .NET Framework
18 144 (10.64%) XSLT
19 129 (9.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.04%) User Experience
2 97 (7.16%) Mobile App
3 53 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.25%) W3C
5 34 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 32 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
9 22 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.62%) Web 2.0
10 18 (1.33%) Graphic Design
10 18 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.18%) GIS
13 14 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.89%) RIA
15 11 (0.81%) Social Media
16 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.59%) DTV
17 8 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 207 (15.29%) Linux
2 140 (10.34%) Windows
3 118 (8.71%) UNIX
4 46 (3.40%) Android
5 37 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.58%) Solaris
7 33 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.81%) AIX
12 9 (0.66%) CentOS
13 8 (0.59%) HPUX
14 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.15%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (31.83%) MVC
3 320 (23.63%) TDD
4 300 (22.16%) OO
5 252 (18.61%) Scrum
6 186 (13.74%) Web Development
7 172 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 152 (11.23%) Unit Testing
8 152 (11.23%) E-Commerce
9 150 (11.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 118 (8.71%) SOA
11 107 (7.90%) BDD
12 96 (7.09%) OOP
13 90 (6.65%) Web Design
14 81 (5.98%) UML
14 81 (5.98%) Kanban
15 69 (5.10%) Content Management
16 67 (4.95%) SDLC
17 66 (4.87%) Software Engineering
18 63 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1093 (80.72%) JavaScript
2 520 (38.40%) Java
3 386 (28.51%) SQL
4 325 (24.00%) C#
5 185 (13.66%) PHP
6 87 (6.43%) T-SQL
7 61 (4.51%) Ruby
7 61 (4.51%) Scala
8 56 (4.14%) VB.NET
9 55 (4.06%) Perl
10 54 (3.99%) Shell Script
11 52 (3.84%) PL/SQL
12 43 (3.18%) XPath
13 40 (2.95%) Python
14 35 (2.58%) VB
15 33 (2.44%) C++
16 21 (1.55%) C
17 17 (1.26%) VBScript
17 17 (1.26%) TypeScript
18 16 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 98 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 88 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 58 (4.28%) Degree
4 7 (0.52%) OCPJP
5 6 (0.44%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.30%) OCMJD
6 4 (0.30%) OCPJWCD
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.22%) PMP
7 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.15%) ISEB
8 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.074%) MCP
9 1 (0.074%) CISSP
9 1 (0.074%) ECDL
9 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.39%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) TickIT
4 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.074%) GxP
5 1 (0.074%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.11%) Varnish
3 13 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.74%) Squid
5 9 (0.66%) vCloud
5 9 (0.66%) Docker
6 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.30%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.15%) vSphere
10 1 (0.074%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (2.44%) Puppet
2 20 (1.48%) Ansible
3 18 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.18%) Salt
5 10 (0.74%) logstash
5 10 (0.74%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.66%) Kibana
6 9 (0.66%) Rundeck
6 9 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.15%) Nagios
10 2 (0.15%) OVSD
10 2 (0.15%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 179 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.11%) Oracle
3 89 (6.57%) IBM
4 65 (4.80%) Adobe
5 33 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 31 (2.29%) Google
7 26 (1.92%) Telerik
8 25 (1.85%) Zend
9 23 (1.70%) Sitecore
10 22 (1.62%) VMware
11 19 (1.40%) ServiceNow
12 18 (1.33%) hybris
13 13 (0.96%) Twitter
13 13 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.89%) Splunk
15 11 (0.81%) Apple
16 10 (0.74%) ATG
16 10 (0.74%) SAP
17 9 (0.66%) Pega
18 8 (0.59%) Elastic Path
Swindon, Wiltshire
Madison Talent Sourcing
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £375 Per Day call for details
Posted: 10 hours ago
Midlands
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day Competitive rates
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Madison Talent Sourcing
Rate: From £290 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago