The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 223 180 137
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -43
Contract jobs citing Ajax 604 700 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.29% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% 4.80% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 462 581
Median daily rate £403 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
Median hourly rate £25.02 £28.69 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -33.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £19.00 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £40.60 £45.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.02 £38.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-34.15% -12.13%

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
14868 14585 14718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9574 9788
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 203 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 575 £416 +11.00% 285
London -41 276 £425 +6.25% 99
South East +41 156 £413 +17.85% 59
West Sussex +44 91 £441 -10.90% 1
Worthing - 78 £433 -
City of London +9 47 £450 +5.88% 17
Yorkshire -6 30 £400 - 16
East of England -12 29 £400 +14.28% 30
North West -13 28 £375 +14.94% 24
East Midlands +13 19 £350 -3.44% 16
Hampshire +4 19 £425 +41.66% 12
West Yorkshire -2 13 £425 +30.76% 9
Leeds -8 13 £425 +30.76% 6
Surrey -6 12 £407 -9.66% 10
South West -11 11 £320 -14.66% 12
Manchester -17 11 £350 +7.69% 14
West Midlands -29 11 £288 -11.53% 24
Wales +13 10 £400 +10.34% 5
South Wales +7 10 £400 +14.28% 5
Tyne and Wear -41 10 £350 -3.44% 5
North East -45 10 £350 -3.44% 5
Essex -15 9 £400 - 4
Norfolk +5 8 £575 - 2
East Sussex +1 8 £350 +12.90% 3
South Yorkshire 0 8 £388 +19.23% 4
Northamptonshire -1 8 £463 -7.50% 6
Berkshire -24 8 £413 +3.12% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 8 £375 +3.44% 4
Merseyside - 8 £400 - 2
Liverpool - 8 £400 - 2

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ajax.

1 959 (80.93%) HTML
2 942 (79.49%) CSS
3 867 (73.16%) JavaScript
4 661 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
5 605 (51.05%) jQuery
6 523 (44.14%) HTML5
7 499 (42.11%) Java
8 383 (32.32%) JSON
9 373 (31.48%) CSS3
10 354 (29.87%) XML
11 353 (29.79%) MVC
12 342 (28.86%) SQL
13 312 (26.33%) TDD
14 311 (26.24%) C#
15 309 (26.08%) REST
16 304 (25.65%) Scrum
17 292 (24.64%) Web Services
18 291 (24.56%) Web Development
18 291 (24.56%) Git (software)
19 286 (24.14%) .NET
20 242 (20.42%) Spring
21 235 (19.83%) OO
22 229 (19.32%) AngularJS
23 220 (18.57%) SQL Server
24 216 (18.23%) Front End Development
25 215 (18.14%) ASP.NET
25 215 (18.14%) Subversion
26 202 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
27 181 (15.27%) RESTful
28 170 (14.35%) MySQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (8.27%) Node.js
2 88 (7.43%) Confluence
3 79 (6.67%) CMS
4 71 (5.99%) JBoss
5 67 (5.65%) Tomcat
6 64 (5.40%) WebSphere
7 59 (4.98%) Apache
8 58 (4.89%) IIS
9 55 (4.64%) WebLogic
10 40 (3.38%) SharePoint
11 27 (2.28%) WordPress
12 23 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (1.35%) ATG Dynamo
16 15 (1.27%) Drupal
17 14 (1.18%) Apache Solr
17 14 (1.18%) Umbraco
18 11 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.04%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (1.27%) MS Office
5 11 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.42%) GIMP
8 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.084%) InDesign
10 1 (0.084%) MS Project
10 1 (0.084%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 18 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.84%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 8 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.51%) Magento
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
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
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.77%) SaaS
4 17 (1.43%) GitHub
5 16 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (0.84%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.76%) Force.com
8 6 (0.51%) Office 365
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.17%) AdWords
10 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.17%) IaaS
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%) PaaS
11 1 (0.084%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 164 (13.84%) HTTP
2 57 (4.81%) Internet
3 50 (4.22%) SSL
4 38 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.11%) LDAP
6 19 (1.60%) DNS
7 15 (1.27%) SNMP
8 14 (1.18%) 802.15
8 14 (1.18%) Bluetooth
8 14 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (1.18%) X.509
8 14 (1.18%) ZigBee
9 10 (0.84%) Intranet
10 7 (0.59%) Network Security
10 7 (0.59%) VPN
11 5 (0.42%) Extranet
11 5 (0.42%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.34%) AMQP
12 4 (0.34%) Firewall
13 3 (0.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 170 (14.35%) MySQL
3 119 (10.04%) Relational Database
4 66 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 55 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 48 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 39 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (2.03%) DB2
12 21 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
15 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 291 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 215 (18.14%) Subversion
3 148 (12.49%) JUnit
4 129 (10.89%) Jenkins
5 124 (10.46%) JIRA
6 89 (7.51%) Selenium
7 72 (6.08%) Eclipse
7 72 (6.08%) Maven
8 57 (4.81%) Ant
9 52 (4.39%) Cucumber
9 52 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 44 (3.71%) Visual Studio
11 38 (3.21%) Grunt
12 34 (2.87%) Jasmine
13 32 (2.70%) Mercurial
14 29 (2.45%) SoapUI
15 24 (2.03%) gulp
15 24 (2.03%) Mockito
15 24 (2.03%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.94%) NUnit
General
1 139 (11.73%) Finance
2 50 (4.22%) Marketing
3 37 (3.12%) Banking
4 34 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.11%) Retail
6 18 (1.52%) Advertising
7 17 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.35%) Electronics
8 16 (1.35%) Games
9 14 (1.18%) Legal
9 14 (1.18%) Local Government
10 11 (0.93%) Back Office
10 11 (0.93%) Publishing
11 9 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.68%) Front Office
12 8 (0.68%) Military
13 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.42%) Law
15 3 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 993 (83.80%) Developer
2 235 (19.83%) Java Developer
3 196 (16.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 149 (12.57%) .NET Developer
5 120 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 118 (9.96%) Web Developer
7 100 (8.44%) C# Developer
8 90 (7.59%) Architect
9 89 (7.51%) Senior Developer
10 83 (7.00%) HTML Developer
11 80 (6.75%) Scala Developer
12 66 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 65 (5.49%) HTML CSS Developer
13 65 (5.49%) UI Developer
14 58 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
15 53 (4.47%) Lead Developer
16 52 (4.39%) Agile Developer
17 48 (4.05%) PHP Developer
18 47 (3.97%) Java Scala Developer
19 46 (3.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 959 (80.93%) HTML
2 942 (79.49%) CSS
3 605 (51.05%) jQuery
4 523 (44.14%) HTML5
5 383 (32.32%) JSON
6 373 (31.48%) CSS3
7 354 (29.87%) XML
8 309 (26.08%) REST
9 292 (24.64%) Web Services
10 286 (24.14%) .NET
11 242 (20.42%) Spring
12 229 (19.32%) AngularJS
13 215 (18.14%) ASP.NET
14 181 (15.27%) RESTful
15 142 (11.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 131 (11.05%) J2EE
17 124 (10.46%) SOAP
18 111 (9.37%) JSP
18 111 (9.37%) Play Framework
19 110 (9.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.98%) User Experience
2 46 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 32 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 30 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.03%) W3C
7 24 (2.03%) Web 2.0
8 20 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.43%) Social Media
10 16 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.18%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.10%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.01%) CMDB
13 12 (1.01%) Fintech
13 12 (1.01%) iPad
14 11 (0.93%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.59%) Animation
15 7 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 160 (13.50%) Linux
2 91 (7.68%) Unix
3 80 (6.75%) Windows
4 29 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.84%) Android
8 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.59%) Solaris
9 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.51%) CentOS
10 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.42%) webOS
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (29.79%) MVC
3 312 (26.33%) TDD
4 304 (25.65%) Scrum
5 291 (24.56%) Web Development
6 235 (19.83%) OO
7 216 (18.23%) Front End Development
8 202 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 149 (12.57%) Open Source
11 145 (12.24%) E-Commerce
12 142 (11.98%) Unit Testing
13 135 (11.39%) Web Design
14 122 (10.30%) Automated Testing
15 113 (9.54%) BDD
15 113 (9.54%) Mentoring
16 86 (7.26%) SOA
17 82 (6.92%) Configuration Management
18 80 (6.75%) OOP
19 77 (6.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 867 (73.16%) JavaScript
2 499 (42.11%) Java
3 342 (28.86%) SQL
4 311 (26.24%) C#
5 168 (14.18%) PHP
6 150 (12.66%) Python
7 141 (11.90%) Scala
8 138 (11.65%) Ruby
9 102 (8.61%) T-SQL
10 68 (5.74%) Perl
11 50 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 37 (3.12%) VB.NET
13 32 (2.70%) C
14 25 (2.11%) C++
15 23 (1.94%) XPath
16 20 (1.69%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.35%) Apex Code
17 16 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.35%) Groovy
18 15 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (7.09%) Degree
2 82 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 11 (0.93%) MCPD
7 11 (0.93%) MCSD
8 10 (0.84%) ISEB
9 7 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.51%) SANS
11 5 (0.42%) ISACA
11 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.42%) PMP
12 4 (0.34%) ECDL
12 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.34%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.25%) MCITP
13 3 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.36%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (0.51%) 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%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.084%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.084%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.42%) Docker
3 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.25%) Varnish
5 2 (0.17%) Firmware
5 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.084%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.084%) LXC
6 1 (0.084%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.52%) Puppet
2 16 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.25%) cPanel
5 3 (0.25%) Nagios
5 3 (0.25%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.17%) Ansible
6 2 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.084%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.084%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.084%) Piwik
7 1 (0.084%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.084%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 136 (11.48%) Oracle
2 131 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 96 (8.10%) Google
4 43 (3.63%) ServiceNow
5 39 (3.29%) IBM
6 31 (2.62%) hybris
7 30 (2.53%) Adobe
8 28 (2.36%) ATG
8 28 (2.36%) SAP
9 19 (1.60%) Zend
10 17 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.43%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.10%) Telerik
13 12 (1.01%) Rally
13 12 (1.01%) Twitter
14 11 (0.93%) OpenText
14 11 (0.93%) PayPal
15 10 (0.84%) Sybase
South East
LA International
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £570 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
MPower+
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
London, London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £425-460/day
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago