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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 150 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -15
Contract jobs citing Ajax 795 1035 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 2.02% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 7.34% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 630 710
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 27
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.13 £29.85 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £37.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%

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
14612 14099 13778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.54% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9984 9008 8637
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 303 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -59 719 £375 +7.14% 276
London -44 309 £413 +3.12% 78
South East -33 154 £333 +2.30% 67
City of London -56 60 £425 +3.91% 25
North West -12 58 £325 - 28
Hampshire -24 44 £400 +23.07% 25
Manchester -10 40 £325 -7.14% 16
East of England -45 40 £350 +7.69% 19
East Midlands +1 37 £350 +12.90% 14
Yorkshire -25 36 £325 +8.33% 25
Scotland -38 35 £338 -15.67% 7
Wales +8 31 £490 +86.66% 12
South West -29 31 £350 +25.56% 20
West Midlands +11 29 £325 +8.33% 17
South Wales +16 28 £488 +136.36% 8
Cardiff +19 27 £490 +226.66% 8
East Sussex +15 22 £188 -46.42% 2
Brighton +11 22 £188 -46.42% 1
Edinburgh -13 22 £363 +3.57% 4
West Yorkshire -25 20 £325 +18.18% 9
Oxfordshire -22 19 £330 -5.71% 8
Tyne and Wear -17 18 £288 +15.00% 7
North East -19 18 £288 - 7
Berkshire -43 18 £330 +1.53% 15
Leeds -16 17 £328 +4.80% 5
Buckinghamshire -36 16 £325 +4.00% 4
Surrey -15 15 £438 +118.75% 5
Essex -3 13 £411 +50.91% 4
Southampton -3 13 £413 +26.92% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 13 £310 +24.00% 4

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1425 (82.80%) JavaScript
2 1351 (78.50%) HTML
3 1317 (76.53%) CSS
4 985 (57.23%) jQuery
5 797 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
6 676 (39.28%) MVC
7 631 (36.66%) HTML5
8 579 (33.64%) .NET
9 577 (33.53%) XML
10 540 (31.38%) C#
11 522 (30.33%) Java
12 515 (29.92%) CSS3
13 481 (27.95%) SQL
14 459 (26.67%) JSON
15 458 (26.61%) ASP.NET
16 438 (25.45%) Web Services
17 403 (23.42%) TDD
18 380 (22.08%) OO
19 371 (21.56%) SQL Server
20 305 (17.72%) Scrum
21 277 (16.10%) Spring
21 277 (16.10%) REST
22 257 (14.93%) Subversion
23 254 (14.76%) MySQL
24 249 (14.47%) JSP
25 240 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
26 237 (13.77%) PHP
27 231 (13.42%) Git (software)
28 229 (13.31%) Linux
29 227 (13.19%) Oracle

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 173 (10.05%) CMS
2 155 (9.01%) Apache
3 132 (7.67%) Tomcat
4 90 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 89 (5.17%) IIS
6 84 (4.88%) WebSphere
7 62 (3.60%) Node.js
8 49 (2.85%) WebLogic
9 41 (2.38%) Drupal
10 39 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (2.15%) WordPress
12 33 (1.92%) JBoss
13 32 (1.86%) Confluence
14 31 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 28 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
17 21 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
18 20 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 19 (1.10%) Umbraco
20 14 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (5.46%) Photoshop
2 76 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (0.93%) MS Office
6 8 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.17%) MS Project
10 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.058%) InDesign
10 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.058%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.81%) Magento
4 13 (0.76%) Tridion
5 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.058%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.058%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.058%) Radian6
9 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.058%) Summit
9 1 (0.058%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (1.05%) SaaS
4 17 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.70%) GitHub
7 8 (0.46%) Basecamp
8 5 (0.29%) Office 365
9 4 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.058%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.53%) HTTP
2 55 (3.20%) Internet
3 23 (1.34%) Intranet
4 21 (1.22%) SSL
5 14 (0.81%) LDAP
5 14 (0.81%) Firewall
6 13 (0.76%) FTP
6 13 (0.76%) SNMP
6 13 (0.76%) VPN
7 11 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.52%) DNS
8 9 (0.52%) SAN
8 9 (0.52%) NAS
9 8 (0.46%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.41%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.35%) SPDY
11 6 (0.35%) SMTP
12 5 (0.29%) X.400
12 5 (0.29%) X.500
13 4 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 254 (14.76%) MySQL
3 162 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 127 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 66 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (3.54%) MongoDB
8 53 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 51 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 41 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 15 (0.87%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 257 (14.93%) Subversion
2 231 (13.42%) Git (software)
3 178 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 150 (8.72%) JUnit
5 125 (7.26%) Jenkins
6 118 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 103 (5.98%) Maven
8 102 (5.93%) Eclipse
9 90 (5.23%) Ant
10 86 (5.00%) Selenium
11 81 (4.71%) JIRA
12 65 (3.78%) Jasmine
13 58 (3.37%) Cucumber
14 51 (2.96%) NUnit
15 48 (2.79%) Mockito
16 38 (2.21%) CruiseControl
17 34 (1.98%) IntelliJ
17 34 (1.98%) Axure RP
18 32 (1.86%) Hudson
18 32 (1.86%) QUnit
General
1 159 (9.24%) Finance
2 82 (4.76%) Banking
3 79 (4.59%) Marketing
4 54 (3.14%) Retail
5 46 (2.67%) Publishing
6 36 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.16%) Legal
8 19 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.64%) Advertising
11 8 (0.46%) Electronics
11 8 (0.46%) Law
12 7 (0.41%) Military
12 7 (0.41%) Automotive
13 6 (0.35%) Front Office
13 6 (0.35%) Games
14 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1455 (84.54%) Developer
2 289 (16.79%) .NET Developer
3 219 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 211 (12.26%) Front-End Developer
5 205 (11.91%) Web Developer
6 174 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 124 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 104 (6.04%) PHP Developer
9 99 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 88 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 87 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (3.83%) Architect
13 59 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 48 (2.79%) .NET Web Developer
15 46 (2.67%) UI Developer
15 46 (2.67%) UI Programmer
16 40 (2.32%) Consultant
16 40 (2.32%) Software Engineer
17 37 (2.15%) Senior .NET Developer
18 36 (2.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1351 (78.50%) HTML
2 1317 (76.53%) CSS
3 985 (57.23%) jQuery
4 631 (36.66%) HTML5
5 579 (33.64%) .NET
6 577 (33.53%) XML
7 515 (29.92%) CSS3
8 459 (26.67%) JSON
9 458 (26.61%) ASP.NET
10 438 (25.45%) Web Services
11 277 (16.10%) Spring
11 277 (16.10%) REST
12 249 (14.47%) JSP
13 240 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 194 (11.27%) AngularJS
15 187 (10.87%) SOAP
16 182 (10.58%) J2EE
17 177 (10.28%) XHTML
18 173 (10.05%) .NET Framework
19 166 (9.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 188 (10.92%) User Experience
2 87 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 69 (4.01%) Open Source
4 60 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 59 (3.43%) W3C
6 58 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (3.31%) Web 2.0
8 35 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
9 32 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.45%) Social Media
11 22 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 21 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.05%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.81%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.76%) NHS
15 13 (0.76%) Graphic Design
15 13 (0.76%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.76%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 229 (13.31%) Linux
2 146 (8.48%) UNIX
3 111 (6.45%) Windows
4 54 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 46 (2.67%) Android
6 21 (1.22%) Solaris
7 18 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.46%) CentOS
13 6 (0.35%) Debian
13 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.29%) HPUX
15 4 (0.23%) webOS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (39.28%) MVC
3 403 (23.42%) TDD
4 380 (22.08%) OO
5 305 (17.72%) Scrum
6 213 (12.38%) Web Development
7 182 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
8 181 (10.52%) Unit Testing
8 181 (10.52%) E-Commerce
9 173 (10.05%) BDD
10 154 (8.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 120 (6.97%) OOP
12 113 (6.57%) SOA
13 94 (5.46%) Software Engineering
14 84 (4.88%) Web Design
15 70 (4.07%) Content Management
16 66 (3.83%) Workflow
16 66 (3.83%) Web Application Development
17 61 (3.54%) Kanban
18 57 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1425 (82.80%) JavaScript
2 540 (31.38%) C#
3 522 (30.33%) Java
4 481 (27.95%) SQL
5 237 (13.77%) PHP
6 94 (5.46%) T-SQL
7 89 (5.17%) Ruby
8 86 (5.00%) Scala
9 78 (4.53%) Python
10 75 (4.36%) PL/SQL
11 66 (3.83%) Perl
12 65 (3.78%) VB.NET
13 60 (3.49%) Shell Script
14 50 (2.91%) XPath
15 44 (2.56%) PHP5
16 36 (2.09%) C++
17 28 (1.63%) C
18 18 (1.05%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 16 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 133 (7.73%) Degree
2 73 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 50 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.52%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.29%) MCP
8 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.12%) MCSE
8 2 (0.12%) CCNA
8 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.12%) MCTS
8 2 (0.12%) MCITP
9 1 (0.058%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.058%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.058%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.18%) QA
2 8 (0.46%) COBIT
3 7 (0.41%) WCAG
4 3 (0.17%) WAI
4 3 (0.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (0.76%) Shibboleth
2 12 (0.70%) VirtualBox
3 11 (0.64%) Docker
4 10 (0.58%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (0.35%) Varnish
6 3 (0.17%) vCloud
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.058%) XenApp
8 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (1.34%) Puppet
2 20 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.70%) Vagrant
5 10 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (0.35%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.23%) Ansible
7 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.17%) cPanel
9 2 (0.12%) logstash
9 2 (0.12%) Salt
9 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.058%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.058%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.058%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.058%) Kibana
10 1 (0.058%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 227 (13.19%) Oracle
2 220 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 70 (4.07%) Google
4 66 (3.83%) Adobe
5 56 (3.25%) IBM
6 40 (2.32%) hybris
7 36 (2.09%) ServiceNow
8 35 (2.03%) Zend
9 28 (1.63%) Twitter
10 25 (1.45%) Sitecore
10 25 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.28%) Telerik
12 20 (1.16%) Open Text
13 19 (1.10%) RedDot
14 17 (0.99%) VMware
14 17 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.99%) SAP
15 14 (0.81%) Sencha
16 13 (0.76%) EPiServer
17 11 (0.64%) Facebook
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Rate: £275 - £380 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Hampshire
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Rate: Up to £440 per day DOE
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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