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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 130 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 910 1137 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 2.19% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.99% 7.74% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 704 762
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 30
Average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.34% +53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.31 £22.20 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 £36.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.34% +48.97%

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
15194 14688 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.69% 28.34% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 9494 8963
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 281 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -49 827 £375 +2.73% 472
London -46 353 £400 - 140
South East -31 185 £363 +11.53% 116
City of London -55 72 £426 +0.29% 49
North West -16 54 £325 -7.14% 63
East of England -26 52 £400 +23.07% 27
Hampshire -16 43 £360 +14.28% 36
Manchester -6 42 £325 -7.14% 42
East Midlands +13 41 £323 +4.03% 18
South West -28 40 £355 +18.33% 39
Yorkshire -20 39 £315 +5.00% 37
Wales -1 36 £450 +80.00% 9
South Wales +4 34 £450 +89.47% 7
Oxfordshire -17 34 £475 +26.66% 21
Cardiff +13 33 £450 +104.54% 6
Tyne and Wear -9 31 £350 +40.00% 5
North East -16 31 £350 +21.73% 6
Scotland -40 31 £288 -23.33% 12
West Midlands -1 28 £325 +18.18% 24
Berkshire -47 27 £330 +1.53% 19
Surrey -7 26 £413 +121.47% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 26 £350 +40.00% 5
West Yorkshire -18 26 £315 +14.54% 19
Leeds -18 18 £325 -7.14% 9
Hertfordshire -10 16 £405 -10.00% 6
Wiltshire -11 16 £450 +50.00% 6
Oxford -19 16 £490 +26.45% 7
Northamptonshire +1 14 £442 +138.91% 2
Glasgow -22 14 £283 -23.64% 3
Andover 0 13 £360 -

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1458 (81.91%) JavaScript
2 1400 (78.65%) HTML
3 1362 (76.52%) CSS
4 1020 (57.30%) jQuery
5 822 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
6 703 (39.49%) MVC
7 668 (37.53%) HTML5
8 574 (32.25%) .NET
9 565 (31.74%) Java
10 562 (31.57%) XML
11 552 (31.01%) C#
12 536 (30.11%) CSS3
13 481 (27.02%) SQL
14 466 (26.18%) JSON
15 460 (25.84%) ASP.NET
16 447 (25.11%) TDD
17 434 (24.38%) Web Services
18 397 (22.30%) OO
19 372 (20.90%) SQL Server
20 307 (17.25%) Scrum
21 305 (17.13%) Spring
22 302 (16.97%) REST
23 281 (15.79%) Subversion
24 273 (15.34%) JSP
25 263 (14.78%) MySQL
26 255 (14.33%) PHP
27 245 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
28 236 (13.26%) Web Development
29 234 (13.15%) Oracle
29 234 (13.15%) Linux

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 160 (8.99%) Apache
2 156 (8.76%) CMS
3 135 (7.58%) Tomcat
4 94 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 89 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 84 (4.72%) IIS
7 67 (3.76%) WebLogic
8 48 (2.70%) Node.js
9 45 (2.53%) Drupal
10 41 (2.30%) JBoss
11 39 (2.19%) WordPress
12 36 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 35 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 32 (1.80%) Confluence
15 30 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
17 25 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (1.24%) Umbraco
19 19 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
19 19 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 106 (5.96%) Photoshop
2 80 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 42 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.56%) MS Office
6 6 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.11%) GIMP
9 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.056%) InDesign
10 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
1 20 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 13 (0.73%) Magento
3 12 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.62%) Tridion
5 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.34%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.11%) Summit
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.056%) HFM
9 1 (0.056%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.056%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.056%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.12%) SaaS
4 16 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.67%) GitHub
7 8 (0.45%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.056%) Heroku
9 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.49%) HTTP
2 52 (2.92%) Internet
3 14 (0.79%) DNS
4 13 (0.73%) SNMP
4 13 (0.73%) SSL
5 11 (0.62%) Firewall
5 11 (0.62%) LDAP
6 9 (0.51%) VPN
6 9 (0.51%) SAN
6 9 (0.51%) NAS
7 8 (0.45%) FTP
7 8 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.45%) Intranet
8 6 (0.34%) SPDY
9 4 (0.22%) VoIP
9 4 (0.22%) SMTP
9 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.22%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.17%) SSH
10 3 (0.17%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 263 (14.78%) MySQL
3 161 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 133 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (4.61%) Oracle Database
6 69 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 67 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 66 (3.71%) NoSQL
9 52 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 51 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 49 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 38 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
19 17 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
19 17 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 281 (15.79%) Subversion
2 221 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 168 (9.44%) Visual Studio
4 150 (8.43%) JUnit
5 119 (6.69%) Maven
6 115 (6.46%) Jenkins
7 106 (5.96%) Eclipse
8 104 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 94 (5.28%) Ant
10 89 (5.00%) Selenium
11 79 (4.44%) JIRA
12 74 (4.16%) Jasmine
13 60 (3.37%) Cucumber
14 57 (3.20%) NUnit
15 50 (2.81%) Mockito
16 37 (2.08%) Hudson
17 35 (1.97%) CruiseControl
17 35 (1.97%) QUnit
18 32 (1.80%) IntelliJ
19 29 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 169 (9.49%) Finance
2 82 (4.61%) Marketing
3 81 (4.55%) Banking
4 61 (3.43%) Retail
5 36 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 32 (1.80%) Publishing
7 22 (1.24%) Legal
8 17 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.84%) Advertising
10 8 (0.45%) Electronics
10 8 (0.45%) Law
10 8 (0.45%) Games
11 7 (0.39%) Automotive
12 6 (0.34%) Front Office
13 5 (0.28%) Billing
14 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.17%) Military
15 3 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1511 (84.89%) Developer
2 290 (16.29%) .NET Developer
3 232 (13.03%) Java Developer
4 229 (12.87%) Front-End Developer
5 222 (12.47%) Web Developer
6 177 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 122 (6.85%) C# Developer
8 101 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 101 (5.67%) PHP Developer
9 95 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 85 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 70 (3.93%) Architect
12 60 (3.37%) UI Developer
13 58 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 56 (3.15%) UI Programmer
15 47 (2.64%) .NET Web Developer
16 44 (2.47%) Software Engineer
17 39 (2.19%) Senior .NET Developer
17 39 (2.19%) Consultant
18 36 (2.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1400 (78.65%) HTML
2 1362 (76.52%) CSS
3 1020 (57.30%) jQuery
4 668 (37.53%) HTML5
5 574 (32.25%) .NET
6 562 (31.57%) XML
7 536 (30.11%) CSS3
8 466 (26.18%) JSON
9 460 (25.84%) ASP.NET
10 434 (24.38%) Web Services
11 305 (17.13%) Spring
12 302 (16.97%) REST
13 273 (15.34%) JSP
14 245 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 194 (10.90%) J2EE
16 189 (10.62%) SOAP
17 184 (10.34%) Hibernate
18 181 (10.17%) XHTML
19 172 (9.66%) .NET Framework
19 172 (9.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 184 (10.34%) User Experience
2 90 (5.06%) Open Source
3 82 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (3.71%) Mobile App
6 57 (3.20%) W3C
7 49 (2.75%) Web 2.0
8 40 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
9 31 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.57%) Social Media
11 20 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 20 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 16 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.84%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.73%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.62%) GIS
15 11 (0.62%) Biology
16 10 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 234 (13.15%) Linux
2 154 (8.65%) UNIX
3 117 (6.57%) Windows
4 55 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 49 (2.75%) Android
6 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 18 (1.01%) Solaris
8 14 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.56%) CentOS
11 6 (0.34%) Debian
12 5 (0.28%) HPUX
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.22%) webOS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (46.18%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (39.49%) MVC
3 447 (25.11%) TDD
4 397 (22.30%) OO
5 307 (17.25%) Scrum
6 236 (13.26%) Web Development
7 200 (11.24%) BDD
8 192 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 185 (10.39%) E-Commerce
10 177 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 174 (9.78%) Unit Testing
12 119 (6.69%) SOA
13 106 (5.96%) OOP
14 95 (5.34%) Software Engineering
15 85 (4.78%) Web Design
16 65 (3.65%) Kanban
16 65 (3.65%) Workflow
17 60 (3.37%) Content Management
17 60 (3.37%) Web Application Development
18 58 (3.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1458 (81.91%) JavaScript
2 565 (31.74%) Java
3 552 (31.01%) C#
4 481 (27.02%) SQL
5 255 (14.33%) PHP
6 106 (5.96%) Ruby
7 103 (5.79%) Scala
8 89 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 87 (4.89%) PL/SQL
9 87 (4.89%) Python
10 67 (3.76%) Perl
11 62 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 62 (3.48%) Shell Script
12 54 (3.03%) XPath
13 49 (2.75%) C++
14 46 (2.58%) PHP5
15 26 (1.46%) C
16 19 (1.07%) XQuery
17 18 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (7.08%) Degree
2 76 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.39%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.22%) MCP
7 4 (0.22%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.11%) MCSE
8 2 (0.11%) ISEB
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.11%) CCNA
8 2 (0.11%) MCTS
8 2 (0.11%) MCITP
9 1 (0.056%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.056%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.056%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.49%) QA
2 8 (0.45%) COBIT
3 7 (0.39%) WCAG
4 3 (0.17%) SLA
4 3 (0.17%) WAI
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.73%) VirtualBox
2 13 (0.73%) Shibboleth
3 10 (0.56%) Docker
3 10 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.39%) Varnish
6 5 (0.28%) vCloud
7 3 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.056%) XenApp
9 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.18%) Puppet
2 19 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
3 15 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.28%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.22%) Ansible
7 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.11%) logstash
8 2 (0.11%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.056%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.056%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.056%) Kibana
9 1 (0.056%) Salt
9 1 (0.056%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 234 (13.15%) Oracle
2 225 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 59 (3.31%) Adobe
4 57 (3.20%) Google
5 52 (2.92%) IBM
6 39 (2.19%) hybris
7 35 (1.97%) Zend
8 33 (1.85%) Twitter
9 31 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 27 (1.52%) Sitecore
11 24 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.07%) VMware
13 16 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.84%) SAP
14 15 (0.84%) Facebook
15 12 (0.67%) EPiServer
15 12 (0.67%) Telerik
16 9 (0.51%) Hitachi
16 9 (0.51%) Sencha
17 8 (0.45%) Interwoven
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