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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 135 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing Ajax 938 1042 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.97% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.97% 6.85% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 691 794
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £14.40 £15.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.24 £32.50 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%

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
15715 15210 15721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.79% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10089 9790 9520
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £17.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 12 September 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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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 -35 860 £375 +7.14% 425
London -31 381 £400 - 143
South East +29 175 £350 - 89
City of London -28 78 £425 +3.03% 37
East of England -24 76 £370 -6.32% 28
West Midlands -15 50 £320 +16.36% 28
Scotland -8 43 £350 +7.69% 10
Hampshire +6 42 £350 +5.10% 29
East Midlands +3 40 £325 +18.18% 17
South West -29 36 £340 +4.61% 27
Yorkshire +3 34 £283 -9.60% 31
Berkshire -18 34 £363 +3.57% 20
North East -6 31 £375 - 17
Tyne and Wear -10 31 £375 - 15
North West -54 31 £325 +4.83% 45
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 27 £375 - 14
Oxfordshire +1 25 £475 +15.15% 6
West Yorkshire -9 24 £283 -9.60% 14
Manchester -27 24 £325 +11.11% 23
Surrey +20 23 £338 +22.72% 16
Brighton +8 21 - - 3
East Sussex +7 21 - - 3
Bedfordshire -3 20 £325 +18.18% 1
Hertfordshire -16 20 £379 +16.53% 13
Leeds +2 18 £305 +16.19% 10
Essex -7 18 £413 +17.85%
Luton -9 17 £363 +31.81%
Edinburgh +4 15 £350 +15.22% 3
Northamptonshire - 15 £390 - 6
Wales -7 13 £325 +30.00% 8

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 1452 (79.34%) HTML
2 1440 (78.69%) JavaScript
3 1356 (74.10%) CSS
4 1060 (57.92%) jQuery
5 852 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
6 756 (41.31%) MVC
7 681 (37.21%) HTML5
8 638 (34.86%) .NET
9 605 (33.06%) C#
10 604 (33.01%) Java
11 567 (30.98%) XML
12 523 (28.58%) ASP.NET
13 517 (28.25%) CSS3
14 478 (26.12%) SQL
15 475 (25.96%) TDD
16 457 (24.97%) JSON
17 445 (24.32%) SQL Server
18 429 (23.44%) Web Services
19 415 (22.68%) OO
20 350 (19.13%) Spring
21 322 (17.60%) MySQL
22 305 (16.67%) Subversion
23 289 (15.79%) Scrum
24 282 (15.41%) JSP
25 271 (14.81%) PHP
26 269 (14.70%) Web Development
26 269 (14.70%) ASP.NET MVC
27 260 (14.21%) REST
28 247 (13.50%) E-Commerce
29 238 (13.01%) Oracle

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 135 (7.38%) CMS
2 129 (7.05%) Apache
3 123 (6.72%) Tomcat
4 104 (5.68%) WebSphere
5 98 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 65 (3.55%) IIS
7 59 (3.22%) WebLogic
8 50 (2.73%) Node.js
9 38 (2.08%) WordPress
10 37 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
11 36 (1.97%) Drupal
12 35 (1.91%) Confluence
12 35 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 32 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 30 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
16 26 (1.42%) Umbraco
17 24 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
18 22 (1.20%) MQSeries
19 15 (0.82%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 94 (5.14%) Photoshop
2 80 (4.37%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.66%) Fireworks
4 12 (0.66%) MS Office
5 9 (0.49%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.16%) MS Project
8 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.11%) GIMP
9 2 (0.11%) InDesign
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.055%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) Magento
1 13 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.66%) Tridion
3 11 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.44%) WebTrends
4 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.055%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.055%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.055%) Summit
9 1 (0.055%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.31%) SaaS
3 18 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
6 8 (0.44%) GitHub
7 7 (0.38%) Force.com
8 3 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.055%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.26%) HTTP
2 55 (3.01%) Internet
3 18 (0.98%) SSL
4 15 (0.82%) DNS
5 11 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.49%) SNMP
7 8 (0.44%) SSH
7 8 (0.44%) Intranet
8 6 (0.33%) LDAP
9 5 (0.27%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.27%) FTP
9 5 (0.27%) SPDY
10 4 (0.22%) Firewall
10 4 (0.22%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.22%) VoIP
10 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.16%) VPN
11 3 (0.16%) SAN
11 3 (0.16%) NAS
12 2 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 322 (17.60%) MySQL
3 176 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 161 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 61 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 58 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 58 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (3.01%) Oracle Database
9 53 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 43 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.04%) DB2
17 18 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
18 15 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 305 (16.67%) Subversion
2 211 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 172 (9.40%) Visual Studio
4 140 (7.65%) JUnit
5 112 (6.12%) Maven
6 105 (5.74%) Eclipse
7 97 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 80 (4.37%) Ant
9 76 (4.15%) Jasmine
10 75 (4.10%) JIRA
11 74 (4.04%) Selenium
12 69 (3.77%) Jenkins
13 66 (3.61%) NUnit
14 61 (3.33%) Cucumber
15 39 (2.13%) Mockito
16 31 (1.69%) Hudson
17 29 (1.58%) CruiseControl
17 29 (1.58%) Grunt
18 26 (1.42%) QUnit
18 26 (1.42%) IntelliJ
General
1 214 (11.69%) Finance
2 89 (4.86%) Banking
3 75 (4.10%) Retail
4 62 (3.39%) Marketing
5 35 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.42%) Publishing
8 25 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.15%) Legal
10 20 (1.09%) Games
11 19 (1.04%) Advertising
12 13 (0.71%) Front Office
13 9 (0.49%) Law
14 8 (0.44%) Electronics
15 6 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.16%) German Language
18 2 (0.11%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1565 (85.52%) Developer
2 337 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 237 (12.95%) Web Developer
4 234 (12.79%) Java Developer
5 201 (10.98%) Front-End Developer
6 160 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 152 (8.31%) C# Developer
8 132 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 115 (6.28%) PHP Developer
10 109 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 100 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
12 74 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 73 (3.99%) UI Developer
14 72 (3.93%) Architect
15 62 (3.39%) UI Programmer
16 53 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
17 52 (2.84%) .NET Web Developer
17 52 (2.84%) Hybris Developer
18 42 (2.30%) Software Engineer
19 40 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1452 (79.34%) HTML
2 1356 (74.10%) CSS
3 1060 (57.92%) jQuery
4 681 (37.21%) HTML5
5 638 (34.86%) .NET
6 567 (30.98%) XML
7 523 (28.58%) ASP.NET
8 517 (28.25%) CSS3
9 457 (24.97%) JSON
10 429 (23.44%) Web Services
11 350 (19.13%) Spring
12 282 (15.41%) JSP
13 269 (14.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 260 (14.21%) REST
15 221 (12.08%) J2EE
16 201 (10.98%) .NET Framework
17 193 (10.55%) XHTML
18 182 (9.95%) Hibernate
19 179 (9.78%) WCF
20 177 (9.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.95%) User Experience
2 79 (4.32%) Open Source
3 66 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 47 (2.57%) Web 2.0
7 44 (2.40%) W3C
8 40 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
9 29 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 22 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.15%) GIS
13 18 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.87%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.82%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.82%) Social Media
16 14 (0.77%) Graphic Design
16 14 (0.77%) Smartphone
17 13 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 214 (11.69%) Linux
2 178 (9.73%) UNIX
3 132 (7.21%) Windows
4 52 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 51 (2.79%) Android
6 25 (1.37%) Solaris
7 23 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.77%) HPUX
10 14 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.66%) CentOS
12 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.27%) Debian
13 4 (0.22%) Fedora
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 852 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (41.31%) MVC
3 475 (25.96%) TDD
4 415 (22.68%) OO
5 289 (15.79%) Scrum
6 269 (14.70%) Web Development
7 247 (13.50%) E-Commerce
8 191 (10.44%) Unit Testing
9 185 (10.11%) BDD
10 161 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 160 (8.74%) Responsive Web Design
12 124 (6.78%) OOP
13 106 (5.79%) SOA
14 88 (4.81%) Content Management
15 87 (4.75%) Configuration Management
16 81 (4.43%) SEO
17 80 (4.37%) Software Engineering
18 79 (4.32%) UML
19 75 (4.10%) Web Design
20 66 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1440 (78.69%) JavaScript
2 605 (33.06%) C#
3 604 (33.01%) Java
4 478 (26.12%) SQL
5 271 (14.81%) PHP
6 103 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 93 (5.08%) Ruby
8 90 (4.92%) Scala
9 86 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 79 (4.32%) Python
11 76 (4.15%) VB.NET
12 59 (3.22%) Perl
13 44 (2.40%) Shell Script
14 41 (2.24%) C++
15 40 (2.19%) PHP5
16 39 (2.13%) XPath
17 30 (1.64%) VB
18 21 (1.15%) C
19 18 (0.98%) VBScript
20 15 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 114 (6.23%) Degree
2 38 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.27%) MCSD
7 4 (0.22%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.22%) MCP
8 3 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.11%) MCSE
9 2 (0.11%) CCNA
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.055%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.055%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.055%) MCTS
10 1 (0.055%) MCITP
10 1 (0.055%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.43%) QA
2 10 (0.55%) WCAG
3 8 (0.44%) WAI
3 8 (0.44%) COBIT
4 3 (0.16%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.055%) HL7
6 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.49%) Shibboleth
3 8 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.33%) Varnish
5 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.27%) Docker
6 3 (0.16%) vCloud
6 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (0.98%) Puppet
2 11 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.44%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.16%) Ansible
7 2 (0.11%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.055%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.055%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.055%) Netcool
8 1 (0.055%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.055%) Control-M
8 1 (0.055%) logstash
8 1 (0.055%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 238 (13.01%) Oracle
2 235 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.10%) hybris
4 55 (3.01%) Adobe
4 55 (3.01%) IBM
5 44 (2.40%) JBoss
5 44 (2.40%) Zend
6 37 (2.02%) Twitter
7 35 (1.91%) Sitecore
8 29 (1.58%) Google
9 24 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.04%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.77%) Interwoven
12 13 (0.71%) SAP
13 12 (0.66%) FatWire
13 12 (0.66%) Telerik
13 12 (0.66%) Rackspace
14 11 (0.60%) Facebook
15 10 (0.55%) ATG
15 10 (0.55%) Sun
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
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Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £200 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
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Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
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London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago