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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 187 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 633 951 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.83% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.47% 6.74% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 586 587
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £32.00 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £35.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%

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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -77 579 £385 +10.00% 422
London -78 270 £425 +9.67% 136
South East -65 96 £363 +11.53% 86
City of London -4 77 £425 +6.25% 34
Yorkshire +10 50 £380 +26.66% 38
South West -18 39 £356 +21.27% 38
North West -49 31 £344 -1.78% 33
Scotland 0 29 £331 +1.92% 10
East Midlands -19 29 £400 +25.00% 19
East of England -37 29 £400 - 35
West Midlands -25 28 £325 +5.69% 26
Berkshire -22 26 £375 +38.88% 23
Hampshire -34 24 £350 +10.23% 17
North Yorkshire +14 22 £400 +77.77% 9
Edinburgh +10 21 £325 -7.14% 5
Manchester -26 20 £350 - 20
West Yorkshire +1 16 £325 - 23
Swindon +19 15 £381 - 6
Wiltshire +18 15 £381 +36.16% 7
Essex +9 15 £400 +37.93% 4
Northamptonshire -5 13 £420 +40.00% 5
Leeds -8 13 £330 +5.60% 15
Surrey +10 12 £450 +50.00% 13
Bristol -2 12 £375 +29.31% 12
Reading -7 12 £344 +44.73% 7
Northampton -2 11 £420 +52.72% 3
York +11 10 £375 +50.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £288 +22.34% 4
Warwickshire -4 10 £325 +32.65% 7
Milton Keynes +1 8 £306 -9.92% 3

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1207 (85.12%) JavaScript
2 1094 (77.15%) HTML
3 1087 (76.66%) CSS
4 809 (57.05%) jQuery
5 627 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
6 530 (37.38%) HTML5
7 503 (35.47%) XML
8 473 (33.36%) .NET
9 459 (32.37%) MVC
10 433 (30.54%) Java
11 416 (29.34%) C#
12 410 (28.91%) CSS3
13 390 (27.50%) SQL
14 374 (26.38%) Web Services
15 370 (26.09%) JSON
16 364 (25.67%) ASP.NET
17 312 (22.00%) SQL Server
18 298 (21.02%) TDD
19 269 (18.97%) Scrum
19 269 (18.97%) OO
20 213 (15.02%) Spring
21 202 (14.25%) MySQL
22 201 (14.17%) REST
22 201 (14.17%) AngularJS
23 194 (13.68%) JSP
24 188 (13.26%) XHTML
25 185 (13.05%) Microsoft
25 185 (13.05%) Web Development
26 184 (12.98%) PHP
27 182 (12.83%) Subversion

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 138 (9.73%) CMS
2 98 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 88 (6.21%) Apache
4 86 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 85 (5.99%) IIS
6 82 (5.78%) WebSphere
7 64 (4.51%) Node.js
8 50 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 38 (2.68%) WebLogic
10 32 (2.26%) JBoss
11 31 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.76%) Drupal
13 24 (1.69%) Confluence
14 20 (1.41%) WordPress
15 18 (1.27%) Umbraco
16 16 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.99%) Apache Solr
18 13 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
18 13 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 69 (4.87%) Photoshop
3 37 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.06%) MS Office
5 13 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.21%) MS Project
10 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.071%) Mingle
11 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.13%) Tridion
3 10 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.49%) Magento
6 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.14%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.071%) Radian6
8 1 (0.071%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.071%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (1.41%) GitHub
4 19 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.06%) SaaS
6 12 (0.85%) Office 365
6 12 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.35%) Yammer
9 5 (0.35%) Force.com
10 4 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.21%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.071%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.23%) Internet
2 56 (3.95%) HTTP
3 41 (2.89%) Intranet
4 30 (2.12%) SSL
5 25 (1.76%) LDAP
6 22 (1.55%) VPN
7 18 (1.27%) Firewall
8 12 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.78%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.78%) FTP
10 9 (0.63%) SMTP
10 9 (0.63%) SNMP
11 7 (0.49%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.42%) X.400
12 6 (0.42%) X.500
12 6 (0.42%) DNS
13 5 (0.35%) SAN
13 5 (0.35%) NAS
14 3 (0.21%) VLAN
14 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (14.25%) MySQL
3 121 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 106 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (4.51%) MongoDB
6 55 (3.88%) NoSQL
7 52 (3.67%) Oracle Database
8 50 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 35 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.90%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.34%) DB2
16 16 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 182 (12.83%) Subversion
2 170 (11.99%) Git (software)
3 165 (11.64%) Visual Studio
4 108 (7.62%) JUnit
5 103 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 98 (6.91%) Jenkins
7 81 (5.71%) Selenium
8 79 (5.57%) Eclipse
9 73 (5.15%) Maven
10 70 (4.94%) Ant
11 62 (4.37%) Jasmine
12 42 (2.96%) JIRA
13 35 (2.47%) Cucumber
13 35 (2.47%) Grunt
14 31 (2.19%) Axure RP
14 31 (2.19%) NUnit
14 31 (2.19%) CruiseControl
15 28 (1.97%) Mockito
16 19 (1.34%) Moq
16 19 (1.34%) Hudson
General
1 132 (9.31%) Finance
2 76 (5.36%) Banking
3 51 (3.60%) Publishing
4 48 (3.39%) Marketing
5 29 (2.05%) Retail
6 22 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.92%) Legal
10 9 (0.63%) Military
11 8 (0.56%) Games
11 8 (0.56%) Back Office
12 7 (0.49%) Automotive
12 7 (0.49%) Advertising
13 6 (0.42%) Electronics
14 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.28%) Front Office
15 4 (0.28%) Local Government
16 3 (0.21%) iGaming
16 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1197 (84.41%) Developer
2 211 (14.88%) .NET Developer
3 198 (13.96%) Java Developer
4 170 (11.99%) Front-End Developer
5 162 (11.42%) Web Developer
6 122 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 98 (6.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 90 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 82 (5.78%) PHP Developer
10 74 (5.22%) Architect
11 64 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 57 (4.02%) UI Developer
13 56 (3.95%) UI Programmer
13 56 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
14 50 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
15 44 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 40 (2.82%) Consultant
17 35 (2.47%) ServiceNow Developer
18 31 (2.19%) .NET Web Developer
19 29 (2.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (77.15%) HTML
2 1087 (76.66%) CSS
3 809 (57.05%) jQuery
4 530 (37.38%) HTML5
5 503 (35.47%) XML
6 473 (33.36%) .NET
7 410 (28.91%) CSS3
8 374 (26.38%) Web Services
9 370 (26.09%) JSON
10 364 (25.67%) ASP.NET
11 213 (15.02%) Spring
12 201 (14.17%) REST
12 201 (14.17%) AngularJS
13 194 (13.68%) JSP
14 188 (13.26%) XHTML
15 170 (11.99%) J2EE
16 154 (10.86%) .NET Framework
17 148 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 134 (9.45%) SOAP
19 128 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.28%) User Experience
2 72 (5.08%) Open Source
3 64 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (3.81%) W3C
6 50 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.82%) Web 2.0
8 31 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.76%) Visualisation
10 24 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.69%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 22 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.41%) Social Media
12 20 (1.41%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.34%) iPad
14 18 (1.27%) CMDB
15 16 (1.13%) NHS
16 15 (1.06%) PKI
17 12 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.41%) Linux
2 104 (7.33%) Windows
3 96 (6.77%) UNIX
4 35 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.76%) Android
6 22 (1.55%) Solaris
7 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.71%) CentOS
8 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.28%) AIX
12 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.21%) webOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (32.37%) MVC
3 298 (21.02%) TDD
4 269 (18.97%) Scrum
4 269 (18.97%) OO
5 185 (13.05%) Web Development
6 144 (10.16%) Unit Testing
7 136 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
8 126 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 121 (8.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 111 (7.83%) SOA
11 110 (7.76%) BDD
12 88 (6.21%) OOP
13 72 (5.08%) Web Design
14 69 (4.87%) Content Management
14 69 (4.87%) Software Engineering
15 64 (4.51%) Web Application Development
16 63 (4.44%) Kanban
17 54 (3.81%) Workflow
18 53 (3.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1207 (85.12%) JavaScript
2 433 (30.54%) Java
3 416 (29.34%) C#
4 390 (27.50%) SQL
5 184 (12.98%) PHP
6 72 (5.08%) Ruby
7 65 (4.58%) Scala
8 63 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 61 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 45 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 44 (3.10%) Perl
12 42 (2.96%) XPath
13 41 (2.89%) Shell Script
14 40 (2.82%) Python
15 36 (2.54%) PHP5
16 30 (2.12%) C++
17 25 (1.76%) PowerShell
18 19 (1.34%) C
19 12 (0.85%) Bash Shell
20 11 (0.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 105 (7.40%) Degree
2 75 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.49%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.21%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.14%) MCP
8 2 (0.14%) MCSD
8 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.071%) ISEB
9 1 (0.071%) CISSP
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.071%) MCTS
9 1 (0.071%) MCITP
9 1 (0.071%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.28%) WCAG
3 3 (0.21%) WAI
3 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (0.63%) Varnish
2 8 (0.56%) Docker
2 8 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (0.49%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.35%) Firmware
5 4 (0.28%) Shibboleth
5 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.21%) vCloud
7 2 (0.14%) XenApp
7 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (1.55%) Puppet
2 18 (1.27%) HP UCMDB
3 9 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.49%) OpenIDM
5 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.21%) Salt
8 2 (0.14%) cPanel
8 2 (0.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.071%) logstash
9 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.071%) Linux-HA
9 1 (0.071%) Kibana
9 1 (0.071%) Nagios
9 1 (0.071%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 185 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 160 (11.28%) Oracle
3 75 (5.29%) Adobe
4 71 (5.01%) Google
5 56 (3.95%) IBM
6 40 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 28 (1.97%) Telerik
8 26 (1.83%) hybris
9 22 (1.55%) OpenText
10 21 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.41%) RedDot
11 20 (1.41%) Sitecore
12 18 (1.27%) Zend
13 16 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 14 (0.99%) SAP
14 14 (0.99%) Sencha
14 14 (0.99%) Twitter
15 11 (0.78%) Facebook
15 11 (0.78%) Apple
16 10 (0.71%) VMware
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £275 per day
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Rate: £250 - £550 per day
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Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
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Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
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Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
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