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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 221 193 143
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -50
Contract jobs citing Ajax 604 660 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.18% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.29% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 443 575
Median daily rate £411 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £19.21 £40.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £43.68 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.78 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-18.29% -1.79%

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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -23 573 £418 +14.77% 231
London 0 296 £425 - 83
South East +38 138 £400 +23.07% 52
West Sussex +32 62 £425 +30.76%
City of London +21 56 £425 - 18
Worthing - 51 £433 -
Hampshire +19 35 £425 +39.34% 11
Yorkshire +1 35 £400 +14.28% 13
East of England -13 24 £400 +20.30% 17
North West -27 20 £338 +3.05% 16
Andover 0 18 £413 -2.94% 1
East Midlands +4 17 £350 +3.70% 20
West Yorkshire +13 15 £400 +37.93% 9
Leeds +5 15 £400 +30.08% 5
South West -5 15 £288 -17.85% 9
West Midlands -33 14 £370 +13.84% 18
Manchester -21 13 £338 +3.84% 9
North East -46 12 £350 -8.19% 3
Tyne and Wear -50 12 £350 -8.19% 3
South Yorkshire +5 11 £388 +19.23% 3
Sheffield -5 11 £388 +19.23% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -56 11 £375 -1.63% 3
Wales +22 10 £400 +41.59% 4
South Wales +21 10 £400 +86.04% 1
East Sussex +6 9 £350 +27.27% 2
Northamptonshire -2 9 £450 -10.00% 6
Surrey -2 8 £413 -8.27% 8
North Yorkshire -3 8 £450 +16.12% 1
Hertfordshire +20 7 £325 - 4
Birmingham -6 7 £450 +28.57% 5

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 934 (80.80%) HTML
2 920 (79.58%) CSS
3 832 (71.97%) JavaScript
4 636 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
5 597 (51.64%) jQuery
6 507 (43.86%) HTML5
7 444 (38.41%) Java
8 377 (32.61%) CSS3
9 364 (31.49%) JSON
10 346 (29.93%) XML
11 340 (29.41%) SQL
12 330 (28.55%) MVC
13 328 (28.37%) C#
14 309 (26.73%) REST
15 307 (26.56%) Web Development
16 300 (25.95%) Scrum
17 294 (25.43%) .NET
18 293 (25.35%) Git (software)
19 292 (25.26%) TDD
20 278 (24.05%) Web Services
21 231 (19.98%) ASP.NET
22 228 (19.72%) Spring
23 221 (19.12%) SQL Server
24 215 (18.60%) Front End Development
25 211 (18.25%) Subversion
26 205 (17.73%) OO
27 204 (17.65%) AngularJS
28 201 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
29 162 (14.01%) MySQL
29 162 (14.01%) JUnit

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 (8.48%) Confluence
2 87 (7.53%) CMS
3 69 (5.97%) IIS
4 56 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 51 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 47 (4.07%) JBoss
7 44 (3.81%) Apache
8 43 (3.72%) SharePoint
8 43 (3.72%) Tomcat
9 26 (2.25%) WordPress
10 20 (1.73%) Drupal
10 20 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (1.30%) ATG Dynamo
13 14 (1.21%) Umbraco
14 12 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.78%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 58 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.78%) MS Office
5 9 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.61%) GIMP
7 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.17%) MS Project
11 1 (0.087%) InDesign
11 1 (0.087%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 19 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.87%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 8 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.61%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.17%) KANA IQ
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.17%) Unica
8 1 (0.087%) Endur
8 1 (0.087%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.087%) RMDS
8 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.64%) GitHub
3 19 (1.64%) SaaS
4 14 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.52%) Office 365
7 3 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.26%) Force.com
8 2 (0.17%) AdWords
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.087%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.087%) PaaS
9 1 (0.087%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 153 (13.24%) HTTP
2 53 (4.58%) Internet
3 29 (2.51%) SSL
4 28 (2.42%) LDAP
5 23 (1.99%) SNMP
6 21 (1.82%) DNS
6 21 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.95%) Intranet
8 9 (0.78%) AMQP
9 8 (0.69%) Network Security
10 5 (0.43%) VPN
10 5 (0.43%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.35%) Firewall
11 4 (0.35%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.26%) 802.15
12 3 (0.26%) DMZ
12 3 (0.26%) Extranet
12 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.26%) X.509
12 3 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 162 (14.01%) MySQL
3 95 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 68 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 55 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 49 (4.24%) Oracle Database
8 41 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (2.08%) DB2
12 20 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (1.21%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
18 12 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 293 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 211 (18.25%) Subversion
3 162 (14.01%) JUnit
4 133 (11.51%) Jenkins
5 122 (10.55%) JIRA
6 98 (8.48%) Selenium
7 65 (5.62%) Eclipse
8 61 (5.28%) Ant
9 58 (5.02%) Maven
10 54 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 52 (4.50%) Visual Studio
12 51 (4.41%) Cucumber
13 44 (3.81%) Grunt
14 36 (3.11%) SoapUI
15 33 (2.85%) Jasmine
16 32 (2.77%) Mercurial
17 31 (2.68%) gulp
18 26 (2.25%) NUnit
19 21 (1.82%) Bower
19 21 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 143 (12.37%) Finance
2 47 (4.07%) Marketing
3 40 (3.46%) Banking
4 35 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.34%) Retail
6 25 (2.16%) Advertising
7 21 (1.82%) Games
8 17 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.38%) Electronics
10 14 (1.21%) Local Government
11 13 (1.12%) Military
12 10 (0.87%) Back Office
13 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.69%) Front Office
13 8 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.61%) Law
14 7 (0.61%) Legal
14 7 (0.61%) Publishing
15 4 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 968 (83.74%) Developer
2 207 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 196 (16.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 166 (14.36%) .NET Developer
5 120 (10.38%) Web Developer
6 104 (9.00%) C# Developer
7 101 (8.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 82 (7.09%) Architect
9 81 (7.01%) Senior Developer
10 78 (6.75%) HTML Developer
11 75 (6.49%) Scala Developer
12 69 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 62 (5.36%) UI Developer
14 58 (5.02%) HTML CSS Developer
15 56 (4.84%) Agile Developer
15 56 (4.84%) Lead Developer
16 55 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
17 45 (3.89%) PHP Developer
18 43 (3.72%) Java Scala Developer
19 42 (3.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (80.80%) HTML
2 920 (79.58%) CSS
3 597 (51.64%) jQuery
4 507 (43.86%) HTML5
5 377 (32.61%) CSS3
6 364 (31.49%) JSON
7 346 (29.93%) XML
8 309 (26.73%) REST
9 294 (25.43%) .NET
10 278 (24.05%) Web Services
11 231 (19.98%) ASP.NET
12 228 (19.72%) Spring
13 204 (17.65%) AngularJS
14 162 (14.01%) RESTful
15 136 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 123 (10.64%) J2EE
17 118 (10.21%) Play Framework
18 115 (9.95%) Sass
19 114 (9.86%) SOAP
20 113 (9.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 151 (13.06%) User Experience
2 46 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
5 27 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.08%) Web 2.0
8 21 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 21 (1.82%) W3C
9 19 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.38%) Social Media
11 13 (1.12%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.04%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.95%) CMDB
13 11 (0.95%) Fintech
13 11 (0.95%) Graphic Design
13 11 (0.95%) iPad
14 10 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.87%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 149 (12.89%) Linux
2 87 (7.53%) Windows
3 74 (6.40%) Unix
4 33 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.38%) Android
8 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.87%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.78%) webOS
10 9 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
11 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.43%) CentOS
12 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.35%) Solaris
13 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (28.55%) MVC
3 307 (26.56%) Web Development
4 300 (25.95%) Scrum
5 292 (25.26%) TDD
6 215 (18.60%) Front End Development
7 205 (17.73%) OO
8 201 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 158 (13.67%) Open Source
10 153 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 138 (11.94%) E-Commerce
12 126 (10.90%) Automated Testing
12 126 (10.90%) Web Design
13 118 (10.21%) Unit Testing
14 110 (9.52%) Mentoring
15 100 (8.65%) Configuration Management
16 93 (8.04%) BDD
17 78 (6.75%) SOA
18 69 (5.97%) User Stories
19 68 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 832 (71.97%) JavaScript
2 444 (38.41%) Java
3 340 (29.41%) SQL
4 328 (28.37%) C#
5 150 (12.98%) PHP
5 150 (12.98%) Python
6 148 (12.80%) Ruby
7 142 (12.28%) Scala
8 108 (9.34%) T-SQL
9 47 (4.07%) PL/SQL
10 43 (3.72%) Perl
11 29 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 27 (2.34%) TypeScript
13 26 (2.25%) C
14 25 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.82%) XPath
16 18 (1.56%) Groovy
17 16 (1.38%) Apex Code
18 15 (1.30%) SOQL
19 14 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 77 (6.66%) Degree
3 59 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.12%) ISEB
7 11 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.78%) MCPD
8 9 (0.78%) MCSD
8 9 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.78%) PMP
9 5 (0.43%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.35%) ISACA
10 4 (0.35%) SANS
11 3 (0.26%) ECDL
11 3 (0.26%) MCITP
11 3 (0.26%) MCP
11 3 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.42%) QA
2 14 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.087%) HL7
6 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.087%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.087%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.26%) Docker
3 3 (0.26%) Varnish
3 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.17%) Firmware
4 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.087%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.087%) LXC
5 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.78%) Puppet
2 8 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.26%) Nagios
4 3 (0.26%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) cPanel
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.087%) Piwik
6 1 (0.087%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 137 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 129 (11.16%) Oracle
3 102 (8.82%) Google
4 47 (4.07%) ServiceNow
5 36 (3.11%) IBM
6 31 (2.68%) Adobe
6 31 (2.68%) hybris
6 31 (2.68%) SAP
7 27 (2.34%) ATG
8 23 (1.99%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.64%) Sitecore
10 18 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.38%) Zend
12 15 (1.30%) Rally
13 12 (1.04%) Telerik
14 11 (0.95%) OpenText
14 11 (0.95%) PayPal
14 11 (0.95%) Sybase
14 11 (0.95%) VMware
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competative Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham
The SLR Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago