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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 240 220 150
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -70
Contract jobs citing Ajax 548 622 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.08% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 3.86% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 449 541
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £21.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.68 £39.26 £35.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%

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
16134 16105 15692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 28.01% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11187 10923 9942
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 286 217
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 531 £400 - 200
London -14 254 £425 -5.55% 65
South East -3 102 £350 +3.32% 58
Yorkshire +35 60 £328 -16.82% 8
City of London +27 60 £425 -8.10% 18
West Yorkshire +37 47 £330 -12.58% 4
Leeds +29 41 £350 -7.28% 3
Hampshire +6 32 £370 +8.82% 15
North West -3 26 £350 -9.09% 20
East Midlands +7 25 £430 +14.66% 13
East of England -2 23 £400 +12.67% 10
West Sussex +1 22 £318 -13.60% 2
Berkshire +5 21 £363 +3.57% 8
Manchester -3 21 £343 +1.48% 16
West Midlands -30 20 £385 +16.22% 13
Andover 0 17 £350 -15.15% 2
South West -1 17 £350 -2.09% 9
Gatwick - 14 - -
Northamptonshire +9 12 £450 +12.50% 3
Bristol +1 9 £350 +1.44% 4
Croydon -6 9 £406 -
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £400 +15.94% 3
Nottingham +2 8 £313 -24.24% 3
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £313 -24.24% 3
South Yorkshire -3 8 £258 -41.80% 3
Sheffield -6 8 £258 -41.80% 1
Cambridge +12 7 £400 +15.94% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £325 +8.33% 10
Scotland -6 7 £320 -5.18% 5
Birmingham -15 7 £463 +37.03% 2

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 959 (82.74%) HTML
2 945 (81.54%) CSS
3 839 (72.39%) JavaScript
4 640 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
5 597 (51.51%) jQuery
6 512 (44.18%) HTML5
7 415 (35.81%) CSS3
8 403 (34.77%) Java
9 397 (34.25%) JSON
10 354 (30.54%) MVC
11 352 (30.37%) SQL
12 349 (30.11%) C#
12 349 (30.11%) XML
13 322 (27.78%) REST
14 315 (27.18%) Web Development
15 305 (26.32%) .NET
16 292 (25.19%) TDD
17 289 (24.94%) Scrum
18 268 (23.12%) Web Services
18 268 (23.12%) Git (software)
19 253 (21.83%) ASP.NET
20 250 (21.57%) AngularJS
21 245 (21.14%) Front End Development
22 237 (20.45%) SQL Server
23 223 (19.24%) Spring
24 203 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
25 199 (17.17%) Subversion
26 191 (16.48%) OO
27 174 (15.01%) Ruby
28 165 (14.24%) HTTP

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 96 (8.28%) Confluence
2 84 (7.25%) CMS
3 71 (6.13%) IIS
4 55 (4.75%) SharePoint
5 49 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 47 (4.06%) WebLogic
7 44 (3.80%) Apache
7 44 (3.80%) JBoss
8 37 (3.19%) Tomcat
9 24 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.73%) WordPress
12 19 (1.64%) Drupal
13 15 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (1.12%) Umbraco
16 12 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.95%) ATG Dynamo
18 10 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
19 9 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (4.92%) MS Excel
1 57 (4.92%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.86%) InDesign
5 8 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.60%) GIMP
6 7 (0.60%) MS Office
7 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.17%) MS Project
10 1 (0.086%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 18 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 6 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.35%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.26%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.17%) KANA IQ
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) RMDS
9 1 (0.086%) Endur
9 1 (0.086%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.086%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.33%) GitHub
4 18 (1.55%) SaaS
5 12 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.43%) Heroku
7 5 (0.43%) Office 365
8 4 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.26%) PaaS
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.17%) Force.com
10 2 (0.17%) IaaS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.086%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 165 (14.24%) HTTP
2 49 (4.23%) Internet
3 32 (2.76%) LDAP
4 21 (1.81%) SNMP
5 19 (1.64%) DNS
5 19 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.47%) SSL
7 13 (1.12%) Intranet
8 11 (0.95%) Kerberos
9 10 (0.86%) Network Security
10 9 (0.78%) AMQP
11 4 (0.35%) Extranet
11 4 (0.35%) Firewall
12 3 (0.26%) DMZ
13 2 (0.17%) 802.15
13 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.17%) DVB
13 2 (0.17%) SSH
13 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 161 (13.89%) MySQL
3 91 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 81 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 70 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 64 (5.52%) MongoDB
7 58 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (3.80%) Oracle Database
10 29 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.90%) DB2
13 20 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
18 12 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 268 (23.12%) Git (software)
2 199 (17.17%) Subversion
3 159 (13.72%) JUnit
4 145 (12.51%) Jenkins
5 120 (10.35%) JIRA
6 97 (8.37%) Selenium
7 67 (5.78%) Ant
8 65 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 64 (5.52%) Cucumber
10 63 (5.44%) Eclipse
11 60 (5.18%) Visual Studio
12 56 (4.83%) Maven
13 54 (4.66%) Grunt
14 39 (3.36%) gulp
15 35 (3.02%) Jasmine
16 34 (2.93%) SoapUI
17 30 (2.59%) Bower
18 26 (2.24%) NUnit
19 25 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
20 21 (1.81%) jMock
General
1 128 (11.04%) Finance
2 41 (3.54%) Marketing
3 39 (3.36%) Banking
4 35 (3.02%) Advertising
5 31 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.42%) Retail
7 23 (1.98%) Games
8 16 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.29%) Electronics
10 14 (1.21%) Military
11 13 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.69%) Law
12 8 (0.69%) Publishing
13 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Back Office
15 5 (0.43%) Local Government
16 4 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
17 3 (0.26%) Billing
17 3 (0.26%) Front Office
17 3 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 977 (84.30%) Developer
2 212 (18.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 199 (17.17%) Java Developer
4 187 (16.13%) .NET Developer
5 120 (10.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 115 (9.92%) Web Developer
7 105 (9.06%) C# Developer
8 94 (8.11%) HTML Developer
9 79 (6.82%) Architect
10 73 (6.30%) UI Developer
11 72 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 68 (5.87%) HTML CSS Developer
13 62 (5.35%) Scala Developer
14 59 (5.09%) Agile Developer
15 53 (4.57%) Senior Developer
16 52 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
17 48 (4.14%) Lead Developer
18 42 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 40 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
19 40 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 959 (82.74%) HTML
2 945 (81.54%) CSS
3 597 (51.51%) jQuery
4 512 (44.18%) HTML5
5 415 (35.81%) CSS3
6 397 (34.25%) JSON
7 349 (30.11%) XML
8 322 (27.78%) REST
9 305 (26.32%) .NET
10 268 (23.12%) Web Services
11 253 (21.83%) ASP.NET
12 250 (21.57%) AngularJS
13 223 (19.24%) Spring
14 155 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 140 (12.08%) RESTful
16 128 (11.04%) Play Framework
16 128 (11.04%) Ruby on Rails
17 126 (10.87%) Django
18 116 (10.01%) ASP.NET MVC
19 110 (9.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 159 (13.72%) User Experience
2 49 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.02%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 23 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
6 23 (1.98%) W3C
7 19 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.29%) Semantic Web
10 14 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.21%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.95%) Social Media
12 11 (0.95%) Web 2.0
13 9 (0.78%) CMDB
13 9 (0.78%) Graphic Design
13 9 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.60%) Fintech
14 7 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 143 (12.34%) Linux
2 93 (8.02%) Windows
3 66 (5.69%) Unix
4 26 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.73%) Android
8 12 (1.04%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.95%) webOS
9 11 (0.95%) Windows Phone 7
10 9 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.43%) AIX
12 5 (0.43%) CentOS
12 5 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.26%) Solaris
13 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (30.54%) MVC
3 315 (27.18%) Web Development
4 292 (25.19%) TDD
5 289 (24.94%) Scrum
6 245 (21.14%) Front End Development
7 203 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
8 191 (16.48%) OO
9 161 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 151 (13.03%) Open Source
11 125 (10.79%) Automated Testing
12 119 (10.27%) Configuration Management
13 116 (10.01%) Web Design
14 107 (9.23%) E-Commerce
15 105 (9.06%) Mentoring
16 103 (8.89%) Unit Testing
17 100 (8.63%) BDD
18 82 (7.08%) SOA
19 70 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
20 69 (5.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 839 (72.39%) JavaScript
2 403 (34.77%) Java
3 352 (30.37%) SQL
4 349 (30.11%) C#
5 174 (15.01%) Ruby
6 147 (12.68%) Scala
7 142 (12.25%) PHP
8 127 (10.96%) Python
9 121 (10.44%) T-SQL
10 42 (3.62%) Perl
11 41 (3.54%) VB.NET
12 35 (3.02%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.93%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.93%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.81%) VB
15 20 (1.73%) C
16 17 (1.47%) Groovy
17 16 (1.38%) C++
18 14 (1.21%) VBA
18 14 (1.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.77%) Degree
3 70 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.21%) ISEB
7 13 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (1.04%) PMP
9 10 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.52%) MCPD
10 6 (0.52%) MCSD
11 5 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.43%) MCSE
12 3 (0.26%) CCNP
12 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.26%) MCP
12 3 (0.26%) RHCE
13 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.67%) QA
2 12 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.086%) SDET
5 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.60%) Docker
3 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.086%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.086%) LXC
6 1 (0.086%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.086%) Varnish
6 1 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 9 (0.78%) Puppet
4 5 (0.43%) Ansible
5 3 (0.26%) Nagios
5 3 (0.26%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.086%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.086%) cPanel
7 1 (0.086%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.086%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.086%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.086%) Mesos
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.086%) Piwik
Vendors
1 149 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.44%) Oracle
3 104 (8.97%) Google
4 50 (4.31%) Adobe
5 48 (4.14%) IBM
6 41 (3.54%) ServiceNow
7 27 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 26 (2.24%) SAP
9 24 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.73%) hybris
11 19 (1.64%) ATG
12 17 (1.47%) Rally
12 17 (1.47%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.29%) Telerik
15 14 (1.21%) DevExpress
16 13 (1.12%) Zend
17 11 (0.95%) PayPal
17 11 (0.95%) VMware
18 10 (0.86%) Canoo
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
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Bedfordshire
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
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London
Spring Technology
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London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Avance Consulting
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600 Daily
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Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
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Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 400-600 Daily
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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