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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 181 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -10
Contract jobs citing Ajax 684 1002 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.78% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 6.59% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 635 590
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 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £32.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £36.55 £98.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -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
14912 15204 12834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.05% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9674 9787 8012
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 227 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.64 £55.00 £44.50
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -62 631 £375 +7.14% 402
London -46 309 £400 - 130
South East -47 93 £350 +7.69% 85
City of London +3 84 £425 +6.25% 38
Yorkshire +1 52 £378 +25.83% 33
South West -9 37 £350 +17.64% 33
East of England -34 37 £400 - 29
West Midlands -15 35 £325 +2.36% 31
Scotland -4 33 £331 -8.62% 4
East Midlands -21 29 £400 +33.33% 21
North West -51 29 £350 +11.55% 37
Berkshire -15 28 £388 +19.23% 19
North Yorkshire +11 24 £400 +77.77% 8
Edinburgh +15 23 £325 -3.70% 2
Hampshire -33 22 £325 - 23
Essex +12 19 £400 +37.93% 6
Manchester -29 17 £350 +11.55% 20
Northamptonshire -4 15 £420 +24.44% 5
West Yorkshire -5 15 £328 +9.16% 18
Northampton +4 13 £420 +11.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 13 £325 +1.56% 4
Leeds -14 13 £330 +5.60% 8
Swindon +14 12 £375 +15.38% 4
Wiltshire +9 12 £375 +33.92% 5
York +8 11 £375 +50.00% 2
Reading -10 11 £325 +30.00% 12
Cambridgeshire -13 11 £325 -21.68% 6
Glasgow 0 10 £388 +3.33% 2
Bristol -5 10 £375 +36.36% 13
Warwickshire -8 10 £325 +4.00% 7

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1189 (85.36%) JavaScript
2 1071 (76.88%) HTML
3 1053 (75.59%) CSS
4 799 (57.36%) jQuery
5 603 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
6 545 (39.12%) HTML5
7 489 (35.10%) XML
8 476 (34.17%) .NET
9 446 (32.02%) MVC
10 431 (30.94%) Java
11 415 (29.79%) C#
12 399 (28.64%) CSS3
13 382 (27.42%) ASP.NET
14 381 (27.35%) SQL
15 358 (25.70%) JSON
16 355 (25.48%) Web Services
17 343 (24.62%) SQL Server
18 285 (20.46%) TDD
19 267 (19.17%) OO
20 265 (19.02%) Scrum
21 212 (15.22%) Spring
22 210 (15.08%) AngularJS
23 209 (15.00%) MySQL
24 197 (14.14%) Web Development
25 194 (13.93%) JSP
26 181 (12.99%) Linux
26 181 (12.99%) REST
27 180 (12.92%) Microsoft
28 179 (12.85%) XHTML
29 175 (12.56%) Subversion

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 128 (9.19%) CMS
2 97 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 77 (5.53%) IIS
4 76 (5.46%) WebSphere
5 72 (5.17%) Apache
6 71 (5.10%) Tomcat
7 65 (4.67%) Node.js
8 45 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 40 (2.87%) WebLogic
10 34 (2.44%) JBoss
11 31 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (1.72%) WordPress
13 22 (1.58%) Confluence
13 22 (1.58%) Umbraco
14 21 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (1.44%) Drupal
16 14 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
17 12 (0.86%) nginx
17 12 (0.86%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 68 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.59%) Photoshop
3 36 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.08%) MS Office
5 14 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.22%) MS Project
10 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.072%) Mingle
10 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.01%) Tridion
3 9 (0.65%) Magento
3 9 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.22%) osCommerce
7 3 (0.22%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.072%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.072%) Summit
9 1 (0.072%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.87%) GitHub
4 17 (1.22%) SaaS
4 17 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.93%) Office 365
6 12 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.43%) Yammer
10 5 (0.36%) Force.com
11 4 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.14%) Google Checkout
14 1 (0.072%) PaaS
14 1 (0.072%) IaaS
14 1 (0.072%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.45%) HTTP
1 62 (4.45%) Internet
2 39 (2.80%) Intranet
3 33 (2.37%) SSL
4 29 (2.08%) LDAP
5 26 (1.87%) VPN
6 17 (1.22%) Firewall
7 11 (0.79%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.50%) SNMP
9 7 (0.50%) SMTP
9 7 (0.50%) FTP
10 5 (0.36%) DNS
10 5 (0.36%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.29%) X.400
11 4 (0.29%) X.500
12 3 (0.22%) Wireless
12 3 (0.22%) DVB
12 3 (0.22%) VLAN
12 3 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 209 (15.00%) MySQL
3 116 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 115 (8.26%) Relational Database
5 69 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 56 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 55 (3.95%) NoSQL
8 52 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (1.65%) DB2
13 21 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 175 (12.56%) Subversion
2 163 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 162 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 111 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 105 (7.54%) JUnit
6 96 (6.89%) Jenkins
7 72 (5.17%) Selenium
8 68 (4.88%) Maven
9 65 (4.67%) Eclipse
10 61 (4.38%) Jasmine
11 59 (4.24%) Ant
12 45 (3.23%) Grunt
13 38 (2.73%) Cucumber
14 36 (2.58%) JIRA
15 34 (2.44%) NUnit
16 29 (2.08%) Axure RP
17 27 (1.94%) CruiseControl
18 23 (1.65%) Mockito
19 22 (1.58%) Moq
20 19 (1.36%) ReSharper
General
1 122 (8.76%) Finance
2 67 (4.81%) Banking
3 49 (3.52%) Publishing
4 44 (3.16%) Marketing
5 28 (2.01%) Retail
6 22 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.93%) Legal
10 9 (0.65%) Games
11 8 (0.57%) Automotive
12 7 (0.50%) Back Office
12 7 (0.50%) Electronics
12 7 (0.50%) Military
12 7 (0.50%) Advertising
13 5 (0.36%) Front Office
13 5 (0.36%) iGaming
14 4 (0.29%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1184 (85.00%) Developer
2 223 (16.01%) .NET Developer
3 200 (14.36%) Java Developer
4 163 (11.70%) Web Developer
5 154 (11.06%) Front-End Developer
6 111 (7.97%) Senior Developer
7 99 (7.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 92 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 82 (5.89%) PHP Developer
10 68 (4.88%) Architect
11 67 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 64 (4.59%) UI Developer
13 63 (4.52%) UI Programmer
14 57 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
15 50 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
16 45 (3.23%) Consultant
17 43 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 31 (2.23%) Technical Architect
19 30 (2.15%) .NET Web Developer
19 30 (2.15%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1071 (76.88%) HTML
2 1053 (75.59%) CSS
3 799 (57.36%) jQuery
4 545 (39.12%) HTML5
5 489 (35.10%) XML
6 476 (34.17%) .NET
7 399 (28.64%) CSS3
8 382 (27.42%) ASP.NET
9 358 (25.70%) JSON
10 355 (25.48%) Web Services
11 212 (15.22%) Spring
12 210 (15.08%) AngularJS
13 194 (13.93%) JSP
14 181 (12.99%) REST
15 179 (12.85%) XHTML
16 173 (12.42%) .NET Framework
17 170 (12.20%) J2EE
18 143 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 142 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 126 (9.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 148 (10.62%) User Experience
2 72 (5.17%) Open Source
3 53 (3.80%) W3C
4 50 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 37 (2.66%) Web 2.0
8 32 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 25 (1.79%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.51%) CMDB
11 21 (1.51%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.29%) iPad
14 17 (1.22%) Social Media
15 16 (1.15%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.93%) PKI
17 12 (0.86%) Fixed Income
18 11 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 181 (12.99%) Linux
2 116 (8.33%) Windows
3 96 (6.89%) UNIX
4 28 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.58%) Solaris
6 21 (1.51%) Android
7 10 (0.72%) CentOS
7 10 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.36%) AIX
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) webOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
13 2 (0.14%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (32.02%) MVC
3 285 (20.46%) TDD
4 267 (19.17%) OO
5 265 (19.02%) Scrum
6 197 (14.14%) Web Development
7 140 (10.05%) Unit Testing
8 135 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
9 132 (9.48%) E-Commerce
10 119 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 109 (7.82%) SOA
12 98 (7.04%) BDD
13 95 (6.82%) OOP
14 78 (5.60%) Web Design
15 74 (5.31%) Content Management
16 64 (4.59%) Kanban
17 61 (4.38%) Software Engineering
18 57 (4.09%) CRM
18 57 (4.09%) Web Application Development
19 52 (3.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1189 (85.36%) JavaScript
2 431 (30.94%) Java
3 415 (29.79%) C#
4 381 (27.35%) SQL
5 174 (12.49%) PHP
6 67 (4.81%) T-SQL
7 66 (4.74%) Ruby
8 65 (4.67%) Scala
9 57 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 45 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 41 (2.94%) Python
11 41 (2.94%) XPath
12 35 (2.51%) Perl
13 34 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 29 (2.08%) PHP5
15 26 (1.87%) C++
16 24 (1.72%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.08%) C
18 11 (0.79%) VB
18 11 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 97 (6.96%) Degree
2 83 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.57%) Sun Certification
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.22%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.14%) MCP
8 2 (0.14%) MCSD
8 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.14%) ISEB
8 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.072%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.072%) CISSP
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.22%) SLA
2 3 (0.22%) WCAG
3 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.072%) WAI
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (0.65%) Varnish
2 8 (0.57%) Docker
3 7 (0.50%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.36%) Firmware
4 5 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.22%) vCloud
5 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) XenApp
6 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.072%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 24 (1.72%) Puppet
2 21 (1.51%) HP UCMDB
3 10 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.50%) OpenIDM
5 7 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.22%) Salt
8 2 (0.14%) cPanel
8 2 (0.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.072%) logstash
9 1 (0.072%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.072%) Kibana
9 1 (0.072%) Nagios
9 1 (0.072%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.072%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 180 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 166 (11.92%) Oracle
3 74 (5.31%) Adobe
4 65 (4.67%) Google
5 54 (3.88%) IBM
6 37 (2.66%) ServiceNow
7 30 (2.15%) Telerik
8 26 (1.87%) hybris
9 25 (1.79%) Sitecore
10 23 (1.65%) Zend
11 22 (1.58%) OpenText
12 20 (1.44%) RedDot
13 18 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.08%) SAP
15 13 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.93%) Twitter
16 12 (0.86%) Sencha
17 11 (0.79%) Apple
17 11 (0.79%) Facebook
18 9 (0.65%) Cisco
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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