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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 205 175 109
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -66
Contract jobs citing Ajax 605 682 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.35% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 5.00% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 462 521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Average hourly rate £55.00 £28.69 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.70% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £21.58 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £31.10 £34.18
% change year-on-year
+76.87% -9.01%

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
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 560 £413 +10.00% 354
London -6 274 £450 +5.88% 133
North West +5 69 £363 +11.53% 24
South East -62 66 £325 -3.70% 76
East of England +8 37 £360 +2.85% 17
East Midlands -3 37 £410 +21.03% 33
City of London +8 35 £550 +37.50% 32
Manchester -13 31 £360 +10.76% 15
South West -2 29 £415 +18.57% 16
Wales -2 28 £363 -26.76% 3
West Midlands -6 26 £313 -3.84% 23
South Wales -5 25 £364 -26.51% 3
Cheshire +7 24 £475 +58.33% 3
Hampshire -16 21 £312 -25.83% 15
Cardiff -16 19 £350 -29.29% 3
Warrington - 18 £473 -
Yorkshire -25 17 £394 +21.15% 28
Northamptonshire +18 15 £425 +10.38% 13
Cambridgeshire +16 15 £360 +44.00% 6
Cambridge +7 14 £360 +10.76% 6
West Sussex +15 12 £330 +10.46% 5
Birmingham +5 12 £288 +4.54% 5
Essex -6 12 £450 +20.40% 6
North East -17 12 £300 - 5
West Yorkshire -13 11 £375 +15.38% 19
Leeds -22 11 £375 +14.50% 12
Tyne and Wear -25 11 £363 +20.83% 5
Wiltshire -3 10 £425 +15.25% 1
Gloucestershire +12 9 £415 +18.57% 1
Merseyside +5 9 £325 +13.04% 2

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1004 (80.90%) JavaScript
2 999 (80.50%) HTML
3 924 (74.46%) CSS
4 738 (59.47%) jQuery
5 607 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
6 538 (43.35%) HTML5
7 452 (36.42%) Java
8 419 (33.76%) XML
9 385 (31.02%) MVC
10 348 (28.04%) Web Services
11 347 (27.96%) .NET
12 340 (27.40%) CSS3
13 338 (27.24%) SQL
14 337 (27.16%) JSON
15 333 (26.83%) TDD
16 314 (25.30%) C#
17 267 (21.51%) OO
18 265 (21.35%) Scrum
19 254 (20.47%) SQL Server
20 248 (19.98%) Git (software)
21 237 (19.10%) ASP.NET
22 230 (18.53%) AngularJS
23 224 (18.05%) REST
24 219 (17.65%) Front End Development
25 187 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
26 182 (14.67%) Unit Testing
27 178 (14.34%) PHP
28 174 (14.02%) .NET Framework
29 172 (13.86%) Spring
30 170 (13.70%) MySQL

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 119 (9.59%) Node.js
2 94 (7.57%) JBoss
3 92 (7.41%) CMS
4 88 (7.09%) IIS
4 88 (7.09%) Tomcat
5 86 (6.93%) Apache
6 81 (6.53%) WebSphere
7 49 (3.95%) WebLogic
8 48 (3.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 43 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (2.66%) SharePoint
11 21 (1.69%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.61%) WordPress
13 19 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (1.37%) Confluence
15 15 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (1.13%) Drupal
17 13 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
18 12 (0.97%) Umbraco
18 12 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 51 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 48 (3.87%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (1.13%) MS Office
5 12 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (0.89%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.24%) MS Project
10 1 (0.081%) GIMP
10 1 (0.081%) InDesign
10 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) Tridion
2 12 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.81%) Magento
5 9 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.32%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.32%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.32%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.24%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.081%) Endur
10 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.21%) SaaS
4 12 (0.97%) GitHub
5 11 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.56%) Force.com
8 6 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.48%) Office 365
9 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.081%) AdWords
12 1 (0.081%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.081%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.081%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.081%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.82%) HTTP
2 55 (4.43%) Internet
3 52 (4.19%) SSL
4 42 (3.38%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (1.85%) 802.15
6 23 (1.85%) Bluetooth
6 23 (1.85%) X.509
6 23 (1.85%) ZigBee
7 21 (1.69%) LDAP
8 11 (0.89%) DNS
8 11 (0.89%) SNMP
9 9 (0.73%) VPN
10 7 (0.56%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.40%) FTP
11 5 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.40%) SMTP
12 4 (0.32%) Firewall
13 3 (0.24%) Intranet
14 2 (0.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 170 (13.70%) MySQL
3 129 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 90 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (6.04%) MongoDB
6 69 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 69 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (5.48%) NoSQL
8 60 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.82%) DB2
10 33 (2.66%) RDBMS
11 32 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 31 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
13 29 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
17 21 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
18 19 (1.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 248 (19.98%) Git (software)
2 129 (10.39%) Subversion
3 124 (9.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (6.69%) Visual Studio
5 79 (6.37%) Eclipse
6 78 (6.29%) JIRA
7 76 (6.12%) Maven
8 73 (5.88%) Selenium
9 58 (4.67%) Jasmine
10 56 (4.51%) TeamCity
11 54 (4.35%) Jenkins
12 50 (4.03%) Ant
13 47 (3.79%) JUnit
14 44 (3.55%) Grunt
15 39 (3.14%) SpecFlow
16 37 (2.98%) Mockito
17 31 (2.50%) Cucumber
18 30 (2.42%) Mercurial
19 29 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
20 24 (1.93%) NUnit
General
1 129 (10.39%) Finance
2 49 (3.95%) Banking
2 49 (3.95%) Marketing
3 48 (3.87%) Retail
4 26 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.85%) Back Office
6 21 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.53%) Publishing
8 18 (1.45%) Military
9 17 (1.37%) Legal
10 12 (0.97%) Games
11 11 (0.89%) Electronics
11 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.81%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.73%) Advertising
13 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.40%) Front Office
14 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.24%) Local Government
16 1 (0.081%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1056 (85.09%) Developer
2 217 (17.49%) .NET Developer
3 214 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 206 (16.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 179 (14.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 123 (9.91%) HTML Developer
7 101 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 99 (7.98%) C# Developer
9 97 (7.82%) HTML CSS Developer
10 89 (7.17%) Web Developer
11 83 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 80 (6.45%) UI Developer
13 75 (6.04%) Architect
14 73 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
15 56 (4.51%) SQL Developer
16 55 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 54 (4.35%) PHP Developer
18 49 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 43 (3.46%) Agile Developer
20 42 (3.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (80.50%) HTML
2 924 (74.46%) CSS
3 738 (59.47%) jQuery
4 538 (43.35%) HTML5
5 419 (33.76%) XML
6 348 (28.04%) Web Services
7 347 (27.96%) .NET
8 340 (27.40%) CSS3
9 337 (27.16%) JSON
10 237 (19.10%) ASP.NET
11 230 (18.53%) AngularJS
12 224 (18.05%) REST
13 174 (14.02%) .NET Framework
14 172 (13.86%) Spring
15 158 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 150 (12.09%) SOAP
17 133 (10.72%) J2EE
18 132 (10.64%) RESTful
19 126 (10.15%) WCF
20 125 (10.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 144 (11.60%) User Experience
2 68 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 50 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 34 (2.74%) W3C
6 32 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.69%) Graphic Design
9 20 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (1.45%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.37%) Web 2.0
12 14 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.89%) CMDB
13 11 (0.89%) Social Media
14 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.81%) iPad
14 10 (0.81%) NHS
15 9 (0.73%) Cryptography
15 9 (0.73%) Ontologies
16 8 (0.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 123 (9.91%) Linux
2 84 (6.77%) Unix
3 80 (6.45%) Windows
4 30 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.77%) Android
8 17 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.89%) Solaris
13 7 (0.56%) AIX
14 6 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.081%) CentOS
16 1 (0.081%) Debian
16 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (31.02%) MVC
3 333 (26.83%) TDD
4 267 (21.51%) OO
5 265 (21.35%) Scrum
6 219 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 187 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 182 (14.67%) Unit Testing
9 154 (12.41%) E-Commerce
10 149 (12.01%) Web Development
11 138 (11.12%) BDD
12 122 (9.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 96 (7.74%) SOA
14 94 (7.57%) Kanban
15 92 (7.41%) Software Engineering
16 90 (7.25%) OOP
17 82 (6.61%) Web Design
18 77 (6.20%) UML
19 74 (5.96%) Mentoring
20 73 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1004 (80.90%) JavaScript
2 452 (36.42%) Java
3 338 (27.24%) SQL
4 314 (25.30%) C#
5 178 (14.34%) PHP
6 86 (6.93%) Perl
7 85 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 63 (5.08%) Python
9 58 (4.67%) Scala
10 55 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 50 (4.03%) Ruby
11 50 (4.03%) VB.NET
12 42 (3.38%) XPath
13 41 (3.30%) C++
14 38 (3.06%) C
15 34 (2.74%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.10%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.93%) TypeScript
18 16 (1.29%) Objective-C
19 15 (1.21%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 93 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 69 (5.56%) Degree
3 65 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 8 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.56%) SANS
8 6 (0.48%) ISACA
9 5 (0.40%) MCPD
9 5 (0.40%) MCSD
9 5 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.32%) ECDL
10 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.16%) HND
12 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.75%) QA
2 24 (1.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 23 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.56%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.081%) COBIT
7 1 (0.081%) GxP
7 1 (0.081%) HL7
7 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.73%) Docker
2 8 (0.64%) Shibboleth
3 7 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.081%) LXC
7 1 (0.081%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.081%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (1.21%) Puppet
2 13 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.73%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.24%) Ansible
5 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.16%) Fluentd
6 2 (0.16%) Nagios
6 2 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.081%) cPanel
7 1 (0.081%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.081%) Salt
7 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 163 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 159 (12.81%) Oracle
3 69 (5.56%) IBM
4 38 (3.06%) ServiceNow
5 23 (1.85%) Adobe
5 23 (1.85%) Google
5 23 (1.85%) Siebel
6 18 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.37%) Zend
8 16 (1.29%) hybris
9 15 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.13%) Telerik
11 13 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.05%) SAP
11 13 (1.05%) VMware
12 10 (0.81%) ATG
12 10 (0.81%) BEA
12 10 (0.81%) Twitter
13 9 (0.73%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.73%) Informatica
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