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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 129 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Contract jobs citing Ajax 961 1078 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 2.09% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 7.21% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 712 735
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 34
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £21.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% +72.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.04 £22.10 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+30.13% +63.09%

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
15790 14953 15025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.03% 28.97% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10476 9711 8996
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 275 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 -38 885 £375 +2.73% 471
London -46 374 £400 - 131
South East -6 192 £362 +11.30% 90
City of London -47 82 £425 - 34
East of England -31 66 £400 +10.34% 40
East Midlands +29 54 £325 +4.83% 18
South West -17 53 £368 +15.74% 53
North West -21 48 £325 - 66
Hampshire +1 47 £360 +15.20% 31
North East -10 37 £375 +15.38% 10
Tyne and Wear -14 37 £375 +15.38% 9
Manchester -9 35 £325 - 39
Oxfordshire +4 34 £475 +26.66% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 33 £375 +15.38% 9
Berkshire -29 33 £330 -5.71% 14
West Midlands -13 31 £325 +18.18% 27
Scotland -36 31 £350 +3.70% 12
Yorkshire -20 28 £315 +5.00% 36
Surrey -2 25 £338 +84.93% 13
Hertfordshire -14 25 £400 -3.03% 11
Wales -11 23 £320 +39.13% 8
West Yorkshire -16 22 £320 +16.36% 17
Northamptonshire +15 20 £442 - 1
Cardiff +10 20 £320 +42.22% 2
South Wales -2 20 £320 +39.13% 4
Wiltshire -5 20 £438 +41.70% 6
Essex -6 20 £425 +21.42% 5
Oxford -11 16 £488 +25.80% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 14 £375 +20.00% 7
Northampton +8 13 £467 -

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1413 (79.74%) JavaScript
2 1375 (77.60%) HTML
3 1335 (75.34%) CSS
4 1001 (56.49%) jQuery
5 828 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
6 720 (40.63%) MVC
7 652 (36.79%) HTML5
8 585 (33.01%) .NET
9 574 (32.39%) Java
10 560 (31.60%) C#
11 550 (31.04%) XML
12 507 (28.61%) CSS3
13 478 (26.98%) SQL
14 470 (26.52%) ASP.NET
15 454 (25.62%) TDD
16 441 (24.89%) JSON
17 415 (23.42%) Web Services
18 414 (23.36%) OO
19 398 (22.46%) SQL Server
20 318 (17.95%) Spring
21 305 (17.21%) Scrum
22 291 (16.42%) JSP
23 282 (15.91%) REST
24 272 (15.35%) MySQL
25 267 (15.07%) Subversion
26 255 (14.39%) PHP
27 252 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
28 237 (13.37%) Web Development
29 234 (13.21%) Oracle
30 231 (13.04%) Microsoft

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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
1 163 (9.20%) Apache
2 139 (7.84%) CMS
3 133 (7.51%) Tomcat
4 92 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 90 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 82 (4.63%) IIS
7 63 (3.56%) WebLogic
8 51 (2.88%) Node.js
9 45 (2.54%) JBoss
10 40 (2.26%) Drupal
11 37 (2.09%) WordPress
12 35 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 34 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
14 33 (1.86%) Confluence
15 32 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 27 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
17 21 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
18 20 (1.13%) Umbraco
19 18 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 107 (6.04%) Photoshop
2 80 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.51%) MS Office
6 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) GIMP
8 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.056%) InDesign
9 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Google Analytics
1 19 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.51%) Magento
4 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.45%) Tridion
5 7 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.056%) Summit
8 1 (0.056%) HFM
8 1 (0.056%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.056%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.056%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.056%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (1.07%) SaaS
4 13 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.45%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.34%) GitHub
8 5 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.056%) Force.com
9 1 (0.056%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.78%) HTTP
2 50 (2.82%) Internet
3 15 (0.85%) DNS
4 13 (0.73%) SNMP
5 11 (0.62%) SSL
6 9 (0.51%) Intranet
7 8 (0.45%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.40%) FTP
8 7 (0.40%) SAN
8 7 (0.40%) SPDY
8 7 (0.40%) NAS
9 5 (0.28%) Firewall
9 5 (0.28%) VoIP
10 4 (0.23%) LDAP
10 4 (0.23%) SSH
11 3 (0.17%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.11%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) IPv4
12 2 (0.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 272 (15.35%) MySQL
3 173 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 147 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 64 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 59 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 54 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 51 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 45 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
12 44 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
19 16 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 16 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 267 (15.07%) Subversion
2 198 (11.17%) Git (software)
3 163 (9.20%) Visual Studio
4 125 (7.05%) JUnit
5 117 (6.60%) Maven
6 110 (6.21%) Eclipse
7 98 (5.53%) Ant
8 91 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 84 (4.74%) Selenium
10 83 (4.68%) JIRA
11 75 (4.23%) Jenkins
12 70 (3.95%) Jasmine
13 63 (3.56%) NUnit
14 62 (3.50%) Cucumber
15 46 (2.60%) Mockito
16 37 (2.09%) Hudson
17 36 (2.03%) IntelliJ
18 33 (1.86%) QUnit
19 30 (1.69%) CruiseControl
20 29 (1.64%) Grunt
General
1 192 (10.84%) Finance
2 95 (5.36%) Banking
3 75 (4.23%) Marketing
4 69 (3.89%) Retail
5 33 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.30%) Legal
8 22 (1.24%) Publishing
9 20 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.85%) Games
11 11 (0.62%) Advertising
11 11 (0.62%) Front Office
12 8 (0.45%) Electronics
12 8 (0.45%) Law
13 6 (0.34%) Billing
14 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.17%) Back Office
15 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 1508 (85.10%) Developer
2 311 (17.55%) .NET Developer
3 234 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 221 (12.47%) Web Developer
5 214 (12.08%) Front-End Developer
6 176 (9.93%) Senior Developer
7 135 (7.62%) C# Developer
8 114 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (5.81%) PHP Developer
10 94 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 68 (3.84%) Architect
13 65 (3.67%) UI Developer
14 64 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 57 (3.22%) UI Programmer
16 54 (3.05%) .NET Web Developer
17 50 (2.82%) Software Engineer
18 49 (2.77%) Senior .NET Developer
19 39 (2.20%) Software Developer
19 39 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1375 (77.60%) HTML
2 1335 (75.34%) CSS
3 1001 (56.49%) jQuery
4 652 (36.79%) HTML5
5 585 (33.01%) .NET
6 550 (31.04%) XML
7 507 (28.61%) CSS3
8 470 (26.52%) ASP.NET
9 441 (24.89%) JSON
10 415 (23.42%) Web Services
11 318 (17.95%) Spring
12 291 (16.42%) JSP
13 282 (15.91%) REST
14 252 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 204 (11.51%) J2EE
16 179 (10.10%) XHTML
17 173 (9.76%) Hibernate
17 173 (9.76%) .NET Framework
18 172 (9.71%) SOAP
19 168 (9.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 187 (10.55%) User Experience
2 81 (4.57%) Open Source
3 79 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 68 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 54 (3.05%) W3C
7 44 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
8 40 (2.26%) Web 2.0
9 28 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.35%) Social Media
11 19 (1.07%) Visualisation
11 19 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 16 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 16 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 16 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 14 (0.79%) GIS
14 12 (0.68%) Taxonomies
14 12 (0.68%) Graphic Design
14 12 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 227 (12.81%) Linux
2 170 (9.59%) UNIX
3 134 (7.56%) Windows
4 47 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.54%) Android
6 27 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.24%) Solaris
8 18 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 17 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.56%) CentOS
12 6 (0.34%) Debian
12 6 (0.34%) HPUX
13 5 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.23%) webOS
14 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (40.63%) MVC
3 454 (25.62%) TDD
4 414 (23.36%) OO
5 305 (17.21%) Scrum
6 237 (13.37%) Web Development
7 202 (11.40%) E-Commerce
8 194 (10.95%) BDD
9 176 (9.93%) Unit Testing
9 176 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
10 171 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 119 (6.72%) SOA
12 100 (5.64%) OOP
13 90 (5.08%) Software Engineering
14 79 (4.46%) Web Design
15 68 (3.84%) Project Management
16 66 (3.72%) Content Management
17 63 (3.56%) UML
18 62 (3.50%) SEO
18 62 (3.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1413 (79.74%) JavaScript
2 574 (32.39%) Java
3 560 (31.60%) C#
4 478 (26.98%) SQL
5 255 (14.39%) PHP
6 100 (5.64%) Ruby
7 90 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 86 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 84 (4.74%) Python
10 80 (4.51%) Scala
11 73 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 64 (3.61%) Perl
13 57 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 50 (2.82%) C++
15 46 (2.60%) PHP5
16 42 (2.37%) XPath
17 26 (1.47%) C
18 25 (1.41%) VB
19 18 (1.02%) XQuery
20 17 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 121 (6.83%) Degree
2 60 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.40%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.23%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.17%) ISEB
8 3 (0.17%) MCP
9 2 (0.11%) MCSD
9 2 (0.11%) MCSE
9 2 (0.11%) CCNA
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.11%) MCTS
9 2 (0.11%) MCITP
10 1 (0.056%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.056%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.91%) QA
2 8 (0.45%) COBIT
2 8 (0.45%) WCAG
3 7 (0.40%) WAI
4 2 (0.11%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.68%) Shibboleth
3 10 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.56%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.40%) Docker
5 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.28%) Varnish
7 3 (0.17%) vCloud
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (0.85%) Puppet
3 14 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.17%) Ansible
6 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.11%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.056%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.056%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.056%) logstash
7 1 (0.056%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 234 (13.21%) Oracle
2 231 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.05%) IBM
4 51 (2.88%) Adobe
5 47 (2.65%) hybris
6 44 (2.48%) Google
7 37 (2.09%) Zend
8 32 (1.81%) Twitter
9 29 (1.64%) Sitecore
10 26 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.02%) EPiServer
12 17 (0.96%) VMware
13 13 (0.73%) Telerik
13 13 (0.73%) SAP
14 11 (0.62%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.62%) Facebook
15 10 (0.56%) FatWire
15 10 (0.56%) Sencha
16 9 (0.51%) Rackspace
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