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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 228 202 140
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -62
Contract jobs citing Ajax 543 674 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.22% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 4.23% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 455 643
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 11
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £40.25

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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 -12 520 £420 +5.00% 231
London -5 261 £450 +2.27% 76
South East +9 78 £375 +15.38% 47
City of London +20 49 £425 -20.93% 12
Hampshire +28 39 £425 +11.47% 12
South West -12 35 £350 -15.66% 14
North West +15 32 £350 +7.69% 18
East Midlands 0 30 £420 +5.00% 13
West Midlands -16 27 £308 -16.89% 19
Yorkshire +23 25 £430 +27.40% 18
Manchester +5 17 £319 -1.92% 12
Tyne and Wear -22 17 £370 - 1
North East -23 17 £370 +34.54% 1
Northamptonshire -8 16 £420 +5.00% 5
West Yorkshire +27 15 £430 +27.40% 11
Leeds +20 14 £430 +27.40% 8
Swindon -1 14 £334 -21.47%
Wiltshire -5 14 £334 -21.47% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 14 £381 - 1
Scotland +23 12 £400 +21.21% 3
Bristol +5 12 £350 -6.66% 5
Berkshire +1 12 £375 +7.14% 7
Leicester +14 10 £363 +20.83% 1
West Sussex +11 10 £388 +24.00% 5
Leicestershire +3 10 £363 +16.00% 4
East of England -36 10 £403 +11.80% 24
Wales -46 9 £378 +16.15% 1
Winchester - 9 £370 -
Andover +1 8 £425 - 3
Cardiff -15 8 £405 +26.56%

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 960 (87.11%) HTML
2 926 (84.03%) CSS
3 865 (78.49%) JavaScript
4 588 (53.36%) jQuery
5 539 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
6 476 (43.19%) HTML5
7 411 (37.30%) CSS3
8 390 (35.39%) JSON
9 357 (32.40%) XML
10 341 (30.94%) SQL
11 322 (29.22%) MVC
12 309 (28.04%) AngularJS
13 299 (27.13%) C#
14 293 (26.59%) Java
15 283 (25.68%) Web Services
16 280 (25.41%) Web Development
17 274 (24.86%) REST
18 273 (24.77%) Front End Development
19 270 (24.50%) .NET
20 232 (21.05%) Scrum
21 226 (20.51%) TDD
21 226 (20.51%) Git (software)
22 218 (19.78%) ASP.NET
23 213 (19.33%) SQL Server
24 173 (15.70%) Spring
25 163 (14.79%) User Experience
26 157 (14.25%) Ruby
26 157 (14.25%) OO
27 156 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
28 152 (13.79%) RESTful

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
1 120 (10.89%) CMS
2 68 (6.17%) IIS
3 60 (5.44%) Apache
3 60 (5.44%) Confluence
4 58 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 54 (4.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 48 (4.36%) JBoss
7 47 (4.26%) WebSphere
8 38 (3.45%) WebLogic
9 28 (2.54%) Apache Solr
10 25 (2.27%) Umbraco
11 23 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
12 21 (1.91%) WordPress
13 20 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (1.72%) Tomcat
15 16 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (1.36%) Drupal
17 12 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 69 (6.26%) Photoshop
2 35 (3.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 22 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.91%) InDesign
6 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.73%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.64%) GIMP
9 6 (0.54%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.54%) MS Office
10 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.82%) Fredhopper
3 8 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.18%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.18%) Magento
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.18%) RMDS
7 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.18%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.091%) Endur
8 1 (0.091%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.72%) Heroku
4 18 (1.63%) GitHub
5 10 (0.91%) SaaS
6 9 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.73%) Boomi
7 8 (0.73%) PaaS
8 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.45%) Office 365
10 4 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.36%) IaaS
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.091%) Force.com
12 1 (0.091%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 121 (10.98%) HTTP
2 45 (4.08%) Internet
3 26 (2.36%) LDAP
4 18 (1.63%) DNS
5 16 (1.45%) SSL
6 14 (1.27%) SNMP
7 12 (1.09%) Kerberos
8 11 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.82%) Network Security
10 8 (0.73%) Intranet
11 3 (0.27%) AMQP
11 3 (0.27%) RTP
11 3 (0.27%) RTSP
12 2 (0.18%) Firewall
12 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.18%) LAN
12 2 (0.18%) SMTP
13 1 (0.091%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.091%) VPN
13 1 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 147 (13.34%) MySQL
3 98 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 90 (8.17%) Relational Database
5 83 (7.53%) MongoDB
6 73 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (6.17%) Oracle Database
9 63 (5.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 34 (3.09%) RDBMS
12 30 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (2.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 22 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (1.72%) DB2
18 16 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
19 15 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 226 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 110 (9.98%) Subversion
3 97 (8.80%) JIRA
4 91 (8.26%) JUnit
5 87 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 83 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 69 (6.26%) Grunt
8 62 (5.63%) Visual Studio
9 61 (5.54%) Selenium
10 54 (4.90%) Eclipse
11 51 (4.63%) gulp
12 50 (4.54%) Ant
13 44 (3.99%) Maven
14 41 (3.72%) Jasmine
15 40 (3.63%) Oracle APEX
16 39 (3.54%) Cucumber
17 32 (2.90%) Bower
18 31 (2.81%) Karma Test Runner
19 27 (2.45%) TeamCity
20 21 (1.91%) Gradle
General
1 104 (9.44%) Finance
2 50 (4.54%) Banking
3 39 (3.54%) Advertising
4 38 (3.45%) Marketing
5 27 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.63%) Retail
7 17 (1.54%) Games
8 16 (1.45%) Publishing
9 14 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.09%) Military
11 11 (1.00%) Electronics
11 11 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.45%) Back Office
14 4 (0.36%) Law
15 3 (0.27%) Billing
15 3 (0.27%) Front Office
16 1 (0.091%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.091%) Local Government
16 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 928 (84.21%) Developer
2 236 (21.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 164 (14.88%) .NET Developer
4 151 (13.70%) Java Developer
5 132 (11.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 96 (8.71%) HTML Developer
7 68 (6.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 67 (6.08%) UI Developer
9 66 (5.99%) Angular Developer
9 66 (5.99%) Architect
10 63 (5.72%) Web Developer
11 61 (5.54%) C# Developer
12 55 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 55 (4.99%) Senior Developer
13 45 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
14 43 (3.90%) Agile Developer
14 43 (3.90%) ServiceNow Developer
15 37 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
16 36 (3.27%) PHP Developer
17 34 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 960 (87.11%) HTML
2 926 (84.03%) CSS
3 588 (53.36%) jQuery
4 476 (43.19%) HTML5
5 411 (37.30%) CSS3
6 390 (35.39%) JSON
7 357 (32.40%) XML
8 309 (28.04%) AngularJS
9 283 (25.68%) Web Services
10 274 (24.86%) REST
11 270 (24.50%) .NET
12 218 (19.78%) ASP.NET
13 173 (15.70%) Spring
14 152 (13.79%) RESTful
15 119 (10.80%) SOAP
16 117 (10.62%) Ruby on Rails
16 117 (10.62%) Sass
17 115 (10.44%) Backbone.js
18 113 (10.25%) XHTML
19 106 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 163 (14.79%) User Experience
2 56 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.81%) W3C
5 27 (2.45%) N-Tier
6 23 (2.09%) Semantic Web
7 22 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.91%) CMDB
9 19 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.54%) Blackberry
11 16 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.36%) Social Media
13 14 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.91%) Graphic Design
15 9 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.73%) Blog
16 8 (0.73%) Digital Media
16 8 (0.73%) Interactive TV
16 8 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.34%) Linux
2 91 (8.26%) Windows
3 37 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 36 (3.27%) Unix
5 31 (2.81%) Android
6 20 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.54%) Windows Phone
8 16 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
8 16 (1.45%) webOS
8 16 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
9 10 (0.91%) AIX
10 8 (0.73%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.45%) Solaris
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.27%) HPUX
13 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.091%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (29.22%) MVC
3 280 (25.41%) Web Development
4 273 (24.77%) Front End Development
5 232 (21.05%) Scrum
6 226 (20.51%) TDD
7 157 (14.25%) OO
8 156 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 144 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 132 (11.98%) Configuration Management
11 98 (8.89%) Open Source
12 92 (8.35%) Web Design
13 81 (7.35%) Unit Testing
14 79 (7.17%) BDD
15 78 (7.08%) Prototyping
16 76 (6.90%) E-Commerce
17 73 (6.62%) Mentoring
17 73 (6.62%) SDLC
18 68 (6.17%) Kanban
18 68 (6.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 865 (78.49%) JavaScript
2 341 (30.94%) SQL
3 299 (27.13%) C#
4 293 (26.59%) Java
5 157 (14.25%) Ruby
6 120 (10.89%) PHP
7 114 (10.34%) Scala
8 103 (9.35%) Python
9 87 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 59 (5.35%) VB.NET
11 55 (4.99%) Shell Script
12 50 (4.54%) PL/SQL
13 42 (3.81%) Perl
14 24 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.45%) C
16 16 (1.45%) C++
17 15 (1.36%) VB
18 13 (1.18%) Groovy
19 12 (1.09%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 110 (9.98%) Security Cleared
2 95 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.72%) Degree
4 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.73%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.64%) PMP
6 7 (0.64%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.54%) ISEB
8 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.36%) MCSE
9 4 (0.36%) PhD
10 3 (0.27%) CCNP
10 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.27%) MCP
10 3 (0.27%) RHCE
11 2 (0.18%) MCSD
12 1 (0.091%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.45%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) WCAG
3 6 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.45%) SLA
5 3 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (2.00%) Docker
2 14 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.54%) LXC
5 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.091%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.09%) Ansible
3 6 (0.54%) Puppet
4 4 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.18%) Kibana
5 2 (0.18%) logstash
5 2 (0.18%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.091%) Control-M
6 1 (0.091%) Grafana
6 1 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.091%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.091%) Mesos
6 1 (0.091%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.091%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 145 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 133 (12.07%) Oracle
3 98 (8.89%) Adobe
4 62 (5.63%) Google
5 46 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 34 (3.09%) IBM
7 32 (2.90%) Sitecore
8 21 (1.91%) Perforce
8 21 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.36%) SAP
10 14 (1.27%) BEA
11 12 (1.09%) Ensighten
12 11 (1.00%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.00%) DevExpress
12 11 (1.00%) Splunk
13 10 (0.91%) Apple
13 10 (0.91%) Telerik
14 9 (0.82%) ATG
15 8 (0.73%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.73%) VMware
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