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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 197 146 106
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -40
Contract jobs citing Ajax 634 822 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.50% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 5.39% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 528 674
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 16
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.00 £29.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +8.77%

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
15643 15240 14432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.85% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10522 9833 9161
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 220 296
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -60 588 £400 +6.66% 329
London -47 293 £450 +9.09% 130
South East -39 99 £340 +4.61% 48
City of London -32 68 £475 +8.94% 24
East of England -16 52 £350 +20.48% 23
North West -16 41 £350 -3.44% 42
Yorkshire -31 31 £325 +6.55% 24
Scotland -13 27 £331 -11.07% 5
Manchester -11 26 £325 -7.14% 22
South West +3 25 £338 +3.84% 20
Essex +4 23 £500 +42.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 21 £340 +9.67% 6
Hampshire -20 19 £340 -2.85% 11
West Midlands -27 19 £338 +5.46% 14
West Sussex +1 18 £359 +55.97% 1
East Sussex -1 16 £250 - 7
Edinburgh -1 16 £350 -2.09% 2
Berkshire -3 15 £413 +6.45% 6
Brighton -10 15 £250 - 4
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £306 +4.70% 4
West Yorkshire -27 14 £325 +5.26% 9
Cambridge - 14 £340 - 5
Cheshire -1 13 £413 -20.67% 12
East Midlands -16 11 £338 +22.72% 20
Oxfordshire -21 11 £400 +14.28% 6
North Yorkshire -2 10 £329 +9.66% 7
York -8 10 £329 +9.66% 4
Leeds -25 10 £325 +6.55% 6
Horsham - 10 £331 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 9 £325 -7.14% 1

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1094 (82.13%) JavaScript
2 1055 (79.20%) HTML
3 999 (75.00%) CSS
4 759 (56.98%) jQuery
5 595 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
6 564 (42.34%) HTML5
7 486 (36.49%) Java
8 445 (33.41%) XML
9 433 (32.51%) MVC
10 413 (31.01%) .NET
11 396 (29.73%) CSS3
12 384 (28.83%) SQL
13 351 (26.35%) C#
14 345 (25.90%) SQL Server
15 326 (24.47%) Web Services
16 314 (23.57%) ASP.NET
16 314 (23.57%) JSON
17 310 (23.27%) TDD
18 306 (22.97%) OO
19 259 (19.44%) AngularJS
20 228 (17.12%) Scrum
21 211 (15.84%) MySQL
22 207 (15.54%) Spring
23 193 (14.49%) J2EE
24 191 (14.34%) JSP
25 187 (14.04%) XHTML
26 186 (13.96%) PHP
27 184 (13.81%) Linux
28 180 (13.51%) Microsoft
29 171 (12.84%) Web Development

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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
1 110 (8.26%) WebSphere
2 105 (7.88%) CMS
3 96 (7.21%) Node.js
4 68 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 65 (4.88%) Apache
6 60 (4.50%) SharePoint
7 59 (4.43%) JBoss
8 58 (4.35%) WebLogic
9 44 (3.30%) IIS
10 33 (2.48%) WordPress
11 29 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 27 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 26 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
14 24 (1.80%) Umbraco
15 23 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (1.65%) Drupal
17 20 (1.50%) GlassFish
18 16 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
19 13 (0.98%) nginx
19 13 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (6.01%) Photoshop
2 59 (4.43%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.68%) MS Office
5 8 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.075%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.20%) Tridion
3 13 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.23%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.23%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
7 1 (0.075%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.075%) Summit
7 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.075%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.075%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.18%) SaaS
3 27 (2.03%) Google Analytics
4 26 (1.95%) GitHub
5 24 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.68%) Office 365
8 6 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.45%) Yammer
9 5 (0.38%) Google Checkout
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.23%) CallidusCloud
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.15%) IaaS
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.15%) PaaS
13 1 (0.075%) Force.com
13 1 (0.075%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.71%) HTTP
2 52 (3.90%) Internet
3 27 (2.03%) SSL
4 24 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.28%) Intranet
5 17 (1.28%) LDAP
6 12 (0.90%) VPN
7 10 (0.75%) DNS
8 9 (0.68%) Firewall
9 8 (0.60%) SNMP
10 7 (0.53%) LAN
11 6 (0.45%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.38%) WAN
12 5 (0.38%) SMTP
12 5 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (0.30%) SSH
14 3 (0.23%) VLAN
14 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.23%) DVB
14 3 (0.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 211 (15.84%) MySQL
3 120 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 109 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 63 (4.73%) MongoDB
6 58 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (3.60%) NoSQL
8 47 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (2.85%) DB2
10 37 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (2.55%) Oracle Database
12 29 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (1.43%) Big Data
16 11 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
17 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.75%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 144 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 114 (8.56%) Visual Studio
3 103 (7.73%) Subversion
4 82 (6.16%) Eclipse
5 75 (5.63%) Maven
6 73 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 71 (5.33%) Ant
8 67 (5.03%) Grunt
9 55 (4.13%) Jasmine
10 54 (4.05%) JUnit
10 54 (4.05%) Selenium
11 39 (2.93%) NUnit
12 36 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 33 (2.48%) Jenkins
13 33 (2.48%) JIRA
14 32 (2.40%) Bower
15 26 (1.95%) gulp
16 23 (1.73%) ReSharper
17 19 (1.43%) SoapUI
18 16 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 164 (12.31%) Finance
2 71 (5.33%) Banking
3 59 (4.43%) Marketing
4 52 (3.90%) Retail
5 27 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.43%) Publishing
6 19 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.90%) Automotive
9 11 (0.83%) Advertising
10 10 (0.75%) Games
10 10 (0.75%) Legal
10 10 (0.75%) Front Office
11 9 (0.68%) Electronics
12 5 (0.38%) Back Office
12 5 (0.38%) iGaming
13 4 (0.30%) Local Government
14 3 (0.23%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1144 (85.89%) Developer
2 210 (15.77%) Java Developer
3 206 (15.47%) .NET Developer
4 165 (12.39%) Web Developer
5 164 (12.31%) Front-End Developer
6 116 (8.71%) Senior Developer
7 90 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 89 (6.68%) PHP Developer
9 82 (6.16%) C# Developer
9 82 (6.16%) UI Developer
10 81 (6.08%) UI Programmer
11 74 (5.56%) Architect
12 60 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 48 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 41 (3.08%) Technical Architect
15 40 (3.00%) Front-End Web Developer
16 36 (2.70%) Software Developer
17 34 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
17 34 (2.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 27 (2.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1055 (79.20%) HTML
2 999 (75.00%) CSS
3 759 (56.98%) jQuery
4 564 (42.34%) HTML5
5 445 (33.41%) XML
6 413 (31.01%) .NET
7 396 (29.73%) CSS3
8 326 (24.47%) Web Services
9 314 (23.57%) ASP.NET
9 314 (23.57%) JSON
10 259 (19.44%) AngularJS
11 207 (15.54%) Spring
12 193 (14.49%) J2EE
13 191 (14.34%) JSP
14 187 (14.04%) XHTML
15 168 (12.61%) REST
16 160 (12.01%) .NET Framework
17 144 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 144 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 138 (10.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.38%) User Experience
2 83 (6.23%) Mobile App
3 52 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.38%) W3C
5 39 (2.93%) Data Structures
6 37 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.48%) N-Tier
7 33 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.88%) Visualisation
8 25 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (1.58%) Web 2.0
10 17 (1.28%) GIS
11 16 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.05%) Graphic Design
13 14 (1.05%) RIA
14 12 (0.90%) Social Media
15 10 (0.75%) CMDB
16 8 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 184 (13.81%) Linux
2 148 (11.11%) Windows
3 112 (8.41%) UNIX
4 41 (3.08%) Android
5 39 (2.93%) Solaris
6 30 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.60%) AIX
9 8 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.53%) CentOS
11 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.45%) HPUX
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (32.51%) MVC
3 310 (23.27%) TDD
4 306 (22.97%) OO
5 228 (17.12%) Scrum
6 171 (12.84%) Web Development
7 145 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 143 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
9 133 (9.98%) E-Commerce
10 128 (9.61%) Unit Testing
11 108 (8.11%) SOA
12 99 (7.43%) OOP
13 95 (7.13%) Web Design
13 95 (7.13%) BDD
14 74 (5.56%) Software Engineering
15 73 (5.48%) Content Management
15 73 (5.48%) Kanban
16 72 (5.41%) SDLC
17 68 (5.11%) UML
18 62 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1094 (82.13%) JavaScript
2 486 (36.49%) Java
3 384 (28.83%) SQL
4 351 (26.35%) C#
5 186 (13.96%) PHP
6 83 (6.23%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.43%) Scala
8 53 (3.98%) Ruby
9 46 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 42 (3.15%) Perl
11 40 (3.00%) XPath
12 36 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 35 (2.63%) C++
13 35 (2.63%) Python
14 32 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 30 (2.25%) VB
16 22 (1.65%) PHP5
17 18 (1.35%) C
18 13 (0.98%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 73 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 71 (5.33%) Degree
4 6 (0.45%) OCPJP
4 6 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.23%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.23%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.15%) MCSD
7 2 (0.15%) ISEB
7 2 (0.15%) PMP
7 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.075%) CISSP
8 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.075%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) TickIT
3 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.83%) Varnish
3 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.45%) Squid
4 6 (0.45%) Docker
5 5 (0.38%) vCloud
6 4 (0.30%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.23%) Firmware
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
9 1 (0.075%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (2.18%) Puppet
2 20 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.05%) Ansible
4 11 (0.83%) Salt
5 9 (0.68%) HP UCMDB
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.45%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.45%) logstash
8 5 (0.38%) Kibana
8 5 (0.38%) Rundeck
8 5 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.15%) OVSD
10 2 (0.15%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.075%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.075%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 180 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 135 (10.14%) Oracle
3 84 (6.31%) IBM
4 64 (4.80%) Adobe
5 38 (2.85%) Google
6 30 (2.25%) Telerik
7 26 (1.95%) Zend
7 26 (1.95%) Sitecore
8 24 (1.80%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.13%) hybris
11 13 (0.98%) Apple
11 13 (0.98%) VMware
12 12 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.75%) ATG
13 10 (0.75%) SAP
13 10 (0.75%) Twitter
13 10 (0.75%) Omniture
14 9 (0.68%) Splunk
14 9 (0.68%) HP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified flexible, highly competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per week
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £350 to £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £325.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago