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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 192 142 102
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -40
Contract jobs citing Ajax 641 870 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.62% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.18% 5.75% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 568 629
Average daily rate
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£364 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +35.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £40.10 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £44.90 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £40.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +42.10%

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
15351 15121 13473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 28.08% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10274 9853 8479
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 218 335
Average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -59 585 £365 -2.66% 333
London -57 294 £425 +3.03% 124
South East -44 96 £325 - 60
City of London -28 73 £438 +2.94% 32
East of England -17 52 £325 +8.33% 28
North West -21 33 £328 -10.88% 39
Scotland -13 32 £338 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire -41 29 £325 +6.55% 24
West Midlands -7 27 £325 - 11
Cambridgeshire +13 24 £325 -38.09% 7
Manchester -11 22 £325 -7.14% 23
Essex +2 20 £350 +13.82% 5
Edinburgh +9 19 £375 +4.16% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £325 - 2
Hampshire -18 18 £305 -12.85% 22
South West -18 18 £338 +5.46% 25
East Midlands -21 17 £325 +18.18% 15
Berkshire -4 15 £419 +19.64% 13
Cambridge +3 13 £325 -38.09% 5
Milton Keynes +2 13 £325 - 1
East Sussex -8 13 £250 - 3
North Yorkshire +5 12 £373 +19.20% 10
Brighton -3 12 £250 - 2
Oxfordshire -21 12 £403 +15.00% 5
York +1 11 £370 +18.40% 5
Glasgow -5 11 £325 - 1
Basildon 0 10 £400 - 1
West Sussex -13 10 £325 +41.30% 4
Northampton +8 9 £500 +4.16% 2
Northamptonshire +5 9 £500 +33.33% 3

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1082 (84.93%) JavaScript
2 988 (77.55%) HTML
3 953 (74.80%) CSS
4 716 (56.20%) jQuery
5 548 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
6 516 (40.50%) HTML5
7 449 (35.24%) Java
8 428 (33.59%) XML
9 411 (32.26%) .NET
10 410 (32.18%) MVC
11 381 (29.91%) SQL
12 363 (28.49%) CSS3
13 352 (27.63%) C#
14 335 (26.30%) SQL Server
15 322 (25.27%) ASP.NET
16 307 (24.10%) Web Services
17 290 (22.76%) TDD
17 290 (22.76%) JSON
18 283 (22.21%) OO
19 247 (19.39%) AngularJS
20 227 (17.82%) Scrum
21 210 (16.48%) Spring
22 193 (15.15%) JSP
22 193 (15.15%) MySQL
23 184 (14.44%) J2EE
24 174 (13.66%) Microsoft
25 166 (13.03%) Linux
25 166 (13.03%) .NET Framework
26 165 (12.95%) XHTML
27 160 (12.56%) PHP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 101 (7.93%) WebSphere
2 92 (7.22%) CMS
3 80 (6.28%) Node.js
4 79 (6.20%) SharePoint
5 61 (4.79%) Tomcat
6 55 (4.32%) WebLogic
7 52 (4.08%) JBoss
7 52 (4.08%) Apache
8 45 (3.53%) IIS
9 32 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (2.28%) WordPress
11 26 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (1.81%) Umbraco
13 19 (1.49%) GlassFish
14 17 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (1.26%) Drupal
16 12 (0.94%) ColdFusion
16 12 (0.94%) nginx
17 11 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 72 (5.65%) Photoshop
2 56 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.94%) MS Office
5 9 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.63%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.078%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.078%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.02%) Tridion
3 12 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.078%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.078%) Summit
7 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.078%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.20%) GitHub
3 27 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.04%) SaaS
5 11 (0.86%) Office 365
6 9 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.47%) Yammer
9 5 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.39%) Force.com
10 4 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.31%) Google Checkout
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.24%) CallidusCloud
11 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.34%) HTTP
2 50 (3.92%) Internet
3 27 (2.12%) SSL
4 23 (1.81%) Intranet
5 20 (1.57%) LDAP
6 19 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.26%) VPN
8 9 (0.71%) Firewall
9 8 (0.63%) SNMP
10 7 (0.55%) DNS
10 7 (0.55%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.31%) SMTP
11 4 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.24%) VLAN
12 3 (0.24%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.24%) DVB
12 3 (0.24%) LAN
12 3 (0.24%) WLAN
12 3 (0.24%) WAN
13 2 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (26.30%) SQL Server
2 193 (15.15%) MySQL
3 115 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 110 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 62 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 56 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 44 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 41 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (3.06%) Oracle Database
10 37 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (2.59%) DB2
12 29 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (1.33%) Big Data
17 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
19 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
20 8 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 135 (10.60%) Git (software)
2 126 (9.89%) Visual Studio
3 107 (8.40%) Subversion
4 83 (6.51%) Eclipse
5 79 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 70 (5.49%) Maven
7 69 (5.42%) Ant
8 65 (5.10%) Grunt
9 61 (4.79%) JUnit
9 61 (4.79%) Selenium
10 57 (4.47%) Jasmine
11 41 (3.22%) Jenkins
12 37 (2.90%) Cucumber
13 34 (2.67%) NUnit
14 31 (2.43%) Bower
15 27 (2.12%) JIRA
16 24 (1.88%) gulp
17 19 (1.49%) ReSharper
17 19 (1.49%) SoapUI
18 16 (1.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 141 (11.07%) Finance
2 73 (5.73%) Banking
3 50 (3.92%) Marketing
4 49 (3.85%) Retail
5 27 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.96%) Publishing
7 18 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.86%) Automotive
9 11 (0.86%) Legal
10 10 (0.78%) Front Office
10 10 (0.78%) Electronics
11 8 (0.63%) Back Office
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Games
12 5 (0.39%) iGaming
13 4 (0.31%) Local Government
13 4 (0.31%) Military
14 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1099 (86.26%) Developer
2 207 (16.25%) .NET Developer
3 201 (15.78%) Java Developer
4 155 (12.17%) Web Developer
5 135 (10.60%) Front-End Developer
6 99 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 97 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 91 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 80 (6.28%) PHP Developer
10 79 (6.20%) UI Developer
11 78 (6.12%) UI Programmer
12 67 (5.26%) Architect
13 65 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
14 60 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
15 42 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 40 (3.14%) Technical Architect
17 36 (2.83%) Software Developer
18 35 (2.75%) Front-End Web Developer
19 31 (2.43%) SharePoint Developer
20 27 (2.12%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 988 (77.55%) HTML
2 953 (74.80%) CSS
3 716 (56.20%) jQuery
4 516 (40.50%) HTML5
5 428 (33.59%) XML
6 411 (32.26%) .NET
7 363 (28.49%) CSS3
8 322 (25.27%) ASP.NET
9 307 (24.10%) Web Services
10 290 (22.76%) JSON
11 247 (19.39%) AngularJS
12 210 (16.48%) Spring
13 193 (15.15%) JSP
14 184 (14.44%) J2EE
15 166 (13.03%) .NET Framework
16 165 (12.95%) XHTML
17 160 (12.56%) REST
18 138 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 133 (10.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 125 (9.81%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.79%) User Experience
2 61 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 42 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.30%) W3C
4 35 (2.75%) Data Structures
5 34 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 33 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 24 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.33%) Web 2.0
10 17 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.10%) GIS
11 14 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.10%) RIA
12 13 (1.02%) CMDB
13 11 (0.86%) iPad
14 10 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 166 (13.03%) Linux
2 130 (10.20%) Windows
3 99 (7.77%) UNIX
4 33 (2.59%) Solaris
5 26 (2.04%) Android
6 20 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.63%) AIX
9 8 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.55%) CentOS
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.39%) HPUX
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (32.18%) MVC
3 290 (22.76%) TDD
4 283 (22.21%) OO
5 227 (17.82%) Scrum
6 156 (12.24%) Web Development
7 131 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
8 128 (10.05%) E-Commerce
9 124 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 114 (8.95%) Unit Testing
11 110 (8.63%) SOA
12 88 (6.91%) BDD
13 77 (6.04%) OOP
14 74 (5.81%) Web Design
15 64 (5.02%) Content Management
16 63 (4.95%) SDLC
17 61 (4.79%) Kanban
18 57 (4.47%) Open Source
18 57 (4.47%) Software Engineering
18 57 (4.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1082 (84.93%) JavaScript
2 449 (35.24%) Java
3 381 (29.91%) SQL
4 352 (27.63%) C#
5 160 (12.56%) PHP
6 75 (5.89%) T-SQL
7 48 (3.77%) Scala
8 47 (3.69%) Ruby
9 43 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 40 (3.14%) VB.NET
11 39 (3.06%) Perl
12 37 (2.90%) XPath
13 32 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.43%) C++
15 29 (2.28%) Python
16 21 (1.65%) PHP5
16 21 (1.65%) VB
17 17 (1.33%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.26%) C
19 12 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 77 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 71 (5.57%) Degree
4 9 (0.71%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.39%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.16%) MCSD
7 2 (0.16%) ISEB
7 2 (0.16%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.078%) MCP
8 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.078%) CISSP
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.16%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) TickIT
3 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.78%) Varnish
3 5 (0.39%) vCloud
3 5 (0.39%) Docker
3 5 (0.39%) Firmware
3 5 (0.39%) Squid
3 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.31%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.078%) HDFS
6 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.078%) XenApp
6 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (1.96%) Puppet
2 15 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.94%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (0.71%) Ansible
5 8 (0.63%) Salt
5 8 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.31%) Kibana
6 4 (0.31%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.31%) logstash
7 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) OVSD
8 2 (0.16%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.078%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.078%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.078%) Nagios
9 1 (0.078%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 174 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.75%) Oracle
3 77 (6.04%) IBM
4 57 (4.47%) Adobe
5 34 (2.67%) Google
6 30 (2.35%) Telerik
7 28 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 23 (1.81%) Zend
9 17 (1.33%) Sitecore
9 17 (1.33%) hybris
10 16 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.86%) VMware
12 11 (0.86%) ATG
12 11 (0.86%) HP
12 11 (0.86%) SAP
13 10 (0.78%) Apple
14 9 (0.71%) Twitter
15 7 (0.55%) Facebook
15 7 (0.55%) Sun
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