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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ajax
Rank 177 130 97
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -33
Contract jobs citing Ajax 707 852 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.62% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% 5.84% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 566 607
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 22
Average hourly rate £28.69 £43.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +27.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £41.05 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £45.45 £105.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £43.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +31.06%

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -44 645 £375 - 364
London -24 328 £400 - 112
South East -19 101 £350 +9.37% 68
City of London -7 75 £425 +0.59% 35
East of England -20 48 £350 +7.69% 21
Yorkshire -12 44 £400 +31.36% 27
Scotland +10 39 £350 -6.66% 8
West Midlands -8 35 £325 - 24
North West -38 32 £326 +0.38% 55
Edinburgh +21 25 £338 -10.59% 3
Berkshire -14 25 £400 +23.07% 22
Essex +10 24 £400 +37.93% 2
East Midlands -30 24 £363 +20.83% 18
North Yorkshire +21 23 £400 +60.00% 8
South West -6 23 £375 +17.18% 31
Hampshire -8 21 £303 -6.20% 17
Manchester -21 21 £325 -5.45% 33
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £325 +4.83% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 15 £275 -31.25% 3
Oxfordshire -13 15 £475 +52.00% 10
Glasgow 0 14 £388 +3.33% 2
Milton Keynes +6 13 £325 +0.77% 3
Oxford 0 13 £478 +6.11% 5
West Yorkshire -20 12 £325 +4.00% 15
Northampton +6 11 £500 +32.45% 2
York +6 11 £378 +51.00% 6
Northamptonshire -5 11 £500 +48.14% 3
Basildon +2 10 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -10 10 £325 - 6
Leeds -18 10 £325 -5.79% 10

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1155 (85.68%) JavaScript
2 1042 (77.30%) HTML
3 1013 (75.15%) CSS
4 761 (56.45%) jQuery
5 584 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
6 525 (38.95%) HTML5
7 471 (34.94%) XML
8 459 (34.05%) .NET
9 449 (33.31%) Java
10 440 (32.64%) MVC
11 401 (29.75%) SQL
12 393 (29.15%) C#
13 371 (27.52%) CSS3
14 369 (27.37%) ASP.NET
15 353 (26.19%) SQL Server
16 328 (24.33%) Web Services
17 314 (23.29%) JSON
18 290 (21.51%) TDD
19 289 (21.44%) OO
20 247 (18.32%) Scrum
21 236 (17.51%) AngularJS
22 219 (16.25%) Spring
23 203 (15.06%) JSP
23 203 (15.06%) MySQL
24 198 (14.69%) XHTML
25 191 (14.17%) Linux
26 184 (13.65%) J2EE
27 179 (13.28%) .NET Framework
28 175 (12.98%) Microsoft
29 173 (12.83%) Web Development

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 111 (8.23%) CMS
2 98 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 86 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 83 (6.16%) Node.js
5 67 (4.97%) IIS
6 66 (4.90%) Tomcat
7 64 (4.75%) Apache
8 55 (4.08%) WebLogic
9 52 (3.86%) JBoss
10 36 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 30 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.85%) WordPress
13 22 (1.63%) Umbraco
14 21 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (1.48%) GlassFish
16 18 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (1.04%) nginx
17 14 (1.04%) Confluence
17 14 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.38%) Photoshop
3 28 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (1.56%) MS Office
5 11 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.30%) MS Project
7 4 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.074%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.074%) Mingle
9 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.89%) Tridion
4 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.45%) Magento
5 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.22%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.074%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.074%) Summit
8 1 (0.074%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.78%) GitHub
4 21 (1.56%) SaaS
5 13 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.82%) Office 365
7 8 (0.59%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.45%) Yammer
10 5 (0.37%) Force.com
11 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.22%) Google Checkout
12 3 (0.22%) CallidusCloud
13 2 (0.15%) PaaS
13 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.90%) HTTP
2 62 (4.60%) Internet
3 41 (3.04%) Intranet
4 32 (2.37%) SSL
5 22 (1.63%) LDAP
6 19 (1.41%) VPN
7 16 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.89%) Firewall
9 9 (0.67%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.59%) SNMP
11 7 (0.52%) FTP
11 7 (0.52%) SMTP
12 6 (0.45%) DNS
13 4 (0.30%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (0.22%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.22%) VLAN
14 3 (0.22%) Wireless
14 3 (0.22%) X.400
14 3 (0.22%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 203 (15.06%) MySQL
3 124 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 119 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 56 (4.15%) MongoDB
7 51 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (3.71%) Oracle Database
9 48 (3.56%) NoSQL
10 36 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (2.37%) DB2
13 28 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 25 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (1.78%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.11%) Big Data
17 13 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 163 (12.09%) Visual Studio
2 152 (11.28%) Git (software)
3 133 (9.87%) Subversion
4 97 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 82 (6.08%) Eclipse
6 78 (5.79%) Maven
7 77 (5.71%) Ant
7 77 (5.71%) JUnit
8 76 (5.64%) Selenium
9 67 (4.97%) Jenkins
10 59 (4.38%) Grunt
11 58 (4.30%) Jasmine
12 42 (3.12%) Cucumber
13 37 (2.74%) JIRA
14 32 (2.37%) NUnit
15 28 (2.08%) Bower
16 24 (1.78%) CruiseControl
17 20 (1.48%) Axure RP
18 19 (1.41%) ReSharper
18 19 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 130 (9.64%) Finance
2 79 (5.86%) Banking
3 43 (3.19%) Marketing
4 40 (2.97%) Publishing
5 34 (2.52%) Retail
6 28 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.04%) Legal
10 9 (0.67%) Front Office
11 8 (0.59%) Military
11 8 (0.59%) Games
11 8 (0.59%) Back Office
12 7 (0.52%) Electronics
12 7 (0.52%) Automotive
13 5 (0.37%) iGaming
13 5 (0.37%) Advertising
14 4 (0.30%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1167 (86.57%) Developer
2 229 (16.99%) .NET Developer
3 221 (16.39%) Java Developer
4 162 (12.02%) Web Developer
5 138 (10.24%) Front-End Developer
6 106 (7.86%) Senior Developer
7 100 (7.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 99 (7.34%) C# Developer
9 83 (6.16%) PHP Developer
10 75 (5.56%) UI Developer
11 74 (5.49%) UI Programmer
12 71 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 62 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 60 (4.45%) Architect
15 44 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 39 (2.89%) SharePoint Developer
17 34 (2.52%) Software Developer
18 33 (2.45%) .NET Web Developer
19 32 (2.37%) Technical Architect
20 31 (2.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1042 (77.30%) HTML
2 1013 (75.15%) CSS
3 761 (56.45%) jQuery
4 525 (38.95%) HTML5
5 471 (34.94%) XML
6 459 (34.05%) .NET
7 371 (27.52%) CSS3
8 369 (27.37%) ASP.NET
9 328 (24.33%) Web Services
10 314 (23.29%) JSON
11 236 (17.51%) AngularJS
12 219 (16.25%) Spring
13 203 (15.06%) JSP
14 198 (14.69%) XHTML
15 184 (13.65%) J2EE
16 179 (13.28%) .NET Framework
17 155 (11.50%) REST
18 150 (11.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 141 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
20 132 (9.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.87%) User Experience
2 65 (4.82%) Open Source
3 55 (4.08%) W3C
4 46 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (2.52%) Web 2.0
8 32 (2.37%) N-Tier
9 29 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.56%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.11%) CMDB
12 15 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.04%) RIA
13 14 (1.04%) iPad
14 12 (0.89%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.89%) Social Media
15 11 (0.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 191 (14.17%) Linux
2 134 (9.94%) Windows
3 113 (8.38%) UNIX
4 35 (2.60%) Solaris
5 21 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.48%) Android
7 9 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.59%) CentOS
9 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.45%) AIX
11 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.37%) HPUX
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) SUSE
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (32.64%) MVC
3 290 (21.51%) TDD
4 289 (21.44%) OO
5 247 (18.32%) Scrum
6 173 (12.83%) Web Development
7 147 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (10.24%) E-Commerce
9 134 (9.94%) Unit Testing
10 118 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 109 (8.09%) SOA
12 97 (7.20%) OOP
12 97 (7.20%) BDD
13 85 (6.31%) Content Management
14 77 (5.71%) Web Design
15 58 (4.30%) Kanban
16 57 (4.23%) Web Application Development
16 57 (4.23%) Software Engineering
17 54 (4.01%) CRM
18 49 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1155 (85.68%) JavaScript
2 449 (33.31%) Java
3 401 (29.75%) SQL
4 393 (29.15%) C#
5 169 (12.54%) PHP
6 73 (5.42%) T-SQL
7 55 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 52 (3.86%) Ruby
9 45 (3.34%) Scala
10 44 (3.26%) VB.NET
11 40 (2.97%) XPath
12 37 (2.74%) Perl
13 36 (2.67%) Python
14 32 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.93%) C++
16 25 (1.85%) PHP5
17 17 (1.26%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.19%) VB
19 15 (1.11%) C
20 11 (0.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 86 (6.38%) Degree
2 80 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 68 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.59%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.30%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.15%) MCSD
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.15%) ISEB
7 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.074%) CISSP
8 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.074%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.74%) Varnish
3 7 (0.52%) Docker
4 5 (0.37%) vCloud
4 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.37%) Firmware
5 4 (0.30%) Squid
5 4 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.074%) HDFS
6 1 (0.074%) XenApp
6 1 (0.074%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.074%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (2.15%) Puppet
2 15 (1.11%) HP UCMDB
3 13 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.59%) Salt
6 7 (0.52%) Ansible
7 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.30%) logstash
7 4 (0.30%) Kibana
7 4 (0.30%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.15%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.074%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.074%) Nagios
10 1 (0.074%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 175 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.17%) Oracle
3 73 (5.42%) IBM
4 71 (5.27%) Adobe
5 55 (4.08%) Google
6 35 (2.60%) Telerik
7 30 (2.23%) ServiceNow
8 26 (1.93%) Zend
9 22 (1.63%) OpenText
9 22 (1.63%) Sitecore
10 21 (1.56%) hybris
11 20 (1.48%) RedDot
12 16 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.96%) Twitter
13 13 (0.96%) SAP
13 13 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.96%) Apple
14 12 (0.89%) Sencha
15 11 (0.82%) ATG
16 9 (0.67%) VMware
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