Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ajax
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 149 178
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 -25
Contract jobs citing Ajax 87 96 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 1.44% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 4.02% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 80 78
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £307 £319 £313
90th Percentile £658 £576 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Ajax is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2679 2386 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.73% 35.82% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2253 2017 2317
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the City of London

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ajax in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the City of London

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the City of London

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the City of London

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate -5 1 - -
London Bridge - 1 £425 -
Ajax
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 66 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 65 (74.71%) HTML
3 64 (73.56%) CSS
4 58 (66.67%) jQuery
5 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (44.83%) AngularJS
7 31 (35.63%) Finance
8 30 (34.48%) .NET
9 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
10 27 (31.03%) C#
11 25 (28.74%) HTML5
12 23 (26.44%) Git (software)
12 23 (26.44%) Windows
13 22 (25.29%) Java
14 21 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (22.99%) CSS3
15 20 (22.99%) MVC
16 19 (21.84%) Scrum
16 19 (21.84%) PHP
16 19 (21.84%) XML
16 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
17 18 (20.69%) SQL
17 18 (20.69%) OO
18 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (18.39%) RESTful
20 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
20 15 (17.24%) Web Development
20 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
20 15 (17.24%) Web Services

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (11.49%) Apache Solr
1 10 (11.49%) CMS
1 10 (11.49%) Drupal
2 9 (10.34%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) IIS
4 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.30%) WordPress
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.15%) Confluence
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) IaaS
2 5 (5.75%) PaaS
2 5 (5.75%) SaaS
3 3 (3.45%) Force.com
4 2 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.30%) npm
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) Firewall
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
4 1 (1.15%) LDAP
4 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (4.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) DB2
8 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.09%) MSTest
4 13 (14.94%) JIRA
4 13 (14.94%) Moq
4 13 (14.94%) NUnit
5 10 (11.49%) Maven
5 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.75%) Axure RP
8 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.60%) gulp
9 4 (4.60%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (2.30%) RSpec
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Law
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Publishing
4 3 (3.45%) Front Office
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (74.71%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) .NET Developer
2 16 (18.39%) C# Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Angular Developer
4 10 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (11.49%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Drupal Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Architect
6 6 (6.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.75%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.60%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) HTML
2 64 (73.56%) CSS
3 58 (66.67%) jQuery
4 39 (44.83%) AngularJS
5 30 (34.48%) .NET
6 25 (28.74%) HTML5
7 20 (22.99%) CSS3
8 19 (21.84%) XML
9 16 (18.39%) RESTful
10 15 (17.24%) Web Services
11 14 (16.09%) REST
12 13 (14.94%) JSON
12 13 (14.94%) Spring
13 12 (13.79%) SOAP
13 12 (13.79%) WCF
14 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
15 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (8.05%) Node.js
15 7 (8.05%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) User Experience
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.45%) Fintech
6 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) DataPower
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.99%) MVC
3 19 (21.84%) Scrum
4 18 (20.69%) OO
5 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.24%) Web Development
6 14 (16.09%) SDLC
6 14 (16.09%) TDD
7 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.64%) Workflow
9 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.34%) OO PHP
11 8 (9.20%) CRM
11 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (9.20%) Kanban
12 7 (8.05%) BDD
12 7 (8.05%) Prototyping
13 6 (6.90%) DevOps
13 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
14 5 (5.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 27 (31.03%) C#
3 22 (25.29%) Java
4 19 (21.84%) PHP
5 18 (20.69%) SQL
6 7 (8.05%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) Python
7 6 (6.90%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.45%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.15%) ES6
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.15%) MCP
2 1 (1.15%) MCPD
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Puppet
2 5 (5.75%) Ansible
3 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.75%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.45%) F5
5 3 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.30%) Currenex
6 2 (2.30%) FXall
6 2 (2.30%) Reuters
6 2 (2.30%) Sybase
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.15%) Caplin
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) iManage
7 1 (1.15%) Sun
7 1 (1.15%) Xamarin