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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
London / City of London
Rank 127 125 119
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 26 33 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 1.00% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 3.06% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 49
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £347 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

Ajax is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1061 1077 1519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.99% 32.70% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 908 1213
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Ajax as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the City of London

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 72 (86.75%) HTML
1 72 (86.75%) CSS
2 69 (83.13%) JavaScript
3 56 (67.47%) jQuery
4 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (46.99%) HTML5
6 38 (45.78%) JSON
7 37 (44.58%) MVC
8 31 (37.35%) CSS3
9 30 (36.14%) AngularJS
9 30 (36.14%) Java
10 25 (30.12%) TDD
11 23 (27.71%) Scrum
11 23 (27.71%) XML
11 23 (27.71%) Front End Development
12 21 (25.30%) .NET
12 21 (25.30%) HTTP
13 20 (24.10%) REST
14 19 (22.89%) C#
14 19 (22.89%) SQL
15 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
15 18 (21.69%) RESTful
15 18 (21.69%) Web Development
15 18 (21.69%) Spring
16 16 (19.28%) OO
16 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (18.07%) NoSQL
17 15 (18.07%) Selenium
17 15 (18.07%) MySQL
17 15 (18.07%) Backbone.js

Ajax
Top Related 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 11 (13.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 5 (6.02%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.61%) Confluence
5 3 (3.61%) Drupal
6 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) Akamai
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) GitHub
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) HTTP
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
2 9 (10.84%) SSL
3 7 (8.43%) RTP
3 7 (8.43%) RTSP
4 6 (7.23%) Intranet
5 2 (2.41%) Internet
5 2 (2.41%) SNMP
6 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) MySQL
1 15 (18.07%) NoSQL
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.41%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Endeca
6 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Selenium
2 14 (16.87%) Maven
3 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.46%) Grunt
4 11 (13.25%) gulp
5 10 (12.05%) Bower
5 10 (12.05%) Jasmine
5 10 (12.05%) webpack
6 9 (10.84%) JSHint
6 9 (10.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (10.84%) Protractor
6 9 (10.84%) QUnit
7 7 (8.43%) Subversion
8 6 (7.23%) JIRA
9 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.82%) Ant
10 4 (4.82%) JUnit
11 3 (3.61%) NetBeans
11 3 (3.61%) NUnit
11 3 (3.61%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Automotive
4 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (85.54%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (20.48%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.64%) UI Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.02%) HR Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Architect
10 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.82%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (86.75%) CSS
1 72 (86.75%) HTML
2 56 (67.47%) jQuery
3 39 (46.99%) HTML5
4 38 (45.78%) JSON
5 31 (37.35%) CSS3
6 30 (36.14%) AngularJS
7 23 (27.71%) XML
8 21 (25.30%) .NET
9 20 (24.10%) REST
10 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
10 18 (21.69%) RESTful
10 18 (21.69%) Spring
11 15 (18.07%) Backbone.js
12 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (16.87%) Ember.js
13 13 (15.66%) Sass
13 13 (15.66%) Web Services
14 12 (14.46%) LESS
15 11 (13.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) User Experience
2 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.84%) Graphic Design
4 7 (8.43%) MPEG
4 7 (8.43%) Streaming Video
5 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.41%) Fintech
9 1 (1.20%) Blog
9 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.20%) Interactive TV
9 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.20%) RIA
9 1 (1.20%) Social Media
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Android
1 11 (13.25%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) webOS
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Phone
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (3.61%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Debian
5 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) MVC
3 25 (30.12%) TDD
4 23 (27.71%) Front End Development
4 23 (27.71%) Scrum
5 18 (21.69%) Web Development
6 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.28%) OO
7 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (15.66%) Kanban
9 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.46%) OOP
10 11 (13.25%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.84%) Web Design
12 6 (7.23%) SEO
12 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.02%) BDD
13 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 69 (83.13%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.14%) Java
3 19 (22.89%) C#
3 19 (22.89%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.23%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Ansible
1 1 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Brightcove
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Adobe
2 5 (6.02%) Workday
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Perforce
4 2 (2.41%) Canoo
4 2 (2.41%) F5
4 2 (2.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.20%) ATG
5 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.20%) Sage
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
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