Period
to 24 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 June 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 488 481 411
Rank change year-on-year -7 -70 -95
Contract jobs citing Ajax 149 79 475
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.21% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.68% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 47 311
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
25th Percentile £400 £358 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £538
90th Percentile £637 £535 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year - -34.55% +101.83%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -34.55% +101.83%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 15,412 11,595 27,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.42% 31.19% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,082 8,351 19,290
10th Percentile £353 £340 £340
25th Percentile £418 £413 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £610 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 98 245
10th Percentile £18.88 £20.50 £17.45
25th Percentile £27.75 £31.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £56.50 £57.88 £53.75
90th Percentile £66.30 £66.83 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.40 £44.50
% change year-on-year -3.02% +4.27% +7.09%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in England

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ajax in England.

Daily rate trend for Ajax in England

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ajax in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ajax in England

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ajax in England.

Hourly rate trend for Ajax in England

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the England region over the 6 months to 24 June 2021. 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
London -3 95 £525 +43.84% 47
South West +31 23 £400 -21.49% 9
Midlands -23 8 £298 -20.67% 19
North of England -14 7 £263 -40.68% 17
South East -21 7 £435 +8.75% 21
West Midlands -26 7 £275 -26.67% 13
North West -7 4 £263 -30.00% 8
Yorkshire 0 3 £458 -3.68% 6
East of England -4 1 - - 6
East Midlands -5 1 £320 -10.58% 6
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 127 (85.23%) HTML
2 122 (81.88%) JavaScript
3 110 (73.83%) CSS
4 74 (49.66%) jQuery
5 62 (41.61%) Java
6 61 (40.94%) AngularJS
7 45 (30.20%) HTML5
8 41 (27.52%) XML
9 40 (26.85%) CMS
10 38 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (24.83%) Front End Development
12 36 (24.16%) User Experience
12 36 (24.16%) Scrum
13 33 (22.15%) JSON
14 32 (21.48%) ServiceNow
15 31 (20.81%) Node.js
15 31 (20.81%) Social Skills
16 30 (20.13%) REST
16 30 (20.13%) ITSM
17 28 (18.79%) MVC
17 28 (18.79%) CSS3
18 27 (18.12%) SQL
18 27 (18.12%) Oracle
18 27 (18.12%) Web Development
19 26 (17.45%) Git (software)
19 26 (17.45%) React
20 25 (16.78%) Microservices
21 24 (16.11%) Spring
21 24 (16.11%) Web Services
22 23 (15.44%) Finance

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 40 (26.85%) CMS
2 18 (12.08%) Apache
3 11 (7.38%) Red Hat Fuse
4 10 (6.71%) WordPress
5 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.68%) Drupal
7 3 (2.01%) Liferay
7 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.34%) Confluence
8 2 (1.34%) JBoss
8 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.67%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.67%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (4.70%) InVision
2 7 (4.70%) Sketch
3 5 (3.36%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Magento
2 3 (2.01%) Shopify
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Azure
2 15 (10.07%) AWS
3 10 (6.71%) Google Analytics
4 9 (6.04%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (6.04%) GitHub
5 5 (3.36%) npm
6 4 (2.68%) SaaS
6 4 (2.68%) Serverless
7 3 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.34%) Firebase
8 2 (1.34%) PaaS
8 2 (1.34%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.67%) Asana
9 1 (0.67%) IaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.67%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) TACACS
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.67%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.40%) MySQL
3 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.04%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
8 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.34%) Redis
9 1 (0.67%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.67%) Power BI
9 1 (0.67%) Riak
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.08%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.72%) Maven
4 12 (8.05%) gulp
4 12 (8.05%) Subversion
5 10 (6.71%) JIRA
6 9 (6.04%) Bitbucket
6 9 (6.04%) Jasmine
6 9 (6.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (5.37%) Grunt
7 8 (5.37%) JUnit
8 7 (4.70%) Mocha
9 6 (4.03%) Cypress.io
10 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.36%) Gradle
10 5 (3.36%) Storybook
10 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.68%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.68%) Mockito
General
1 31 (20.81%) Social Skills
2 23 (15.44%) Finance
3 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.40%) Banking
5 11 (7.38%) Marketing
6 8 (5.37%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.36%) Law
8 4 (2.68%) French Language
9 3 (2.01%) Police
9 3 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.67%) Back Office
11 1 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (84.56%) Developer
2 31 (20.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 30 (20.13%) ServiceNow Developer
4 21 (14.09%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Architect
7 10 (6.71%) UX Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Angular Developer
8 8 (5.37%) React Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.37%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.70%) Java Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.70%) UI/UX Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (85.23%) HTML
2 110 (73.83%) CSS
3 74 (49.66%) jQuery
4 61 (40.94%) AngularJS
5 45 (30.20%) HTML5
6 41 (27.52%) XML
7 33 (22.15%) JSON
8 31 (20.81%) Node.js
9 30 (20.13%) REST
10 28 (18.79%) CSS3
11 26 (17.45%) React
12 24 (16.11%) Spring
12 24 (16.11%) Web Services
13 22 (14.77%) .NET
14 18 (12.08%) JMS
14 18 (12.08%) Sass
15 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
16 15 (10.07%) SOAP
17 13 (8.72%) J2EE
17 13 (8.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) User Experience
2 20 (13.42%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.40%) W3C
4 12 (8.05%) Clustering
5 9 (6.04%) Graphic Design
6 8 (5.37%) RIA
7 6 (4.03%) CMDB
7 6 (4.03%) Reference Data
8 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.01%) SCORM
10 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.67%) iPhone
11 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.67%) NHS
11 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Linux
2 5 (3.36%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) Front End Development
3 36 (24.16%) Scrum
4 30 (20.13%) ITSM
5 28 (18.79%) MVC
6 27 (18.12%) Web Development
7 25 (16.78%) Microservices
8 22 (14.77%) OO
8 22 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (14.77%) Service Management
9 17 (11.41%) SEO
9 17 (11.41%) Wireframes
10 15 (10.07%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 15 (10.07%) TDD
10 15 (10.07%) Unit Testing
11 14 (9.40%) Asset Management
11 14 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (9.40%) Open Source
12 13 (8.72%) High Availability
12 13 (8.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (81.88%) JavaScript
2 62 (41.61%) Java
3 27 (18.12%) SQL
4 17 (11.41%) PHP
5 16 (10.74%) Java 8
6 14 (9.40%) TypeScript
7 12 (8.05%) C#
8 10 (6.71%) ES6
9 9 (6.04%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.04%) Python
10 7 (4.70%) ES7
11 6 (4.03%) VBA
12 4 (2.68%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.68%) Perl
13 2 (1.34%) C++
13 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.67%) C
14 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.36%) Degree
3 5 (3.36%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.67%) CCNA
4 1 (0.67%) CCSA
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) Accessibility
2 5 (3.36%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) WCAG
3 3 (2.01%) MiFID
4 1 (0.67%) GRC
4 1 (0.67%) HL7
4 1 (0.67%) Section 508
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.67%) Nagios
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) ServiceNow
2 27 (18.12%) Oracle
3 21 (14.09%) Adobe
4 9 (6.04%) Optimizely
5 6 (4.03%) QAD
5 6 (4.03%) Refinitiv
6 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.68%) Google
7 4 (2.68%) Pega
7 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.34%) BMC
8 2 (1.34%) HP
8 2 (1.34%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) hybris
9 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.67%) Splunk
9 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.67%) Zend