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 3 months to 29 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 224 188
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 557 551 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.07% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 3.81% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 348 431
Median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £542 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.72% -25.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £12.80 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £45.55 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +52.72% -27.63%  

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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13856 14466 13862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.86% 28.16% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9663 10209 9104
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 177 181
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.48% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in England

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in England

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +23 162 £350 -12.50% 44
London -40 159 £428 -2.28% 87
South West +39 46 £400 +25.00% 17
East of England 0 41 £328 -9.02% 21
North East +47 39 £404 +29.12% 5
East Midlands +15 39 £363 +3.20% 9
North West +29 33 £375 -6.25% 19
Yorkshire +25 25 £375 - 20
West Midlands +23 9 £375 +36.36% 9
Midlands - 2 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 859 (87.21%) HTML
2 822 (83.45%) CSS
3 769 (78.07%) JavaScript
4 531 (53.91%) jQuery
5 498 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
6 477 (48.43%) HTML5
7 396 (40.20%) CSS3
8 384 (38.98%) JSON
9 327 (33.20%) MVC
10 309 (31.37%) C#
11 305 (30.96%) Java
12 303 (30.76%) XML
13 281 (28.53%) Git (software)
14 271 (27.51%) AngularJS
15 263 (26.70%) SQL
16 256 (25.99%) Web Services
17 246 (24.97%) REST
18 244 (24.77%) .NET
19 242 (24.57%) Web Development
20 222 (22.54%) Front End Development
21 203 (20.61%) Scrum
22 202 (20.51%) Spring
23 199 (20.20%) TDD
24 193 (19.59%) ASP.NET
25 183 (18.58%) SQL Server
26 180 (18.27%) RESTful
27 169 (17.16%) User Experience
28 158 (16.04%) CMS
29 157 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
30 153 (15.53%) Subversion

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
1 158 (16.04%) CMS
2 78 (7.92%) Apache
3 69 (7.01%) Confluence
4 58 (5.89%) WebSphere
5 55 (5.58%) IIS
6 50 (5.08%) JBoss
7 47 (4.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 38 (3.86%) EPiServer
9 36 (3.65%) WebLogic
10 34 (3.45%) Apache Solr
11 33 (3.35%) SharePoint
11 33 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (2.44%) Tomcat
13 19 (1.93%) Umbraco
14 18 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (1.22%) Drupal
17 11 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
18 10 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (5.38%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.81%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.61%) GIMP
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) InVision
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.51%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.20%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.35%) GitHub
4 13 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.12%) PaaS
6 8 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.81%) IaaS
7 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.61%) SaaS
8 4 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.30%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) Google Checkout
10 2 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.10%) Akamai
11 1 (0.10%) Boomi
11 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 134 (13.60%) HTTP
2 38 (3.86%) Internet
3 18 (1.83%) SSL
4 16 (1.62%) DNS
4 16 (1.62%) Intranet
5 11 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.71%) RTP
6 7 (0.71%) RTSP
6 7 (0.71%) SMTP
7 6 (0.61%) Extranet
8 5 (0.51%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.51%) LDAP
8 5 (0.51%) SSH
9 4 (0.41%) Firewall
10 2 (0.20%) IMAP
10 2 (0.20%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.20%) Network Security
10 2 (0.20%) SNMP
10 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 130 (13.20%) Relational Database
3 114 (11.57%) MySQL
4 89 (9.04%) NoSQL
5 86 (8.73%) MongoDB
6 84 (8.53%) Oracle Database
7 50 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 35 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 18 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (1.52%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (1.32%) Big Data
17 13 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 281 (28.53%) Git (software)
2 153 (15.53%) Subversion
3 139 (14.11%) Jenkins
4 120 (12.18%) JIRA
5 106 (10.76%) JUnit
6 66 (6.70%) Visual Studio
7 57 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (5.38%) Selenium
9 51 (5.18%) Maven
10 47 (4.77%) Ant
11 39 (3.96%) Eclipse
12 32 (3.25%) gulp
13 30 (3.05%) Gradle
13 30 (3.05%) IntelliJ
14 29 (2.94%) Cucumber
15 26 (2.64%) Grunt
16 25 (2.54%) Jasmine
17 21 (2.13%) TeamCity
18 19 (1.93%) Mercurial
18 19 (1.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 121 (12.28%) Finance
2 55 (5.58%) Banking
3 32 (3.25%) Marketing
4 24 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.34%) Advertising
6 22 (2.23%) Retail
7 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.81%) Publishing
9 7 (0.71%) Electronics
9 7 (0.71%) Games
10 6 (0.61%) Automotive
11 5 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Military
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
13 2 (0.20%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) Local Government
13 2 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 859 (87.21%) Developer
2 241 (24.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 162 (16.45%) Java Developer
4 134 (13.60%) .NET Developer
5 129 (13.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 105 (10.66%) HTML Developer
7 95 (9.64%) Web Developer
8 94 (9.54%) C# Developer
9 86 (8.73%) HTML CSS Developer
10 76 (7.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 66 (6.70%) Architect
12 63 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 58 (5.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 56 (5.69%) Angular Developer
15 54 (5.48%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 51 (5.18%) Senior Developer
17 47 (4.77%) Scala Developer
18 45 (4.57%) UI Developer
19 40 (4.06%) ServiceNow Developer
20 38 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (87.21%) HTML
2 822 (83.45%) CSS
3 531 (53.91%) jQuery
4 477 (48.43%) HTML5
5 396 (40.20%) CSS3
6 384 (38.98%) JSON
7 303 (30.76%) XML
8 271 (27.51%) AngularJS
9 256 (25.99%) Web Services
10 246 (24.97%) REST
11 244 (24.77%) .NET
12 202 (20.51%) Spring
13 193 (19.59%) ASP.NET
14 180 (18.27%) RESTful
15 141 (14.31%) Django
16 135 (13.71%) SOAP
17 133 (13.50%) Sass
18 113 (11.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 111 (11.27%) Ruby on Rails
20 105 (10.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 169 (17.16%) User Experience
2 68 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.86%) W3C
4 24 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.62%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.42%) Web 2.0
9 12 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.12%) RIA
11 10 (1.02%) Interactive TV
12 9 (0.91%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.81%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.71%) MPEG
14 7 (0.71%) Streaming Video
15 6 (0.61%) Animation
15 6 (0.61%) Clustering
15 6 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 135 (13.71%) Linux
2 78 (7.92%) Windows
3 58 (5.89%) Unix
4 21 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.03%) Android
6 12 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.81%) Solaris
9 7 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.30%) webOS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (33.20%) MVC
3 242 (24.57%) Web Development
4 222 (22.54%) Front End Development
5 203 (20.61%) Scrum
6 199 (20.20%) TDD
7 157 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (13.60%) OO
9 123 (12.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 106 (10.76%) Open Source
11 103 (10.46%) Automated Testing
12 102 (10.36%) Web Design
13 95 (9.64%) Configuration Management
14 79 (8.02%) Unit Testing
15 76 (7.72%) OWASP
16 73 (7.41%) Wireframes
17 71 (7.21%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 67 (6.80%) E-Commerce
19 60 (6.09%) Content Management
19 60 (6.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 769 (78.07%) JavaScript
2 309 (31.37%) C#
3 305 (30.96%) Java
4 263 (26.70%) SQL
5 146 (14.82%) Ruby
6 137 (13.91%) Python
7 129 (13.10%) Scala
8 67 (6.80%) PHP
9 54 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 42 (4.26%) PL/SQL
11 33 (3.35%) VB.NET
12 25 (2.54%) Perl
12 25 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.93%) ActionScript
13 19 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.83%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.52%) VB
16 12 (1.22%) ES6
17 10 (1.02%) Groovy
18 7 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (5.28%) Degree
2 42 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.61%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.30%) CISA
6 3 (0.30%) CISM
6 3 (0.30%) CISSP
6 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) MCSD
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.73%) QA
2 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.30%) FedRAMP
3 3 (0.30%) WAI
4 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (2.64%) Docker
2 9 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.81%) LXC
4 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.62%) Ansible
3 14 (1.42%) Puppet
4 12 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.30%) Kibana
5 3 (0.30%) logstash
5 3 (0.30%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.20%) Graphite
6 2 (0.20%) Icinga
6 2 (0.20%) Mesos
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
6 2 (0.20%) Salt
6 2 (0.20%) vRealize
6 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) Piwik
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 148 (15.03%) Oracle
2 97 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 90 (9.14%) Google
4 45 (4.57%) Adobe
4 45 (4.57%) ServiceNow
5 38 (3.86%) Sitecore
6 23 (2.34%) IBM
7 20 (2.03%) Apple
8 17 (1.73%) Perforce
9 14 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.22%) Telerik
11 11 (1.12%) ATG
12 10 (1.02%) BEA
13 7 (0.71%) Brightcove
14 6 (0.61%) SAP
14 6 (0.61%) Sencha
15 5 (0.51%) Omniture
15 5 (0.51%) Workday
16 4 (0.41%) MuleSoft
16 4 (0.41%) Zend
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