Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 402 293
Rank change year-on-year -89 -109 -62
Contract jobs citing Ajax 235 556 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.77% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 371 572
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £298
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
England median hourly rate £50.50 £41.75 £30.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.96% +37.27% -29.27%
10th Percentile £38.45 £32.71 £20.42
90th Percentile £53.00 £45.00 £44.13
UK median hourly rate £50.50 £41.75 £30.42
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.27% -29.27%

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 19,733 31,474 30,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.31% 34.50% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,757 22,369 21,637
England median daily rate £500 £496 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +4.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £630
UK median daily rate £490 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +2.08% +3.78% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 266 326
England median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £20.42 £19.13 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.58% +3.79% -

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 January 2020. 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 -36 107 £500 - 43
South East -8 43 £390 -10.86% 24
North of England +30 40 £360 -10.00% 46
Midlands +23 27 £394 -2.78% 26
West Midlands +39 19 £388 -13.89% 10
North West +14 18 £360 -5.88% 33
Yorkshire +43 14 £520 +26.83% 12
South West +11 12 £438 +34.62% 14
North East +21 8 £318 -26.38% 1
East Midlands +3 8 £400 +9.72% 16
East of England +17 2 £425 -5.56% 14
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 195 (82.98%) HTML
2 182 (77.45%) CSS
3 175 (74.47%) JavaScript
4 89 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (34.47%) jQuery
6 79 (33.62%) REST
7 77 (32.77%) XML
8 73 (31.06%) HTML5
8 73 (31.06%) AngularJS
9 72 (30.64%) MVC
10 68 (28.94%) JSON
11 64 (27.23%) CSS3
12 61 (25.96%) SQL
13 59 (25.11%) .NET
14 56 (23.83%) C#
15 54 (22.98%) Relational Database
16 53 (22.55%) Web Development
17 50 (21.28%) Java
17 50 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
18 48 (20.43%) RESTful
19 47 (20.00%) ASP.NET
19 47 (20.00%) Scrum
20 45 (19.15%) Finance
21 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
21 42 (17.87%) Web Services
22 41 (17.45%) Test Automation
23 39 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (16.60%) SOAP
24 37 (15.74%) Spring
24 37 (15.74%) ServiceNow

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 29 (12.34%) CMS
2 18 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.23%) IIS
4 13 (5.53%) Drupal
5 8 (3.40%) Confluence
6 6 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.55%) Apache
6 6 (2.55%) JBoss
7 3 (1.28%) Liferay
7 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.13%) GIMP
3 2 (0.85%) Sketch
4 1 (0.43%) InVision
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.21%) Azure
2 10 (4.26%) npm
2 10 (4.26%) SaaS
3 8 (3.40%) PaaS
4 5 (2.13%) AWS
4 5 (2.13%) Office 365
5 4 (1.70%) Yammer
6 3 (1.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.85%) Serverless
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.77%) HTTP
2 10 (4.26%) Internet
3 5 (2.13%) DMZ
3 5 (2.13%) DSL
3 5 (2.13%) Extranet
3 5 (2.13%) Firewall
3 5 (2.13%) Intranet
4 3 (1.28%) BGP
4 3 (1.28%) EIGRP
4 3 (1.28%) Network Security
4 3 (1.28%) OSPF
4 3 (1.28%) RIP
4 3 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.98%) Relational Database
2 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.81%) MySQL
4 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.43%) MS Access
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.09%) JIRA
4 17 (7.23%) gulp
5 15 (6.38%) Subversion
6 12 (5.11%) Maven
7 11 (4.68%) webpack
8 9 (3.83%) Jasmine
8 9 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.98%) Grunt
9 7 (2.98%) jspm
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (2.55%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.13%) Babel
11 5 (2.13%) JUnit
11 5 (2.13%) Moq
11 5 (2.13%) NUnit
11 5 (2.13%) Protractor
12 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (19.15%) Finance
2 11 (4.68%) Banking
2 11 (4.68%) Marketing
3 9 (3.83%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 200 (85.11%) Developer
2 32 (13.62%) ServiceNow Developer
3 30 (12.77%) Scala Developer
4 24 (10.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (9.36%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.09%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (6.38%) Angular Developer
8 15 (6.38%) Architect
9 14 (5.96%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.96%) HTML Developer
10 13 (5.53%) Drupal Developer
11 12 (5.11%) HTML CSS Developer
11 12 (5.11%) UI Developer
12 9 (3.83%) Ruby Developer
12 9 (3.83%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.40%) Designer
14 7 (2.98%) React Developer
15 6 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (82.98%) HTML
2 182 (77.45%) CSS
3 81 (34.47%) jQuery
4 79 (33.62%) REST
5 77 (32.77%) XML
6 73 (31.06%) AngularJS
6 73 (31.06%) HTML5
7 68 (28.94%) JSON
8 64 (27.23%) CSS3
9 59 (25.11%) .NET
10 48 (20.43%) RESTful
11 47 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 42 (17.87%) Web Services
13 39 (16.60%) SOAP
14 37 (15.74%) Spring
15 28 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (11.91%) Play Framework
15 28 (11.91%) XHTML
16 26 (11.06%) Ruby on Rails
17 24 (10.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.36%) User Experience
2 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.55%) W3C
6 5 (2.13%) RIA
6 5 (2.13%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.09%) Windows
2 12 (5.11%) Linux
3 8 (3.40%) Unix
4 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.70%) Android
6 3 (1.28%) Solaris
7 2 (0.85%) Debian
7 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.64%) MVC
3 53 (22.55%) Web Development
4 50 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (20.00%) Scrum
6 41 (17.45%) Test Automation
7 39 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (13.62%) Front End Development
9 27 (11.49%) ITSM
9 27 (11.49%) Service Design
10 26 (11.06%) TDD
11 24 (10.21%) Workflow
12 17 (7.23%) Service Management
12 17 (7.23%) SOLID
13 16 (6.81%) SDLC
14 15 (6.38%) DevOps
14 15 (6.38%) OO
15 13 (5.53%) Analytics
15 13 (5.53%) E-Commerce
16 11 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 175 (74.47%) JavaScript
2 61 (25.96%) SQL
3 56 (23.83%) C#
4 50 (21.28%) Java
5 36 (15.32%) Ruby
6 32 (13.62%) Scala
7 21 (8.94%) PHP
8 14 (5.96%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.96%) TypeScript
9 13 (5.53%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.68%) Python
11 10 (4.26%) Java 8
12 9 (3.83%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.98%) Perl
14 5 (2.13%) Groovy
14 5 (2.13%) XPath
15 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.28%) XQuery
16 2 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (3.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.13%) Degree
3 4 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SANS
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) GDPR
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.28%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.40%) Docker
3 6 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) MIIS
2 5 (2.13%) Kibana
3 4 (1.70%) Terraform
4 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (15.74%) ServiceNow
2 26 (11.06%) Google
3 25 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.81%) Oracle
5 8 (3.40%) Adobe
6 5 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.13%) Splunk
7 3 (1.28%) Netezza
7 3 (1.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) Telerik
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) FireEye
8 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Snow
8 2 (0.85%) Symantec
8 2 (0.85%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.43%) Cadence
9 1 (0.43%) Sony
9 1 (0.43%) VMware