Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 442 302 230
Rank change year-on-year -140 -72 +11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 422 807 1,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.87% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.47% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 553 693
England median daily rate £463 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £310 £298 £305
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
England median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.03% +1.30% +5.48%
10th Percentile £30.03 £32.63 £27.95
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +41.03% +1.30% +5.48%

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 26,222 32,684 28,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.81% 35.06% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,427 23,282 20,008
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 332 371
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +8.11%
10th Percentile £18.50 £16.33 £15.08
90th Percentile £61.45 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +9.59%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 -28 235 £475 -3.80% 38
South East -84 67 £368 -8.13% 62
North of England -33 42 £450 +5.88% 47
Midlands -47 33 £300 -29.08% 24
South West -16 26 £485 +38.57% 19
Yorkshire +30 24 £400 -20.00% 17
West Midlands -21 23 £331 -26.39% 11
East of England +16 20 £388 -13.89% 15
North West -57 15 £450 +5.88% 28
East Midlands -10 10 £288 -28.13% 12
North East +15 3 £513 +58.18% 2
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 339 (80.33%) JavaScript
2 331 (78.44%) HTML
3 308 (72.99%) CSS
4 181 (42.89%) jQuery
5 179 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
6 169 (40.05%) AngularJS
7 143 (33.89%) XML
8 139 (32.94%) MVC
9 136 (32.23%) .NET
10 133 (31.52%) HTML5
11 123 (29.15%) C#
12 119 (28.20%) JSON
13 112 (26.54%) Java
14 104 (24.64%) SQL Server
15 99 (23.46%) ASP.NET
15 99 (23.46%) CSS3
16 96 (22.75%) Git (software)
17 89 (21.09%) Web Services
18 87 (20.62%) SQL
19 85 (20.14%) TDD
19 85 (20.14%) REST
20 77 (18.25%) Web Development
21 75 (17.77%) RESTful
22 71 (16.82%) Microsoft
23 70 (16.59%) SOAP
24 69 (16.35%) Front End Development
25 65 (15.40%) Finance
26 64 (15.17%) React
27 55 (13.03%) MySQL
27 55 (13.03%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 46 (10.90%) CMS
2 28 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (3.55%) Apache
4 15 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.32%) Drupal
5 14 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.61%) IIS
7 11 (2.61%) JBoss
8 10 (2.37%) Confluence
9 6 (1.42%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.42%) Appian
9 6 (1.42%) WordPress
10 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.95%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.71%) Liferay
12 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 33 (7.82%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.55%) GIMP
3 10 (2.37%) Sketch
4 7 (1.66%) Zeplin
5 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.71%) FreeHand
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.24%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.71%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.77%) Azure
2 21 (4.98%) SaaS
3 20 (4.74%) AWS
4 19 (4.50%) Office 365
5 13 (3.08%) PaaS
6 12 (2.84%) GitHub
7 11 (2.61%) npm
8 8 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 8 (1.90%) IaaS
9 7 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (1.66%) Force.com
9 7 (1.66%) Serverless
10 6 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.95%) Yammer
12 3 (0.71%) Akamai
12 3 (0.71%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.71%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) HTTP
2 6 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) SSH
4 2 (0.47%) DSL
4 2 (0.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.47%) MPLS
5 1 (0.24%) POP3
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.03%) MySQL
3 31 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.71%) Big Data
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.71%) Power BI
11 3 (0.71%) Redis
12 2 (0.47%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 96 (22.75%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.19%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.48%) Visual Studio
4 32 (7.58%) JIRA
5 30 (7.11%) Maven
5 30 (7.11%) Subversion
6 29 (6.87%) JUnit
7 24 (5.69%) Grunt
7 24 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (5.45%) Jasmine
9 19 (4.50%) gulp
10 18 (4.27%) jMock
11 17 (4.03%) Bitbucket
11 17 (4.03%) Selenium
12 16 (3.79%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (3.55%) IntelliJ
14 13 (3.08%) Cucumber
15 12 (2.84%) Eclipse
15 12 (2.84%) webpack
16 11 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 65 (15.40%) Finance
2 19 (4.50%) Banking
2 19 (4.50%) Marketing
2 19 (4.50%) Retail
3 8 (1.90%) Games
4 7 (1.66%) Law
5 6 (1.42%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.95%) Automotive
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 358 (84.83%) Developer
2 62 (14.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 59 (13.98%) .NET Developer
4 46 (10.90%) ServiceNow Developer
5 44 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 38 (9.00%) C# Developer
7 32 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (7.35%) Angular Developer
9 22 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (4.74%) Architect
11 19 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (4.50%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.27%) React Developer
13 16 (3.79%) PHP Developer
14 15 (3.55%) SharePoint Developer
14 15 (3.55%) UI Developer
15 14 (3.32%) CRM Developer
15 14 (3.32%) Designer
15 14 (3.32%) Technical Architect
16 12 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (78.44%) HTML
2 308 (72.99%) CSS
3 181 (42.89%) jQuery
4 169 (40.05%) AngularJS
5 143 (33.89%) XML
6 136 (32.23%) .NET
7 133 (31.52%) HTML5
8 119 (28.20%) JSON
9 99 (23.46%) ASP.NET
9 99 (23.46%) CSS3
10 89 (21.09%) Web Services
11 85 (20.14%) REST
12 75 (17.77%) RESTful
13 70 (16.59%) SOAP
14 64 (15.17%) React
15 55 (13.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 54 (12.80%) .NET Framework
16 54 (12.80%) Node.js
17 53 (12.56%) Spring
18 43 (10.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.53%) User Experience
2 20 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.84%) W3C
7 9 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.90%) CMDB
8 8 (1.90%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.90%) Social Media
8 8 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
9 6 (1.42%) Animation
10 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.95%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.71%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.11%) Windows
2 22 (5.21%) Linux
3 13 (3.08%) Unix
4 12 (2.84%) Android
4 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.90%) VMS
6 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.66%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (32.94%) MVC
3 85 (20.14%) TDD
4 77 (18.25%) Web Development
5 69 (16.35%) Front End Development
6 48 (11.37%) Scrum
7 47 (11.14%) ITSM
8 45 (10.66%) Test Automation
9 43 (10.19%) OO
10 40 (9.48%) Service Management
11 37 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 35 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (8.06%) Analytics
14 32 (7.58%) SDLC
15 28 (6.64%) Microservices
16 27 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (6.40%) CRM
16 27 (6.40%) Open Source
16 27 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
17 25 (5.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 339 (80.33%) JavaScript
2 123 (29.15%) C#
3 112 (26.54%) Java
4 87 (20.62%) SQL
5 41 (9.72%) PHP
6 31 (7.35%) TypeScript
7 21 (4.98%) Python
7 21 (4.98%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.32%) Ruby
9 9 (2.13%) Apex Code
9 9 (2.13%) Perl
10 7 (1.66%) C
10 7 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.42%) C++
11 6 (1.42%) Scala
12 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.18%) SOQL
13 4 (0.95%) Java 8
14 3 (0.71%) ES6
14 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.21%) Degree
3 15 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.71%) SANS
8 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.98%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.47%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (9.00%) Docker
2 7 (1.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.61%) Ansible
2 5 (1.18%) Kibana
2 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.95%) Puppet
3 4 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.71%) Rancher
4 3 (0.71%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.47%) logstash
5 2 (0.47%) Terraform
5 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.24%) MIIS
6 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.85%) ServiceNow
3 46 (10.90%) Oracle
4 40 (9.48%) Adobe
5 17 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.84%) Google
6 12 (2.84%) MuleSoft
7 10 (2.37%) Telerik
8 6 (1.42%) Perforce
9 5 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.18%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.18%) Sony
10 4 (0.95%) Apttus
10 4 (0.95%) Zend
11 3 (0.71%) Citrix
11 3 (0.71%) HP
11 3 (0.71%) IBM
11 3 (0.71%) Micro Focus
11 3 (0.71%) SAP
11 3 (0.71%) Teradata