Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 230 222
Rank change year-on-year -48 -8 -67
Contract jobs citing Ajax 848 980 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.09% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 3.49% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 709 807
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £291
90th Percentile £575 £564 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 15
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +16.22% +10.45%
10th Percentile £22.25 £39.12 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.55 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year -18.60% +22.47% +8.87%

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 29,792 28,048 28,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.27% 31.25% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,457 19,488 19,891
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 309 514
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.20 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -74 391 £450 - 99
South East +14 203 £400 +8.11% 89
North of England -13 101 £375 +0.67% 87
Midlands -22 77 £375 -9.09% 51
North West +7 51 £375 +4.17% 59
East of England +6 48 £388 +3.33% 40
West Midlands +12 47 £306 -0.41% 18
Yorkshire -10 40 £375 -2.60% 24
South West -11 35 £375 - 23
East Midlands -25 29 £394 -6.25% 32
North East +40 9 £483 +30.41% 4
Ajax
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 640 (75.47%) HTML
2 625 (73.70%) JavaScript
3 611 (72.05%) CSS
4 410 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
5 385 (45.40%) jQuery
6 312 (36.79%) AngularJS
7 284 (33.49%) HTML5
8 283 (33.37%) Java
9 274 (32.31%) SQL
10 273 (32.19%) C#
11 252 (29.72%) Web Services
11 252 (29.72%) MVC
12 246 (29.01%) .NET
13 245 (28.89%) XML
14 229 (27.00%) JSON
15 220 (25.94%) REST
16 215 (25.35%) CSS3
17 210 (24.76%) SQL Server
18 204 (24.06%) Git (software)
19 175 (20.64%) Scrum
20 174 (20.52%) Finance
21 173 (20.40%) ASP.NET
22 165 (19.46%) TDD
23 158 (18.63%) Front End Development
24 153 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
25 134 (15.80%) Oracle
25 134 (15.80%) Web Development
26 133 (15.68%) OO
27 132 (15.57%) Spring
28 131 (15.45%) Test Automation

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 95 (11.20%) CMS
2 57 (6.72%) Apache
3 42 (4.95%) WebSphere
4 39 (4.60%) Confluence
5 35 (4.13%) IIS
6 32 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (3.42%) Apache Solr
8 26 (3.07%) JBoss
9 25 (2.95%) SharePoint
10 23 (2.71%) Drupal
10 23 (2.71%) WebLogic
11 20 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 20 (2.36%) WordPress
12 18 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.89%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.65%) nginx
14 14 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.71%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.30%) GIMP
3 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (1.77%) Magento
2 7 (0.83%) KANA IQ
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.47%) RMDS
4 2 (0.24%) Maximo
4 2 (0.24%) Shopify
4 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Endur
5 1 (0.12%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.54%) GitHub
3 29 (3.42%) npm
4 22 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (2.24%) SaaS
6 18 (2.12%) Force.com
6 18 (2.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 16 (1.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 11 (1.30%) PaaS
9 10 (1.18%) Trello
10 9 (1.06%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.59%) Google Checkout
11 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.59%) IaaS
12 4 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.47%) Office 365
12 4 (0.47%) Serverless
12 4 (0.47%) Slack
13 2 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.49%) HTTP
2 23 (2.71%) Internet
3 16 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.42%) SSL
5 9 (1.06%) Firewall
6 8 (0.94%) Intranet
7 7 (0.83%) SMS
8 6 (0.71%) LAN
8 6 (0.71%) Skype
9 4 (0.47%) DNS
9 4 (0.47%) IMAP
9 4 (0.47%) LDAP
9 4 (0.47%) SMTP
10 3 (0.35%) FTP
11 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.12%) Extranet
11 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 101 (11.91%) Relational Database
3 92 (10.85%) MySQL
4 69 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 65 (7.67%) NoSQL
6 47 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 26 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (2.48%) Oracle Database
12 18 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.65%) OLTP
14 11 (1.30%) Big Data
14 11 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.94%) Endeca
16 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 204 (24.06%) Git (software)
2 126 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 88 (10.38%) Subversion
4 82 (9.67%) JUnit
5 80 (9.43%) JIRA
5 80 (9.43%) Maven
6 59 (6.96%) Visual Studio
7 58 (6.84%) Ant
8 53 (6.25%) Eclipse
9 52 (6.13%) Selenium
10 44 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (4.83%) SoapUI
12 40 (4.72%) gulp
13 37 (4.36%) Grunt
14 30 (3.54%) NUnit
15 29 (3.42%) Moq
15 29 (3.42%) MSTest
16 28 (3.30%) Jasmine
16 28 (3.30%) TeamCity
17 24 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 174 (20.52%) Finance
2 70 (8.25%) Banking
3 53 (6.25%) Marketing
4 28 (3.30%) Retail
5 20 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.18%) Electronics
8 10 (1.18%) Publishing
9 9 (1.06%) Automotive
10 8 (0.94%) Games
11 6 (0.71%) Advertising
12 5 (0.59%) Front Office
13 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 669 (78.89%) Developer
2 141 (16.63%) .NET Developer
3 112 (13.21%) C# Developer
4 108 (12.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 102 (12.03%) Java Developer
6 84 (9.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 82 (9.67%) Architect
8 67 (7.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 57 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 52 (6.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 52 (6.13%) Senior Developer
11 48 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (5.19%) ServiceNow Developer
13 43 (5.07%) PHP Developer
14 42 (4.95%) Angular Developer
15 38 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 36 (4.25%) UI Developer
17 33 (3.89%) SQL Developer
18 32 (3.77%) HTML Developer
19 31 (3.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (75.47%) HTML
2 611 (72.05%) CSS
3 385 (45.40%) jQuery
4 312 (36.79%) AngularJS
5 284 (33.49%) HTML5
6 252 (29.72%) Web Services
7 246 (29.01%) .NET
8 245 (28.89%) XML
9 229 (27.00%) JSON
10 220 (25.94%) REST
11 215 (25.35%) CSS3
12 173 (20.40%) ASP.NET
13 132 (15.57%) Spring
14 128 (15.09%) RESTful
15 125 (14.74%) SOAP
16 92 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 90 (10.61%) Node.js
18 88 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 80 (9.43%) React
20 73 (8.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 118 (13.92%) User Experience
2 39 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (2.59%) Web 2.0
5 20 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.12%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.89%) CMDB
9 15 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.30%) Fintech
11 11 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.30%) W3C
12 10 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.83%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.71%) Clustering
15 5 (0.59%) RIA
15 5 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (14.15%) Linux
2 82 (9.67%) Windows
3 49 (5.78%) Unix
4 21 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.00%) Android
6 15 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.83%) Windows 2000
8 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.35%) Solaris
9 3 (0.35%) VMS
10 2 (0.24%) HPUX
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (29.72%) MVC
3 175 (20.64%) Scrum
4 165 (19.46%) TDD
5 158 (18.63%) Front End Development
6 153 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (15.80%) Web Development
8 133 (15.68%) OO
9 131 (15.45%) Test Automation
10 87 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 86 (10.14%) SDLC
12 78 (9.20%) Responsive Web Design
13 73 (8.61%) OOP
14 72 (8.49%) Mentoring
15 68 (8.02%) Unit Testing
16 64 (7.55%) Web Design
17 63 (7.43%) Open Source
18 58 (6.84%) Kanban
19 56 (6.60%) BDD
20 52 (6.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 625 (73.70%) JavaScript
2 283 (33.37%) Java
3 274 (32.31%) SQL
4 273 (32.19%) C#
5 109 (12.85%) PHP
6 97 (11.44%) Python
7 75 (8.84%) Ruby
8 71 (8.37%) Scala
9 62 (7.31%) T-SQL
10 50 (5.90%) VB.NET
11 38 (4.48%) Perl
12 36 (4.25%) TypeScript
13 24 (2.83%) Shell Script
14 22 (2.59%) C++
15 21 (2.48%) Apex Code
16 18 (2.12%) ES6
17 15 (1.77%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.65%) PowerShell
19 13 (1.53%) Groovy
20 12 (1.42%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (4.60%) Degree
2 19 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.47%) PMP
6 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.35%) MCP
6 3 (0.35%) MCPD
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.31%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.24%) CDISC
2 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.24%) GxP
2 2 (0.24%) HL7
2 2 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 52 (6.13%) Docker
2 10 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.47%) LXC
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (2.48%) Puppet
2 18 (2.12%) Ansible
3 12 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.94%) Kibana
5 6 (0.71%) logstash
5 6 (0.71%) Rancher
6 4 (0.47%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 134 (15.80%) Oracle
2 88 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 61 (7.19%) Google
4 58 (6.84%) ServiceNow
5 31 (3.66%) Sitecore
6 24 (2.83%) Adobe
6 24 (2.83%) IBM
7 22 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (2.12%) ATG
9 17 (2.00%) SAP
10 16 (1.89%) Perforce
11 13 (1.53%) Demandware
12 12 (1.42%) hybris
13 11 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (1.18%) MuleSoft
14 10 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.18%) Tableau
15 8 (0.94%) Intershop
15 8 (0.94%) Zend
16 7 (0.83%) KANA