The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
England / London
Rank 253 219 191
Rank change year-on-year -34 -28  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 153 220 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 1.00% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 3.15% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 167 170
Median daily rate £425 £438 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +8.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +22.85% -6.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6686 6989 6301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.81% 31.78% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 5229 4550
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in London

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in London

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in London

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
City of London 0 25 £425 -15.00% 14
Wimbledon - 4 £275 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £425 -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
Heathrow - 1 £413 -
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 370 (90.24%) HTML
2 352 (85.85%) CSS
3 344 (83.90%) JavaScript
4 217 (52.93%) jQuery
5 201 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 171 (41.71%) HTML5
7 170 (41.46%) XML
8 156 (38.05%) JSON
9 154 (37.56%) AngularJS
10 134 (32.68%) CSS3
11 132 (32.20%) Web Services
12 116 (28.29%) SQL
13 113 (27.56%) MVC
14 106 (25.85%) Java
15 102 (24.88%) OO
16 94 (22.93%) TDD
17 86 (20.98%) REST
18 83 (20.24%) Front End Development
19 80 (19.51%) RESTful
19 80 (19.51%) C#
20 77 (18.78%) .NET
21 76 (18.54%) Web Development
22 73 (17.80%) Scrum
23 70 (17.07%) CMS
23 70 (17.07%) Git (software)
24 68 (16.59%) SOAP
25 63 (15.37%) SQL Server
25 63 (15.37%) Spring
26 58 (14.15%) ASP.NET
27 57 (13.90%) User Experience

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 70 (17.07%) CMS
2 46 (11.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 43 (10.49%) Apache
4 29 (7.07%) Apache Solr
5 18 (4.39%) JBoss
6 16 (3.90%) IIS
7 14 (3.41%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (2.93%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.93%) WebLogic Portal
10 11 (2.68%) Drupal
11 10 (2.44%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.95%) Confluence
13 7 (1.71%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.46%) WordPress
15 5 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.98%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (6.34%) Photoshop
2 20 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.71%) Fireworks
6 5 (1.22%) GIMP
7 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.49%) InVision
7 2 (0.49%) MS Office
7 2 (0.49%) MS Project
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) RMDS
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.17%) GitHub
4 10 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.20%) Heroku
6 5 (1.22%) Akamai
6 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.98%) SaaS
8 3 (0.73%) PaaS
9 2 (0.49%) IaaS
9 2 (0.49%) Office 365
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.93%) HTTP
2 22 (5.37%) SSL
3 16 (3.90%) Internet
4 14 (3.41%) DNS
5 8 (1.95%) Intranet
6 7 (1.71%) RTP
6 7 (1.71%) RTSP
6 7 (1.71%) SMTP
7 5 (1.22%) SSH
8 4 (0.98%) LDAP
8 4 (0.98%) SNMP
8 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.49%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.24%) Extranet
10 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.24%) PBX
10 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.46%) MySQL
3 34 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.20%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.98%) Big Data
13 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.73%) DB2
14 3 (0.73%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.02%) Subversion
3 29 (7.07%) JIRA
4 28 (6.83%) Grunt
4 28 (6.83%) Maven
5 24 (5.85%) Jasmine
5 24 (5.85%) Selenium
6 23 (5.61%) JUnit
7 21 (5.12%) Karma Test Runner
8 20 (4.88%) gulp
9 18 (4.39%) Jenkins
10 15 (3.66%) webpack
11 14 (3.41%) Bower
11 14 (3.41%) Visual Studio
12 11 (2.68%) JSHint
12 11 (2.68%) Protractor
12 11 (2.68%) QUnit
13 10 (2.44%) Ant
14 9 (2.20%) Cucumber
14 9 (2.20%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (10.98%) Finance
2 34 (8.29%) Banking
3 16 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.93%) Advertising
4 12 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.44%) Marketing
6 9 (2.20%) Retail
7 8 (1.95%) Publishing
8 4 (0.98%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Front Office
9 3 (0.73%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 344 (83.90%) Developer
2 83 (20.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 61 (14.88%) Java Developer
4 42 (10.24%) ServiceNow Developer
5 40 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 38 (9.27%) .NET Developer
7 34 (8.29%) HTML Developer
8 33 (8.05%) Senior Developer
9 29 (7.07%) Angular Developer
10 25 (6.10%) Architect
10 25 (6.10%) HTML CSS Developer
11 24 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (5.85%) UI Developer
12 22 (5.37%) C# Developer
13 20 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.63%) Agile Developer
15 17 (4.15%) Web Developer
16 16 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
16 16 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
17 15 (3.66%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (90.24%) HTML
2 352 (85.85%) CSS
3 217 (52.93%) jQuery
4 171 (41.71%) HTML5
5 170 (41.46%) XML
6 156 (38.05%) JSON
7 154 (37.56%) AngularJS
8 134 (32.68%) CSS3
9 132 (32.20%) Web Services
10 86 (20.98%) REST
11 80 (19.51%) RESTful
12 77 (18.78%) .NET
13 68 (16.59%) SOAP
14 63 (15.37%) Spring
15 58 (14.15%) ASP.NET
16 44 (10.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 42 (10.24%) XHTML
18 41 (10.00%) Backbone.js
18 41 (10.00%) React
19 39 (9.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.90%) User Experience
2 35 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.41%) CMDB
3 14 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.93%) Virtual Team
6 11 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.68%) Graphic Design
7 9 (2.20%) Blog
7 9 (2.20%) Interactive TV
7 9 (2.20%) W3C
8 8 (1.95%) Equities
9 7 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.71%) MPEG
9 7 (1.71%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.98%) Fintech
12 4 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.37%) Linux
1 22 (5.37%) Windows
2 19 (4.63%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.15%) Android
4 9 (2.20%) Unix
5 7 (1.71%) webOS
5 7 (1.71%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.71%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.49%) CentOS
7 2 (0.49%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.49%) Solaris
7 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (27.56%) MVC
3 102 (24.88%) OO
4 94 (22.93%) TDD
5 83 (20.24%) Front End Development
6 76 (18.54%) Web Development
7 73 (17.80%) Scrum
8 49 (11.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 42 (10.24%) Prototyping
10 41 (10.00%) ITSM
11 39 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (8.29%) BDD
12 34 (8.29%) SDLC
13 32 (7.80%) Kanban
13 32 (7.80%) Service Management
14 31 (7.56%) OOD
15 29 (7.07%) Configuration Management
15 29 (7.07%) OOP
16 25 (6.10%) UML
16 25 (6.10%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 344 (83.90%) JavaScript
2 116 (28.29%) SQL
3 106 (25.85%) Java
4 80 (19.51%) C#
5 48 (11.71%) PHP
6 35 (8.54%) Ruby
7 24 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 23 (5.61%) Python
8 23 (5.61%) Scala
9 17 (4.15%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.68%) Perl
11 8 (1.95%) C
11 8 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.22%) PHP 5
15 4 (0.98%) C++
15 4 (0.98%) PHP 4
16 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (6.59%) Degree
2 21 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.44%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.20%) QA
2 8 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.93%) Docker
2 8 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.46%) Ansible
4 3 (0.73%) Puppet
5 2 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Control-M
6 1 (0.24%) Kibana
6 1 (0.24%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 48 (11.71%) Adobe
1 48 (11.71%) ServiceNow
2 46 (11.22%) Oracle
3 28 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.68%) BEA
5 9 (2.20%) Google
6 8 (1.95%) Perforce
6 8 (1.95%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.71%) Brightcove
8 5 (1.22%) Workday
9 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.98%) Sybase
10 3 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.73%) F5
10 3 (0.73%) Telerik
11 2 (0.49%) Canoo
11 2 (0.49%) IBM
11 2 (0.49%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.49%) Sage
11 2 (0.49%) Sencha
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