Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 261 268 200
Rank change year-on-year +7 -68 -2
Contract jobs citing Ajax 41 116 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.73% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 2.29% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 72 123
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £351 £363 £300
90th Percentile £549 £506 £488
England median daily rate £445 £455 £425
% change year-on-year -2.20% +7.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% - -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £25.83
% change year-on-year +12.22% +74.22% -39.93%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,655 5,056 4,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.49% 31.84% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,671 3,270 2,991
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £308
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 65 83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £20.20 £19.45 £22.80
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +4.22% -

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the South East

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the South East

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the South East over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the South East

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the South East

Ajax
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Thames Valley +28 13 £400 -3.03% 15
Berkshire +30 11 £400 +50.94% 7
Surrey +34 10 £380 -22.05% 5
West Sussex +23 7 £530 +17.78% 2
East Sussex +9 7 - -
Hampshire -2 4 £438 +2.94% 8
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £275 -36.05% 4
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 36 (87.80%) HTML
2 31 (75.61%) CSS
3 26 (63.41%) HTML5
4 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
5 23 (56.10%) REST
5 23 (56.10%) CSS3
6 19 (46.34%) Web Development
7 17 (41.46%) JSON
7 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
8 16 (39.02%) XML
9 15 (36.59%) MVC
9 15 (36.59%) Spring
9 15 (36.59%) Ruby
9 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
10 14 (34.15%) Google
10 14 (34.15%) Scrum
11 13 (31.71%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (31.71%) Django
11 13 (31.71%) HTTP
11 13 (31.71%) RESTful
11 13 (31.71%) Guice
11 13 (31.71%) Scala
11 13 (31.71%) Play Framework
11 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (29.27%) Service Design
12 12 (29.27%) Spring MVC
13 9 (21.95%) Web Services
13 9 (21.95%) Git (software)

Ajax
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (9.76%) Drupal
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) AWS
2 4 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (9.76%) Serverless
3 3 (7.32%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.44%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) BGP
2 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) OSPF
2 3 (7.32%) RIP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.44%) Power BI
5 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Subversion
3 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.88%) Xcode
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.44%) Mocha
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Scala Developer
3 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) HTML
2 31 (75.61%) CSS
3 26 (63.41%) HTML5
4 23 (56.10%) CSS3
4 23 (56.10%) REST
5 17 (41.46%) JSON
6 16 (39.02%) XML
7 15 (36.59%) Spring
8 13 (31.71%) Django
8 13 (31.71%) Guice
8 13 (31.71%) Play Framework
8 13 (31.71%) RESTful
8 13 (31.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (29.27%) Spring MVC
10 9 (21.95%) jQuery
10 9 (21.95%) Web Services
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
11 6 (14.63%) SOAP
12 5 (12.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) W3C
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Debian
3 1 (2.44%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Web Development
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (36.59%) MVC
4 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
5 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (29.27%) Service Design
7 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.32%) Open Source
10 3 (7.32%) Value Proposition
11 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.88%) Operational Stability
11 2 (4.88%) OWASP
11 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) Ruby
3 13 (31.71%) Scala
4 7 (17.07%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 5 (12.20%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) XPath
7 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.32%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) XQuery
8 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) Clojure
9 1 (2.44%) ES6
9 1 (2.44%) Java 8
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CEH
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) WAI
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Terraform
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Consul
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) logstash
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Google
2 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) FireEye
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.44%) Ensighten
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Snow
5 1 (2.44%) Tealium