Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 199 146
Rank change year-on-year -94 -53 +11
Contract jobs citing Ajax 70 201 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 1.20% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 3.75% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 130 159
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £293 £293 £313
90th Percentile £512 £500 £500
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +1.12%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +41.03% +1.30% +14.07%

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 4,108 5,362 4,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.83% 31.89% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,568 3,495 2,650
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 94 86
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £21.94 £11.08 £12.75
90th Percentile £62.90 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.22% +11.11%

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 17 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 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
Hampshire -21 27 £325 -16.67% 12
Thames Valley -3 26 £438 +4.17% 24
Buckinghamshire +13 11 £441 -1.94% 4
Berkshire -9 9 £563 +28.57% 14
East Sussex -23 8 £463 +37.04% 4
Oxfordshire +13 6 £319 -24.11% 6
Surrey +10 4 £319 -28.77% 7
West Sussex -12 4 £550 +18.92% 6
Kent -18 1 £338 +17.39% 3
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 63 (90.00%) HTML
2 59 (84.29%) CSS
3 58 (82.86%) JavaScript
4 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (62.86%) .NET
6 41 (58.57%) C#
7 33 (47.14%) MVC
8 31 (44.29%) XML
8 31 (44.29%) JSON
9 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 30 (42.86%) jQuery
10 29 (41.43%) SQL Server
11 26 (37.14%) REST
12 25 (35.71%) Web Development
13 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 20 (28.57%) HTML5
15 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
16 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (22.86%) SQL
18 15 (21.43%) Web Services
18 15 (21.43%) OOP
18 15 (21.43%) CSS3
19 14 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
19 14 (20.00%) Scrum
20 13 (18.57%) RESTful
20 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (17.14%) TypeScript
21 12 (17.14%) TDD
21 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework

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 9 (12.86%) CMS
2 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.71%) ColdFusion
2 4 (5.71%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Drupal
4 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) GitHub
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Slack
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) MS Access
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.43%) JIRA
5 7 (10.00%) Subversion
6 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.14%) Maven
7 5 (7.14%) Selenium
8 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.71%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.86%) FishEye
9 2 (2.86%) JUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Mocha
9 2 (2.86%) MSTest
9 2 (2.86%) NUnit
9 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.43%) Grunt
10 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Automotive
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Avionics
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.29%) ColdFusion Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Development Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) EPiServer Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (90.00%) HTML
2 59 (84.29%) CSS
3 44 (62.86%) .NET
4 31 (44.29%) JSON
4 31 (44.29%) XML
5 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 30 (42.86%) jQuery
6 26 (37.14%) REST
7 20 (28.57%) HTML5
8 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
9 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (21.43%) CSS3
10 15 (21.43%) Web Services
11 14 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (18.57%) RESTful
13 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
14 10 (14.29%) Kendo UI
14 10 (14.29%) SOAP
14 10 (14.29%) Spring
15 9 (12.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) CMDB
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) W3C
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) MVC
3 25 (35.71%) Web Development
4 15 (21.43%) OOP
5 14 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (17.14%) TDD
7 10 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (12.86%) Microservices
9 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.43%) SOLID
10 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.14%) OO
11 5 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.14%) Wireframes
12 4 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (5.71%) ITIL
12 4 (5.71%) Service Design
12 4 (5.71%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (82.86%) JavaScript
2 41 (58.57%) C#
3 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 12 (17.14%) TypeScript
5 11 (15.71%) Java
6 7 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Ruby
7 4 (5.71%) Scala
8 3 (4.29%) C
8 3 (4.29%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) PHP 7
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) ES6
10 1 (1.43%) ES7
10 1 (1.43%) Java 8
10 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Telerik
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe
4 4 (5.71%) Google
4 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Zend
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy