Period
to 18 February 2018

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 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 194 201
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -73
Contract jobs citing Ajax 190 164 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 4.00% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 103 131
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £269
90th Percentile £488 £505 £450
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.17% +14.08%
England median hourly rate £25.83 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -39.93% -4.44% +23.29%

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 4,796 4,099 4,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.05% 26.72% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,007 2,455 3,182
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £307 £280 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 126
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%
10th Percentile £22.80 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.59
% change year-on-year - +3.65% +10.26%

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 2018.

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 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
Thames Valley +23 97 £400 +14.29% 48
Oxfordshire +14 46 £425 +21.43% 17
West Sussex +19 32 £450 +9.76% 11
Berkshire -4 29 £350 +7.69% 18
Buckinghamshire -18 22 £313 +8.70% 13
Hampshire -38 22 £363 -14.71% 8
East Sussex +5 18 £313 -9.02% 9
Surrey -25 12 £475 +4.11% 14
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Sussex - 3 £525 -
Kent -10 2 £418 +11.33% 6
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 158 (83.16%) HTML
2 156 (82.11%) CSS
3 142 (74.74%) JavaScript
4 105 (55.26%) jQuery
5 85 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (42.63%) AngularJS
7 71 (37.37%) MVC
8 69 (36.32%) HTML5
9 68 (35.79%) C#
10 65 (34.21%) SQL
11 64 (33.68%) Web Services
11 64 (33.68%) JSON
11 64 (33.68%) CSS3
12 61 (32.11%) REST
13 57 (30.00%) Java
13 57 (30.00%) SQL Server
14 52 (27.37%) Scrum
15 49 (25.79%) .NET
16 45 (23.68%) ASP.NET
16 45 (23.68%) XML
16 45 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (23.16%) Front End Development
18 42 (22.11%) Test Automation
19 40 (21.05%) Web Development
20 35 (18.42%) TDD
20 35 (18.42%) Git (software)
20 35 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (16.84%) Ruby
22 30 (15.79%) Microsoft
23 29 (15.26%) Scala

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 11 (5.79%) Apache
2 10 (5.26%) IIS
3 9 (4.74%) CMS
3 9 (4.74%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.21%) Confluence
4 8 (4.21%) WordPress
5 7 (3.68%) nginx
6 6 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.63%) JBoss
7 5 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.05%) GemFire
9 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) GIMP
1 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.68%) KANA IQ
2 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.68%) GitHub
2 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.16%) npm
4 5 (2.63%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.63%) Google Checkout
5 3 (1.58%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.58%) PaaS
5 3 (1.58%) SaaS
6 2 (1.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (1.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.53%) Force.com
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Route 53
7 1 (0.53%) Serverless
7 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.05%) HTTP
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.16%) MySQL
2 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.63%) Endeca
8 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.58%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.58%) Power BI
10 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.74%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.63%) JUnit
4 23 (12.11%) Subversion
5 20 (10.53%) JIRA
6 15 (7.89%) Maven
6 15 (7.89%) Selenium
7 12 (6.32%) Eclipse
7 12 (6.32%) Visual Studio
8 10 (5.26%) Ant
9 8 (4.21%) Bitbucket
9 8 (4.21%) Grunt
10 7 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.68%) gulp
10 7 (3.68%) Vagrant
10 7 (3.68%) webpack
11 6 (3.16%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.63%) Hudson
12 5 (2.63%) LoadUI
13 4 (2.11%) PyCharm
General
1 15 (7.89%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Banking
3 9 (4.74%) Marketing
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Military
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (82.11%) Developer
2 41 (21.58%) .NET Developer
3 34 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 33 (17.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (16.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 28 (14.74%) AWS Developer
6 28 (14.74%) SQL Developer
7 27 (14.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (14.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Developer
8 24 (12.63%) Architect
9 16 (8.42%) Java Developer
9 16 (8.42%) Web Developer
10 14 (7.37%) PHP Developer
10 14 (7.37%) Scala Developer
11 13 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (6.84%) Technical Architect
12 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.74%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (83.16%) HTML
2 156 (82.11%) CSS
3 105 (55.26%) jQuery
4 81 (42.63%) AngularJS
5 69 (36.32%) HTML5
6 64 (33.68%) CSS3
6 64 (33.68%) JSON
6 64 (33.68%) Web Services
7 61 (32.11%) REST
8 49 (25.79%) .NET
9 45 (23.68%) ASP.NET
9 45 (23.68%) XML
10 28 (14.74%) RESTful
11 21 (11.05%) Django
11 21 (11.05%) Play Framework
11 21 (11.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 20 (10.53%) Spring
13 15 (7.89%) Java EE
13 15 (7.89%) Sass
14 14 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) User Experience
2 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.11%) Clustering
5 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.58%) Wiki
6 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.53%) Blog
6 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.11%) Linux
2 15 (7.89%) Windows
3 7 (3.68%) Windows 2000
3 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.63%) Unix
5 3 (1.58%) Android
5 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (37.37%) MVC
3 52 (27.37%) Scrum
4 45 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (23.16%) Front End Development
6 42 (22.11%) Test Automation
7 40 (21.05%) Web Development
8 35 (18.42%) TDD
9 28 (14.74%) OO
10 23 (12.11%) Configuration Management
11 20 (10.53%) Kanban
12 19 (10.00%) SDLC
13 18 (9.47%) OOP
13 18 (9.47%) Open Source
14 17 (8.95%) Mentoring
14 17 (8.95%) Unit Testing
15 15 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (6.84%) Web Design
17 12 (6.32%) User Stories
18 11 (5.79%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 142 (74.74%) JavaScript
2 68 (35.79%) C#
3 65 (34.21%) SQL
4 57 (30.00%) Java
5 32 (16.84%) Ruby
6 29 (15.26%) Scala
7 28 (14.74%) VB.NET
8 22 (11.58%) Python
9 20 (10.53%) PHP
10 8 (4.21%) C++
11 7 (3.68%) Perl
11 7 (3.68%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.68%) VBScript
12 6 (3.16%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.11%) PHP 7
14 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.58%) ES6
15 3 (1.58%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.05%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.21%) Degree
2 5 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) Oracle
3 17 (8.95%) Google
4 7 (3.68%) KANA
5 6 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.63%) Coremetrics
6 5 (2.63%) hybris
6 5 (2.63%) PayPal
7 3 (1.58%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.05%) Adobe
8 2 (1.05%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Omniture
9 1 (0.53%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.53%) VMware
9 1 (0.53%) Xamarin