Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 248 267 201
Rank change year-on-year +19 -66 -30
Contract jobs citing Ajax 34 114 180
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.73% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 2.37% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 70 122
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £359 £300
90th Percentile £547 £506 £488
England median daily rate £413 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -13.16% +11.76% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% - -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £50.00 £28.37
% change year-on-year +1.00% +76.24% -34.02%

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 2,252 4,801 4,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.27% 30.66% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,398 3,136 3,109
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £584 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 87
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.57 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.73% +3.48% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30.00 £19.68 £17.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.85 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -14.64% +2.44% +1.23%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ajax as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ajax in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Ajax in the South East

Ajax
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ajax in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ajax in the South East

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ajax in the South East.

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 4 April 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 +41 13 £400 -9.86% 7
Berkshire +39 12 £400 -28.89% 3
Surrey +56 10 £380 -22.05% 5
West Sussex +30 7 £530 +17.78% 2
Hampshire +14 4 £438 +2.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - - 2
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 29 (85.29%) HTML
2 24 (70.59%) CSS
3 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (55.88%) HTML5
5 17 (50.00%) REST
5 17 (50.00%) CSS3
6 13 (38.24%) XML
6 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (32.35%) Web Services
8 10 (29.41%) Scrum
8 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
8 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
9 9 (26.47%) Ruby
9 9 (26.47%) Web Development
9 9 (26.47%) JSON
10 8 (23.53%) Spring
10 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
11 7 (20.59%) Scala
11 7 (20.59%) AWS
11 7 (20.59%) Play Framework
11 7 (20.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (20.59%) Serverless
11 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (20.59%) Google
11 7 (20.59%) jQuery
12 6 (17.65%) Django
12 6 (17.65%) Drupal
12 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails

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 6 (17.65%) Drupal
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) AWS
1 7 (20.59%) Serverless
2 6 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (5.88%) Heroku
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.94%) Azure
5 1 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) BGP
2 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) OSPF
2 3 (8.82%) RIP
3 1 (2.94%) DSL
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) Subversion
4 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) Mocha
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Scala Developer
3 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Angular Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.82%) React Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) HTML
2 24 (70.59%) CSS
3 19 (55.88%) HTML5
4 17 (50.00%) CSS3
4 17 (50.00%) REST
5 13 (38.24%) XML
6 11 (32.35%) Web Services
7 9 (26.47%) JSON
8 8 (23.53%) Spring
9 7 (20.59%) jQuery
9 7 (20.59%) Play Framework
10 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.65%) Django
10 6 (17.65%) Guice
10 6 (17.65%) Node.js
10 6 (17.65%) RESTful
10 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (14.71%) SOAP
11 5 (14.71%) Spring MVC
12 4 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
1 2 (5.88%) W3C
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) Web Development
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
7 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) Service Design
8 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.82%) Value Proposition
10 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.88%) ITIL
10 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.88%) OWASP
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) Scala
4 5 (14.71%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) ES6
6 3 (8.82%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.88%) Java 8
7 2 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.88%) XPath
7 2 (5.88%) XQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CEH
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) WAI
2 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Terraform
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Consul
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.82%) Packer
3 2 (5.88%) Kibana
4 1 (2.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Google
2 6 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) FireEye
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
4 2 (5.88%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Ensighten
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Snow
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Tealium