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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
England / South East
Rank 98 160 169
Rank change year-on-year +62 +9  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 155 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.97% 1.18% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.47% 5.01% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 53 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £38.00
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2074 2177 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.41% 23.67% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1457 1341
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +47 41 £400 +20.75% 10
Buckinghamshire +20 30 £350 - 3
Oxfordshire +12 27 £350 +16.66% 7
Surrey +22 23 £340 -8.70% 1
West Sussex -26 22 £410 +19.27% 6
Kent +5 6 £335 +3.87%
Berkshire +19 5 £325 -29.72% 11
East Sussex +6 2 £281 -22.41% 2
Ajax
England

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 188 (89.52%) HTML
2 180 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 176 (83.81%) CSS
4 147 (70.00%) jQuery
5 98 (46.67%) C#
5 98 (46.67%) MVC
6 91 (43.33%) HTML5
7 90 (42.86%) CSS3
8 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (38.10%) Web Development
10 77 (36.67%) .NET
11 74 (35.24%) Git (software)
12 72 (34.29%) SQL
13 70 (33.33%) ASP.NET
14 58 (27.62%) SQL Server
15 54 (25.71%) AngularJS
16 50 (23.81%) Java
17 46 (21.90%) XML
18 45 (21.43%) Oracle
19 44 (20.95%) Subversion
20 43 (20.48%) Web Services
21 42 (20.00%) Scrum
21 42 (20.00%) Front End Development
22 41 (19.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 41 (19.52%) Oracle Database
23 39 (18.57%) CMS
24 38 (18.10%) OWASP
24 38 (18.10%) User Experience
25 37 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
26 36 (17.14%) Linux

Ajax
Top Related 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 39 (18.57%) CMS
2 28 (13.33%) EPiServer
3 21 (10.00%) IIS
4 16 (7.62%) Confluence
5 12 (5.71%) Apache
5 12 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.76%) Umbraco
7 9 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.33%) JBoss
9 7 (3.33%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.43%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.43%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.48%) phpBB
13 1 (0.48%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (11.43%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.43%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Boomi
2 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.86%) IaaS
3 6 (2.86%) PaaS
4 5 (2.38%) GitHub
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.95%) Google Checkout
7 1 (0.48%) Force.com
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.05%) HTTP
2 5 (2.38%) Extranet
2 5 (2.38%) Intranet
3 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.43%) LDAP
5 2 (0.95%) DNS
5 2 (0.95%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.95%) SNMP
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.52%) Oracle Database
3 35 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 17 (8.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (3.33%) MS Access
10 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.86%) MySQL
11 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.43%) DB2
13 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 74 (35.24%) Git (software)
2 44 (20.95%) Subversion
3 32 (15.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 20 (9.52%) JUnit
6 19 (9.05%) JIRA
7 15 (7.14%) Selenium
8 13 (6.19%) Oracle APEX
9 12 (5.71%) TeamCity
9 12 (5.71%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.29%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.29%) Mockito
11 8 (3.81%) Maven
12 6 (2.86%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (2.38%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.38%) Hudson
13 5 (2.38%) Moq
13 5 (2.38%) MSTest
13 5 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 21 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (1.90%) Advertising
3 4 (1.90%) Electronics
3 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.90%) Publishing
3 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.43%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (95.71%) Developer
2 63 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 53 (25.24%) .NET Developer
4 49 (23.33%) Web Developer
5 42 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 41 (19.52%) C# Developer
7 39 (18.57%) HTML Developer
8 34 (16.19%) HTML CSS Developer
9 31 (14.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (12.38%) EPiServer Developer
12 25 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 25 (11.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 25 (11.90%) Java Developer
13 20 (9.52%) SQL Developer
14 16 (7.62%) Scala Developer
15 14 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
16 13 (6.19%) Angular Developer
17 10 (4.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (89.52%) HTML
2 176 (83.81%) CSS
3 147 (70.00%) jQuery
4 91 (43.33%) HTML5
5 90 (42.86%) CSS3
6 77 (36.67%) .NET
7 70 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 54 (25.71%) AngularJS
9 46 (21.90%) XML
10 43 (20.48%) Web Services
11 41 (19.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (15.71%) React
14 32 (15.24%) Django
14 32 (15.24%) Spring
15 31 (14.76%) REST
16 30 (14.29%) Sass
17 29 (13.81%) XHTML
18 27 (12.86%) .NET Framework
18 27 (12.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.10%) User Experience
2 13 (6.19%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.48%) iPad
5 1 (0.48%) PKI
5 1 (0.48%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.48%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.48%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.14%) Linux
2 26 (12.38%) Unix
2 26 (12.38%) Windows
3 3 (1.43%) AIX
3 3 (1.43%) Android
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.67%) MVC
2 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (38.10%) Web Development
4 42 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 42 (20.00%) Scrum
5 38 (18.10%) OWASP
6 37 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 32 (15.24%) Wireframes
8 28 (13.33%) TDD
9 18 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (7.62%) Automated Testing
10 16 (7.62%) Configuration Management
11 15 (7.14%) Open Source
11 15 (7.14%) Web Design
12 14 (6.67%) Service Design
13 13 (6.19%) Analytics
13 13 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.19%) OOP
14 12 (5.71%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 180 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 98 (46.67%) C#
3 72 (34.29%) SQL
4 50 (23.81%) Java
5 31 (14.76%) Python
6 25 (11.90%) VB.NET
7 20 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 17 (8.10%) PL/SQL
9 16 (7.62%) Ruby
9 16 (7.62%) Scala
10 12 (5.71%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.24%) TypeScript
12 10 (4.76%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.81%) ES6
13 8 (3.81%) VB
14 7 (3.33%) VBA
15 6 (2.86%) PHP
16 4 (1.90%) F#
17 3 (1.43%) ECMAScript
17 3 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (9.05%) Degree
2 15 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
1 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Kibana
1 1 (0.48%) logstash
1 1 (0.48%) Piwik
1 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 45 (21.43%) Oracle
2 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.62%) Google
4 7 (3.33%) Dell
5 6 (2.86%) IBM
5 6 (2.86%) Telerik
6 5 (2.38%) SAP
7 3 (1.43%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.43%) Splunk
8 2 (0.95%) Apple
8 2 (0.95%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.95%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.95%) hybris
8 2 (0.95%) PayPal
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.95%) Zend
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.48%) VMware
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