Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Ajax
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 200 186
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 -65
Contract jobs citing Ajax 215 188 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.13% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 4.21% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 103 148
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +9.63% -3.57%
10th Percentile £304 £305 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £441
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.95%
England median hourly rate £39.13 £37.50 £35.84
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.65% -13.13%

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 4642 4461 5139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.59% 26.80% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2699 3318
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £514
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 131 122
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £14.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.00 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 +34 94 £400 +10.34% 21
Hampshire -19 49 £375 -6.25% 15
Berkshire +12 37 £350 -6.67% 11
West Sussex +2 37 £445 +36.92% 2
Oxfordshire +38 35 £400 +10.34% 9
Buckinghamshire -12 22 £325 -1.52% 1
Surrey +2 15 £420 +34.40% 3
East Sussex -5 9 £325 -5.39% 3
Kent -3 5 £368 +83.75% 1
Sussex - 3 £525 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £278 -
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 195 (90.70%) HTML
2 190 (88.37%) CSS
3 172 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 110 (51.16%) jQuery
5 103 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (40.47%) MVC
6 87 (40.47%) AngularJS
7 77 (35.81%) Web Services
7 77 (35.81%) JSON
8 73 (33.95%) HTML5
9 72 (33.49%) REST
10 69 (32.09%) Web Development
10 69 (32.09%) SQL Server
10 69 (32.09%) C#
11 67 (31.16%) CSS3
12 64 (29.77%) SQL
12 64 (29.77%) XML
13 63 (29.30%) Git (software)
14 61 (28.37%) .NET
14 61 (28.37%) Java
15 58 (26.98%) Front End Development
16 51 (23.72%) ASP.NET
17 49 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (20.93%) Test Automation
18 45 (20.93%) Scrum
19 44 (20.47%) Microsoft
20 39 (18.14%) Subversion
21 36 (16.74%) Spring
22 33 (15.35%) Linux
23 32 (14.88%) Jenkins

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 19 (8.84%) Apache
2 13 (6.05%) IIS
3 11 (5.12%) Confluence
3 11 (5.12%) nginx
3 11 (5.12%) WordPress
4 8 (3.72%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.26%) CMS
6 6 (2.79%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.86%) Drupal
9 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.47%) Moodle
9 1 (0.47%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.47%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Totara
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) KANA IQ
2 6 (2.79%) Magento
3 4 (1.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.72%) SaaS
3 7 (3.26%) PaaS
4 5 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.33%) Google Checkout
5 4 (1.86%) IaaS
5 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.93%) Force.com
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) Firebase
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Heroku
7 1 (0.47%) Route 53
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Serverless
7 1 (0.47%) Trello
7 1 (0.47%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.09%) HTTP
2 3 (1.40%) DNS
2 3 (1.40%) IMAP
2 3 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) SMTP
3 1 (0.47%) Extranet
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (32.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.70%) MySQL
4 15 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.72%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.72%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.33%) Endeca
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.86%) GIS
9 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 63 (29.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (18.14%) Subversion
3 32 (14.88%) Jenkins
4 30 (13.95%) Visual Studio
5 22 (10.23%) JUnit
5 22 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (9.30%) JIRA
7 18 (8.37%) Selenium
8 10 (4.65%) Ant
8 10 (4.65%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.19%) Maven
10 6 (2.79%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.33%) Hudson
12 4 (1.86%) JMeter
12 4 (1.86%) Moq
12 4 (1.86%) MSTest
12 4 (1.86%) PyCharm
12 4 (1.86%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.86%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.86%) webpack
General
1 11 (5.12%) Finance
2 8 (3.72%) Banking
3 5 (2.33%) Marketing
3 5 (2.33%) Retail
3 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.86%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.86%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Military
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (88.84%) Developer
2 57 (26.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 50 (23.26%) .NET Developer
4 31 (14.42%) C# Developer
5 30 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 30 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (12.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (12.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (11.16%) SQL Developer
8 23 (10.70%) SQL Server Developer
9 19 (8.84%) AWS Developer
9 19 (8.84%) Senior Developer
10 18 (8.37%) Web Developer
11 17 (7.91%) Architect
11 17 (7.91%) PHP Developer
12 15 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (6.05%) HTML Developer
13 13 (6.05%) Java Developer
13 13 (6.05%) Scala Developer
14 12 (5.58%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (90.70%) HTML
2 190 (88.37%) CSS
3 110 (51.16%) jQuery
4 87 (40.47%) AngularJS
5 77 (35.81%) JSON
5 77 (35.81%) Web Services
6 73 (33.95%) HTML5
7 72 (33.49%) REST
8 67 (31.16%) CSS3
9 64 (29.77%) XML
10 61 (28.37%) .NET
11 51 (23.72%) ASP.NET
12 36 (16.74%) Spring
13 30 (13.95%) RESTful
14 29 (13.49%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (13.02%) Play Framework
16 27 (12.56%) Django
17 23 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (9.77%) Guice
19 17 (7.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.42%) User Experience
2 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.79%) CMDB
2 6 (2.79%) Web 2.0
3 5 (2.33%) W3C
4 4 (1.86%) Clustering
4 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Animation
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.35%) Linux
2 26 (12.09%) Windows
3 7 (3.26%) Windows 2000
3 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Unix
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (40.47%) MVC
3 69 (32.09%) Web Development
4 58 (26.98%) Front End Development
5 49 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (20.93%) Scrum
6 45 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 30 (13.95%) OO
7 30 (13.95%) Open Source
7 30 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 30 (13.95%) Web Design
8 27 (12.56%) Mentoring
9 25 (11.63%) Configuration Management
10 22 (10.23%) SDLC
11 21 (9.77%) OOP
11 21 (9.77%) Project Management
12 16 (7.44%) DevOps
13 15 (6.98%) Line Management
13 15 (6.98%) OWASP
13 15 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 172 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 69 (32.09%) C#
3 64 (29.77%) SQL
4 61 (28.37%) Java
5 30 (13.95%) Ruby
5 30 (13.95%) Scala
6 29 (13.49%) PHP
7 24 (11.16%) VB.NET
8 17 (7.91%) Python
9 13 (6.05%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.72%) Perl
11 8 (3.72%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.26%) VBScript
13 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.86%) ES6
14 4 (1.86%) F#
15 3 (1.40%) PHP 7
16 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.26%) Degree
1 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) HL7
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.56%) Google
3 15 (6.98%) Oracle
4 8 (3.72%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.72%) Telerik
5 7 (3.26%) KANA
6 6 (2.79%) ATG
6 6 (2.79%) Demandware
6 6 (2.79%) Intershop
7 5 (2.33%) Coremetrics
7 5 (2.33%) hybris
7 5 (2.33%) PayPal
8 4 (1.86%) ESRI
9 3 (1.40%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.40%) Zend
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.47%) BMC
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.47%) VMware