Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 143 160
Rank change year-on-year -49 +17 +43
Contract jobs citing Ajax 200 261 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.64% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 5.90% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 160 118
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
10th Percentile £299 £313 £288
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +17.11%
10th Percentile £41.25 £37.50 £17.65
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £44.95
England median hourly rate £39.00 £38.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +1.30% +14.07% +0.60%

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 5,320 4,424 4,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.99% 27.76% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,467 2,648 3,152
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 86 125
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Hampshire -23 51 £395 +5.33% 22
Thames Valley -39 50 £420 +12.00% 26
West Sussex -15 35 £463 +8.82% 8
Surrey -51 24 £448 +31.62% 8
East Sussex +20 23 £338 - 2
Oxfordshire -16 17 £420 +20.00% 5
Berkshire -21 17 £438 +14.38% 13
Kent +17 16 £288 -14.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 16 £450 +10.43% 8
Middlesex +8 2 £328 +151.92%
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 178 (89.00%) HTML
2 160 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 156 (78.00%) CSS
4 134 (67.00%) jQuery
5 101 (50.50%) HTML5
6 95 (47.50%) CSS3
7 83 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (37.00%) JSON
9 70 (35.00%) .NET
9 70 (35.00%) C#
10 68 (34.00%) MVC
11 63 (31.50%) Web Services
11 63 (31.50%) AngularJS
12 62 (31.00%) REST
13 59 (29.50%) ASP.NET
14 58 (29.00%) Java
14 58 (29.00%) SQL
15 54 (27.00%) Git (software)
16 52 (26.00%) Web Development
16 52 (26.00%) XML
17 51 (25.50%) SQL Server
18 42 (21.00%) Scrum
19 40 (20.00%) RESTful
20 39 (19.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 35 (17.50%) Subversion
22 34 (17.00%) HTTP
22 34 (17.00%) Relational Database
22 34 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
23 33 (16.50%) React
24 32 (16.00%) Sass

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 18 (9.00%) CMS
2 16 (8.00%) IIS
3 13 (6.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.00%) Confluence
5 10 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.50%) Umbraco
7 8 (4.00%) EPiServer
7 8 (4.00%) GemFire
8 6 (3.00%) JBoss
8 6 (3.00%) WordPress
9 4 (2.00%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.50%) Apache
10 3 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.50%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.50%) Drupal
10 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) GIMP
3 1 (0.50%) InVision
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Magento
1 2 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.00%) GitHub
2 4 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Force.com
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) npm
4 1 (0.50%) NuGet
4 1 (0.50%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.00%) HTTP
2 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.00%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.00%) Internet
4 3 (1.50%) DNS
4 3 (1.50%) IMAP
4 3 (1.50%) SMTP
5 2 (1.00%) DVB
5 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.00%) SNMP
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.00%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.50%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.50%) Oracle Database
4 16 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 15 (7.50%) MySQL
6 10 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.50%) Redis
9 5 (2.50%) SQLite
10 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.50%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.50%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.00%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 54 (27.00%) Git (software)
2 35 (17.50%) Subversion
3 26 (13.00%) Jenkins
4 24 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (11.50%) Visual Studio
6 16 (8.00%) JUnit
7 12 (6.00%) JIRA
7 12 (6.00%) Maven
8 11 (5.50%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.00%) gulp
9 10 (5.00%) Selenium
10 9 (4.50%) Grunt
10 9 (4.50%) SoapUI
11 8 (4.00%) Mockito
12 7 (3.50%) LoadRunner
13 5 (2.50%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.50%) JMeter
13 5 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (2.00%) Babel
14 4 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 30 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.50%) Retail
3 2 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
4 1 (0.50%) Publishing
4 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (85.50%) Developer
2 30 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 29 (14.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (14.50%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.50%) Web Developer
4 28 (14.00%) C# Developer
5 26 (13.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (11.00%) Angular Developer
7 22 (11.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 22 (11.00%) HTML Developer
8 21 (10.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (8.00%) UI Developer
10 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (6.50%) SQL Developer
12 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
13 11 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 11 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (5.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (5.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (89.00%) HTML
2 156 (78.00%) CSS
3 134 (67.00%) jQuery
4 101 (50.50%) HTML5
5 95 (47.50%) CSS3
6 74 (37.00%) JSON
7 70 (35.00%) .NET
8 63 (31.50%) AngularJS
8 63 (31.50%) Web Services
9 62 (31.00%) REST
10 59 (29.50%) ASP.NET
11 52 (26.00%) XML
12 40 (20.00%) RESTful
13 39 (19.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (16.50%) React
16 32 (16.00%) Sass
17 28 (14.00%) KnockoutJS
17 28 (14.00%) Spring
18 26 (13.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.00%) User Experience
2 14 (7.00%) W3C
3 11 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.00%) Social Media
7 4 (2.00%) iPhone
8 3 (1.50%) iPad
8 3 (1.50%) Mashup
8 3 (1.50%) NHS
9 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.00%) Fintech
9 2 (1.00%) Life Science
9 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.50%) Blog
10 1 (0.50%) Photography
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.50%) Linux
2 18 (9.00%) Unix
3 14 (7.00%) Windows
4 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.00%) MVC
3 52 (26.00%) Web Development
4 42 (21.00%) Scrum
5 29 (14.50%) Test Automation
6 27 (13.50%) TDD
7 26 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.00%) Open Source
8 24 (12.00%) Front End Development
9 23 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 19 (9.50%) Web Design
12 18 (9.00%) SDLC
13 16 (8.00%) OO
14 15 (7.50%) OWASP
15 14 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (6.00%) Configuration Management
16 12 (6.00%) Prototyping
16 12 (6.00%) Unit Testing
17 11 (5.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 160 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (35.00%) C#
3 58 (29.00%) Java
3 58 (29.00%) SQL
4 23 (11.50%) Ruby
4 23 (11.50%) Scala
5 15 (7.50%) Python
6 14 (7.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.00%) PHP
7 10 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.00%) Java 8
9 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.00%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.00%) C++
11 4 (2.00%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.00%) VB
12 3 (1.50%) ES6
12 3 (1.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) Degree
2 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (13.00%) Oracle
2 23 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.00%) Google
4 5 (2.50%) AppDynamics
4 5 (2.50%) Dynatrace
4 5 (2.50%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (2.00%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.50%) Adobe
6 3 (1.50%) HP
6 3 (1.50%) Perforce
6 3 (1.50%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.00%) Apple
7 2 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (1.00%) Volusion
7 2 (1.00%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow