Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 182 209
Rank change year-on-year -60 +27 +4
Contract jobs citing Ajax 130 202 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.23% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 4.33% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 128 97
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +8.11% +12.98%
10th Percentile £321 £303 £263
90th Percentile £506 £524 £488
England median daily rate £461 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% +9.88%
England median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -18.60% +16.22%

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 5,163 4,660 4,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.31% 28.35% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,333 2,904 2,473
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £490 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 104
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28.96 £22.50 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +4 54 £420 +13.90% 18
Surrey -3 20 £488 +2.63% 5
West Sussex -34 20 £450 - 2
East Sussex -3 17 £490 +50.77% 4
Thames Valley -56 15 £420 +5.00% 22
Berkshire -24 7 £265 -24.29% 11
Oxfordshire -15 6 £420 -1.18% 5
Kent - 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £419 +39.58% 6
Middlesex +14 1 - -
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 112 (86.15%) HTML
2 106 (81.54%) CSS
3 105 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 92 (70.77%) jQuery
5 70 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (40.00%) C#
7 50 (38.46%) HTML5
8 49 (37.69%) Java
9 46 (35.38%) Web Services
10 45 (34.62%) XML
10 45 (34.62%) MVC
11 43 (33.08%) Git (software)
12 42 (32.31%) JSON
13 41 (31.54%) CSS3
14 40 (30.77%) REST
14 40 (30.77%) .NET
15 37 (28.46%) Scrum
16 34 (26.15%) SQL
16 34 (26.15%) ASP.NET
17 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
17 33 (25.38%) Subversion
18 32 (24.62%) Web Development
18 32 (24.62%) Test Automation
19 29 (22.31%) OO
20 28 (21.54%) Python
21 27 (20.77%) AngularJS
22 24 (18.46%) Visual Studio
23 23 (17.69%) Linux
24 22 (16.92%) RESTful
25 20 (15.38%) Relational Database

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 13 (10.00%) Confluence
2 10 (7.69%) Apache
3 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.85%) CMS
5 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.85%) WordPress
6 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.08%) EPiServer
6 4 (3.08%) JBoss
6 4 (3.08%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.31%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.31%) IIS
8 2 (1.54%) Drupal
9 1 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.77%) Mule
9 1 (0.77%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) GitHub
2 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.31%) Force.com
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.62%) HTTP
2 7 (5.38%) Internet
3 4 (3.08%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.31%) DVB
4 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.31%) SNMP
5 2 (1.54%) LAN
5 2 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.77%) DNS
6 1 (0.77%) IMAP
6 1 (0.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.77%) MySQL
4 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) SQLite
5 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.54%) Redis
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.77%) OpenQM
7 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.77%) UniData
Development Applications
1 43 (33.08%) Git (software)
2 33 (25.38%) Subversion
3 24 (18.46%) Visual Studio
4 16 (12.31%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.31%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.31%) JUnit
4 16 (12.31%) Selenium
5 15 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (10.00%) JIRA
7 12 (9.23%) PyCharm
7 12 (9.23%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.08%) Grunt
9 3 (2.31%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.54%) Ant
10 2 (1.54%) Babel
10 2 (1.54%) gulp
10 2 (1.54%) Maven
11 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 11 (8.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Publishing
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 120 (92.31%) Developer
2 20 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 20 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (14.62%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.31%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (10.00%) React Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Developer in Test
6 12 (9.23%) Senior Test Automation Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Test Automation Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Scala Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (86.15%) HTML
2 106 (81.54%) CSS
3 92 (70.77%) jQuery
4 50 (38.46%) HTML5
5 46 (35.38%) Web Services
6 45 (34.62%) XML
7 42 (32.31%) JSON
8 41 (31.54%) CSS3
9 40 (30.77%) .NET
9 40 (30.77%) REST
10 34 (26.15%) ASP.NET
11 27 (20.77%) AngularJS
12 22 (16.92%) RESTful
13 20 (15.38%) React
14 19 (14.62%) Django
14 19 (14.62%) Spring
15 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (12.31%) SOAP
17 14 (10.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) iPhone
1 6 (4.62%) Social Media
2 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.85%) User Experience
2 5 (3.85%) W3C
3 4 (3.08%) Life Science
4 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Linux
2 17 (13.08%) Windows
3 14 (10.77%) Unix
4 6 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.54%) Debian
5 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Solaris
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.62%) MVC
3 37 (28.46%) Scrum
4 32 (24.62%) Test Automation
4 32 (24.62%) Web Development
5 29 (22.31%) OO
6 20 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 19 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (14.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.31%) SDLC
10 15 (11.54%) Web Design
11 14 (10.77%) OOP
11 14 (10.77%) Open Source
12 12 (9.23%) Database Optimisation
12 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
12 12 (9.23%) Manual Testing
12 12 (9.23%) SDET
12 12 (9.23%) Service Design
12 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 52 (40.00%) C#
3 49 (37.69%) Java
4 34 (26.15%) SQL
5 28 (21.54%) Python
6 19 (14.62%) Scala
7 16 (12.31%) Ruby
8 14 (10.77%) T-SQL
9 13 (10.00%) PHP
10 10 (7.69%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.85%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.85%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.08%) Apex Code
12 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.31%) C++
13 3 (2.31%) Tcl
14 2 (1.54%) C
14 2 (1.54%) Jython
14 2 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.92%) Degree
1 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) CCNA
2 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (10.00%) Google
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle
3 7 (5.38%) Zend
4 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.31%) IBM
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco
6 2 (1.54%) Dell
6 2 (1.54%) EMC
6 2 (1.54%) Juniper
6 2 (1.54%) Nokia
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.54%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.77%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.77%) Volusion