Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 185 204
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19 -16
Contract jobs citing Ajax 179 214 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.27% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 4.57% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 102
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +9.59% +8.15%
10th Percentile £290 £304 £305
90th Percentile £500 £488 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - +11.11%
England median hourly rate £41.75 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.71% +4.33% +4.65%

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 5,535 4,685 4,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.51% 27.80% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,615 2,900 2,807
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.58%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 135
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £14.55 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £51.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -28 56 £400 +6.67% 13
Thames Valley -40 36 £420 +5.00% 20
West Sussex -16 27 £475 +6.74% 2
East Sussex +7 24 £438 +34.62% 2
Surrey -14 18 £450 +7.14% 17
Berkshire -28 18 £313 -10.71% 14
Kent +16 16 £288 -21.77% 5
Oxfordshire -9 13 £420 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £425 +30.77% 4
Middlesex +11 2 - -
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 160 (89.39%) HTML
2 145 (81.01%) JavaScript
2 145 (81.01%) CSS
3 124 (69.27%) jQuery
4 91 (50.84%) HTML5
5 86 (48.04%) CSS3
6 79 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (40.22%) MVC
8 66 (36.87%) C#
9 65 (36.31%) .NET
10 64 (35.75%) JSON
11 60 (33.52%) Git (software)
12 56 (31.28%) ASP.NET
12 56 (31.28%) Web Services
13 52 (29.05%) SQL Server
13 52 (29.05%) REST
14 50 (27.93%) XML
14 50 (27.93%) SQL
14 50 (27.93%) Java
15 49 (27.37%) AngularJS
16 45 (25.14%) Web Development
17 42 (23.46%) Subversion
18 37 (20.67%) Scrum
19 33 (18.44%) React
20 31 (17.32%) HTTP
20 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
21 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
22 29 (16.20%) RESTful
23 28 (15.64%) Relational Database
24 26 (14.53%) Microsoft

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 14 (7.82%) CMS
2 12 (6.70%) Confluence
3 11 (6.15%) IIS
4 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.03%) Apache
5 9 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (5.03%) Umbraco
5 9 (5.03%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.47%) WordPress
7 7 (3.91%) EPiServer
8 6 (3.35%) JBoss
8 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.23%) Drupal
10 4 (2.23%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) GIMP
3 1 (0.56%) InVision
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.26%) GitHub
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) Force.com
4 2 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.32%) HTTP
2 9 (5.03%) Internet
3 6 (3.35%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.23%) DVB
4 4 (2.23%) SNMP
5 3 (1.68%) DNS
5 3 (1.68%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.68%) IMAP
5 3 (1.68%) SMTP
6 2 (1.12%) LAN
6 2 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.64%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.06%) MySQL
4 17 (9.50%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.47%) SQLite
8 7 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.79%) Cloudant
9 5 (2.79%) Redis
10 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.68%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (33.52%) Git (software)
2 42 (23.46%) Subversion
3 26 (14.53%) Visual Studio
4 20 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (9.50%) JUnit
6 16 (8.94%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.70%) JIRA
8 9 (5.03%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.03%) Selenium
9 8 (4.47%) Maven
10 6 (3.35%) Grunt
10 6 (3.35%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.79%) gulp
11 5 (2.79%) JMeter
11 5 (2.79%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.23%) NetBeans
12 4 (2.23%) PyCharm
12 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (1.12%) Ant
General
1 18 (10.06%) Finance
2 3 (1.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Automotive
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (87.71%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (15.64%) .NET Developer
4 27 (15.08%) Java Developer
5 26 (14.53%) Web Developer
6 23 (12.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (10.61%) C# Developer
8 17 (9.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (6.70%) HTML CSS Developer
12 12 (6.70%) HTML Developer
12 12 (6.70%) SQL Developer
12 12 (6.70%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (6.70%) UI Developer
13 11 (6.15%) Angular Developer
13 11 (6.15%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (89.39%) HTML
2 145 (81.01%) CSS
3 124 (69.27%) jQuery
4 91 (50.84%) HTML5
5 86 (48.04%) CSS3
6 65 (36.31%) .NET
7 64 (35.75%) JSON
8 56 (31.28%) ASP.NET
8 56 (31.28%) Web Services
9 52 (29.05%) REST
10 50 (27.93%) XML
11 49 (27.37%) AngularJS
12 33 (18.44%) React
13 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (16.20%) RESTful
15 25 (13.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (10.61%) .NET Framework
17 19 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
17 19 (10.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) User Experience
2 14 (7.82%) W3C
3 10 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.03%) Social Media
5 8 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.47%) iPhone
6 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.23%) Life Science
7 4 (2.23%) NHS
7 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.68%) Mashup
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) Photography
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.97%) Linux
2 20 (11.17%) Windows
3 12 (6.70%) Unix
4 10 (5.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.12%) Debian
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.22%) MVC
3 45 (25.14%) Web Development
4 37 (20.67%) Scrum
5 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
6 26 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (13.41%) OO
8 23 (12.85%) Open Source
9 20 (11.17%) TDD
9 20 (11.17%) Web Design
10 19 (10.61%) Front End Development
11 18 (10.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 16 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (8.38%) Prototyping
14 13 (7.26%) SDLC
15 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
16 11 (6.15%) Service Design
16 11 (6.15%) Wireframes
17 10 (5.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (81.01%) JavaScript
2 66 (36.87%) C#
3 50 (27.93%) Java
3 50 (27.93%) SQL
4 24 (13.41%) Scala
5 20 (11.17%) Python
5 20 (11.17%) Ruby
6 17 (9.50%) PHP
7 12 (6.70%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.91%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.91%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.23%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.23%) C++
9 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.23%) Tcl
10 3 (1.68%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) ES6
11 2 (1.12%) Jython
11 2 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) CCNA
3 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.38%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) Google
4 6 (3.35%) Zend
5 5 (2.79%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.79%) Dynatrace
5 5 (2.79%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.68%) Adobe
7 3 (1.68%) HP
7 3 (1.68%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco
8 2 (1.12%) Dell
8 2 (1.12%) EMC
8 2 (1.12%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) Juniper
8 2 (1.12%) Nokia
8 2 (1.12%) Volusion
8 2 (1.12%) WooCommerce