Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 151 180
Rank change year-on-year -60 +29 -3
Contract jobs citing Ajax 169 227 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.48% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 5.50% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 154 123
South East median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £296 £307 £280
90th Percentile £515 £519 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.95% -21.83%
England median hourly rate £27.25 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -36.63% +27.41% +17.64%

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 5,050 4,131 4,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.99% 26.96% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,208 2,539 3,125
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £281
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 71 104
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +3.07% +7.19% +9.29%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Thames Valley -38 61 £431 +23.21% 36
Hampshire -34 30 £375 -6.25% 20
West Sussex -10 28 £450 +9.76% 7
Oxfordshire -11 26 £438 +25.00% 5
Surrey -39 25 £455 +33.82% 11
Buckinghamshire -28 20 £438 +20.69% 18
East Sussex +14 19 £300 -11.11% 7
Berkshire +2 15 £363 +11.54% 13
Middlesex - 4 £328 -
Kent +7 3 £385 +14.93% 2
Ajax
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 135 (79.88%) HTML
2 124 (73.37%) CSS
3 120 (71.01%) JavaScript
4 91 (53.85%) jQuery
5 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (44.38%) HTML5
7 64 (37.87%) CSS3
8 62 (36.69%) AngularJS
9 60 (35.50%) REST
9 60 (35.50%) JSON
10 59 (34.91%) C#
11 57 (33.73%) Java
11 57 (33.73%) Scrum
12 46 (27.22%) MVC
12 46 (27.22%) SQL
12 46 (27.22%) .NET
13 42 (24.85%) Web Services
14 41 (24.26%) XML
14 41 (24.26%) ASP.NET
14 41 (24.26%) TDD
15 38 (22.49%) Test Automation
16 35 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (20.71%) RESTful
17 34 (20.12%) Web Development
17 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
18 32 (18.93%) Jenkins
19 29 (17.16%) Front End Development
20 28 (16.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 28 (16.57%) Ruby
21 27 (15.98%) Unit Testing

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 11 (6.51%) CMS
1 11 (6.51%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.92%) Confluence
2 10 (5.92%) GemFire
3 8 (4.73%) JBoss
3 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.14%) IIS
4 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.96%) EPiServer
6 4 (2.37%) Apache
6 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.78%) WordPress
8 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.59%) GIMP
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.92%) GitHub
2 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.14%) npm
4 4 (2.37%) Bluemix
4 4 (2.37%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.78%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.59%) NuGet
6 1 (0.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.98%) HTTP
2 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.20%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.24%) MySQL
4 13 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.10%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.51%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.37%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.37%) Power BI
9 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.98%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.83%) JUnit
4 17 (10.06%) Cucumber
4 17 (10.06%) Subversion
5 16 (9.47%) Selenium
6 15 (8.88%) JIRA
7 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
8 13 (7.69%) Grunt
9 12 (7.10%) gulp
9 12 (7.10%) Maven
10 11 (6.51%) Bitbucket
10 11 (6.51%) SoapUI
11 10 (5.92%) Mockito
12 9 (5.33%) webpack
13 8 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (4.14%) LoadUI
15 5 (2.96%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.96%) JSUnit
15 5 (2.96%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Banking
3 6 (3.55%) Marketing
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (76.92%) Developer
2 27 (15.98%) C# Developer
3 24 (14.20%) .NET Developer
4 23 (13.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (13.02%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (11.83%) Architect
6 20 (11.83%) Java Developer
7 19 (11.24%) HTML Developer
8 18 (10.65%) Angular Developer
8 18 (10.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (10.65%) HTML CSS Developer
9 14 (8.28%) Scala Developer
9 14 (8.28%) Web Developer
10 12 (7.10%) Technical Architect
11 11 (6.51%) SQL Developer
12 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (5.33%) AWS Developer
13 9 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (79.88%) HTML
2 124 (73.37%) CSS
3 91 (53.85%) jQuery
4 75 (44.38%) HTML5
5 64 (37.87%) CSS3
6 62 (36.69%) AngularJS
7 60 (35.50%) JSON
7 60 (35.50%) REST
8 46 (27.22%) .NET
9 42 (24.85%) Web Services
10 41 (24.26%) ASP.NET
10 41 (24.26%) XML
11 35 (20.71%) RESTful
12 28 (16.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (14.79%) Sass
13 25 (14.79%) Spring
14 21 (12.43%) XHTML
15 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (10.06%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (8.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) User Experience
2 11 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.37%) Wiki
6 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.78%) iPad
7 2 (1.18%) Blog
7 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Fintech
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.38%) Linux
2 15 (8.88%) Unix
3 5 (2.96%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Android
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (33.73%) Scrum
3 46 (27.22%) MVC
4 41 (24.26%) TDD
5 38 (22.49%) Test Automation
6 35 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (20.12%) Web Development
8 29 (17.16%) Front End Development
9 27 (15.98%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.65%) OO
10 18 (10.65%) Open Source
11 17 (10.06%) OOP
11 17 (10.06%) OWASP
12 16 (9.47%) Kanban
13 15 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (8.88%) SDLC
14 12 (7.10%) Configuration Management
15 10 (5.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 10 (5.92%) Integration Testing
15 10 (5.92%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (71.01%) JavaScript
2 59 (34.91%) C#
3 57 (33.73%) Java
4 46 (27.22%) SQL
5 28 (16.57%) Ruby
6 21 (12.43%) Python
6 21 (12.43%) Scala
7 12 (7.10%) PHP
7 12 (7.10%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.51%) Java 8
8 11 (6.51%) PL/SQL
8 11 (6.51%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.92%) C++
10 9 (5.33%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.55%) Apex Code
12 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.96%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.37%) ES6
13 4 (2.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (4.14%) Degree
1 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.59%) Puppet
3 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (14.79%) Oracle
2 9 (5.33%) Google
3 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.37%) Adobe
5 4 (2.37%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.78%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.78%) Apple
6 3 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.78%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.78%) Perforce
6 3 (1.78%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.18%) Twitter
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco
8 1 (0.59%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.59%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.59%) Xamarin