The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
UK
Rank 192 233 194
Rank change year-on-year +41 -39  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 571 552 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.04% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 3.71% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 374 421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.85% -4.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +22.85% -5.40%  

Ajax is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ajax as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in the UK

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ajax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ajax in the UK

Ajax
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the UK

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ajax.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ajax in the UK

Ajax
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 527 £400 - 207
South East +50 157 £350 - 38
London -27 156 £425 -2.85% 66
Hampshire +48 40 £400 +20.75% 10
North East +22 40 £396 +26.56% 3
Tyne and Wear +20 40 £396 +26.56% 2
South West +27 38 £413 +28.90% 13
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 38 £396 +31.83% 2
East Midlands +11 33 £350 -17.64% 12
Buckinghamshire +21 32 £350 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire +16 28 £350 +16.66% 6
North West -12 27 £375 +3.44% 27
East of England -15 27 £311 -13.54% 26
Wales +21 26 £338 -18.67% 1
City of London -8 25 £425 -15.00% 16
Yorkshire +19 24 £450 +28.57% 13
South Wales +24 23 £270 -28.94% 1
Surrey +15 23 £340 -8.70% 1
West Yorkshire +24 22 £450 +28.57% 9
Leeds +20 21 £450 +24.13% 3
West Sussex -28 21 £410 +19.27% 3
West Midlands +13 20 £445 +48.33% 9
Oxford - 20 £350 - 1
Aylesbury - 19 £408 -
Cardiff +34 18 £375 +2.73% 1
Northamptonshire +5 17 £408 -9.44% 5
Basingstoke +20 13 £350 +12.00% 3
Wiltshire +11 13 £413 -2.94% 1
Manchester -8 12 £350 -3.44% 20
Northampton +7 11 £338 +1.50% 1

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Ajax.

1 930 (88.74%) HTML
2 879 (83.87%) CSS
3 827 (78.91%) JavaScript
4 584 (55.73%) jQuery
5 520 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
6 493 (47.04%) HTML5
7 412 (39.31%) CSS3
8 379 (36.16%) JSON
9 347 (33.11%) MVC
10 336 (32.06%) C#
11 332 (31.68%) XML
12 310 (29.58%) Java
13 296 (28.24%) SQL
14 294 (28.05%) Web Services
15 292 (27.86%) AngularJS
16 274 (26.15%) .NET
17 272 (25.95%) Web Development
18 266 (25.38%) Git (software)
19 256 (24.43%) REST
20 236 (22.52%) Front End Development
21 216 (20.61%) ASP.NET
22 208 (19.85%) Spring
23 205 (19.56%) TDD
23 205 (19.56%) Scrum
24 204 (19.47%) SQL Server
25 181 (17.27%) User Experience
26 177 (16.89%) RESTful
27 156 (14.89%) Oracle
27 156 (14.89%) CMS
28 151 (14.41%) SOAP

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 156 (14.89%) CMS
2 90 (8.59%) Apache
3 68 (6.49%) Confluence
4 63 (6.01%) IIS
5 56 (5.34%) WebSphere
6 51 (4.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 48 (4.58%) JBoss
8 42 (4.01%) SharePoint
9 40 (3.82%) WebLogic
10 37 (3.53%) Apache Solr
10 37 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (3.34%) EPiServer
12 25 (2.39%) Tomcat
13 23 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (2.00%) Umbraco
15 17 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.43%) Drupal
16 15 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
17 13 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (1.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (5.34%) Photoshop
2 31 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.67%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.57%) GIMP
7 3 (0.29%) MS Office
7 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.19%) InVision
8 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.57%) Magento
3 5 (0.48%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.38%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.095%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.095%) RMDS
6 1 (0.095%) Shopify
6 1 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.58%) GitHub
4 14 (1.34%) PaaS
5 10 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.86%) Boomi
7 8 (0.76%) Heroku
7 8 (0.76%) IaaS
8 6 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.48%) Akamai
9 5 (0.48%) SaaS
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.29%) Route 53
12 2 (0.19%) Google Checkout
12 2 (0.19%) Office 365
12 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 132 (12.60%) HTTP
2 42 (4.01%) Internet
3 22 (2.10%) SSL
4 18 (1.72%) Intranet
5 15 (1.43%) DNS
6 11 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.86%) LDAP
8 8 (0.76%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.67%) RTP
9 7 (0.67%) RTSP
9 7 (0.67%) SMTP
10 6 (0.57%) Extranet
10 6 (0.57%) SNMP
11 5 (0.48%) SSH
12 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.19%) Network Security
14 1 (0.095%) Asterisk PBX
14 1 (0.095%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 1 (0.095%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 128 (12.21%) Relational Database
3 127 (12.12%) MySQL
4 94 (8.97%) NoSQL
5 87 (8.30%) MongoDB
6 85 (8.11%) Oracle Database
7 64 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (3.24%) RDBMS
11 32 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 15 (1.43%) Hadoop
18 14 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
19 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 266 (25.38%) Git (software)
2 143 (13.65%) Subversion
3 124 (11.83%) Jenkins
4 122 (11.64%) JIRA
5 104 (9.92%) JUnit
6 71 (6.77%) Visual Studio
7 68 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (5.82%) Selenium
9 50 (4.77%) Maven
10 41 (3.91%) Grunt
11 39 (3.72%) Ant
12 38 (3.63%) Eclipse
13 34 (3.24%) gulp
14 32 (3.05%) Jasmine
15 27 (2.58%) Cucumber
16 25 (2.39%) Gradle
16 25 (2.39%) IntelliJ
17 22 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
17 22 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
17 22 (2.10%) webpack
General
1 124 (11.83%) Finance
2 59 (5.63%) Banking
3 34 (3.24%) Marketing
4 29 (2.77%) Advertising
5 28 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.39%) Retail
7 16 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.34%) Publishing
9 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.95%) Electronics
11 8 (0.76%) Games
12 5 (0.48%) Automotive
13 4 (0.38%) Front Office
13 4 (0.38%) Legal
14 3 (0.29%) Military
15 2 (0.19%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.095%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 913 (87.12%) Developer
2 240 (22.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 168 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 145 (13.84%) .NET Developer
5 117 (11.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 113 (10.78%) HTML Developer
7 99 (9.45%) Web Developer
8 93 (8.87%) HTML CSS Developer
9 88 (8.40%) C# Developer
10 75 (7.16%) Architect
11 71 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
12 62 (5.92%) Angular Developer
13 60 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
14 58 (5.53%) Senior Developer
15 54 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 51 (4.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 48 (4.58%) ServiceNow Developer
18 46 (4.39%) UI Developer
19 43 (4.10%) Scala Developer
20 41 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (88.74%) HTML
2 879 (83.87%) CSS
3 584 (55.73%) jQuery
4 493 (47.04%) HTML5
5 412 (39.31%) CSS3
6 379 (36.16%) JSON
7 332 (31.68%) XML
8 294 (28.05%) Web Services
9 292 (27.86%) AngularJS
10 274 (26.15%) .NET
11 256 (24.43%) REST
12 216 (20.61%) ASP.NET
13 208 (19.85%) Spring
14 177 (16.89%) RESTful
15 151 (14.41%) SOAP
16 131 (12.50%) Django
16 131 (12.50%) Sass
17 124 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 114 (10.88%) Ruby on Rails
19 104 (9.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 181 (17.27%) User Experience
2 73 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.34%) W3C
4 25 (2.39%) Mobile App
5 19 (1.81%) CMDB
5 19 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.62%) Client/Server
6 17 (1.62%) N-Tier
7 14 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.15%) Graphic Design
8 12 (1.15%) Web 2.0
9 10 (0.95%) RIA
10 9 (0.86%) Blog
10 9 (0.86%) Interactive TV
11 8 (0.76%) Equities
11 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 131 (12.50%) Linux
2 77 (7.35%) Windows
3 50 (4.77%) Unix
4 29 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.48%) Android
6 14 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (0.67%) webOS
7 7 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
7 7 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.57%) Solaris
9 3 (0.29%) AIX
9 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) CentOS
10 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (33.11%) MVC
3 272 (25.95%) Web Development
4 236 (22.52%) Front End Development
5 205 (19.56%) Scrum
5 205 (19.56%) TDD
6 146 (13.93%) OO
7 144 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (13.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 108 (10.31%) Web Design
10 107 (10.21%) Open Source
11 97 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 94 (8.97%) Automated Testing
13 83 (7.92%) OWASP
14 77 (7.35%) Unit Testing
15 74 (7.06%) Wireframes
16 69 (6.58%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 65 (6.20%) OOP
18 61 (5.82%) Kanban
18 61 (5.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 827 (78.91%) JavaScript
2 336 (32.06%) C#
3 310 (29.58%) Java
4 296 (28.24%) SQL
5 149 (14.22%) Ruby
6 126 (12.02%) Python
7 124 (11.83%) Scala
8 94 (8.97%) PHP
9 60 (5.73%) T-SQL
10 49 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 49 (4.68%) VB.NET
11 29 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 28 (2.67%) Perl
13 20 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.81%) ActionScript
14 19 (1.81%) TypeScript
15 16 (1.53%) VB
16 10 (0.95%) ES6
17 9 (0.86%) C
17 9 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (5.34%) Security Cleared
2 51 (4.87%) Degree
3 46 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.29%) CISA
7 3 (0.29%) CISM
7 3 (0.29%) CISSP
7 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.095%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.095%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.095%) MCP
9 1 (0.095%) MCSD
9 1 (0.095%) PhD
9 1 (0.095%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.00%) QA
2 8 (0.76%) SLA
3 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.29%) FedRAMP
4 3 (0.29%) WCAG
5 2 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (3.44%) Docker
2 14 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.86%) LXC
4 7 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.095%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.095%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.095%) Varnish
8 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.24%) Ansible
3 12 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.15%) Puppet
4 5 (0.48%) Kibana
4 5 (0.48%) logstash
5 3 (0.29%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.19%) vRealize
7 1 (0.095%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.095%) Control-M
7 1 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.095%) Piwik
7 1 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.095%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.095%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.095%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 156 (14.89%) Oracle
2 116 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 80 (7.63%) Google
4 59 (5.63%) Adobe
5 56 (5.34%) ServiceNow
6 43 (4.10%) Sitecore
7 25 (2.39%) IBM
8 19 (1.81%) Apple
9 15 (1.43%) Perforce
9 15 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.34%) BEA
11 12 (1.15%) Zend
12 11 (1.05%) Telerik
13 10 (0.95%) ATG
13 10 (0.95%) SAP
14 8 (0.76%) Dell
15 7 (0.67%) Brightcove
15 7 (0.67%) Sybase
16 6 (0.57%) Ensighten
17 5 (0.48%) VMware
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £190 to £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 17 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago