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 26 April 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.

Ajax
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 239 194
Rank change year-on-year +44 -45  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 598 593 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.06% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 3.81% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 378 451
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.23% -12.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £13.00 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £66.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +29.23% -13.90%  

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 14684 15556 14918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.59% 27.85% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10203 10869 9655
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 196 201
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ajax in the UK

Ajax
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 April 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 +31 548 £400 - 240
South East +27 157 £350 -12.50% 51
London -54 157 £425 - 84
South West +30 43 £400 +25.00% 21
East of England +12 40 £330 -8.33% 19
North East +48 39 £404 +29.12% 3
Tyne and Wear +44 39 £404 +29.12% 3
East Midlands +14 39 £363 - 11
Newcastle upon Tyne +43 37 £404 +37.36% 2
Hampshire +30 37 £400 -5.88% 8
North West +20 34 £375 -6.25% 22
Oxfordshire +16 30 £350 +19.14% 8
Buckinghamshire +18 29 £408 +81.11% 3
Yorkshire +21 25 £375 - 18
Surrey +17 25 £330 -17.50% 10
Wales +15 25 £304 -24.06% 2
Northamptonshire +19 24 £400 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire +30 23 £375 +0.67% 13
West Sussex -26 23 £330 -21.42% 5
South Wales +16 22 £270 -30.76% 2
City of London -17 22 £450 -8.11% 26
Aylesbury - 22 £408 -
Oxford - 22 £350 - 2
Manchester +17 21 £375 -4.76% 15
Leeds +27 20 £375 -5.06% 7
Cardiff +33 17 £356 -2.39% 2
Wiltshire +15 17 £400 +18.51% 1
Basingstoke +17 13 £350 +12.00% 3
Northampton +10 13 £338 +16.37% 1
Scotland +42 12 £300 +2.12% 5

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 912 (87.11%) HTML
2 872 (83.29%) CSS
3 816 (77.94%) JavaScript
4 569 (54.35%) jQuery
5 530 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
6 512 (48.90%) HTML5
7 423 (40.40%) CSS3
8 394 (37.63%) JSON
9 336 (32.09%) MVC
10 330 (31.52%) C#
11 324 (30.95%) Java
12 318 (30.37%) XML
13 290 (27.70%) Git (software)
14 285 (27.22%) AngularJS
15 280 (26.74%) SQL
16 269 (25.69%) Web Services
17 268 (25.60%) Web Development
18 263 (25.12%) .NET
18 263 (25.12%) REST
19 236 (22.54%) Front End Development
20 211 (20.15%) Spring
21 208 (19.87%) Scrum
22 203 (19.39%) ASP.NET
23 200 (19.10%) TDD
24 189 (18.05%) SQL Server
25 185 (17.67%) User Experience
26 184 (17.57%) RESTful
27 166 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
28 164 (15.66%) CMS
29 159 (15.19%) Ruby

Ajax
Co-occurring 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
1 164 (15.66%) CMS
2 91 (8.69%) Apache
3 76 (7.26%) Confluence
4 59 (5.64%) IIS
5 58 (5.54%) WebSphere
6 51 (4.87%) JBoss
7 47 (4.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 38 (3.63%) EPiServer
9 37 (3.53%) SharePoint
9 37 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 36 (3.44%) Apache Solr
10 36 (3.44%) WebLogic
11 25 (2.39%) Tomcat
12 21 (2.01%) Umbraco
13 18 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (1.15%) Drupal
17 11 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 51 (4.87%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.96%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.57%) GIMP
7 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) InVision
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.57%) Magento
3 5 (0.48%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.096%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.25%) GitHub
4 13 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.15%) PaaS
6 8 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.76%) IaaS
7 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.48%) SaaS
9 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.38%) Heroku
9 4 (0.38%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.38%) Route 53
10 2 (0.19%) Google Checkout
11 1 (0.096%) Boomi
11 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.096%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 138 (13.18%) HTTP
2 40 (3.82%) Internet
3 18 (1.72%) SSL
4 16 (1.53%) DNS
4 16 (1.53%) Intranet
5 11 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.76%) SMTP
7 7 (0.67%) RTP
7 7 (0.67%) RTSP
8 6 (0.57%) Extranet
8 6 (0.57%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.48%) LDAP
9 5 (0.48%) SSH
10 4 (0.38%) Firewall
11 3 (0.29%) SNMP
11 3 (0.29%) VPN
12 2 (0.19%) IMAP
12 2 (0.19%) Network Security
12 2 (0.19%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 139 (13.28%) Relational Database
3 124 (11.84%) MySQL
4 93 (8.88%) NoSQL
5 89 (8.50%) MongoDB
6 79 (7.55%) Oracle Database
7 50 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 18 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (1.43%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (1.24%) Big Data
17 13 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 290 (27.70%) Git (software)
2 156 (14.90%) Subversion
3 147 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 130 (12.42%) JIRA
5 112 (10.70%) JUnit
6 72 (6.88%) Visual Studio
7 59 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (5.16%) Selenium
9 52 (4.97%) Maven
10 47 (4.49%) Ant
11 39 (3.72%) Eclipse
12 35 (3.34%) gulp
13 30 (2.87%) Gradle
13 30 (2.87%) IntelliJ
14 29 (2.77%) Cucumber
14 29 (2.77%) Grunt
15 24 (2.29%) Jasmine
16 21 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
16 21 (2.01%) TeamCity
17 19 (1.81%) Mercurial
General
1 121 (11.56%) Finance
2 55 (5.25%) Banking
3 36 (3.44%) Marketing
4 28 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.29%) Advertising
5 24 (2.29%) Retail
6 12 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.05%) Publishing
8 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.76%) Electronics
10 7 (0.67%) Games
11 6 (0.57%) Automotive
12 5 (0.48%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
14 2 (0.19%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.096%) Billing
15 1 (0.096%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 913 (87.20%) Developer
2 247 (23.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 170 (16.24%) Java Developer
4 137 (13.09%) .NET Developer
5 125 (11.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 108 (10.32%) HTML Developer
7 106 (10.12%) Web Developer
8 95 (9.07%) C# Developer
9 91 (8.69%) HTML CSS Developer
10 77 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 67 (6.40%) Architect
12 62 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
13 57 (5.44%) Angular Developer
13 57 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 56 (5.35%) Senior Developer
15 54 (5.16%) Scala Developer
16 53 (5.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 45 (4.30%) ServiceNow Developer
17 45 (4.30%) UI Developer
18 39 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 912 (87.11%) HTML
2 872 (83.29%) CSS
3 569 (54.35%) jQuery
4 512 (48.90%) HTML5
5 423 (40.40%) CSS3
6 394 (37.63%) JSON
7 318 (30.37%) XML
8 285 (27.22%) AngularJS
9 269 (25.69%) Web Services
10 263 (25.12%) .NET
10 263 (25.12%) REST
11 211 (20.15%) Spring
12 203 (19.39%) ASP.NET
13 184 (17.57%) RESTful
14 143 (13.66%) Django
15 139 (13.28%) SOAP
16 135 (12.89%) Sass
17 131 (12.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 120 (11.46%) Ruby on Rails
19 112 (10.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (17.67%) User Experience
2 71 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.72%) W3C
4 25 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 18 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.72%) Web 2.0
7 17 (1.62%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.24%) CMDB
10 12 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.15%) Interactive TV
11 11 (1.05%) RIA
12 9 (0.86%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.67%) MPEG
14 7 (0.67%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.67%) Streaming Video
15 6 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 139 (13.28%) Linux
2 80 (7.64%) Windows
3 55 (5.25%) Unix
4 25 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.29%) Android
6 13 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.76%) Solaris
9 7 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.38%) webOS
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.096%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (32.09%) MVC
3 268 (25.60%) Web Development
4 236 (22.54%) Front End Development
5 208 (19.87%) Scrum
6 200 (19.10%) TDD
7 166 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
8 141 (13.47%) OO
9 134 (12.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 115 (10.98%) Web Design
11 113 (10.79%) Open Source
12 111 (10.60%) Automated Testing
13 98 (9.36%) Configuration Management
14 81 (7.74%) OWASP
14 81 (7.74%) Unit Testing
14 81 (7.74%) Wireframes
15 76 (7.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 70 (6.69%) E-Commerce
17 63 (6.02%) OOP
18 61 (5.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 816 (77.94%) JavaScript
2 330 (31.52%) C#
3 324 (30.95%) Java
4 280 (26.74%) SQL
5 159 (15.19%) Ruby
6 141 (13.47%) Python
7 138 (13.18%) Scala
8 81 (7.74%) PHP
9 58 (5.54%) T-SQL
10 44 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 34 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 27 (2.58%) Perl
13 25 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.91%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.81%) ActionScript
15 19 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.72%) VB
17 11 (1.05%) ES6
18 10 (0.96%) Groovy
19 6 (0.57%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 55 (5.25%) Degree
2 49 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.57%) 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 (0.096%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.096%) MCP
9 1 (0.096%) MCSD
9 1 (0.096%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.62%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.48%) SLA
3 4 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.29%) FedRAMP
4 3 (0.29%) WAI
5 2 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (3.63%) Docker
2 10 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.76%) LXC
4 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.096%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.096%) Varnish
7 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.53%) Ansible
3 14 (1.34%) Puppet
4 13 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.38%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.29%) Kibana
6 3 (0.29%) logstash
7 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.19%) Graphite
7 2 (0.19%) Icinga
7 2 (0.19%) Mesos
7 2 (0.19%) Nagios
7 2 (0.19%) Salt
7 2 (0.19%) vRealize
7 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.096%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.096%) Control-M
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 145 (13.85%) Oracle
2 102 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 96 (9.17%) Google
4 53 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 43 (4.11%) Adobe
6 42 (4.01%) Sitecore
7 23 (2.20%) IBM
8 20 (1.91%) Apple
9 17 (1.62%) Perforce
10 15 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.15%) Telerik
12 11 (1.05%) ATG
13 10 (0.96%) BEA
13 10 (0.96%) Zend
14 7 (0.67%) Brightcove
14 7 (0.67%) SAP
15 6 (0.57%) Sencha
16 5 (0.48%) Omniture
16 5 (0.48%) VMware
16 5 (0.48%) Workday
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £251 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago