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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
UK
Rank 206 233 200
Rank change year-on-year +27 -33  
Contract jobs citing Ajax 564 552 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 3.71% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 374 408
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 14027 14876 14126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9735 10312 9157
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 182 227 189
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 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 26 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 26 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 +29 522 £400 - 218
London -22 157 £425 -2.85% 65
South East +57 154 £350 - 40
Hampshire +46 41 £400 +20.75% 10
North East +20 40 £396 +26.56% 3
Tyne and Wear +19 40 £396 +26.56% 2
South West +26 38 £413 +28.90% 15
Newcastle upon Tyne +24 38 £396 +31.83% 2
East Midlands +15 32 £344 -19.11% 13
Buckinghamshire +17 30 £350 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire +14 27 £350 +16.66% 7
Wales +22 26 £338 -18.67% 1
North West -10 26 £375 +3.44% 30
East of England -14 26 £313 -13.19% 26
Yorkshire +18 25 £450 +28.57% 15
City of London -7 25 £425 -15.00% 14
South Wales +25 23 £270 -28.94% 1
West Yorkshire +22 23 £488 +39.28% 10
Surrey +20 23 £340 -8.70% 1
Leeds +17 22 £488 +34.48% 4
West Sussex -28 21 £410 +19.27% 6
West Midlands +9 19 £450 +50.00% 11
Oxford - 19 £350 - 2
Aylesbury - 19 £408 -
Cardiff +32 18 £375 +2.73% 1
Northamptonshire +6 16 £400 -11.11% 6
Basingstoke +20 13 £350 +12.00% 3
Wiltshire +11 13 £413 -2.94% 1
Manchester -4 12 £350 -3.44% 22
Worthing -5 11 £410 -8.88% 1

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 (89.00%) HTML
2 883 (84.50%) CSS
3 826 (79.04%) JavaScript
4 580 (55.50%) jQuery
5 517 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
6 493 (47.18%) HTML5
7 415 (39.71%) CSS3
8 376 (35.98%) JSON
9 348 (33.30%) MVC
10 335 (32.06%) C#
11 331 (31.67%) XML
12 309 (29.57%) Java
13 295 (28.23%) Web Services
14 292 (27.94%) SQL
14 292 (27.94%) AngularJS
15 276 (26.41%) Web Development
16 271 (25.93%) .NET
17 265 (25.36%) Git (software)
18 258 (24.69%) REST
19 235 (22.49%) Front End Development
20 214 (20.48%) ASP.NET
21 207 (19.81%) Spring
22 206 (19.71%) Scrum
23 202 (19.33%) SQL Server
23 202 (19.33%) TDD
24 180 (17.22%) User Experience
25 178 (17.03%) RESTful
26 156 (14.93%) Oracle
27 154 (14.74%) CMS
28 150 (14.35%) 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
1 154 (14.74%) CMS
2 89 (8.52%) Apache
3 70 (6.70%) Confluence
4 62 (5.93%) IIS
5 54 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 50 (4.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 48 (4.59%) JBoss
8 42 (4.02%) SharePoint
9 40 (3.83%) WebLogic
10 36 (3.44%) Apache Solr
11 35 (3.35%) EPiServer
11 35 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 25 (2.39%) Tomcat
13 23 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (2.01%) Umbraco
15 17 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.44%) Drupal
16 15 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
17 13 (1.24%) WordPress
18 12 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 55 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 31 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.44%) 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 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.48%) Magento
2 5 (0.48%) Workday HCM
3 4 (0.38%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.096%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.096%) RMDS
5 1 (0.096%) Shopify
5 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.58%) GitHub
4 14 (1.34%) PaaS
5 10 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.86%) Boomi
7 8 (0.77%) Heroku
7 8 (0.77%) IaaS
8 6 (0.57%) SaaS
9 5 (0.48%) Akamai
9 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
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
13 1 (0.096%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 133 (12.73%) HTTP
2 40 (3.83%) Internet
3 24 (2.30%) SSL
4 17 (1.63%) Intranet
5 16 (1.53%) DNS
6 11 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.96%) LDAP
8 8 (0.77%) 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
13 2 (0.19%) VPN
14 1 (0.096%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 1 (0.096%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.34%) Relational Database
3 126 (12.06%) MySQL
4 93 (8.90%) NoSQL
5 85 (8.13%) Oracle Database
6 84 (8.04%) MongoDB
7 63 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 32 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 18 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (1.44%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 265 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 143 (13.68%) Subversion
3 123 (11.77%) Jenkins
4 122 (11.67%) JIRA
5 105 (10.05%) JUnit
6 71 (6.79%) Visual Studio
7 69 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (5.84%) Selenium
9 51 (4.88%) Maven
10 42 (4.02%) Grunt
11 39 (3.73%) Ant
12 38 (3.64%) Eclipse
13 35 (3.35%) gulp
14 33 (3.16%) Jasmine
15 28 (2.68%) Cucumber
16 25 (2.39%) Gradle
17 23 (2.20%) IntelliJ
17 23 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
17 23 (2.20%) webpack
18 22 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 122 (11.67%) Finance
2 55 (5.26%) Banking
3 34 (3.25%) Marketing
4 29 (2.78%) Advertising
5 28 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.39%) Retail
7 16 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.34%) Publishing
9 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.96%) Electronics
11 8 (0.77%) 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 (0.096%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 911 (87.18%) Developer
2 239 (22.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 166 (15.89%) Java Developer
4 143 (13.68%) .NET Developer
5 117 (11.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 112 (10.72%) HTML Developer
7 101 (9.67%) Web Developer
8 91 (8.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 87 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 75 (7.18%) Architect
11 70 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 61 (5.84%) Angular Developer
13 59 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
14 58 (5.55%) Senior Developer
15 53 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 51 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 49 (4.69%) ServiceNow Developer
18 47 (4.50%) UI Developer
19 44 (4.21%) Scala Developer
20 41 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (89.00%) HTML
2 883 (84.50%) CSS
3 580 (55.50%) jQuery
4 493 (47.18%) HTML5
5 415 (39.71%) CSS3
6 376 (35.98%) JSON
7 331 (31.67%) XML
8 295 (28.23%) Web Services
9 292 (27.94%) AngularJS
10 271 (25.93%) .NET
11 258 (24.69%) REST
12 214 (20.48%) ASP.NET
13 207 (19.81%) Spring
14 178 (17.03%) RESTful
15 150 (14.35%) SOAP
16 133 (12.73%) Sass
17 132 (12.63%) Django
18 127 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 115 (11.00%) Ruby on Rails
20 104 (9.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (17.22%) User Experience
2 71 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.35%) W3C
4 24 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 20 (1.91%) CMDB
6 19 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 17 (1.63%) N-Tier
8 13 (1.24%) Graphic Design
8 13 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.15%) Web 2.0
10 10 (0.96%) RIA
11 9 (0.86%) Blog
11 9 (0.86%) Interactive TV
12 8 (0.77%) Equities
12 8 (0.77%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.67%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 130 (12.44%) Linux
2 77 (7.37%) Windows
3 50 (4.78%) Unix
4 29 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.49%) Android
6 13 (1.24%) 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 (0.096%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (33.30%) MVC
3 276 (26.41%) Web Development
4 235 (22.49%) Front End Development
5 206 (19.71%) Scrum
6 202 (19.33%) TDD
7 146 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
8 145 (13.88%) OO
9 142 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 110 (10.53%) Web Design
11 109 (10.43%) Open Source
12 99 (9.47%) Configuration Management
13 96 (9.19%) Automated Testing
14 84 (8.04%) OWASP
15 75 (7.18%) Unit Testing
16 73 (6.99%) Wireframes
17 68 (6.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 64 (6.12%) OOP
19 62 (5.93%) SDLC
20 61 (5.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 826 (79.04%) JavaScript
2 335 (32.06%) C#
3 309 (29.57%) Java
4 292 (27.94%) SQL
5 149 (14.26%) Ruby
6 128 (12.25%) Python
7 125 (11.96%) Scala
8 93 (8.90%) PHP
9 60 (5.74%) T-SQL
10 49 (4.69%) PL/SQL
11 47 (4.50%) VB.NET
12 29 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.49%) Perl
14 20 (1.91%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.82%) ActionScript
15 19 (1.82%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.53%) VB
17 10 (0.96%) ES6
18 9 (0.86%) C
18 9 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 56 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 51 (4.88%) Degree
3 46 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.96%) 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%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.096%) MCP
9 1 (0.096%) MCSD
9 1 (0.096%) PhD
9 1 (0.096%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.91%) QA
2 8 (0.77%) SLA
3 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.38%) WCAG
5 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.29%) FedRAMP
6 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 (0.096%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.096%) Varnish
8 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.34%) 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 (0.096%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.096%) Control-M
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.096%) Piwik
7 1 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.096%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.096%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 156 (14.93%) Oracle
2 116 (11.10%) Microsoft
3 80 (7.66%) Google
4 59 (5.65%) Adobe
5 58 (5.55%) ServiceNow
6 41 (3.92%) Sitecore
7 25 (2.39%) IBM
8 19 (1.82%) Apple
9 15 (1.44%) Perforce
10 14 (1.34%) BEA
11 13 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.15%) SAP
12 12 (1.15%) Zend
13 11 (1.05%) Telerik
14 10 (0.96%) ATG
15 8 (0.77%) Dell
16 7 (0.67%) Brightcove
16 7 (0.67%) Sybase
17 6 (0.57%) Ensighten
18 5 (0.48%) Sencha
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