Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 395 284 245
Rank change year-on-year -111 -39 -21
Contract jobs citing Ajax 609 905 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.90% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.81% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 622 727
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £288
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £33.44 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.85% -22.23% +16.22%
10th Percentile £32.71 £20.69 £39.12
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.00 £45.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £33.44 £43.00
% change year-on-year +24.85% -22.23% +16.22%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 34,052 32,237 30,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 32.06% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,975 22,982 20,872
UK median daily rate £478 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 336 336
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.90 £18.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ajax as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ajax in the UK

Ajax
Top 16 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 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
England -98 555 £450 +5.88% 293
UK excluding London -116 314 £425 +6.25% 235
London -47 279 £500 +11.11% 81
South East -51 124 £438 +9.38% 53
Midlands -19 59 £405 +8.00% 28
North of England -63 51 £400 +5.26% 74
East Midlands +4 29 £365 -2.78% 14
North West -39 29 £400 - 43
West Midlands -43 27 £450 +46.94% 14
East of England -21 23 £450 +16.13% 24
Northern Ireland +21 18 £412 -0.72% 4
Yorkshire -35 16 £410 +9.33% 22
Scotland -16 14 £441 +17.67% 9
South West -66 14 £350 -6.67% 33
Wales -8 13 £488 +8.33% 10
North East -1 6 £431 -10.62% 9

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 with a requirement for Ajax.

1 506 (83.09%) JavaScript
2 467 (76.68%) HTML
3 458 (75.21%) CSS
4 321 (52.71%) jQuery
5 306 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
6 241 (39.57%) AngularJS
7 219 (35.96%) HTML5
8 212 (34.81%) Java
9 190 (31.20%) MVC
10 186 (30.54%) XML
11 166 (27.26%) REST
12 164 (26.93%) CSS3
13 156 (25.62%) C#
14 152 (24.96%) .NET
14 152 (24.96%) Git (software)
15 149 (24.47%) JSON
16 143 (23.48%) Web Services
17 140 (22.99%) SQL
18 125 (20.53%) RESTful
19 123 (20.20%) Scrum
20 117 (19.21%) TDD
21 116 (19.05%) Web Development
21 116 (19.05%) Test Automation
22 113 (18.56%) React
23 110 (18.06%) Finance
24 108 (17.73%) ASP.NET
25 106 (17.41%) Front End Development
26 104 (17.08%) OO
27 100 (16.42%) Spring
28 97 (15.93%) SQL Server

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 58 (9.52%) CMS
2 36 (5.91%) WebSphere
3 28 (4.60%) IIS
4 25 (4.11%) Apache
5 22 (3.61%) Confluence
6 21 (3.45%) Drupal
7 20 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (3.12%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.96%) WebLogic
10 17 (2.79%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.46%) JBoss
11 15 (2.46%) WordPress
12 12 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (1.15%) Anypoint
17 7 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.99%) EPiServer
Applications
1 33 (5.42%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.49%) GIMP
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) CATIA
5 1 (0.16%) InVision
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.16%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.16%) Endur
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.42%) npm
3 30 (4.93%) GitHub
4 21 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.81%) PaaS
6 10 (1.64%) BrowserStack
7 9 (1.48%) Office 365
8 8 (1.31%) IaaS
9 7 (1.15%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.82%) SaaS
11 5 (0.82%) Sauce Labs
11 5 (0.82%) Yarn
12 4 (0.66%) Apigee
12 4 (0.66%) Yammer
13 3 (0.49%) Force.com
14 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.33%) Serverless
15 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.72%) HTTP
2 23 (3.78%) Internet
3 9 (1.48%) DNS
3 9 (1.48%) DSL
4 8 (1.31%) WAN
5 7 (1.15%) FTP
5 7 (1.15%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.15%) Intranet
5 7 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.99%) Broadband
6 6 (0.99%) DHCP
6 6 (0.99%) DLNA
6 6 (0.99%) Firewall
6 6 (0.99%) IPv4
6 6 (0.99%) IPv6
6 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.99%) UPnP
6 6 (0.99%) VoIP
7 4 (0.66%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 79 (12.97%) Relational Database
3 65 (10.67%) MySQL
4 22 (3.61%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.79%) DB2
5 17 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.82%) SQLite
12 4 (0.66%) MarkLogic
12 4 (0.66%) Power BI
12 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 152 (24.96%) Git (software)
2 76 (12.48%) Subversion
3 69 (11.33%) Jenkins
4 62 (10.18%) JUnit
5 58 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 58 (9.52%) Maven
6 57 (9.36%) Grunt
7 52 (8.54%) JIRA
7 52 (8.54%) Visual Studio
8 51 (8.37%) Selenium
9 46 (7.55%) gulp
10 41 (6.73%) Cucumber
11 33 (5.42%) Jasmine
11 33 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (3.78%) Karma Test Runner
13 19 (3.12%) WebDriver
14 18 (2.96%) Bower
15 16 (2.63%) Gradle
15 16 (2.63%) webpack
16 15 (2.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 110 (18.06%) Finance
2 73 (11.99%) Banking
3 15 (2.46%) Marketing
4 14 (2.30%) Publishing
5 13 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.66%) Legal
7 4 (0.66%) Retail
8 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 2 (0.33%) Military
9 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 533 (87.52%) Developer
2 101 (16.58%) Java Developer
3 81 (13.30%) .NET Developer
4 78 (12.81%) Senior Developer
5 70 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 49 (8.05%) C# Developer
6 49 (8.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 42 (6.90%) React Developer
8 38 (6.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (6.24%) UI Developer
9 36 (5.91%) ServiceNow Developer
10 35 (5.75%) Web Developer
11 34 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (4.27%) Scala Developer
13 25 (4.11%) PHP Developer
14 24 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
15 23 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (3.78%) HTML Developer
16 19 (3.12%) Angular Developer
16 19 (3.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (76.68%) HTML
2 458 (75.21%) CSS
3 321 (52.71%) jQuery
4 241 (39.57%) AngularJS
5 219 (35.96%) HTML5
6 186 (30.54%) XML
7 166 (27.26%) REST
8 164 (26.93%) CSS3
9 152 (24.96%) .NET
10 149 (24.47%) JSON
11 143 (23.48%) Web Services
12 125 (20.53%) RESTful
13 113 (18.56%) React
14 108 (17.73%) ASP.NET
15 100 (16.42%) Spring
16 97 (15.93%) Node.js
17 96 (15.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 77 (12.64%) Sass
19 65 (10.67%) XHTML
20 59 (9.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.72%) User Experience
2 35 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.28%) Fintech
5 19 (3.12%) CMDB
6 16 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.13%) iPad
8 12 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.64%) W3C
10 8 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.31%) Online Banking
11 7 (1.15%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.99%) iPhone
12 6 (0.99%) Media Streaming
12 6 (0.99%) Social Media
13 5 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.49%) Linux
2 67 (11.00%) Windows
3 33 (5.42%) Unix
4 23 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.30%) Android
6 12 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.64%) Solaris
8 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.15%) VMS
9 6 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.66%) Debian
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (31.20%) MVC
3 123 (20.20%) Scrum
4 117 (19.21%) TDD
5 116 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 116 (19.05%) Web Development
6 106 (17.41%) Front End Development
7 104 (17.08%) OO
8 68 (11.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 67 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (10.34%) SDLC
11 59 (9.69%) BDD
11 59 (9.69%) Software Engineering
12 52 (8.54%) OOP
13 51 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 40 (6.57%) E-Commerce
16 38 (6.24%) ITSM
16 38 (6.24%) Service Management
17 37 (6.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 506 (83.09%) JavaScript
2 212 (34.81%) Java
3 156 (25.62%) C#
4 140 (22.99%) SQL
5 66 (10.84%) PHP
6 57 (9.36%) Python
7 37 (6.08%) T-SQL
8 36 (5.91%) Scala
9 28 (4.60%) Ruby
10 19 (3.12%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.79%) Java 8
12 15 (2.46%) ES6
13 14 (2.30%) C++
14 10 (1.64%) Perl
14 10 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.48%) C
16 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.15%) XPath
18 6 (0.99%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (6.40%) Degree
2 35 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.33%) CCNA
7 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.60%) QA
2 9 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.82%) WCAG
4 4 (0.66%) PSD2
5 3 (0.49%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (2.96%) Docker
2 10 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) KVM
3 4 (0.66%) LXC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.13%) Puppet
3 9 (1.48%) Ansible
4 5 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.82%) Terraform
5 4 (0.66%) Kibana
6 2 (0.33%) cPanel
6 2 (0.33%) Plesk
7 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 68 (11.17%) Microsoft
1 68 (11.17%) Oracle
2 44 (7.22%) ServiceNow
3 36 (5.91%) Adobe
4 16 (2.63%) Google
4 16 (2.63%) IBM
4 16 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 11 (1.81%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.48%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 9 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (1.15%) Demandware
7 7 (1.15%) Zend
8 5 (0.82%) Apple
8 5 (0.82%) SAP
8 5 (0.82%) Snow
8 5 (0.82%) Telerik
9 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.66%) Citrix
9 4 (0.66%) TIBCO