Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 248 246
Rank change year-on-year -94 -2 -23
Contract jobs citing Ajax 774 1,060 1,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 1.04% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 3.21% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 693 784
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.33% +0.88%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £603 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 5
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £39.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +4.33% +11.77%
10th Percentile £31.56 £23.14 £33.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £39.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.71% +4.33% +11.77%

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 36,238 33,013 31,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.28% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,562 23,296 22,128
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 381 371
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.50 £14.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +9.33% -

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
England -70 718 £450 +5.88% 291
UK excluding London -78 430 £420 +5.00% 226
London -66 334 £500 +5.82% 79
South East -39 180 £414 +3.44% 58
Midlands +8 85 £424 +31.32% 35
North of England -63 73 £450 +16.13% 74
North West -3 52 £473 +15.24% 49
West Midlands -15 48 £450 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +17 35 £365 +16.66% 24
East of England -20 32 £450 +16.13% 26
Northern Ireland +29 21 £412 -1.90% 4
Scotland -44 19 £450 +16.13% 4
Yorkshire -53 14 £410 +9.33% 21
South West -47 13 £350 -6.67% 19
Wales -29 9 £413 -8.33% 6
North East -11 7 £324 -32.32% 4

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for Ajax.

1 651 (84.11%) JavaScript
2 592 (76.49%) HTML
3 585 (75.58%) CSS
4 436 (56.33%) jQuery
5 364 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
6 317 (40.96%) HTML5
7 312 (40.31%) AngularJS
8 265 (34.24%) Java
9 250 (32.30%) MVC
10 225 (29.07%) CSS3
11 223 (28.81%) XML
12 208 (26.87%) .NET
13 207 (26.74%) Git (software)
14 196 (25.32%) C#
15 191 (24.68%) Web Services
15 191 (24.68%) REST
16 189 (24.42%) SQL
17 185 (23.90%) TDD
18 181 (23.39%) JSON
19 157 (20.28%) Finance
20 155 (20.03%) RESTful
21 154 (19.90%) Scrum
22 142 (18.35%) React
23 139 (17.96%) ASP.NET
24 136 (17.57%) Front End Development
25 130 (16.80%) SQL Server
26 126 (16.28%) OO
27 124 (16.02%) Node.js
28 118 (15.25%) Test Automation
28 118 (15.25%) Spring

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 69 (8.91%) CMS
2 46 (5.94%) IIS
3 43 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 29 (3.75%) Confluence
5 24 (3.10%) Apache
6 23 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 22 (2.84%) JBoss
8 21 (2.71%) Drupal
8 21 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 21 (2.71%) WordPress
9 20 (2.58%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (1.81%) Umbraco
12 11 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (1.16%) EPiServer
13 9 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (5.68%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.68%) GIMP
3 6 (0.78%) InVision
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.52%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) CATIA
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Magento
2 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.26%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (4.78%) GitHub
4 33 (4.26%) npm
5 17 (2.20%) BrowserStack
6 12 (1.55%) PaaS
7 11 (1.42%) IaaS
7 11 (1.42%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.42%) SaaS
8 9 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
9 8 (1.03%) Trello
10 5 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.65%) Yarn
11 4 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.52%) Apigee
11 4 (0.52%) NuGet
12 3 (0.39%) Force.com
12 3 (0.39%) Office 365
13 2 (0.26%) Datadog
13 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.08%) HTTP
2 27 (3.49%) Internet
3 13 (1.68%) HTTPS
4 12 (1.55%) DNS
5 11 (1.42%) FTP
6 9 (1.16%) WAN
7 8 (1.03%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.90%) Broadband
8 7 (0.90%) DHCP
8 7 (0.90%) DLNA
8 7 (0.90%) DSL
8 7 (0.90%) IPv4
8 7 (0.90%) IPv6
8 7 (0.90%) UPnP
8 7 (0.90%) VoIP
8 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.78%) Firewall
9 6 (0.78%) Intranet
9 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 95 (12.27%) Relational Database
3 68 (8.79%) MySQL
4 39 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 38 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 31 (4.01%) RDBMS
7 26 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.58%) DB2
10 19 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.07%) DB2 UDB
13 10 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.29%) SQLite
14 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.03%) Power BI
15 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 207 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.21%) Subversion
3 78 (10.08%) JUnit
4 71 (9.17%) Grunt
4 71 (9.17%) Jenkins
5 70 (9.04%) JIRA
6 68 (8.79%) gulp
7 65 (8.40%) Maven
8 57 (7.36%) Eclipse
8 57 (7.36%) Visual Studio
9 51 (6.59%) Selenium
10 48 (6.20%) Cucumber
11 46 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (5.17%) Bitbucket
13 36 (4.65%) Jasmine
14 21 (2.71%) Bower
14 21 (2.71%) Karma Test Runner
14 21 (2.71%) SoapUI
15 19 (2.45%) Mocha
16 18 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 157 (20.28%) Finance
2 91 (11.76%) Banking
3 25 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 15 (1.94%) Retail
5 14 (1.81%) Marketing
6 10 (1.29%) Publishing
7 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.52%) Advertising
8 4 (0.52%) Legal
9 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 658 (85.01%) Developer
2 133 (17.18%) Java Developer
3 108 (13.95%) .NET Developer
4 105 (13.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 77 (9.95%) UI Developer
6 75 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 70 (9.04%) Senior Developer
8 67 (8.66%) C# Developer
8 67 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
9 46 (5.94%) Web Developer
10 44 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 39 (5.04%) React Developer
12 37 (4.78%) Angular Developer
13 36 (4.65%) HTML Developer
14 35 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (4.39%) ServiceNow Developer
16 30 (3.88%) Architect
17 29 (3.75%) PHP Developer
18 27 (3.49%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 592 (76.49%) HTML
2 585 (75.58%) CSS
3 436 (56.33%) jQuery
4 317 (40.96%) HTML5
5 312 (40.31%) AngularJS
6 225 (29.07%) CSS3
7 223 (28.81%) XML
8 208 (26.87%) .NET
9 191 (24.68%) REST
9 191 (24.68%) Web Services
10 181 (23.39%) JSON
11 155 (20.03%) RESTful
12 142 (18.35%) React
13 139 (17.96%) ASP.NET
14 124 (16.02%) Node.js
15 118 (15.25%) Spring
16 113 (14.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 110 (14.21%) Sass
18 77 (9.95%) .NET Framework
19 76 (9.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.82%) User Experience
2 34 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.62%) Fintech
4 27 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (3.36%) W3C
6 25 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.71%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.94%) CMDB
9 15 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.68%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.55%) iPad
12 11 (1.42%) Social Media
13 10 (1.29%) iPhone
14 8 (1.03%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.90%) Media Streaming
16 6 (0.78%) NHS
16 6 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.95%) Linux
2 74 (9.56%) Windows
3 41 (5.30%) Unix
4 26 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.16%) Android
6 9 (1.16%) Solaris
7 8 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (0.90%) VMS
9 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.39%) Debian
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (32.30%) MVC
3 185 (23.90%) TDD
4 154 (19.90%) Scrum
5 136 (17.57%) Front End Development
6 126 (16.28%) OO
7 118 (15.25%) Test Automation
8 115 (14.86%) Web Development
9 92 (11.89%) BDD
10 82 (10.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 76 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (9.69%) OOP
12 75 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (9.30%) Software Engineering
14 62 (8.01%) Open Source
15 58 (7.49%) SDLC
16 51 (6.59%) E-Commerce
16 51 (6.59%) Web Design
17 50 (6.46%) Unit Testing
18 48 (6.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 651 (84.11%) JavaScript
2 265 (34.24%) Java
3 196 (25.32%) C#
4 189 (24.42%) SQL
5 81 (10.47%) PHP
6 48 (6.20%) Python
7 45 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 37 (4.78%) Scala
9 35 (4.52%) Ruby
10 27 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 23 (2.97%) C++
11 23 (2.97%) Java 8
12 22 (2.84%) ES6
13 19 (2.45%) Perl
14 10 (1.29%) Apple Swift
14 10 (1.29%) C
14 10 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.29%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.90%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (7.75%) Degree
2 44 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) CCNA
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.17%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.03%) WCAG
4 4 (0.52%) PMO
4 4 (0.52%) PSD2
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (5.17%) Docker
2 8 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.90%) LXC
4 4 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.58%) Puppet
3 17 (2.20%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.42%) Ansible
5 7 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.78%) Terraform
7 5 (0.65%) Mesos
8 2 (0.26%) cPanel
8 2 (0.26%) Nagios
8 2 (0.26%) Plesk
9 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 86 (11.11%) Oracle
2 79 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.68%) ServiceNow
4 35 (4.52%) Adobe
5 22 (2.84%) IBM
6 21 (2.71%) Google
7 15 (1.94%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 15 (1.94%) MuleSoft
8 11 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.16%) Perfecto Mobile
9 9 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.03%) Apple
10 8 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (1.03%) Zend
11 7 (0.90%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.78%) Demandware
12 6 (0.78%) SAP
12 6 (0.78%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.65%) SOASTA, Inc