The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 170 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 170 over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Content Repository API for Java (JCR) (JSR 170)
Rank - - 202
Contract jobs citing JSR 170 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
JSR 170
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1241 1613 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 30.44% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1326 1294
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

JSR 170
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing JSR 170 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 170 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JSR 170
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 170 across the City of London region.

JSR 170 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London