The first table below looks at the demand for JSR 168 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £278 £328
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -15.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JSR 168
Scotland

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSR 168 across the Edinburgh region.

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JSR 168
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JSR 168 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSR 168.

1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JSR 286
2 8 (88.89%) CSS3
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) Apache Solr
4 6 (66.67%) RichFaces
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
5 5 (55.56%) Java EE
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) XSL
7 2 (22.22%) JBoss
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Maven
7 2 (22.22%) jBPM
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) BPMN
7 2 (22.22%) Drools
8 1 (11.11%) XSLT

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JSR 168 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSR 168. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) JSR 286
2 8 (88.89%) CSS3
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) RichFaces
4 5 (55.56%) Java EE
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) XSL
6 2 (22.22%) jBPM
6 2 (22.22%) Drools
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss