The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCAPS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java CAPS
Rank 579 555 528
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.044% 0.13% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9153 8577 7613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.39% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5788 5346 4367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 307 424
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.78 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in England

JCAPS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JCAPS Daily Rate Trend in England

JCAPS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS across the England region.

JCAPS Hourly Rate Trend in England

JCAPS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCAPS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -12 1 - -
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UK

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS.

1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 7 (46.67%) EJB
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
7 5 (33.33%) EAI
7 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (33.33%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 4 (26.67%) J2EE
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
9 3 (20.00%) Process Management
9 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 3 (20.00%) Subversion
9 3 (20.00%) BPEL
9 3 (20.00%) Spring
9 3 (20.00%) Maven
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (20.00%) Mule

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (20.00%) Mule
4 3 (20.00%) Mule ESB
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JCAPS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) EJB
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) JavaBeans
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) EAI
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Process Management
3 3 (20.00%) BPEL
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) webMethods
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (13.33%) Neverfail