The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Application Platforms category for the England 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 CAPS
Rank 579 501 564
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +63
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.005% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.026% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Average daily rate £325 £480 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £476 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £484 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
JCAPS
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JCAPS across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JCAPS Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £325 - 1
JCAPS
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JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) HL7
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) CommVault
5 4 (25.00%) NHS
5 4 (25.00%) Clustering
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) DTS
5 4 (25.00%) EAI
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) LiteSpeed
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 3 (18.75%) Struts
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Sun

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) NServiceBus
3 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DTS
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) RavenDB
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
4 3 (18.75%) Struts
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) EJB
6 1 (6.25%) JDBC
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) WSDL
6 1 (6.25%) JAXB
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) EAI
1 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) RUP
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (6.25%) BPEL
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
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