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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Java CAPS
Rank 590 586 572
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.070% 0.082% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate - £470 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £470 £381
% change year-on-year
- +23.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JCAPS
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
8572 8583 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.17% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5374 4918
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 300 304
Average hourly rate £19.96 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +10 5 - -
North West -17 1 - -
JCAPS
UK

JCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Middleware
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) JMS
5 4 (40.00%) Mule
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) FpML
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Control-M
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Sybase
5 4 (40.00%) DB2
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (20.00%) Talend
7 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) Mule ESB
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 2 (20.00%) XPath
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) TDD

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) Mule
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Mule ESB
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) JCAPS Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
3 4 (40.00%) XML Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Middleware Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) FpML
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) EJB
6 1 (10.00%) GWT
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) EAI
2 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BPEL
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Talend
3 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (20.00%) webMethods