The table below looks at the statistics for JSR 168 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 JSR 168 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank 587 558 520
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -38
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 2 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.008% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JSR 168 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSR 168
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JSR 168 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSR 168
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 across the England region.

JSR 168 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSR 168
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Liferay
5 3 (42.86%) Scala
5 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) GitHub
5 3 (42.86%) Gradle
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (42.86%) Velocity
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Alfresco
5 3 (42.86%) Groovy
5 3 (42.86%) JSR 286
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) Servlets

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (42.86%) Liferay
1 3 (42.86%) Alfresco
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Portal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Velocity
4 3 (42.86%) JSR 286
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) J2SE
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM