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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSR 168 over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168)
Rank 622 619 615
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing JSR 168 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.026% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £299 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.20% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £355 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £395 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-20.20% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
JSR 168
UK

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
15432 15161 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.16% 28.80% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10733 10578 9509
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 262 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.48 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

JSR 168
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JSR 168 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSR 168 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £299 -
JSR 168
UK

JSR 168
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSR 168 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JSR 168.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Liferay
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) GigaSpaces
5 2 (22.22%) Velocity
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming

JSR 168
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Liferay
2 2 (22.22%) Alfresco
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Portal Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Velocity
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) GigaSpaces
1 2 (22.22%) SAP